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Canon PowerShot A2000 IS Digital Camera

BH #CAPSA2000 • MFR #2667B001
Canon
Canon PowerShot A2000 IS Digital Camera
Key Features
  • 10.0 Megapixel
  • 6x Optical Zoom
  • 3.0" LCD Display
  • Optical Image Stabilizer
The Canon PowerShot A2000 IS Digital Camera provides a combination of innovative technology and superb design to transport your photography to an exciting level. With a high-quality 6x optical zoom lens and Canon's Image Stabilizer Technology, your images will always be clear and sharp - even in low light, and the 10.0 megapixel resolution means that you'll get extremely detailed prints up to 20 x 30" that will look great - even after cropping. The camera also features a large 3.0-inch LCD screen to make framing your shots easy and fun.

The Canon DIGIC III image processor provides advanced Face Detection AF/AE - a unique Canon technology that automatically detects faces in people shots and optimizes focus and exposure accordingly. Other key advancements include ISO 1600 sensitivity, Red-eye Correction for sharp, superior quality images, and an Easy Mode that allows the camera to take complete control of its settings to allow you to concentrate on your scene. In addition, the camera features an extensive range of creative shooting modes extended versatility.

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Canon A2000 IS Overview

  • 1Description
  • 210.0 Megapixel Resolution
  • 3High-quality Canon 6x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 4Image Stabilizer Technology for Steady Shooting
  • 5DIGIC III Processor with Face Detection
  • 6Compact, Lightweight Body
  • 7Shoot and View Widescreen Images
  • 8VGA Movie Recording with Sound
  • 9Easy Mode
  • 103.0" LCD Screen
  • 11Powered By AA-size Batteries
  • 12Easy, Flexible Direct Printing Options

The Canon PowerShot A2000 IS Digital Camera provides a combination of innovative technology and superb design to transport your photography to an exciting level. With a high-quality 6x optical zoom lens and Canon's Image Stabilizer Technology, your images will always be clear and sharp - even in low light, and the 10.0 megapixel resolution means that you'll get extremely detailed prints up to 20 x 30" that will look great - even after cropping. The camera also features a large 3.0-inch LCD screen to make framing your shots easy and fun.

The Canon DIGIC III image processor provides advanced Face Detection AF/AE - a unique Canon technology that automatically detects faces in people shots and optimizes focus and exposure accordingly. Other key advancements include ISO 1600 sensitivity, Red-eye Correction for sharp, superior quality images, and an Easy Mode that allows the camera to take complete control of its settings to allow you to concentrate on your scene. In addition, the camera features an extensive range of creative shooting modes extended versatility.

10.0 Megapixel Resolution
The 10.0 megapixel resolution of the PowerShot A2000 IS ensures the kind of detail that makes ordinary images extraordinary, and gives you the freedom to crop images and produce large prints that are true-to-life and filled with rich detail
High-quality Canon 6x Optical Zoom Lens
The 6x optical zoom lens of the PowerShot A2000 IS provides a focal length equivalent of 36-216mm so you'll be ready to capture a broad range of shots. Snapshots, landscapes and everything in between are rendered with the clear, bright quality of genuine Canon optics
Image Stabilizer Technology for Steady Shooting
The Canon PowerShot A2000 IS features Canon's exclusive Image Stabilizer Technology. Camera shake can cause blurring when shooting in low light and at long focal lengths, but the advanced Image Stabilizer uses digital technology to detect camera shake and signal precise lens shifts that effectively cancel it. This means the A2000 IS will allow you to take excellent-quality images in many more situations - outdoors at dusk, inside without a flash, anytime when lighting conditions are not ideal
DIGIC III Processor with Face Detection
Delivering fast, responsive camera performance and superb image rendering, the DIGIC III processor also drives Canon's landmark Face Detection technology that ensures accurate and bright people shots by automatically detecting faces in a scene and optimizing focus and exposure accordingly. Furthermore, the processor incorporates iSAPS scene-recognition technology using an internal database of thousands of different photos to improve focus speed and accuracy, as well as exposure and white balance
Compact, Lightweight Body
The PowerShot A2000 IS packs all its imaging power into a body so lightweight and compact, you'll take it everywhere. And for times when a camera is indispensable, you'll be glad you have one that doesn't weigh you down
Shoot and View Widescreen Images
The PowerShot A2000 IS includes a 16:9 widescreen resolution option, producing images that are perfect for your widescreen TV or computer monitor
VGA Movie Recording with Sound
The camera's movie functions include 30fps VGA recording with sound, and can playback onto a PC or a TV via the integrated AV Out connection. You can also shoot full-motion movies at QVGA (320 x240) that are well suited to PC playback, and there is even a 15 fps Compact Movie Mode that's ideal for creating movies you can attach to emails
Easy Mode
When you're taking pictures, the only thing you want to think about is your subject. That's why the PowerShot A2000 IS is equipped with Canon's Easy Mode that works in the background to handle all the technical details for you. Now you can relax and concentrate on choosing just the right angle, capturing the perfect expression, framing your shot perfectly. To make showing off your images just as carefree, the A2000 IS features an Easy Playback mode that makes viewing single images and slideshows on the camera effortless-even if you're new to digital photography!
3.0" LCD Screen
The PowerShot A2000 IS features a big 3.0 inch LCD screen with 230,000 pixels of resolution, and features a selectable Grid Line Display to help with shot composition and a Night Display mode for easy visibility after dark. So whether you're setting up your shot or playing it back, everything is bright and clear
Powered By AA-size Batteries
The A2000 IS camera is powered by common AA-size batteries that can be purchased at any store, so you don't need to worry about running out of batteries or recharging batteries - simply get new ones locally.
Easy, Flexible Direct Printing Options
The Print/Share button makes direct printing easier than ever. Simply connect the camera to a Canon Direct Photo Printer or PictBridge supported printer, press the Print/Share button and print. The Direct Print feature allows for image preview and editing (including cropping) on the camera when connected to a compatible printer. Also use the Print/Share button to transfer images directly to a computer (Windows)

Canon A2000 IS Specs

Camera TypeCompact Point-and-shoot Digital Camera with Optical Image Stabilizer
Image Quality
Image Sensor1/2.3" 10.3 MP CCD
Effective Resolution10.0 million pixels
Color Depth24-Bit RGB
Color ModesVivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom
Image File FormatsJPEG (SuperFine, Fine, Normal)
Recorded ResolutionLarge (3648 x 2736)
Widescreen (3648 x 2048)
Medium 1 (2816 x 2112)
Medium 2 (2272 x 1704)
Medium 3 (1600 x 1200)
Small (640 x 480)
Video RecordingAVI Motion JPEG with Audio
VGA (640 x 480 @ 30 fps/30 fps LP)
QVGA (320 x 240 @ 30 fps)
Compact (160 x 120 @ 15 fps)
Clip length limited by available memory up to 4GB or 60 minutes per clip (limited to 3 minutes per clip for Compact)
Audio RecordingWAVE (Monaural)
Optics
Lens TypeCanon Zoom Lens
Optical Zoom6x
Lens Focal Length6.4-38.4mm (36-216mm equivalent)
Digital Zoom4x
Minimum Focus Distance0.4" (1cm)
Maximum Aperturef/3.2-5.9
Optical Image StabilizationYes (Canon OIS)
Accessory Lens/Filter MountNo
Focus Control
Focus TypeTTL Autofocus, Manual focus
Focus ModesAuto, Face Detection Auto, Manual
Focus RangeNormal: 19.2" (50cm) - infinity
Macro: 0.4" (1cm) 19.2" (50cm) wide
Exposure Control
SensitivityAuto
High ISO Auto
Selectable ISO (80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600)
Shutter TypeNot Specified by Manufacturer
Shutter Speed15-1/1600 sec
Aperture Rangef/3.2-5.9 (max)
Exposure MeteringEvaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
Exposure ModesProgram AE, Exposure Compensation (+/-2EV stops in 1/3-stop increments), AE Lock
White Balance ModesAuto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom
Scene ModesAuto, Easy, P, Portrait, Landscape, Special Scene (Night Scene, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, ISO 3200), Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot
Flash
Built-in FlashYes (Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Slow synch, Second Curtain Synch, Flash Off)
Effective Flash Range1.0' (0.3 m) - 11.0' (3.5 m) wide
External Flash ConnectionNo
External Flash ControlNot Applicable
Performance
Start-Up TimeNot Specified by Manufacturer
Shutter LagNot Specified by Manufacturer
Time Between ShotsNot Specified by Manufacturer
Burst Capability1.3 fps Continuous
Self Timer2 sec or 10 sec
Interval RecordingNo
Date & Time StampYes
Memory & Power
Built-in MemoryNo
Compatible Memory CardsSecure Digital (SD/SDHC) Card
Recording Capacity Includes 32MB Secure Digital (SD) Card

Still Image Capacity

SuperFine Fine Normal
Large 6 11 23
Widescreen 8 15 31
Medium 1 10 17 37
Medium 2 14 26 52
Medium 3 29 52 99
Small 111 171 270

Video Capacity

Video Mode Record Time
VGA 15 seconds
VGA LP 30 seconds
QVGA 43 seconds
Compact 210 seconds
Battery TypeAA-Size Batteries (Alkaline, NiMH)
Power AdapterACK800 AC Adapter Kit (optional)
Input/Output
Computer InterfaceUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Direct Print CapableYes(PictBridge)
Remote ControlNo (tethered operation possible)
Video OutputNTSC & PAL
Web-Cam CapableNo
System & Software RequirementsWindows System
  • Pentium 500MHz or higher processor (1.3GHz for Vista)
  • Microsoft Windows XP (SP2), Vista (SP1)
  • 512MB RAM
  • 240MB available Hard Drive Space
  • Color Display with 1024 x 768 resolution & 16-Bit or better Color
  • Built-in USB Port

Macintosh System

  • PowerPC G4, G5 or Intel Processor
  • Mac OS X (10.4 - 10.5)
  • 512MB RAM
  • 3500MB available Hard Drive Space
  • Color Display with 1024 x 768 resolution & 32,000 Colors or better
  • Built-in USB Port
Display
ViewfinderNo
LCD Display3.0-inch TFT color LCD (230,000 pixels)
Language OptionsEnglish, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi
Playback OptionsSingle Image, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Over Exposure Warning, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Resize, Image Inspection Tool, Easy, Movie (Normal Playback, Special Playback, Auto Rotate, Resume, Easy), Erase (Single image, All images, Any movie file)
Physical
Dimensions2.5 x 4.0 x 1.3" (64 x 102 x 32mm)
Weight6.6 oz (185g) camera body only

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