Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Digital Camera

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Digital Camera

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Digital Camera

B&H # CAPSSX30 MFR # 4344B001
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Product Highlights

  • 35x Zoom Lens (24-840mm Equivalent)
  • Zoom Framing Assist for Telephoto Photos
  • 14.1MP High Resolution
  • 2.7" Wide Vari-angle LCD Display
  • 720p HD Video With Stereo Sound
  • Use Stabilization & Zoom for Video
  • Advanced Smart AUTO for 23 Situations
  • Optical Image Stabilizer for Sharp Pix
  • Powerful DIGIC 4 Image Processor
  • Lithium-ion Rechargeable Batteries
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Canon SX30 IS overview

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Canon's PowerShot SX30 IS Digital Camera raises the bar for optical zoom lenses--way, way up. This, ladies and gentlemen, is a 35x, 24-840mm equivalent, zoom lens, taking you from a true wide-angle to an ultra telephoto suitable for wildlife and sports photography and, who knows, maybe even pictures of the stars (just kidding about the astronomy pix, kids). And it comes with Canon's Optical Image Stabilizer so you'll be able to capture great shots even at super telephoto focal lengths without unseemly camera shake. A Zoom Framing Assist makes it easy to follow a moving subject, even using the super telephoto. 

The lens uses a double-sided aspherical glass-molded lens, an ultra-high refraction index lens, enhanced negative refractive power, and UD glass to correct wide-angle distortion and suppress chromatic aberration. With 14.1MP, you'll get high resolution pictures, whether you're shooting landscapes, pictures of the kids, or those 2 blue herons on the other side of the lake. 

The high resolution 2.7" Vari-Angle display screen makes it easy to frame and playback your photos and video--that's right, you also get gorgeous 720p HD video, which can be shot using image stabilization and full zoom, with stereo sound. There's also Advanced Smart AUTO, which recognizes and sets optimal settings for 23 pre-defined shooting situations. Canon's proprietary DIGIC 4 Image Processor delivers faster, more accurate noise reduction for better image quality, even at high ISO ratings. This little beauty is ready to go out and play.

35x Wide-Angle Zoom Lens
Canon's first high-powered 35x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom (24-840mm equivalent in 35mm) with Optical Image Stabilizer reduces camera shake to achieve amazing images whether you are up close or far away. Using the new Zoom Framing Assist button aids the user in tracking and capturing subjects during super telephoto photography.
Vari-Angle Display
Large 2.7-inch wide Vari-angle LCD enables easy viewing.
Allows for External Flash
Besides for its built-in pop-up flash, this camera also features a flash hot shoe, which allows for use of a more powerful external flash. This can greatly increase the quality of your images.
Expanded Movie Modes
Shoots superb 720p HD video with stereo sound so you can fully capture those fun, memorable moments, and then view them with an HDMI output connector for easy playback on your HDTV. Dynamic mode enables users to use the Optical Image Stabilizer while shooting video in the wide-angle setting, and the Optical Zoom is now available while shooting video.
Smart Auto
Advanced Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 23 predefined shooting situations, such as Sports, Smart Shutter that recognizes and captures a smile in your subject, misses a blink, and knows when you step into a self-timer shot, Super Vivid colors, Low Light, Poster, Color Swap, the popular Fisheye and Miniature effects, Beach, Snow, Foliage, Fireworks, plus Stitch Assist for awesome panoramas.
DIGIC 4 Image Processor
This classically-styled camera has a powerful DIGIC 4 Image Processor and 14.1 megapixels, which makes it a perfect device for any shooter.
Improved Power
For the first time, this camera comes with Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, which makes powering up simple.
My Colors
Customize your photos by controlling the colors with Vivid, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red and Custom Color.

Canon SX30 IS specs

Pixels Actual: 14.5 Megapixel
Effective: 14.1 Megapixel
Sensor 1/2.3" CCD
File Formats Still Images: JPEG
Max Resolution 14 MP: 4320 x 3240
Image Stabilization Optical, 3-Way
Lens EFL: 4.3-150.5mm (35 mm equivalent: 24-840mm)
Aperture: f/2.7 (W) - 5.8 (T) to f/8
Zoom Optical: 35x
Focus Range Normal: 2" (5.08 cm) - Infinity
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 80-1600
Shutter 15 - 1/3200  
Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Evaluative, Spot
Exposure Modes Modes: AE Lock
Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV Steps)
White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Tungsten
Buffer/Continuous Shooting Up to 1.3 fps at 14.1 MP for up to Frames
Self-Timer 2 Seconds
Interval Recording Not specified by manufacturer
Remote Control None
Flash Modes Auto
Auto/Red-eye Reduction
FE Lock
Flash On
Slow Sync
Maximum Effective Flash Range 1.6 - 19' (0.49 - 5.79 m)
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe
Memory Card Type SD
Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
Video Clip Length Up to 20 Minutes
Screen 2.7" LCD Rear Screen (230,000 pixels)
Connectivity/System Requirements
Connectivity HDMI C (Mini)
USB 2.0
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Humidity: 10 - 90%
Battery NB-7L Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
AC Power Adapter ACK-DC50 (Optional)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.8 x 3.6 x 4.2" / 12.2 x 9.1 x 10.7 cm
Weight 21.2 oz / 601.0 g

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