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Model Name: Canon PowerShot S300  Canon PowerShot S300 
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General
Model Name: Canon PowerShot S300  Canon PowerShot S300 
Model Number: S300  S300 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact  Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No  No 
Retail Price: $599.00 $599.00
Street Price:    
Price Update Date: 2007-02-27 2007-02-27
Date Available: 2001-06-30 2001-06-30
Remote Control: No  No 
Remote Control Type: n/a  n/a 
Tripod Mount:    
Tripod Mount Material:    
Operating System: Windows, MacOS  Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 8.5 oz (241 g) 8.5 oz (241 g)
Weight With Batteries?    
Size: 94 x 64 x 30 mm
3.7 x 2.5 x 1.2 in
94 x 64 x 30 mm
3.7 x 2.5 x 1.2 in
Warranty in Months:    
Waterproof: No  No 
Image Capture
Model Name: Canon PowerShot S300  Canon PowerShot S300 
Image Resolution: 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 640 x 480, 320 x 240  640 x 480, 320 x 240 
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Imaging Sensor (Megapixels): 2.02 2.02
Sensor Type:
Sensor Size: 1/2.7"  1/2.7" 
Sensor Filter Type:    
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Focal Length Multiplier:    
Movie Audio: Yes  Yes 
Quality Levels: 3 3
Lens
Model Name: Canon PowerShot S300  Canon PowerShot S300 
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 105 mm 35 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes  Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2.5x  2.5x 
Auto Focus: Yes  Yes 
Auto Focus Type:    
Auto Focus Assist Light?    
Auto Focus Min Illum:    
Auto Focus Step:    
Manual Focus:    
Manual Focus Steps:    
Normal Focus Range: 76 cm to Infinity
31.0 in to Infinity
76 cm to Infinity
31.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 16 - 76 cm
6.5 - 31.0 in
16 - 76 cm
6.5 - 31.0 in
Min Macro Area: 198 x 149 mm
7.8 x 5.9 in
198 x 149 mm
7.8 x 5.9 in
Min Aperture:    
Max Aperture: f/2.7 f/2.7
Aperture Range Description: F2.7 (wide) / 4.7 (tele) - ???  F2.7 (wide) / 4.7 (tele) - ??? 
Aperture Step Size:    
Lens Thread:    
Lens Thread Type:    
Display
Model Name: Canon PowerShot S300  Canon PowerShot S300 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes  Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real-image optical zoom type  Real-image optical zoom type 
Optical VF Accuracy: 1% 1%
Monitor Viewfinder: Yes  Yes 
Monitor VF Accuracy: 1% 1%
Monitor Size (inches): 1.5 1.5
Monitor Resolution: 120,000 dots 120,000 dots
Monitor Type: Optical / LCD  Optical / LCD 
Touchscreen:    
Max Playback Zoom: 2.5x 2.5x
Exposure
Model Name: Canon PowerShot S300  Canon PowerShot S300 
ISO Settings: 100, 150 100, 150
ISO Rating Max: 150 150
Number of White Balance Settings: 5 5
White Balance Settings: Auto, daylight, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent  Auto, daylight, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent 
Manual White Balance: No  No 
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1500  1/1500 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Evaluative metering linked to one of three AiAF-selected autofocusing points  Evaluative metering linked to one of three AiAF-selected autofocusing points 
Spot Metering: No  No 
Aperture Priority: No  No 
Shutter Priority: No  No 
Full Manual Exposure: No  No 
Self Timer: 10 10
Flash
Model Name: Canon PowerShot S300  Canon PowerShot S300 
Internal Flash: Yes  Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5 5
Flash Modes: Red-eye reduction auto, auto, on, off, slow-synchro  Red-eye reduction auto, auto, on, off, slow-synchro 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):    
Measured Flash Range, 100 ISO (feet):    
Flash Range Description: 76cm - 3.5 meters (2.5 - 11.5 feet)  76cm - 3.5 meters (2.5 - 11.5 feet) 
No of Flash "Pops":    
Ext Flash: No  No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Maximum Flash Sync:    
Image Storage
Model Name: Canon PowerShot S300  Canon PowerShot S300 
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1  CompactFlash Type 1 
Other Memory Types:    
Memory Included (MB): 8.0 8.0
Uncompressed Format:    
CCD Raw Format: No  No 
Compressed Format: JPEG  JPEG 
Movie File Format: AVI (MotionJPEG / Mono Wave)  AVI (MotionJPEG / Mono Wave) 
Connectivity
Model Name: Canon PowerShot S300  Canon PowerShot S300 
Video Out: Yes  Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes  Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:    
External Connections: USB 1.1 USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In  DC In 
Included Software: ArcSoft PhotoImpression and VideoImpression, Apple QuickTime 4.1, Canon RemoteCapture 1.3 and PhotoStitch 3.1 for Mac/Win, ZoomBrowser EX 2.6, PhotoRecord 1.2 and WIA / TWAIN for Win, ImageBrowser 1.6, PhotoShop plugin for Mac  ArcSoft PhotoImpression and VideoImpression, Apple QuickTime 4.1, Canon RemoteCapture 1.3 and PhotoStitch 3.1 for Mac/Win, ZoomBrowser EX 2.6, PhotoRecord 1.2 and WIA / TWAIN for Win, ImageBrowser 1.6, PhotoShop plugin for Mac 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  Windows, Mac OS 
Performance Timing
Model Name: Canon PowerShot S300  Canon PowerShot S300 
Startup Time:    
Shutdown Time:    
Play -> Record:    
Record -> Play (max res):    
Record -> Play (min res):    
Shutter Lag, Full AF: 1.150 (W) seconds 1.150 (W) seconds
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:    
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.060 seconds 0.060 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:    
Cycle Time Max Res: 2.09 seconds 2.09 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 1.85 seconds 1.85 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 7 7
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 1.19 1.19
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 20 20
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 5 5
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 30 30
Download speed, KB/second:    
Power
Model Name: Canon PowerShot S300  Canon PowerShot S300 
Battery Form Factor: NB-1L  NB-1L 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion  Lithium Ion 
Batteries Included: NB-1L Lithium Ion NB-1L Lithium Ion
Battery Charger Included: Yes  Yes 
CIPA Rating: Unknown Unknown
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Notes & Features: Also offers 160 x 120 movie mode. ISO settings of 100 and 150 are selected automatically by the camera, and are not user-selectable. Max shutter speed of 1 second is only available in manual mode with flash off, or slow-synchro mode. All shots over 1/6 second have noise-reduction processing applied. Camera can be controlled via USB connection by PC for remote shooting. Direct printing to Canon CP-10 dye-sub printer via USB connection. No built in speaker so video playback in-camera has no sound. Billed as "World's smallest 2.1 megapixel digital camera with a 3X zoom lens" (Feb 2001). Bundled with Lithium Battery Pack NB-1L, Battery Charger CB-2LS, an 8MB CompactFlash Card (FC-8M), Interface Cable for USB (IFC-300PCU), AV Cable (AVC-DC100), Wrist Strap (WS-110), and PowerShot Solutions Software CD-ROM. Optional WP-DC100 underwater case available.  Also offers 160 x 120 movie mode. ISO settings of 100 and 150 are selected automatically by the camera, and are not user-selectable. Max shutter speed of 1 second is only available in manual mode with flash off, or slow-synchro mode. All shots over 1/6 second have noise-reduction processing applied. Camera can be controlled via USB connection by PC for remote shooting. Direct printing to Canon CP-10 dye-sub printer via USB connection. No built in speaker so video playback in-camera has no sound. Billed as "World's smallest 2.1 megapixel digital camera with a 3X zoom lens" (Feb 2001). Bundled with Lithium Battery Pack NB-1L, Battery Charger CB-2LS, an 8MB CompactFlash Card (FC-8M), Interface Cable for USB (IFC-300PCU), AV Cable (AVC-DC100), Wrist Strap (WS-110), and PowerShot Solutions Software CD-ROM. Optional WP-DC100 underwater case available. 
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