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Model Name: Canon PowerShot G2  Canon PowerShot G2 
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General
Model Name: Canon PowerShot G2  Canon PowerShot G2 
Model Number: G2  G2 
Camera Format: Compact  Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No  No 
Retail Price: $799.00 $799.00
Street Price:    
Price Update Date: 2007-02-27 2007-02-27
Date Available: 2001-09-30 2001-09-30
Remote Control: Yes  Yes 
Remote Control Type: Infra-red  Infra-red 
Tripod Mount: Yes  Yes 
Tripod Mount Material: Metal  Metal 
Operating System: Windows, MacOS  Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 18.1 oz (512 g) 18.1 oz (512 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked  checked 
Size: 121 x 77 x 64 mm
4.8 x 3.0 x 2.5 in
121 x 77 x 64 mm
4.8 x 3.0 x 2.5 in
Warranty in Months:    
Waterproof: No  No 
Image Capture
Model Name: Canon PowerShot G2  Canon PowerShot G2 
Image Resolution: 2272x1704, 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480 2272x1704, 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 320x240, 160x120  320x240, 160x120 
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Imaging Sensor (Megapixels): 3.87 3.87
Sensor Type:
Sensor Size (inches): 1/1.8"  1/1.8" 
Sensor Filter Type: RGB  RGB 
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Focal Length Multiplier:    
Movie Audio: Yes  Yes 
Quality Levels: 4 4
Lens
Model Name: Canon PowerShot G2  Canon PowerShot G2 
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 34 - 102 mm 34 - 102 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes  Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 3.6x  Up to 3.6x 
Auto Focus: Yes  Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Single/Continuous TTL AF  Single/Continuous TTL AF 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes  Yes 
Auto Focus Min Illum:    
Auto Focus Step:    
Manual Focus: Yes  Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:    
Normal Focus Range: 70 cm to Infinity
28.6 in to Infinity
70 cm to Infinity
28.6 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 6 - 70 cm
2.4 - 28.6 in
6 - 70 cm
2.4 - 28.6 in
Min Macro Area: 70 x 52 mm
2.8 x 2.1 in
70 x 52 mm
2.8 x 2.1 in
Min Aperture: f/8.0 f/8.0
Max Aperture: f/2.0 f/2.0
Aperture Range Description: f/2.0 (wide) / 2.5 (tele) - f/8.0  f/2.0 (wide) / 2.5 (tele) - f/8.0 
Aperture Step Size:    
Lens Thread: 58 mm 58 mm
Lens Thread Type: Body Threads w/ adapter  Body Threads w/ adapter 
Display
Model Name: Canon PowerShot G2  Canon PowerShot G2 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes  Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image  Real Image 
Optical VF Accuracy: 86% 86%
Monitor Viewfinder: Yes  Yes 
Monitor VF Accuracy:    
Monitor Size (inches): 1.8 1.8
Monitor Resolution:    
Monitor Type: Optical / LCD  Optical / LCD 
Touchscreen:    
Max Playback Zoom: 6x 6x
Exposure
Model Name: Canon PowerShot G2  Canon PowerShot G2 
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 400 50, 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 8 8
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom (Hold)  Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom (Hold) 
Manual White Balance: Yes  Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 15  15 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000  1/1000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted averaging, Spot (Center or AF Point)  Evaluative, Center-weighted averaging, Spot (Center or AF Point) 
Spot Metering: Yes  Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes  Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes  Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes  Yes 
Self Timer: 10 10
Flash
Model Name: Canon PowerShot G2  Canon PowerShot G2 
Internal Flash: Yes  Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5 5
Flash Modes: Red-eye reduction auto, auto, Red-eye reduction on, on, off  Red-eye reduction auto, auto, Red-eye reduction on, on, off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):    
Measured Flash Range, 100 ISO (feet):    
Flash Range Description: 70 cm - 4.5 m (2.3 ft. - 14.8 ft.) wide, 70 cm - 3.6 m (2.3 ft. - 11.8 ft.) tele at ISO100  70 cm - 4.5 m (2.3 ft. - 14.8 ft.) wide, 70 cm - 3.6 m (2.3 ft. - 11.8 ft.) tele at ISO100 
No of Flash "Pops":    
Ext Flash: Yes  Yes 
Ext Flash Connection: Hotshoe (Speedlight 220EX, 380EX, 420EX, or 550EX, ring-light MR-14EX compatible)  Hotshoe (Speedlight 220EX, 380EX, 420EX, or 550EX, ring-light MR-14EX compatible) 
Maximum Flash Sync:    
Image Storage
Model Name: Canon PowerShot G2  Canon PowerShot G2 
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1, CompactFlash Type 2  CompactFlash Type 1, CompactFlash Type 2 
Other Memory Types: IBM Microdrive  IBM Microdrive 
Memory Included (MB): 32.0 32.0
Uncompressed Format: CCD-RAW  CCD-RAW 
CCD Raw Format: Yes  Yes 
Compressed Format: JPEG  JPEG 
Movie File Format: AVI (MotionJPEG / Mono Wave)  AVI (MotionJPEG / Mono Wave) 
Connectivity
Model Name: Canon PowerShot G2  Canon PowerShot G2 
Video Out: Yes  Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes  Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes  Yes 
External Connections: USB 1.1 USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In  DC In 
Included Software: Adobe PhotoShop 5.0 LE, Apple QuickTime 5.0, ZoomBrowser EX 2.8 (PC), ImageBrowser 1.8 (Mac), PhotoRecord 1.2.4 (PC), PhotoStitch 3.1.3 (PC), PhotoStitch 3.1.2 (Mac), RAW Image Converter 1.1, RemoteCapture 2.0  Adobe PhotoShop 5.0 LE, Apple QuickTime 5.0, ZoomBrowser EX 2.8 (PC), ImageBrowser 1.8 (Mac), PhotoRecord 1.2.4 (PC), PhotoStitch 3.1.3 (PC), PhotoStitch 3.1.2 (Mac), RAW Image Converter 1.1, RemoteCapture 2.0 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  Windows, Mac OS 
Performance Timing
Model Name: Canon PowerShot G2  Canon PowerShot G2 
Startup Time: 7.2 seconds 7.2 seconds
Shutdown Time: 4.1 seconds 4.1 seconds
Play -> Record: 3.2 seconds 3.2 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 8.8 seconds 8.8 seconds
Record -> Play (min res): 2.3 seconds 2.3 seconds
Shutter Lag, Full AF: 1.300 (W) - 0.000 (T) seconds 1.300 (W) - 0.000 (T) seconds
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.550 seconds 0.550 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.090 seconds 0.090 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format: 3.70 seconds 3.70 seconds
Cycle Time Max Res: 2.30 seconds 2.30 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 2.10 seconds 2.10 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 5 5
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 2.50 2.50
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 15 15
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 30 30
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 120 120
Download speed, KB/second:    
Power
Model Name: Canon PowerShot G2  Canon PowerShot G2 
Battery Form Factor: BP-511, BP-512  BP-511, BP-512 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable  Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: BP-511 Lithium BP-511 Lithium
Battery Charger Included: Yes  Yes 
CIPA Rating: Unknown Unknown
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Notes & Features: Has 3 manually selectable focusing points, uses center point by default. Enlarges image around focusing point when in manual focus mode for easier focusing. Minimum focusing distance at wide angle is 6cm / 2.4in, at telephoto 20cm / 7.9in. Shutter speeds longer than 1.3 seconds available in shutter priority or manual modes only. Shutter speeds of 1/1000 second at f/8 only, 1/800 at f/3.5 (wide) ~ f/5 (tele) to f/8, 1/640 at f/2.8 (wide) ~ f/3.5 (tele) to 4/8. Noise reduction applied at shutter speeds 1.3 seconds and longer. Has histogram feature in playback mode. Has auto exposure bracketing feature (three exposures in 0.3 to 2.0EV steps). In Auto ISO mode, camera selects between ISO 50 and ISO 100. Image captured 2 seconds after shutter button pressed when using remote control. Can be remotely controlled via USB connection. Can print directly to CP-10 photo printer. User-selectable languages (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese). Comes bundled with lens cap w/ strap, neck strap, BP-511 Li-Ion rechargeable battery (charges in-camera), AC adapter, remote control, 16MB CompactFlash card, USB and video cables, software CD and user guide. Optional accessories include BP-511 and BP-512 batteries, CR-560 car battery adapter, LA-DC58 conversion lens adapter, WC-DC58 0.8x wide converter, TC-DC58 1.5x tele converter, 250D close-up lens and SC-PS700 soft case.  Has 3 manually selectable focusing points, uses center point by default. Enlarges image around focusing point when in manual focus mode for easier focusing. Minimum focusing distance at wide angle is 6cm / 2.4in, at telephoto 20cm / 7.9in. Shutter speeds longer than 1.3 seconds available in shutter priority or manual modes only. Shutter speeds of 1/1000 second at f/8 only, 1/800 at f/3.5 (wide) ~ f/5 (tele) to f/8, 1/640 at f/2.8 (wide) ~ f/3.5 (tele) to 4/8. Noise reduction applied at shutter speeds 1.3 seconds and longer. Has histogram feature in playback mode. Has auto exposure bracketing feature (three exposures in 0.3 to 2.0EV steps). In Auto ISO mode, camera selects between ISO 50 and ISO 100. Image captured 2 seconds after shutter button pressed when using remote control. Can be remotely controlled via USB connection. Can print directly to CP-10 photo printer. User-selectable languages (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese). Comes bundled with lens cap w/ strap, neck strap, BP-511 Li-Ion rechargeable battery (charges in-camera), AC adapter, remote control, 16MB CompactFlash card, USB and video cables, software CD and user guide. Optional accessories include BP-511 and BP-512 batteries, CR-560 car battery adapter, LA-DC58 conversion lens adapter, WC-DC58 0.8x wide converter, TC-DC58 1.5x tele converter, 250D close-up lens and SC-PS700 soft case. 
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