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Model Name: Canon PowerShot A40  Canon PowerShot A40 
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General
Model Name: Canon PowerShot A40  Canon PowerShot A40 
Model Number: A40  A40 
Camera Format: Compact  Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No  No 
Retail Price: $299.00 $299.00
Street Price:    
Price Update Date: 2007-02-27 2007-02-27
Date Available:    
Remote Control: No  No 
Remote Control Type: n/a  n/a 
Tripod Mount:    
Tripod Mount Material:    
Operating System:    
Weight: 8.8 oz (250 g) 8.8 oz (250 g)
Weight With Batteries?    
Size: 110 x 71 x 38 mm
4.3 x 2.8 x 1.5 in
110 x 71 x 38 mm
4.3 x 2.8 x 1.5 in
Warranty in Months:    
Waterproof: No  No 
Image Capture
Model Name: Canon PowerShot A40  Canon PowerShot A40 
Image Resolution: 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 320x240, 160x120  320x240, 160x120 
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Imaging Sensor (Megapixels): 2.00 2.00
Sensor Type:
Sensor Size: 1/2.7"  1/2.7" 
Sensor Filter Type: RGBG  RGBG 
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Focal Length Multiplier:    
Movie Audio: Yes  Yes 
Quality Levels: 3 3
Lens
Model Name: Canon PowerShot A40  Canon PowerShot A40 
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 continuous  2.5x continuous 
Auto Focus: Yes  Yes 
Auto Focus Type: 3-Point AF  3-Point AF 
Auto Focus Assist Light?    
Auto Focus Min Illum:    
Auto Focus Step:    
Manual Focus: No  No 
Manual Focus Steps: n/a n/a
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: 167 x 125 mm
6.6 x 4.9 in
167 x 125 mm
6.6 x 4.9 in
Min Aperture:    
Max Aperture: f/2.8 f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8 - f/4.8  f/2.8 - f/4.8 
Aperture Step Size:    
Lens Thread:    
Lens Thread Type:    
Display
Model Name: Canon PowerShot A40  Canon PowerShot A40 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes  Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real-image optical zoom  Real-image optical zoom 
Optical VF Accuracy: 75% 75%
Monitor Viewfinder: Yes  Yes 
Monitor VF Accuracy: 98% 98%
Monitor Size (inches): 1.5 1.5
Monitor Resolution: 117,600 dots 117,600 dots
Monitor Type: Optical / LCD  Optical / LCD 
Touchscreen:    
Max Playback Zoom: 10x 10x
Exposure
Model Name: Canon PowerShot A40  Canon PowerShot A40 
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 400 50, 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 6 6
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H  Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H 
Manual White Balance: No  No 
Longest Shutter Time:    
Shortest Shutter Time:    
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Spot  Evaluative, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes  Yes 
Aperture Priority: No  No 
Shutter Priority: No  No 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes  Yes 
Self Timer:    
Flash
Model Name: Canon PowerShot A40  Canon PowerShot A40 
Internal Flash: Yes  Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5 5
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ red-eye reduction, On, Off, Slow Sync  Auto, Auto w/ red-eye reduction, On, Off, Slow Sync 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):    
Measured Flash Range, 100 ISO (feet):    
Flash Range Description: 14 feet / 4.2 meters (wide); 8.3 feet / 2.5 meters (tele)  14 feet / 4.2 meters (wide); 8.3 feet / 2.5 meters (tele) 
No of Flash "Pops":    
Ext Flash: No  No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Maximum Flash Sync:    
Image Storage
Model Name: Canon PowerShot A40  Canon PowerShot A40 
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1  CompactFlash Type 1 
Other Memory Types: None  None 
Memory Included (MB):    
Uncompressed Format: None  None 
CCD Raw Format: No  No 
Compressed Format: JPEG  JPEG 
Movie File Format: AVI QuickTime MotionJPEG, Wave  AVI QuickTime MotionJPEG, Wave 
Connectivity
Model Name: Canon PowerShot A40  Canon PowerShot A40 
Video Out: Yes  Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:    
Video Usable as Viewfinder:    
External Connections: USB 1.1 USB 1.1
Other Connection:    
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Performance Timing
Model Name: Canon PowerShot A40  Canon PowerShot A40 
Startup Time: 3.1 seconds 3.1 seconds
Shutdown Time: 4.4 seconds 4.4 seconds
Play -> Record: 2.7 seconds 2.7 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 2.0 seconds 2.0 seconds
Record -> Play (min res):    
Shutter Lag, Full AF: 0.860 (W) - 1.360 (T) seconds 0.860 (W) - 1.360 (T) seconds
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:    
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.090 seconds 0.090 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:    
Cycle Time Max Res: 2.20 seconds 2.20 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 2.10 seconds 2.10 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 3 3
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 1.20 1.20
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 20 20
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 10 10
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 30 30
Download speed, KB/second: 417 417
Power
Model Name: Canon PowerShot A40  Canon PowerShot A40 
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA  4 x AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable, NiMH rechargeable  Alkaline disposable, NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 4 x AA Alkaline disposable 4 x AA Alkaline disposable
Battery Charger Included: No  No 
CIPA Rating: Unknown Unknown
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Notes & Features: Pixel size is 3.275 microns square. Lens has 9 elements in 7 groups including one aspheric element. Autofocus uses 3 automatically selected AF points, or user can lock AF to center point only. Has three manual focus settings - Macro, Landscape (Infinity) or Snap (5.0 - 8.3 feet, 1.5 - 2.5 meters). Effects modes are Vivid (saturation boosted), Neutral (saturation reduced), Sepia, Black & White, Low Sharpening (in-camera sharpening reduced). Burst-mode rate of 2.5 frames/second requires LCD to be turned off. Flash always fires at full power when in manual exposure mode. Flash sync is 1/30 and faster in normal mode, all speeds in slow-synchro mode. Supports direct printing to Canon CP-10 and CP-100 printers. Record battery life claimed at 500 images without LCD or 200 with LCD for alkalines, 1000 images without LCD or 350 with for NiMH. Playback battery life claimed at 240 minutes with either Alkaline or NiMH batteries. Bundled with IFC-300 PCU USB cable. Optional accessories include 24.5mm WC-DC52 wide-angle and 252mm TC-DC52 telephoto lenses, AC Adapter Kit ACK 600 (includes AC adapter CA-PS500).  Pixel size is 3.275 microns square. Lens has 9 elements in 7 groups including one aspheric element. Autofocus uses 3 automatically selected AF points, or user can lock AF to center point only. Has three manual focus settings - Macro, Landscape (Infinity) or Snap (5.0 - 8.3 feet, 1.5 - 2.5 meters). Effects modes are Vivid (saturation boosted), Neutral (saturation reduced), Sepia, Black & White, Low Sharpening (in-camera sharpening reduced). Burst-mode rate of 2.5 frames/second requires LCD to be turned off. Flash always fires at full power when in manual exposure mode. Flash sync is 1/30 and faster in normal mode, all speeds in slow-synchro mode. Supports direct printing to Canon CP-10 and CP-100 printers. Record battery life claimed at 500 images without LCD or 200 with LCD for alkalines, 1000 images without LCD or 350 with for NiMH. Playback battery life claimed at 240 minutes with either Alkaline or NiMH batteries. Bundled with IFC-300 PCU USB cable. Optional accessories include 24.5mm WC-DC52 wide-angle and 252mm TC-DC52 telephoto lenses, AC Adapter Kit ACK 600 (includes AC adapter CA-PS500). 
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