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Canon PowerShot A300


General

Model Name:

Canon PowerShot A300 
Model Number: A300 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $299.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-27
Date Available: 2003-04-30
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 6.2 oz (175 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 4.4 x 2.3 x 1.5 in.
(111 x 58 x 37 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 160x120
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 3.20
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.7" 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer: Unknown CCD 
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio:  
Quality Levels: 3
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 33 mm
Zoom Ratio: Non-Zoom
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 5.1x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: 5-point AiAF 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: No 
Manual Focus Steps: n/a
Normal Focus Range: 20 cm to Infinity
8.2 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 0 cm
2.0 - 0.0 in
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture: f/5.6
Max Aperture: f/3.5
Aperture Range Description: f/3.5 / f.5.6 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: None 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Inverted galilean optical 
Optical VF Accuracy:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 100%
LCD Size (inches): 1.5
LCD Resolution:  
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 7
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/2000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer: 2 or 10
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 4
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ red-eye reduction, On, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 2.0
Flash Range Description: 6.7 feet (2.0m) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1 
Other Memory Types: None 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: None 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Video Out: No 
Video Mode Switchable: n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res:  
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 16.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 180.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 180.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable, NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included:  
Battery Charger Included:  
More Information
Notes & Features: Replaces the Canon PowerShot A200. 
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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