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Canon PowerShot A70


General

Model Name:

Canon PowerShot A70 
Model Number: A70 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $449.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-27
Date Available: 2003-03-31
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 7.6 oz (215 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 4.0 x 2.5 x 1.2 in.
(101 x 64 x 32 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): 3.00
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): 35 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 3.2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: 5-point AiAF 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 46 cm to Infinity
18.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 46 cm
2.0 - 18.8 in
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture: f/4.8
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8 - f/4.8 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: None 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real-image optical zoom 
Optical VF Accuracy:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 100%
LCD Size (inches): 1.5
LCD Resolution: 78,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 8
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 15 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/2500 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Evaluation, Center-weighted average, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 2 or 10
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ red-eye reduction, On, On w/ red-eye reduction, Off  
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 4.2
Flash Range Description: WIDE: 46cm 4.2m, TELE: 46cm 2.5m, MACRO: 26 - 46 cm, at ISO 100 equivalant 
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: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In, Direct connection to Canon Card Photo Printer CP-100 and letter-size S820D, S830D, and S530D photo printers 
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: 0.830 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.100 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res:  
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 2.200
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 180.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 180.00
Download speed, KB/second: 572.00
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable, NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included:  
Battery Charger Included:  
More Information
Notes & Features: Replaces the Canon PowerShot A40. 
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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