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Canon PowerShot S230


General

Model Name:

Canon PowerShot S230 
Model Number: S230 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $499.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-27
Date Available: 2002-10-31
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 6.3 oz (180 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 3.4 x 2.2 x 1.1 in.
(87 x 57 x 27 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:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 3
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 70 mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 3.2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: 9-point TTL AiAF 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: No 
Manual Focus Steps: n/a
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.0 (tele) - ??? 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: None 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real-image optical zoom 
Optical VF Accuracy: 82%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy:  
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, Custom 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 15 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1500 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer:  
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters):  
Flash Range Description:  
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: AVI 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility: Win98, 98SE, 2000, Me, XP. Mac OS 8.6 - 9.2, OS X. 
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): 2.500
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 30.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 180.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-1LH 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: NB-1LH Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features:  
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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