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Canon PowerShot S2 IS


General

Model Name:

Canon PowerShot S2 IS 
Model Number: S2 IS 
Camera Format: EVF 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price:  
Street Price: $319.09
Price Update Date: 2007-04-13
Date Available:  
Remote Control:  
Remote Control Type:  
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows / Mac 
Weight: 14.3 oz (405 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 4.4 x 3.1 x 3.0 in.
(113 x 78 x 76 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 5.00
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5 inch 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 3
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36 - 432 mm
Zoom Ratio: 12.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4.0x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: TTL 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Auto Focus Min Illum: 0.2500
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
20.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Min Macro Area: 26 x 20 mm
1.0 x 0.8 in
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/2.7
Aperture Range Description: f/2.7 (wide) / f/3.5 (tele) - ??? 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread: 58 mm
Lens Thread Type: Body threads w/ adapter 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: EVF type, 115K pixel color LCD 
Optical VF Accuracy: 100%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 100%
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution: 115,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 10.00
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: 1/3200 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Evaluative/ 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:  
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off (red-eye reduction available) 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 5.2
Flash Range Description: 0.7 - 5.2 m (2.3 - 17.1 ft.) (W), 0.7 - 4.0 m (2.3 - 13.1 ft.) (T) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD/MMC 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2) 
Movie File Format: AVI (MotionJPEG / Stereo WAV) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC input 
Included Software: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 1.500 seconds
Shutdown Time: 1.600 seconds
Play -> Record: 1.000 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 1.900 seconds
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.600 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.620 seconds
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.450 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.083 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 1.510 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 1.440 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 999
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 2.300
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 30.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second: 1673.00
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable or NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 4 x AA alkaline disposable
Battery Charger Included: No 
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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