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Canon PowerShot SD30


General

Model Name:

Canon PowerShot SD30 
Model Number: SD30 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $399.99
Street Price: $254.99
Price Update Date: 2007-03-28
Date Available: 2005-09-14
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Wireless 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows, Mac OS 
Weight: 3.7 oz (105 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 3.8 x 1.8 x 0.9 in.
(96 x 45 x 24 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 160x120
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 5.00
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 3
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 90 mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.36x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4.0x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: 9-point AiAF Contrast Detect 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum: 1.0000
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus:  
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
12.2 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 - 50 cm
4.1 - 20.4 in
Min Macro Area: 41 x 31 mm
1.6 x 1.2 in
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/3.2
Aperture Range Description: f/3.2 (wide) / f/5.4 (tele) - f/??? 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Display
Optical Viewfinder: No 
Optical VF Type: n/a
Optical VF Accuracy: n/a
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 102%
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution: 118,000 dots
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: 1/1600 
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: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer: 2 or 10
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 6
Flash Modes: Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, flash on with red-eye reduction, flash on, flash off, slow synchro 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 2.0
Flash Range Description: Normal: 30 cm–2.0 m (1.0–6.6 ft.)(W), 30 cm–1.3 m (1.0–4.3 ft.)(T); Macro: 30 cm–50 cm (1.0–1.6 ft) 
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 (Motion JPEG) 
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: 1.000 seconds
Shutdown Time: 1.600 seconds
Play -> Record: 1.700 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 2.200 seconds
Record -> Play (min res): 1.700 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.640 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.610 seconds
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.070 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 1.720 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 1
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 1.130
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 20.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second: 1723.00
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-4L 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-4L 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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