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Canon PowerShot Pro1

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 05/14/2004

Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Canon PowerShot Pro1


Model Name:

Canon PowerShot Pro1 
Model Number: Pro1 
Camera Format: SLR-style 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $999.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-27
Date Available: 2004-04-30
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Wireless (included) 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 19.2 oz (545 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 4.6 x 2.8 x 3.6 in.
(118 x 72 x 90 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264x2448, 2272x1704, 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 160x120
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.00
CCD Size (inches): 2/3 inch 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer: Sony CCD 
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 4
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 200 mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.14x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 3.2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Hybrid Triangulation/Contrast 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Auto Focus Min Illum: 0.0625
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
20.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 50 cm
1.2 - 20.4 in
Min Macro Area: 25 x 33 mm
1.0 x 1.3 in
Min Aperture: f/8.0
Max Aperture: f/2.4
Aperture Range Description: f/2.4 (wide) / f/3.5 (tele) - 8.0 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: Lens Threads 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: EVF type, 235K pixel color LCD 
Optical VF Accuracy: 100%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 100%
LCD Size (inches): 2.0
LCD Resolution: 235,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 10.00
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 9
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1, Custom 2 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time:  
Shortest Shutter Time:  
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Evaluative, center-weighted, spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 2 or 10
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes:  
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction On/Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 5.0
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.5 - 5.0 m; Tele: 1 - 3.5 m 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1, CompactFlash Type 2 
Other Memory Types: Microdrive 
Memory Included (MB): 64.0
Uncompressed Format: CCD-RAW 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Compressed Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21) 
Movie File Format:  
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: Windows, MacOS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 3.000 seconds
Shutdown Time: 1.500 seconds
Play -> Record: 3.800 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 3.800 seconds
Record -> Play (min res): 1.300 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.630 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.740 seconds
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.290 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.078 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format: 2.320 seconds
Cycle Time Max Res: 1.610 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 1.730 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 17
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 2.560
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 15.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 30.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 180.00
Download speed, KB/second: 530.00
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-511 / BP-511A 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-511A Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features: The first PowerShot camera with a Canon 'L' lens, indicating that it uses advanced technology aimed at reducing chromatic aberrations, as including two UD-glass elements and two aspheric elements. 
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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