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Canon Digital Camera Powershot 3.2 MP A400 Silver

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The PowerShot A400 brings style, features and affordability to digital still photography. Capable of capturing images that will produce superb prints up to A4 size, thanks to a high resolution 3.2MP sensor and Canon 2.2x optical zoom lens. While Canon's intuitive DiG!C processor delivers superior picture quality, and fast processing speed. Clever features including movie recording with audio and 8 handy pre-set shooting modes combine in a metallic, pocket-size body - perfect for any occasion. Silver.

Key Features:

3.2 Megapixel.
Retractable Canon 2.2x optical zoom lens.
Movie recording and playback with sound.
DiG!C Imaging Processor delivers superior digital photos.
Print/Share* button allows easy 'one push' printing and downloading of images.

*Compatible printer required for Direct Printing.Compatible Windows computer required for direct download.


Size: 1/3.2 inch
Effective Number of Pixels: Approx. 3.2 MP
Total Number of Pixels:Approx. 3.3 MP
Filter Array: Primary colour filter (Bayer)

Image Processor:
Processor: DiG!C

Focal Length (optical): 5.9 (W) - 13.2 (T) mm
35mm film equivalent: 45 (W) - 100 (T) mm
Maximum Aperture: f/3.8 (W/T)
Construction: 9 elements in 7 groups
Optical Zoom: Approx. 2.2x
Digital Zoom: Approx. 3.2x
Focusing Method: 9-point AiAF/1-point AF (Focusing frame is centre fixed)

Focusing Range:
Normal: 47 cm - infinity
Macro: 5 - 47 cm (W), 30 - 47 cm (T)

Light Metering Method: Evaluative / Centre-weighted average / Spot (Metering frame when Spot is centre fixed)
Exposure Control Method: Program AE
Exposure Compensation: ± 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control: TTL White Balance
White Balance Modes: Auto + Pre-set (Daylight / Cloudy / Tungsten / Fluorescent / Fluorescent H) + Custom
Shutter Speed : 1 - 1/1500 sec.
Sensitivity (Equivalent Film Speed): Auto / ISO 50 / 100 / 200 / 400 equivalent

LCD Monitor/Viewfinder:
Viewfinder: Real-image optical zoom
LCD Monitor: 1.5 inch Low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT colour LCD

Flash Modes: Auto*, On*, Off (* Red-eye Reduction is available.)
Flash Range Normal: 47 cm -2.0 m (W/T)
Flash Range Macro: 30 - 47 cm (W/T) (macro) [at ISO Auto equiv.]

Selectable Shooting Modes:
Shooting Modes: Auto / Manual / Stitch Assist / Movie, Special Scene: Portrait, Night Scene, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Indoor
Photo Effects Mode: Vivid, Neutral, Low sharpening, Sepia, Black & White

Continuous Shooting :
Normal: Approx. 1.3 shots/sec. (shooting speed can be maintained up to 12 images)

Image Recording Format:

Image File Format:
- Design Rule for Camera File System,
- DPOF Version 1.1 compliant

Still image: JPEG (Exif 2.2 compliant)
Movie: AVI Image data: Motion JPEG
Sound annotation/Audio Data: WAVE (monaural)
JPEG Compression Levels: Superfine / Fine / Normal

Recording Pixels - Still Images:
Large: 2048 x 1536
Medium 1: 1600 x 1200
Medium 2: 1024 x 768
Small: 640 x 480
Postcard Date Imprint: 1600 x 1200 (compression is set to Fine)

Recording Pixels - Movie Images:
Large (VGA): 640 x 480 10 fps
Medium (QVGA): 320 x 240 15 fps
Small (QQVGA): 160 x 120 15 fps

Still Image Storage Capacity (with supplied memory):

- Large/Super Fine 8 images
- Large/Fine 15 images
- Large/Normal 30 images

- Middle1/Super Fine 13 images
- Middle1/Fine 24 images
- Middle1/Normal 46 images
- Middle2/Super Fine 23 images
- Middle2/Fine 41 images
- Middle2/Normal 73 images

- Small/Super Fine 51 images
- Small/Fine 80 images
- Small/Normal 126 images

Movie Storage Capacity (with supplied memory):

Movie Large (VGA):
- 640 x 480 Approx. 20 sec. 10 fps
- [max. approx. 30 sec. per recording]

Movie Middle (QVGA):
- 320 x 240 Approx. 40 sec. 15 fps
- [max. approx. 3 min per recording]

Movie Small (QQVGA):
- 160 x 120 Approx. 98 sec.15 fps
- [max. approx. 3 min per recording]

Frames Per Second: 10 or 15 depending on resolution

Computer I/F:USB
Video Output: PAL or NTSC selectable
Audio Output: Monaural
Memory Storage: SD Memory card
Supplied Memory:16MB


- Canon Digital Camera Solution Disc
- ArcSoft Camera Suite Disc

Power Source:
Battery: Size AA Alkaline battery (x2) or Size AA rechargeable NiMH battery (x2)
Optional Charger/AC Adaptor: CBK4-200 / AC Adaptor Kit ACK800 (contains CA-PS800)

Shooting Capacity (full charge):
LCD Monitor On: Approx. 300 shots by NB-2AH
LCD Monitor Off: Approx. 750 shots by NB-2AH
Replay: Approx 270 min. by NB-2AH

Dimensions / Weight:
Temperature: 0 - 40 °C
Humidity: 10 - 90 %
Dimensions (W x D x H): 107 x 36.8 x 53.4 mm (ex. protruding parts)
Weight: Approx. 165g (camera body only)
Release date Australia
August 8th, 2005
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