Canon
Refurbished

Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera, Blue - Refurbished

SKU: ICAA480BLR MFR: 3476B019AA
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About this item

The Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera has the compact sophistication and relaxed simplicity that make it a natural for beginners and everyone else who craves style and convenience. The 10.0-megapixel resolution and 3.3x optical zoom make it easy to capture the action in dazzling color and brilliant detail. The DIGIC III Image Processor keeps it all looking sharp. While a bright, bold 2.5-inch LCD makes shooting and playback a genuine pleasure.

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Easy to use (4) , Large clear LCD (4)
Best Uses:
Travel (4) , Family photos (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Casual photographer (2) , Pro photographer (1) , Photo enthusiast (1) , Semi-pro photographer (1) , Semi-pro photographer (1) , Casual photographer (1) , Casual photographer (1)

Key Features

  • Compact design - simple with smooth curved edges in Black color.
  • 10.0-megapixel digital camera and 3.3x Optical Zoom make it a breeze to print large size images with clarity and detail.
  • DIGIC III Image Processor ensures sharp images and improved functionality.
  • With 15 Shooting Modes including 12 Special Scene Modes, you're ready for whatever shot comes your way.
  • High-quality 2.5" LCD for easy on-camera viewing.
  • Uses 2 AA-size batteries for convenience anywhere you go.

Technical Specs

Type of Camera Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 3.3x Optical/4x Digital/13x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Type 10.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels Approx. 10.3 Megapixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 10.0 Megapixels
Focal Length 6.6-21.6mm f/3.0-5.8 (35mm film equivalent: 37-122mm)
Digital Zoom 4x
Focusing Range Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity
Macro: 1.2 in.-1.6 ft./3-50cm (W), 9.8 in.-1.6 ft./25-50cm (T)
Autofocus System TTL Autofocus
LCD Monitor 2.5" TFT color LCD
LCD Pixels Approx. 115,000 pixels
LCD Coverage 100%
Maximum Aperture f/3.0 (W) - f/5.8 (T)
Shutter Speed 15-1/2000 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.
ISO Sensitivity Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index)
Light Metering Method Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
Metering frame is fixed to the center
Exposure Control Method Program AE; AE Lock
Exposure Compensation ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Built-in Flash Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro
Flash Range 1-9.8 ft./30cm-3.0m (W), 1-6.6 ft./30cm-2.0m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Recycling Time 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)
Shooting Modes Auto, P, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks
Aquarium, Long Shutter, Super Macro, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Movie
Photo Effects Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom
Self-Timer Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom
Continuous Shooting Approx. 0.8 fps (Large/Fine)
Storage Media SD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
File Format Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
Image Compression Normal, Fine, SuperFine
JPEG Compression Mode Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels Still Image: 3648 x 2736 (Large), 2816 x 2112 (Medium 1), 2272 x 1704 (Medium 2), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 3648 x 2048 (Widescreen)
Movie: Standard Definition: 640 x 480 (30 fps/30 fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Available up to 4GB or 60 minutes per clip
Playback Modes File Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Rotate, Resume, Transition Effects, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Over Exposure Warning, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Resize, Image Inspection Tool
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Resume
Erase Modes Still Image: single image, all images
Movie: any movie file
Computer Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
Video Out NTSC/PAL
Audio Out Monaural
Other Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Source AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x2) (NB-3AH)
AC Adapter Kit ACK800 (optional)
Shooting Capacity Still Image: approx. 200 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 470 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery (NB-3AH))
Playback Time Approx. 480 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 600 min. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)
Operating Temperature 32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity 10-90%
Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.63" x 2.44" x 1.22" / 92.1 x 62.0 x 31.1mm
Weight Approx. 4.94 oz./140g (camera body only)
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