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Canon PowerShot SX170 IS Digital Camera, Black, 16MP, 16x Optical Zoom, Optical Image Stabilizer, 720p HD Video, SmartAUTO Picture

SKU: ICASX170BK MFR: 8410B001
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About the Canon SX170 IS

Canon SX170

The Canon PowerShot SX170 is a budget-priced zong-zoom compact digital camera that features a 16x optical zoom lens that starts at 28mm (35mm equivalent). It has optical image stabilization, and Canon says autofocus is fast, which means less shutter lag time. The sensor is 16MP and captures 720p HD video.

The Canon SX170 is geared towards snapshooters, offering Smart Auto technology which automatically selects the best setting combination for the scene, using 32 predefined shooting situations as a reference. The camera has a 3-inch LCD monitor and is powered by a li-ion battery.



Canon SX170 IS Includes

  • Canon PowerShot SX170 IS Digital Camera
  • Battery Pack NB-6LH
  • Battery Charger CB-2LY
  • Wrist Strap WS-800
  • Canon 1 Year Warranty

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Canon SX170 IS Features

  • Canon's powerful 16x Optical Zoom and 28mm Wide-Angle lens with Optical Image Stabilizer helps reduce camera shake so you achieve brilliant images whether you are up close or far away.
  • 16.0 Megapixel sensor and Canon DIGIC 4 Image Processor deliver enhanced image quality.
  • Capture impressive 720p HD video in stereo sound with a dedicated movie button and zoom while shooting.
  • Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper camera settings based on 32 predefined shooting situations to help ensure the best possible image capture for stills or video.
  • High Speed AF greatly improves focus speed so you can capture every shot with ease.
  • Intelligent IS automatically chooses from six different modes to optimize image stabilization for shake-free images in a wide variety of conditions.
  • Large 3.0" LCD offers easy viewing even from a wide angle
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery allows for a more ergonomic design that makesthe camera more comfortable to hold.

Canon SX170 IS Specifications

Type Compact digital still camera
Sensor Type: 16.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CCD
Total: Approx. 16.6 Megapixels
Effective: Approx. 16.0 Megapixels
Focal Length 5.0 (W) - 80.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28-448mm)
Digital Zoom 4.0x
Focusing Range Normal: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 2.0 ft. (60cm) - infinity (T)
Auto/Manual: 0.4 in. (1cm) - infinity (W), 2.0ft. (60cm) - infinity (T)
Macro AF: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft. (1-50cm) (W)
Autofocus System TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus
Viewfinder Not available
LCD Monitor 3.0" TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle
LCD Pixels Approx. 230,000 dots
LCD Coverage Approx. 100%
Maximum Aperture f/3.5 (W), f/5.9 (T)
Shutter Speed 1-1/3200 sec.
15-1/3200 sec. (in Tv and M modes)
ISO Sensitivity Auto, ISO 100-1600
Light Metering Method Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
Exposure Control Method Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock
Exposure Compensation Still Images: ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Videos: ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments (not available during shooting)
White Balance Control Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Built-in Flash Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Flash Range 1.6 ft. - 9.8 ft. (W), 2.0 - 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm - 3.0m (W), (60cm - 2.0m (T))
Recycling Time 15 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.0 V)
Flash Exposure ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Modes Portrait, Face Self-timer, Low Light, Snow, Fireworks
Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect
Standard
Photo Effects My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color
Self-Timer Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom
Continuous Shooting 1) Normal: Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Normal: Approx. 3.2 shots/sec. (in Low Light mode)
2) AF: Approx. 0.5 shots/sec. (in P mode)
3) LV: Approx. 0.6 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Storage Media SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
File Format Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Image Compression Superfine / Fine
JPEG Compression Mode Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)
Video: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))
Recording Pixels (Stills Large) 16:9 4608x2592
3:2 4608x3072
4:3 4608x3456
1:1 3456x3456
Recording Pixels (Video) HD 1280x720: 25 fps
Miniature Effect HD 1280 x 720: 5 fps / 2.5 fps / 1.25 fps
Miniature Effect 640 x 480: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps
640 x 480: 30 fps (29.97)
Playback Mode Still & Videos Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Image Advance (Transition Effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Slideshow (Repeat, Interval, Effect)
Playback Modes Stills Single, Index (4-130 thumbnails), Magnification (2-10x), Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Resize, My Colors, Histogram, Overexposure Warning
Playback Modes Video Normal Playback, Skip Backward, Previous Frame, Next Frame, Skip Forward
Erase Mode Select Image, Select Range, Select All Images
Video Out NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Audio Out Stereo (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Other SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
Power Source Battery Pack NB-6LH, AC Adapter Kit ACK-40
Shooting Capacity Approx. 300 shots
Approx. 440 shots in ECO Mode
Playback Time Approx. 7 hours
Operating Temperature 32-104degF (0-40degC)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.25 x 2.80 x 1.73" (108.0 x 71.0 x 43.9mm)
Weight 8.85 oz (251g)
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