A PowerShot with an Extreme Zoom.
The PowerShot SX30 IS has got you prepared for your next extreme photo opportunity. This point-and-shoot digital camera comes with a massive 35x Wide-Angle (24-840mm) Optical Zoom lens - a first for any PowerShot! It also comes with a 2.7-inch Vari-angle LCD, 14.1 Megapixels, High Dynamic Range, Zoom Framing Assist and much more
The Canon SX30 IS is commonly used for Family photos, Landscape/scenery, Low light, Sports/action, Travel, Video, Weddings, Wildlife and more.The Canon SX30 IS is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Casual photographer, Photo enthusiast, Semi-pro photographer among others.The Canon SX30 IS is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon SX30 IS: Compact, Durable, Easy to use, Excellent image quality, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Features, Good battery life, Good image quality, Good in low light, Good low-light performance, Image stabilization, Large clear LCD, Lightweight/portable, Nice features/settings, Short lag time, Simple controls/menu and Zoom range/performance.
|Camera Type||Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 35x Optical/4x Digital/140x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System|
|CCD||14.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)|
|Total Pixels||Approx. 14.5 Megapixels|
|Effective Pixels||Approx. 14.1 Megapixels|
|Focal Length||35x zoom: 4.3 (W) - 150.5 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24 (W) - 840 (T) mm)|
|Focusing Range||Auto: 0 in./0 cm - infinity (W), 4.6 ft./1.4 m - infinity (T);
Normal: 2.0 in./ 5 cm - infinity (W), 4.6 ft./1.4 m - infinity (T);
Macro: 0 in. - 1.6 ft./ 0 - 50 cm (W)
Manual Focus: 0 in./0 cm - infinity (W), 4.6 ft./1.4 m - infinity (T)
|Autofocus System||TTL Autofocus, manual focus|
|Viewfinder||Electronic Viewfinder available|
|LCD Monitor||2.7-inch TFT color LCD (Vari-angle type with wide viewing angle)|
|LCD Pixels||Approx. 230,000 pixels|
|Maximum Aperture||f/2.7 (W) - f/5.8 (T)
- The following f/numbers are available in Av or M: W: f/2.7, 3.2, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, 5.6, 6.3, 7.1, 8.0 T: f/5.8, 6.3, 7.1, 8.0
|Shutter Speed||1-1/3200 sec.
15 - 1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
- Shutter speeds differs depending on the shooting mode.
- Shutter speeds available in Tv and M:
15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3.2, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1, 0.8, 0.6, 0.5, 0.4, 0.3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/20, 1/25, 1/30, 1/40, 1/50, 1/60, 1/80, 1/100, 1/125, 1/160, 1/200, 1/250, 1/320, 1/400, 1/500, 1/640, 1/800, 1/1000, 1/1250, 1/1500, 1/1600, 1/2000, 1/2500, 1/3200 (Units: sec.)
|ISO Sensitivity||Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent
(Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.)
|Light Metering Method||Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center *2 Fixed to center
|Exposure Control Method||AE Lock|
|Exposure Compensation||+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments|
|White Balance Control||Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom
*Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF.
|Built-in Flash||Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro, Smart Flash|
|Flash Range||1.6 - 19 ft. (W), 4.6 - 9.2 ft. (T), (50 cm - 5.8 m (W), 1.4 - 2.8 m (T))|
|Recycling Time||10 sec. or less (battery voltage=7.4V)|
|Flash Exposure Compensation||+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments|
|Shooting Modes||Smart AUTO, P, Tv, Av, M, C1, C2, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, SCN*1, Movie*2
*1Smart Shutter*3, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist
*2Smart AUTO available
*3 Smile, Wink,
|Photo Effects||My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter SkinTone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*
* Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available
|Self-Timer||Custom*/approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay
* Delay time (0 - 10 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
|Continuous Shooting||Normal: Approx. 1.3 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode), Approx. 3.6 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)
AF: Approx. 0.6 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode), Approx. 1.0 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)
LV: Approx. 0.6 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode), Approx. 1.1 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)
- Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically.
- Differs depending on the zoom posititon
|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 compliant|
|Image Recording Format||Normal, Fine|
|Number of Recording Pixels||Still Image: 4320 x 3240 (Large), 3072 x 2304 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 2)*, 640 x 480 (Small), 3744 x 2104 (Widescreen),
* Same as when shooting in Low Light
|Playback Modes File||- Easy, Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Jump, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist), Smart Shuffle
- Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification, Trimming, Resize, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning.
|Video Playback Modes File||- Videos: Normal Playback*, Editing, slow motion **, pause, first frame, last frame, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind
* Auto settings available in 5 levels
** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.
|Erase Modes||Still Image: single image, select range, all images
Video: any video file
|Computer Interface||USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB (dedicated female connector with unified type of digital, audio and video) *2 mini-B compatible.|
|Video Out||Analog: NTSC/PAL, digital: HDMI mini connector|
|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||1. Battery Pack NB-7L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC50 Approx. 400 shots (electronic viewfinder) Approx. 370 shots (LCD monitor) Approx. 10 hours
|Shooting Capacity||Approx. 400 shots (electronic viewfinder)
Approx. 370 shots (LCD monitor)
|Playback Time||Approx. 10 hours|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||4.84 x 3.64 x 4.24 in. / 122.9 x 92.4 x 107.7mm|
|Weight||Approx. 21.2 oz. / 601g (camera, including batteries and memory card)|
|Languages||26 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish,Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi).|