|Canon 5.0 MegaPixel resolution combined with high-quality fixed-focal length all-glass Canon optics to provide sharp, colorful images. 9 Point AiAF, 3.6x Digital Zoom, 3x Optical, 11x combined zoom
FEATURES-PowerShot S500 Digital Camera- Silver finish
Sleek, powerful and eminently portable, PowerShot S500 offers the ultimate in contemporary style. Memorable images are a click away, with a high-resolution sensor, 3x optical zoom lens, and impressive capabilities that are as easy to use as they are advanced. Includes PowerShot S500 Body, Battery Charger CB-2LS, Wrist Strap WS-300, CompactFlash Card CF-32M, ArcSoft Camera Suite CD-ROM, Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM, Battery Pack NB-1LH, Interface Cable IFC-400PCU, AV Cable AVC-DC300.
* 5.0 Megapixel CCD
PowerShot S500 digital camera is equipped with a high-resolution CCD sensor that captures a wealth of detail. Even your largest prints will exhibit the clarity and rich detail you demand.
* 3x Optical/4.1x Digital/12x Combined Zoom
Equipped with a high-resolution 3x optical zoom lens for sharp shooting in a variety of situations. A seamlessly integrated digital zoom takes you right into the action.
* DIGIC Imaging Processor and iSAPS Technology
Canon's exclusive DIGIC Imaging Processor revolutionizes how you shoot digital by allowing the camera to process images faster and improving the accuracy of the auto focus. DIGIC also reduces the effects on noise iSAPS Technology is an entirely new scene-recognition technology developed for digital cameras by Canon. Using an internal database of thousands of different photos, iSAPS works with the fast DIGIC Imaging Processor to improve focus speed and accuracy, as well as exposure and white balance.
* Print & Share Button
A dedicated Print & Share button right on the camera makes direct printing from a Canon Card Photo or Direct Photo Printer easier than ever. Enjoy a full range of print features, including ID Photo Print in 28 sizes, and a Movie Print function* that lets you print multiple stills from a recorded movie on a single sheet. PictBridge lets you print direct from any PictBridge-supported printer as well.
* Requires a Canon CP Card Photo Printer
* 9-point AiAF, Intelligent Orientation Sensor No matter where your subject appears in the frame, 9-point AiAF ensures crisp, fast focus with every shot. An Intelligent Orientation Sensor automatically rotates images to the correct orientation when you view them on the LCD screen or your computer.
* VGA Movies with Sound
PowerShot S500 lets you capture exciting 30-second movie clips (10 fps) with sound at high quality VGA resolution (640 x 480 pixels). For longer movies up to 3 minutes (15 fps), QVGA (320 x 240 pixels) and QQVGA (160 x 120) resolutions are available.
* Direct Print Mode
Direct Photo Printers allow you to print directly in one of two ways: plug the compatible PowerShot camera into the Direct Photo Printer using the supplied cable, or simply insert a memory card with supplied adapter. You can also connect the printer to your computer for more options.
Platform: PC and Macintosh
MegaPixel Resolution: 5.0 ~ 5.9
LCD Display: Yes
Viewfinder: Optical & LCD
Built-in Flash: Yes
Memory Type: CompactFlash (CF)
IMAGE CAPTURE DEVICE
Type: 1/1.8 inch Charge-Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels : Approx. 5.3 million
Effective Pixels: Approx. 5.0 million
Storage Media : CompactFlash (CF) card (Type I or II)
File Format: Design rule for Camera File system (DCF*1)
Print Order Format : Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) Version 1.1
Image Recording Format: Still Image: JPEG (Exif 2.2 compliant)
JPEG Compression Mode : Superfine, Fine or Normal
# of Recording Pixels : Still Image- 2,592 x 1,944 (Large) 2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 1) 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 2) 640 x 480 pixels (Small) Movie - 640 x 480, 320 x 240 160 x 120
Focal Length : 7.4 (W) ~ 22.20 (T) mm Zoom lens (35mm film equivalent: 36 ~ 108 mm)
Digital Zoom : 4.1x
Focus Range : Normal AF- 1.5 ft. ~ Infinity (W/T) Macro AF - 2.0" ~ 1.5 ft. (W); 1.0 ~ 1.5 ft. (T)
Autofocus : 19-point AiAF (Automatic Focus Point Selection)/ 1-point AF (Fixed to center)
Optical : Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor : 1.5" low temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
LCD Pixels : Approx. 118,000 pixels
LCD Coverage: 100%
APERTURE & SHUTTER
Maximum Aperture: f/2.8 (W) ~ f/4.9 (T)
Shutter Speed : 15 ~ 1/2,000 sec.
Sensitivity : AUTO*/ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent * Camera automatically sets optimum speeds.
Light Metering Method : Evaluative/Center-weighted average/Spot* * Metering frame when spot is center fixed.
Exposure Control Method: Program AE
Exposure Compensation : +/- 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control : Auto, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), or Custom White
Built-in Flash: with Auto, Red-Eye Reduction ON/OFF, Slow-Sync
Flash Range : Normal- 1.5 ~ 11 ft. (W); 1.5 ~ 6.6 ft.(T)
Macro- 1.0" ~ 1.5 ft. (W) (When ISO is set to AUTO)
Recycling Time: Approx. 10 sec. or less
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 in 1/3 stop increments
Shooting Modes : Auto, Manual*, Stitch Assist, Movie * Long Shutter mode is also available.
Self Timer : Operates with approx. 2 or 10 second count-down.
Wireless Control : Not available
Continuous Shooting: High Speed - Approx. 2.2 shots/sec. Normal Speed- Approx. 1.5 shots/sec. (Large/Fine Mode and LCD monitor is Off)
Photo Effects : Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia, Black & White
Playback Modes File: Single, Index (9 thumbnail images), Magnification (approx. 2x to 10x), Slide Show or Movie.
Erase Modes : Still Images- Single Image, All Images Movie - Part of Movie, All Movie
Computer Interface: USB (mini-B jack)
Video Out : NTSC or PAL
Audio Out : Monaural
Other : CF card slot (accepts Type I & II cards). Direct connection to Canon Card Photo Printers and select Bubble Jet Direct Photo Printers (no computer required).
NB1LH Battery Pack CB2LS Battery Charger CBCNB1 Car Battery Charger ACK500 AC Adapter Kit WPDC800 Waterproof Case PSC50 Soft Leather CaseSOFTWARE- Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM, ArcSoft Camera Suite CD-ROM.
PC: Pentium 150MHz or faster (Pentium 300MHz recommended) 64MB RAM with (Windows 2000/ME/98), 128MB with XP Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP
Mac: PowerPC USB (Models with Apple genuine USB interface only) Mac OS 9.0~9.2, Mac OS X (v10.1/10.2). The above OS should be pre-installed on computer with built-in USB ports.
POWER- Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery (NB-1LH or NB-1L), included Compact Power Adapter CA-PS500, Optional Car Battery Charger CBC-NB1, Optional Coin-type secondary lithium battery MS-614S, Optional
SIZE - 3.43"w x 2.24"h x 1.09"d WT.- 6.53 oz. (camera body only)