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Canon Canon PowerShot SX170 IS 16 MP Digital Camera with 16x Optical Zoom (Red)

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  • 16.0 Megapixel sensor
  • 16x Optical Zoom
  • 720p HD video
  • 3.0-inch LCD screen
  • DIGIC 4 Image Processor
  • High Speed AF captures quick action shots

Canon Canon PowerShot SX170 IS 16 MP Digital Camera with 16x Optical Zoom (Red)Canon Canon PowerShot SX170 IS 16 MP Digital Camera with 16x Optical Zoom (Red)
Canon Canon PowerShot SX170 IS 16 MP Digital Camera with 16x Optical Zoom (Red) Canon Canon PowerShot SX170 IS 16 MP Digital Camera with 16x Optical Zoom (Red) Canon Canon PowerShot SX170 IS 16 MP Digital Camera with 16x Optical Zoom (Red) Canon Canon PowerShot SX170 IS 16 MP Digital Camera with 16x Optical Zoom (Red) Canon Canon PowerShot SX170 IS 16 MP Digital Camera with 16x Optical Zoom (Red)

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The Canon PowerShot SX170 is an advanced point and shoot camera that gives you a 16x optical zoom capability, equivalent to a 28-448mm lens. It offers a 16-megapixel CCD sensor that gives you high quality photos with great sharpness and vivid colors.

Capture moving subjects without blur with the Canon PowerShot SX170's 1/3200 sec maximum shutter speed. ISO range can reach a good 1600, giving you decent performance in low light environments. The built-in aperture capacity of F3.5 - F5.9 lets you get good depth of field control and soft background blur. Shoot 1280 x 720 (30, 25 fps) resolution videos and watch your compositions come alive on its 3" 230,000 dot TFT Color LCD. With its lightweight and compact design, the Canon PowerShot SX170 is a perfect everyday, high performance camera.

Sensor Power

The Canon PowerShot SX170 has a 16 megapixel 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) CCD sensor, giving you amazingly detailed and colorful photos. It works with the Digic 4 processor that offers fast reaction and speedy shooting.

16x Optical Zoom

Get close to your subjects with the Canon PowerShot SX170 16x optical zoom capabilities. This gives you an equivalent of a 28-448 mm lens, allowing you to zoom in on subjects from a distance and still get great detail.

ISO and Shutter Speed

The 100-1600 ISO range lets you take great photos even in low light settings. Set this to auto and the camera will automatically adjust to the available light in the environment to make the best exposed photo possible. Actions shots are also possible with the Canon PowerShot SX170. At 1/3200 sec maximum shutter speed, it's fast enough to take clean shots of moving subjects and feeze them in a single frame .
Small and Light Build

Take the Canon PowerShot SX170 around with you anywhere. It's small and compact design makes it easy to carry around, especially when traveling. Have the PowerShot SX170 on hand all the time in your bag and take stunning shots anytime.

Type

Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 16x Optical Zoom, 4x Digital Zoom and 64x Combined Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer


Image Capture Device

Type

16.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CCD


Total Pixels

Approx. 16.6 Megapixels


Effective Pixels

Approx. 16.0 Megapixels


Lens

Focal Length

5.0 (W) - 80.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 - 448 mm)


Digital Zoom

4.0x


Focusing Range

Normal: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 2.0ft. (60cm) - infinity (T)

Auto/Manual: 0.4 in. (1cm) - infinity (W), 2.0ft. (60cm) - infinity (T)

Macro AF: 0.4 in. - 1.6ft. (1 - 50cm) (W)


Autofocus System

TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus


Viewfinders

Optical Viewfinder

Not available


LCD Monitor

3.0-inch TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle


LCD Pixels

Approx. 230,000 dots


LCD Coverage

Approx. 100%


Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture

f/3.5 (W) , f/5.9 (T)


Shutter Speed

1-1/3200 sec.


15-1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range)


Exposure Control

Sensitivity

Auto, ISO 100 - 1600


Light Metering Method

Evaluative*, Center-weighted Average, Spot**

* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detection AF

** Metering frame is fixed to the center


Exposure Control Method

Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock


Exposure Compensation

Still Images: ± stops in 1/3-stop increments

Videos: ± 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments (Not available when shooting movies)


White Balance

White Balance Control

Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom


* Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.


Flash

Built-in Flash

Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off

Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.


Flash Range

1.6 ft. - 9.8 ft. (W), 2.0 - 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm - 3.0m (W), (60cm - 2.0m (T))


Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance


Recycling Time

15 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.0 V)


Flash Exposure Compensation

±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments


Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes

M, Av, Tv, P, Live View Control, Auto, SCN*1, Creative Filters*2, Discreet, Movie*3


Shooting movies is possible with the movie button


*1 Portrait, Face Self-timer, Low Light, Snow, Fireworks

*2 Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect

*3 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*

*Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available


Self Timer

Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay, custom*

*Delay time (0-15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.


Wireless Control

Not Available


Continuous Shooting

Normal: Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (in P mode)

Normal: Approx. 2.8 shots/sec. (in Low Light mode)

AF: Approx. 0.5 shots/sec. (in P mode)

LV: Approx. 0.6 shots/sec. (in P mode)

  • Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically
  • Differs depending on the zoom position

Image Storage

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 Recording Format

Superfine / Fine


JPEG Compression Mode

Still Image: 2.3 (JPEG)

Video: MOV (image data: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))


Number of Recording Pixels

Still Images:


16:9 - Large: 4608 x 2592; Medium 1:3264 x 1832; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 640 x 360

3:2 - Large: 4608 x 3072; Medium 1:3264 x 2176; Medium 2: 1600 x 1064; Small: 640 x 424

4:3 - Large: 4608 x 3456; Medium 1:3264 x 2448; Medium 2: 1600 x 1200; Small: 480 x 480

1:1 - Large: 3456 x 3456; Medium 1: 2448 x 2448; Medium 2: 1200 x 1200; Small: 480 x 480


Videos:

HD 1280 x 720: 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 Specifications

Playback Modes File

Stills & 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)


Still Images

:

Single, Index (4-130 thumbnails), Magnification (2-10x), Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Resize, My Colors, Histogram, Overexposure Warning


Videos:

Normal Playback*1, Skip Backward*2, Previous Frame*3, Next Frame*3, Skip Forward*2


*1 Audio settings available in 5 levels

*2 Approximately 4 seconds

*3 Slow motion available


Erasing Specifications

Erase Modes

Select Image, Select Range, Select All Images


The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).

Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie (1 sec. increments) can be deleted. Interfaces


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


Physical Specifications

Operating Temperature

32-104¡F/0-40¡C


Operating Humidity

10-90%


Dimensions (W x H x D)

4.25 x 2.80 x 1.73 in. / 108.0 x 71.0 x 43.9mm


Weight

8.85 oz. / 251g (CIPA standard)

8.04 oz. / 228g (camera only)


Note: 27 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi, and Hindi).

Package contents:

PowerShot SX170 IS Digital Camera

Battery Pack NB-6LH

Battery Charger CB-2LY

Wrist Strap WS-800

Type

Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 16x Optical Zoom, 4x Digital Zoom and 64x Combined Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer


Image Capture Device

Type

16.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CCD


Total Pixels

Approx. 16.6 Megapixels


Effective Pixels

Approx. 16.0 Megapixels


Lens

Focal Length

5.0 (W) - 80.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 - 448 mm)


Digital Zoom

4.0x


Focusing Range

Normal: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 2.0ft. (60cm) - infinity (T)

Auto/Manual: 0.4 in. (1cm) - infinity (W), 2.0ft. (60cm) - infinity (T)

Macro AF: 0.4 in. - 1.6ft. (1 - 50cm) (W)


Autofocus System

TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus


Viewfinders

Optical Viewfinder

Not available


LCD Monitor

3.0-inch TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle


LCD Pixels

Approx. 230,000 dots


LCD Coverage

Approx. 100%


Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture

f/3.5 (W) , f/5.9 (T)


Shutter Speed

1-1/3200 sec.


15-1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range)


Exposure Control

Sensitivity

Auto, ISO 100 - 1600


Light Metering Method

Evaluative*, Center-weighted Average, Spot**

* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detection AF

** Metering frame is fixed to the center


Exposure Control Method

Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock


Exposure Compensation

Still Images: ± stops in 1/3-stop increments

Videos: ± 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments (Not available when shooting movies)


White Balance

White Balance Control

Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom


* Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.


Flash

Built-in Flash

Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off

Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.


Flash Range

1.6 ft. - 9.8 ft. (W), 2.0 - 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm - 3.0m (W), (60cm - 2.0m (T))


Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance


Recycling Time

15 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.0 V)


Flash Exposure Compensation

±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments


Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes

M, Av, Tv, P, Live View Control, Auto, SCN*1, Creative Filters*2, Discreet, Movie*3


Shooting movies is possible with the movie button


*1 Portrait, Face Self-timer, Low Light, Snow, Fireworks

*2 Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect

*3 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*

*Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available


Self Timer

Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay, custom*

*Delay time (0-15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.


Wireless Control

Not Available


Continuous Shooting

Normal: Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (in P mode)

Normal: Approx. 2.8 shots/sec. (in Low Light mode)

AF: Approx. 0.5 shots/sec. (in P mode)

LV: Approx. 0.6 shots/sec. (in P mode)

  • Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically
  • Differs depending on the zoom position

Image Storage

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 Recording Format

Superfine / Fine


JPEG Compression Mode

Still Image: 2.3 (JPEG)

Video: MOV (image data: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))


Number of Recording Pixels

Still Images:


16:9 - Large: 4608 x 2592; Medium 1:3264 x 1832; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 640 x 360

3:2 - Large: 4608 x 3072; Medium 1:3264 x 2176; Medium 2: 1600 x 1064; Small: 640 x 424

4:3 - Large: 4608 x 3456; Medium 1:3264 x 2448; Medium 2: 1600 x 1200; Small: 480 x 480

1:1 - Large: 3456 x 3456; Medium 1: 2448 x 2448; Medium 2: 1200 x 1200; Small: 480 x 480


Videos:

HD 1280 x 720: 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 Specifications

Playback Modes File

Stills & 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)


Still Images

:

Single, Index (4-130 thumbnails), Magnification (2-10x), Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Resize, My Colors, Histogram, Overexposure Warning


Videos:

Normal Playback*1, Skip Backward*2, Previous Frame*3, Next Frame*3, Skip Forward*2


*1 Audio settings available in 5 levels

*2 Approximately 4 seconds

*3 Slow motion available


Erasing Specifications

Erase Modes

Select Image, Select Range, Select All Images


The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).

Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie (1 sec. increments) can be deleted. Interfaces


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


Physical Specifications

Operating Temperature

32-104¡F/0-40¡C


Operating Humidity

10-90%


Dimensions (W x H x D)

4.25 x 2.80 x 1.73 in. / 108.0 x 71.0 x 43.9mm


Weight

8.85 oz. / 251g (CIPA standard)

8.04 oz. / 228g (camera only)


Note: 27 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi, and Hindi).

Package contents:

PowerShot SX170 IS Digital Camera

Battery Pack NB-6LH

Battery Charger CB-2LY

Wrist Strap WS-800

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