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Canon Powershot SX1 IS Digital Camera

10 Megapixels10 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Electronic View FinderElectronic View FinderStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringRuns on standard AA batteriesRuns on standard AA batteriesAccepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandCanon ModelPowershot SX1 IS
Sensor 10 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 80 - 1600 Shutter-Speed 1/3200 - 15s
Lens28 - 560mm F/2.8 - 5.7 / 8Mininum Focus0 (w) / 1m (t)
ZoomElectronicManual Focus Electronic
Filter Diameter Focus System Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 0.40" 148K Pixels 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Rotating Display Size 2.8" LCD 230K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes17Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Night, Indoor, ISO 3200, Color Accent, Color Swap, Long Shutter, Super Macro, Stitch Assist
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±2 EV
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 4 FPS, Unlimited JPEG Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, Custom, Face-Detect
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash Yes, 5.2 - 4m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 30 FPS 16:9 Sound Input
Video Format Quicktime WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital High Capacity GPS No
Battery Standard AA Battery Life 420 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2009-02-17, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 127 x 89 x 92mm (W x H x D) Weight 585g

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Canon SX1 IS Facts

Large digital camera
10 Megapixels Ultra ZoomISO 80-1600
20X Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/3200-15s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
0.40" Built-in EVF 148K PixelsCustom white-balance
4 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesSpot-Metering
1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingHot-Shoe
2.8" LCD 230K PixelsStandard AA
Secure Digital High Capacity
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