Canon Powershot SX20 IS Digital Camera
Digital Camera Description
The Canon Powershot SX20 IS is a Large Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 12 Megapixels CCD sensor offers an ISO 80-1600 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 80-1600. With 12 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to 17" x 12" at 240 DPI.
A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Canon Powershot SX20 IS to compensate for camera shake.
This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/3200 to 15s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/3200, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.
The Canon Powershot SX20 IS features a Contrast-Detect AF system. Manual Focus is also available.
Although this camera offers full manual controls, it does not have any control-dials to change exposure parameters directly. This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Canon Powershot SX20 IS is performed via a 0.40" Built-in EVF with 240K Pixels. This EVF shows 100% coverage.
|Brand||Canon||Model||Powershot SX20 IS|
|Sensor||12 Megapixels CCD||Sensor Size||6 x 5mm
|Anti-Alias Filter||Yes||Sensor Aspect||4:3 Aspect-Ratio|
|Stabilization||Built-In||Dust-Reduction||N / A|
|Sensitivity||ISO 80 - 1600||Shutter-Speed||1/3200 - 15s|
|Lens||28 - 560mm F/2.8 - 5.7 / 8||Mininum Focus||0 (w) / 1m (t)|
|Filter Diameter||Focus System||Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp|
|Viewfinder Type||Built-in EVF||Viewfinder Size||0.40" EVF 240K Pixels 100% Coverage|
|Display Attachment||Rotating||Display Size||230K Pixels 2.5" LCD 100% Coverage|
|Exposure Modes||P, A, T, M||Scene Modes||17Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Night, Indoor, ISO 3200, Color Accent, Color Swap, Long Shutter, Super Macro, Stitch Assist|
|Metering||Multi-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||1 FPS, Unlimited JPEG||Self Timer||Yes *2s, 10s, Custom, Face-Detect|
|Command Dials||DOF Preview||No|
|Digital Level||Tripod Mount||Yes|
|Remote Trigger||Eye-Start Sensor||No|
|Interval Timer||No||Multiple Exposure||No|
|Image Formats||JPEG||Flash Ports||Hot-Shoe|
|Built-In Flash||Yes, 6.8 - 3.7m (W-T)||Flash Sync|
|Video Capture||1280x720 @ 30 FPS 16:9||Sound Input|
|Memory||Secure Digital High Capacity||GPS||No|
|Battery||Standard AA||Battery Life||600 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.|
|Size||125 x 89 x 87mm (W x H x D)||Weight||560g|
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Canon SX20 IS Highlights
Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|12 Megapixels Ultra Zoom||ISO 80-1600|
|20X Wide Optical Zoom||Shutter 1/3200-15s|
|Built-in Stabilization||Full manual controls, including Manual Focus|
|0.40" Built-in EVF 240K Pixels||Custom white-balance|
|1 FPS Drive, Unlimited Images||Spot-Metering|
|1280x720 @ 30 FPS Video Recording||Hot-Shoe|
|2.5" LCD 230K Pixels||Standard AA Battery|
|Secure Digital High Capacity|
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