Digital Compact Cameras

Card-Sized Digital Camera

PowerShot 30

PowerShot 30

PowerShot 30

  • Japan
  • Americas
  • Europe, Asia, Oceania
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Marketed December 1996
Original Price 39,800 yen

Card camera that brings multimedia to notebook computers

  • Can be connected to a PC card slot, and supports Windows 95.
  • Camera head rotates 270°
  • Even text on business cards can be photographed clearly with the high-resolution lens in Macro mode.
  • Can also be used for shooting moving images, and for video phones.
  • Shots can be taken at night, under normal street lighting, with the high gain function.
  • A compact and lightweight design, with a power consumption of only 1.3 watts approx.
Image Sensor (CCD) Size 1/4″
Method Complementary color filter/Interline
Number of Pixels 270,000 pixel (total) Sensitivity
Sensitivity Equivalent to ISO 100
Image Data Storage None (Connects to PC, uses PC’s hard disk)
File Format JPEG/TIFF/BMP/AVI
Recorded
Image Size
640 x 480
Lens 5.7mm f/2.8, 8.0 (35mm film equivalent : 55mm)
Shutter Speeds 1/20-1/5000 sec.
Focusing Range Standard 25 cm-infinity
Macro 8-30 cm
Built-in Flash
White Balance
Control
TTL auto
Viewfinder Optical
LCD
Recording
Capacities
Depends on PC’s hard disk capacity
Fine
Normal
Economy
Interfaces PC card (PCMCIA Type II)
Compatible
Operating System
Windows® 95
Power Supply (Supplied from PC)
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
146.6 x 54.0 x 25.0 mm
Weight (body only) Approx. 75 g
Accessories Camera case, application software
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