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PowerShot S10

PowerShot S10

PowerShot S10

  • Japan
  • Americas
  • Europe, Asia, Oceania
  • Outline
  • Specifications
Marketed October 1999
Original Price 89,800 yen

The PowerShot S10 incorporates a 2.11 megapixel 1/2″ CCD and a newly designed high quality 2X zoom lens with three aspherical elements giving high quality and low distortion to the edges of the format. The new single-chip digital processor IC and buffer memory make possible the short shutter interval of two seconds. The fully retractable zoom lens with built-in lens cover, high-density packaging and miniaturing technology result in the thinnest body (33.8mm) in the class.

It incorporates five shooting modes and advanced functions including Spot Metering,AE Lock,and ISO Sensitivity Setting for every situation and purpose, all in a light weight, highly mobile compact camera sized package.

Image Sensor (CCD) Size 1/2″
Method Complementary color filter/Interline
Number of Pixels approximately 2,100,000 pixel (total)
Sensitivity Equivalent to ISO 100-400
Image Data Storage CompactFlash™ card (Type I, Type II)
File Format CIFF (JPEG)

Image Size
Large:1600 x 1200, Middle:1280 x 960, Small:800 x 600
Lens 6.3mm – 12.6mm f/2.8-4.0 (35mm film equivalent : 35-70mm)
Shutter Speeds 2-1/1000 sec.(2sec. for slow shutter)
Focusing Range Standard 46 cm-infinity
Macro 12-46 cm
Built-in Flash Auto, Forced ON/OFF, Red-eye reduction
White Balance
TTL auto/manual
Viewfinder Optical Real-image optical viewfinder
LCD 1.8″ TFT
using 8MB CF card
Super Fine 4 shots / 12 shots / 24 shots
Fine (Middle) 7 shots / 18 shots / 33 shots
Normal 15 shots / 33 shots / 61 shots
Interfaces USB/Serial(RS-232C)/CF card slot/Video Out
Operating Systems
Windows® 95/98, Windows® NT4.0, Macintosh
Power Supply 2CR5 lithium battery, Dedicated Nickel-hydride Battery (optional), Dedicated AC adapter (optional)
(W x H x D)
105.4 x 69.4 x 33.8 mm
Weight (body only) Approx. 270 g
Accessories 8MB CF, lithium batteries (2CR5), video cable, wrist strap.

Information written above is about the digital cameras developed for the Japanese domestic market.

* Recording capacity specifications are based on standard shooting conditions established by Canon. Actual results will vary according to subjects.