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PowerShot A20

PowerShot A20

PowerShot A20

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Marketed May 2001
Original Price 56,000 yen

The PowerShot A20 has a 2.1 megapixel CCD. The PowerShot A20 incorporate a newly developed 3x optical zoom lens and offer features and image quality normally found in more expensive models, such as a primary color filter and adaptive signal processing for maximum image quality, high-precision auto white balance, exposure sensitivity automatically set according to brightness, three point AiAF autofocusing system for precise and simple focusing, shutter speeds from 1 second to 1/1500 second and a built-in flash with slow-sync functions for creative photography in low light. The PowerShot A10 will also be available in a Photo Print Kit which will include the new CP-10 printer.

Image sensor : Approx. 2.11 million-pixel (total). 1/2.7″ CCD
(effective pixels: approx. 2.02 million)
Lens : 5.4 (W) – 16.2 (T) mm (35 mm film equivalent: 35-105 mm)
f 2.8 (W) – 4.8 (T)
Digital Zoom : Maximum 2.5x (Maximum 7.5x with optical zoom)
Optical Viewfinder : Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD monitor : 1.5″ TFT color LCD, approx. 120,000 dots
Autofocus : TTL 3 point AiAF
Focusing Range :
(from tip of the lens barrel)
Normal : 76 cm (2.5 ft.) – infinity
Macro : 16 – 76 cm (6.3 in. – 2.5 ft.)(W)
26 – 76 cm (10.2 in. – 2.5 ft.)(T)
Shutter : Mechanical + electronic
Shutter Speed : 1 – 1/1500 sec.
Sensitivity : ISO 100 equivalent (automatically raised to ISO 150 in low light)
Light Metering Method : Evaluative metering (linked to focusing point)
Exposure Control : Program AE
Exposure Compensation : +-2 EV (1/3 steps)
White Balance : TTL auto/ preset (daylight, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent)
Flash : Red-eye reduction auto/ auto/ on/ off/ slow-synchro
Flash Range : Normal Mode : 76 cm – 4.2 m (2.5 – 13.8 ft.) (W),
76 cm – 2.3 m (2.5 – 7.5 ft.) (T)
Macro Mode : 26 – 76 cm (10.2 in. – 2.5 ft.) (W/T)
Shooting Modes : Auto/ manual/ stitch assist
Self-Timer : Shoots after approx. 10 sec.
Continuous Shooting : Approx. 2.5 images/sec (Large/ Fine mode, LCD monitor off)
Recording Media : CompactFlash™ card (Type I)
File Format : Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF compliant
Image Recording Format : JPEG
Compression : Superfine/ fine/ normal
Resolutions : Large : 1600 x 1200 pixels
Medium : 1024 x 768 pixels
Small : 40 x 480 pixels
Replay Modes : Single image replay/ index replay (9 thumbnails)/ zoomed view (LCD monitor zooms images up to 2.5x)/ auto play/ printing with Card Photo Printer CP-10 (print image directly)
Interface : USB (mini-B)
Video output terminal (NTSC or PAL, selectable)
Power Source : Four AA alkaline batteries or four AA rechargeable NiMH batteries
( Canon NB-1AH is recommended. )
Compact Power Adapter CA-PS500
Dimensions
(W x H x D) :
110.3 x 71.0 x 37.6 mm (4.3 x 2.8 x 1.5 in.) (excluding protrusions)
Weight : Approx. 250 g (8.8 oz.) (excluding batteries and CF card)
Sample Images1
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