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Canon PowerShot SX500IS 16MP 30x Optical Zoom Digital Camera - Black

Model Number: SX500 IS BLK
Web Code: 14675179

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Overview

Powerful and compact, the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS digital camera will help you capture every moment with incredible results. It's home to a 30x optical zoom with 24mm wide-angle lens, as well as a 16MP CCD sensor, 3-inch screen, and HD video recording. You'll be able to shoot like a pro but you won't need to be one to use the SX500.
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Overview

Powerful and compact, the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS digital camera will help you capture every moment with incredible results. It's home to a 30x optical zoom with 24mm wide-angle lens, as well as a 16MP CCD sensor, 3-inch screen, and HD video recording. You'll be able to shoot like a pro but you won't need to be one to use the SX500.

The PowerShot SX500 IS gives you incredible power thanks to:

16MP CCD sensor

30x optical zoom with 24mm wide-angle lens (35mm equivalent: 24-720mm)

3" LCD monitor

720p HD movie recording with HDMI output

Compatible with SD, SDHC, and SDXC memory cards

The camera's slim, compact body is proportioned in perfect relation to the giant zoom and features rounded corners with angled grips making it a natural fit for the palm of your hand. And it's a cinch to operate with its enhanced Zoom Framing Assist button that helps you track and capture subjects for sharp super telephoto photography. The High Speed AF dramatically reduces lag time so you'll never miss a shot.The extremely powerful 30x Optical Zoom with 24mm Wide-Angle Lens gives you true shooting versatility, while the Optical Image Stabilizer ensures crisp, brilliant images at any zoom length. Stand back - waaaay back - and you'll be able to snap images of all the action with reduce camera shake and blur for crystal-clear results every time.

Video Features

Video Modes
Auto (21 Scenes); Standard; iFrame
Frame Rate
1280 x 720 (25 fps; 5 fps; 2.5 fps; 1.25 fps)
Max Video Resolution-24 fps Minimum
1280 x 720
Sound Quality
48kHz; 16-bit; Linear PCM Stereo

Storage

Digital Storage Media
SD; SDHC; SDXC
Included Storage Medium Size
No
Still Image File Formats
JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Movie File Formats
MOV (H.264)
Image Quality Modes
L; M; M1; M2; S
Resolution - Highest Quality Mode
4608 X 3456
Resolution - Medium Quality Mode
1600 x 1200
Resolution - Lowest Quality Mode
640 x 480
Images per 1 GB (Highest Resolution)
141
Minutes of Video per 1 GB (Highest Res.)
6.5 min

Playback

Image Playback Modes 1
Image Only; Index (2x); Focus Checker; Info Screen (2x); Slide Show; Category Search

Interfaces

Computer Interface
Hi-Speed USB
Video Output
HDMI; AV Out
Audio Output
HDMI; AV Out
PictBridge
Yes
Other Connection Type
No

Power

AC Adapter
Optional
Battery Type & Quantity
Battery Pack NB-6L
Auto Off Function
Yes
Shooting Capacity
195
Playback Time
240 min

Included Software

Computer Compatibility
PC; Mac

Physical Features

Colour
Black
Freezeproof
No
Dimensions - Width
10.9 cm
Dimensions - Height
8 cm
Dimensions - Depth
10.4 cm
Weight (with Batteries)
318 g

Image Sensor

Sensor Type
CCD
Sensor Size
7.76 mm
Total Pixels
16.6 MP
Effective Megapixels
16 MP
Image Processor
DIGIC 4

Lens

Optical Zoom
30X
Digital Zoom
60X Zoom Plus (Full Res) 120X Max
Focus Range
0 cm - Infinity
Focus Lock
Y
Focal Length
4.3 mm - 129 mm
35mm Equivalent
24 mm - 720 mm
Autofocus System
TTL AF with Manual Focus
Wide Angle Lens
Yes

Viewfinder & Monitor

LCD Monitor
3.0 Inches TFT
LCD Monitor Resolution
461000 dots
Brightness Adjustment
5 Levels
Touchscreen
No

Flash

Built-in Flash
Yes
Auto Flash Mode
Yes
Red-Eye Reduction Flash Mode
Yes
Flash On/Off Mode
Yes
Fill-in Flash Mode
Yes
Slow Synchro
Yes
Other Flash Modes
N/A
Flash Range
50 cm - 5 m
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/- 2 Stops in 1/3 Increments

Aperture & Exposure

Aperture Range
f/3.4 - f/5.8 (f/8.0 Max)
Shutter Speed Range
15 - 1/1600 Seconds
Evaluative Metering Mode
Yes
Centre-Weighted Average Metering Mode
Yes
Spot Metering Mode
Yes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO100 - 1600
Exposure Compensation
+/-2 in 1/3 Steps
Image Stabilization
Optical - Intelligent IS
White Balance Modes 1
Auto; Daylight; Cloudy; Tungsten; Fluorescent; Fluorescent H; Custom

Still Image Features

Auto Mode
Yes
Manual Modes
Yes
Portrait Mode
Yes
Night Mode
Yes
Macro Mode
Yes
Face Detection
Yes
Self-Timer
Off; 2 Seconds; 10 Seconds; custom

In-Camera Effects

Red-Eye Removal
Yes
Black & White
Yes
Sepia
Yes
Other In-Camera Effects
See scene modes
  • Digital Camera PowerShot SX500 IS
  • Neck Strap NS-DC11
  • Lens Cap
  • Battery Pack NB-6L (E) (with Terminal Cap)
  • Battery Charger CB-2LY
  • Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • Digital Camera Solution Disk VTBD

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