Canon PowerShot A480

Friday, 30 October 2009 Leave a Comment
Canon PowerShot A480

With its streamlined silhouette and smoothly curved edges, the Canon PowerShot A480 has the compact sophistication and relaxed simplicity that make it a natural for beginners and everyone else who craves style and convenience. The 10.0-megapixel resolution and 3.3x optical zoom make it easy to capture the action in dazzling color and brilliant detail. The DIGIC III Image Processor keeps it all looking sharp. While a bright, bold 2.5-inch LCD makes shooting and playback a genuine pleasure.

What's in the Box

  • PowerShot A480 Body
  • AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
  • SD Memory Card SDC-128MB
  • Wrist Strap WS-800
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • AV Cable AVC-DC300

  • Features
    New compact design - simple with smooth curved edges in 4 fun colors: Red, Blue, Silver and Black.
    10.0-megapixel digital camera and 3.3x Optical Zoom make it a breeze to print large size images with clarity and detail.
    DIGIC III Image Processor ensures sharp images and improved functionality.
    With 15 Shooting Modes including 12 Special Scene Modes, you're ready for whatever shot comes your way.
    High-quality 2.5-inch LCD for easy on-camera viewing.
    Uses 2 AA-size batteries for convenience anywhere you go.

    Tech Specs
    Type of Camera: Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 3.3x Optical/4x Digital/13x Combined Zoom
    Type: 10.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
    Total Pixels: Approx. 10.3 Megapixels
    Effective Pixels: Approx. 10.0 Megapixels
    Focal Length: 6.6-21.6mm f/3.0-5.8 (35mm film equivalent: 37-122mm)
    Digital Zoom: 4x
    Autofocus System: TTL Autofocus
    Viewfinder: N/A
    LCD Monitor: 2.5-inch TFT color LCD
    LCD Pixels: Approx. 115,000 pixels
    LCD Coverage: 100%
    Maximum Aperture: f/3.0 (W) - f/5.8 (T)
    Shutter Speed: 15-1/2000 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.
    ISO Sensitivity: Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index)
    Exposure Control Method: Program AE; AE Lock
    Exposure Compensation: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
    White Balance Control: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
    Built-in Flash: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro
    Flash Range: 1-9.8 ft./30cm-3.0m (W), 1-6.6 ft./30cm-2.0m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
    Recycling Time: 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)
    Flash Exposure Compensation: N/A
    Shooting Modes: Auto, P, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Long Shutter, Super Macro, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Movie
    Self-Timer: Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom
    Wireless Control: N/A
    Continuous Shooting: Approx. 0.8 fps (Large/Fine)
    Storage Media: SD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
    File Format: Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
    Image Compression: Normal, Fine, SuperFine
    Number of Recording Pixels: Still Image: 3648 x 2736 (Large), 2816 x 2112 (Medium 1), 2272 x 1704 (Medium 2), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 3648 x 2048 (Widescreen)
    Movie: Standard Definition: 640 x 480 (30 fps/30 fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
    Available up to 4GB or 60 minutes per clip
    Erase Modes: Still Image: single image, all images; Movie: any movie file
    Computer Interface: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
    Video Out: NTSC/PAL
    Audio Out: Monaural
    Other: Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
    Power Source: 1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2); 2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x2) (NB-3AH); 3. AC Adapter Kit ACK800 (optional)
    Shooting Capacity: Still Image: approx. 200 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 470 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery (NB-3AH))
    Playback Time: Approx. 480 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 600 min. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)
    Operating Temperature: 32-104°F/0-40°C
    Operating Humidity: 10-90%
    Dimensions (WxHxD): 3.63 x 2.44 x 1.22 in./92.1 x 62.0 x 31.1mm
    Weight: Approx. 4.94 oz./140g (camera body only)


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