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Canon PowerShot SX1 IS Black 10 Megapixels Digital Camera - SX1 IS

Abt Model: SX1IS | UPC Code: 013803101218
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Canon PowerShot SX1 IS Black 10 Megapixels Digital Camera - SX1IS

Evolved Technology for Stunning Photography.
Put your hand around the perfectly-shaped grip of Canon's sporty new PowerShot SX1 IS and you're ready for a shooting experience that's advanced in every way. Superb still images powered by Canon's DIGIC 4 Image processor, evolved Face Detection Technology and a wide-angle 20x optical zoom are only the beginning. You can also create Full HD movies and see every detail on your HDTV thanks to HDMI output. The 10.0-megapixel SX1 IS is the very first PowerShot equipped with a CMOS sensor, a hallmark of Canon's lauded EOS line.


  • Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels at 30 fps) movie mode plus HDMI output for easy playback of video and photos on your HDTV.
  • The first PowerShot camera to feature a 10.0 Megapixel Canon CMOS sensor for superb image quality.
  • 28mm wide-angle 20x Optical Zoom lens with Optical Image Stabilizer.
  • Large 2.8-inch Vari-angle LCD widescreen for flexible viewing at nearly every angle, plus a viewfinder for more shooting options.
  • Full range of shooting and recording modes including RAW + JPEG for the ultimate creative control.
  • DIGIC 4 Image Processor has evolved Face Detection Technology that tracks the faces of moving subjects and lets the shooter enter the frame seamlessly with the Face Detection Self-Timer.
  • With 25 Shooting Modes including 12 Special Scene Modes, you’re ready for whatever shot comes your way.
  • Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading, plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with select PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers.

Package Content:

  • PowerShot SX1 IS Body
  • AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4)
  • Neck Strap NS-DC7
  • Wireless Controller WC-DC300
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • Stereo Video Cable STV-250N
  • Lens Hood LH-DC50
  • Lens Cap


  • Type of Camera
    • Type Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 20x Optical / 4x Digital / 80x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
  • Image Capture Device
    • Type 10.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3 inch type CMOS sensor
    • Total Pixels Approx. 11.8 Megapixels
    • Effective Pixels Approx. 10.0 Megapixels
  • Lens
    • Focal Length 5.0–100.0mm f/2.8–5.7 (35mm film equivalent: 28–560mm)
    • Digital Zoom 4x
    • Focusing Range
      • Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm–infinity (W), 3.3 ft./1m–infinity (T)
      • Macro: 3.9 in.–1.6 ft./10–50cm (W)
      • Super Macro: 0–3.9 in./0–10cm (W)
    • Autofocus System TTL Autofocus, Manual focus
  • Viewfinder & Monitor
    • Viewfinder TFT color
    • LCD Monitor 2.8-inch TFT color LCD widescreen with wide viewing angle
    • Effective Dots Approx. 230,000 dots
    • LCD Coverage 100%
    • Brightness Adjustment 2 levels
  • Aperture & Shutter
    • Maximum Aperture f/2.8 (W) – f/5.7 (T)
    • Shutter Speed 15–1/3200 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3–15 sec.
  • Exposure Control
    • Sensitivity Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent
      • (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index)
    • Light Metering Method Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
      • * Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
      • ** Metering frame is fixed to the center
    • Exposure Control Method Program AE, Manual Exposure, i-Contrast, Program Shift, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift; AE Lock
    • Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
  • White Balance
    • White Balance Control Auto,* Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
    • * Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
  • Flash
    • Built-in Flash Auto, Manual, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro
    • Flash Range 1.6–15.7 ft./50cm–4.8m (W), 3.3–8.5 ft./1–2.6m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
    • Recycling Time 7 sec. or less (battery voltage=6V)
    • Flash Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
  • Shooting Specifications
    • Shooting Modes Auto, P, Av, Tv, M, C, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Night Scene, Indoor, ISO 3200, Color Accent, Color Swap, Long Shutter), Super Macro, Night Snapshot, Stitch Assist, Movie
    • My Colors Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom
    • Self-Timer Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Face Detection Self-Timer
    • Wireless Control Available with optional Wireless Controller WC-DC300
    • Continuous Shooting Normal: approx. 4.0 fps; AF: approx. 1.1 fps; LV: approx. 1.2 fps (Large/Fine)
  • Image Storage
    • 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
      • Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
      • Movie: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))
    • Image Quality Mode Normal, Fine, SuperFine, RAW
    • 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), 3840 x 2160 (Widescreen L), 1920 x 1080 (Widescreen S), RAW (3648 x 2736)
      • Movie: High Definition: 1920 x 1080 (30 fps); Standard Definition: 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps), available up to 4GB or 29 min. 59 sec. (HD)/60 min. (SD) per clip
  • Playback Specifications
    • Playback Modes
      • Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x–10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, Image Inspection Tool, i-Contrast
      • Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Auto Rotate, Resume
  • Erasing Specifications
    • Erase Modes
      • Still Image: single image, select range, select by date, select by category, select by folder, all images
      • Movie: part of movie, all of movie
  • Interfaces
    • Computer Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
    • Video Out NTSC/PAL
    • Audio Out Stereo
    • Other Mini-HDMI cable: connection to high definition monitor; 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 Supply
    • Power Source
      1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4)
      2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x4) (NB-3AH)
      3. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700 (optional)
    • Shooting Capacity Still Image: approx. 160 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 420 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery (NB-3AH)) *
    • Playback Time Approx. 720 min. (AA-size Battery), approx. 840 min. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)
      • * LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.
  • Physical Specifications
    • Operating Temperature 32–104°F/0–40°C
    • Operating Humidity 10–90%

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Width: 5.02"
  • Height: 3.48"
  • Depth: 3.45"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit(camera body only): 1.29 lbs
  • Shipping: 2 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturers Warranty(authorized online retailer): One Year parts and labor
Key Features
Full HD Movie Mode Plus HDMI Output/ 10.0 Megapixel/ 28MM Wide-Angle 20x Optical Zoom Lens With Optical Image Stabilizer/ Large 2.8 " Vari-Angle LCD Widescreen/ Face Detection Self-Timer/ 25 Shooting Modes/ Print/Share Button/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Canon SX1 IS from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Canon SX1 IS is Brand New.
  • The Canon SX1 IS Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
TypePoint And Shoot
Effective Pixels10.0 Megapixels
Height (inches)3.48"
Width (inches)5.02"
Depth (inches)3.45"
Optical Zoom20x
Digital Zoom4x
Built-In FlashYes
Focal Length
Image StabilizationYes
LCD Screen Size (inches)2.8"
Red-Eye ReductionYes
Self TimerYes
Self Timer Delay2-sec., 10-sec.
Shutter Speed
Storage MediaSD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
White BalanceAuto,* Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
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