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PowerShot SX10 IS
Digital Still Camera
Powerful zoom and creative control to get more out
of your photography
The PowerShot SX10 IS boasts an impressive wide 20x zoom lens
allowing you to get close to the action. Canon’s superior Optical
Image Stabilizer ensures that you get crisp shots even at such a
high zoom range. With full manual control and a 2.5” vari-angle
screen in an ergonomic design, the PowerShot SX10 IS lets you
get creative and explore your photography.
Key Features
Precision image quality
ƒ 10.0 megapixels
ƒ 28mm wide angle lens
ƒ 20x Optical Zoom
ƒ DiG!C 4
Blur Control solution using:
Optical Image Stabilizer
Face Detection Technology
Motion Detection Technology
portraits of family & friends
Face Detection and Selector
Face Detection Self-timer
Red-eye Correction
photography made easy
2.5” LCD screen (230,000 dots)
Zero cm super macro shooting
High Speed Shooting
Servo AF for continuous focusing of moving
ƒ i-Contrast controlling the exposure and tone
optimally for each scene
ƒ Full creative control
Digital movies made easy
ƒ Longer movie recording using less memory
Quality images
10.0 megapixels deliver outstanding quality images
and stunning photo prints up to A2 size
Super Zoom
Genuine Canon 20x optical zoom lens
(28mm-560mm) can clearly show distant subjects
Wide-angle lens
28mm wide-angle lens allows you to shoot
beautiful landscapes or capture great group shots
Image stability
Optical Image Stabilizer for crisp shots even at high
zoom or in low-light conditions without flash
Perfect people shots
Face Detection Technology for perfect focus,
exposure and lighting when photographing people
Motion detection
Motion Detection Technology lets you freeze the
moment and get clearer action shots
Sharper Previews
2.5” vari-angle LCD screen for high or low angle
Macro Shooting
Zero cm macro shooting allowing you to get as
close to the subject as possible for spectacular
close ups
Sharper Shots
Servo AF ensuring continuous fast focusing of
moving subjects
DiG!C 4 Image Processor
Canon’s DiG!C 4 delivers even higher picture quality and processing speed and comes with a new
movie codec for longer recording. Advanced face detection and motion detection including Face Self
Timer, i-Contrast and Servo AF as well as Red-eye Correction and high IS0 1600, DiG!C 4 makes it
easy to get great photos and movies under any conditions.
Subject to change without notice
PowerShot SX10 IS
Digital Still Camera
PowerShot SX10 IS Technical Specifications
Included as Standard
ƒ 4 x AA Alkaline
ƒ USB Interface
Cable IFC-400PCU,
Stereo Video Cable
ƒ Neck Strap
ƒ Lens Cap
ƒ Digital Camera
Solution Disc
[ZoomBrowser EX
(Mac), PhotoStitch,
Sensor / Image Processor
Effective Number of Pixels
Size / Filter Array
Aspect Ratio
Focal Length (optical)
35mm film equivalent
Shutter Speed
Image Stabilizer
Approx. 10.0 MP CCD
1/2.3 inch / Primary colour filter (Bayer)
DiG!C 4
5.0 (W) - 100.0 (T) mm
28 (W) – 560 (T) mm
f/2.8 - 8.0 (W), f/5.7 - 8.0 (T)
15 – 1/3200 sec.
Optical approx 20x; Digital approx 4x
Optical (Lens Shift Type)
Shooting Functions
AF System
Focusing Frame
Face Detection
Other Shooting Functions
TTL Autofocus (Single / Continuous), Manual
Face Detect with movie support1,2, Center3, Flexizone
Auto Focus, Auto Exposure, White Balance, Flash Exposure, Auto Red-Eye correction, Auto Focus Point Zoom,
Face Self Timer4
Servo AF, i-Correction, Auto Focus Assist Beam, Auto Focus Lock
Normal: 50cm – infinity, Macro: 10cm - 50cm, Super Macro: 0cm – 10cm
Continuous Shooting (Large/Fine)
Approx 1.4 shots/sec; AF Approx 0.7 shots/sec; LV Approx 0.8 shots/sec
Approx. 10 sec or 2 sec delay, custom, Face Self-Timer4
Light Metering Method
Exposure Control Method
Exposure Compensation
Sensitivity (Equivalent Film Speed)
White Balance Modes
Evaluative5, Center-weighted average, Spot6
Program AE, AE Lock available, Manual, iContrast available, Program Shift, Safety Shift
Optional Accessories
ƒ CBK4-300 /
Compact Power
Adaptor CA-PS700
ƒ Lens Hood
ƒ Leather Case
ƒ High-Power Flash
ƒ Speedlites 220EX,
430EX II, 580EX,
580EX II
± 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Auto7, High ISO Auto8, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor
Electronic viewfinder with dioptric adjustment
2.5 inch vari-angle LCD monitor with high resolution (approx 230,000 dots)
Flash Modes
Auto, on, off, Red Eye Correction, Red Eye Reduction, Slow Synchro, Second Curtain Synchro, FE Lock, Safety FE
Flash Range
Normal: 50cm − 5.2 m (W), 1m −2.8 m (T)
Flash Exposure Compensation
External Flash Support
±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Canon EX series Speedlites via Hot Shoe
Selectable Shooting Modes
Shooting Modes
My Colours
Auto, P (Program), Tv (Shutter Priority), Av (Aperture Priority), M (Manual), C (Custom), Portrait, Landscape,
Night Snapshot, Sports, Special Scene (Indoor, Night Scene, Sunset, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks,
Aquarium, ISO 3200, Color Accent, Color Swap), Movie
Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green,
Vivid Red, Custom
Image Recording Format
Still image
Colour Space and Compression
JPEG Compression (EXIF 2.2 Compliant)
sRGB; Superfine, Fine, Normal
MOV (Image Data: H.264; Audio Data: Linear PCM monaural)
Recording Pixels and recording capacity on a 2GB card
Still Images and Capacity
(at Super Fine Image Setting
Movie Frame Rate
Large: 3648 x 2736 (448), Medium 1: 2816 x 2112 (714), Medium 2: 2272 x 1704 (960), Medium 3/Date Stamp:
1600 x 1200 (1862), Small: 640 x 480 (6830), Widescreen: 3648 x 2048 (596)
640x480: 30fps (22min 45sec), 320x240: 30fps (1hr 4min 1 sec)
Other Operations
Playback Operations
File Operations
Direct Printing, PictBridge
Red-eye Correction, Slideshow, My Category, Index, Resize, Resizing of widescreen images, Magnified, Image
Inspection Tool, Advancing and Reversing through magnified images, Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Histogram,
Overexposure Warning, Sound Memos, Auto Play
DPOF - Print Order/Image transfer; Movie - unnecessary scenes can be erased;
Sound Annotations - max. record/play time is approx. 60 sec; Maximum Recording Length per Clip - until file
size reaches 4GB9
Supported Operating Systems
Computer I/F
PC: Windows XP SP2, Vista; Mac: OS X v10.4- v10.5
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B compatible)
Video Output
PAL or NTSC selectable
Audio Output
Memory Storage
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card
General Features
Optional Charger/AC Adaptor
Dimensions (W x D x H)
Subject to change without notice
Size AA Alkaline battery (x4) or Size AA rechargeable NiMH battery (x4) NB4-300/NB4-200
CBK4-300 / Compact Power Adaptor CA-PS700
AF frame can be
moved and fixed to
specified face
2. If no face is detected,
AiAF (9 point) is used
3. AF frame size is
4. When number of
detected faces
increases, the shutter
is released at 2 sec
delay. However if no
face is detected for 30
seconds or more, the
shooting operation will
start automatically.
5. Control to incorporate
facial brightness in
Face Detect AF
6. Fixed to center /
Linked to AF frame
7. Camera automatically
sets the optimal speed
according to shooting
mode and subject
8. Camera automatically
sets the optimal speed
according to shooting
mode, subject
brightness and subject
movement and
camera shake. The
ISO speed is relatively
higher than Auto.
9. Even if the file size has
not reached 4GB, the
recording stops when
the recording time
reaches 1 hour. For
lesser capacity
memory cards, the
recording stops when
the card becomes full
or reaches 1 hour.
10. Compatible printer
required for direct
124 x 88.3 x 86.9 mm (ex. protruding parts)
Approx. 560g
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