Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Digital Camera 16MP 30x Optical Zoom 24mm Wide-Angle Lens 720p HD Video Intelligent Image Stabilization

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Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Digital Camera 16MP 30x Optical Zoom 24mm Wide-Angle Lens 720p HD Video Intelligent Image Stabilization -

Replacing the SX40 HS, the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS is Canon's new superzoom compact, sporting a 24-720mm (35mm equivalent) f/3.4-5.8 lens-slightly shorter than its predecessor's 35x optic, but with a higher-resolution 16MP sensor. Canon says advances it has made in noise reduction means images will be excellent quality at higher speeds.
Key features: Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
• 30x optical zoom lens starts at 24mm.
• 1/2.3" CCD ensor.
• 720p HD Video.
• 3-inch, 461k dot LCD monitor.
• Smart Auto with 32 predefined shooting situations.
• Intelligent IS with 6 image stabilization modes.
• Zoom Framing Assist tracks and captures moving subjects.
• High-Speed AF
The Canon PowerShot SX500 offers remarkably improved lag time and high-speed autofocus, so you can capture sports as well as the kids before they run out of the frame. There's also a high-resolution 3-inch 461k dot LCD monitor. A prominent Movie button means less burrowing through menu options when you're ready to shoot video. Video capture is at 720p at 25fps, and the camera is compatible with Apple's iFrame standard for faster downloading compatible Apple and Windows computers.
The Canon PowerShot SX500's 32 scene modes include Smart Auto, which can choose the most appropriate scene. Zoom Framing Assist makes using the zoom lens easier; the camera will automatically zoom out automatically to get up close to moving subjects, then automatically zooms back.
Shooting modes include: Manual exposure, aperture, and shutter-priority and program, Smart Auto, portrait, low light, snow, fireworks, creative filters, iFrame mode, Discreet mode (disables flash and all camera sounds), Live View control, face self timer, and more. Creative filters include Miniature Effect, Poster Effect, Toy Camera, Fisheye, Super Vivid and Monochrome.
The Canon SX500 IS is commonly used for Family photos, Landscape/scenery, Low light, Travel, Weddings, Wildlife and more.The Canon SX500 IS is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Casual photographer, Photo enthusiast among others.The Canon SX500 IS is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon SX500 IS: Compact, Easy to use, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Good image quality, Image stabilization, Large clear LCD and Zoom range/performance.

Frame:

  • Enhanced Zoom Framing Assist button aids in tracking and capturing subjects during super telephoto photography.

Features:

  • Intelligent IS automatically chooses from six different modes to optimize image stabilization for shake-free images in a wide variety of conditions.
  • Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 32 predefined shooting situations to ensure the best possible image capture for stills or video.
  • Large 3.0-inch LCD with 461,000 dots enables easy viewing.
  • High Speed AF greatly improves focus speed so you capture every shot with ease.
  • Special Scene Modes with Creative Filters: Special Scene Modes have fun and creative filters you can add to your photos without having to use a computer. You can make a quirky portrait using a Fisheye Lens Effect or add a beautiful single-tone effect with Monochrome.
  • Capture breathtaking 720p HD video in stereo sound with a dedicated movie button; zoom while shooting and play back videos on an HDTV via the HDMI output.
  • Canon's powerful 30x Optical Zoom and 24mm Wide-Angle lens with Optical Image Stabilizer reduces camera shake so you achieve brilliant images whether you are up close or far away.
  • 16.0 Megapixel sensor and Canon DIGIC 4 Image Processor deliver stunning quality images.
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16:9 Still Image Pixels:Large: 4608 x 2592; Medium 1: 3264 x 1832; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 640 x 360
1:1 Still Image Pixels:Large: 3456 x 3456; Medium 1: 2448 x 2448; Medium 2: 1200 x 1200; Small: 480 x 480
3:2 Still Image Pixels:Large: 4608 x 3072; Medium 1: 3264 x 2176; Medium 2: 1600 x 1064; Small: 640 x 424
4:3 Still Image Pixels:Large: 4608 x 3456; Medium 1: 3264 x 2448; Medium 2: 1600 x 1200; Small: 640 x 480
Audio Out:Via mini A/V connector
Autofocus System:TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus
Battery:Battery Pack NB-6L, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (included with AC Adapter Kit CA-DC40)
Built-in Flash:Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off, Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect
Camera Type:Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 30x Optical, 4x Digital and 120x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
Digital Zoom:4.0x
Dimensions WxHxD:4.09 x 2.74 x 3.16" / 104.0 x 69.5 x 80.2mm
Effective Pixels:Approx. 16.0 Megapixels
Environment:Operating Temperature: 32-104°F/0-40°C Operating Humidity: 10-90%
Exposure Compensation:Still Images: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments Videos: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments (not available during shooting)
Exposure Control Method:Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock
Face Self-Timer:Face self-timer adds convenience to Face Detection because you can set the camera to release the shutter when someone enters the frame.
File Format:Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Flash Exposure Compensation:+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Flash Range:1.6 ft. - 16 ft. (W), 4.6 - 9.8 ft. (T) (50cm - 5.0m (W), (1.4 - 3.0m (T))
Focusing Range Macro AF:Macro AF: 0 in - 1.6 ft. (0-50cm) (W)
Focusing Range Normal/Auto:Normal/Auto: 0 in (0cm) - infinity (W), 4.6 ft. (1.4m) - infinity (T)
HDMI:Watching your videos and sharing them with family and friends is especially easy with the camera's HDMI output
ISO Sensitivity:Auto, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600
Image Compression:Superfine / Fine
JPEG Compression Mode:Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG) Video: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))
LCD Coverage:Approx. 100%
LCD Monitor:3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle
LCD Pixels:Approx. 461,000 dots
Lens:Focal Length: 4.3 (W) - 129.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24-720mm)
Light Metering Method:Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
Maximum Aperture:f/3.4 (W), f/5.8(T)
Optical Zoom While Shooting:And the PowerShot SX500 IS lets you use the full range of optical zoom when you're shooting a video, without sacrificing HD video resolution.
Playback Time:Approx. 4 hours
Powerful 30x Optical Zoom:With a 35mm film equivalent focal length that extends all the way from 24mm to 720mm, your shooting reach is superb
Printer Connection:SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
Recycling Time:10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)
Self-Timer:Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom
Sensor:16.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CCD
Shooting Capacity:Approx. 195 shots
Shutter Speed:1-1/1600 sec. 15-1/1600 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Storage Media:SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Total Pixels:Approx. 16.6 Megapixels
Video Out:Mini connector (audio/video) Mini-HDMI
Video Standard:NTSC/PAL
Weight:11.2 oz. / 318g camera body
White Balance Control:Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Wind Filter:The camera also incorporates an electronic wind filter, which suppresses wind noise that can muffle or distort the sound.
Wireless Control:None

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