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Started Feb 6, 2004 | Discussions thread
Mattan Regular Member • Posts: 216
seeing as thread will be deleted anyway...

IXUS 430/IXUS 500 (info from deleted thread)
Size 1/1.8 inch
Effective Number of Pixels Approx. 5.0 MP (IXUS 500) Approx. 4.0 MP (IXUS 430)
Total Number of Pixels Approx. 5.3 MP (IXUS 500) Approx. 4.1 MP (IXUS 430)
Filter Array Primary colour filter (Bayer)
Image Processor
Processor DiG!C
Focal Length (optical) 7.4 (W) - 22.2 (T) mm
35mm Film Equivalent 36 - 108mm
Maximum Aperture F2.8 (W) / F4.9 (T)
Construction 7 elements in 5 groups (2 aspherical elements)
Optical Zoom Approx. 3x
Digital Zoom Approx. 4.1x (IXUS 500) Approx. 3.6x (IXUS 430)
Max Combined Zoom Approx. 12x (IXUS 500) Approx. 11x (IXUS 430)
Focusing Method TTL Autofocus
9-point AiAF / 1-point AF (fixed:centre)
AF lock available
Focusing Range Normal 46cm - infinity
Macro 5 - 46cm (W), 30 - 46cm (T)

Light Metering Method Evaluation / Centre-weighted averaging / Spot (Metering frame when Spot : Centre)

Exposure Control Method Program AE / AE Lock available
Exposure Compensation + - 2 EV in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control TTL White Balance

White Balance Modes Auto + Pre-set (Daylight / Cloudy / Tungsten / Fluorescent / Fluorescent H) + Custom

Shutter Speed 15 - 1/2,000 sec.
Sensitivity (Equivalent Film Speed)
Auto / ISO 50 / 100 / 200 / 400 equivalent
LCD Monitor/Viewfinder
Viewfinder Real-image zoom
LCD Monitor 1.5 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT colour LCD
Flash Modes Auto / Red-eye reduction auto / Flash On / Flash Off / Slow-Synchro
Flash Range Normal [at ISO Auto equiv.] 46cm - 3.5m (W), 46cm - 2.0m (T)
Flash Exposure Compensation FE Lock available
Selectable Shooting Modes
Shooting Modes Auto / Manual / Stitch Assist / Movie

Photo Effects Mode Vivid colour / Neutral / Low sharpening / Sepia / Black & White

Continuous Shooting
High Speed Approx. 2.2 shots/sec. (IXUS 500) Approx. 2.5 shots/sec. (IXUS 430)
Normal Approx. 1.5 shots/sec.
[Large / Fine mode, when LCD monitor is turned off]
Image Recording Format
Image File Format Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 compliant
Still Image JPEG (Exif 2.2 compliant)
Movie AVI Image data: Motion JPEG
Sound Annotation/Audio Data WAVE (monaural)
JPEG Compression Levels Superfine / Fine / Normal
Recording Pixels IXUS 500 IXUS 430

Still Images Large 2592 x 1944 Large 2272 x 1704 Middle 1 2048 x 1536 Middle 1 1600 x 1200 Middle 2 1600 x 1200 Middle 2 1024 x 768 Small 640 x 480 Small 640 x 480

Movie Images Large (VGA) 640 x 480 - - Medium (QVGA) 320 x 240 Medium (QVGA) 320 x 240 Small (QQVGA) 160 x 120 Small (QQVGA) 160 x 120

Frames per second 10 or 15 15
Other Operations

Playback Operations Single / Index (9 thumbnail images) / Slide Show / Movie Special Replay - Next frame, Previous frame, Fast forward, Rewind, First frame and Last frame / Magnify (2x – 10x) / auto vertical and horizontal image orientation with Intelligent Orientation Sensor / still histogram display

File Operations DPOF - Print Order / Image transfer, Movie - unnecessary scenes can be erased. Sound Memos - max. record/play time is approx. 60 sec.

Direct Printing Yes
PictBridge Yes
Print/Share Button Yes
ID Photo Print Yes (with compatible Canon Card Photo printers)
Movie Print Yes (with compatible Canon Card Photo printers)

Camera Settings Start-up image/ Start-up sound/ Shutter sound / Operation sound and Self-timer sound (Creation of on-camera content)

Menu Languages 12 languages (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese)

Self-timer Operates with approx. 2 sec. or approx. 10 sec. count-down
Computer I/F USB
Video Output NTSC or PAL selectable
Audio Output Monaural
Memory Storage CompactFlash™ card (Type I)
Supplied Memory 32MB
Supported Operating Systems
PC Windows 98 (including SE) Me/2000/XP
Mac OS 9.0 – 9.2, OS X (Version 10.1/10.2)
Power Source
Battery Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery NB-1LH/NB-1L
Standard Charger/AC Adaptor Charger CB-2LSE
Optional Charger/AC Adaptor AC Adaptor Kit ACK500 (contains CA-PS500)
Optional Car Battery Adaptor Optional Car Battery Cable Kit CBC-NB1
Operating Environment
Temperature 0 – 40°C
Humidity 10 – 90%
Dimensions (W x D x H) 87 x 57 x 27.8mm (ex. protruding parts)
Weight Approx. 185g (ex. batteries and CF card)
Included Accessories and Software

  • Wrist Strap WS-300, Battery Pack NB-1LH, Battery Charger CB-2LSE, AC Cable, AV Cable AVC-DC300, Interface Cable IFC-400PCU, 32MB Compact Flash Card, Software Starter Guide, Camera User Guide, Quick Start Guide, Direct Print User Guide

  • Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk

  • ArcSoft Camera Suite Disk

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