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Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

PowerShot and IXUS digital compact cameras

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    Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

    Intelligent and easy 8x zoom

    Go wide or get 8x closer with a Canon quality 8x optical zoom lens, Intelligent IS and Smart Auto for great photos and HD movies. The compact PowerShot A4000 IS captures every moment with ease.

    • 28mm wide, 8x optical zoom
    • 16.0 Megapixels
    • Intelligent IS
    • Large 7.5 cm (3.0”) LCD
    • Compact metal body
    • Smart Auto (32 scenes)
    • HD movies (720p) with movie button
    • Help button
    • Fun and creative modes
    • Live View Control, Face Detection
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    • 8x optical zoom with wide-angle 8x optical zoom with wide-angle
    • 16.0 Megapixels 16.0 Megapixels
    • Steady shots in every situation Steady shots in every situation
    • Powerful DIGIC processing Powerful DIGIC processing
    • 7.5cm (3.0 7.5cm (3.0") LCD
    • Auto mode with 32-scene detection Auto mode with 32-scene detection
    • 720p movies 720p movies
    • Instantly capture movies Instantly capture movies
    • Easy image adjustment Easy image adjustment
    • Optimises people shots Optimises people shots
    • Instant help Instant help

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    PowerShot A4000 IS

    28mm wide, 8x optical zoom

    A versatile, Canon 8x optical zoom lens lets you get closer to distant subjects and focus on the detail while the 28mm wide-angle fits more in the frame for sweeping landscapes and great group shots.

    16.0 Megapixels

    Capturing all the detail from the genuine Canon lens the 16MP sensor delivers superb quality images that are perfect for large-scale prints (A3+) or creative cropping.

    Intelligent IS

    Intelligent IS combats camera shake to ensure all your photos and videos are sharp and detailed even at full zoom or in low light. It automatically adjusts the optical Image Stabilizer to the scene from 6 modes to prevent blur.

    Large 7.5 cm (3.0”) LCD

    A large, high quality LCD screen (230k dots) allows effortless menu navigation, lets you frame and view your shots with ease and makes sharing them with friends a pleasure.

    Compact metal body

    The slim, compact metal body in attractive colours is small and stylish enough to take anywhere.

    Smart Auto (32 scenes)

    Even complete beginners can effortlessly shoot high quality photos or movies with Smart Auto, which detects the scene and automatically selects the optimal settings from 32 variables. Press the Auto button to return instantly to Smart Auto from any other mode.

    HD movies (720p) with movie button

    Instantly record high quality HD movies (720p) using one touch of the dedicated movie button. Intelligent IS keeps movies steady.

    Help button

    Simply press the Help button for quick, easy-to-follow guidance on using your camera and its different functions – the ideal introduction for beginners.

    Fun and creative modes

    Have fun with a range of creative filters. Use Fish-eye Effect to re-create fish-eye lens distortion, Super Vivid to boost colour saturation, retro Poster and Toy Camera Effects or Monochrome. Miniature Effect makes scenes in stills or movies look like miniature scale models.

    Live View Control, Face Detection

    Live View Control allows you to easily experiment with picture settings like brightness and colour intensity and preview the results while framing, so you can capture the best shot. Face Detection Technology ensures great people shots. It detects up to 35 faces in a single frame making sure they remain in focus and with optimum brightness. Face Detection White Balance ensures natural skin tones even in unusual lighting conditions. Auto Red-Eye Correction eliminates red-eye.

    Product Specification

    IMAGE SENSOR

    Type 1/2.3 type CCD
    Effective Pixels Approx. 16.0M
    Colour Filter Type Primary Colour

    IMAGE PROCESSOR

    Type DIGIC 4 with iSAPS technology
    Focal Length 5.0 - 40.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 28 - 224 mm)
    Zoom Optical 8x. Digital Approx. 4x. Combined Approx. 32x¹²
    Maximum f/number f/3.0 – f/5.9
    Construction 8 elements in 7 groups
    (1 double-sided aspherical lens, 1 single-sided aspherical UA lens, 1 single-sided aspherical lens)
    Image Stabilisation Yes (lens shift-type). Intelligent IS

    FOCUSING

    Type TTL
    AF System/ Points AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (fixed to centre)
    AF Modes Single, Continuous (Auto mode only), Servo AF/AE¹, Tracking AF¹
    AF Point Selection Size (Normal, Small)
    AF Lock On/Off Selectable
    AF Assist Beam Yes
    Closest Focusing Distance 1 cm (W) from front of lens in macro

    EXPOSURE CONTROL

    Metering modes Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre)
    AE Lock On/Off Selectable
    Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments.
    Enhanced i-Contrast for automatic dynamic range correction
    ISO sensitivity* AUTO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600

    SHUTTER

    Speed 1 - 1/2000 sec. (factory default)
    15 - 1/2000 sec. (total range - varies by shooting mode)

    WHITE BALANCE

    Type TTL
    Settings Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom

    LCD MONITOR

    Monitor 7.5 cm (3.0") TFT, Approx. 230,000 dots
    Coverage Approx. 100%
    Brightness Adjustable to one of five levels

    FLASH

    Modes Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
    Slow Sync Speed Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 sec.
    Red-Eye Reduction Yes
    Flash Exposure Compensation Face Detection FE, Smart Flash Exposure
    Flash Exposure Lock Yes
    Built-in Flash Range 50 cm - 3.0 m (W) / 1.0 - 2.0 m (T)
    External Flash Canon High Power Flash HF-DC1
    Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2

    SHOOTING

    Modes Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), P, Live View Control, Portrait, FaceSelf-Timer, Low Light (4.0MP), Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Discreet
    Modes in Movie P, Live View Control, Portrait, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, iFrame Movie
    Drive modes Single, Continuous, Self-Timer
    Continuous Shooting Approx. 0.8 shots/sec.¹ (until memory card becomes full)²

    RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION

    Image Size (L) 4608 x 3456, (M1) 3264 x 2448, (M2) 1600 x 1200, (S) 640 x 480, (W) 4608 x 2592. Resize in playback (M2, S, 320 x 240)
    Compression Fine
    Movies (HD) 1280 x 720, 25 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 30 fps
    Miniature Effect (HD (5, 2.5, 1.25 fps) or L (6, 3, 1.5 fps))
    iFrame Movie (HD)
    Movie Length (HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec.¹
    (L) up to 4 GB or 1 hour²

    FILE TYPES

    Still Image Type JPEG compression, (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
    Movies MOV [H.264 + Linear PCM (2 channel monaural)]

    DIRECT PRINT

    Canon Printers Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge (ID Photo Print, Fixed Size Print and Movie Print supported on SELPHY CP & ES printers only)
    PictBridge Yes

    OTHER FEATURES

    Red-Eye Correction Yes, during shooting and playback
    Histogram Yes
    Playback zoom Approx. 2x - 10x
    Self Timer Approx. 2 or 10 sec. or Custom
    Menu Languages English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Ukrainian, Romanian, Farsi, Vietnamese, Malaysian, Indonesian

    INTERFACE

    Computer Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) dedicated connector (Mini-B compatible)
    Other A/V output, dedicated connector (PAL/NTSC)

    MEMORY CARD

    Type SD, SDHC, SDXC

    SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

    PC & Macintosh Windows 7 SP1/ Vista SP2/ XP SP3
    Mac OS X v10.6 – 10.7

    SOFTWARE

    Browsing & Printing ImageBrowser EX
    Other Camera Window
    PhotoStitch

    POWER SOURCE

    Batteries Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-11L (battery and charger supplied)
    Battery life Approx. 175 shots¹
    Approx. 240 min. playback
    A/C Power Supply Optional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC90

    ACCESSORIES

    Cases / Straps Soft Case DCC-520
    Flash Canon High Power Flash HF-DC1
    Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
    Power Supply & Battery Chargers AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC90
    Other Canon AV Cable AVC-DC400

    PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

    Operating Environment 0 - 40 °C, 10 - 90% humidity
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 95.3 x 56.3 x 24.3 mm
    Weight Approx. 145 g (including battery/batteries and memory card)
    Zoom ¹ Depending on the image size selected.
    ² Digital zoom available for still image and standard movie modes only. Optical zoom may not be available during movie recording.
    AF Modes ¹ Some settings limit availability.
    Continuous Shooting ¹ Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
    ² Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
    Movie Length ¹ The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.
    ² Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
    Battery life ¹ Using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera (where included), except where indicated.
    • All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.
    • Subject to change without notice.
    • *Standard Output Sensitivity / Recommended Exposure Index.
    • According to ISO 12232:2006 (20th April 2006) which specifies the method for assigning and reporting ISO speed ratings for digital still cameras.

    Accessories & Supplies

    Power

    Trust Canon for guaranteed power performance. Extra batteries, battery chargers and AC adapter kits let you shoot photos and video for longer and review images without worrying about fading battery life.

    NB-11L

    A spare or replacement battery for your Canon digital compact camera. Genuine Canon batteries offer 100% compatibility, safety and performance.

    CB-2LDE

    A spare or replacement battery charger, perfect for travelling.

    CB-2LFE

    A spare or replacement battery charger, perfect for travelling.

    ACK-DC90

    Power your Canon compact camera directly from a mains electricity supply. Ideal for shooting longer projects and powering the camera while it’s connected to a computer.

    Softcases & Straps

    Carry your compact camera comfortably and protect it from dust and scratches.

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    DCC-420

    Protect your PowerShot camera with a soft case when you are out and about.

    DCC-520 (Black)

    Protect your Canon PowerShot camera with a soft case when you are out and about.

    DCC-520 (Blue)

    Protect your Canon PowerShot camera with a soft case when you are out and about.

    DCC-520 (Red)

    Protect your Canon PowerShot camera with a soft case when you are out and about.

    Flashes

    Get creative with your lighting and explore new and exciting types of photography. Canon Speedlites deliver accurate flash exposures time after time, and is quick and simple to use.

    High Power Flash HF-DC2

    Boost the range of your camera’s flash with a portable high-power flash unit. Includes a bracket that attaches to the camera. Can also be used remotely for creative lighting options.

    High Power Flash HF-DC1

    Boost the range of your camera’s flash with a portable high-power flash unit. Includes a bracket that attaches to the camera. Can also be used remotely for creative lighting options.

    Cables & Other Accessories

    Stay connected with the correct interface cable.

    AV Cable AVC-DC400

    Show photos and movies on TVs and displays that have composite video connections. Carries picture and sound.

    Interface Cable IFC-400PCU

    Transfer photos and movies from your camera to a PC or Mac computer via USB. 1.5m (5ft) cable length.

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