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PowerShot A400 Digital Camera Orange (Sunset Gold)
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Canon PowerShot A400 Digital Camera Orange (Sunset Gold)

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
The powerful PowerShot A400 brings a striking new look to digital photography. Yours in a choice of four dashing colors: Silver, Sky Blue, Lime Green or Sunset Gold, this is a camera that will get you noticed. Plus a host of impressive new features make the world of digital pictures amazingly easy - from your very first shot.


Simply Stunning Quality

Inside its lightweight, modern exterior, the PowerShot A400 has the savvy, high-end features you expect from Canon. There's a 3.2 Megapixel CCD for superb clarity and detail. While the retractable 2.2x Optical/3.2x Digital gives you a combined 7.0x zoom power for close-ups that will leave you breathless.


DiG!C Image Processor

Canon's exclusive DIGIC Image Processor revolutionized how you shoot digital by allowing the camera to process images faster and improving the accuracy of the autofocus. DIGIC also reduces the effects on noise in your images.


iSAPS Technology

is an entirely new scene-recognition technology developed for digital cameras by Canon. Using an internal database of thousands of different photos, iSAPS works with the fast DIGIC Image Processor to improve focus speed and accuracy, as well as exposure and white balance.


Shoot at Top Speed - Quick Shot Function for Super-Fast Shutter Release

Now you've got the speed you need to capture the world around you. Just press the button. The Quick Shot mode "revs" the PowerShot A400 into high gear, so you're always ready - no matter what life throws at you.


Shooting Just Got Easier - 9-point AiAF and Special Scene Modes

The PowerShot A400 has a highly sophisticated 9-point AiAF system that keeps your subject sharp - even if it's off center. Plus, Special Scene Modes give you superb control in tricky photo situations - even if you've never held a camera before. Just turn the Command Dial and sensational pictures are yours - automatically. 


Print/Share Button

The A400's Print/Share button makes direct printing easier than ever. Simply connect the A400 to a Canon Direct Photo Printer or PictBridge supported printer, press the Print/Share button and print! Also use the Print/Share button to transfer images directly to a computer (Windows).


ID Photo & Movie Print

The camera gives you host of fun and useful print features. Create ID photo prints in 28 sizes or use the Movie Print function to print multiple stills from a recorded movie on a single sheet from a Canon CP Printer.



The Card Photo Printers CP330, CP220, CP-300 and CP-200 support PictBridge, a new print standard. This standard enables any digital camera that supports PictBridge to connect and print to any PictBridge compliant printer.




Image Capture Device


Type: 3.2 M pixels, 1/3.2 inch Charge Coupled Device (CCD)


Total Pixels: Approx. 3.3 Million


Effective Pixels: Approx. 3.2 Million




Focal Length: 5.9 (W) - 13.2 (T) mm f/3.8 (35mm film equivalent: 45-100mm)


Optical Zoom: 2.2x


Digital Zoom: 3.2x


Combined Zoom: 7x


Focusing Range:

Normal AF: 1.5 ft./47cm to Infinity

Macro AF: 2 in.-1.5 ft/5-47cm (WIDE), 1 ft-1.5 ft/30-47cm(TELE)


Autofocus System: 9-point AiAF/1-point AF (Fixed to center)AF-assist Beam On/Off




Optical Viewfinder: Real-image optical zoom viewfinder


LCD Monitor: 1.5 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD (w/vari-angle function)


LCD Pixels: Approx. 115,000 pixels


LCD Coverage: 100%


Aperture and Shutter


Maximum Aperture: f/3.8 (W/T


Shutter Speed: 1 - 1/1500 sec.


Exposure Control


Sensitivity: AUTO, ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent


Light Metering Method: Evaluative / Center-weighted average / Spot* *Metering frame with Spot mode is center fixed.


Exposure Control Method: Program AE


Exposure Compensation: +/- 2 stops in 1/3 stop increments


White Balance


White Balance Control: Auto, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), or Custom




Built-in Flash


Operation Modes: Auto On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction is available


Flash Range:

NORMAL: 47cm-2m/1.5-6.6 ft. (W/T)

MACRO: 30 - 47cm/1 ft -1.5 ft (When sensitivity is set to Auto)


Recycling Time: Approx. 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)


Shooting Specifications


Shooting Modes: Auto, Manual, Stitch Assist, Movies, Special Scene (Portrait, Night Scene, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Indoor)


Photo Effects: Off, Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia and Black & White


Self-Timer: Activates shutter after an approx. 10 sec. or approx. 2 sec. delay


Continuous Shooting: Approx. 1.3 shots/sec.


Image Storage


Storage Media: SD Memory Card


Print Order Format: Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) Version 1.1 Image transfer is not available


Image Recording Format: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)


JPEG Compression Mode: SuperFine, Fine, Normal


Number of Recording Pixels:

Still Image: 2,048x1,536 (Large), 1,600x1,200 (Medium 1), 1,024x768 (Medium 2), 640x480 pixels (Small)Postcard Date Imprint Mode: 1,600x1,200 (Compression is set to Fine)


Individual movie clips are limited to 3 minutes maximum per clip.


Playback Specifications


Playback Modes File

Single (1 image), Index (9 thumbnail images)Magnified, Auto Rotate, Rotation, Histogram, Sound Memo (up to 60 sec.), Auto Play


Erasing Specifications


Erase Modes: Still Images: Single Image, All Images Movie: Part of Movie, All Movie




Computer Interface: USB (Universal Serial Bus) mini-B/PTP


Video Out: NTSC or PAL


Audio Out: Monaural


Power Supply


Power Source:

1. Size AA Alkaline battery x2

2. Rechargeable size AA NiMH battery (NB-2AH) x2

3. Compact Power Adapter (CA-PS800) - AC Adapter Kit ACK800


Playback Time:

Approx. 270 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*1 with fully charged battery)


Physical Specifications


Operating Temperature: 32 ? 104 degrees F / 0 ? 40 degrees C

Operating Humidity: 10 - 90%


Dimensions (W x H x D):

4.21 x 2.10 x 1.45 in. / 107.0 x 53.4 x 36.8mm (Excluding protrusions)


Weight:  Approx. 5.82 oz./165g (camera body only)




*1 Normal temperature (23 degrees C). Shoot images at wide angle and at telephoto end alternatively with 20 second intervals. Use flash at every 4-time shooting. Turn camera off and on at every 8-time shooting. LCD brightness setting by Factory default.

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