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Powershot G5 Digital Camera
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Canon Powershot G5 Digital Camera

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
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With a stunning combination of resolution, speed and control, all housed in a rugged, elegant new black enclosure, the PowerShot G5 takes the lead as Canon's flagship PowerShot. With a host of improvements and professional features, the PowerShot G5 will exceed the expectations of even the most discerning photographer!
  • 5.0 Megapixel CCD
  • 4x Optical / 4x Digital / 16x Combined Zoom
  • DIGIC Imaging Processor and iSAPS Technology
  • Enhanced Movie Mode and Photo effect
  • 12 EOS System-based shooting modes for customizing the camera to each individual users' shooting style
  • A Wide-Area FlexiZone AF/AE system which allow users to focus on off-center subjects without repositioning the camera
  • Three metering systems, including Spot Metering; and up to 10X Zoom Playback
  • An Intelligent Orientation Sensor that automatically rotates images for proper viewing during playback
  • Direct Print Mode with Canon Card Photo Printers and Bubble Jet Direct Printers
  • Flexible 270 Swivel LCD,Vari-Angle monitor together with an ergonomic hand grip and an EOS-style control layout for easier handling.


  • Effective pixels: Approx. 5 million
  • Image sensor: 1/1.8 inch CCD (Total number of pixels: approx. 5.3 million)
  • Lens: 7.2 (W) - 28.8 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 35 - 140mm) F 2.0 (W) - 3.0 (T)
  • Digital zoom: Up to approx. 4.1x (Up to approx. 16 times in combination with the optical zoom)
  • Dioptric adjustment -3 to +1m -1 (dpt equivalent)
  • Focusing point: 1 focusing point (Any position is available)
  • Shutter: Mechanical shutter + electronic shutter
  • Shutter speeds: 15 - 1/2000 sec. 1.3 sec. or slower shutter speeds are available in Shutter-Priority mode or Manual mode
  • Light metering system: Evaluative, Center-Weighted Averaging or Spot (Center or AF Point)
  • Exposure control method: Program AE, Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE or Manual exposure control AE lock is available
  • Exposure compensation: ? 2.0 stops (in 1/3-stop increments) Auto exposure bracketing (AEB) is available
  • Sensitivity (equivalent film speed): Auto, ISO 50, ISO 100, ISO 200 and ISO 400 equivalent
  • White balance: TTL auto white balance, pre-set white balance (available settings: Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H or Flash) or Custom white balance (Custom1/ Custom2)
  • Built-in flash: Auto, On, Off Red-eye reduction On: Red-eye reduction auto / Red-eye reduction On / Off Red-eye reduction Off: On / Off
  • Flash range: 70 cm - 5.0 m (2.3 - 16.5 ft.) (W), 70 cm - 4.0 m (2.3 - 13.1 ft.) (T)
  • Terminals for external flash : Sync-terminals at accessory shoe Use of following external flashes is recommended: Canon Speedlite 220EX, 380EX, 420EX, 550EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX and Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX
  • Flash exposure compensation : ?2.0 stops (in 1/3-stop increments), FE lock, Slow-sync and 1st-curtain / 2nd curtain flash are available  
  • High-speed continuous shooting: Approx. 2.0 image/sec. Standard continuous shooting: Approx. 1.5 image/sec. (Large / Fine mode with LCD viewfinder off) Self-timer: Activates shutter after a 2-sec. / 10-sec. delay
  • Interval shooting: Shooting interval: approx. 1 - 60 min. (1 min. increments) Number of shots: 2 - 100 shots (Maximum number of shotsvaries according to CF card capacity)
  • Wireless control: Shooting and playback are available (wireless controller is included in the camera kit) When shooting, image is captured ontime / 2-sec. / 10-sec. after shutter button pressed PC-connected shooting: Available (Exclusive software program is included in the camera kit)
  • Recording media: CompactFlash (CF) card (Type I and Type II)
  • File format: Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF-compliant
  • Image recording format: Still images: JPEG (Exif 2.2)*1 or RAW Movies: AVI (Image data: Motion JPEG, Audio data: WAVE [monaural])
  • JPEG compression mode: Super fine, Fine or Normal
  • Replay modes: Single (Histogram displayable), Index (9 thumbnail images), Magnified (approx. 10x (max.) in LCD monitor), Sound memos (up to 60 sec.), Slide Show or Image output to direct printer (CP-300/ CP-200/ CP-100 / CP-10 and Bubble Jet printer with the direct print function)
  • My Camera Settings (customizing) : The Start-up Image, Start-up Sound, Shutter Sound, Operation Sound and Selftimer Sound can be customized using the following methods. Using the images and sounds recorded on the camera. Using downloaded data from your computer using the supplied software.
  • Interface: USB (mini-B, PTP [Picture Transfer Protocol]), Audio/Video Output (NTSC or PAL selectable, monaural audio)
  • Power Source: Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery (type: BP-511) (included in the camera kit/sold separately)
    Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery (type: BP-512) (sold separately)
    Compact Power Adapter (CA-560) (included in the camera kit)
    Car battery adapter (separately sold Charge Adapter/Car Battery Cable Kit CR-560 is required)
  • Dimensions (WHD): 121.0 x 73.9 x 69.9 mm (4.8 x 2.9 x 2.8 in.) excluding protrusions
  • Weight: Approx. 410 g (14.5 oz.) (camera body only)
  • Item Includes:

  • 32MB CompactFlash Card
  • BP-511 Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery
  • ArcSoft Camera Suite CD-ROM
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-560 with A/C Cable
  • USB Interface Cable
  • AV Cable
  • Wireless Remote Controller
  • Neck Strap
  • Lens Cap
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