Item 2005.006.17.28 - Canon PowerShot S400 Digital Elph

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Canon PowerShot S400 Digital Elph

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  • First released in February 2003 (Creation)
    Canon Inc.

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1 piece of photographic equipment : camera

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Item is a 4.0 megapixel compact digital camera that can record up to 3 minutes of video (with sound) . The lens is a Canon f2.8-f4.9, 3x optical zoom lens with up to 11x optical zoom. Images shot in JPEG format, in either "normal", "fine", or "super-fine" quality. The camera has 7.2 x 5.3 mm CCD sensor, 1.5" liquid crystal display (LCD), a stainless steel body and is powered by rechargeable lithium-ion battery. The camera was sold together with a 256 MB Compact Flash Type I and Canon battery charger. This model was also called the Canon Digital IXUS 400 in the Europe and South East Asia, and the IXY Digital 400 in Japan. When released, the camera was sold for $500 in the USA.

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Askey, P. 2003. Canon PowerShot S400 (Digital IXUS 400) Review. Digital Photography Review. Retrieved from on 20 Jan., 2015.

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