Canon Powershot S2 Is Manual

Canon Powershot S2 Is Manual

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Canon Powershot S2 Is Camera

  • Company Name: Canon
  • Model : PowerShot S2 IS
  • Type : Camera
  • Specifications : PowerShot S2 IS Specs
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Canon Powershot S2 Is Specifications


Product Specification


Type 1/2.5” CCD
Effective Pixels Approx. 5.0M
Total Pixels Approx. 5.3M
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour


Type DIGIC II with iSAPS technology


Focal Length 6.0-72.0mm (35mm film equivalent: 36-432mm)
Zoom Optical 12x, digital approx. 4x, combined approx. 48x
Maximum f/number f/2.7 - f/3.5
Construction 11 elements in 9 groups (1 aspherical element, 1 UD element)
Image Stabilisation Yes (shift-type)
Ultrasonic Motor (USM) Yes, zoom


Type TTL
AF System / Points 1 point AF (any position is available)
AF Modes Single, Continuous
AF Point Selection Manual selection using FlexiZone AF/AE
Selected AF Point Display Indicated on rear LCD monitor
AF Lock On/Off Selectable
AF Assist Beam Yes (on/off)
Manual Focus Yes
Focus Bracketing Yes
Closest Focusing Distance 0cm


Metering Modes Evaluative, Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to focusing frame)
AE Lock Yes
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
AEB 1/3 - 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
ISO Sensitivity* AUTO, 50, 100, 200, 400


Type Mechanical shutter & electronic shutter
Speed 15 – 1/3200 sec
(Slow Shutter speeds of 1.3 sec. and more, available in Manual and Shutter Priority AE modes only. Shutter speeds of 1.3 sec. and more operate with noise reduction. Certain combinations of shutter speed and aperture may not be available.)


Type TTL
Settings Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom


Type sRGB


Viewfinder EVF (0.33" type), approx. 115,000 pixels
Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal) 100%
Eyepoint 10mm
Dioptre Correction -5.5 - 1.5 dpt
Viewfinder Information Full information


Monitor Vari-angle 1.8” Low temperature P-Si TFT, approx. 115,000 pixels
Coverage 100%
Brightness Adjustable to one of two levels


Modes Auto, Manual Flash On / Off
X-sync 1/500sec (max.)
Slow Sync Speed Yes
Red-eye Reduction Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
Flash Exposure Lock Yes
Manual Power Adjustment 3 levels with internal flash
Second Curtain Synchronisation Yes
Built-in Flash Range 50cm-5.2m (W) / 4.0m (T) (at ISO AUTO equivalent)
External Flash Canon's High Power Flash


Modes Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom, Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, My Colors, Stitch Assist, Movie
Special scene mode (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Indoor, Night Snapshot)
Photo Effects Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia, Black & White, Custom, My Colors (9 settings)
Drive Modes Single, Continuous, Self-Timer
Continuous Shooting High Speed at approx. 2.4 fps¹ (until memory card becomes full)²
Normal at approx. 1.5 fps¹ (until memory card becomes full)²
Intervalometer Up to 100 shots in 1 – 60 minute increments¹


Image Size (L)2592 x 1944, (M1)2048 x 1536, (M2)1600 x 1200, (S)640 x 480
Compression Superfine, Fine, Normal
Movies (L)640 x 480, 30/15fps (M)320 x 240, 30/15fps
Movie Length Up to 1GB or 60 min.


Still Image Type JPEG compression, (Exif 2.2 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
Movies AVI [Motion JPEG compression + WAVE (stereo)]
Sound Files WAVE (stereo)


Canon Printers Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge (ID Photo Print, Movie Print supported on SELPHY CP printers only)
PictBridge Yes


My Camera Start-up image and camera sounds customisation
Sound Memo Up to 60 sec per image
Intelligent Orientation Sensor Yes
Histogram Yes
Playback Zoom 2x - 10x
Display Formats Single/ Index (9 thumbnail images)/ Slide Show/ Magnified/ Movie
Image Erase Protection Single image
Image Erase Single image, All
Self Timer Approx. 2 or 10 sec. or Custom
Menu Categories (1) Recording Menu
(2) Playback menu
(3) Set-up menu
(4) My camera menu
(5) Function menu
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
Firmware Update Update possible by the user


Computer USB 2.0 High Speed (Mini-B, PTP)
Other A/V output (PAL/NTSC)


Type Secure Digital (SD) Card,
16MB SD card supplied


PC Macintosh Windows 98SE / Me / 2000 SP4 / XP / XP SP1-2


Browsing & Printing ZoomBrowser EX (PhotoRecord) / ImageBrowser
Other PhotoStitch, RemoteCapture
Drivers TWAIN (Windows 98 / 2000), WIA (Windows Me
Image Manipulation ArcSoft PhotoStudio


Batteries 4x AA-size Alkaline batteries (included), NiMH
Battery Life Approx. 130 shots¹ (with supplied batteries) 210 min for movies
Approx. 550 shots (with optional Canon NB-2AH batteries)¹ 300 min for movies
Approx. 800 min. playback (with supplied batteries)
Approx. 900 min. playback (with Canon NB-2AH batteries)
Power Saving Display turns off after 10, 20, 30sec. 1, 2, 3mins.
AC Power Supply Optional, Power adapter CA-PS700


Case DCC-90
Lenses Tele-converter 1.5x TC-DC58B
Wide-converter 0.75x WC-DC58A
Lens adapter/Hood set LAH-DC20
Close-up lens 500D (58mm)
Flash High Power Flash HF-DC1
Power Supply & Battery Chargers Battery Charger Kit CBK4-200, Ni-MH Batteries NB4-200, Compact AC power adapter CA-PS700


Operating Environment 0 - 40 °C, 10 - 90% humidity
Dimensions 113.0 x 78.0 x 75.5mm (excluding protrusions)
Weight (body only) Approx. 405g
Continuous Shooting ¹ Large/Fine with LCD monitor off
² Depending on memory card speed / capacity
Intervalometer ¹ Depending on memory card speed / capacity
Battery Life ¹ Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated
  • All data is based on Canon standard testing methods.
  • Subject to change without notice.