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Canon PowerShot S400 Manual

Canon PowerShot S400 Manual user guide is aimed to fulfill the needs toward information of both technical or instrumental issue among this digital camera product especially for Canon PowerShot S400.

When was it firstly released to the market?

Canon PowerShot S400 was firstly released in February 27, 2003. Even if it’s already released quite long time ago, but this product is still relevant for nowadays use, especially for you who likes retro camera kind of style.

Canon PowerShot S400 Specs

The Canon PowerShot S400, also known as the Canon Digital IXUS 400 in some regions. Here are the specifications for the Canon PowerShot S400:

Image Sensor:

  • 4.0 megapixel 1/1.8-inch CCD sensor


  • 3x optical zoom lens
  • Focal length: 7.4 – 22.2mm (35mm equivalent: 36 – 108mm)
  • Maximum aperture: f/2.8 – f/4.9

Image Processor:

  • DIGIC Image Processor

ISO Range:

  • ISO 50, 100, 200, 400

Image Resolution:

  • Maximum resolution: 2272 x 1704 pixels

LCD Display:

  • 1.5-inch color TFT LCD screen

Shutter Speed:

  • 15 – 1/2000 seconds

Auto Focus:

  • Contrast-detection autofocus
  • Macro mode for close-up photography


  • CompactFlash (CF) memory card slot


  • USB 1.1

Video Recording:

  • VGA (640 x 480) video recording at 15 frames per second


  • Rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery (NB-1LH)


  • 89 x 57 x 28 mm (3.5 x 2.2 x 1.1 in)


  • Approximately 220g (7.8 oz) including battery and memory card

Other Features:

  • Built-in flash
  • Scene modes for different shooting conditions
  • Continuous shooting mode
  • Self-timer
  • Direct print capability to compatible printers

Canon PowerShot S400 Basic Features

  • 4.0-megapixel CCD.
  • Real-image optical viewfinder.
  • 1.5-inch color TFT LCD monitor.
  • Glass, 3x, 7.4-22.2mm lens, equivalent to a 36-108mm lens on a 35mm camera.
  • Maximum 3.6x digital zoom.
  • Automatic exposure control, with Long Shutter mode for longer exposures.
  • Shutter speeds from 1/2,000 to 15 seconds.
  • Maximum aperture f/2.8 to f/4.9, depending on lens zoom position.
  • Built-in flash with five modes.
  • CompactFlash Type I memory card storage, 32MB card included.
  • Power supplied by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack (charger included) or optional AC adapter.
  • ArcSoft Camera Suite 1.2, Canon Digital Camera software, and USB drivers included for both Windows and Mac platforms.

Canon PowerShot S400 Special Features

  • Movie mode with sound.
  • Standard and High Speed Continuous Shooting modes.
  • Stitch-Assist panorama mode.
  • Infinity and Macro focus modes.
  • Customizable “My Camera” settings.
  • Two- or 10-second Self-Timer for delayed shutter release.
  • Sound Memo option for recording captions.
  • Spot, Center-Weighted, and Evaluative exposure metering.
  • White balance (color) adjustment with seven modes, including a Custom setting.
  • Photo Effect menu for color adjustment.
  • Adjustable ISO setting.
  • DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) compatibility.
  • USB cable for connection to a computer (driver software included).
  • A/V cable for connection to a television set.

How much the price when firstly released?

In the first release, It was $499 (old price at launch), and now, if you’re interested to own this compact digital camera device, you can get it in several online stores by paying for the used price start from $24.76 with 3x optical zoom. This is the worth price for what’s offered by this Canon PowerShot S400.

Canon PowerShot S400 Manual User Guide
Canon PowerShot S400 Manual User Guide

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