Canon Powershot SX540HS

Canon Powershot SX540HS
Brand: Canon
Product Code: Canon Powershot SX540HS
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  • 20.3MP 1/2.3" CMOS Image Sensor
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • 50x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 24-1200mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 3.0" 461k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • Intelligent IS Image Stabilization
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC
  • ISO 3200 and 5.9 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Zoom Framing Assist and Hybrid Auto

 

Detailed Specifications

Image Sensor

Type
1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS
Effective Pixels
Approx. 20.3M (9)
Effective / Total Pixels
Approx. 21.1M
Colour Filter Type
Primary Colour

Image Processor

Type
DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology

Lens

Focal Length
4.3 – 215.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 – 1200 mm)
Zoom
Optical 50xZoomPlus 100xDigital approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter approx. 1.6x or 2.0x and Safety Zoom (1)).Combined approx. 200x
Maximum f/number
f/3.4 - f/6.5
Construction
13 elements in 10 groups (3 UD lenses and 1 double-sided aspherical lens)
Image Stabilisation
Yes (lens shift-type), approx. 3-stop (8). Intelligent IS with 5-axis Enhanced Dynamic IS

Focusing

Type
TTL
AF System/ Points
AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (fixed to centre)
AF Modes
Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE (4), Tracking AF
AF Point Selection
Size (Normal, Small)
AF Lock
Yes
AF Assist Beam
Yes
Manual Focus
Yes, plus MF Peaking
Closest Focusing Distance
0 cm (W) from front of lens in Macro

Exposure Control

Metering modes
Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (Centre)
AE Lock
Yes
Exposure Compensation
+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments Enhanced i-Contrast for automatic dynamic range correction
ISO sensitivity
AUTO, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 AUTO ISO: 80 - 1600

Shutter

Speed
1 – 1/2000 s (factory default) 15 – 1/2000 s (total range – varies by shooting mode)

White Balance

Type
TTL
Settings
Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom. Multi-area WB correction available in Smart Auto

Colour Matrix

Type
sRGB

LCD Monitor

Monitor
7.5 cm (3.0”) TFT, approx. 461,000 dots
Coverage
Approx. 100%
Brightness
Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD

Flash

Modes
Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync Speed
Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 s
Red-Eye Reduction
Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE. Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure
Flash Exposure Lock
Yes
Manual Power Adjustment
3 levels with internal flash
Built-in Flash Range
50 cm – 5.5 m (W) / 1.3 m – 3.0 m (T)
External Flash
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2

Shooting

Modes
Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Hybrid Auto, Live View Control, Creative Shot, SCN (Sport, Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fireworks), Creative Filters (Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie
Modes in Movie
Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Portrait, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks, Short Clip, iFrame Movie
Photo Effects
My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)
Drive modes
Single, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer
Continuous Shooting

Approx. 5.9 shots/s with AF: Approx. 4.4 shots/s with Live View: Approx. 4.5 shots/s (all speeds are until memory card becomes full) (2) (3) (7)

 

Recording Pixels / Compression

Image Size
4:3 - (L) 5184 x 3888, (M) 2592 x 1944, (M1) 3648 x 2736, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480 16:9 - (L) 5184 x 2912, (M1) 3648 x 2048, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 360 3:2 - (L) 5184 x 3456, (M1) 3648 x 2432, (M2) 2048 x 1368, (S) 640 x 424 1:1 - (L) 3888 x 3888, (M1) 2736 x 2736, (M2) 1536 x 1536, (S) 480 x 480 Resize option available in playback
Compression
Superfine, Fine
Movies
(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 59.94 / 29.97 fps, (HD) 1280 x 720, 29.97 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 29.97 fps Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps Hybrid Auto Movie (HD) 29.97 fps iFrame Movie (Full HD) 29.97 fps Short Clip (HD) 29.97 fps
Movie Length
(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min 59 s (5) (L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour (3)

File Types

Still Image Type
JPEG compression (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
Movies
MP4 [Video: MPEG4-AVC (H.264), Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]

Direct Print

Canon Printers
Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridge
Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)

Other Features

GPS
GPS via mobile (via Canon Camera Connect app with compatible smart devices)
Red-Eye Correction
Yes, during shooting and playback
Intelligent Orientation Sensor
Yes, with Auto Rotate
Histogram
Yes, during playback
Playback zoom
Approx. 2x – 10x
Self Timer
Approx. 2, 10 s or Custom
Menu Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew

Interface

Computer
Hi-Speed USB composite connector (Mini-B compatible)
Other
HDMI Mini (Type-C) Connector A/V output, composite connector (PAL/NTSC)
Computer/Other
Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support (6)

Memory Card

Type
SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)

Supported Operating System

PC & Macintosh
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1 (10)Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10For Image Transfer Utility:Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11

Software

Other
CameraWindow DC Map Utility Image Transfer Utility Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices

Power Source

Batteries
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6LH (battery and charger supplied)
Battery life
Approx. 205 shots Eco mode approx. 290 shots Approx. 300 min playback

Accessories

Cases / Straps
Soft Case DCC-850 PowerShot Accessory Organizer
Lenses
Lens Hood LH-DC60 Filter Adapter FA-DC67A (Compatible with Canon 67mm Filters: Circular Polarizing PL-C B, Protect Filter)
Flash
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
Power Supply & Battery Chargers
Battery Charger CB-2LYE Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6LH
Other
Canon HDMI Cable HTC-100 Canon AV cable AVC-DC400ST Interface cable IFC-400PCU

Physical Specifications

Operating Environment
0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD)
120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9 mm
Weight
Approx. 442 g (including battery and memory card)

Footnotes

PowerShot SX540 HS
All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.Subject to change without notice.(1) Depending on the image size selected.(2) Under conditions where the flash does not fire.(3) Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.(4) Some settings limit availability.(5) The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.(6) Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region. For more information visit www.canon-europe.com/wirelesscompacts(7) Sustained continuous shooting function requires compatible SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card, total number of frames captured varies depending on shooting subject.(8) Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm.(9) Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.(10) Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only

 

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