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Your Partner in Adventure
Need a camera that can keep up with your adventurous lifestyle? The tough and sporty PowerShot D30 is the ideal choice for intrepid types who often find themselves outdoors, underwater or in extreme situations. Currently the camera with the world's deepest* waterproof performance, the PowerShot D30 dives to a full 82 feet for excellent scuba and snorkeling flexibility. Bikers, hikers, skiers and climbers can also confidently pack the PowerShot D30 to document the day's action: the camera is shockproof to 6.5 feet, and temperature resistant all the way from 14° to 104°F**. The camera's built-in GPS*** tracker records the location and time of all the images and videos you capture, and the new Sunlight LCD mode makes it easy to see the monitor even on bright, sunny days. Whether you're underwater or on dry land, images are beautifully clear, steady and loaded with detail and natural color thanks to the Canon HS SYSTEM and Intelligent IS. When you're too busy to choose camera settings, Smart AUTO does it for you by automatically recognizing 32 predefined shooting situations, capturing the best quality with every shot.
Now you can capture beautiful underwater stills and video without the need for a waterproof case. The PowerShot D30 boasts the current world's deepest underwater performance* of an astonishing 82 feet. That means that if you're a certified Open Water scuba diver, you can comfortably explore the certification's entire 59-foot range. The images and video you capture underwater will exhibit all the Canon quality you expect, with high resolution and vivid, natural color. And with the Movie Digest mode, you can record more of your dive without interrupting your enjoyment of it. The mode captures a still image plus up to 4 seconds of video prior to pressing the shutter, all without using the REC button.
Shockproof to 6.5 feet, and temperature-resistant from 14 degrees to 104 degrees Fahrenheit*
The PowerShot D30 is built to come along on all your active pursuits. Whether you're skiing, cycling, climbing, hiking, even performing high movement activities in extreme temperatures, this camera can handle it. The PowerShot D30's extremely durable construction can withstand drops of up to 6.5 feet*. And with a temperature-resistant range of 14° to 104°F*, you'll be able to capture reliably beautiful images in both low and high-temperature environments. When adventure calls, the PowerShot D30 is ready.
12.1 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor combined with the Canon DIGIC 4 Image Processor creates the Canon HS SYSTEM, which helps provide excellent low-light performance
The Canon HS SYSTEM on the PowerShot D30 lets you take bright, clear photos in an even wider range of shooting situations. The result of combining the camera's 12.1 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 4 Image Processor, the Canon HS SYSTEM makes possible beautiful low-light shots with minimal noise and maximum detail in highlight and shadow areas. The 12.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor in the PowerShot D30 incorporates advanced light reception technology that enhances sensitivity while the DIGIC 4 Image Processor actively reduces noise, expanding the usable ISO range to an amazing high of 3200. The Canon HS SYSTEM takes the frustration out of low-light shooting, delivering clear, blur-free images.
Capture stunning 1080p Full HD video with a dedicated movie button
Record the fun and excitement of your outdoor adventures in crisp, clear high definition video on the PowerShot D30. A dedicated movie button means you're always ready to capture the movement as it happens. Full HD video on the PowerShot D30 means everything from amazing mountain heights to beautiful underwater depths will be preserved with spectacular realism and detail, perfect for watching on an HDTV or sharing with family and friends. In addition to being able to shoot Full HD 1080p video at 24* frames per second, the PowerShot D30 can also shoot 720p HD video at 30** frames per second. With the PowerShot D30, you can also shoot video in the Apple® iFrame format, which is a computer-friendly standard that speeds up importing and editing of videos, ideal for sharing to social networking sites and emailing.
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical, 4x Digital and 20x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS
Approx. 12.8 Megapixels
Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
5.0 (W) - 25.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28-140mm)
Auto: 0.4 in. (1 cm) - infinity (W); 3.3 ft. (1 m) - infinity (T);
Macro/Underwater Macro: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft. (1-50 cm) (W);
Normal: 2.0 in. (5 cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1 m) - infinity (T);
Quick: 9.8 ft. (3 m) (W,T)
3.0-inch TFT Color with wide-viewing angle
Approx. 461,000 dots
f/3.9 (W), f/4.8 (T)
15-1 sec. (Shooting long exposures)
Auto, ISO 100-3200
Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center
Exposure Control Method
Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock
Still Images: ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Videos: ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments (not available during shooting)
White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater, Custom
* Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.
Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
1.0 ft. - 11 ft. (W), 3.3 - 9.8 ft. (T) (30cm - 3.5m (W), (1.0m - 3.0m (T))
Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance
10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
Auto, P, Movie Digest, Portrait, Smart Shutter*1, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Underwater, Underwater Macro, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stich Assist, iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie
*1 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*
* Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available.
Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom*
* Delay time (0-15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
Normal: Approx. 1.9 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Normal: Approx. 1.9 shots/sec. (in Low Light mode)
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)
Video: MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels
1) 16:9 - Large: 4000 x 2248; Medium 1: 2816 x 1584; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 640 x 360
2) 3:2 - Large: 4000 x 2664; Medium 1: 2816 x 1880; Medium 2: 1600 x 1064; Small: 640 x 424
3) 4:3 - Large: 4000 x 3000; Medium 1: 2816 x 2112; Medium 2: 1600 x 1200; Small: 640 x 480
4) 1:1 - Large: 2992 x 2992; Medium 1: 2112 x 2112; Medium 2: 1200 x 1200; Small: 480 x 480
* 1984 x 1488 (M) when in Low Light mode.
Full HD 1920 x 1080: 24 fps (23.976)
iFrame Movie 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
HD 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
Miniature Effect 1280 x 720*1: 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
Miniature Effect 640 x 480*1: 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
Super Slow Motion 640 x 480*1: 120 fps
Super Slow Motion 320 x 240*1: 240 fps
Digest Movie 640 x 480: 30 fps (29.97)
640 x 480: 30 fps (29.97)
*1 Playback: 30 fps (29.97)
|File Size (KB)||8 GB||32 GB||File Size (KB)||8 GB||32 GB||File Size (KB)||8 GB||32 GB|
|File Size (KB)||8 GB||32 GB|
* When in Low Light.
• The approximate number of images recordable on memory cards other than the above can be calculated by using the above figures as a reference and extrapolating accordingly.
|iFrame Movie||Miniature Effect||Super Slow Motion Movie|
|HD: 1280 x 720||HD: 1280 x 720||640 x 480||640 x 480||320 x 240|
|30 fps||5x||10x||20x||5x||10x||20x||120 fps*1||240 fps*1|
|6 fps*1||3 fps*1||1.5 fps*1||6 fps*1||3 fps*1||1.5 fps*1|
|Video Size (KB/sec.,)||4,700||573||286||143||245||122||61||4,913||2,456|
|8GB||27 min. 39 sec.||3 hrs. 35 min. 27 sec.||6 hrs. 49 min. 22 sec.||11 hrs. 22 min. 17 sec.||7 hrs. 34 min. 51 sec.||13 hrs. 38 min. 45 sec.||22 hrs. 44 min. 36 sec.||26 min. 24 sec.||52 min. 28 sec.|
|32GB||1 hr. 51 min. 37 sec.||14 hrs. 29 min. 36 sec.||27 hrs. 32 min. 15 sec.||45 hrs. 53 min. 45 sec.||30 hrs. 35 min. 50 sec.||55 hrs. 04 min. 31 sec.||91 hrs. 47 min. 32 sec.||1 hr. 46 min. 35 sec.||3 hrs. 31 min. 49 sec.|
|Other than the Above|
|Full HD: 1920 x 1080||HD: 1280 x 720||640 x 480|
|24 fps*3||30 fps*2||30 fps*2|
|Video Size (KB/sec.,)||4,355||3,053||1,415|
|8GB||29 min. 39 sec.||42 min. 11 sec.||1 hr. 28 min. 59 sec.|
|32GB||1 hr. 59 min. 43 sec.||2 hrs. 50 min. 19 sec.||5 hrs. 59 min. 10 sec.|
*1 Playback frame rate is 30 fps*2.
*2 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.
*3 Actual frame rate is 23.976 fps.
Playback Modes File
Stills & Videos:
Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Image Advance (Transition Effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Slideshow (Repeat, Interval, Effect)
Single, Index (4-100 thumbnails), Magnification (2-10x), Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Resize, My Colors, Histogram, Overexposure Warning
Normal Playback*1, Skip Backward*2, Previous Frame*3, Next Frame*3, Skip Forward*2
*1 Audio settings available in 5 levels
*2 Approximately 4 seconds
*3 Slow motion available
Select Image, Select Range, Select All Images
Analog: NTSC or PAL, Digital: HDMI (HDMI™ mini connector)
Monaural (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
Battery Pack NB-6L/NB-6LH, AC Adapter Kit ACK-40
Approx. 300 shots
Approx. 6 hours
Dimensions (W x H x D)
4.31 x 2.68 x 1.08 in. / 109.4 x 68.0 x 27.5mm
7.69 oz. / 218g (CIPA standard)
6.84 oz. / 194g (Body only)
PowerShot D30 Contents