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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS 20.3MP 50X Optical Zoom Camera with Software

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

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Overview & Details

Zoom Like Never Before. Craters on the moon, wildlife from afar, your child's face on a crowded school stage... the PowerShot SX60 HS camera gives you the reach to capture it all. The camera's astonishing 65x Optical Zoom (21mm-1365mm) Wide-Angle Lens with Optical Image Stabilizer combines tremendous flexibility with portable ease. Capture close-ups, wide shots and everything in between with beautiful quality thanks to a 16.1 Megapixel* High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor and Canon's latest DIGIC 6 Image Processor that together create the Canon HS SYSTEM for excellent low-light performance. Advanced technology including Zoom Framing Assist and Intelligent IS help you track and capture clear, steady long shots. Shoot realistic 1080p Full HD video recorded at 60p. USM and VCM technology help ensure fast, silent zooming and focus during recording, and, in a first for a PowerShot model, you can attach an optional external microphone. And quickly share everything you capture: the PowerShot SX60 HS

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  • Wi-Fi connectivity requires access to a wireless router. Wi-Fi speeds depend on various factors including the device's distance from the router as well as their compatible wireless protocols (e.g. "Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac").
  • Actual user storage space available is typically less than stated due to preinstalled system software and programs.
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The Key Specs

Resolution: Still Images - 20.3MP Video - 1920 x 1280p at 59.94fps
Zoom: 50X optical, 4X digital
Display/Viewfinder: 3" TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle
Storage: None
Memory Card Slot: SD, SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I memory cards

Additional Specs

Body Type: DSLR-style
Lens Type: Canon 24mm wide-angle zoom lens
Lens Focal Length: 4.3mm (Wide-angle) - 215mm (Telephoto); equivalent to 24-1200mm on a 35mm camera
Aperture: f/3.4 (Wide) to f/6.5 (Telephoto)
Focus Modes: TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus
Focus Range: Auto - 0" to infinity (W), 4.3' to infinity (T) Normal - 2.0" to infinity (W), 4.3' to infinity (T); Macro - 0" to 1.6'
Shutter Speed: 1/2000 sec. to 15 sec.
Image Sensor: 1/2.3" CMOS
Image Stabilization: Optical
Flash: Built-in
Exposure: Mode - Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock Metering - Evaluative, Center Weighted Average, Spot Compensation - ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
ISO/Sensitivity: Auto, ISO 80-3200
White Balance: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Shooting Modes: M, Av, Tv, P, Live View Control, Hybrid Auto, Auto, Creative Shot, Sports, Portrait, Smart Shutter, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks, Standard (Movie), Short Clip (Movie), iFrame Movie
Color/Filter Effects: My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color
Burst/Sequential Modes: Up to 5.9 shots/sec.
Self Timer Modes: 2 sec./10 sec./custom
File Formats: Still Image - Exif. 2.3 (JPEG) Video - MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264) Audio - MPEG-4 AAC-LC Stereo
Ports: mini USB, HDMI Type C, analog video out, audio stereo out
Onscreen Languages: Selectable

The Basics

Model #: SX540 HS
Measurements: Approx. 4.7"W x 3.2"H x 3.6" Deep
Weight: Approx. 15.6 oz.
Power Source: AC adapter and rechargeable battery


20.3MP high-sensitivity CMOS sensor
  • Capture vivid photos suitable for cropping or enlargement

DIGIC 6 image processor
  • Delivers improved light sensitivity for higher resolution with less noise when shooting in dark conditions
  • Dynamic IS now detects and compensates for tilt and parallel movement to create video that's virtually free of distortion
  • Enables high-speed, high-quality continuous still image shooting at up to 6 frames per second

Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC
  • Wirelessly transfer images to your favorite social-networking sites as well as your Wi-Fi enabled computer, tablet or phone
  • Use the Camera Connect app to remotely control the camera using your compatible phone or tablet

50X optical, 24mm wide-angle zoom lens
  • Capture wide-angle group portraits and landscapes
  • Zoom in for close-up detail or shoot from a distance

Full HD 1080p video recording with stereo sound 
  • Record full high-definition video at up to 60 frames per second
  • Connect an optional HDMI cable to a compatible HDTV to view your footage on the big screen

Intelligent IS image stabilizer
  • Helps prevent blur due to camera shake or subject movement

More Features
  • 3" high-resolution color LCD with wide viewing angle
  • Built-in flash 


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  • Won't power on

    Won't power on after changing the battery. Don't buy

    KimmyNJ, FL
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