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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

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$399.99
SKU:
1067C001
Shipping:
Calculated at Checkout
Mega Pixels:
20.3
Optical Zoom:
50X
FPS:
5.9
Features:
Image Stabilization,1080 HD Video,Wi-Fi Built-In,NFC Built-In

Highlights

  • 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

50x Optical Zoom (24–1200mm) 

Once you experience the reach and versatility of this camera's astonishing 50x Optical Zoom, you'll wonder how you ever did without it. From sporting events to travel highlights, wildlife to landscapes, the powerful zoom lets you capture the details that make your photography stand out. Not only will you have the ability to move in to the shot you want, but you'll also be able to capture those shots with incredible Canon quality. The camera's secure ergonomic grip makes steady handheld shooting easy and comfortable, while Intelligent IS analyzes the shooting situation and applies advanced stabilization technology to help keep images clear and virtually shake-free in a wide variety of conditions.

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Intelligent IS 

Intelligent IS analyzes camera movement and applies a suitable shake correction method for the shooting situation. For stills, the system selects from Normal IS, Panning IS, Macro (Hybrid) IS and Tripod modes. When shooting video, the system selects from Dynamic IS, Powered IS, Macro (Hybrid) IS and Active Tripod IS modes. With Intelligent IS, you can concentrate on image capture, letting the camera make effective IS settings to help capture a steady image.

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Normal IS
Corrects for a wide range of 
camera movement when
shooting stills.
Panning IS
Panning motion is detected
so that IS does not interfere 
with desired camera movement.
Macro (Hybrid) IS
Corrects for shift-type camera
shake, which typically occurs
in macro (close-up) shooting.
Tripod
When tripod use is detected,
the Image Stabilizer is stopped
because it is not needed.

 

Built-in Wi-Fi® Technology Makes Sharing Quick and Easy 

Built-in Wi-Fi® technology allows for on-the-go convenience when you want to share your photos and videos with friends and family. Easily post your images to social networking and media sites – Facebook®, Twitter®, YouTube™, Flickr®, and Google Drive™ – through CANON iMAGE GATEWAY* directly from your PowerShot SX540 HS camera, or save them to the online photo album to share anytime, anywhere. The camera can also connect directly to both compatible iOS®** and Android™ devices***, and upload images via the free Canon Camera Connect app** without a computer. You can control the destination of your uploads to share with everyone or to select groups, and even add comments. Sharing video is also easy with Wi-Fi® equipped PowerShot cameras, which record video using the easy-to-share MP4 format. Wi-Fi® capability makes posting in real time possible, so you can keep everyone up to date with photos and video even as events unfold. Wi-Fi®technology also allows you to transfer images to other Wi-Fi® equipped PowerShot cameras or print your photos directly to a PictBridge (Wireless LAN) certified printer. Thanks to the newly added Wi-Fi Button, you can now connect in both Shooting mode and Playback mode for quick and easy operation. You can even turn on the camera and connect at the same time with just one press of the button, helping you get right to sharing and managing your files when you like.

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Built-in NFC (Near Field Communication) Technology
PowerShot digital cameras with built-in NFC (Near Field Communication) technology provide fast connectivity with a single tap. Simply touch the NFC icon on your camera to your compatible Android device***, and the Camera Connect app will launch automatically for quick, easy sharing of your images. Built-in NFC technology also makes it simpler to install the app. If the app hasn't been installed yet, once you touch the devices together for the first time, the download screen will display automatically. Simply touch the camera against an NFC-equipped device with the Canon Camera Connect app** installed, and a Wi-Fi®connection is established – no camera operations required. Even if your camera is off, NFC turns the camera on and establishes the connection (confirming the camera's nickname and privacy settings before the first connection is required).

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Image Sync Function
In addition to wirelessly transferring photos and videos through CANON iMAGE GATEWAY* to your computer, you can now view and download them from your compatible smartphone.**** Take them where you like, when you like, and use your familiar smartphone operations to view and share them.

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Remote Shooting with the Camera Connect App

With the built-in Wi-Fi® on the PowerShot SX540 HS camera, you can use your compatible smartphone or tablet** to remotely control the camera. Simply connect wirelessly to your device and access the free Canon Camera Connect app**. Your device will show a live image of the camera's capture – ideal for a commemorative group photo, wildlife shots and all kinds of situations. The camera's versatile 50x Optical Zoom, flash, self-timer and shutter are all under your control, with images being saved to your camera as usual.

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The PowerShot SX540 HS camera is designed to make beautiful, creative video capture easy and fun. Image quality is luminous and lifelike in 1080p Full HD, with selectable frame rates of 60p and 30p to match the situation and end use. MP4 format, ideal for sharing and mobile devices, is also available. Dynamic IS offers 5-axis image stabilization that corrects even the strong camera shake that happens when you shoot while running or walking backward.

 

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Zoom Framing Assist

With its 50x Optical Zoom lens, the PowerShot SX540 HS camera has the telephoto reach to capture subjects a long distance away. At maximum telephoto, however, it can be challenging to track a moving subject. The Zoom Framing Assist seek function makes it much easier to use the camera's powerful zoom lens. When you press and hold the Zoom Framing Assist button, the camera will automatically zoom out to include a wider angle of view, enabling you to more easily locate your moving subject. Once you find it, releasing the button will cause the lens to return to its original zoom position, intelligently keeping the subject in focus until you're ready to shoot and capture the perfect close-up moment. You can even make zoom adjustments while the button is pressed, with an animated assist frame that makes viewing easy. When the button is released, the lens will return to the adjusted zoom position. And with the Zoom Framing Assist Lock, the camera will use image stabilization techniques to lock onto and automatically track a subject, keeping them in the center of the frame until you're ready to capture the ideal close-up shot. Zoom Framing Assist can now be turned on and off with the simple press of a button, allowing for easy and automatic subject selection.

Zoom Framing Assist offers a seek assist function that detects when you're panning (for instance, to search for the location of a soccer ball) and automatically zooms out to help; stop panning, and the zoom returns to its original position. Zoom Framing Assist keeps your subject's face the same size in your frame no matter how they move. Tap the Zoom Framing Assist function button to detect your subject's face. As your subject retreats and advances the camera automatically zooms in and out so their face remains the same size. It's especially useful for capturing the expressions of fast-moving children. The feature has been further enhanced by letting you choose the subject's size: choices include face, upper body, whole body, manual or off for superior assistance and control. And, for even more convenience, all Zoom Framing Assist functions are also available when shooting video.

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Large 3.0 -inch LCD

The large, 3.0-inch high-resolution LCD screen makes it easy to both frame and review your shots. A resolution of approximately 461,000 dots helps make even small details clear, and images are viewable even from a wide angle, so showing others what you've captured is easy, too.

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Hybrid Auto

 

Hybrid Auto records up to four seconds of video every time you shoot a still image, then automatically joins the clips and pictures* into a video that captures the essence of special days: vacations, important occasions or any time you're shooting many shots in a day. In this mode, Hybrid Auto automatically recognizes the scene and optimizes camera settings for incredibly high image quality. The resulting 1080p HD video is properly exposed, crisp and steady, so your "highlight reel" is stunningly beautiful.

 

Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 10 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the "Complete Orders" link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.

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Imaging
Pixels Actual: 21.1 Megapixel
Effective: 20.3 Megapixel
Sensor 1/2.3" CMOS
File Formats Still Images: JPEG
Movies: MP4, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio: AAC LC
Max Resolution 5184 x 3888
Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Image Stabilization Optical
Optics
Lens EFL: 4.3-215mm (35 mm equivalent: 24-1200mm)
Aperture: f/3.4 (W) - 6.5 (T)
Filter Thread 67mm
Zoom Optical: 50x
Digital: 4x
Focus Range Wide: 1.97" (5 cm) - Infinity
Telephoto: 4.27' (1.3 m) - Infinity
Macro: 0.00" (0 cm) - 1.64' (50 cm)
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 80-3200
Shutter 15 - 1/2000 second
Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Evaluative, Spot
Exposure Modes Modes: AE Lock, Manual, Program Shift, Safety Shift
Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
Shooting Modes A (Aperture Priority)
Auto
Creative Shot
Fireworks
Fish-Eye Effect
Handheld Night Scene
Hybrid Auto
Live View Control
Low Light
M (Manual)
Miniature Effect
Monochrome
P
Portrait
Poster Effect
S (Speed Priority)
Smart Shutter
Soft Focus
Sports
Standard
Super Vivid
Toy Camera Effect
White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Tungsten
Continuous Shooting Up to 5.9 fps at 20.3 MP
Self Timer 10 Sec, 2 Sec
Flash
Flash Modes Auto
Flash On
Off
Slow Sync
Built-in Flash Yes
Maximum Effective Flash Range Wide: 1.64 - 18.04' (0.5 - 5.5 m)
Telephoto: 4.27 - 9.84' (1.3 - 3 m)
Memory
Memory Card Type SD
SDHC
SDXC
Recording
Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
Resolution 1920 x 1080p: 59.94 fps, 29.97 fps
1280 x 720p: 29.97 fps
640 x 480p: 29.97 fps
Video
Video Clip Length Up to 29 Sec 59 Sec
Audio Recording Built-in Mic: With Video, Stereo
Viewfinder/Display
Screen 3.0" LCD Rear Screen (461,000 pixels)
Screen Coverage 100%
Connectivity/System Requirements
Connectivity HDMI C (Mini), Mini-USB, USB 2.0
Wi-Fi Yes built-in
Environmental
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Humidity: 10 - 90%
Power
Battery 1x NB-6LH Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 3.7 VDC, 1070 mAh
Physical
Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.7 x 3.2 x 3.6" / 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9 mm
Weight 15.59 oz / 442 g CIPA standard
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.95 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.0 x 6.3 x 5.2"

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