Canon IXUS 170 Specifications

IMAGE SENSOR

Type

1/2.3 type CCD

Effective Pixels

Approx. 20.0M¹

Effective / Total Pixels

Approx. 20.5M

Colour Filter Type

Primary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Type

DIGIC 4+ with iSAPS technology

LENS

Focal Length

4.5 - 54.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 25 - 300 mm)

Zoom

Optical 12x
ZoomPlus 24x
Digital Approx. 4x.
Combined Approx. 48x¹

Maximum f/number

f/3.6 - f/7.0

Construction

9 elements in 7 groups (1 double-sided aspherical UA lens, 1 double-sided aspherical lens, 1 single-sided aspherical lens)

Image Stabilisation

Yes (lens shift-type), approx. 2.5-stop¹. Intelligent IS plus Enhanced Dynamic IS

FOCUSING

Type

TTL

AF System/ Points

AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (fixed to centre)

AF Modes

Single, Continuous (Auto mode only), Servo AF/AE, Tracking AF¹

AF Lock

Yes

AF Assist Beam

Yes

Closest Focusing Distance

1 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, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600

SHUTTER

Speed

1 - 1/2000 sec. (factory default)
15 - 1/2000 sec. (total range - varies by shooting mode)

WHITE BALANCE

Type

TTL

Settings

Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom

COLOUR MATRIX

Type

sRGB

LCD MONITOR

Monitor

6.8 cm (2.7") LCD (TFT), Approx. 230,000 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 sec.

Red-Eye Reduction

Yes

Flash Exposure Compensation

Face Detection FE, Smart Flash Exposure

Flash Exposure Lock

Yes

Built-in Flash Range

50 cm - 4.0 m (W) / 1.0 m - 2.0 m (T)

External Flash

Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2

SHOOTING

Modes

Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), P, Portrait, Live View Control, FaceSelf-Timer, Low Light (5.0 MP), Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter

Modes in Movie

Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), P, Portrait, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks

Drive modes

Single, Continuous, Self-Timer

Continuous Shooting

Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (until memory card becomes full)¹²

RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION

Image Size

4:3 - (L) 5152 x 3864, (M1) 3648 x 2736, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480, (W) 5152 x 2896
Resize in playback (M2, S)

Compression

Fine

Movies

(HD) 1280 x 720, 25 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 30 fps
Miniature Effect (HD) 5 fps, 2.5 fps, 1.25 fps
Miniature Effect (L) 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps

Movie Length

(HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec.¹
(L) up to 4 GB or 1 hour²

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

MOV [Video:MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM (monaural)]

DIRECT PRINT

Canon Printers

Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge

PictBridge

Yes

OTHER FEATURES

Red-Eye Correction

Yes, during shooting and playback

Intelligent Orientation Sensor

Yes, with Auto Rotate

Playback zoom

Approx. 2x - 10x

Self Timer

Approx. 2 or 10 sec. or Custom

Menu Languages

English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Ukrainian, Romanian, Farsi, Malaysian, Hindi, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew

INTERFACE

Computer

Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) dedicated connector (Mini-B compatible)

Other

A/V output, dedicated connector (PAL/NTSC)

MEMORY CARD

Type

SD, SDHC, SDXC

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

PC & Macintosh

Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.8 / 10.9 / 10.10

SOFTWARE

POWER SOURCE

Batteries

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-11L/ NB-11LH (NB-11LH Battery and charger supplied)

Battery life

Approx. 200 shots
Eco Mode: Approx. 255 shots
Approx. 300min. playback

A/C Power Supply

Optional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC90

ACCESSORIES

Cases / Straps

Soft Case DCC-1370
Soft Case DCC-1320

Flash

Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2

Power Supply & Battery Chargers

AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC90, Battery Charger CB-2LFE / CB-2LDE

Other

Canon AV Cable AVC-DC400
Interface cable IFC-400PCU

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Operating Environment

0 - 40 °C, 10 - 90% humidity

Dimensions (WxHxD)

99.6 x 57.6 x 22.6 mm

Weight

Approx. 141 g (including battery and memory card)

Disclaimer

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

Footnote

¹ Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.

¹ Depending on the image size selected.

¹ Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm.

¹ Some settings limit availability.

¹ Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
² Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.

¹ 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.
² Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.