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Identification and Background
The Canon (6353B001) PowerShot SX500 IS is a 16MP Compact Digital Camera that has a 24mm wide angle lens with 30x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 24–720mm). The PowerShot SX500 IS has a dedicated movie button that lets you start and stop recording instantly in 720p HD. There is a built in image stabilizer and the camera indicates so on the top-side of the lens. The model number for the individual camera can be found on the bottom in the left-hand side.
- Manufacturer: Canon
- Release Date: April 2012
- Enclosure color: Black
- Sensor Resolution: 16 MP
- Optical Sensor Type: CCD
- Optical Sensor Size: 1/2.5''
- Optical Zoom: 30 x
- Digital Zoom: 4 x
- Image Processor: DIGIC 4
- Image Stabilizer: Optical
- Auto Focus: TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus
- Digital Video Format: IFrame Movie, MOV
- Image Recording Format: JPEG
- AV Interfaces: Digital out, HDMI
- Image Sensitivity: Auto, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600
- Canon battery pack NB-6L
- Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
- Type: 3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle
- Resolution: Approx. 461,000 dots
- Image Storage
- SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
- Image recording: fine, superfine
For more information regarding troubleshooting issues, check out the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS troubleshooting page.