Digital Ixus 330
Ixus range is one of the most popular compact camera ranges. Adding two new models
to the range will no doubt increase their popularity even further. The Digital
Ixus 330 has a more stylish stainless steel and aluminium body and offers an increase
of features over it's predecessor. The full press release from Canon is included
Canon, leaders in photographic and imaging
technology, introduces a new and highly desirable pocket sized addition to their
award winning Digital IXUS range. The Digital IXUS 330's stylish stainless steel
and aluminium body satisfies the most ardent of style guru's whilst also encompassing
a host of innovative technologies to ensure users achieve exceptional results.
"The IXUS range was created to highlight the importance of style,
design and size alongside innovative technologies and the new Digital IXUS 330
achieves the perfect embodiment of style and advanced technology to satisfy all
users." says Robert King, Marketing Manager, Canon (UK) Ltd.
IXUS 330 couples a 2.0M pixel CCD with a 3x, f2.7 optical zoom lens (35 - 105mm,
35mm equivalent) to ensure superb digital images time and time again. Other easy-to-use
features include a manual focussing mode, which allows users to decide whether
to select 3-point AiAF (Artificial Intelligence Auto Focus), or single point focussing,
depending upon the subject. For optimal metering, spot or evaluative settings
can be chosen and set to ensure that images are perfect, irrespective of the ambient
lighting conditions, ISO speeds can also be manually adjusted.
enjoyment, users can also capture movie clips of up to 30 seconds with full sound
and that can be played back instantly on the camera's LCD monitor and speaker.
The camera can also be simply connected to a standard TV set so movies and photos
can be shared amongst family and friends.
To maximise the users creativity,
the Digital IXUS 330 features a photo effects mode which offers a choice of 5
pre-set effects: vivid colour, neutral colour, sepia, low sharpening and classic
black and white. The Digital IXUS 330 also incorporates Canon's unique "intelligent
orientation-sensor" which automatically detects and obtains optimum focus,
exposure and white balance by sensing the camera's orientation and upper most
edge of the image. The image is then automatically rotated after shooting, ready
for viewing on the LCD monitor, or for downloading to a computer.
versatility, the Digital IXUS 330 is directly connectable to Canon's innovative
Direct Print printers. Direct Print is the easiest way to instantly obtain high
quality photo prints from a Canon digital camera. Simply connect the camera to
the printer, select an image and in a few moments a perfect print is made. The
new Card Photo Printer CP-100 is ideal for brilliant 10x15 cm photos making this
a must have accessory. For larger photos the Canon Bubble Jet S820D can handle
up to A4 size prints.
Canon supplies drivers with the DIGITAL IXUS 330
for Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Me and Windows XP and Macintosh OS 8.6 -
9.2 and OS X v10.1. It also comes complete with a package of photo and video manipulation
and printing software.
A full range of accessories are also available including
a new 30-meter waterproof case, for use on the beach or the slopes whilst the
AC Power supply kit and the new car battery charger provide power for any location.
The Digital IXUS 330 supports Exif 2.2 (Exif Print).