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Canon IXUS 170 Digital Camera
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Product Summary

  • BONUS: Sandisk 8 GB SDHC SD Memory Card
  • 20 Megapixel 
  • 1/2.3 type CCD image sensor 
  • 12x Optical Zoom
  • 6.8 cm (2.7") LCD (TFT), Approx. 230,000 dots
  • Built-in flash
  • 4.5 – 54.0 mm focal length
  • DIGIC 4+ with iSAPS technology
  • Maximum aperture of f/3.6
  • 720p HD video
  • 2 Years Genuine Warranty with Canon Australia

The small and stylish 20 Megapixel Canon IXUS 170 boasts with DIGIC 4+ with iSAPS technology, 1/2.3 type CCD image sensor and 12X optical zoom to bring the best results anytime. It features a maximum aperture of f/3.6 and 4.5 – 54.0 mm focal length. The video recording can reach up to 720p and can be viewed from its 6.8 cm (2.7") LCD (TFT), Approx. 230,000 dots. Made with a built-in flash, capturing images in dark places is hassle free.

Product Features in Detail

Pocket-sized picture perfection
With a slim design and sleek metal front exterior that brings fashionable styling to every occasion, the intelligent IXUS 170 fits easily into your pocket and makes it simple for everyone to capture the moment in superb quality photos and movies.

Get closer, shoot wider
Shoot sweeping landscapes and great group shots with ease using the 25mm ultra-wide angle lens that lets you fit more in the frame. Get nearer to distant subjects using the 12x optical zoom or get even closer without any loss of quality with 24x ZoomPlus.

Exceptional detail for your best memories
Enjoy exceptional quality, detailed images. Flexibly frame and crop your photos or create stunning poster sized prints thanks to 20.0 Megapixels.

Beautiful sharp results every time
There’s no need to worry about camera shake ruining your results thanks to an intelligent optical Image Stabilizer. This camera automatically adapts and ensures sharp, detailed photos and videos – whatever you’re shooting.

HD movies at your fingertips
Making great movies is fun and easy. With one touch of a button you can effortlessly capture great HD movies (720p) - even when you shoot on the move or using full zoom.

Stunning images with ease
Easily shoot fantastic photos or movies with Smart Auto, which chooses the perfect camera settings for you – whatever the scene. All you have to do is point and shoot. Use the Help Button for quick, easy-to-follow guidance on using your camera and its functions.

Great people shots
Effortlessly capture great shots of friends with Face Detection technology. It detects multiple faces in a single frame making sure they remain in focus and with optimum brightness. Face Detection also ensures natural skin tones even in unusual lighting conditions.

Play with your creativity
Experiment and have fun with a range of Creative Filters. You can re-create the distortion of a fish-eye lens, make scenes in stills or movies look like miniature scale models and much more.

Add a personal touch
Make shots your own with quick and easy control over picture settings such as brightness and colour intensity. Preview the results while framing using Live View Control and enjoy sharing them with friends using the 6.8 cm (2.7”) LCD screen. Combine with a Canon Connect Station and you can easily share your photos and movies with the world on social media sites and online albums like irista, plus enjoy watching them with family and friends on an HD TV.

Eco Mode
Great for day trips. Capture more shots from a single charge of the rechargeable Lithium-ion battery.

Included in the Box

     Canon IXUS 170 Digital Camera
     Wrist Strap WS-800
     Battery Pack NB-11LH
     Battery Charger CB-2LFE
     AC Cable
     User Manual Kit
     24 Month Warranty Card with Canon Australia 

Warranty Information

     The Canon IXUS 170 Digital Camera comes with 24 Months Australian Warranty from Canon Australia. 
     Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
     Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.


Tech Specs

Type 1/2.3 type CCD
Effective Pixels Approx. 20.0M¹
Effective / Total Pixels Approx. 20.5M
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour
Type DIGIC 4+ with iSAPS technology
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
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
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
Speed 1 – 1/2000 sec. (factory default) 
15 – 1/2000 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode)
Type TTL
Settings Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Type sRGB
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
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
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
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
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)]
Canon Printers Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridge Yes
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
Computer Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) dedicated connector (Mini-B compatible)
Other A/V output, dedicated connector (PAL/NTSC)
PC & Macintosh Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.8 / 10.9
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
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
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)



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