Canon SD1400 IS

Basic information on each piece of equipment
File Canon SD1400 User Manual.pdf10/03/11 12:36 pm3.57 MB

ARF has one Canon SD1400 with an 8GB memory card, an extra battery, a battery charger and a soft nylon case. This is our smallest camera. It does not have a viewfinder and it takes a camera battery (that is, not a standard AA or AAA).

Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical/4x Digital/16x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System

14.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)

Total Pixels
Approx. 14.5 Megapixels

Effective Pixels
Approx. 14.1 Megapixels

Focal Length
5.0 (W) - 20.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 - 112mm)

Digital Zoom 4x

Focusing Range
Normal: 1.2 in. (3 cm) - infinity (W), 2.6 ft. (80 cm) - infinity (T)
Macro: 1.2 in - 1.6 ft (3 - 50 cm) (W)

Autofocus System TTL Autofocus

Optical Viewfinder None

LCD Monitor  2.7-inch TFT color LCD (wide viewing angle type)

LCD Pixels  Approx. 230,000 pixels

LCD Coverage  Approx. 100%

Maximum Aperture
f/2.8 (W) - f/5.9 (T)

Shutter Speed
1-1/1500 sec.
15-1/1500 sec. (Total shutter speed range); Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3 - 15 sec.

Shutter speeds differ depending on the shooting mode
  • Shutter speeds available in Long Shutter: 15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3.2, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1 (unit: sec.)

  • Sensitivity
    Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard Output Sensitivity. Recommended Exposure Index)

    Light Metering Method
    Evaluative*, Center-Weighted average, Spot**
    * Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
    ** Metering frame is fixed to the center

    Exposure Control Method
    Program AE; i-Contrast; AE Lock

    Exposure Compensation
    +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

    White Balance Control
    Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
    *Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF.

    Built-in Flash
    Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro

    Flash Range
    30 cm - 4.0 m (W), 50 cm - 2.0 m (T) (12 in. - 13 ft (W) 1.6 - 6.6 (T))

  • Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance
  • Recycling Time
    10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)

    Flash Exposure Compensation N/A

    Shooting Modes
    Auto*, P, Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Smart Shutter **, Low Light, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist, Movie

  • *Automatically detects shooting scene
  • **Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Detection Self-timer
  • Photo Effects
    My Colors Off, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom*
    *Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available.

    Self Timer
    Activates shutter after an approx. 10 sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom*
    *Shoot start time (0-10 sec. (in one-second increments), 15/20/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.

    Wireless Control N/A

    Continuous Shooting
    Approx. 0.7 fps shots/sec. (approx. 2.6 shots/sec. in Low Light)

    Storage Media
    SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card

    File Format
    Design rule for camera file system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant

    Image Recording Format
    Normal, Fine

    JPEG Compression Mode
    Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
    Movie: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Monaural))

    Number of Recording Pixels
    Still Image: 4320 x 3240 (Large), 3456 x 2592 (Medium 1), 2592 x 1944 (Medium 2), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 4320 x 2432 (Widescreen), 2144 x 1608 (Low Light)

    Movie: HD 1280 x 720 (30 fps available up to 10 min or 4GB per clip), 640 x 480 (30 fps) or 320 x 240 (30 fps) or 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 60 min. or 4GB per clip

    Image data

      Large (L) Medium 1 (M1) Medium 2 (M2) Medium 3 (M3)
    F N F N F N F N
    File Size (KB) 3,597 1,719 2,302 1,100 1,395 695 558 278
    4GB 1,058 2,194 1,652 3.352 2,681 5,247 6,352 12,069
    16GB 4,334 8,985 6,769 13,727 10,981 21,486 26,010 49,420

      Small (S) Widescreen (W) Widescreen (W)
    F N F N F N
    File Size (KB) 150 84 2,700 1,291 990 495
    4GB 20,116 30,174 1,403 2,873 3,771 7,099
    16GB 82,367 123,550 5,746 11,766 15,443 29,070

    Movie data

      High Definition Standard Definition
    HD: 1,280 x 720 640 x 480 320 x 240
    30 fps* 30 fps* 30 fps*
    Movie size (KB/sec.) 2,955 1,316 394
    4GB 21 min. 23 sec. 46 min. 46 sec. 2 hr. 23 min. 41 sec.
    16GB 1 hr. 27 min. 37 sec. 3 hr. 11 min. 32 sec. 9 hr. 48 min. 19 sec.

    *Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps

    Note: N=Normal F=Fine
    Storage Capacity varies depending on camera settings. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of the particular media.

    Playback Modes File
    - Easy, Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Filtered Playback, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
    - Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, By Date, By Folder, By File Type, Transition Effects, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index (100 thumbnails), Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, i-Contrast
    - Movie: Normal playback*, slow motion**, pause, first frame, last frame, next frame previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind

  • Display playback position and shooting time.
  • *Audio settings available in 5 levels.
    ** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.

    Erase Modes
    - Select image, all images (all filtered images)

  • The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased)
  • - Movies can be erased one at a time: select image, select range, select all images (all filtered images)

  • Prevents still images and movies protected on camera (specify during playback from being deleted).

  • Computer Interface
    Hi-Speed USB (Dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video*
    * mini-B compatible.

    Video Out NTSC/PAL

    Audio Out Monaural

    Mini-HDMI cable: connection to high definition monitor; SD Memory card slot: direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable

    Power Supply
    1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-4L
    2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC10 (optional)Still Image: approx. 230 shots*Approx. 6 hours*.
    *LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

    Power Source
    1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-4L
    2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC10 (optional)

    Shooting Capacity
    Still Image: approx. 230 shots*

    Playback Time
    Approx. 6 hours*.
    *LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

    Operating Temperature

    Operating Humidity

    Dimensions (W x H x D)
    3.63 x 2.21 x 0.70 in. (92.2 x 56.1 x 17.8mm)

    Approx. 4.69 oz./133g (includes batteries and memory card)