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Discontinued.  This model has been replaced by the Canon ELPH110

Canon PowerShot ELPH 300HS 12.1 MegaPixel Digital Camera


XNiteCanonELPH300HS          UV+Visible+IR

XNiteCanonELPH300HSIR       IR- Only

XNiteCanonELPH300NDVI       3-Band Vegetation Stress Remote Sensing Camera

Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS 12 MP CMOS Digital Camera with Full 1080p HD Video

We can convert your Canon PowerShot ELPH 300HS for $175 for UV+IR+Visible + return S&H ($20 UPS ground insured domestic USA).  Turn around is usually 1 or 2 days from receipt.

For the UV+Visible+IR model, we add a 30mm filter ring to the front nose of the camera so that you can attach filters.  Please be aware that you should be gentle when adding or removing filters because the stock lens nose cap to which the filter ring is added is not especially strong. If the cap comes off, you can snap it back in place by turning the camera on, placing the nose cap at 11:00, and giving a gentle twist to 12:00 to lock the cap in place.

With the optional firmware, you can increase this camera's capabilities adding things like RAW and interval shutter control.

30mm Filters are available here.

For information on the NDVI vegetation stress camera, please click here.



Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical & 4x Digital & 20x Combined Zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer

Image Capture Device

12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS

Total Pixels
Approx. 12.8 Megapixels

Effective Pixels
Approx. 12.1 Megapixels


Focal Length
4.3 (W) - 21.5mm (T) (35mm film equivalent: 24-120mm)

Digital Zoom
Approx. 4x

Focusing Range
Normal AF: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 3.0 ft. (90cm) - infinity (T)

Macro: 1.2 in. - 1.6 ft. (3 - 50cm) (W)

Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus


Optical Viewfinder

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

LCD Pixels
Approx. 230,000 dots

LCD Coverage
Approx. 100%

Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture
f/2.7 (W) - f/5.9 (T)

Shutter Speed
1 ? 1/2000 sec. 15 - 1/2000 sec. (Total Shutter speed range)

Exposure Control

Auto, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600/3200

Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center weighted average, Spot**

* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face AiAF.

** Fixed to center.

Exposure Control Method
AE Lock

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

White Balance

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, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Smart Flash, Slow Synchro

Flash Range
1.6?11.5 ft. (W), 3.0?6.6 ft. (T) (50cm?3.5m (W), 90cm?2.0m (T))

* Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance

Recycling Time
10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)

Flash Exposure Compensation

Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes
P, Auto1, Movie Digest, Portrait, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter2, High-speed Burst, Best Image Selection, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist, Movie3

*Videos are recorded by pressing the movie button

1Smart Auto also available for videos

2Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer

3Standard, Super Slow Motion Movie, Miniature Effect for Movies (Videos are recorded by pressing the movie button)

Photo Effects
My colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*

*Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available

Self Timer
Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom Shooting start time (0 - 10 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.

Wireless Control

Continuous Shooting
Approx. 3.4 shots/sec. (in P mode)

Approx. 8.2 shots/sec. (in High-speed Burst)



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Last modified: June 16, 2015