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Modified Canon PowerShot G9 12.1 MegaPixel Camera

This camera has been discontinued and is replaced by the XNiteCanon G10

 

Model: XNiteCanonG9   Canon PowerShot G9 UV + Visible + IR 

Model: XNiteCanonG9IR   Canon PowerShot G9 IR-Only 

 

 

Our modified Canon PowerShot G9  can see from about 340nm to 1100nm. 

The camera uses 58mm filters which are available here.  We include the Canon Lens Hood for attaching the 58mm filters.  Note, you should use the XNiteCC1 filter to block infrared light when you want to take a normal picture.  For infrared pictures, you have many options.  If you are just starting, we recommend at least one high cut filter (like a 1000nm or XDP) and one low cut filter (like a 715nm) because they have very different looks.

Because the camera uses an Electonic Viewfinder (EVF), all the focusing is done through the image sensor and you will see the UV, visible or infrared image before you take the picture.

We can convert your PowerShot G9 for $275 for UV+IR+Visible and $375 for IR-Only + return S&H ($20 UPS ground insured domestic USA).  Turn around is usually 1 or 2 days from receipt.

This camera uses 58mm Filters available Here.  For normal photographs, you should order an XNiteCC1 filter.  For UV photographs, you can use our XNite330 or XNiteUVR.  We recommend stacking our XNiteBP1 filter to block the small infrared transmission bump that all UV filters have.

 

PowerShot G9

Sensor

1/1.7" Type CCD
12.1 million effective pixels

Image sizes

4000 x 3000
3264 x 2448
2592 x 1944
1600 x 1200
640 x 480
4000 x 2248

Movie clips

1024 x 768 @ 15fps
640 x 480 @ 30fps
320 x 240 @ 30fps
160 x 120 @ 15fps
Time Lapse (640 x 480 @ 0.5/1fps, playback @15fps)

Maximum clip length

1024 x 768, 640 x 480, 320 x 240: 4GB or 1 hour
160 x 120: 3 mins
Time lapse: 120 mins

File formats

JPEG (Exif v2.2)
DPOF 1.1
RAW
AVI (Motion JPEG + WAVE)

Lens

35-210mm (35mm equiv)
6x optical zoom
F2.8-4.8

Image stabilization

Yes (Lens-Shift)

Conversion lenses

Yes

Digital zoom

up to 4x

Focus

TTL

AF area modes

Face Detection AiAF
9-point AiAF
1-point AF (center, FlexiZone or Face Select and Track)
Manual focus
Focus bracketing

AF lock

Yes (on/off selectable)

AF assist lamp

Yes

Focus distance

Closest focus distance 1cm

Metering

Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame)
Center-weighted average
Spot (center, linked to Flexizone or Face Detection AF points)

ISO sensitivity

Auto
High ISO Auto
ISO 80
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 400
ISO 800
ISO 1600

AE lock

Yes (on/off selectable)

Exposure compensation

+/- 2EV in 1/3 stop increments

Exposure Bracketing

+/- 1/3 - 2EV in 1/3 stop increments

Shuttter speed

15-1/2500 sec

Modes

Auto
Program AE
Shutter Priority AE
Aperture Priority AE
Manual
Custom (2 modes)
Stitch Assist
Movie
Special Scene

Scene modes

Portrait
Landscape
Night Scene
Sports
Night Snapshot
Kids & Pets
Indoor
Foliage
Snow
Beach
Fireworks
Aquarium
Underwater
ISO 3200
Color Accent
Color Swap

White balance

Auto
Daylight
Cloudy
Tungsten
Fluorescent
Fluorescent H
Flash
Underwater
Custom 1
Custom 2

Orientation sensor

Yes

Self timer

2 or 10sec, custom

Continuous shooting

Approx 0.7fps until card is full (AF)
Approx 0.8fps until card is full (LiveView)
Approx 1.5fps until card is full (LCD monitor off)

Image parameters

My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)

Flash

Auto, Flash On, Flash Off, Slow Sync, Red-eye reduction
+/- 2EV in 1/3 stop increments
Face Detection FE compensation
Safety FE
Flash exposure lock
Manual Power Adjustment (3 levels with internal flash, 19 with external EX Speedlite)
Range (Internal, Auto ISO): 30cm - 4.0m (wide) / 2.5m (tele)

Viewfinder

Real-image zoom optical viewfinder
Dioptre Correction

LCD monitor

3.0-inch P-Si TFT
230,000 pixels
100% coverage
15 levels of brightness adjustment

Connectivity

USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
AV out (PAL / NTSC switchable)

Print compliance

PictBridge

Storage

SD, SDHC, MMC, MMCplus , HC MMCplus compatible
32 MB card supplied

Power

Li-Ion battery pack NB-2LH / NB-2L
Optional AC adapter ACK-DC20

Operating Environment

0 40 C, 10 90% humidity

Weight (no batt)

320g (9.4 oz)

Dimensions

106.4 x 71.9 x 42.5 mm (4.2 x 2.8 x 1.7 in)

 

 

 

 

                                

 

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Last modified: June 18, 2015