Best in Class for Quality, Performance and Value.... Packed with value superior to any other camera in its class, the PowerShot A510 is brimming with that "best buy" feel. 3.2 Megapixel resolution, Canon's exclusive DIGIC Image Processor and a new, longer 4x optical zoom bring life-like detail and radiant color to all your images. This camera is exceptionally easy to use, with a new ergonomic grip and big 1.8 inch LCD screen.
PowerShot A510's 3.2 Megapixel CCD delivers the rich, clear detail you want, even in your largest prints. The camera features a newly engineered 4x optical zoom lens with a versatile focal length of 35-140 mm (35mm film equivalent), so you'll be ready for everything from snapshots to landscapes.
The zoom also offers a higher magnification for the 4x zoom ratio, giving excellent clarity toyour close-ups. The optical zoom combines with a 3.2x digital zoom for a total of 13x zoom power. The new smaller, lighter design will have you taking the PowerShot A510 with you wherever you go.
Canon's exclusive DIGIC Image Processor revolutionized how you shoot digital by allowing the camera to process images faster and improving the accuracy of the autofocus. DIGIC also reduces the effects on noise in your images. iSAPS Technology is an entirely new scene-recognition technology developed for digital cameras by Canon. Using an internal database of thousands of different photos, iSAPS works with the fast DIGIC Image Processor to improve focus speed and accuracy, as well as exposure and white balance.
Bright and sharp, the camera's power-saving LCD monitor measures a full 1.8 inches with a stunning 115,000 pixel resolution. With it, you can view your scene before and after you shoot it with extraordinary clarity.
The camera's cleanly integrated grip gives you a comfortable, steady hold. Controls on the rear panel are configured simply and placed intelligently to make shooting and playback easy and natural.
With the PowerShot A510's 9-point AiAF, you can count on exact focus no matter where your subject is in the frame. Plus, you've also got Special Scene Modes that give you breathtaking, exhilarating pictures even when shooting conditions are tough.
Special Scene Mode, Capture brilliant shots of autumn foliage, greenery or blossoms, Shoot clear snow scenes without darkened subjects and bluish tint, Get clear shots of people at a sunny beach without the darkened faces, Grab brilliant images of skyrocketing fireworks, Capture underwater images with reduced backscatter effect. (Note: Optional Waterproof Case WP-DC60 required for shooting any underwater images)
Reduces blur and improves color accuracy when shooting handheld indoors Reduced time lag freezes fast-moving subjects so you won't miss those special shots, Get natural looking pictures with brighter backgrounds and subjects lit by flash.
The A510's Print/Share Button makes direct printing easier than ever.
|Type||Compact digital camera with built-in flash and 4x Optical/3.2x Digital/13x Combined Zoom|
|Recording Medium||SD Secure Digital & MMC Multimedia Memory Cards.|
|Image Sensor Type||Type: 3.2 Megapixel, 1/2.5 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Number of Recording Pixels: Still Image: 2048x1536 (Large), 1600x1200 (Medium 1), 1024x768 (Medium 2), 640x480 (Small) Movie: 640x480, 320x240 or 160x120
|Lens Focal Length||5.8-23.2mm, f/2.6-5.5 (35mm film equivalent: 35-140mm)|
|Lens Aperature||Maximum Aperture f/2.6-8.0 (W), f/5.5-8.0 (T)|
|Pixels||Effective Pixels: Approx. 3.2 Megapixels|
|Total Pixels||Total Pixels: Approx. 3.3 Megapixels
|Recording System: Recording Format||Print Order Format: Design rule for camera file system Exif 2.2(JPEG) and DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant|
|Image Format||Image Recording Format: Still: Exif 2.2 (JPEG) Movie: AVI (Image data: Motion JPEG; Audio data: WAVE (Monaural)
JPEG Compression Mode: Normal, Fine, SuperFine
|White Balance Settings||Auto, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H)|
|Auto White Balance||Yes|
|Personal White Balance||Custom, Yes|
|LCD Monitor Type||Low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD|
|Screen Monitor size||1.8 inch
LCD Pixels: Approx. 115,000 pixels
|Viewfinder: Type||Real-image 4x optical zoom viewfinder|
|Autofocus Type||9-point AiAF/1-point AF (Fixed to center)Manual Focus, AF Lock, AF-assist Beam ON/Off, MF magnified display function available|
|AF Working Range||NORMAL: 1.5 ft./45cm-Infinity
MACRO: 2 in.-1.5 ft./5-45cm (WIDE), 11.8 in.-1.5 ft./30-45cm(TELE)
|Exposure Control Metering System||Light Metering Method: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot**Metering frame with Spot mode is center fixed.|
|Exposure Control Systems||Exposure Control Method: Program AE, Aperture or Shutter-Priority AE, Manual|
|ISO Speed Range||AUTO: ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent|
|Creative Zone Modes||Shooting Modes: Auto, Creative Zone (P, Tv, Av, M), Image Zone (Portrait, Landscape, Night scene, Fast shutter, Slow shutter), Special Scene Modes (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo Effects: Off, Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia and Black & White
|Exposure Compensation||+/- 2 stops in 1/3 stop increments|
|Shutter Speeds||Shutter Speed : 15-1/2000 sec; can be set in 1/3-stop increments in Manual and Shutter-priority(Tv) Modes.|
|Self-timer||Activates shutter after an approx. 2 sec. or approx 10 sec. delay, Custom timer|
|Built-in Flash Type||Operation Modes: Auto*, Flash On*, Flash Off* Red-Eye Reduction is available|
|Recycling Time||Approx. 15 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.15V)|
|Flash Coverage||WIDE: 1.5-11.5 ft./45cm-3.5m
TELE: 1.5-7.2 ft./45cm-2.2m
MACRO: 11.8 in.-1.5 ft./30-45cm (W/T) (When sensitivity is set to Auto)
|Flash Exposure Compensation||Not Available|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||Approx. 2.3 shots/sec.|
|Playback Image Display Format||Playback Modes File: Single, Index (9 thumb images), Normal Playback, Special Playback, Movie Editing, Camera Sound Playback|
|Image Protection and Erase||Erase Modes: Still Images: Single Images, All Images Movies: Part of Movie, All of Movie|
|Compatible Printers||Direct connection to Canon Direct Photo Printer and PictBridge compatible printers.|
|Power Source: Battery||1. Two Size AA Alkaline batteries
2. Two Rechargeable size AA NiMH batteries (Canon brand NB-2AH/NB-1AH)
3. AC Adapter Kit (ACK800)
|Battery Life||Shooting Capacity: AA NiMH: LCD On - Approx. 300; LCD Off - Approx. 750
Playback Time: Approx. 270 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*1 with fully charged battery)
|Battery Check||Shooting Capacity: AA NiMH: LCD On - Approx. 300 shots (CIPA Test Standard); LCD Off - Approx. 800shots
Playback Time AA Alkaline batteries Approx. 180 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*1 with fully charged battery), AA NiMH batteries Approx. 300 minutes.
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||3.57" x 2.52' x 1.51" in./90.7mm x 64.0mm x 38.4mm (Excluding protrusions)|
|Weight||Approx. 6.35 oz./180g (camera body only)|
|Operating Temperature Range||32-104° F/0-40° C|
|Operating Humidity Range||10 - 90%|
|Note||SD memory card slot. Direct connection to Canon CP Printers and select BJ Printers via camera's USB cable (no computer required).
Computer Interface: USB (mini-B/PTP)
Video Out: NTSC or PAL
Audio Out: Monaural