PowerShot A310

PowerShot A Series

Digital Camera
Item Code: 9411A001

Specifications

Main Unit Spec

Type of Camera
TypeCompact digital still camera with built-in flash and 5.1x digital zoom
Image Capture Device
Type1/2.7 inch type
Total PixelsApprox. 3.3 Million
Effective PixelsApprox. 3.2 Million
Lens
Focal Length5.0mm (35mm film equivalent: 33mm)
Digital Zoom5.1x
Focusing RangeNormal AF: 20cm (7.9 in.) - Infinity
Macro AF: 5 - 20cm (2 - 7.9 in.)
Autofocus System5-point AiAF/1-point AF (Fixed to center)
Viewfinders
Optical ViewfinderInverted Galilean type
LCD Monitor1.5" low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
LCD PixelsApproximately 7,800 pixels
LCD Coverage100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperturef/3.6 - 5.6
Shutter Speed1 - 1/2,000 sec.Shutter speeds slower than 1/6 sec. are only available in select modes
Exposure Control
SensitivityAUTO; ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent
Light Metering MethodEvaluative / Center-weighted average / Spot*
*Metering frame when spot is center fixed
Exposure Control MethodProgram AE
Exposure Compensation+/- 2.0EV in 1/3-stop increments
AE LockNot Available
White Balance
White Balance ControlAuto, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), or Custom White Balance
Flash
Built-in FlashOperation Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction On/Off, Slow-Sync
Flash Range20cm - 2.0m/7.9 in. - 6.6 ft. (When ISO speed is set to AUTO)
Recycling TimeApprox. 10 sec. or less
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesAuto, Manual, Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo EffectsVivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia and Black & White
Self TimerOperates with approx. 2 sec. or approx 10 sec. count-down
Wireless ControlNot Available
Continuous ShootingApprox. 2.2 shots/sec. (Large/Fine Mode and LCD monitor is Off)
Image Storage
Storage MediaCompactFlash (CF) Card Type I
File FormatAVI (Image data: Motion JPEG; Audio data: WAVE (Monaural))
Print Order FormatDigital Print Order Format (DPOF) Version 1.1
Image Recording FormatJPEG (Exif 2.2 compliant)
JPEG Compression ModeSuperFine, Fine or Normal
Number of Recording PixelsStill Image: 2,048 x 1,536 (Large), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 1), 1,024 x 768 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 (Small)
Movie: 640 x 480, 320 x 240, 160 x 120
Number of Recordable Images
Image data
Menu SelectionFile Size
(KB)
Resolution
(pixels)
32MB64MB128MB256MB512MB
Large/SuperFine1,6022,048 x 1,536183876154308
Large/Fine8932,048 x 1,5363368137276552
Large/Normal4452,048 x 1,536671362745481,095
Medium 1/SuperFine10021,600 x 1,2003061122246491
Medium 1/Fine5581,600 x 1,20054109219440879
Medium 1/Normal2781,600 x 1,2001082174358681,734
Medium 2/SuperFine5701,024 x 76853107215431855
Medium 2/Fine3201,024 x 768941893797621,522
Medium 2/Normal1701,024 x 7681743497001,3901,714
Small /SuperFine249640 x 4801202414829621,891
Small/Fine150640 x 4801963937881,5633,112
Small/Normal84640 x 48033767613552,7205,203

 

These figures reflect standard shooting conditions established by Canon.
Actual totals and file sizes may vary according to the subject, shooting conditions and shooting mode.

Time of Recordable Movies
Movie data
 Resolution
(pixels)
32MB64MB128MB256MB512MB
Movie/High640 x 48030 sec.61 sec.124 sec.249 sec.499 sec.
Movie/Medium320 x 24091 sec.183 sec.368 sec.735 sec.1,451sec.
Movie/Low160 x 12024 2sec.486 sec.973 sec.1,954 sec.3,902 sec.

 

Individual movie clips are limited to 30sec. (640 x 480) or 3 minutes each maximum per clip. Above figures show total movie capacity on various CF cards, measured under Canon's standard test conditions, and may vary depending upon scene, subjects or camera settings.

Playback Specifications
Playback Modes FileSingle, Index (9 thumbnails), Magnification (approx. 2x to 10x)
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesStill Image: Single Image, All Images
Movie: Part of Movie, All Movie
Interfaces
Computer InterfaceUniversal Serial Bus (USB) (mini-B jack)
Video OutNone
OtherCF card slot (accept type I cards). Direct connection to Canon CP Printers and select Bubble Jet Photo Printers (no computer required).
Power Supply 1. Size AA Alkaline battery x2
2. Rechargeable size AA NiMH battery x2
3. Compact power adapter CA-PS800
AA ALKALINE: LCD On - Approx. 75 shots; LCD Off - Approx. 250 shots
AA NIMH: LCD On - Approx. 350 shots; LCD Off - Approx. 950 shots Approx. 90 min/Approx 240 min. (Alkaline battery/NB-2AH)
Power Source1. Size AA Alkaline battery x2
2. Rechargeable size AA NiMH battery x2
3. Compact power adapter CA-PS800
Shooting CapacityAA ALKALINE: LCD On - Approx. 75 shots; LCD Off - Approx. 250 shots
AA NIMH: LCD On - Approx. 350 shots; LCD Off - Approx. 950 shots
Playback TimeApprox. 90 min/Approx 240 min. (Alkaline battery/NB-2AH)
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature32 - 104°F (0 - 40°C)
Operating Humidity10 - 90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)4.33 x 22.8 x 14.4 in./110.0 x 58.0 x 36.6mm (Excluding protrusions)
WeightApprox. 6.17 oz./175g (Camera body only)
Computer System Requirements
Mac RequirementsOS: Mac OS 9.0 - 9.2, Mac OS X (v10.1/10.2/10.3).
Computer Model: The above OS should be pre-installed on computer with built-in USB ports.
CPU: PowerPC.
Interface: USB (Models with Apple genuine USB interface only).
PC RequirementsOS: Microsoft Windows 98 (including Second Edition)/ME/2000/XP.
Computer Model: The above OS should be pre-installed on computer with built-in USB ports.
CPU: Pentium 150MHz or higher processor (Windows 98/ME/2000), Pentium 300MHz or higher processor (Windows XP).
Interface: USB (Windows 98/ME/2000/XP pre-install model only).