PowerShot A510

PowerShot A Series
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Digital Camera
Item Code: 0122B001

Specifications

Main Unit Spec

Type of Camera
TypeCompact digital camera with built-in flash and 4x Optical/3.2x Digital/13x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Device
Type3.2 Megapixel, 1/2.5 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total PixelsApprox. 3.3 Megapixels
Effective PixelsApprox. 3.2 Megapixels
Lens
Focal Length5.8-23.2mm, f/2.6-5.5 (35mm film equivalent: 35-140mm)
Digital Zoom3.2x
Focusing RangeNORMAL: 1.5 ft./45cm-Infinity
MACRO: 2 in.-1.5 ft./5-45cm (WIDE), 11.8 in.-1.5 ft./30-45cm(TELE)
Autofocus System9-point AiAF/1-point AF (Fixed to center)Manual Focus, AF Lock, AF-assist Beam ON/Off, MF magnified display function available
Viewfinders
Optical ViewfinderReal-image 4x optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor1.8 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
LCD PixelsApprox. 115,000 pixels
LCD Coverage100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperturef/2.6-8.0 (W), f/5.5-8.0 (T)
Shutter Speed15-1/2000 sec; can be set in 1/3-stop increments in Manual and Shutter-priority (Tv) Modes.
Exposure Control
SensitivityAUTO: ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent
Light Metering MethodEvaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot**Metering frame with Spot mode is center fixed.
Exposure Control MethodProgram AE, Aperture or Shutter-Priority AE, Manual
Exposure Compensation+/- 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
ND FilterNot Available
White Balance
White Balance ControlAuto, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H) or Custom
Flash
Built-in FlashOperation Modes: Auto*, Flash On*, Flash Off* Red-Eye Reduction is available
Flash RangeWIDE: 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)
Recycling TimeApprox. 15 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.15V)
Flash Exposure CompensationNot Available
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesAuto, 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 EffectsOff, Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia and Black & White
Self TimerActivates shutter after an approx. 2 sec. or approx 10 sec. delay, Custom timer
Wireless ControlNot Available
Continuous ShootingApprox. 2.3 shots/sec.
Image Storage
Storage MediaSD memory card, MultiMediaCard
Print Order FormatDesign rule for camera file system Exif 2.2(JPEG) and DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Image Recording FormatStill: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image data: Motion JPEG; Audio data: WAVE (Monaural))
JPEG Compression ModeNormal, Fine, SuperFine
Number of Recording PixelsStill Image: 2048x1536 (Large), 1600x1200 (Medium 1), 1024x768 (Medium 2), 640x480 (Small)
Movie: 640x480, 320x240 or 160x120
Number of Recordable Images
Image data 

 

Small (S)

Medium 2

Medium 1

N

F

SF

N

F

SF

N

F

SF

File Size

84KB

150KB

249KB

170KB

320KB

570KB

278KB

558KB

1002KB

MMC-16M

138

87

56

80

45

25

50

26

14

SDC-128MB

1117

711

460

651

372

211

411

216

121

SDC-512MB

4316

2746

1777

2517

1438

816

1589

838

471

 

Large

Movie

N

F

SF

160 x 120

320 x 240

640 x 480

File Size

445KB

893KB

1602KB

120KB

330KB

660KB

MMC-16M

33

16

9

107 sec.

43 sec.

22 sec.

SDC-128MB

269

136

76

869 sec.

355 sec.

181 sec.

SDC-512MB

1041

529

295

3,357 sec.

1,373 sec.

702 sec.

Note: N=Normal F=Fine SF=SuperFine
Storage capacity varies depending on the scene or the subjects. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of SD Memory Card. Individual clips are limited to 3 minutes (30 seconds maximum at 640 x 480 resolution). The values given above vary depending on the subject, shooting conditions and shooting mode.

Playback Specifications
Playback Modes FileSingle, Index (9 thumb images), Normal Playback, Special Playback, Movie Editing, Camera Sound Playback
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesStill Images: Single Images, All Images Movies: Part of Movie, All of Movie
Interfaces
Computer InterfaceUSB (mini-B/PTP)
Video OutNTSC or PAL
Audio OutMonaural
OtherSD memory card slot. Direct connection to Canon CP Printers and select BJ Printers via camera's USB cable (no computer required).
Power Supply 1. Two Size AA Alkaline batteries
2. Two Rechargeable size AA NiMH batteries (Canon brand NB-2AH/NB-1AH)
3. AC Adapter Kit (ACK800) AA NiMH: LCD On - Approx. 300 shots (CIPA Test Standard); LCD Off - Approx. 800 shots AA Alkaline batteries Approx. 180 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*1 with fully charged battery), AA NiMH batteries Approx. 300 minutes.
Power Source1. Two Size AA Alkaline batteries
2. Two Rechargeable size AA NiMH batteries (Canon brand NB-2AH/NB-1AH)
3. AC Adapter Kit (ACK800)
Shooting CapacityAA NiMH: LCD On - Approx. 300 shots (CIPA Test Standard); LCD Off - Approx. 800 shots
Playback TimeAA Alkaline batteries Approx. 180 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*1 with fully charged battery), AA NiMH batteries Approx. 300 minutes.
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature32-104° F/0-40° C
Operating Humidity10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)3.57 x 2.52 x 1.51 in./90.7 x 64.0 x 38.4mm (Excluding protrusions)
WeightApprox. 6.35 oz./180g (camera body only)
Note: *1 Normal temperature (73° F/23° C). Shoot images at wide angle and at telephoto end alternatively with 20 second intervals. Use flash at every fourth shot. Turn camera off and on after every eight shots. LCD brightness setting by Factory default.