Canon PowerShot A510

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PowerShot A510


Type of camera:Compact digital camera with built-in flash and 4x optical zoom
Image capture device:3.2 megapixels, 1/2.5-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total pixels:Approximately 3.3 megapixels
Effective pixels:Approximately 3.2 megapixels
Lens focal length:5.8-23.2mm, f2.6-5.5 (35mm film equivalent
Digital zoom:3.2x
Focusing range:Normal
Autofocus system:9-point AiAF/1-point AF (fixed to center) Manual Focus, AF Lock, AF-assist Beam ON/Off, MF magnified display function available
Optical viewfinder:Real-image 4x optical zoom viewfinder
LCD monitor:1.8 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
LCD pixels:Approximately 115,000 pixels
LCD coverage:100%
Maximum aperture:f2.6 to f8.0 (wide), f5.5 to f8.0 (telephoto)
Shutter speed:15 seconds to 1/2000 second; can be set in 1/3-stop increments in Manual and Shutter-priority (Tv)
Light metering method:Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (metering frame with Spot mode is center fixed)
Exposure control method:Program AE, Aperture or Shutter-Priority AE, Manual
Exposure compensation:+/- 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
ND filter:Not available
White balance control:Auto, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), or Custom
Flash:Built-in flash
Operation modes:Auto, Flash On, Flash Off; Red-Eye Reduction is available
Flash range:Wide
Recycling time:Approximately 15 seconds or less (battery voltage is 3.15V)
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 and Pets, Night Snapshot), Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo effects:Off, Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia, and Black and White
Self-timer:Activates shutter after an approximately 2 seconds or approximately 10 second delay; custom timer
Wireless control:Not available
Continuous shooting:Approximately 2.3 shots/second
Image storage media:SD memory card, MultiMediaCard
Print order format:Design rule for camera file system Exif 2.2 (JPEG) and DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Image recording format:Still
JPEG compression mode:Normal, Fine, SuperFine
Number of recording pixels:Still Image
Playback modes file:Single, Index (9 thumb images), Normal Playback, Special Playback, Movie Editing, Camera Sound Playback
Erase modes:Still images
Computer interface:USB (mini-B/PTP)
Video out:NTSC or PAL
Audio out:Monaural
Other interfaces:SD memory card slot. Direct connection to Canon CP Printers and select BJ Printers via camera's USB cable (no computer required).
Power source:Two size AA alkaline batteries or two rechargeable size AA NiMH batteries (Canon brand NB-2AH/NB-1AH) or AC adapter kit (ACK800)
Shooting capacity:AA NiMH
Playback time:AA alkaline batteries
Operating temperature:32 to 104 degrees F/0 to 40 degrees C
Operating humidity:10 to 90%
Dimensions (W x H x D):3.57 x 2.52 x 1.51 inches/90.7 x 64.0 x 38.4 millimeters (excluding protrusions)
Weight:Approximately 6.35 ounces/180 grams (camera body only)