Canon PowerShot A85

User Manual

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PowerShot A85


Sensor:1/2.7" Type CCD, 4.0 million effective pixels
Image processor:Canon DIGIC with iSAPS
Image sizes:2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
File formats:JPEG (EXIF 2.2), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Quality levels:Super fine, Fine, Normal
Movie clips:640 x 480, 10 fps, max 30 sec; 320 x 240, 15 fps, max 3 mins; 160 x 120, 15 fps, max 3 mins; With audio
Focal length:35 to 105 millimeters
Optical zoom:3x
Digital zoom:3.6x
Autofocus:9 point AiAF, 1 point AF (center)
Manual focus:Yes
AF assist beam:Yes
Closest focus:5 centimeters
Shooting modes:Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual exposure, Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Fast Shutter, Slow Shutter, Stitch Assist, Movie
Special Scene modes:Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Indoor
Metering:Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
Sensitivity equivalent:Auto, ISO 50, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400
Exposure compensation:-2.0 to +2.0 EV, 0.3 EV steps
Shutter speed:15 to 1/2000 second, Noise reduction for shutter speeds slower than 1.3 sec
White balance:Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
LCD monitor:1.8-inch TFT LCD 118,000 pixels
Self-timer:2 or 10 seconds
Flash:Built-in, Modes
Drive modes:Single, Continuous (1.5 fps, max 8 images)
Direct print:Canon Compact Photo Printers and Bubble Jet Printers with direct print, PictBridge compatible printers
Other features:Sound memo (up to 60 sec), Histogram, Playback zoom 2x - 10x
Connectivity:USB 1.1 (mini-B), A/V out
Power:4 x AA batteries (NiMH recommended)
Storage:Compact Flash Type I, Supports cards over 2 GB
Width:4.0 inches
Height:2.5 inches
Depth:1.3 inches
Weight:7.1 ounces
What's in the box:Canon A85, 4 AA batteries, CompactFlash memory card, wrist strap, AV cable, USB cable, CD software, instruction manual, warranty/registration card