Canon PowerShot G5

User Manual

Operating manual
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PowerShot G5


Type of Camera:Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical/ 4x Digital/ 16x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Device Type:1/1.8 inch Charge-Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels:Approx. 5.0 million
Focal Length:7.2 - 28.8mm, f/2.0 - 3.0 zoom Lens
Digital Zoom:4.0x (Maximum 16x digital zoom is available when combined with optical zoom)
Focusing Range:Normal AF
Autofocus:1-point AF (Center Point or FlexiZone AF is available according to shooting mode)
Optical Viewfinder:Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor:1.8 inch low temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
LCD Pixels:Approx. 118,000 pixels [521 (H) x 218 (V)]
LCD Coverage:100%
Maximum Aperture:f/2.0 - 8.0 (W), f/3.0 - 8.0 (T)
Shutter Speed:15 - 1/2,000 sec.; Slow shutter of 1.3 sec. and more operates with noise reduction
Sensitivity:AUTO/ ISO 50/ 100/ 200/ 400 equivalent
Light Metering Method:Evaluation/ Center-weighted average/ Spot
Exposure Control Method:Program AE, Shutter-Priority AE, Aperture-Priority AE, Manual
AE Lock:Available
ND Filter:Built-in
White Balance Control:Auto, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, or Flash), or Custom (2 positions)
Built-in Flash:Operation Modes
Flash Range:WIDE
Recycling Time:Approx. 10 sec. or shorter
Terminals for External Flash:Sync-terminals at accessory shoe. Automatic E-TTL Flash is possible with EX-Series Speedlites
Flash Exposure Compensation:+/- 2.0EV (at every 1/3-stop)
Shooting Modes:Auto, Creative (P, Av, Tv, M, Custom 1, Custom 2), Image (Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Stitch Assist, Movie)
Self-Timer:Operates with approx. 2 sec. or approx 10 sec. count-down
Wireless Control:Available (playback is available too)
Continuous Shooting:High Speed
Photo Effects:Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia and Black & White
Storage Media:CompactFlash (CF) Card Type I or Type II
Print Order Format:Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) Version 1.1
Image Recording Format:Still Image
JPEG Compression Mode:SuperFine, Fine or Normal
Number of Recording Pixels:Still image
Playback Modes File:Single, Index (9 thumbnail images), Magnification (approx. 2.0x to 10x), Slide Show or Movie
Erase Modes:Single Image, All Images
Computer Interface:Universal Serial Bus (USB) (mini-B jack)
Video Out:Audio/Video Output (Video:NTSC or PAL selectable monaural audio)
Other:CF card slot (accept type I and type II cards). Direct connection to Canon Card Photo Printer and select BJ Printers (no computer required)
Power Source:1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery (type
Shooting Capacity (BP-511):Approx. 450 images (under Canon's standard conditions*1with full-charged battery)
Playback Time (BP-511):Approx. 360 minutes (under Canon's standard conditions*2 with full-charged battery)
Operating Temperature:32 - 104F (0 - 40C)
Operating Humidity:10 - 90%
Dimensions (W x H x D):4.76 x 2.91 x 2.75 in./121.0 x 73.9 x 69.9mm (Excluding protrusions)
Weight:Approx. 14.5 oz./410g (camera body only)
System Requirements:A CD-ROM drive is required for installing software
What's in the Box: PowerShot G5 Body; Compact Power Adapter CA-560; Neck Strap NS-DC2; Lens Cap; Battery Pack BP-511; CompactFlash Card FC-32M; Wireless Controller WL-DC100; Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM; ArcSoft Camera Suite CD-ROM; Interface Cable IFC-300PCU; AV Cable AVC-DC100
Windows:Computer Model
Macintosh:Computer Model