Canon PowerShot A510 Specs

Canon PowerShot A510

Part Number: 0122B001

General

  • Depth
    1.5 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    3.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    3300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    3.2 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Having video capture capability adds convenience for the user.
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Display Format
    115,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach/snow, fireworks, slow shutter, stitch assist, underwater, foliage, hi-speed shutter, indoor, kids & pets, landscape, night scene, night snapshot, portrait mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Low Sharpening, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 11.5 ft, 1.5 ft - 11.5 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 4x zoom - 5.8 - 23.2 mm - f/2.6-5.5
  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 7 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    4 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.6-5.5
  • Min Focal Length
    5.8 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    23.2 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    17.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    1.97 in - 17.72 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    5
  • Element Qty
    7
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, wrist strap

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB MMC
  • Image Storage
    Super-fine JPEG 2048 x 1536: 9 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536: 16 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536: 33 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 14 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 26 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200: 50 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1024 x 768: 25 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1024 x 768: 45 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1024 x 768: 80 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480: 56 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480: 87 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480: 138 - with 16MB card
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps - 30 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 180 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 180 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps - 22 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 43 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 107 sec - with 16MB card

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.3 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AF lock, AE lock, audio recording, histogram display, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, camera orientation detection, digital noise reduction

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Software

  • Type
    ArcSoft PhotoStudio, Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoRecord, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Canon Remote Capture, Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Technology
    alkaline
  • Battery Type
    AA - alkaline - standard form factor
  • Details
    2 x AA alkaline battery (included)

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.1.5 - 10.3, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, SVGA monitor, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot
  • Model
    A510
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.3 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    400
  • Digital Zoom
    3.2 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Low Sharpening, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AF lock, AE lock, audio recording, histogram display, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, camera orientation detection, digital noise reduction

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach/snow, fireworks, slow shutter, stitch assist, underwater, foliage, hi-speed shutter, indoor, kids & pets, landscape, night scene, night snapshot, portrait mode

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    3.2 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.2 mm (1/2.5")
  • Total Pixels
    3300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3200000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    1.8 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    4.6 cm
  • Display Format
    115,000 pixels

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    MultiMediaCard
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    16 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    real-image zoom

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.6 in
  • Depth
    1.5 in
  • Height
    2.5 in
  • Weight
    0.44 lbs

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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