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PowerShot A510 3.2Mpix + SD 256
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With a digital camera all the pictures you make are stored digitally, which means you can instantly view a picture after you have taken it and take as many pictures as you like, without having to buy new films all the time. It is easy to download the pictures from your camera to your computer, either at home or at the shop and edit them before printing. Once they are on your computer, you can easily share your pics with the rest of the world by putting them on-line, or e-mailing them to friends.
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Included since: 23 Nov 2005
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Info modified on: 20 Sep 2013 13:07:54
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Long product name Canon PowerShot A510 3.2Mpix + SD 256:
The short editorial description of Canon PowerShot A510 3.2Mpix + SD 256
PowerShot A510 3.2Mpix + SD 256

Marketing text Canon PowerShot A510 3.2Mpix + SD 256

The official marketing text of Canon PowerShot A510 3.2Mpix + SD 256 as supplied by the manufacturer
From the second you switch it on, the compact, affordable and easy-to-use 4x optical zoom PowerShot A510 is perfectly equipped to help you explore the world of digital photography.


3.2 MP CCD
4x optical zoom
20 shooting modes
Canon Visionary Technology
9-point AiAF
Up to 3-minute movie clips with sound
Large 1.8" LCD
PictBridge/Canon Direct Print compatible
Print/Share button
*Not available in all regions

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Best of both worlds
Even though it contains a host of advanced technologies, the PowerShot A510 has been designed so first time users can switch on and start shooting for immediate, great results - straight out of the box. Yet for those that intuitively push technology boundaries, this 3.2 Megapixel camera comes packed with exciting manual features.

Go further
A powerful 4x optical zoom gets you right in close to the action, while an incredible 20 versatile shooting modes, including 8 special scene modes, are on board for you to experiment with. The special scene modes are stored shooting presets ideal in tricky shooting conditions when you don't want to use the manual controls. There is even an 'Underwater' mode for use with the exciting optional waterproof case.

Movie mode
Take up to 3 minute movie clips, complete with sound recording and playback on the large 1.8" LCD monitor. For high definition playback on TV, the camera even records 30 second VGA clips.

Advanced technologies
Every function on the PowerShot A510 works with you to get great photos. Canon Visionary Technology combines in the form of a superb quality lens, precision sensor and super fast processor to ensure accurate colours and high clarity images. To speed up focusing and optimise exposures, the camera analyses the scene and makes setting adjustments even before the shutter release is pressed. The 9-point AiAF helps ensure pictures are always perfectly focused, even with off-centre subjects.

Print and share
A Print/Share button makes direct printing to any Canon Direct Print or PictBridge compatible printer a breeze, and simplifies uploads to any Windows PC. When connected to a Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printer, the PowerShot A510 allows you to print a sequence of movie clip frames, and to produce your very own ID photos.

With Canon's ZoomBrowser EX (for Windows) and ImageBrowser (for Macintosh) you can arrange photo albums, crop photographs and adjust contrast and brightness with ease. Online sharing is simple with 100 MB free storage on CANON iMAGE GATEWAY.

The range of optional accessories includes a 40m depth waterproof case, large capacity rechargeable batteries and a High-Power Flash to extend night shooting range. Wide and tele converters broaden the focal range of your camera to give your images a whole new perspective.
Short summary description Canon PowerShot A510 3.2Mpix + SD 256:
This short summary of the Canon PowerShot A510 3.2Mpix + SD 256 data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Canon PowerShot PowerShot A510 3.2Mpix + SD 256, Auto, Manual, Movie, 1/2.5", 50, 100, 200, 400, AUTO, Red-eye reduction, LCD, Alkaline
Long summary description Canon PowerShot A510 3.2Mpix + SD 256:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Canon PowerShot A510 3.2Mpix + SD 256 based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Canon PowerShot A510 3.2Mpix + SD 256, PowerShot. Megapixel: 3.2 MP, Image sensor size: 1/2.5", Sensor type: CCD. Optical zoom: 4x, Digital zoom: 3.2x. ISO sensitivity: 50, 100, 200, 400, AUTO. Flash modes: Red-eye reduction. Compatible memory cards: mmc, sd
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Picture Quality
The number (in millions) of light-sensitive picture elements known as pixels actually used by the camera's image sensor (CCD) to record light, and which are reflected to the final number of recorded pixels stored on the memory card.
3.2 MP
Image sensor size*
Sensor type*
A sensor is a convertor than measures a physical quality (light, temperature etc.) and displays this electronically on a device.
Lens System
Optical zoom*
Indicates the optical zoom capacity, which is the number of times that the picture can be enlarged with the optics of the camera.
Digital zoom*
Indicates the digital zoom capacity, the number of times that the picture is enlarged thanks to digital technology.
Light Exposure
ISO sensitivity*
A measure of a photographic film's sensitivity to light.
50, 100, 200, 400, Auto
Flash modes*
Different modes for a camera flash which are manually/automatically activated e.g. auto-flash mode, flash on with red eye reduction.
Red-eye reduction
Compatible memory cards*
Types of memory cards which can be used with this product.
mmc, sd
The description of display that can includes display type, resolution, size etc.
Display diagonal*
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
Display resolution (numeric)
Total number of pixels that display has.
115.000 pixels
Ports & interfaces
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
USB (Mini-B, PTP)
A/V output (PAL/NTSC)
Shooting modes*
Auto, Manual, Movie
Camera voice function
WAVE (monaural)
Camera movie function
AVI [Motion JPEG + WAVE (monaural)]
Battery technology*
The type of battery in the device, e.g. nickel–cadmium (NiCd).
Battery type
Description of battery supplied with the product, such battery form factor (e.g. AA/AAA).
AA Alkaline / NiMH
Color of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Operational Conditions
Operating temperature range (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 40°C
Operating relative humidity range
10 - 90%
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T)
0 - 40°C
Weight & Dimensions
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
3.57" (90,7 mm)
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
1.51" (38,4 mm)
Height *
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
2.52" (64 mm)
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
6.35 oz (180 g)
Packaging Content
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
ZoomBrowser EX (PhotoRecord) / ImageBrowser
PhotoStitch, RemoteCapture
TWAIN (Windows 98 / 2000), WIA (Windows Me)
ArcSoft PhotoStudio
Other features
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 98SE / Me / 2000 SP4 / XP / XP SP1-2
OS X v10.1.5 - 10.3
Camera shutter speed
Determines the length of time the shutter lets light pass through the lens to the CCD. Shutter speed and aperture together determine exposure.
15 – 1/2000
Built-in flash
The product has an internal flash. A flash produces a brief very bright light, used for taking photographs in poor light.
Data compression
Superfine, Fine, Normal
Lens system
Type of lens in this product, expressed as its characteristics including lens, zoom capability, focal length, 35 mm equivalent focal length, and aperture range.
7 / 5
Evaluative, Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre)