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Canon PowerShot A460 Digital Camera

Item # CNPSA460 (Part # 1778B001)
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Discontinued Brand new, USA Warranty
Item Description:
The PowerShot A460 offers high-performance features and is equipped with 5.0 MP of resolution, a 4x Optical Zoom, and is designed to make digital photography simple, fun and rewarding - the moment you take it out of the box.



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The PowerShot A460's 5.0 megapixels of resolution give every shot added depth and dimension. You'll notice the fine details and ravishing colors. The sharpness and clarity of your enlargements will also astound you. Plus, the 4x Optical Zoom lens makes it simple to shoot close-ups, scenery and anything else with the brilliance and flawless clarity that have built Canon's reputation worldwide. To make shooting and playback convenient and easy, there's a big, clear 2.0-inch LCD screen.






Type of Camera:

Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical/4x Digital/16x Combined Zoom


5.0 Megapixel, 1/3.0 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)

Total Pixels:

Approx. 5.3 Megapixels

Effective Pixels:

Approx. 5.0 Megapixels

Focal Length:

5.4-21.6mm f/2.8-5.8 (35mm film equivalent: 38-152mm)

Digital Zoom:


Focusing Range:

Normal: 1.5 ft./47cm-infinity
Macro: 2.0 in.-1.5 ft./5-47cm (WIDE), 9.8 in.-1.5 ft./25-47cm (TELE)
Super Macro: 0.39-2.0 in./1-5cm (WIDE)

Autofocus System:

TTL Autofocus

Optical Viewfinder:

Real-image optical zoom viewfinder

LCD Monitor:

2.0 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD

LCD Pixels:

Approx. 86,000 pixels

LCD Coverage:


Maximum Aperture:

f/2.8 (W) - f/5.8 (T)

Shutter Speed:

15-1/2000 sec.

ISO Sensitivity:

Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400 equivalent
(Standard Output Sensitivity. Recommended Exposure Index)

Light Metering Method:

Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot*
* Metering frame is fixed to the center

Exposure Control Method:

Program AE

Exposure Compensation:

+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

White Balance Control:

Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom

Built-in Flash:

Auto, Auto w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Auto w/ Slow Synchro, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash On w/ Slow Synchro, Flash Off

Flash Range:

Normal: 1.5-9.8 ft./47cm-3.0m (W), 1.5-6.6 ft./47cm-2.0m (T)
Macro: 1.0-1.5 ft./30-47cm (W/T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)

Recycling Time:

10 sec. or less (battery voltage = 3.0V)

Flash Exposure Compensation:


Shooting Modes:

Auto, Camera M, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Super Macro, Movie

Photo Effects:

Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom


Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom

Wireless Control:


Continuous Shooting:

Approx. 1.5 fps

Storage Media:

SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, Multimedia Card

File Format:

Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1

JPEG Compression Mode:

Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))

Number of Recording Pixels:

Still Image: 640 x 480 (Small), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 2), 2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 1), 2,592 x 1,944 (Large), 2,592 x 1,456 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 (10 fps) / 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 1GB or 60 minutes, 160 x 120 (3 min. at 15 fps)

Playback Modes File:

Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Rotate, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Auto Play
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback

Erase Modes:

Still Image: single image, all images
Movie: part of movie, all of movie

Computer Interface:

USB (mini-B jack)

Video Out:


Audio Out:



Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB cable

Power Source:

1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x2)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK800

Shooting Capacity:

Still Image: approx. 120 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 400 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)*

Playback Time:

Approx. 540 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 660 min. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)*

* LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

Operating Temperature:

  32-104 deg F/0-40 deg C

Operating Humidity:


Dimensions (W x H x D):

4.17 x 2.04 x 1.58 in./106.0 x 51.8 x 40.2mm


Approx. 5.82 oz. / 165g (camera body only)

Note: Note: 25 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian)

All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice. Canon, PowerShot and DIGIC are registered trademarks, and SELPHY and PIXMA are trademarks, of Canon Inc. in the United States and may also be registered trademarks or trademarks in other countries. Microsoft, Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Mac is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. All other products and brand names are registered trademarks, trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

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