Unbeatable Value in a Sleek New Style
For quality images and sophisticated features, the PowerShot A520 is by far the leader among popularly priced digital cameras. With 4.0 Megapixel resolution, Canon's exclusive DIGIC Image Processor and a new, longer 4x optical zoom, images are crisp and bright with true-to-life color. The new ergonomic grip and big 1.8 inch LCD screen make this camera as fun to use as it is easy The next generation A-series 4 Megapixel digital camera with a longer 4x Optical Zoom in a more lightweight and compact body Exclusive Canon DiG!C Image Processor for faster processing speed, excellent image quality and crisp vibrant colors Large 1.8 inch LCD screen for easier image preview and review An ergonomic metallic grip with intuitive controls for easy handling Equipped with 9-point AiAF and 13 Shooting Modes including Special Scene Modes for spectacular shots Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloads plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with Canon CP Printers.
Specifications: Camera Effective Pixels Approx. 4 million Image Sensor 1/2.5-inch CCD Lens 5.8 (W) - 23.2 (T)mm (35mm film equivalent: 35 - 140mm) f/2.6 (W) - f/5.5 (T) Digital Zoom Approx. 3.6x (Up to approx. 14.4x in combination with the optical zoom) Optical Viewfinder Real-image zoom viewfinder LCD Monitor 1.8-inch, low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD, approx. 115,000 pixels AF System TTL autofocus, Focus lock and Manual focus are available, 9-point AiAF/1-point AF (fixed to center) Shooting Distance (from the front of the lens) - Normal AF 45cm (1.5ft.) - infinity Macro AF 5 - 45cm (2.0in. - 1.5ft.) (W)/ 30 - 45cm (11.8in. - 1.5ft.) (T) Manual focus 5cm (2.0in.) - infinity (W)/ 30cm (11.8in.) - infinity (T) Shutter Mechanical shutter + electronic shutter Shutter Speeds 15 - 1/2000 sec. The shutter speed varies according to the shooting modes. Slow shutter speeds of 1.3 sec. or slower operate with noise reduction. Metering System Evaluative, Center-weighted average or Spot (Center) Exposure Control System Program AE, Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Manual exposure control Exposure Compensation ? 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments Sensitivity Auto*, ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent White Balance Auto, pre-set (available settings: Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent or Fluorescent H) or custom Built-in Flash Auto*, on*, off * Red-eye reduction available. Flash Range Normal 45cm - 3.5m (1.5ft. - 11.5ft.) (W) 45cm - 2.2m (1.5ft. - 7.2ft.) (T) Macro 30 - 45cm (11.8in. - 1.5ft.) (W/T) when ISO speed set to Auto Shooting Modes Creative zone Program, Shutter-speed priority, Aperture priority, Manual
Image zone Portrait, Landscape, Night scene, Fast shutter, Slow shutter, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets and Night Snapshot), Stitch assist and Movie Continuous Shooting Approx. 2.3 shots/sec. (Large/Fine mode, LCD monitor off) Self-timer Activates shutter after an approx. 10-sec./2-sec. delay. Can be set using the custom settings. PC-controlled Shooting Available (USB connection only. Exclusive software program is included in the camera kit.) Recording Media SD memory card/MultiMediaCard File Format Design rule for camera file system and DPOF compliant Data Type Still images Exif 2.2 (JPEG) , Movies AVI (Image data: Motion JPEG; Audio data: WAVE (monaural)) Playback Modes Single (histogram displayable), Index (9 thumbnail images), Magnified (approx. 10x (max.) in LCD monitor, advance or reverse through magnified images possible), Auto play, Sound memos (up to 60 sec.) or Movie. Direct Print Canon Direct Print and Bubble Jet Direct compatible, and PictBridge compliant My Camera Settings The start-up image, start-up sound, shutter sound, operation sound and self-timer sound can be customized using the following methods:
1. Using the images and sounds recorded on the camera.
2. Using downloaded data from your computer using the supplied software. Interface USB (mini-B, PTP [Picture Transfer Protocol]) , Audio/Video output (NTSC or PAL selectable, monaural audio) Power Source AA-size alkaline batteries (included in the camera kit) AA-size rechargeable NiMH batteries NB4-200 (sold separately) AC Adapter Kit ACK800 (sold separately) Dimensions 3.6x2.5x1.5in. (excluding protrusions) Weight Approx. 6.3oz (camera body only)