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Canon Digital Camera Powershot 5.0MP A610

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Combining powerful Canon 4x optical zoom lenses, huge 2 inch LCD screens and a comprehensive range of versatile shooting modes the 5.0MP PowerShot A610 is the perfect digital camera for any occasion. Offering point and shoot simplicity, or full manual control and also featuring Canon's latest generation DiG!C II processor, the PowerShot A610 delivers fast performance and industry leading image quality.

Megapixels 5.0
Optical zoom 4.0
Digital zoom 4.0
Card type SD/MMC
Storage included 16
Maximum image 2592x1944
Screen 2.0"
Video out Yes
Movie mode Yes, with sound
Flash Yes
Transfer method USB
Battery type AA
Number of batteries 4
Colour Silver

The feature packed affordable camera for budding photographers.

* 5.0 Megapixel PowerShot A610.
* Canon 4x optical zoom lens.
* Vari-angle 2" inch LCD screen.
* Super fast DiG!C II Imaging Processor.
* Print/Share* Button allows easy 'one push' printing of images straight from the camera.


- 5.0 Megapixel PowerShot A610 delivers photo quality prints up to A3 size and beyond.
- Canon 4x optical zoom lens (35mm equivalent: 35-140mm) f/2.8-4.1 with macro functionality allows recording as close as 1cm from the subject.
- High speed start-up, fast autofocus, smooth continuous shooting, faster overall processing and superior image quality thanks to revolutionary DiG!C II Imaging Processor.


- 5 'Creative Zone' modes including P (program AE)/Tv (shutter speed priority AE)/Av (aperture priority AE)/M (manual exposure) and C (custom), plus 5 'Image Zone' modes including Landscape, Night Scene, Portrait, selectable with the Command Dial for complete control.
- Pre-set 'Special Scene Modes' for Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets, and Night Snapshot.
- 'My Colours' modes including Positive, Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Colour Accent, Colour Swap and Custom Colour allow users to customise colour preferences while shooting.
- Selectable 9 point AiAF, and 1 point AF for precise focusing in any shooting conditions.
- 8 position white balance and Intelligent Orientation Sensor for precise white balance calculation.
- Selectable sensitivity from ISO 50/100/200/400 - like having different ISO film loaded at once.
- Selectable Evaluative, Centre-weighted average and Spot (centre-point) metering for optimum exposure settings.


- Light guide zoom flash ensures efficient light distribution by customising flash output to match the shooting view angle,
- IO (Intelligent Orientation) sensor detects vertical/horizontal shooting to ensure correct AF, AE/AWB weighting and replay orientation.
- Movie recording and playback with audio, with a maximum resolution of 640 x 480, 30fps.
- High speed USB 2.0 support allows fast image transfer.
- Vari-angle 2" inch LCD screen for easy review of photos and movie files.
- Versatile optional dedicated accessories inc. 40-metre depth waterproof case and supplementary lenses.
*Compatible printer required for Direct Printing. Compatible Windows computer required for direct download.


- Print/Share* Button allows 'one push' printing/downloading of images straight from the camera.
- Direct photo printing with Canon direct printers and other PictBridge compatible models.
- Supports industry standard Exif 2.2 tagging for superior print image processing.
- Canon's complete image management software suite for fast and easy download, display, email and printing of images, creating panoramic pictures, computer controlled image capture and storage.
- Picture Transfer Protocol supports driver-less image transfer, viewing and deletion between camera and computer with newer operating systems (Windows XP or Mac OS X v 10.2,10.3).


- Wrist Strap WS-200,
- 4 x AA Alkaline Batteries
- 32MB SD Card (A620) 16MB SD Card (A610)
- AV Cable AVC-DC300
- USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
- Camera User Guide
- Software Starter Guide
- Direct Print User Guide
- Digital Camera Solution Disc


1/1.8 inch

Effective Number of Pixels:
Approx. 5.0 MP

Total Number of Pixels:
Approx. 5.3 MP

Filter Array:
Primary colour filter (Bayer)


Focal Length (optical):
7.3(W) - 29.2(T)mm

35mm film equivalent:
35 - 140mm

Maximum Aperture:
f/2.8(W) - f/4.1(T)

8 elements in 7 groups(including 2 aspherical lens)

Optical Zoom:
Approx. 4x

Digital Zoom:
Approx. 4x

Max Combined Zoom:
Approx. 16x

Focusing Method:
TTL Autofocus
9-point AiAF/1-point AF*
*Focusing frame move as desired or fixed to centre
Manual focus available, AF Lock available.

Focusing Range:
45 cm - infinity

1 - 45 cm (W), 25 - 45 cm (T)

Manual focus:
1 cm - infinity (W), 25 cm - infinity (T)

Light Metering Method:
Evaluative, Centre-weighted average, Spot* Metering frame: fixed to centre or linked to AF frame, selectable.

Exposure Control Method:
Program AE, Shutter speed-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Manual

Exposure Compensation:
± 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

White Balance Control:
TTL White Balance

White Balance Modes:
Auto, pre-set (Daylight/Cloudy/Tungsten/Fluorescent/Fluorescent H), Custom

Shutter Speed :
15 - 1/2500 sec.

Sensitivity (Equivalent Film Speed):
Auto / ISO 50 / 100 / 200 / 400 equivalent

LCD Monitor/Viewfinder:
Real-image optical zoom

LCD Monitor:
2.0 inch Low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT colour LCD

Flash Modes:
Auto*, On*, Off (* Red-eye Reduction is available.)

Flash Range Normal:
45 cm - 4.2m (W), 45 cm - 3.0 m (T),

Flash Range Macro:
25 - 45 cm (macro) (at ISO equivalent:Auto)

Image Recording Format:
Image File Format:
- Design Rule for Camera File System,
- DPOF Version 1.1 compliant

Still image:
JPEG (Exif 2.2 compliant)

AVI Image data: Motion JPEG

Sound annotation/Audio Data:
WAVE (monaural)

JPEG Compression Levels:
Superfine / Fine / Normal

Recording Pixels - Still Images:
2592 x 1944

Medium 1:
2048 x 1536

Medium 2:
1600 x 1200

640 x 480

Computer I/F:

Video Output:
PAL or NTSC selectable

Audio Output:

Memory Storage:
SD Memory Card / MultiMedia Card

Supplied Memory:

AA Alkaline battery (x4) or AA rechargeable NiMH battery (x4) (NB-2AH is recommended)


Release date Australia
October 27th, 2005
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