Canon PowerShot A510

Announced Jan 20, 2005 •
3 megapixels | 1.8 screen | 35 – 140 mm (4×)
Price
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 2048 x 1536
Other resolutions 1600 x 1200, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 4:3
Effective pixels 3 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 3 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.5" (5.744 x 4.308 mm)
Sensor type CCD
Image
ISO Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Super-Fine, Fine, Normal
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 35–140 mm
Optical zoom 4×
Maximum aperture F2.6–5.5
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Single
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (3.2x)
Manual focus Yes
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97)
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Screen size 1.8
Screen dots 115,000
Touch screen No
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (tunnel)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 15 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 3.50 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Manual (Red Eye On/Off)
Continuous drive 2.3 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 640 x 480, 30 secs, 320 x 240, 15 fps, max 3 mins
Storage
Storage types SD/MMC card
Storage included 16 MB MMC card
Connectivity
USB USB 1.0 (1.5 Mbit/sec)
HDMI No
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery AA
Battery description AA (2) batteries (NiMH recommended)
Weight (inc. batteries) 230 g (0.51 lb / 8.11 oz)
Dimensions 91 x 64 x 38 mm (3.58 x 2.52 x 1.5)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No
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