Canon Powershot A530 Camera Manual

Canon Powershot A530 Camera Manual

  • Company : Canon
  • Model No: PowerShot A530
  • Model Type: Camera
  • Added Date: 2017-04-08 20:56:46
  • Specification: Canon PowerShot A530 Specs
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Product Specification


Type 1/2.5" CCD
Effective Pixels Approx.5.0M
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour


Type DIGIC II with iSAPS technology


Focal Length 5.8 - 23.2 mm (35mm film equivalent: 35 – 140mm)
Zoom Optical 4x , digital approx. 4x (still images), 2x (movies), combined approx. 16x (still images) 8.1x (movies) ¹
Maximum f/number f/2.6 - f/5.5
Construction 7 elements in 5 groups (2 aspherical elements)


Type TTL
AF System / Points 9-point AiAF, 1-point AF (Fixed centre)
AF Modes Normal, Macro
AF Lock On/Off Selectable
AF Assist Beam Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Closest Focusing Distance 5cm


Metering Modes Evaluative, Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre)
AE Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed half way
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
ISO Sensitivity* AUTO, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800


Speed 15 – 1/2,000 sec
(Slow Shutter speeds of 1.3 sec. and more, available in Manual mode only. Shutter speeds of 1.3 sec. and more operate with noise reduction. Certain combinations of shutter speed and aperture may not be available.)


Type TTL
Settings Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom


Viewfinder Real-image zoom optical viewfinder


Monitor 1.8” P-Si TFT, approx. 77,000 pixels
Coverage 100%


Modes Auto, Manual Flash On / Off
Slow Sync Speed Yes
Red-eye Reduction Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
Manual Power Adjustment 3 levels with internal flash
Built-in Flash Range 33cm-3.5m (W) / 2.2m (T) (at ISO AUTO equivalent)
External Flash Canon's High Power Flash HF-DC1


Modes Auto, Program AE, Manual, Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Stitch Assist, Movie, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Color Accent, Color Swap)
Photo Effects My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Positive Film, Custom Color)
Drive Modes Single, Continuous, Self-Timer
Continuous Shooting Approx. 2.1 fps¹ (until memory card becomes full)²


Image Size (L)2592 x 1944, (M1)2048 x 1536, (M2)1600 x 1200, (S)640 x 480, (W)2592 x 1456, (Postcard Date Imprint) 1600 x 1200
Compression Superfine, Fine, Normal
Movies (L)640 x 480, 10fps
(M)320 x 240, 20fps
(S)160 x 120, 15fps
Movie Length Up to 1GB or 1 hour (L and M). Up to 3 min (S) ¹


Still Image Type JPEG compression, (Exif 2.2 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
Movies AVI [Motion JPEG compression + WAVE (monaural)]
Sound Files WAVE (monaural)


Canon Printers Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge (ID Photo Print, Movie Print supported on SELPHY CP & ES printers only)
PictBridge Yes


My Camera Start-up image and camera sounds customisation
Sound Memo Up to 60 sec per image
Intelligent Orientation Sensor Yes
Histogram Yes
Playback Zoom Approx. 2x – 10x
Self Timer Approx. 2 or 10 sec. or Custom
Menu Languages English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic


Computer USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (Mini-B, PTP)
Other A/V output (PAL/NTSC)


Type Secure Digital (SD) Card or MultiMediaCard (MMC),
16MB Memory Card supplied


PC Macintosh Windows 98SE / Me / 2000 SP4 / XP / XP SP1-2


Browsing & Printing ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser
Other PhotoStitch
Drivers TWAIN (Windows 98 / 2000), WIA (Windows Me)
Image Manipulation ArcSoft PhotoStudio


Batteries 2x Size-AA Alkaline or NiMH Batteries(NB4-300) (Alkalines supplied)
Battery Life Approx. 90 shots ¹
Approx. 360 shots (with optional Canon NB-3AH batteries) ¹
Approx. 300 min. playback (with supplied batteries)
Approx. 420 min. playback (with Canon NB-3AH batteries)
AC Power Supply Optional, AC Adapter Kit ACK800


Case Soft Case DCC-80
Flash High Power Flash HF-DC1
Power Supply & Battery Chargers Battery Charger Kit CBK4-300, Ni-MH Batteries NB4-300, AC Adapter Kit ACK800


Operating Environment 0 - 40 °C, 10 - 90% humidity
Dimensions 90.4 x 64.0 x 43.2mm (excluding protrusions)
Weight (body only) Approx. 170g
Zoom ¹ Digital zoom available for still image and standard movie modes only
Continuous Shooting ¹ Large/Fine with LCD monitor off
² Depending on memory card speed / capacity
Movie Length ¹ Depending on memory card speed / capacity
Battery Life ¹ Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated
  • All data is based on Canon standard testing methods.
  • Subject to change without notice.
  • * Standard Output Sensitivity / Recommended Exposure Index. According to ISO 12232:2006 (20th April 2006)
  • which specifies the method for assigning and reporting ISO speed ratings for digital still cameras.
  • This does not apply to Digital IXUS WIRELESS.

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