Canon Powershot A640 Camera Manual

Canon Powershot A640 Camera Manual

  • Company : Canon
  • Model No: PowerShot A640
  • Model Type: Camera
  • Added Date: 2017-04-08 20:56:05
  • Specification: Canon PowerShot A640 Specs
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Product Specification


Type 1/1.8” CCD
Effective Pixels Approx.10.0M
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour


Type DIGIC II with iSAPS technology


Focal Length 7.3 – 29.2 mm (35mm equivalent 35-140 mm)
Zoom Optical 4x. Digital approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-converter approx. 1.4x or 2.3x and Safety Zoom ¹) ². Combined approx. 16x
Maximum f/number f/2.8-f/4.1
Construction 8 elements in 7 groups (2 aspherical elements)


Type TTL
AF System / Points 9-point AiAF, 1-point AF (Any position is available or fixed centre)
AF Point Selection Manual selection using FlexiZone AF/AE
AF Lock On/Off Selectable
AF Assist Beam Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Closest Focusing Distance 1cm


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


Speed 15 – 1/2,500 sec
(Available shutter speeds vary depending on the shooting mode)


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


Viewfinder Real-image zoom, optical viewfinder


Monitor Vari-angle 2.5” P-Si TFT, approx. 115,000 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
Flash Exposure Bracketing Yes
Flash Exposure Lock Yes
Built-in Flash Range 45cm - 4.2m (W) / 3m (T) (at ISO AUTO equivalent)
External Flash Canon's High Power Flash HF-DC1


Modes Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom, Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Stitch Assist, Movie, Special Scene (Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, 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.1.5 fps ¹ (until memory card becomes full) ²


Image Size (L) 3648 x 2736, (M1) 2816 x 2112, (M2) 2272 x 1704, (M3) 1600 x 1200, (S) 640 x 480, (W) 3648 x 2048 (Postcard Date Imprint) 1600 x 1200
Compression Superfine, Fine, Normal
Movies (L)640 x 480, 30/15fps
(M)320 x 240, 30/15fps (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, Fixed Size Print and 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, Ukrainian, Romanian


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


Type Secure Digital (SD) Card or Secure Digital High-Capacity (SDHC) Card or MultiMediaCard (MMC),
32MB Memory card supplied


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


Browsing & Printing ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser
Other PhotoStitch, RemoteCapture
Drivers TWAIN (Windows 98 / 2000), WIA (Windows Me)


Batteries 4x Size-AA Alkaline or NiMH Batteries(NB4-200) (Alkalines supplied)
Battery Life Approx. 280 shots ¹ (with supplied batteries)
Approx. 500 shots (with optional Canon NB-2AH batteries) ¹
Approx. 20 hours. playback (with supplied batteries)
Approx. 20 hours. playback (with Canon NB-2AH batteries)
AC Power Supply Optional, AC Adapter CA-PS500


Case Soft Case DCC-300
Waterproof / Weatherproof Case Waterproof Case (40m) WP-DC8 , Waterproof Case Weight WW-DC1
Lenses Conversion Lens Adapter, LA-DC58F
Tele-Converter 1.75x TC-DC58N,
Wide converter 0.7x WC-DC58N
Flash High Power Flash HF-DC1
Power Supply & Battery Chargers Battery Charger Kit CBK4-300, Ni-MH Batteries NB4-300, AC Adapter Kit ACK600


Operating Environment 0 - 40 °C, 10 - 90% humidity
Dimensions 109.4 x 66.0 x 49.1mm (excluding protrusions)
Weight (body only) Approx. 245g
Zoom ¹ Depending on the image size selected
² Digital zoom available for still image and standard movie modes only. Optical zoom may not be available during movie recording.
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, except where indicated.
  • 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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