PowerShot A5

PowerShot A Series
Item Code: 3189A001


Main Unit Spec

Type of Camera
TypeUltra-compact autofocus digital still camera with built-in flash
Image Capture Device
Type810,000 element, 1/3 Charge Couple Device (CCD)
Focusing Range20 in./50 cm to infinity (Macro autofocusing range: 3.5~20 in./9-50 cm)
Autofocus SystemHigh-speed TTL (Throug the lens) AF (Autofocus)
Optical ViewfinderReal-image type, 86% coverage @ 0.30x
LCD Monitor2 in./5 cm TFT (active matrix)refreshed 25 times per second
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperturef/2.5~f/11
Shutter Speed1/6~1/750 sec.
Exposure Control
SensitivityEquivalent to ISO 100-400 (ISO 400 in small mode only.)
Exposure Control MethodAutomatic (EV 5~16.5 @ ISO 100)
Exposure Compensation+/- 2EV in 1/3-step increments
White Balance
White Balance ControlAutomatic
Flash Range8 in.~11.5 ft./20cm~3m
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesFull Auto, Program, Stitch Assist
Self Timer10 second delay, electronically timed
Continuous Shooting1 fps upto 15 consecutive frames (Small mode only).
Image Storage
Storage MediaCompact Flash (CF) Card
File FormatCIFF (Camera Image File Format
Image Recording FormatJFIF (JPEG is used for image and thumbnail compression.) and CRW (Propriety Canon raw data format.)
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesSingle frame/All frames
OtherSerial, CF card and video out (NTSC)
Power Supply
Physical Specifications
Dimensions (W x H x D)4.0 x 2.7 x 1.3 in./103 x 68 x 32.5 mm
Weight8.1 oz./230 g