PowerShot A85

PowerShot A Series
Item Code: 9367A001

Specifications

Main Unit Spec

Type of Camera
TypeCompact digital still camera with built-in flash and 3x Optical/3.6x Digital/11x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Device
Type4.0 M pixel, 1/2.7 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total PixelsApprox. 4.2 Million
Effective PixelsApprox. 4.0 Million
Lens
Focal Length5.4-16.2mm, f/2.8-4.8 (35mm film equivalent: 35-105mm)
Digital Zoom3.6x
Focusing RangeNORMAL: 46cm/1.8 ft. - Infinity
MACRO: 5-46cm/2-18 in. (WIDE), 26-46cm/10-18 in. (TELE)
Autofocus SystemManual focus: Available 9-point AiAF/1-point AF (Fixed to center)
Viewfinders
Optical ViewfinderReal-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor1.8 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
LCD PixelsApprox. 118,000 pixels
LCD Coverage100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperturef/2.8-8.0 (W), f/4.8-8.0 (T)
Shutter Speed15-1/2000 sec.
Exposure Control
SensitivityAUTO*; ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent *Camera automatically sets the optimum speed.
Light Metering MethodEvaluative / Center-weighted average / Spot* *Metering frame with Spot mode is center fixed.
Exposure Control MethodProgram AE / Aperture or Shutter-Priority AE / Manual
Exposure Compensation+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
ND FilterNot Available
White Balance
White Balance ControlTTL, Auto, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), or Custom
Flash
Built-in FlashOperation Modes: Auto On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction On/Off
Flash RangeWIDE: 46cm-4.2m/1.5-14 ft.
TELE: 46cm-2.5m/1.5-8.2 ft.
MACRO: 26-46cm/10 in.-1.5 ft. (When sensitivity is set to Auto)
Recycling TimeApprox. 15 sec. or less (battery voltage=4.3V)
Flash Exposure CompensationNot Available
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesAuto, Creative Zone (P, Tv, Av, M), Image Zone (Portrait, Landscape, Night scene, Fast shutter, Slow shutter, Stitch assist, Movies), Special Scene Mode (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Indoor)
Photo EffectsOff, Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia and Black & White
Self TimerActivates shutter after an approx. 2 sec. or approx 10 sec. delay
Wireless ControlNot Available
Continuous ShootingApprox. 1.5 shots/sec.
Image Storage
Storage MediaCompactFlash (CF) Card Type I
Print Order FormatDesign rule for camera file system, Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) Version 1.1 (Digital Print Order Format)
Image Recording FormatExif 2.2 (JPEG)
JPEG Compression ModeSuperFine, Fine, Normal
Number of Recording PixelsStill Image: 2,272x1,704 (Large), 1,600x1,200 (Medium 1), 1,024x768 (Medium 2), 640x480 pixels (Small)
Movie: 640x480, 320x240 or 160x120
Number of Recordable Images
Image data

Menu Selection

File Size (KB)

Resolution
(pixels)

32MB

64MB

128MB

256MB

512MB

Large/SuperFine

2,002

2,272x1,704

14

30

61

123

247

Large/Fine

1,116

2,272x1,704

27

54

110

222

442

Large/Normal

556

2,272x1,704

54

110

220

443

879

Medium 1/SuperFine

1,002

1,600x1,200

30

61

122

246

491

Medium 1/Fine

558

1,600x1,200

54

109

219

440

879

Medium 1/Normal

278

1,600x1,200

108

217

435

868

1,734

Medium 2/SuperFine

570

1,024x768

53

107

215

431

855

Medium 2/Fine

320

1,024x768

94

189

379

762

1,522

Medium 2/Normal

170

1,024x768

174

349

700

1,390

2,714

Small/SuperFine

249

640x480

120

241

482

962

1,891

Small/Fine

150

640x480

196

393

788

1,563

3,122

Small/Normal

84

640x480

337

676

1,355

2,720

5,203

These figures reflect standard shooting conditions established by Canon.
Actual totals and file sizes may vary according to the subject, shooting conditions and shooting mode

Time of Recordable Movies
Movie data

 

Resolution

  (pixels)

32MB

64MB

128MB

256MB

512MB

Movie/High

640x480

46 sec.

92 sec.

186 sec.

374 sec.

742 sec.

Movie/Medium

320x240

91 sec.

183 sec.

368 sec.

735 sec.

1,451 sec.

Movie/Low

160x120

242 sec.

486 sec.

973 sec.

1,954 sec.

3,902 sec.

Above-written figures are measured under Canon's standard conditions and may vary depending on the scene, subjects or camera settings. Total length of movie files recordable on specific CF cards; Individual movie clips are limited to 3 minutes maximum per clip.

Playback Specifications
Playback Modes FileSingle, Index (9 thumb images), Magnification (Approx. 2-10x), Slide Show or MovieMagnified, Auto rotate, Rotation, Histogram, Sound memos (up to 60 sec.), Auto Play
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesStill Images: Single Image, All Images Movie: Part of Movie, All Movie
Interfaces
Computer InterfaceUSB (mini-B/PTP)
Video OutNTSC or PAL
Audio OutMonaural
OtherCF card slot (accept Type I card). Direct connection to Canon CP Printers and select BJ Printers (no computer required)
Power Supply 1. Size AA Alkaline battery x4
2. Rechargeable size AA NiMH battery (NB-2AH) x4
3. Compact Power Adapter (CA-PS500) AA NiMH: LCD On - Approx. 500; LCD Off - Approx. 1200 Approx. 360 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*1 with fully charged battery)
Power Source1. Size AA Alkaline battery x4
2. Rechargeable size AA NiMH battery (NB-2AH) x4
3. Compact Power Adapter (CA-PS500)
Shooting CapacityAA NiMH: LCD On - Approx. 500; LCD Off - Approx. 1200
Playback TimeApprox. 360 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*1 with fully charged battery)
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature32 - 104°F/0 - 40°C
Operating Humidity10 - 90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)3.98x2.52x1.24 in./101.0x64.0x31.5mm (Excluding protrusions)
WeightApprox. 7.06 oz./200g (camera body only)
Note: *1 Normal temperature (23°C). Shoot images at wide angle and at telephoto end alternatively with 20 second intervals. Use flash at every 4-time shooting. Turn camera off and on at every 8-time shooting. LCD brightness setting by Factory default.