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					                                                                                         PowerShot A540 / PowerShot A530
                                                                                                                 Digital Still Cameras




Versatile, feature packed digital
cameras.




                                                                                                              <A540 pictured>

Key Selling Features
-    6.0 Megapixel PowerShot A540 and 5.0 Megapixel PowerShot A530.
-    Canon 4x optical zoom lens.
-    Movie recording and playback with sound.
-    DiG!C Imaging Processor delivers superior digital photos.
-    Print/Share* Button allows easy ‘one push’ printing of images straight from the camera.
Short Description
Boasting powerful Canon 4x optical zoom lenses and Canon’s intuitive DiG!C processor, the 6.0MP
PowerShot A540 and 5.0MP PowerShot A530 deliver simply better pictures. With a versatile range of
shooting modes, you can capture it all, from family photos to travel snaps. And best of all, these
compact cameras are easy to use. Thanks to the Canon Print/Share* Button, true to life photo prints
straight from the camera are a snap. Packed with features within a compact body, the PowerShot
A530 and PowerShot A540 make it easy to take digital photography further.
Canon’s formula for amazing digital photos.
-    6.0 Megapixel CCD delivers photo quality prints up to A3 size and beyond.
-    Canon 4x retractable zoom lens (35mm equivalent 35mm-140mm).
-    High speed start-up, fast autofocus, smooth continuous shooting, faster overall processing and
     superior image quality thanks to the revolutionary DiG!C II Imaging Processor.
Explore Digital Photography
-    A comprehensive range of shooting modes, from complete control to full auto, including pre-set
     scene modes customised for Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks,
     Underwater (A540 only), Color Accent and Color Swap.
-    High-precision white balance inc. Auto, a range of pre-set modes and a custom setting.
-    Wide range of ISO-Equivalent speed settings (Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800).
-    Versatile optional dedicated accessories inc. 40-metre depth waterproof case (A540 only) and
     supplementary lenses.
Leading Technology, Advanced Features
-    New Widescreen recording mode supports viewing on widescreen TV’s and printing widescreen
     images.
-    9-point AiAF and single centre point AF ensures sharp, clear images.
-    IO (Intelligent Orientation) sensor detects vertical/horizontal shooting to ensure correct AF,
     AE/AWB weighting and replay orientation.
-    Light guide zoom flash ensures efficient light distribution by customising flash output to match
     the shooting view angle,
-    Selectable Evaluative, Centre-weighted average and Spot (centre-point) Metering for optimum
     exposure settings.
Fun, Easy Operation
-    Print/Share* Button allows ‘one push’ printing/downloading of images straight from the camera.
-    ‘My Colors’ modes including Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone,
     Darker Skin Tone and Custom Color allow users to customise colour preferences while shooting.
-    High quality continuous movie recording and playback with sound for up to 1GB/1hour with a
     max. resolution of 640 x 480.
*Compatible printer required for Direct Printing. Compatible Windows computer required for direct download.
Canon Connectivity
-      Print/Share* Button allows ‘one push’ printing/downloading of images straight from the camera.
-      Direct photo printing with Canon direct printers and other PictBridge compatible models.
-      Supports Exif 2.2 tagging for Design Rule for Camera File System standard allowing superior print
       image processing.
-      Canon’s complete image management software suite for fast and easy download, display, email
       and printing of images, creating panoramic pictures and computer controlled image capture and
       storage.
-      Picture Transfer Protocol supports driver-less image transfer, viewing and deletion between
       camera and computer with newer operating systems (Windows XP or Mac OS X v 10.2-10.4)
Standard Accessories and Software
-      Wrist Strap WS-800,                                                     -     Camera User Guide
-      2 x AA Alkaline Batteries                                               -     Software Starter Guide
-      16MB MultiMedia Card                                                    -     Direct Print User Guide
-      AV Cable AVC-DC300                                                      -     Digital Camera Solution Disc
-      USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
Optional Accessories
-      Conversion Lens Adaptor LA-DC52F (A540)                                 -     Metallic Neck Strap
-      Tele-Conversion lens TC-DC52A                                           -     Waterproof Case WP-DC2
-      Wide Converter WC-DC52                                                  -     Waterproof Weight WW-DC1 (1 plate)
-      Close-up lens 250D 52mm                                                 -     High Power Flash HF-DC1
-      NiMH Battery and Charger Kit CBK4-300                                   -     Semi-hard Case SC-A1
-      Battery NB4-300                                                         -     AV Cable AVC-DC300
-      AC Adaptor Kit ACK-800 (contains CA-                                    -     USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
       PS800)                                                                  -     Canon Compact Photo printers and Bubble
                                                                                     Jet Direct Printers
Barcode / EAN                                                                  Mercury Code
-     4960999350912 (A530)                                                     -      1119B003AA (A530)
-     4960999350851 (A540)                                                     -      1118B003AA (A540)
Packaging Dimensions
-      226mm (L) x 166mm (W) x 68mm (H)


    *Compatible printer required for Direct Printing. Compatible Windows computer required for direct download.
Canon PowerShot A540/A530 Specifications

    CCD
            Effective Number of Pixels     Approx. 5.0 MP
                                   Size    1/2.5 inch
                            Filter Array   Primary colour filter (Bayer)
    Image Processor
                             Processor     DIG!C II
    Lens
                 Focal Length (optical)    5.8 (W) – 23.2. (T) mm
                 35mm film equivalent      35 (W) – 140 (T) mm
                   Maximum Aperture        f/2.6 (W) – f/5.5 (T)
                         Shutter Speed     15 - 1/2000 sec.
                         Optical Zoom      Approx. 4x
                          Digital Zoom     Approx. 4x
    Focusing
                            AF System      TTL Autofocus
                       Focusing Frame      9-point AiAF / 1-point AF
                                           (fixed: centre)
    Focusing Range
                                Normal     45cm - Infinity
                                 Macro     5 - 45cm (W), 33- 45cm (T)
    Control/Balance
               Light Metering Method       Evaluative / Centre-weighted average / Spot
                                           (Metering frame when Fixed : Centre)
            Exposure Control Method        Program AE
               Exposure Compensation       ± 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
            Sensitivity (Equivalent Film   Auto / ISO 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 equivalent
                                 Speed)
                White Balance Modes        Auto + Pre-set (Daylight / Cloudy / Tungsten / Fluorescent / Fluorescent H) +
                                           Custom
    LCD Monitor/Viewfinder
                            Viewfinder     Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
                          LCD Monitor      1.8 inch Low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT colour LCD
    Flash
                          Flash Modes      Auto/On/Off/Slow-synchro/Red-eye reduction is available
                           Flash Range     Normal: 45 cm –3.5 m (W) 45 cm - 2.2 m (T)
                                           Macro: 33 – 45 cm (W/T)
    Selectable Shooting Modes
                      Shooting Modes       Auto
                                           Creative zone: Program / Manual
                                           Image zone: Portrait / Landscape / Night scene /Stitch Assist / Movie
                         Special Scene     Foliage / Snow / Beach / Fireworks / Indoor / Kids and Pets / Night Snapshot,
                                           Colour Accent, Colour Swap
                           My Colours      Positive Film / Lighter Skin Tone / Darker Skin Tone / Vivid / Neutral / Sepia / Black
                                           & White / Custom Colour

    Image Recording Format
                        Still image        JPEG Compression (EXIF 2.2 Compliant)
                            Video Data     Motion JPEG
       Sound annotation/Audio Data         WAVE (monaural)
            JPEG Compression Levels        Superfine / Fine / Normal
    Recording Pixels - Still Images
                                 Large     2592 x 1944
                             Medium 1      2048 x 1536
                             Medium 2      1600 x 1200
                                  Small    640 x 480
Continuous Shooting                   Approx 2.1 shots/sec
[Large/Fine]
Movie Recording
             Large (VGA) 640 x 480    10fps - until memory card is full*
      Medium (QVGA) 320 x 240         20fps - until memory card is full*
        Small (QQVGA) 160 x 120       15fps - max. 3 minutes
*Up to 1GB per recording. Depending on memory card capacity & data write speed. Low-level format may be required.
Other Operations
               Playback Operations    Single / Index (9 thumbnail images) / Auto Play / Movie - Normal playback, Pause,
                                      first frame, previous frame, next frame, and last frame selectable. Fast forward, fast
                                      rewind, and slow motion* are available.
                                      * 5 speed levels including normal-playback speed, without sound.

                    Direct Printing   Yes
                        PictBridge    Yes
                Print/Share Button    Yes
                  Camera Settings     Start-up image / Start-up sound / Shutter sound / Operation sound / Self-timer
                                      sound


                 Menu Languages       23 languages
                                      English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish,
                                      Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian,
                                      Turkish, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Thai, Arabic and Japanese

                         Self-timer   Approx. 10 sec or 2 sec delay, or custom.
Interface
                      Computer I/F    USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
                     Video Output     PAL or NTSC selectable
                     Audio Output     Monaural
                  Memory Storage      SD Memory Card / MultiMedia Card.
Supported Operating Systems
                                PC    Windows 98SE, Me, 2000 SP4, XP(Incl. SP1/SP2)

                              Mac     Mac OS X v10.2 - v10.4
Inclusions
                Included in the box    Wrist Strap WS-800
                                      2 x AA Alkaline Batteries
                                      USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
                                      AV Cable AVC-DC300
                                      16MB Multi Media Card
                                      User Guides
                                      Digital Camera Solution Disc
                                      Warranty Card

Environment / Dimensions / Weight
                      Temperature     0 – 40 °C
                          Humidity    10 – 90 %
            Dimensions (W x D x H)    90.4 x 43.2 x 64 mm (ex. protruding parts)
                            Weight    Approx. 170g (camera body only)
All data based on Canon’s Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.
*Compatible printer required for Direct Printing. Compatible Windows computer required for direct download.