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Canon Powershot A410

Features & Controls

Canon Powershot A410

The A410 features a 3.2X (41-131mm in the 35mm format) f/2.8-5.1 all-glass aspherical zoom lens. When the camera is powered down the lens is retracted inside of the body and a built in shutter closes to completely protect the lens.

An advanced TTL AiAF 5-point autofocus system permits the camera to automatically select the primary subject even when off-center. The focusing range is:

  • Normal AF: 47 cm (1.5 ft.) - infinity
  • Macro: 5 - 47 cm (W)/25 - 47 cm (T) (2.0 in. - 1.5 ft. (W)/9.8 in. - 1.5 ft. (T))
  • Super Macro: 1.5 - 5 cm (W) (0.6 in. - 2.0 in) (W)

In low light conditions the focus-assist lamp helps to illuminate the subject for accurate focusing.

Canon Powershot A410

The built in flash offers Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye Reduction On or Auto. The flash range in Normal mode is from 47 cm - 3.0 m (W)/47 cm - 2.0 m (T) (1.5 - 9.8 ft. (W)/1.5 - 6.6 ft. (T)). In Macro mode the coverage is from 30 - 47 cm (11.8 in. - 1.5 ft.) (W/T). (When ISO speed is set to AUTO.)

Canon Powershot A410

Compact and elegantly designed, the optional High-Power Flash HF-DC1 complements your PowerShot perfectly and requires no accessory shoe. With a strong light output (guide number 59 ft.) and wide angular field (28mm), it delivers proper illumination up to approximately 30 feet and in all zoom positions. The flash fires in synchronization with the main flash, and output is adjusted accurately and automatically. A “Manual” mode prevents others from firing your flash.

Canon Powershot A410

You can frame your pictures with the color LCD or to save precious battery power you can use the optical finder. This is a coupled viewfinder with approx. 80% to 85% coverage. It has no dioptric adjustment. Next to the finder are two LEDs that indicate the flash and focus status.

Canon Powershot A410

The A410 features a 1.5-inch LCD for framing, review and menu operations.

Controls on the back: The Mode Dial with positions for Review, Auto Record, Manual Record, Scene (8 modes) and Movie. The DISPlay button turns the color LCD on/off and controls the amount of data displayed on it. The 4-way controller lets you navigate menus and select images during playback, the FUNC/SET button accepts menu selections, In record mode you press "Up" to zoom the lens to telephoto, press "Down" to zoom to wide angle. The MENU button calls up and dismisses the menu screens, and the FUNCtion button gives you access to many settings (Exposure compensation, white balance, ISO, Color effects, image quality and image size.) The Print/Share button speeds and simplifies printing to Direct Print and PictBridge compliant printers, as well as transferring images.

Canon Powershot A410

On the top you'll find the On/Off button and the shutter release.

Canon Powershot A410

The I/O ports: The DIGITAL port connects USB 2.0 to the computer for downloading. It also allows for Direct printing to any PictBridge compatible printer, Canon Card Photo Printer or Bubblejet Direct photo printers.

DC INput jack for an optional AC power supply.

There is no A-V output available.

Canon Powershot A410

The Powershot A410 is equipped with a Secure Digital card slot and comes with a Canon 16MB MMC card. It can handle any capacity SD or MMC card.

Storage Capacity of 16MB Card

Still Images Large
2048 x 1536 pixels
Superfine 9
Fine 16
Normal 33
1600 x 1200 pixels
Superfine 14
Fine 26
Normal 50
1024 x 768 pixels
Superfine 25
Fine 45
Normal 80
640 x 480 pixels
Superfine 56
Fine 88
Normal 138
Postcard Print Mode
1600 x 1200 pixels
Movies 640 x 480 pixels, 10 frames/sec. 23 sec.
320 x 240 pixels, 20 frames/sec. 33 sec.
160 x 120 pixels, 15 frames/sec. 1 min. 47 sec.

Canon Powershot A410

The A410 is powered by two standard AA-type batteries, alkaline, NiMH (nickel metal hydride), or lithium cells. Canon claims with AA Alkaline batteries you can capture approx. 100 shots (LCD on), 500 shots (LCD off). With NB4-200 NiMH cells Canon claims approx. 400 shots with the LCD screen on and approx. 1000 shots with the LCD off. Battery tests according to CIPA standards.

Check out our NiMH rechargeable battery page for more info on NiMH battery types.

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