Canon Powershot A460 Review
By Movable Type Admin
Record Modes & Menus
The screen display in the Automatic record mode. Icons on the screen indicate single frame
drive, auto flash, Auto exposure mode. The image size is Large, quality is Superfine and
there's space left on the SD card to take 152 more pictures.
When the color LCD is turned on and you half-press the shutter you will see which of the nine
AF points (green rectangles) where used for the focus lock. The lightning bolt icon indicates
the flash is charged and ready to fire.
The SCeNe modes are: Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night
Snapshot. These modes are pre-programmed to give you the best possible pictures for
particular shooting situations.
This is the Manual Record screen. Icons indicate ISO speed is 80, single frame drive mode,
auto flash mode and the "camera M" icon indicates the Manual record mode. On the bottom is
the image quality "S"uperfine and image size "L"arge and there's room on the SD card for 152
The FUNCtion options in Manual mode:
Exposure Compensation - Override the metering +/- 2.0EV in 1/3 steps
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400
White Balance - Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom one-push WB set
Drive Mode - Single, Continuous, Self-timer 10s or 2s, Custom Timer
My Colors - Off, Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia, B&W, Custom
Image Resolution 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 640x480, Postcard(1600x1200) this is a special 3:2 ratio mode for making 4x6 in. prints, widescreen 16:9 HDTV 2592x1456
Image Compression Superfine, Fine, Normal
Record menu options for Manual mode:
Slow Synchro - Slow sync flash mode, On or Off
Red-Eye reduction - Turn the Red-eye reduction lamp On or Off
Metering - Evaluative, Center, Spot
AF Assist Illuminator - On or Off
Digital Zoom - On or Off
Review Time - Off, 3 - 10 secs
Grid Lines - LCD framing assist lines, on/off
Date Stamp - Imprint date/time (only in Postcard mode)
The camera has a very respectable macro focusing mode with
coverage from 5 - 47 cm (W)/25 - 47 cm (T), (2.0 in. - 1.5 ft. (W)/9.8 in. - 1.5 ft. (T))
in Macro mode and the Super Macro coverage is from 1 - 5 cm (W) (0.39 in. - 2.0 in) (W)
You can record movie clips with audio at 10 frames per second in 640x480 resolution, 30 fps
at 320x240 resolution, or 15fps at 160x120. Recording can continue until the SD card is full,
maximum clip size at one time is 1GB. Movie clips are recorded in Motion JPEG format and
saved as AVI files.
Movie mode recording options:
Digital Zoom - On or Off
Grind Lines - On or Off
White Balance - Auto, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, , Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, and Custom one-push WB set
Drive Mode - Self-timer Off, 10 or 2 seconds
My Colors - Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black&White and Custom
Movie Size: 640x480 or 320x240
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