PowerShot A490

PowerShot A490

Record Screens & Menus

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Auto mode allows for anyone to pick up and start shooting with this entry-level camera. All of the settings are chosen for you, except for the flash, which can be turned off or set to auto mode. While in Auto mode, the camera will automatically pick a scene mode that best represents the shooting situation.






canon_a490_rec_mode_select.JPGThe camera mode button on the back allows you to quickly and easily change your shooting mode at any time. Your choices include Auto, Program, SCeNe and Movie mode.






canon_a490_rec_program.JPGProgram is an automatic shooting mode that gives you more control over the settings of the camera. The camera automatically sets the exposure information based on the settings that you have chosen.






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Program FUNC. Menu

    ISO - Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
    White Balance - Auto, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H,
    Custom
    My Colors - Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, B&W, Custom Color
    AF Mode - Evaluative, Center, Spot
    Drive Mode - Single or Continuous
    Image Quality - Fine or Normal
    Image Size - L (3648x2736), M1 (2816x2112), M2 (2272x1704), M3 (1600x1200),
      S (640x480), Widescreen (3648x2048)






canon_a490_rec_scenes_anim.gifScene Modes: Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Low Light, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Sunset, Fireworks, Long Shutter






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Record Menu:

    AF Frame - Center, Face AiAF
    A Frame Size - Normal, Small
    Digital Zoom - Standard, Off,1.4x, 2.3x
    AF-Point Zoom - On or Off
    AF-Assist Beam - On or Off
    Flash Settings - Red Eye Correction, Red Eye Lamp
    Shooting Info - On or Off
    Review - Off, 2-10 second, Hold
    Review Info - Off, Detailed, Focus Check
    Display Overlay - Off, Grid Lines, 3:2 guide, Both
    Date Stamp - Off, Date, Date & Time







canon_a490_rec_movie.JPGThe A490 has the ability to record video with sound at resolutions of 640x480 or 320x240 at 30fps. The 3.3x optical zoom lens cannot be used during recording, but can be set beforehand. Video recording is limited to approx. 1 hour per video, no matter how large the memory card may be.






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Movie FUNC. Menu:

    White Balance - Auto, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
    My Colors - Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, B&W, Custom
    Video Size - 640x480 30fps, 640x480 30fps LP, 320x240 30fps






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Movie Menu:

    Digital Zoom - Off, Standard
    AF-assist Beam - On or Off
    Shooting Info - On or Off
    Disp. Overlay - Off, Grid Lines

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