Canon Powershot S500 Review

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Canon PowerShot S500



USB Remote Capture

Canon Powershot S500 Digital ELPH

RemoteCapture allows you to operate the camera while tethered to a computer via the USB port and includes a live viewfinder option.

You have control of the image size, quality, camera settings, image effects and exposure modes as well as the zoom lens. The shutter can be tripped by either a mouse click or a hot-key on the keyboard.



Canon Powershot S500 Digital ELPH

In addition to the on-screen viewfinder you can also enable display on the camera's LCD monitor or a TV via the Video Out.


Canon Powershot S500 Digital ELPH

Captured images can be saved directly to the computer or they can be stored on the camera's CF card and then transferred to the hard drive. Select the destination folder and the sequence numbering options.



Interval and Timer Shooting

Canon Powershot S500 Digital ELPH

The Remote Capture program is also capable of interval and timer recording as well as instantaneous. Shooting interval: approx. 1 - 60 min. (1-min. increments) Number of shots: 2 - 100 shots (Maximum number of shots varies according to CF memory card capacity.)



Canon Powershot S500 Digital ELPH





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