Feature packed and portable 30x zoom
A portable mini bridge camera with 30x zoom, the PowerShot SX510 HS comes fully equipped with HS System, Wi-Fi and Full HD movies for capturing and sharing every occasion with ease.
Get closer and capture the full detail of distant subjects with a huge 30x optical zoom, or up to 60x with ZoomPlus. Fit more in the frame with 24mm ultra-wide-angle for great group shots and stunning landscapes. The huge zoom fits neatly into a mini bridge style body that’s so small it’s easy to carry, wherever you go.
HS System excels in low light allowing you to capture the real atmosphere of the moment without flash or a tripod. A high performance DIGIC 4 processor and high-sensitivity 12.1 Megapixel CMOS image sensor give superior image quality in all situations.
An optical Image Stabilizer with Intelligent IS automatically combats camera shake to prevent blur giving sharp, detailed photos and videos at full zoom or when shooting handheld in low light.
Wi-Fi lets you connect easily with home wireless networks, compatible printers and PCs, plus portable devices like smartphones and tablets, for fast, online image sharing and backup. Use your smartphone’s GPS to tag images with shooting locations over Wi-Fi.
Easily record Full HD movies (1080p) with stereo sound and optical zoom, with one touch of the Movie Record button. Enhanced Dynamic IS powerfully compensates for movement in movies for smooth results when shooting on the move.
A large, high quality LCD screen with wide viewing angle allows for easy framing, effortless menu navigation and pleasurable reviewing and playback. Easy Hints & Tips help you understand your camera and improve your results.
Effortlessly shoot great photos or movies with Smart Auto, which detects the scene and selects optimal settings from 32 variables (21 in movies). All you have to do is point and shoot.
Zoom Framing Assist helps keep track of distant subjects at high zoom in stills and movies. At the press of a button the camera quickly zooms out of the scene - so you can relocate the subject - zooming back the moment the button is released. Auto mode can track a moving face and does all the zooming for you, so all you need to do is take care of the framing.
Get creative and take your photography to the next level with Full Manual control of shutter speed and aperture. Capture beautiful close up detail using 0cm macro mode.
|Type||1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS|
|Effective Pixels||Approx. 12.1M|
|Colour Filter Type||Primary Colour|
|Type||DIGIC 4 with iSAPS technology|
|Focal Length||4.3 – 129.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 – 720 mm)|
|Zoom||Optical 30x |
Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.5x or 2.0x and Safety Zoom¹). Combined Approx. 120x
|Maximum f/number||f/3.4 – f/5.8|
|Construction||13 elements in 10 groups (1 UD lens, 1 double-sided aspherical lens)|
|Image Stabilisation||Yes (lens shift-type), approx. 2.5-stop¹. Intelligent IS plus Enhanced Dynamic IS|
|AF System/ Points||AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (fixed to centre)|
|AF Modes||Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE¹, Tracking AF|
|AF Point Selection||Size (Normal, Small)|
|AF Lock||On/Off Selectable|
|AF Assist Beam||Yes|
|Closest Focusing Distance||0 cm (W) from front of lens in macro|
|Metering modes||Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (Centre)|
|Exposure Compensation||+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. |
Enhanced i-Contrast for automatic dynamic range correction
|ISO sensitivity*||AUTO, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200|
|Speed||1 – 1/1600 sec. (factory default) |
15 – 1/1600 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode)
|Settings||Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom|
|Monitor||7.5 cm (3.0”) TFT, Approx. 461,000 dots|
|Brightness||Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD|
|Modes||Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro|
|Slow Sync Speed||Fastest speed 1/1600 sec.|
|Flash Exposure Compensation||+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE. Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure|
|Flash Exposure Lock||Yes|
|Manual Power Adjustment||3 levels with internal flash|
|Built-in Flash Range||50 cm – 5.0 m (W) / 50 cm – 3.0 m (T)|
|External Flash||Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2|
|Modes||Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), Movie Digest, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Live View Control, SCN (Portrait, FaceSelf-Timer, Low Light (3.0MP), Snow, Fireworks), Creative Filters (Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Discreet, Movie|
|Modes in Movie||Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Portrait, Snow, Fireworks, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Super Slow Motion Movie|
|Photo Effects||My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)|
|Drive modes||Single, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer|
|Continuous Shooting||Approx. 3.8 shots/sec |
High-speed Burst (3MP): 10.5 shots/sec
with AF: Approx. 1.0 shots/sec.
with Live View: Approx. 1.0 shots/sec
(all speeds are until memory card becomes full)¹²
|Image Size||4:3 - (L) 4000 x 3000, (M1) 2816 x 2112, (M2) 1600 x 1200, (S) 640 x 480 |
16:9 - (L) 4000 x 2248, (M1) 2816 x 1584, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 360
3:2 - (L) 4000 x 2664, (M1) 2816 x 1880, (M2) 1600 x 1064, (S) 640 x 424
1:1 - (L) 2992 x 2992, (M1) 2112 x 2112, (M2) 1200 x 1200, (S) 480 x 480
Resize in playback (M2, S)
|Movies||(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 24 fps, (HD) 1280 x 720, 30 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 30 fps |
Super Slow Motion Movie (L) 640 x 480, 120fps, (M) 320 x 240, 240fps
Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6fps, 3fps, 1.5 fps
Movie Digest (L)
|Movie Length||(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec.¹ |
(L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour²
(Super Slow Motion Movie) 30 sec.
|Still Image Type||JPEG compression, (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant|
|Movies||MOV [H.264 + Linear PCM (stereo)]|
|Canon Printers||Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge|
|PictBridge||Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)|
|GPS||GPS via mobile (linked to compatible smartphone)|
|Red-Eye Correction||Yes, during shooting and playback|
|My Category||Image tagging feature|
|Intelligent Orientation Sensor||Yes|
|Playback zoom||Approx. 2x – 10x|
|Self Timer||Approx. 2 or 10 sec., Custom|
|Menu Languages||English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese|
|Computer||Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) dedicated connector (Mini-B compatible)|
|Other||HDMI Mini Connector (HDMI-CEC compatible) A/V output (PAL/NTSC)|
|Computer/Other||Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only)¹|
|Type||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|PC & Macintosh||Windows 8/7 SP1/ Vista SP2/ XP SP3 |
Mac OS X v10.6 – 10.8
For Wireless LAN connection to a PC:
Windows 8/7 SP1
Mac OS X v10.6.8/10.7/10.8.2 or later
|Browsing & Printing||ImageBrowser EX|
|Other||PhotoStitch, Map Utility|
|Batteries||Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6LH (battery and charger supplied)|
|Battery life||Approx. 250 shots |
Eco mode approx. 330 shots
Approx. 300 min. playback
|A/C Power Supply||Optional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40|
|Cases / Straps||Soft Case DCC-970, DCC-950|
|Flash||Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2|
|Power Supply & Battery Chargers||AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40, Battery Charger CB-2LYE|
|Other||Canon HDMI Cable HTC-100, interface cable IFC-400PCU|
|Operating Environment||0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||104.0 x 69.5 x 80.2 mm|
|Weight||Approx. 349 g (including battery/batteries and memory card)|
|Zoom||¹ Depending on the image size selected.|
|Image Stabilisation||¹ Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350mm (35mm equivalent) are measured at 350mm.|
|AF Modes||¹ Some settings limit availability.|
|Continuous Shooting||¹ Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
² Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
|Movie Length||¹ The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.
² Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
|Computer/Other||¹ Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region. For more information visit www.canon-europe.com/wirelesscompacts|
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Get creative with your lighting and explore new and exciting types of photography. Canon Speedlites deliver accurate flash exposures time after time, and is quick and simple to use.
Boost the range of your camera’s flash with a portable high-power flash unit. Includes a bracket that attaches to the camera. Can also be used remotely for creative lighting options.
Stay connected with the correct interface cable.
Show photos and movies on TVs and displays that have composite video connections. Carries picture and stereo sound.
Show photos and movies on TVs and displays that have an HDMI connection. Carries picture and stereo sound, and features gold-plated contacts to ensure a reliable connection.
Transfer photos and movies from your camera to a PC or Mac computer via USB. 1.5m (5ft) cable length.