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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

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Powershot SX540 HS

Compact Digital Cameras PowerShot SX540 HS

Powershot SX540 HS

PowershotSX 540 HS

Download  User  manual  PowerShot SX540 HS
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Benefits

  • Flexible shooting for every special moment
  • Everything you need for superb Full HD movies
  • Easily connect, share and back up your creations
  • As simple or advanced as you want
  • Designed for comfortable shooting and easy framing

Flexible shooting

Get closer to distant detail or fit more in the scene using the huge 50x optical zoom with 24mm ultra-wide angle. Enjoy crisp, clear shots in any light thanks to a 20.3 Megapixels CMOS sensor and powerful DIGIC 6 processor and capture spontaneous action with 0.13 s autofocus and fast 5.9 fps sustained continuous shooting.

Full HD movies

Shoot realistic Full HD 60p movies with one touch of a button and keep footage steady at full zoom or on the run with Advanced Dynamic Image Stabilizer. Capture short, concise, 4, 5 or 6 second movies with Short Clip Movie or use Story Highlights to intelligently combine photos and movies into a movie album.

Connect and share

Connect to your compatible smart device with just one tap using Wi-Fi with Dynamic NFC for easy sharing. Use Image Sync to automatically backup new images to cloud services and capture great wildlife shots with wireless Remote Shooting from your smart device. The Wi-Fi Button offers a quick and easy shortcut to Wi-Fi functions.

Simple or advanced

Just point and shoot to capture fantastic photos and get a fun HD (720p) bonus movie summary of the day with Hybrid Auto. Creativity is easy with Creative Shot, which automatically creates 5 additional and unique images of your original shot. As your confidence grows, you can take full creative control.

 

IMAGE SENSOR

Type

 

1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS

 

Effective Pixels

 

Approx. 20.3M¹

 

Effective / Total Pixels

 

Approx. 21.1M

 

Colour Filter Type

 

Primary Colour

 

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Type

 

DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology

 

LENS

Focal Length

 

4.3 – 215.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 – 1200 mm)

 

Zoom

 

Optical 50x

ZoomPlus 100x

Digital approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter approx. 1.6x or 2.0x and Safety Zoom¹).

Combined approx. 200x

 

Maximum f/number

 

f/3.4 – f/6.5

 

Construction

 

13 elements in 10 groups (3 UD lenses and 1 double-sided aspherical lens)

 

Image Stabilisation

 

Yes (lens shift-type), approx. 3-stop¹. Intelligent IS with 5-axis Enhanced Dynamic IS

 

FOCUSING

Type

 

TTL

 

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

 

Yes

 

AF Assist Beam

 

Yes

 

Manual Focus

 

Yes, plus MF Peaking

 

Closest Focusing Distance

 

0 cm (W) from front of lens in Macro

 

EXPOSURE CONTROL

Metering modes

 

Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (Centre)

 

AE Lock

 

Yes

 

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

AUTO ISO: 80 – 1600

 

SHUTTER

Speed

 

1 – 1/2000 s (factory default)

15 – 1/2000 s (total range – varies by shooting mode)

 

WHITE BALANCE

Type

 

TTL

 

Settings

 

Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom.

Multi-area WB correction available in Smart Auto

 

COLOUR MATRIX

Type

 

sRGB

 

VIEWFINDER

LCD MONITOR

Monitor

 

7.5 cm (3.0”) TFT, approx. 461,000 dots

 

Coverage

 

Approx. 100%

 

Brightness

 

Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD

 

FLASH

Modes

 

Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro

 

Slow Sync Speed

 

Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 s

 

Red-Eye Reduction

 

Yes

 

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 – 5.5 m (W) / 1.3 m – 3.0 m (T)

 

External Flash

 

Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2

 

SHOOTING

Modes

 

Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Hybrid Auto, Live View Control, Creative Shot, SCN (Sport, Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fireworks), Creative Filters (Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie

 

Modes in Movie

 

Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Portrait, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks, Short Clip, iFrame 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, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer

 

Continuous Shooting

 

Approx. 5.9 shots/s

with AF: Approx. 4.4 shots/s

with Live View: Approx. 4.5 shots/s

(all speeds are until memory card becomes full)¹²³

 

RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION

Image Size

 

4:3 – (L) 5184 x 3888, (M) 2592 x 1944, (M1) 3648 x 2736, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480

16:9 – (L) 5184 x 2912, (M1) 3648 x 2048, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 360

3:2 – (L) 5184 x 3456, (M1) 3648 x 2432, (M2) 2048 x 1368, (S) 640 x 424

1:1 – (L) 3888 x 3888, (M1) 2736 x 2736, (M2) 1536 x 1536, (S) 480 x 480

Resize option available in playback

 

Compression

 

Superfine, Fine

 

Movies

 

(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 59.94 / 29.97 fps, (HD) 1280 x 720, 29.97 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 29.97 fps

Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps

Hybrid Auto Movie (HD) 29.97 fps

iFrame Movie (Full HD) 29.97 fps

Short Clip (HD) 29.97 fps

 

Movie Length

 

(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min 59 s¹

(L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour²

 

FILE TYPES

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

 

MP4 [Video: MPEG4-AVC (H.264), Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]

 

DIRECT PRINT

Canon Printers

 

Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge

 

PictBridge

 

Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)

 

OTHER FEATURES

GPS

 

GPS via mobile (via Canon Camera Connect app with compatible smart devices)

 

Red-Eye Correction

 

Yes, during shooting and playback

 

Intelligent Orientation Sensor

 

Yes, with Auto Rotate

 

Histogram

 

Yes, during playback

 

Playback zoom

 

Approx. 2x – 10x

 

Self Timer

 

Approx. 2, 10 s or 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, Hebrew

 

INTERFACE

Computer

 

Hi-Speed USB composite connector (Mini-B compatible)

 

Other

 

HDMI Mini (Type-C) Connector

A/V output, composite connector (PAL/NTSC)

 

Computer/Other

 

Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support¹

 

MEMORY CARD

Type

 

SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)

 

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

PC & Macintosh

 

Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1¹

Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11

For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:

Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1

Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10

For Image Transfer Utility:

Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1

Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11

 

SOFTWARE

Other

 

CameraWindow DC

Map Utility

Image Transfer Utility

Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices

 

POWER SOURCE

Batteries

 

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6LH (battery and charger supplied)

 

Battery life

 

Approx. 205 shots

Eco mode approx. 290 shots

Approx. 300 min playback

 

ACCESSORIES

Cases / Straps

 

Approx. 205 shots

Eco mode approx. 290 shots

Approx. 300 min playback

 

Flash

 

Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2

 

Power Supply & Battery Chargers

 

Battery Charger CB-2LYE

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6LH

 

Other

 

Canon HDMI Cable HTC-100

Canon AV cable AVC-DC400ST

Interface cable IFC-400PCU

 

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Operating Environment

 

0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity

 

Dimensions (WxHxD)

 

120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9 mm

 

Weight

 

Approx. 442 g (including battery and memory card)

 

 

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