Canon PowerShot A40 Manual

Canon PowerShot A40 Manual is aimed to fulfill the needs toward information of both technical or instrumental issue among this digital camera product especially for Canon PowerShot A40.

When Canon PowerShot A40 was firstly released to the market?

Canon PowerShot A40 was firstly released in 2002. Even if it’s already released quite long time ago, but this product is still relevant for nowadays use, especially for you who likes retro camera kind of style.

Basic Features

  • 2.0-megapixel (effective) CCD.
  • 1.5-inch color LCD monitor.
  • Real-image optical viewfinder.
  • Glass, 3x 5.4-16.2mm lens (equivalent to 35-105mm zoom on a 35mm camera).
  • 2.5x digital zoom.
  • AiAF autofocus and three fixed-focus modes.
  • AF Assist light for low-light focusing.
  • Automatic and manual exposure control.
  • Maximum aperture of f/2.8 to f/4.8, depending on lens zoom position.
  • Shutter speed range from 1/1,500 to 15 seconds.
  • Built-in flash with six operating modes.
  • CompactFlash memory storage.
  • Power supplied by four AA batteries or optional AC adapter.

Special Features

  • Movie mode (with sound).
  • Stitch-Assist mode for panoramic shots.
  • Continuous Shooting and 10-second Self-Timer modes.
  • Creative Effects menu.
  • White balance (color) adjustment with six modes.
  • ISO adjustment with four ISO equivalents and an Auto setting.
  • Low Sharpness option.
  • Evaluative and Spot metering options.
  • DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) compatibility.
  • USB cable for connection to a computer (driver software included).

Canon PowerShot A40 Specifications

Body typeCompact
Max resolution1600 x 1200
Effective pixels2 megapixels
Sensor size1/2.7″ (5.312 x 3.984 mm)
Sensor typeCCD
ISOAuto, 50, 100, 200, 400
Focal length (equiv.)35–105 mm
Max apertureF2.8–4.8
Screen size1.5″
Max shutter speed1/1500 sec
Storage typesCompact Flash (Type I)
USBUSB 1.0 (1.5 Mbit/sec)
Weight (inc. batteries)350 g (0.77 lb / 12.35 oz)
Dimensions110 x 71 x 38 mm (4.33 x 2.8 x 1.5″)

How much the price when Canon PowerShot A40 firstly released?

In the first release, It was $349 (old price at launch), and now, if you’re interested to own this compact digital camera device, you can get it in several online stores by paying $22.95 with 3x optical zoom (used). This is the worth price for what’s offered by this Canon PowerShot A40.

Canon PowerShot A40 Manual