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These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.

Troubleshooting ¶ 

Track down a number of hardware problems using the Canon PowerShot troubleshooting guide.

Identification and Background ¶ 

The Canon PowerShot A460 was first released in March 2007 and is part of Canon's series of budget cameras. It features 5.0 megapixels of resolution and has a 4X optical zoom. Using just two AA Batteries, it provides many popular and easy-to-use features to the user. While nearly identical to the Canon PowerShot A450, the camera version is clearly stated on the front case of this digital camera.

Specifications ¶ 

  • Body Type: Compact
  • Sensor
    • Max resolution: 2592 x 1944
    • Other resolutions: 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480
    • Image ratio w:h: 4:3, 3:2
    • Effective pixels: 5.0 megapixels
    • Sensor photo detectors: 5.2 megapixels
    • Sensor size: 1/3" (4.8 x 3.6 mm)
    • Sensor type: CCD
  • Image
    • ISO: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400
    • White balance presets: 5
    • Custom white balance: Yes
    • Image stabilization: No
    • Uncompressed format: No
    • JPEG quality levels: Super-Fine, Fine, Normal
  • Optics & Focus
    • Focal length (equiv.): 38 - 152 mm
    • Optical zoom: 4x
    • Autofocus:
      • Contrast detect (sensor)
      • Multi-area
      • Center
      • Single
      • Live View
    • Digital zoom: Yes
    • Manual focus: No
    • Normal focus range: 47 cm (18.5")
    • Macro focus range: 1 cm (.39")
    • Number of focus points: 5
  • Screen/Viewfinder
    • Screen size: 2"
    • Screen dots: 86,000
    • Touch screen: No
    • Live view: Yes
    • Viewfinder type: Optical (tunnel)
  • Photography features
    • Maximum aperture: F2.8 - F5.8
    • Minimum shutter speed: 15 sec
    • Maximum shutter speed: 1/2000 sec
    • Aperture priority: No
    • Shutter priority: No
    • Built-in flash: Yes
    • Flash range: 3m
    • External flash: No
    • Flash modes: Auto, On, Off, Slow, Manual (red eye on/off)
    • Continuous drive: Yes (1.5fps, unlimited)
    • Self-timer: Yes (2 or 10 sec)
    • Exposure compensation: (plus or minus) 2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)
  • Videography features
    • Resolutions: 640 x 480 / 10 fps, 320 x 240 /20 fps, 160 x 120 / 15 fps
  • Storage
    • Storage types: SD/SDHC card
    • Storage included: 16 MB SD card
  • Connectivity
    • USB: USB 1.0 (1.5 Mbit/sec)
    • HDMI: No
    • Remote Control: No
  • Physical
    • Environmentally sealed: No
    • Battery: AA
    • Battery description: AA (2) batteries (NiMH recommended)
    • Weight (inc. batteries): 215 g (0.47 lb / 7.58 oz)
    • Dimensions: 106 x 52 x 40 mm (4.17 x 2.05 x 1.57")
  • Other features
    • Orientation sensor: No
    • Timelapse recording: No

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