The Canon 2504B025 7MP PowerShot A470, in

The Canon 2504B025 7MP PowerShot A470, in
Part No. 4460B003
Digital, single-lens reflex, AF/AE camera with built-in flash
Recording Media
SD/SDHC/SDXC card, via external media (USB v.2.0 hard drive, or via
Wireless LAN (Eye-Fi card*))
*Canon cameras are not guaranteed to support Eye-Fi card functions,
including wireless transfer. In case of an issue with the Eye-Fi card,
please consult with the card manufacturer. The use of Eye-Fi cards
may not be approved in all regions, or from one region to another,
please contact the card manufacturer for status of approval in the
country/region of use.
Image Format
0.88 x 0.59 in. / 22.3 x 14.9mm (APS-C size)
Compatible Lenses
Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses)
(35mm-equivalent focal length is approx. 1.6x the lens focal length)
Lens Mount
Canon EF mount
High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor
Effective pixels: Approx. 18.0 Megapixels: 5200 (H) x 3462 (V) pixels
Total Pixels
Total pixels: Approx. 19.0 Megapixels: 5432 (H) x 3492 (V) pixels
Aspect Ratio
3:2 (Horizontal: Vertical)
Color Filter System
RGB primary color filters
Low Pass Filter
Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor
Dust Deletion Feature
1. Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
2. Dust Delete Data appended to the captured image
3. Manual cleaning of sensor
Recording Format
Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and Exif 2.3
File Size
1. Large/Fine: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5184 x 3456)
2. Medium/Fine: Approx. 8.00 Megapixels (3456 x 2304)
3. Small 1/Normal: Approx. 4.50 Megapixels (2592 x 1728)
4. Small 2/Fine: Approx. 2.50 Megapixels (1920 x 1280)
5. Small 3/Fine: Approx. 0.35 Megapixels (720 x 480)
6. RAW: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5184 x 3456)
7. M-RAW: Approx. 10.10 Megapixels (3888 x 2592)
8. S-RAW: Approx. 4.50 Megapixels (2592 x 1728)
Exact file sizes depend on the subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.
Backup Recording
File Numbering
Consecutive numbering,
auto reset, manual reset.
Simultaneous Recording
Provided (sRAW+JPEG also
Color Space
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Picture Style
Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User
Def. 1-3
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent
Light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature setting
Auto White Balance
Auto white balance with the image sensor
Color Temperature Compensation
White balance correction: ±9 stops in full-stop increments
White balance bracketing: ±3 stops in full-stop increments
Blue/amber direction or magenta/green direction possible
Color Temperature Information Transmission
Eye-level pentaprism
Vertical/Horizontal approx. 96%
Approx. 0.95x (-1m-1 with 50mm lens at infinity) / 27.0° angle of view
Eye Point
Approx. 22mm (At -1m-1 from eyepiece lens center)
Dioptric Adjustment Correction
-3.0 to +1.0m-1 (diopter)
Focusing Screen
Interchangeable (Ef-D: Grid lines, Ef-S: Point of focus, Ef-A standard
focusing screen provided)
Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60)
Viewfinder Information
AF information (AF points and focus confirmation light), Exposure
information (Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed (always displayed), AE
lock, exposure level, Spot metering circle, exposure warning), Flash
information (Flash ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed
sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light), Image information (Highlight
tone priority (D+), Monochrome shooting, maximum burst (2-digit
display), white balance correction, card information), Electronic level
(Horizontal only), Battery check
Depth Of Field Preview
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
AF Points
9 (Cross-type, Center AF point with dual cross sensor for f/2.8)
AF Working Range
EV 0-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Focusing Modes
Autofocus, One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual
focusing (MF)
Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds
Shutter Speeds
1/8000 to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/250 sec.
AF Point Selection
Automatic selection, manual selection
1/8000 to 30 sec., bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range
varies by shooting mode)
Selected AF Point Display
Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD panel
Shutter Release
Soft-touch electromagnetic release
AF Assist Beam
Small series of flashes fired by built-in flash
Self Timer
10-sec. or 2-sec. delay (self-timer/remote control)
Effective range: Approx. 13.1 ft./4.0m at center, approx. 11.5 ft./3.5m at
Remote Control
For Remote Switch RS-60E3
* With an EOS-dedicated Speedlite attached, the Speedlite's AF-assist
beam is emitted instead.
Auto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentaprism
Metering Modes
Max. aperture TTL metering with 63-zone SPC with the following
selectable modes:
Guide Number
43/13 (ISO 100, in feet/meters)
Evaluative metering (linkable to all AF points)
Partial metering (approx. 6.5% of viewfinder at center)
Spot metering (approx. 2.8% of viewfinder at center)
Center-Weighted average metering
Metering Range
EV 0-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Exposure Control Systems
Program AE (Shiftable), Shutter-priority AE (Safety shift possible),
Aperture-priority AE (Safety shift possible), Manual exposure, Bulb, Full
Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Programmed Image Control modes
(Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait), E-TTL II
Autoflash Program AE (Evaluative metering, Averaged metering)
Recycling Time
Approx. 3 sec.
Flash Ready Indicator
Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder
Flash Coverage
Up to 17mm focal length (equivalent to approx. 28mm in 135 format)
FE Lock
Flash Exposure Compensation
Up to ±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
Zooming to Match Focal Length
ISO Speed Range
ISO 100 - 6400 (in 1/3-stop or whole-stop increments)
Flash Metering
E-TTL II autoflash
- ISO 12800 can be enabled with a Custom Function.
Flash Exposure Compensation
±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
- With [Highlight tone priority], the ISO speed range will be
automatically set within 200-6400.
1. In Creative Zone modes, the maximum settable ISO speed (400-6400)
will vary within the automatic ISO speed range.
2. If overexposure would occur with fill flash, ISO 100 will be the lowest set.
3. In the (P) and Basic Zone modes (except Night Portrait), bounce flash
will be set automatically within ISO 400-1600 (or maximum ISO speed
Exposure Compensation
Manual: ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
AEB: ±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
* Indicated up to ±3 stops on the LCD panel and in the viewfinder.
AE Lock
1. Auto AE lock - In the One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering,
AE lock takes effect when focus is achieved.
2. Manual AE lock - With AE lock button. (AE lock is updated each time
you press the button.) Enabled in all metering modes.
Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds
electronically-controlled 1/8000 to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/250 sec.
1/8000 to 30 sec., bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range
varies by shooting mode) Soft-touch electromagnetic release 10-sec. or
2-sec. delay (self-timer/remote control) For Remote Switch RS-60E3
FE Lock
External Flash Settings
Flash function settings, Flash C.Fn settings
PC Terminal
Drive Modes
Single, high-speed continuous, low-speed continuous, 10-sec. selftimer/ remote control, or 2-sec. self-timer/remote control
Continuous Shooting Speed
High-speed: Max. 5.3 shots/sec. (approx.)
Low-speed: Max. 3.0 shots/sec. (approx.)
Maximum Burst
JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 58
RAW: approx. 16
RAW+JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 7
1. The number of possible shots and maximum burst apply to a 4GB
SD card based on Canon's testing standards.
2. The image file size, number of possible shots, and maximum burst
will vary depending on the shooting conditions (aspect ratio 3:2,
subject, memory card brand, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.).
3. The "F" after the number indicates that continuous shooting is
possible until the card becomes full.
Shooting Modes
(1) Live View shooting
(2) Remote Live View shooting (with a personal computer installed with
EOS Utility)
Autofocus (One-Shot AF)
1. Live mode - One-point, contrast AF. Switching to another AF point
2. Face Detection Live mode - Face Detection, Contrast AF. Face
3. Quick mode - Nine-point, phase-difference AF, same as normal
Display Format
Single image display (Two types of single-image full display and two
types of shooting information display), Index display (4-image index and
9-image index), Jump display (1/10/100 images, shooting date, by
folder, video, stills, rating), AF point display, Histogram (1. Brightness 2.
RGB), Magnify zoom display (1.5x to 10x enabled in 15 steps), Rotated
display (Manual, Auto) Slide Show (Image selection: Playback
according to All images, Date, Folder, Movies, Stills, or Rating; Display
time: 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, or 20 sec.; Repeat: Enable/Disable; Transition
effect: Off, Slide in, Fade 1, Fade 2)
Highlight Alert
With single-image display (Info.) and single-image display,
overexposed highlight areas will blink
Erase protection can be applied/canceled for a single image, all images
in a folder, or all images in the card
Manual focus - Magnify the image by 5x or 10x and focus manually.
Erase single image, erase selected images, erase all images on folder,
erase all images in a card, or erase only unprotected images
Metering Modes
Real-time Evaluative metering with the image sensor
Compatible Printers
PictBridge-compatible printers
Metering Range
EV 0-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
* AE lock possible.
Printable Images
JPEG images compliant to Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and
Exif 2.3 (DPOF printing possible) and RAW images captured with the
* The active metering time can be changed.
* Video footage cannot be printed.
Magnified View
By 5x or 10x at AF point position
Easy Print feature
Grid Display
Provided (Two-type grid displays)
Version 1.1 compatible
Silent Shooting
Provided (Mode 1 and Mode 2)
Compatible Images
Direct image transfer with the camera has been abolished since the
personal computers' OS-based support has become adequate for
image transfers.
TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Custom Functions
Total 20
Monitor Size
Wide 3.0-inch (Screen aspect ratio of 3:2)
Camera User Settings
Register under Mode Dial's setting
Approx. 100%
My Menu Registration
Up to six top-tier menu options and Custom Function settings can be
Viewing angle: Approx. 160°
Brightness Control
7 levels provided
Interface Languages
25 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish,
Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech,
Hungarian, Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai,
Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese)
One Battery Pack LP-E6
AC power can be supplied via AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6
With Battery Grip BG-E9 attached, two battery packs (LP-E6) can be
used. Six AA-size batteries can be used.
Battery Life
1) Camera body only:
Shooting Conditions (Approx.)
Shooting Method
AE 100%
AE 50%, FA 50%
At 73°F/23°C
At 32°F/0°C
At 73°F/23°C
At 32°F/0°C
Viewfinder Shooting
Live View Shooting
2) With Battery Grip BG-E9:
Shooting Conditions (Approx.)
Shooting Method
AE 100%
LP-E6 x 1
AE 50%, FA 50%
Same as (1)
At 73°F/23°C
At 32°F/0°C
At 73°F/23°C
At 32°F/0°C
LP-E6 x 2
Viewfinder Shooting
alkaline batteries
LP-E6 x 1
Same as (1)
At 73°F/23°C
At 32°F/0°C
At 73°F/23°C
At 32°F/0°C
LP-E6 x 2
Live View Shooting
alkaline batteries
The figures above are based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards
Battery Check
Power Saving
Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30 min.
Date/Time Battery
Built-in secondary battery
When fully-charged, the date/time can be maintained for about three months.
Start-up Time
Approx. 0.1 sec. (Based on CIPA testing standards)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 5.69 x 4.17 x 3.09 in./144.5 x 105.8 x 78.6mm
755g / 26.6 oz (CIPA)
675g / 23.8 oz (body only)
Working Temperature Range
Working Humidity Range
85% or less
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