Canon IXUS 1100 HS (ELPH 510 HS)

Canon IXUS 1100 HS (ELPH 510 HS) is a compact digital camera which offers an excellent 12.1 Megapixels images sensor to capture images with amazing detail, making possible large, crisp prints. It also has 12x Optical Zoom that lets you get close of your subject including 28mm wide-angle lens and Optical Image Stabilizer. The camera features a DIGIC 4 Image Processor, Full HD 1080p Video Recording with Stereo Sound, High-Speed Burst Mode, and 3.2-inch LCD Touchscreen. The Canon IXUS 1100 HS (ELPH 510 HS) measures (W x H x D) 3.90 x 2.32. x 0.86 in/99.0 x 58.9 x 21.9 mm with weight Approx. 7.27oz / 206g (Including battery and memory card) or Approx. 6.46oz / 183g (camera body only).

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Canon IXUS 1100 HS Features

12.1 Megapixel CMOS Images sensor

Canon IXUS 1100 HS offers a 12.1 Megapixel CMOS images sensor to enhance sensitivity which produce bright and clear photos with minimal noise and maximum detail without use a flash or tripod in low-light conditions even in highlight and shadow areas. This camera also utilizing a DIGIC 4 Image Processor which actively reduces noise of your images and has high-speed performance in image processing. The Canon IXUS 1100 HS also has 12x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle Lens to provide outstanding optical performance and versatility, so you can get close to capture image of far subject. Featuring an Optical Image Stabilizer, the Canon IXUS 1100 HS can be reduce camera shake and vibration that make your images more sharp, detail and crisp.


Full HD 1080p Video Recording

Featuring an advanced CMOS images sensor and DIGIC 4 Image Processor, the Canon IXUS 1100 HS allow you to record Full HD 1080p Video with stereo sound in crisp and clear high definition. You can shoot the Full HD 1080p video at 24fps and also shoot a 720p HD video at 30fps which can be save in MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (stereo)) format. In addition, you can also use a High-Speed Burst mode which allows you to capture images in high speeds up to 7.8fps and Super Slow Motion mode which allows you to record video clips at a very high speed up to 240fps. It is perfect modes to capture images in sporting events or fast moving subject. The Canon IXUS 1100 HS also comes with HDMI output and CEC which easy to share you image and video to your HDTV using an HDMI cable.


3.2-inch LCD Touchscreen

The camera also offers a 3.2-inch PureColor LCD Touchscreen with high resolution up to 461,000 dots which make it is easy to view and frame your images. The PureColor technology provides an excellent contrast with rich, true-to-life color. The LCD screen also allows you to see your images without color shifts and with minimal reflections from wide angle – above, below or to either side. It also offers a scratch-proof hard coating and a dust-repellent fluorine coating to ensure a durable screen that dependably displays clear, vibrant images with wide aspect ratio (16:9) to provides ample room for information icons and touch buttons including Touch Shutter function lets you to release the shutter right from the screen.

Smart AUTO

The Canon IXUS 1100 HS has a Smart AUTO features which allows users to take great shot as simple as pressing the shutter button. The Smart AUTO automatically use 32 predefined shooting situations to detect scenes by assessing various factors in both the background and the subject including Advanced Subject Detection features which allows the camera to detect and track non-human moving subjects such as animals and vehicles. So it will ensure the camera to capture the best images and video.


Additional Features

+ Face Detection Technology including Smart Shutter
+ Special Scene Modes
+ Best Image Selection



Compact digital still camera w/ built-in flash, 12x Optical Zoom & 4x Digital & 48x Combined Zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer

Image Capture Device

Type 12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS

Total Pixels Approx. 12.8 Megapixels

Effective Pixels Approx. 12.1 Megapixels


Focal Length
5.0 (W) – 60.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) – 336 (T) mm)

Digital Zoom
Approx. 4.0x (Up to approx. 48x in combinations with the optical zoom)

Focusing Range
Auto: 0.4 in. (1 cm) – infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1 m) – infinity (T)

Normal AF: 2.0 in. (5cm) – infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1m) – infinity (T)

Macro AF: 0.4 in. – 1.6 ft. (1-50cm) (W)

Autofocus System TTL Autofocus


Optical Viewfinder N/A

LCD Monitor 3.2-inch wide TFT Color Touch Panel LCD with wide viewing angle

LCD Pixels Approx. 461,000 dots

LCD Coverage Approx. 100%

Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture f/3.4 (W) – f/5.9 (T)

Shutter Speed
1-1/4000 sec.

15-1/4000 sec. (Total shutter speed range)

Exposure Control

Sensitivity Auto, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600/3200 (in P mode)

Light Metering Method Evaluative, Center weighted average, Spot

Exposure Control Method AE Lock

Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

White Balance

White Balance Control
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom


Built-in Flash
Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off

Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect

Flash Range
12 in. – 10.2 ft. (30 cm-3.1 m) (W), 3.3 – 5.6 ft. (1.0 – 1.7 m) (T)

Recycling Time 10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)

Flash Exposure Compensation N/A

Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes
Auto*1, P, Movie Digest, Portrait, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter*2, High-Speed Burst, Best Image Selection, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie

*1 Scenes are automatically determined (Smart AUTO)
*2 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer

Photo Effects
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*

*Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available

Self Timer
Approx. 10-sec. delay, Approx. 2-sec. delay, custom*

*Delay time (0-15sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified)

Wireless Control N/A

Continuous Shooting
Approx. 3.3 shots/sec. (in P Mode)
Approx. 7.8 shots/sec. (in High-speed Burst mode)

Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Approx. 1.2 shots/sec. (in Low Light mode)

Approx. 0.9 shots/sec. (in P Mode)

+ Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically
+ Differs depending on the zoom position

Image Storage

Storage Media
SD Memory Card, SDHC memory Card, SDXC Memory Card , Eye-Fi

File Format
Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 compliant

Image Recording Format Normal, Fine

JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)

Video: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (stereo))

Number of Recording Pixels
Large: 4000 x 2248
Medium 1: 2816 x 1584
Medium 2: 1920 x 1080
Small: 640 x 360

Large: 4000 x 2664
Medium 1: 2816 x 1880
Medium 2: 1600 x 1064
Small: 640 x 424

Large: 4000 x 3000
Medium 1: 2816 x 2112
Medium 2: 1600 x 1200
Small: 640 x 480

Large: 2992 x 2992
Medium 1: 2112 x 2112
Medium 2: 1200 x 1200
Small: 480 x 480

Playback Specifications

Playback Modes File
Still Images & Video:
Auto Rotate, Transition Effects, Scroll Display, Active Display, Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Movie Digest, Filtered Playback, Slideshow

Still Images:
Single, Index (6-130 thumbnails), Magnification (2x-10x), Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Trimming, Resize, My Colors, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning

Normal Playback*1, Slow Motion*2, Skip Backward*3, Previous Frame*4, Next Frame*4, Skip forward*3

+ Displays playback position and shooting time

Using the software included with the camera (ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser), there are 8 levels (1/8x to 1x) of playback speed possible on a computer

*1Audio settings available in 5 levels
*25 levels (including normal playback), sound not available
*3Approximately 4 seconds
*4Rewind and Fast-forward are also available

Erasing Specifications

Erase Modes
Select image, select range, all images (all filtered images)

+ The image data in the memory card stored with the design rule for camera file systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).


Computer Interface
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB (dedicated female connector with unified type of digital, audio and video) mini-B compatible.

Video Out
NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)

Mini-HDMI connector

Audio Out
Stereo (dedicated connector (female) unified type of digital, audio, and video)

Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera’s USB 2.0 Hi-speed cable

Power Source
Battery Pack NB-9L, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (included with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC70)

Shooting Capacity Approx. 170 shots

Playback Time Approx. 4 hours

Physical Specifications

Operating Temperature 32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity 10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.90 x 2.32. x 0.86 in / 99.0 x 58.9 x 21.9 mm

Approx. 7.27 oz / 206 g (Including battery and memory card)

Approx. 6.46 oz / 183 g (camera body only)






See also: Canon | Digital Camera

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