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The Essentials:

Easy, Enjoyable, Perfect for Everyday

The IXUS 185 Silver compact camerahas a super-slim design that’s easy to carry with you everywhere, everyday. The menu and controls are intuitive and easy- to-use, so you spend less time fussing with settings and more time having fun.

20 Megapixel Sensor

The IXUS 185 Silver is driven by a 20 megapixel CCD sensor and DiG!C 4+ image processor. Together, they deliver consistent, clear and detailed images, even in low-light environments.

8x Optical Zoom Lens and Image Stabilisation

Bring your subjects closer with the camera’s 8x optical zoom. The 28mm – 224mm equivalent focal length allows you to capture nice, wide images for more dynamic compositions. Electronic Image Stabilisation keeps images steady and details sharp, even at higher ends of the zoom range.

Hassle Free Smart Auto Mode

Shooting in Smart Auto mode takes the hassle out of settings, letting the camera do the work for you. Able to detect up to 32 different scene types, the IXUS 185 determines the best exposure and settings for your shooting conditions, delivering great results every time.

One Touch Video Recording

With a dedicated video button, recording beautiful, high-definition video has never been easier. The IXUS 185 records in MP4 format which is perfect for online sharing.

Fun Creative Filters and Photo Modes

The IXUS 185 Silver has a range of different Creative Filters that makes social media photo sharing even more enjoyable. Choose from effects like the Super Vivid filter, poster effect, Fisheye, and more.

2.7 Inch LCD Screen

Rounding out the Canon IXUS 185 is a bright 2.7 inch LCD screenfor easy-to-see photo taking and playback, making the camera a perfect “bring anywhere” all-rounder for everyday use.

IMAGE SENSOR

Type

1/2.3 type CCD

Effective Pixels

Approx. 20.0M

Effective/Total Pixels

Approx. 20.5M

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Type

DIGIC 4+

LENS

Focal Length

5.0 – 40.0mm (35mm equivalent: 28 – 224mm)

Zoom

Optical 8x
ZoomPlus 16x
Digital approx. 4x
Combined approx. 32x

Maximum f/Number

f/3.2 – f/6.9

Construction

8 elements in 7 groups
(1 double-sided aspherical lens)

Image Stabilisation

Electronic Type (Digital IS Mode)

FOCUSING

Type

TTL

AF System/Points

A/AF (Face detection/9-point) 1-point AF
(Fixed to centre)

AF Modes

Single, Continuous (Auto Mode only), Servo AF/AE, Tracking AF

AF Assist Beam

Yes

Closest Focusing Distance

1cm (W) from front of lens in Macro

EXPOSURE CONTROL

Metering Modes

Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF Frame)
Centre-Weighted average, Spot (centre)

Exposure Compensation

+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
I-Contrast for Automatic dynamic range correction

ISO Sensitivity

Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto ISO: 100 – 800

SHUTTER

Speed

1 – 1/2000 sec. (Auto Mode)
15 – 1/2000 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode)

WHITE BALANCE

Type

TTL

Settings

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

LCD MONITOR

Monitor

6.8cm (2.7”) LCD (TFT) Approx. 230,000 dots

Coverage

Approx. 100%

Brightness

Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD available via holding INFO button

FLASH

Modes

Auto, Manual Flash, On/Off, Slow Synchro

Slow Sync Speed

Yes. Fastest Speed 1/2000 sec.

Red-Eye Reduction

Yes

Flash Exposure Compensation

Face Detection FE

Built-in Flash Range

50cm – 3.0m (W)/1.3 – 1.5m (T)

SHOOTING

Modes

Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), P, Portrait, Live View Control, FaceSelf-Timer, Low Light (5.0 MP), Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter

Drive Modes

Easy Auto activated by default
Single, Continuous, Self-Timer

Continuous Shooting

Approx. 0.8 shots/sec.

RECORDING PIXELS/COMPRESSION

Image Size

4:3 – (L) 5152 x 3864, (M1) 3648 x 2736, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480
16:9/ W – (L) 5152 x 2896

Resize option available in Playback

Compression

Fine

Movies

(HD) 1280 x 720, 25 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 29.97 fps

Movie Length

(HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec.
(L) up to 4 GB or 1 hour

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: MPEG4 AAC-LC (monaural)]

OTHER FEATURES

Red-Eye Correction

Yes

Intelligent Orientation Sensor

Yes, with Auto-Rotate

Histogram

Yes, during playback

Playback Zoom

Approx. 2x – 10x

Self-Timer

Approx. 2 or 10 sec. or Custom

Menu Languages

English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Ukrainian, Romanian, Farsi, Malaysian, Hindi, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew

INTERFACE

Computer

Hi-Speed USB Composite connector (mini-B compatible)

Other

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

MEMORY CARD

Type

SD, SDHC, SDXC

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

PC & Macintosh

Windows 10/8.1/8/7 SPI
Mac OS X 10.0/10.10.10/10.11/10.12

SOFTWARE

Other

Camera/Window DC

POWER SOURCE

Batteries

Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery NB-11L/NB-11LH (NB-11LH Battery and Charger supplied)

Battery Life

Approx. 210 shots

Eco Mode: Approx. 285 shots
Playback Mode: Approx. 240 min

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Operating Environment

0 – 40°C, 10 – 90% humidity

Dimensions (W x H x D)

95.2 x 54.3 x 22.1 mm

Weight

Approx. 126g (with battery and memory card)


* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice

Canon IXUS 185 Compact Digital Camera
Battery Pack (NB-11L)
Battery Charger (CB-2LFE)
AC Cable
Wrist Strap (WS-800)

Manufacturer Warranty


This product comes with a

24 month Australian warranty

from Canon Australia

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