Using the PowerShot SX1 IS overseas.

Article ID: ART104527 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


This digital camera can be used overseas. Please refer to the following things when you plan to use it overseas.

The dedicated AC adapter kit and battery charger can connect to power sources with voltages of between AC100V and 240V (50 / 60Hz).

You need to use a power adapter when you plug in your camera or the battery charger in areas using different types of power outlets. (There might be cases where the power outlet types differ within a country depending on the area.) For information about power adapters, consult with a local travel agency or home appliance shops.

An example of how to plug the battery charger into the power outlet (using a power adapter)

Battery charger this applies to all Canon Digital Camera battery chargers including those that charge AA type Ni-MH batteries.

Power adapter (The configuration differs between countries or areas. Purchase one that is used in your travel destination.)

Power outlet (The configuration differs between countries or areas.)


  • When you connect the compact power adapter or battery charger to an electrical transformer for overseas travel, it might cause malfunctions, overheating, fire, electric shock, or injury, so please do not make such connections.
  • Use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended. This product is designed to achieve optimal performance when used with genuine Canon accessories.Canon shall not be liable for any damage to this product and / or accidents such as fire, etc., caused by the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories (e.g., a leakage and / or explosion of a battery pack). Please note that this warranty does not apply to repairs arising from the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories, although you may request such repairs on a chargeable basis.



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