Shooting Movies, and Playing Back Movies using the PowerShot SX210 IS.

Article ID: ART106920 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


This section describes how to shoot and play back movies.

Shooting Movies

1. Press the <Power> button on the camera.

2. The following screen appears.

The maximum shooting duration appears on the [LCD Monitor].

If it does not appear, press the <DISP.> button () several times.

3. Point the camera at the subject, and turn the <Zoom Lever> to compose the shot.


You can use the [Optical Zoom] or [Digital Zoom] while shooting movies.

4. Press the <Movie Button> () to start shooting.

The camera will beep once, recording will start, and [Elapsed Time] and [Rec] appear on the [LCD Monitor].

Once shooting begins, take your finger off the <Movie Button>.

If you change the composition of your shot during shooting, the focus, brightness and tone will automatically adjust.


  • Do not touch the <Microphone> during shooting.
  • Please note that the sounds of camera operation are also recorded during shooting.

5. Press the <Movie Button> () again to stop shooting.

The camera will beep twice and stop shooting the movie.

The movie will record to the memory card.


  • Shooting will automatically stop when the memory card fills.
  • Recording may stop even if the maximum clip length has not been reached on some memory cards. SD Speed Class 4 or higher memory cards are recommended.

Playing Back Movies

6. Press the <Playback> () button.

7. The last image you shot appears.

() appears on the movies.

To select a movie, turn the <Control Dial> or operate the <directional buttons> left or right to display the movie that you want to play back.

Press the <FUNC./SET> () button.

8. The following screen appears.

Check that [Play Movie] () is selected.

Press the <FUNC./SET> () button, and the movie will be played back.

9. While the movie is being played back, if you press the <FUNC./SET> () button, the movie will be paused, and the control panel will appear.

Turn the <Control Dial> or operate the <directional buttons> left or right to select [Play] ().

Operate the <directional buttons> up or down to adjust the sound volume.

Press the <FUNC./SET> () button to restart the playback.

  • You can adjust the sound volume even while a movie is being played back by operating the <directional buttons> up or down.
  • You can use your computer to play back movies. For details, please refer to the following pages.



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