Specifications of auxiliary lenses PowerShot A570 IS.
Article ID: ART123774 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015
 

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Specifications of auxiliary lenses PowerShot A570 IS.

Solution

Specifications of auxiliary lenses for PowerShot A570 IS.

Click here for Attaching the Conversion Lens Adapter and Accessory Lenses.

The camera supports use of the separately sold Wide Converter WC-DC52 and Tele-converter TC-DC52A. In order to attach these lenses, you also need to use the separately sold Conversion Lens Adapter LA-DC52G.

Wide Converter WC-DC52

Use this converter for taking wide-angle shots. The wide converter changes the focal length of the camera body's lens by a factor of 0.7x (the thread diameter is 58 mm).

Magnification Approx. 0.7x
Focusing Range (from front of lens) 21 cm (8.3 in.) - infinity (W)
Thread Diameter 52 mm standard filter thread
Max. Diameter x Length 58.0 mm x 30.5 mm (2.28 x 1.20 in.)
Weight Approx. 74 g (2.61 oz.)


Tele-converter TC-DC52A

This lens is used for taking telephoto shots. The lens changes the focal length of the camera body's lens by a factor of 1.75x. (the thread diameter is 52 mm).

Magnification Approx. 1.75x
Focusing Range (from front of lens) 1.4 m (4.6 ft.) - infinity (T)
Thread Diameter 52 mm standard filter thread
Max. Diameter x Length 55.2 x 46.7 mm (2.17 x 1.84 in.)
Weight Approx. 86 g (3.03 oz.)

Conversion Lens Adapter LA-DC52G

This is a lens adapter required for attaching the wide converter and tele-converter (52 mm thread diameter).

LA-DC52G Specifications

Thread Diameter 52 mm standard filter thread
Max. Diameter x Length 55.7 x 38.6 mm (2.19 x 1.45 in.)
Weight Approx. 14 g (0.49 oz.)

  • When attaching the wide converter or tele-converter, be sure to screw it on securely. If they come loose, they may fall from the lens adapter, posing risk of injury from shattered glass.
  • Never look into the sun or into strong light through the viewfinder when attaching the wide converter or tele-converter, as this can result in blindness or impairment of vision.
  • If you use the flash when shooting with these attachments, the outer area of the recorded image (especially lower right corner) will come out relatively dark.
  • When using the wide converter, please set the camera to the wide angle end.
  • If you use the viewfinder for shooting, a portion of the view will be blocked by these attachments. Please use the LCD monitor.
  • It is not possible to attach a lens hood or filter to the wide converter or tele-converter.

Attaching the Lenses and Conversion Lens Adapter.

1. Be sure that the camera is turned off.

2. Press the release button and hold it down (), and turn the ring in the direction of the arrow ().

3. When the mark on the camera and the mark on the ring are aligned, lift off the ring.

4. Align the mark on the conversion lens adapter with the mark on the camera, and then turn the adapter in the direction of the arrows as far as the mark on the camera.

5. Set the lens on the adapter, and turn it in the indicated direction to attach it securely.

  • Completely remove all dust and dirt from conversion lenses with a lens blower brush before use. The camera may focus on any dirt that remains.
  • Be careful when handling the lenses since it is easy to get finger prints on them.
  • Be careful not to drop the camera or adapter when removing the ring.
  • When using these lens attachments, you should not shoot images in (Stitch Assist) mode. It will not be possible to use the PhotoStitch software from your computer to accurately stitch the images together.

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