How do I shoot movies? (PowerShot ELPH 520 HS / ELPH 110 HS, IXUS 500 HS / 125 HS)

Article ID: ART134490 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


How do I shoot movies? (PowerShot ELPH 520 HS / ELPH 110 HS, IXUS 500 HS / 125 HS)


The details on how to shoot movies are described below.
You can press the movie button, and the camera will start recording movies automatically.
Please note that if movies are shot over a long period of time, the temperature of the camera may increase. This is not a malfunction.
  • Do not touch the
  • If buttons other than the ) are operated during shooting, the operation sound will also be recorded.
  • The position and shape of the operation buttons, screens displayed, and setting items may differ according to the model you use.

Shooting standard movies

1. Press the

2. The following screen appears.

The maximum shooting duration appears on the [LCD Monitor].
If it does not appear, press the <
> button several times.

3. Point the camera at the subject, and turn the

4. Press the ) to start shooting.

When the camera starts shooting,
[Elapsed Time] and
[Rec] appear on the [LCD Monitor].
Once shooting begins, take your finger off the ).

5. Press the ) 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 6 or higher memory cards are recommended.
  • For details on the number of movies that can be recorded on one memory card, please see following.

Changing the movie mode to shoot movies (iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie)

You can change the movie mode to [iFrame Movie] or [Super Slow Motion Movie] to shoot movies.
For details on the movie modes, please see the following table.
Movie ModeDescription
) iFrame Movie
You can shoot movies that are to be edited with software or devices that support iFrame*1. The recording pixel count is fixed to (
) Super Slow Motion Movie
You can shoot fast-moving subjects and play back movies in slow motion.
*1 Video type advocated by Apple.

  • In [iFrame Movie] (
    ), and [Super Slow Motion Movie] (
    ) modes, you can press the
  • In [Super Slow Motion Movie] (
    ), zooming is not available during recording, even if you move the zoom lever.

1. Set the ), and then press the

2. Press the ) button.

3. The following screen appears.

Operate the ) will be displayed.)
Press the ) button.

4. The following screen appears.

Operate the
Then, press the ).

5. If the following icon appears, the setting is complete.



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