Changing the Number of Recording Pixels

Article ID: ART164178 | Date published: 01/05/2016 | Date last updated: 01/05/2016


Changing the Number of Recording Pixels


Choose the image’s number of recording pixels from 5 levels.
The procedure is shown on a PowerShot ELPH 180 / IXUS 175 for the purposes of explanation. The position and shape of the operation buttons, screens displayed, and setting items may differ according to the model you use.
*It may not be possible to change the image resolution depending on the shooting mode. For a list of shooting modes in which the resolution can be changed, please refer to the table at the end of the page.

  • The procedure for changing the recording pixels is explained below.

1. Turn the camera on.

2. Press the [ ] button to display the menu items, and then press the [ ] , [ ] buttons to select [Recording pixels].

  • If the default settings have not been changed, [L] is displayed. If the recording pixels have been changed, the changed setting is displayed.

3. Press the [ ] button to access the setting screen, press the [ ] , [ ] buttons to select the recording pixels, and the press the [ ] button.

The recording pixels can be changed in the shooting modes shown in the table below.
Recording PixelsShooting Mode
/ / / / / / / / /
(Fix) / *1
(Fix) / / / /
*1 : PowerShot ELPH 180 / IXUS 175 only.

Number of Still Images / Length of Movies That Can Be Recorded on a Memory Card (PowerShot ELPH 180 / IXUS 175)



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