The Powershot A490.
CHDK is available as beta version for the Powershot A490 with firmware 1.00F from the Autobuild Server.
The <Alt> key for the A490 is the PLAY button (short / long press).
- Digic III image processor
- DryOS operating system
The ver.req file method could be used to gather firmware information about this camera model.
Ver.req First Page Data:
- To get the fw version, CameraVersion or the ACID tool can be used to extract the fw version from an image file taken by the camera.
This section describes special CHDK-related things...
- To get the camera's firmware version read this FAQ section; you may use CameraVersion or the ACID tool to get the fw version from an image file.
- The <Alt> key for the A490 is the PLAY button (short / long press)
0xC0220088 Green state LED 0xC0220080 AF LED
Available firmware dumps
- Firmware 1.00F (by alex3000, dumped with CBasic udumper): zshare dl link
- Firmware 1.00E
- Firmware 1.00D (by snowsnapshots): rapidshare dl link
Download location for firmware dumps:
- Please report issues with the A490 or ask development related questions here: A490 porting thread
History & News on A490:
- (05-Jan-2010) Canon press release of new camera