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The Powershot SX170IS was released on Aug 2013


CHDK is available for the Powershot SX170IS with firmware 1.00A and 1.01A as ALPHA version from the Download page



Technical DataEdit

  • Digic IV image processor
  • DryOS operating system
  • Sensor: 16 million effective pixels, 1/2.3 CCD (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
  • Max image size: 4608 x 3456
  • 16x optical zoom lens, 28-448mm (35mm equiv), F3.5 - F5.9
  • 4x digital zoom
  • ISO 100/200/400/800/1600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Fixed 3 inch LCD, 230,000 pixels.
  • Video: H.264 MOV (QuickTime)
  • Video formats: 1280x720 @30/@25 fps (HD), 640x480 @30 fps
  • Interfaces: Hi-speed USB
  • Storage: SD/SDHC/SDXC
  • Power: Li-Ion battery (NB-6LH)
  • Weight (with batteries): 251g (8.85 oz)
  • Dimensions: 108.0 x 71.0 x 43.9 mm (4.25 x 2.80 x 1.73 in)

Firmware info Edit

For DevelopersEdit

General info:Edit

  • DryOS v2.3, release #0052
  • FW start address: 0xFF810000

LED addresses Edit

0xC0220120   Green LED
0xC0223030   AF

Available firmware dumpsEdit


Download location for firmware dumps:
P&S firmware dumps mirror

Porting process & linksEdit

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