The Powershot A2500 was released on Jan 2013


CHDK is available for the Powershot A2500 with firmware 1.00A as ALPHA version from the Download page





Technical Data

  • 16.0 Megapixel CCD sensor, 1/2.3 inch
  • 5x optical zoom lens (35mm film equivalent: 28mm - 140 mm) f/2.8 - f/6.9
  • Display: 2.7-inch TFT Color LCD, 230,000 pixels
  • Built-in flash
  • Video: 1280 x 720 (25 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
  • Video output
  • Storage: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Power: Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-11L (Battery and Charger CB-2LF included)
  • Dimensions: 3.85 x 2.20 x 0.82 in. (97.7 x 56.0 x 20.9mm), Weight: 4.41 oz. (125g) with battery

Firmware Info

The use of ver.req to determine your firmare version may not work. It is recommended you use the ACID utility to determine your firmware version.

For Developers

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

LED addresses

#define LED_AF         0xC0223030 //Autofocus LED

#define LED_PR         0xC0220094 //blue LED at the back

Firmware Dumps

  • A2500 firmware version 1.00A by coruele

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

Porting process & links

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