The Powershot SX60HS was released on Sept 15 2014


CHDK ports for SX60hs firmware 100b, 100c, 100f, 100g and 100h are available from the autobuild 1.5.0 release of CHDK 1.5.0


Reviews and Specifications Edit

Specifications Edit

Technical Data

  • Digic 6 image processor
  • DryOS operating system
  • 16.1 megapixel BSI-CMOS sensor, 1/2.3 inch ()
  • 65x wide-angle optical zoom lens (21- 1365mm eq.), F3.4 - F6.5
  • Image stabilization (lens shift-type)
  • Display: 3 inch (7.5 cm) PureColor II VA, vari-angle LCD, 922,000 pixels
  • Electronic viewfinder 922.000 pixels
  • Built-in flash, hot-shoe for E-TTL external flash
  • Video:
    • 1920x1080@60/30 fps, 1280x720@30 fps, 640x480@30 fps
    • Super Slow Motion Video: 640x480@120 fps, 320 x 240@240 fps
  • Video output
    • HDMI output (miniHDMI connector)
    • Optional A/V output (using AVC-DC400ST adaptor via miniUSB -not included-)
  • External microphone
  • Storage: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • WiFi with NFC support
  • Optional Lens Filters: 67mm filters with filter adapter FA-DC67A (not included)
  • Power:
    • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-10L (battery and charger CB-2LCE included)
    • Optional AC adapter ACK-DC80
  • Dimensions: 127.6 x 92.6 x 114.3 mm, Weight: 650g (with battery)

Firmware infoEdit

The use of ver.req to determine your firmare version seems to not work anymore. It is recommended you use the ACID or CameraVersion utilities to determine your firmware version.

CameraVersion v1.3 shows for an European version:

Canon Image Type                : IMG:PowerShot SX60 HS JPEG
Canon Firmware Version          : Firmware Version 1.00
Canon Model ID                  : Unknown (0x3750000)
Firmware Revision               : 1.00 rev 2.00

For DevelopersEdit

General Info:

  • DryOS v2.3, release #0055+p6
  • 32MB ROM, start address 0xfc000000 (bootloader). Firmware starts at 0xfc020000
  • Dancingbits flavor: 14

LED addressesEdit

  • 0xd20b0810 = AF Assist Beam
  • 0xd20b0884 = Green Led

Firmware dumpsEdit


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

Porting ThreadEdit

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