Canon G11 Accessories

First published on: Friday, 11 September 2009

The accessories chart for the Canon PowerShot G11 starts on Page 38 of the Canon G11 Manual.

Canon G11

Here’s a screen capture of the said chart (click to view larger):

Canon G11 Accessories Chart

Accessories supplied with the camera

See “What’s in the Box” for details of accessories supplied with the US version of the G11 package.

Canon G11 -- Included Accessories

Neck Strap NS-DC9
Lithium-ion Battery Pack NB-7L (with Terminal Cover) Lithium-ion Battery Pack NB-7L (with Terminal Cover)
Canon CB-2LZ Battery Charger for the Canon NB-7L Lithium Ion Battery Pack Battery Charger CB-2LZ / CB-2LZE for the Canon NB-7L Lithium Ion Battery Pack
Digital Camera Solution Disk
Canon AV Cable AVC-DC400 AV Cable AVC-DC400 Lets you connect the G11 to the Video IN and Audio IN jacks on your TV or other video unit.
Canon USB Cable IFC-400PCU USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU Allows for connection to Canon PictBridge Compliant Printers such as the SELPHY range of compact photo printers and PIXMA inkjet printers.

Optional accessories which can be separately purchased

Canon ACK-DC50 AC Power Adapter Kit AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC50, which consists of Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700, DC Coupler DR-50 and Power Cord. Allows you to use a household electrical power source if you intend to use the G11 for an extended period of time. Note that this kit cannot be used to charge a battery in the camera. Full instructions for using this kit starts at page 162 of the G11 user manual.
SD / SDHC Memory Storage Cards SD / SDHC Memory Storage Cards Refer to Rob Galbraith’s SD / SDHC card write speed tests (done on a Nikon D90) to get an idea on the relative write and read speeds of different brands of cards. See the latest SDHC cards that are available.
Memory Card Readers Memory card readers
Canon HF-DC1 High Power Flash High Power Flash HF-DC1 A compact and lightweight slave flash that gets triggered by the light pulses from the camera’s internal flash, giving you greater illumination power when compared to using just the internal flash on its own. Uses a single CR123 / CR123A battery.
Canon Speedlite Flash Units Speedlite 220EX, 270EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 580EX, 580EX II. Get one of these external flash if you want better quality of illumination than what the camera’s internal flash can offer, of if you want to start experimenting with off-camera lighting.
Canon Speedlite L Bracket SB-E2 Canon Speedlite L Bracket SB-E2 The Off Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3 is supplied with this bracket, which “… helps to justify the price”, according to the user review by C. SKILLICORN at the Amazon.co.uk page for this item. At the time of writing, the SB-E2 is not sold in the US. Here is a photo of a Canon 1D Mark III plus 580EX II Speedlite mounted on the Canon SB-E2 bracket — read more at Canon.com. Photo of the Canon 1D Mark III plus 580EX II Speedlite mounted on the Canon SB-E2 bracket
Canon Off Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3 Off Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3 Lets you position your Speedlite flash off-camera up to a distance of 60 cm (2 feet).
Canon STE2 Speedlite Transmitter Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2 Lets you wirelessly control slave / remote Speedlite flashes (with the exception of the 220EX and 270EX models).
Canon MT-24EX Macro Twin Lite Flash Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX Flash Additionally, you’ll need to purchase Conversion Lens Adapter LA-DC58K, Off Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3 and Bracket BKT-DC1 in order to properly attach and use this macro flash with the G11.
Canon MR-14EX Macro Ring Lite Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX Additionally, you’ll need to purchase Conversion Lens Adapter LA-DC58K, Off Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3 and Bracket BKT-DC1 in order to properly attach and use this macro flash with the G11.
Canon BKT-DC1 Speedlite Bracket Bracket BKT-DC1 This is needed to attach the Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX and Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX flashes to the G11.
Canon TC-DC58D Tele Converter Lens Canon TC-DC58D Tele Converter Lens Extends the maximum telephoto focal length reach of the G11 by 1.4x, from 140mm to 196mm (140 x 1.4, in 35mm terms). You’ll need to also purchase the Conversion Lens Adapter LA-DC58K for proper attachment to the G11. Page 164 of the G11 manual walks you through attaching the TC lens, required camera settings and recommended zoom range.
Canon LA-DC58K Conversion Lens Adapter Conversion Lens Adapter LA-DC58K This adapter is required for attaching Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX and Tele-converter TC-DC58D to the G11. Page 163 of the G11 owner’s manual explains how to use the adapter.
Canon RAK-DC2 Ring Accessory Kit Ring Accessory Kit RAK-DC2 Purely a cosmetic accessory, this kit contains three lens rings of different colors. Page 165 of the G11 manual has the details.
Canon Remote Switch RS60-E3 Remote Switch RS60-E3 Lets you release the shutter without having to touch the camera, thereby minimizing the risk of camera shake. Connection is via a cable / wire. Refer to Page 166 of the G11 manual for instructions. BULB exposures, unfortunately, cannot be taken with the G11.
Canon Underwater Housing / Waterproof Case WP-DC34 Canon Underwater Housing / Waterproof Case WP-DC34 Lets you submerge the G11 underwater up to depths of 40 meters (130 ft.), or to protect the camera when shooting in the rain, at the beach or on ski slopes.
Canon Waterproof Case Weight WW-DC1 Canon Waterproof Case Weight WW-DC1 Four pieces of weight, plastic pins and weight securing screws are included in this package, and is designed to prevent your camera plus waterproof case from floating away while you’re submerged underwater.
Soft Case SC-DC65 series
Canon HTC-100 Mini-HDMI Cable Mini-HDMI Cable HTC-100 Lets you connect the G11 to the HDMI terminal on a High Definition TV (HDTV) for viewing still photographs or video clips shot with the camera.
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