Canon G9 Manual — PDF Now Available For Download

First published on: Monday, 8 November 2010

Canon G9

The English Language Canon G9 user manual / operating instructions (Canon calls it the “Canon PowerShot G9 Camera User Guide”) is now online and available for download at (right-click and save the user guide to your hard drive).

Canon G9 Manual

If the download link didn’t work for you, go to the Brochures & Manuals download section for the Canon PowerShot G9 on Canon USA and manually locate the file, titled, “PSG9_CUG_EN.pdf PowerShot G9 Camera User Guide”.

Unlike Nikon, Canon allows you to freely print the G9 owner’s handbook as there is no password protection built into the PDF. There is a watermark displayed on each page though, and re-saving or copying portions of the manual does require a password.

The file size of 275-page Canon G9 Adobe Acrobat PDF document is 6.4 MB (Megabytes).

The guide discusses the features of the G9 and how to use the camera.

It also describes the use of, and camera settings for several optional accessories. The page references are:

Pages 236 through 239: Attaching the Tele-converter TC-DC58C and Conversion Lens Adapter LA-DC58H.

Attaching Tele-converter TC-DC58C and Conversion Lens Adapter LA-DC58H, as documented on pages 236 through 239 of the Canon G9 manual

Pages 242 through 250: Using an externally mounted Canon flash.

Canon Speedlite flash units for the PowerShot G9

The manual mentions the following Speedlite flash units: HF-DC1, 220EX, 430 EX (superseded by the newer 430EX II) and 580EX II. Although not mentioned in the manual, the new 270EX flash is also compatible with the G9.

Using an externally mounted Canon Speedlite flash, as documented on pages 242 through 250 of the Canon G9 user manual

Here’s a list of related photography books, DVDs and media that you might want to refer to for a tutorial-based approach to learning how to take great digital photos with the Canon G9:

  1. Digital Photography Secrets — Starts off with a free e-course on the basics of great photography.

  2. Popular Canon books and other printed literature and reading material in the Arts & Photography and Books section on

  3. DVDs on Photography and Photography Tutorials.

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