Only a few weeks after Canon finally gave us the 5D Mark III firmware update for clean HDMI out and after the firmware hackers extraordinaire at Magic Lantern announced that raw video from the 5D Mark III is indeed a possibility, they have now managed to squeeze a very impressive 24 frames per second of continuous RAW video recording at 1920×850 pixels 1080p (!) out of said camera. [UPDATE]: complete guide for 5D RAW HERERead more
by Jared Abrams | 22nd December 2010
Renny Hayes posted this video on the Magic Latern Firmware Hack on Vimeo. Philip Bloom is reporting a Magic Lantern Firmware Hack for the Canon Rebel T2i/550D. There is also quite a lot of discussion here on the Cinema 5D Forum. I highly recommend being very cautious with any type of hack prior to any paid work. Here is a rip from his site with the added features from the Firmware Hack. Thank you Trammell Hudson, how about the 7D next? Click here to download the firmware hack. ▪ GUI menus: press the ERASE button to display them ▪ Bit rate control (QScale parameter) for the H.264 encoder ▪ Zebra stripes for overexposed / underexposed areas ▪ Spotmeter, histogram ▪ Cropmarks (16:9, Cinemascope, Fisheye) ▪ Simple intervalometer ▪ Trap Focus: camera takes a picture when something comes in focus ▪ Wireless trigger with the LCD face sensor & your own hand ▪ AE bracketing (like on 5D2 ML) ▪ Rack focus ▪ Stack focus (Live View only) ▪ Lens data computation ▪ Onscreen audio meters ▪ Manual audio gain, selectable input source, disable AGC and digital filters ▪ Display time remaining during video recording ▪ Debug functions (display CMOS temperature, screenshot, logging)Read more
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