» Archive for the ‘Magic Lantern Firmware’ Category

18Mar Canon 5d mark III 1.2.3 firmware Magic Lantern support

One of the main reasons I haven’t been using Magic Lantern on my 5d mark III bodies is that up until recently using Magic Lantern on the 5dmkIII meant you needed to downgrade the older 1.1.3 firmware on your camera to get things working. While raw video is a novel concept, I haven’t found it all that […]

17Feb Canon EOS-M questions answered

I finally got my Canon EOS-M body back so I thought I’d take the opportunity to test a few things out and answer a few of the questions that have been coming in about the camera. To make sure everything is up to date, I went ahead and downloaded the latest nightly build of Magic […]

21Jan Canon EOS-M down to $234

If you are in the market for a really low price camera, second camera, or danger cam for filming, the EOS-M body is now down to $234 on ebay and $237 on amazon. The EOS-M can be adapted to just about any lens including old FD lenses like the Canon FD 35-105mm f3.5 and the Canon […]

24Dec Canon 5d mark III still at $2638

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III saw a price spike over the first few months of Magic Lantern’s RAW video exploit, but now it seems the prices are starting to settle out.  Sites like B&H are selling the 5d mark III for $2699 with free shipping and even the somewhat infamous Bigvalueinc on ebay is only offering […]

15May Canon 5d mark III with 1080p Raw video thanks to Magic Lantern

A few days ago the Magic Lantern team announced the breakthrough of RAW video capture using the Canon 5d Mark III. The first announcement only offered the ability to record about 60 frames in DNG format. Although interesting, 2 seconds of shooting time isn’t very practical. A day later they announced a workaround that would […]

03Jan Magic Lantern alpha version 2 for the Canon 7d

The second 7d Magic Lantern alpha release is out and it looks like they’ve add a few more items to the menus. Here’s the list of new features: Advanced Bracketing (HDR) Intervalometer Audio tags Bit Rate manipulation [EXPERIMENTAL] Modify card flush rate for higher bit rates [EXPERIMENTAL] Modify GOP size (down to ALL-I or up to […]

29Nov Magic Lantern 2.3 battery grip testing

I’ve been spending a bit of time with the Canon 7d running the Magic Lantern Alpha firmware update and so far it’s been working pretty well. I know that many people have reported issues running Magic Lantern firmware when using a battery grip, so over the past few weeks I’ve been testing it on both the […]

30Oct Canon 7d Magic Lantern Alpha firmware update

It only took one month from the time the Magic Lantern team announced the Canon 7d hack solution to the day they were able to release the alpha version of Magic Lantern for the 7d. The progress so far looks good. Even though this is only an alpha, the team has already managed to incorporate some of […]

19Sep Magic Lantern on the 7d, update video posted

The Magic Lantern 7d port is coming along nicely. Here’s a quick video demoing some of the features the ML team already has working. I’m very excited about this port, hopefully the alpha test firmware will be released soon. I’ll keep you posted.

18Sep Magic Lantern Finally on its way for the Canon 7d!

This from Canon Rumors. Looks like the Magic Lantern Team has finally found a way to install there firmware update on the Canon 7d. ML team member g3gg0 found a way to install the update on the 7d using the  autoexec.bin code. According to Magic Lantern: The first analysis shows that porting is straightforward (more or less), and […]