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Unlock your Canon

Discussion in 'Through-the-Lens Club' started by havensal, Jul 10, 2008.


  1. havensal

    havensal
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    I found something interesting in Pop. Sci.

    http://chdk.wikia.com/wiki/CHDK

    THis unlocks a bunch of features most Canon P&S and some DSLR cameras. Like:

    Here is a list of models.

    Basicaly you have to check your firmware version, download a new version and run it off the card. From what I can tell, no changes are made in the camera itself. Here's the instructions.
    http://chdk.wikia.com/wiki/CHDK_for_Dummies


    Here is a link to the download.
    http://www.zshare.net/download/13163755c4a0473f/
    I had some problems the first time I tried to download. I had to skip an ad or two to actually get the file.


    I haven't really used this much yet, but so far it looks cool. :cool:
     
  2. Glkster19

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    Let me know how it works for ya. I've got an SX100IS and the max recording of video is 3 minutes. That alone would be great to make that longer.