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Magic Lantern adds experimental firmware offering 4K RAW to EOS 5D Mark III Photo

Magic Lantern adds experimental firmware offering 4K RAW to EOS 5D Mark III

Magic Lantern has released an experimental build of their firmware that offers 4K RAW recording on the Canon EOS 5D Mark III. Also within the build is a Live View mode that shoots at 5796x3870 at 7.4 fps, even at faster shutter speeds. This will produce rolling shutter however. Magic Lantern point out that the current build has “plenty of bugs,” but expect that these will be worked out over time.

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Magic Lantern runs Linux on Canon SLR cameras Photo

Magic Lantern runs Linux on Canon SLR cameras

The team at Magic Lantern have successfully managed to make Linux run on a Canon SLR camera. So far, it has been successfully tested to work on EOS 60D, 600D, 7D, 5D Mark II, and 5D Mark III. Previously, Magic Lantern had piggy-backed their software on top of the existing Canon firmware.

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Magic Lantern offers RAW recording to EOS 5D Mk III Photo

Magic Lantern offers RAW recording to EOS 5D Mk III

Magic Lantern has released a continuous raw recording mode for its hack to the Canon 5D Mark III’s firmware. In testing, the camera has been outputting a 1928x850 recording at 24fps. This gives a continuous recording at a data rate to the card of 90MB/s.

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