Non-Video Canon 50D from 2008 Hacked to Shoot RAW Video with Magic Lantern. By Joe Marine (3 Videos)

Posted: 05/28/2013 in Uncategorized

Posted by Joe Marine on May 27, 2013 • 


“This is something you don’t see everyday: a camera that couldn’t even shoot video back in August 2008, is now shooting RAW video with the newer Magic Lantern hack! It seems the APS-C Canon 50D, which contains a CF card slot, is a much more capable video DSLR that it would have appeared at first glance. The tech inside the 50D looks like it borrows a lot more from its higher-end siblings, like the 5D Mark II, and it’s possible we may actually get better RAW video quality out of the 50D than we do out of any of the non-CF Canon cameras. Check out some samples below.

There has been a lot of development in the Magic Lantern Forum, here is Julian’s first test with the 50D. He’s getting reliable recording without frame skipping at 1592 x 720:”

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