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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #225 on: October 19, 2012, 09:52:23 PM »
Im experiencing some weird battery drain issue while the camera is turned off. I havent had this in the earlier versions. I am not sure why. The workaround however is pretty easy, ill not store the battery in the camera when its unused.

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #226 on: October 19, 2012, 09:54:59 PM »
Maybe it's related to this? http://www.magiclantern.fm/bestpractices (second point)

but I couldn't reproduce it on 5Dc.

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #227 on: October 20, 2012, 11:41:24 PM »
Used the 5dc ML beta 4 last night for the first time in real-world application.

Shot about 1100 pics at a concert last night (with Steve Aoki there, cool!). Experienced quite a few bugs, so I'll be fixing those this week. Look forward to a beta 5 coming soon!

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #228 on: October 21, 2012, 12:43:45 AM »
Used the 5dc ML beta 4 last night for the first time in real-world application.

Shot about 1100 pics at a concert last night (with Steve Aoki there, cool!). Experienced quite a few bugs, so I'll be fixing those this week. Look forward to a beta 5 coming soon!


Coutts ... You're also to be congratulated ... ML in 5DC is now a reality.

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #229 on: October 21, 2012, 04:00:11 PM »
Coutts, u r a hero!

For the 5D Classic, would you please add the False color feature as I find it very handy to check portrait exposure
when using TTL flash under backlight situation. It is amazing! The exposure would be spot on and much less
post-production work :)  Tks!

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #230 on: October 21, 2012, 09:08:03 PM »
Coutts, u r a hero!

For the 5D Classic, would you please add the False color feature as I find it very handy to check portrait exposure
when using TTL flash under backlight situation. It is amazing! The exposure would be spot on and much less
post-production work :)  Tks!
I'll look into that when I get time :)

By the way, beta 5 will be coming this week with updated boot code. g3gg0 and jplxpto made the cache_hack boot method work on the 40d, so I'll be adopting that to the 5dc (and fix some bugs I found over the weekend using ML).

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #231 on: October 22, 2012, 07:48:09 PM »
Thanks for the continued support Coutts

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #232 on: October 22, 2012, 08:28:13 PM »
Can someone point me to the right direction with the install issue. I have 5D with firmware 1.1.1 did the firmware update already couple times, but each time I get a blinking blue led and camera never boots up from CF. Any advise is much appreciated. CF used is Extreme III 8GB.

Thanks!

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #233 on: October 22, 2012, 08:41:26 PM »
Can someone point me to the right direction with the install issue.

Format the CF card and copy ML, take out battery and charge it! Try again :-)

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #234 on: October 22, 2012, 08:54:27 PM »
Format the CF card and copy ML, take out battery and charge it! Try again :-)

Thanks, already tried that with formatting card in camera and in windows. Tried with two batteries. Do I supposed to get any message that firmware update was successful? It just shows Firmware loading, screen goes blank and blue led starts blinking every couple seconds.

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #235 on: October 22, 2012, 10:28:44 PM »
Thanks, already tried that with formatting card in camera and in windows. Tried with two batteries. Do I supposed to get any message that firmware update was successful? It just shows Firmware loading, screen goes blank and blue led starts blinking every couple seconds.

The instructions aren't too clear.

On your first install you need to do the firmware update with the file named "5dc.111.card bootable.fir" in the root of the card
This makes your card bootable
next you have to do the firmware update with the "5dc.111.ML install.fir" file (as well as all the other ones needed for ML)
This installs the ML bootflag.

There is no message that it was successful. The blue light should come on steady - like the instructions say. Then you have to remove the battery to re-boot the camera.

Blinking light means something wasn't installed properly.

I'm not sure what the camera does if you do the upgrade firmware process with 2 fir files in the root of the card.
after copying all the files over there, I made sure there was only 1 fir file each time when I did the firmware upgrade process and it worked for me.
 

 

 

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #236 on: October 24, 2012, 12:27:14 AM »
Maybe it's related to this? http://www.magiclantern.fm/bestpractices (second point)

but I couldn't reproduce it on 5Dc.

Yes, turned out I removed the cf card too fast. Problem solved

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #237 on: October 24, 2012, 01:43:10 PM »
The instructions aren't too clear.
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I made sure there was only 1 fir file each time when I did the firmware upgrade process and it worked for me.

Okay, that makes sense - I will give a try later today. Indeed I did this with two files on the card. I thought I might want to do that one by one, but wasn't sure about the order so I didn't do that. Thanks for pointing that out! Perhaps the first post needs to be edited a bit? :)

Cheers!

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #238 on: October 24, 2012, 05:13:01 PM »
Okay, that makes sense - I will give a try later today. Indeed I did this with two files on the card. I thought I might want to do that one by one, but wasn't sure about the order so I didn't do that. Thanks for pointing that out! Perhaps the first post needs to be edited a bit? :)

Cheers!

I think the camera will probably read the file names in alphabetical order - so will only load the "make card bootable" one and never do the "ML bootflag" one.


Coutts said he was making changes to the boot sequence and other bug fixes so I suspect he won't worry too much about installation instructions being accurate until the first non-beta version is released.

I guess us "beta testers" just have to figure it out for ourselves.   :'(


 
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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #239 on: October 25, 2012, 11:51:36 AM »
Wonderful Coutts !
I'm impatient to test your beta 5!
I apologise  for my english.
I'm French and i don't have a good english.
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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #240 on: October 25, 2012, 12:02:03 PM »
Wonderful Coutts, thanks to you I won't need to upgrade my 5Dc because of new gimmicks  :)

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #241 on: October 25, 2012, 05:30:22 PM »
Hi! Im new to this. In the instructions, i need to remove the battery grip but i dont have the battery cover so i cannot use it without the grip. Do i really need to remove the grip before installation? Thanks a lot!

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #242 on: October 25, 2012, 05:34:43 PM »
Yes, you do. If you don't, bad things may happen (VERY BAD THINGS)
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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #243 on: October 25, 2012, 05:37:26 PM »
Yes, you do. If you don't, bad things may happen (VERY BAD THINGS)

Oh i see.. I need to get a battery cover.  :) thanks!

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #244 on: October 25, 2012, 06:06:46 PM »
Hi, i have just registered myself here to say thanks for this firmware!

One question also:
Do you think it will possible make the new feature: watch the shutter count?
Sorry for my bad english.

Thanks a lot.

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #245 on: October 25, 2012, 06:21:28 PM »
Hi, i have just registered myself here to say thanks for this firmware!

One question also:
Do you think it will possible make the new feature: watch the shutter count?
Sorry for my bad english.

Thanks a lot.

Good idea
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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #246 on: October 25, 2012, 10:35:55 PM »
Successfully installed. I'm impressed with features. However it seems that Advanced bracketing is failing to shift exposures beyond +/- 2eV. Can anyone get 5Dc to bracket at 3 or more eV using beta4?

Thanks!

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #247 on: October 25, 2012, 10:39:29 PM »
Use M mode.

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #248 on: October 26, 2012, 11:30:37 AM »
Another success 5Dc ML story here. Registered to say thanks and thanks!

Now my Samyang 35mm f1.4 are as good as 35mm f1.4L with the peep focus!

Just now this comes into my mind.

How about a 2sec shutter for timer? Or customizeable timer.


Btw, serial number 22***** here

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Re: Canon 5D Classic Firmware ** Beta 4 **
« Reply #249 on: October 26, 2012, 11:49:50 AM »
To enable the 2-second timer, just enable MLU and normal self timer.