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garymadison

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #225 on: December 12, 2014, 10:42:31 PM »
SloMo was never explained as a normal condition, makes sense.
Do you have the same LCD playback issues? LCD updates look wavy in playback but the files survive?

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #226 on: December 12, 2014, 11:26:17 PM »
Playback does not look normal in camera, it is slow, low resolution and "wavy" as you say. This limitation is due to CPU speed. Canon playback is done via dedicated hardware that we either can't use for our purposes or don't know how to fully utilize, so we are limited to using the CPU for playback, which is incredibly slow.

RAW video playback is actually incredibly computationally intensive, so much so that even  a high end desktop CPU would have trouble. Realtime playback is typically achieved using GPU acceleration.

garymadison

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #227 on: December 13, 2014, 01:13:44 AM »
Got it.
Thanks.
Makes complete sense.

garymadison

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #228 on: December 20, 2014, 08:36:37 PM »
Hi

Is there a thread for Magic Zoom?
In my MkII the focus box does not appear.
Magic Zoom is Grey in the menu.

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #229 on: December 20, 2014, 09:52:16 PM »
If the menu is greyed out, does it say something at the bottom?

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #230 on: December 21, 2014, 12:18:58 PM »
Hi
This is what the display reads at the bottom.

Zoom Box for checking focus. Can be used while recording.
Press INFO (outside Magic Lantern menu) to turn Canon displays off.

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #231 on: December 21, 2014, 02:54:43 PM »
Did you try doing what it says?

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #232 on: December 21, 2014, 05:16:48 PM »
Hi

I believe so.
It was working via Focus Ring and
Half-shutter.
What should I do?

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #233 on: December 22, 2014, 12:41:44 AM »
You need to provide more information about your settings, what exactly you're trying to do (video? raw video? photo?), what exactly you've already tried that didn't work, it's impossible to troubleshoot from your very sparse description.

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #234 on: December 22, 2014, 01:12:53 PM »
I have just upgraded to the Latest Nightly Build.  I was using the original 2.3 but after the upgrade, the help file does not display whenever I press the INFO button. Am I missing something?  Thanks!

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #235 on: December 22, 2014, 01:19:04 PM »
Sure. You missed to read the text above "Browse Nightly Builds" button.

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #236 on: December 22, 2014, 01:22:35 PM »
My bad... missed that. Thanks!

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #237 on: December 22, 2014, 02:41:15 PM »
Copied the original help files (2.3 stable release) to the nightly build by creating a DOC folder under ML and it works for old features.  I oftentimes still need to browse the instructions some of the original ML 2.3 features.  It works like a charm. :)

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #238 on: December 22, 2014, 06:31:35 PM »
Understood,
I'm shooting Video and stills. Want to shoot RAW.
Lexar 32Gig/10666x.
Have used the setup in the Forum for 5DmKII Raw, and two other templates I found on-line.
Everything works but the Focus Box. Tried Focus Box Tweeks, Global Draw is on. Live view, Movie and Stills.
Manual and Auto and P.
Always followed the installation instructions.
Thinking about doing a Reinstall of Canon 2.1.2 and a clean install of ML.
Thanks for your patience and knowledge.



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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #239 on: December 22, 2014, 06:51:57 PM »
Sorry, unable to understand what your problem is.
First: Which ML version you are using? You find this info when in Help tab at the bottom.
If ML is up and running: There is no use reinstalling.
What are "Focus box tweeks"? Do not understand the term. You may use snapshot function in Debug tab to show which option you're referring to

Are you able to take a video about what you are trying to do? Smartphone will do.

garymadison

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #240 on: December 22, 2014, 10:19:24 PM »
Hi
Typo.
Focus Box Tweaks.
Optional settings in the ML Menu.
Have it operating now.
Combination of Focus Box Tweaks pulled the Focus Box up.
Thanks for your help and knowledge
Have to go save the settings, thanks again
Gary

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #241 on: December 22, 2014, 10:21:45 PM »
Focus Box Setting, LV Tweaks...My Bad.
Thanks Again, Gary

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #242 on: December 22, 2014, 10:44:09 PM »
Focus Peak must be on in my Camera to access the Focus Box.
Shoots RAW fine. Lexar card is much better than Komputer Bay 32Gig 1066x
Haven't run Read and Write speeds yet on this set of parameters.
Newb appreciates your patience and knowledge.
Thanks again

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #243 on: December 27, 2014, 07:38:13 PM »
Hi guys
Im shooting lots of bracketed panos, with the live view, and i cant find how to disable the image review after each shot.
Ive disabled it in the Canon menu, and in ML's image review menu, but using ML bracketing with Live View, it keeps displaying it, slowing the process.

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Itai

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #244 on: December 29, 2014, 05:06:30 AM »
Hi all, Just Got my new Lexar 1066X 64 GB Card a few days ago just did some test resolutions, From my 5D2
Conclusion, its very fast compared to my other Lexar 1000x cards special with Original Raw ver. 1.0

Test results below :

MLV ver. 2.0 feb 16th 2014 Nightly Build

Non Crop:
1872x936 23.976p 70.1 MB/s Continuous

Crop Mode:
1856x1004 23.976p 74.5 MB/s 57 seconds 1367frames
1920x960  23.976p 73.7 MB/s 2:00 minute
1920x1038 23.976p 79.7 MB/s 21 seconds 500 Frames
2048x930  23.976p 76.2 MB/s 55 seconds 1290 frames
2048x872  23.976p 71.4 MB/s continuous

Original Raw ver. 1.0 -Oct 24th 2013 Nightly Build

Non Crop:
1880x940  23.976p  74.9 MB/s Continuous
1856x1004 23.976p  74.7 MB/s Continuous
1872x1012 23.976p  75.8 MB/s Continuous
1880x1016 23.976p  76.4 MB/s Continuous
1880x1058 23.976p  79.5 MB/s 1788 Frames 1:15
1872x1054 23.976p  78.9 MB/s 2165 Frames 1:30

Crop Mode:
1920x1038 23.976p  79.9 MB/s Continuous
2048x930  23.976p  78.6 MB/s Continuous :)
2048x1024 23.976p  83.9 MB/s 1254 :52
2048x1076 23.976p  88.1 MB/s 568  :24
2144x1072 23.976p  91.9 MB/s 325  :14
2144x974  23.976p  81.0 MB/s 1344 :56

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #245 on: January 05, 2015, 09:00:00 PM »
where do i download the latest stable 5D2 ML?  I clicked the link in the op but im not quite sure what to do from there.

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #246 on: January 05, 2015, 09:15:15 PM »
This installation description is outdated.
Do you want to install ML "stable" (without RAW/MLV video, without Dual-ISO, without everything developed last 2 years ...) or do you want to go nightly (with RAW/MLV, Dual-ISO, ... and as time of writing the only version officially existing and updated)?
Stable is here: http://bitbucket.org/magiclantern/magic-lantern/downloads/magiclantern-v2.3.550D.60D.600D.50D.500D.5D2.zip
Nightly is here: Top of page -> Downloads -> Browse Nightly Builds.

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #247 on: January 05, 2015, 09:56:27 PM »
I want whatever is the latest trusted build. Ive never put ML on my 5d, i read you can't use a nightly build first time. would i have a problem doing that?

Walter Schulz

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #248 on: January 05, 2015, 10:04:39 PM »
May be partly true for some cams (missing FIR file) but you will be fine just using the files coming with nightly builds for 5D2.

Make sure to run firmware 2.1.2.
Format card in cam
Download latest nightly build zip file
Extract contents
Copy extracted contents (FIR + Autoexec.bin + ML directory) to card's root directory (cardreader required)
Insert card into cam, startup, run firmware update, read instructions and restart cam after installation is finished. If you wait for 30 seconds or longer ML will be removed again.
Done. Now take a deep breath and take your first steps to master ML.

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Re: Canon 5D Mark II / 5D2
« Reply #249 on: January 12, 2015, 09:36:48 PM »
I put magic lantern on my 5Dm2 and it worked, until I turned it off, and tried to turn it on again. My camera was completely dead. I had a shoot the next day so I stayed up all night trying to find a solution. I changed the card and pulled the battery, then retried. Ahhh, thank god! But now, my 16G card is useless and I cannot reformat it because my camera is a brick with it in. Any solutions? Much appreciated!