Author Topic: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)  (Read 80455 times)

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #250 on: May 31, 2020, 06:12:05 PM »
I have M50 and I registered to write to Greg that he is almost my hero. If everything works out, I'll be ready to kiss your legs. You give some hope. Really looking forward to recording RAW-video on my M50.

anykill

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #251 on: May 31, 2020, 11:29:15 PM »
Just writing to say thanks for all the efforts!
Really cant wait to try it!

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #252 on: June 04, 2020, 07:03:57 PM »
Hi,

I didnt understand correct procedure to install ML in M50.

I've M50 1.0.2, i format sd card from camera, i make it bootable with eoscard and i upgrade my firmaware with several FIR files ( dump_m50, boot_m50 etc ) and i copy fishy ML and autoexec.
upgrade and Remove battery, but nothing...no ML menu.

I need only silent mode on  M, TV, AV mode and focus stacking function.
I saw that someone use digic6 branch, but where i can find files ( ML and autoexec ) ?


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ziko500

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #253 on: June 05, 2020, 10:37:26 AM »
Yow guys
Thank u soo much ... i can't thank u enough
Oooh man i have been waiting for this moment for a while
Can't wait to try it

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #254 on: June 06, 2020, 08:26:24 PM »
I have a spare M50 (waiting for a replacement motherboard for it) to test with, also what repo is being worked with currently with these changes (I'm a DevOps engineer moving away from IT into film so I can code some). I saw digic6-dumper was the codebase being used, is that still the case? I'd love to dive in and contribute to this effort. I've been largely lurking. Knowing the capabilities of this camera gets me going, having a second M50 I can spare (I have other cameras to replace if this one goes kaput as my B cam).

anykill

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #255 on: June 07, 2020, 03:06:34 PM »
We have something for 1.0.3?
Can't wait!!!!  :o :o :o :o :o
just want focus stacking, as all other features too! LOL

ziko500

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #256 on: June 09, 2020, 03:38:26 PM »
me too i got the latest version and i dont know what to do !!
could u guys help us please

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #257 on: June 10, 2020, 04:03:00 PM »
Finally   :)
A build that’s showing progress. I can not wait until I get to try this out.

For the meantime if you don’t have the dev build for M50, I’d just be patient and wait for the contributors to work their magic. I really wish that I could help speed things up but I can’t speak/read/write C. Only if this was WebScript language :) but until then, I’m not going to bother anyone until there’s a broken link to download this FW :D good job devs, keep up the great work

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #258 on: June 13, 2020, 08:48:40 AM »
Also joined this forum to wish luck to Greg and the rest of the contributors. Do chime in if there's any way for us to support your effort.

An M50 with a clean HDMI and AutoFocus would be amazing for streaming.

All the Best!

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #259 on: June 13, 2020, 09:10:19 PM »
History in the making!
Ostro Greg !

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #260 on: June 16, 2020, 11:20:31 AM »
I've been using ML for years on my t5i so I'm a big fan of y'alls' work, and I just bought an M50. I'm a Junior in computer engineering at UCSC so I know C and Assembly (at least in an academic setting... I don't know anything about how ML/canon's firmware is written) and I'd love to help out in any way I can :)

anykill

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #261 on: June 23, 2020, 08:49:59 PM »
How is going the development?
Does exist any patreon account to donate to the dev?

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #262 on: June 24, 2020, 08:55:48 AM »
I'm going to be the guy to ruin the party here. If ML comes to M50 at 4k I will easily pay $150 for it by selling my eos m. OMG please let this work, so tired of using technicolor.

plucas

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #263 on: June 26, 2020, 04:49:32 AM »
Unless I'm mistaken, ML hasn't come to a Canon camera made after 2013. What odds that it will come to one made in 2018? It'd require significant interest from the community (perhaps that exists), a significant time investment from those who have developed ML for other cameras, and a lengthy Beta testing period.

Since the camera market has begun to include affordable small cameras, some of which can shoot RAW (i.e. Sigma FP), I can't see ML on the M50 happening.

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #264 on: June 26, 2020, 08:14:40 AM »

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #265 on: June 26, 2020, 12:22:28 PM »
plucas. sigma is still 16 times the price of canon M.100 EUR vs 1600EUR.
With M50 im curious whats the maximum card reader writing speed on it and if it could do lossless full resolution raw in 24fps in theory.
Also it might have that nice vintage look when shooting RAW which isnt that present on 5DII that i have.I guess its digic 4 vs 5 thing.

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #266 on: June 26, 2020, 04:37:23 PM »
The M50 ML possibility would be crazy enough to give the new EOS R Series a run for their money considering its current price point, 14 bit, 120fps, a good amount of Dynamic Range etc... Sheesh...
EOS M - EOS M2 - 5D2

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #267 on: June 26, 2020, 07:47:55 PM »
I have M50 with 1.0.3 firmware. I'd love to test newest ML and help with development. I'm proficient in Python if it's helpful in any way.

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #268 on: June 26, 2020, 09:44:11 PM »
I suspect it wont be able to record much higher than M , its 4k mode is cropped crippled probably cause of writing speeds.I hope im wrong tho.

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #269 on: July 01, 2020, 10:27:06 PM »
Hell yeah @Greg and I am with you on this boat. Keep up the great work!
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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #270 on: July 03, 2020, 02:56:19 PM »
I suspect it wont be able to record much higher than M , its 4k mode is cropped crippled probably cause of writing speeds.I hope im wrong tho.

I think it's possible to get 4k without a crop on the M50. I mean, the fact that it can utilize the full sensor for 1080p means that all the pixels of the sensor are being read and downsampled into 2k, right? Unless there is some sort of computational binning or line skipping happening in the sensor, which I highly doubt, I've only ever heard of it happening outside the sensor. It's definitely not limited by the bandwidth of the card interface, because uncropped 4k should have the same bandwidth as cropped 4k, which it can handle well. I have no idea why there is so much rolling shutter in 4k mode. It must be something to do with the DSP, and not the sensor, because this doesn't happen in 2k mode. I hope I'm not mistaken, because this camera could really have some great potential. And good luck to the ML devs and other contributors!  :)

Some further debate on this topic:
https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/61413652

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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #271 on: July 04, 2020, 04:17:40 PM »
Including this one? https://builds.magiclantern.fm/5D3-113.html -> Installation -> Installation -> Method B

this method work for canon m50
I downgraded from 1.0.3 to 1.0.2

before this method, I rename file `CCF19103.FIR to CCF19104.FIR` and after that I did on method B


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Re: DIGIC 8 'PowerShot' development (M50, SX70, SX740)
« Reply #272 on: July 06, 2020, 06:57:48 PM »
Where can I get the ML for M50 1.0.2?
Just to calm my nerves.