Canon 5D Mark II 24p firmwire upgrade video

Studio Daily Blog by Scott Simmons

It took a lot of commenting and complaining from the many folks who bought a Canon 5D Mark II but unless you live under a rock (or just don’t really care) then you’ve heard that Canon is releasing an updated firmware for the 5D Mark II that will allow for 24p recording (and take the 30p frame rate to the more NTSC friendly 29.97), 48k audio, audio levels and a number of other enhancements. So never mind what was said in the past about the 5D’s chip not being able to process 24p, it is coming (some new 5Ds may already be slipping out with the firmware installed) and there’s now a video from the Magic Lantern guy that shows him updating a 5D with this new firmware:

If you’re not familiar with Magic Lantern then you’re not keeping up with the ever changing world of DSLR video. Magic Lantern is “an open platform for developing enhancements to the amazing Canon 5D Mark II full frame digital SLR.” Magic Lantern adds a number of features needed on any “pro” video camera:

Click here to read more and watch the 5D Mark II 2.0.3 upgrade video

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