Tag Archives: Update

New Firmware at Tech Service Centers

February 28, 2010


CONFIRMED (this is not a rumor): We got full confirmation that the new firmware for the Canon EOS 5D Mark II is already available at Canon Tech Service centers since 1st or 2nd week of February (depending on each center/country). But they are not allowed to update cameras until March 17th. We will update this […]

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5D Mark II Firmware Release Coming

February 25, 2010


According to CanonRumors the announcement was briefly on-line at Canon UK website. We got not one but many confirmations that the release was imminent, and it was intentionally delayed, as we already posted many times before, so this date could be the “final” and “official”. Let’s hope Canon give us the FULL featured firmware release […]

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Make your voice Heard

February 24, 2010


A SMALL CAMPAIGN We started this “small” but still effective campaign many weeks ago when Canon announced the EOS 550D including MANY of our requests for the 5D Mark II, but we think it would be good to make this campaign more “official” now through this post. A fact: the Firmware for 5D Mark II […]

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The Hidden Potential of 5D Mark II

February 7, 2010


Magic Lantern - Interview

Contents: Update Introduction Magic Lantern: Video Interview Conclusion UPDATE March 2nd, 2010: Canon announced the new firmware update 2.0.3 with the standard frame rates (23.976,25,29.97fps) and some few additional “extras”. That is a great update, long awaited and deserved for such a best seller camera. Unfortunately Canon didn’t implement some additional features, that ARE possible. […]

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5D Mark II gets 720p60 Mode

December 4, 2009


According to this Canon Workshop, the 5D Mark II will get 720p60 video mode: Createasphere – Canon Intensive Workshop – Canon EOS HD Video: Shoot, Post and Deliver – Playback  (source: www.cameradeparment.tv) Pay special attention to what they say and show on the video at ~ 5:00. We still keep on requesting the Features and […]

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Magic Lantern – 10 Questions

November 30, 2009

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There is a VERY interesting interview to the leader of Magic Lantern Project, posted on November 1st at Cinema5D, that is really worth reading. Please check it here: 10 Questions with Magic Lantern’s Trammell Hudson Some quotes from it: “It would really please me if Canon incorporated all of the features from Magic Lantern into […]

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EOS 5D Mark II Features Request

September 28, 2009


EOS 5D Mark II Features Request

Contents: Introduction List of Features Requested List of Additional Filmmaking features The importance of Standard frame rates Information & Testimonials Can I help? INTRODUCTION This is a list of improvements that have been requested since months ago by lot (thousands) of customers around the world. Please check “I Called Canon” and previous posts to see […]

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September 4, 2009


Call Canon!

Contents: Update #2: Survey ended Update#1: Breaking news – Canon Survey Customers in real action – “Call Canon” Procedure Fixes & Improvements request List of additional Filmmaking features Customers Experiences & Testimonials Any doubts? UPDATE #2: The survey has ended. From Canon website: “The response we received to this survey was truly overwhelming and we […]

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September 3, 2009


On September 1st, Canon has released EOS 7D. It uses Digic 4 (as 5D Mark II) but 2, and it even includes: 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps) 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps) 640 x 480 (59.94, 50 fps) Canon even fixed the 30.00 fps to the standard 29.97… and also added 720p… […]

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September 1, 2009


Edit: Please also check next post  Canon: What is going on? (2) In the light of the 7D having the features we all (owners of 5D Mark II) want and NEED,  we will say this very clear this time:   1- Canon DID have a Firmware with “full manual control” for the 5D Mark II […]

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Petition to Canon Inc. – 2

April 17, 2009


Canon Full Manual Control in Movie mode

UPDATE: June 26, 2009 – The Full Manual Control was achieved in June 2009, but the Petition to Canon is also requesting many other fixes & improvements, that can be done via Firmware Update. So if you are interested on those improvements, please keep on signing, spreading this Blog link and also please check the […]

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