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Thursday, August 11, 2011

How-To: Expand your camera with CHDK - Hack a Day

How-To: Expand your camera with CHDK

posted May 27th 2008 11:00am by
filed under: digital cameras hacks, how-to

As anyone who has lusted over the technical specifications for Canon’s new Digital Rebel XSi knows, the capabilities of the average point and shoot camera are severely limited. Using the CHDK firmware hack, the features of Canon point and shoot cameras can be significantly expanded, allowing for ultra-high speed photography, very long exposures, time lapse photography, and RAW capture. This How-To provides a guide to our experiences using the CHDK firmware, and shows just how easy it is to get more out of a point and shoot than ever thought possible.

Installing CHDK

Read more, and see Video, this is a long post with allot of good info...

I would love to try this. But I don't even have a Canon point and shoot!:O I just have a Nikon;) Yes, I was being Snarky!;) But, sadly it's a very old CoolPix 775:( It works great for basic Pics though:)


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