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hack your Canon point and shoot
« on: May 09, 2008, 04:33:14 PM »
Here is a great article on lifehacker that shows you how to hack your canon point and shoot camera to do things like shoot in raw mode, raise your shutter speed to 1/25,000 of a second, and a whole bunch more.

http://lifehacker.com/387380/turn-your-point+and+shoot-into-a-super+camera


This gets me thinking, we should have a general mods forum for all the hardware mods and hackery we do / come across.



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Re: hack your Canon point and shoot
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2008, 04:12:27 PM »
This is a very interesting article, especially since I've got a canon camera just like the one in the article....

Have you tried it?

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Re: hack your Canon point and shoot
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2008, 11:58:40 PM »
I did get it working on my S3 IS, however i was using a cheap, no name SD card, which took quite a while to write to when shooting raw (15 secs per pic). I'll pick up a faster SD card and see how much the performance jumps.

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Re: hack your Canon point and shoot
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2008, 09:15:41 AM »
Oh wow ill have to try that with my cannon.

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Re: hack your Canon point and shoot
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2008, 02:04:56 PM »
Thinking of picking up a Canon SD1000 and will definitely give this a shot if I do.

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Re: hack your Canon point and shoot
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2008, 07:16:25 PM »
Thinking of picking up a Canon SD1000 and will definitely give this a shot if I do.

I've got the SD1000, really nice camera, nice and small and it takes good pictures.

I tried out a bunch of camera's before settling on this one, its pretty handy

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Re: hack your Canon point and shoot
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2008, 03:00:33 AM »
The SD1000 is amazing for the price. I recently got mine from Staples for $130, and am really enjoying it as an easy-to-use point and shoot. I am going to give the hack a shot, definitely!