Thread: Now 5D Mark II has auto racking focus -- thanks to T. Hudson's ML firmware

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  1. #1 Now 5D Mark II has auto racking focus -- thanks to T. Hudson's ML firmware 
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    We already knew the quality audio feature, now rack focus in-camera among many other features:

    * Custom cropmarks bitmap file
    * Live histogram while recording
    * Time remaining estimate indicator
    * Automated focus pulls
    * Focus stacking
    * HDR exposure bracketing
    * Lens data (hyperfocal distance, DOF, etc)
    * Cleaner, multi-level menus that timeout automatically
    * Audio monitoring can be turned off during clip review
    * Internal mic can be used (must enable audio.mic-power=1 in config)
    * Output audio volume control
    * Configuration can be saved into magiclantern.cfg

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    On other forums:

    http://www.cinema5d.com/viewtopic.php?f=56&t=4589

    http://www.dvxuser.com/V6/showthread.php?t=180272


    And here's a link where the feature development has been presented with the help of other contributions (interesting ones*, actually):

    Rack focus using EF motors via Software


    * With the release of more power to come.
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    Awesome.
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    It is a gorgeous job. Thanks for reporting.
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    Impressive list of features. This is rad. Thank you.
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    I haven't had a chance to read through this info yet. It would be great to have these added features!

    Does anyone know if you have problems with this hack if you will be able to reinstall the latest Canon firmware? I'd hate to take a chance on bricking my camera.
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