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Experiments

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Please test thoroughly before considering them for serious work.
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Pre-recording

Pre-recording feature (details).

Should work on top of latest nightly build.

Forum discussion

Branch: pre-record

Latest Build (2017-02-21 00:35)

mlv_lite.mo

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10/12-bit RAW video

Experimental raw video recording at lower bit depths. Only models with CONFIG_EDMAC_RAW_SLURP are compiled.

Forum discussion

Branch: raw_video_10bit_12bit

Latest Build (2017-02-11 16:28)

magiclantern-raw_video_10bit_12bit.2017Feb11.1100D105.zip

magiclantern-raw_video_10bit_12bit.2017Feb11.5D3113.zip

magiclantern-raw_video_10bit_12bit.2017Feb11.5D3123.zip

magiclantern-raw_video_10bit_12bit.2017Feb11.600D102.zip

magiclantern-raw_video_10bit_12bit.2017Feb11.60D111.zip

magiclantern-raw_video_10bit_12bit.2017Feb11.650D104.zip

magiclantern-raw_video_10bit_12bit.2017Feb11.6D116.zip

magiclantern-raw_video_10bit_12bit.2017Feb11.700D114.zip

magiclantern-raw_video_10bit_12bit.2017Feb11.EOSM202.zip

88b2139: Merged raw-h264-proxy into raw_video_10bit_12bit

af30150: Merged unified into raw_video_10bit_12bit

9e5f07b: Merged raw_fixes into raw_video_10bit_12bit

9d7eea4: srm_malloc_suite: extra wait after locking the GUI
(to be checked on cameras that don't pass the SRM memory test from selftest.mo)

54c60ed: srm_malloc_suite: minor fix
(no effects with current usage)

23d1f0e: Raw backend: fix black borders on raw previews

61f0c31: mlv_lite: getting DCIM dir suffix from property doesn't seem to work (limitation of module properties);
get it from ML core instead

9d3eda5: fio-ml: added get_dcim_dir_suffix(); moved get_dcim_dir() from dryos.h

dc09ce5: Merged unified (mlv-lite) into raw-h264-proxy

eb960b6: mlv_lite: also renamed in Makefile.modules.default

7a9d6b9: Merged in new_raw_format (mlv_lite) (pull request #685)
Completely replace the old raw format with a lite implementation of MLV.
Recording performance should be identical to the old raw_rec v1.0; however, the additional features from mlv_rec are not present.
Note: raw_rec.mo was renamed to mlv_lite.mo.

e3ea6c2: Close branch new_raw_format

bd9565c: mlv_lite: updated README

432d8f2: Renamed raw_rec to mlv_lite

4921a15: Merged unified into new_raw_format

636a605: raw_rec: allow audio recording via H.264 proxy

ad2518d: raw_rec: prefer recording to CF whenever possible
(when using H.264 proxy, select SD in Canon menu for best performance)

644f366: raw_rec: experimental H.264 proxy recording
earlier attempts: http://www.magiclantern.fm/forum/index.php?topic=16608.msg177236#msg177236

820f547: Always disable overlays in x10 zoom, see pull request 806
and also in the special x1 zoom from some recent models

ff51c7a: Merged in daniel_fort/magic-lantern/700D_isr_stubs (pull request #797)
700D pre_isr_hook/post_isr_hook stubs for LOG_INTERRUPTS
Approved-by: Alex

67af227: 700D: fix pre/post_isr_hook stubs

79b3619: 700D pre_isr_hook/post_isr_hook stubs for LOG_INTERRUPTS

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Dynamic My Menu

My Menu and Junkie menu auto-generated from usage counters.

These menus should contain most recently / most frequently used items.

Forum discussion

Branch: dynamic-my-menu

Latest Build (2017-02-10 00:56)

magiclantern-dynamic-my-menu.2017Feb10.100D101.zip

magiclantern-dynamic-my-menu.2017Feb10.1100D105.zip

magiclantern-dynamic-my-menu.2017Feb10.500D111.zip

magiclantern-dynamic-my-menu.2017Feb10.550D109.zip

magiclantern-dynamic-my-menu.2017Feb10.5D2212.zip

magiclantern-dynamic-my-menu.2017Feb10.5D3113.zip

magiclantern-dynamic-my-menu.2017Feb10.5D3123.zip

magiclantern-dynamic-my-menu.2017Feb10.600D102.zip

magiclantern-dynamic-my-menu.2017Feb10.60D111.zip

magiclantern-dynamic-my-menu.2017Feb10.650D104.zip

magiclantern-dynamic-my-menu.2017Feb10.6D116.zip

magiclantern-dynamic-my-menu.2017Feb10.700D114.zip

magiclantern-dynamic-my-menu.2017Feb10.7D203.zip

magiclantern-dynamic-my-menu.2017Feb10.EOSM202.zip

c90f908: Menu: fix duplicate warning in the Help tab on some models

39d3fc8: Menu: updated navigation help

6365706: file_man: refactored action types with enum and case switch
(compiler now checks whether all action types are covered)

6390eba: file_man: use unnamed menu entries for speed
(named entries are now checked for duplicates => slow in folders with many files)

91872a8: Menu: some extra sanity checks during customization

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Latest Lua updates

Forum discussion

Branch: lua_fix

Latest Build (2017-02-06 00:27)

magiclantern-lua_fix.2017Feb06.100D101.zip

magiclantern-lua_fix.2017Feb06.1100D105.zip

magiclantern-lua_fix.2017Feb06.500D111.zip

magiclantern-lua_fix.2017Feb06.550D109.zip

magiclantern-lua_fix.2017Feb06.5D2212.zip

magiclantern-lua_fix.2017Feb06.5D3113.zip

magiclantern-lua_fix.2017Feb06.5D3123.zip

magiclantern-lua_fix.2017Feb06.600D102.zip

magiclantern-lua_fix.2017Feb06.60D111.zip

magiclantern-lua_fix.2017Feb06.650D104.zip

magiclantern-lua_fix.2017Feb06.6D116.zip

magiclantern-lua_fix.2017Feb06.700D114.zip

magiclantern-lua_fix.2017Feb06.7D203.zip

magiclantern-lua_fix.2017Feb06.EOSM202.zip

d13be56: Menu: fix selection in Modified menu (broken in 0b6fcbc)

6acce6d: lua_lens: minor doc update (return value for lens_focus)

Build Log


Lua focus experiments (lens.focus_pos)

Forum discussion

Branch: focus

Latest Build (2017-01-25 23:34)

magiclantern-lua_focus_pos.2017Jan26.100D101.zip

magiclantern-lua_focus_pos.2017Jan26.1100D105.zip

magiclantern-lua_focus_pos.2017Jan26.500D111.zip

magiclantern-lua_focus_pos.2017Jan26.50D109.zip

magiclantern-lua_focus_pos.2017Jan26.550D109.zip

magiclantern-lua_focus_pos.2017Jan26.5D2212.zip

magiclantern-lua_focus_pos.2017Jan26.5D3113.zip

magiclantern-lua_focus_pos.2017Jan26.5D3123.zip

magiclantern-lua_focus_pos.2017Jan26.600D102.zip

magiclantern-lua_focus_pos.2017Jan26.60D111.zip

magiclantern-lua_focus_pos.2017Jan26.650D104.zip

magiclantern-lua_focus_pos.2017Jan26.6D116.zip

magiclantern-lua_focus_pos.2017Jan26.700D114.zip

magiclantern-lua_focus_pos.2017Jan26.7D203.zip

magiclantern-lua_focus_pos.2017Jan26.EOSM202.zip

43c863b: lens_focus: fix very slow follow focus on 5D2 with 24/2.8 STM (todo: 50D, 500D, others?)
To reproduce: Step Wait ON, Step Delay <= 20, then use follow focus.
Just changing prop_request_change_wait into prop_request_change would give fast movements, but crashes very quickly.
Waiting for the pfAfComplete interrupt before next focus command appears to fix the crashes.

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Crop mode recording (crop_rec)

5D3 and EOSM build with crop_rec module. Includes 10/12-bit raw recording.

Forum discussion

Branch: crop_rec

Latest Build (2017-01-12 23:35)

magiclantern-crop3x.2017Jan13.5D3113.zip

magiclantern-crop3x.2017Jan13.5D3123.zip

magiclantern-crop3x.2017Jan13.EOSM202.zip

a1c01bb: Raw backend: fix black borders on raw previews

4081e14: Merged raw_video_10bit_12bit into crop_rec

f849355: mlv_rec: fix bad merge (to be tested)

12f156f: Moved bit depth setup from raw_rec/mlv_rec to raw backend; raw overlays should now refuse to run at bit depths other than 14

a31228c: raw_rec, mlv_rec: minimize roundoff error when scaling black and white levels
(using --black-fix in mlv_dump should be no longer needed)

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Non-CPU lens info

Set lens name, focal length and aperture for manual lenses. Lua script.

Forum discussion

Branch: manual_lens_info

Latest Build (2017-01-25 23:27)

magiclantern-manual_lens_info.2017Jan26.100D101.zip

magiclantern-manual_lens_info.2017Jan26.500D111.zip

magiclantern-manual_lens_info.2017Jan26.50D109.zip

magiclantern-manual_lens_info.2017Jan26.550D109.zip

magiclantern-manual_lens_info.2017Jan26.5D2212.zip

magiclantern-manual_lens_info.2017Jan26.5D3113.zip

magiclantern-manual_lens_info.2017Jan26.5D3123.zip

magiclantern-manual_lens_info.2017Jan26.600D102.zip

magiclantern-manual_lens_info.2017Jan26.60D111.zip

magiclantern-manual_lens_info.2017Jan26.650D104.zip

magiclantern-manual_lens_info.2017Jan26.6D116.zip

magiclantern-manual_lens_info.2017Jan26.700D114.zip

magiclantern-manual_lens_info.2017Jan26.7D203.zip

magiclantern-manual_lens_info.2017Jan26.EOSM202.zip

Build Log


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