Using the Canon Hacker’s Development Kit



Lifehacker’s Adam Pash put together a nice overview for using CDHK, the firmware enhancement toolkit for consumer-grade Canon point and shoot cameras. With CHDK and a compatible Canon device, you can capture images in RAW format, display live RGB histograms while shooting, and even write custom UBASIC scripts to take time-lapse photos or capture lightning strikes. It does all this while running from an SDCard, so it doesn’t require permanent modification to the camera’s firmware.

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0 thoughts on “Using the Canon Hacker’s Development Kit

  1. spiderwebby says:

    look up the guitar zeros. basically the same thing but with xbox guitar hero controllers and binary note keys allowing for 31 notes without chainging modes

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