posted Monday, March 31, 2014 at 1:06 PM EDT
Canon customers have lengthy loved improved stills and video capabilities of their cameras due to the hacked firmware variations supplied by Magic Lantern, and have been subsequently envied by many a Nikon shooter. However now it is time to rejoice for Nikon videographers, as Nikon Hacker has simply launched its newest firmware patch for varied Nikon DSLRs.
The most recent model 1.18.2 of the Nikon Patch brings drastically improved Full-HD video recording with bitrates of as much as 64 Mbps, as in comparison with the 24 Mbps bitrate supported by the manufacturing facility firmware. This implies far much less compression of the video stream and subsequently far more leeway for publish manufacturing. On the draw back, recordsdata might be a lot bigger with the Nikon Patch firmware.
Along with the upper bitrate settings, Nikon Patch v1.18.2 additionally brings such enhancements as the chance to make use of third-party batteries, guide management of ISO and shutter pace in video mode for some fashions, lossless uncooked file compression and extra. Thoughts although that the patch remains to be in its beta part, so there isn’t any assure that it will work flawlessly in your digicam.
In case you’d nonetheless like to provide it a shot, although, head over to the Nikon Hacker web site. Presently, Nikon Patch helps the next Nikon DSLR fashions: D3100, D3200, D5100, D5200, D7000, D300, D300s, D800, D800E, D600 and D4. Whereas all fashions help no less than 49, 54 or 57 Mbps video recording, the 64 Mbps setting is barely accessible for the Nikon D7000.
(by way of DIY Pictures)