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This is obviously speculation but, based on my experiences with the hacking community, I'd say we'll likey see it within a year or so. Download a file, unlock your 300D and, voila! Instant 10D (in features, anyway.) I'm sure Canon has factored this into their road map as they'll likely have a new product line by then. Any thoughts?


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IF the firmware is all that prevents the 300D from some of the 10D features....
IF there is anyone in the 'hacking comunity' that happens to decide of all the Digital Cameras out there this shoud be her or his pet project.....
... I could come up with more 'IFs' but I suspect this first two are fairly big hurtles....

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It only makes sense, from a ROI point of view, for Canon to use the same electronics (since they're using the same CMOS) and just 'dumb down' the firmware. Interchangable hardware with simply a different program installed is great for cutting costs. As for whether or not there will be enough hacker interest, I already know of two decent ones working on it. Things like digital cameras have enough 'geek demographics' to make a hack more likely. I'm not saying it will 100% happen but I'm betting it's likely.


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See this thread here,.
https://photography-on-the.net …thread.php?t=19​423#108285
...............it has allready begun

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robertwgross wrote:
You're dreaming.
---Bob Gross---


Am I? The plot thickens. Read this thread on dpreview:
http://forums.dpreview​.com …orum=1031&messa​ge=6680774
The fact that Canon is using this OS makes it very crackable indeed. I think we'll see things like FEC, manual selection of focus and metering modes and hot pixel mapping sooner than I predicted.


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I think the 300D is one of the top candidates to be picked up by the hacker-community. It's real popular at the moment, and the fact that it's a high-end (but affordable) probably make it more attractive. We've already gotten opensource RAW-converters for the 10D, D30, D60 in Linux for a long time. And (correct me if I'm wrong) the SDK or other information for doing raw-conversion isn't supplied to individuals by Canon? That means there's at least some hackers out there with the knowledge and willingness to hack on the Canon DSLR-series.


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I'm not suggesting that it is impossible to hack the firmware in a Canon Digital Rebel. I guess I am just surprised that any camera owner would want to punt off any support or warranty from Canon. Obviously, once you've hacked the firmware, you are skating on your own.
My point is: just because it can be done, that does not mean that it should be done.
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DonCoonDonCoon
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vvizard wrote:
And (correct me if I'm wrong) the SDK or other information for doing raw-conversion isn't supplied to individuals by Canon?

You're wrong. I have a copy. It's easy to get.
I know of one individual who has managed to change FEC but that was already discovered as a result of residuals from a remote capture program --- Breeze Browser people I think. Anyway the individual who produced the program says that's all that's changeable. Evidently made possible due to a bug(?) in Canon's 300D firmware.
The SDK is good for out-of-the-camera work but I'm extremely skeptical that in any way relates to the 300D's internal firmware.


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No it's probably not related anyhow to the camera-firmware, I just used it as an example to show that parts of this system have attracted hacker-activity in the past. Or weather the SDK is easy to get or not, it at least shows that there's programmers out there who got interest in doing photostuff for free, and then releasing it for free But to be honest, a Camera-firmware probably don't attract as many hackers as an XBOX =) But we can always hope. Some great minds out there.


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Okay all you Drebel owners, click your heals together and repeat: There's nothing like 10D firmware...there's nothing like 10D firmware...there's nothing like 10D firmware...

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robertwgross wrote:
I'm not suggesting that it is impossible to hack the firmware in a Canon Digital Rebel. I guess I am just surprised that any camera owner would want to punt off any support or warranty from Canon. Obviously, once you've hacked the firmware, you are skating on your own.
My point is: just because it can be done, that does not mean that it should be done.
---Bob Gross---


Nonsense. The one way to get in trouble is if you screw up your firmware so it's not recoverable. That is a risk but if I see others using it successfully then I will feel comfortable enough. If I need service done, I simply flash Canon's firmware back onto the camera.


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RFMSports wrote:
Okay all you Drebel owners, click your heals together and repeat: There's nothing like 10D firmware...there's nothing like 10D firmware...there's nothing like 10D firmware...

Why so condescending? Do you feel threatened by this or something? 10D's will still be nice cameras so don't worry about it. As a 300D owner I like the idea of hacking my gear to make it better. If you look around you'll find that some of Nikon's Coolpix cameras have already been hacked so there is an interest in the geek community.


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Oh, in that case, then I think you should proceed. I'm sure that the Canon support folks would be very impressed with your handiwork.
Personally, I find digital cameras like this to be sufficiently complicated enough when they are operating with stock firmware. All I need is to introduce some errant code to really confuse things.
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robertwgross wrote:
Oh, in that case, then I think you should proceed. I'm sure that the Canon support folks would be very impressed with your handiwork.
Personally, I find digital cameras like this to be sufficiently complicated enough when they are operating with stock firmware. All I need is to introduce some errant code to really confuse things.
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How much have you dealt with hacks and firmware? I've hacked my computer motherboards, my DirecTV, X-Box, etc. and they work great. You seem convinced that a working hack is simply impossible. You don't give these programmers enough credit. Now, if Canon had used some proprietary OS with encryption, for example, then it would be extremely difficult to reverse engineer. The fact that they're using what looks to be an x86 processor with DOS leaves it wide open to even moderately skilled programmers.


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So you just bought the Canon EOS Rebel 300d DSLR and you want to modify and expand it’s current settings to mimic the 10d. Luckily, there is a popular Russian site, courtesy of Ravil and Wasia, that has cracked the firmware and allowed several settings to be used in the 300d thus expanding it’s usefulness and possibilities. Below are all the links you’ll ever need for modifying the Canon EOS Digital Rebel 300d. The PDF manual is here. For a more specific comprehension of the hack, you need the 10D manual.

Installing it is easy…just do the following:
  • 1. Download the firmware and save it to your hard drive.
  • 2. Unpack it with RAR archiver.
  • 3. Copy file with .fir extension to your flash card.
  • 4. Insert the flash card into your camera and follow on-screen instructions. See below for explanations of new settings.

Understanding the New Hacked Firmware Settings

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The modified firmware allows you to change some of the Custom Function settings which became available. The Flash exposure compensation is available now by pressing SET button during the shooting if CF01 is set to 2

CF 01: SET button func. when shooting

  • 0: Default (no function).
  • 1: Change quality.
    You can select the recording quality directly.
  • 2: Change parameters.
    Works as FEC (Flash Exposure Conpensation)
  • 3: Menu display.
    Provides the same function as the MENU button.
  • 4: Image replay.
    Provides the same function as the PLAY button.

CF 02: Shutter release w/o CF card

  • 0:Possible without CF card
  • 1: Need CF Card.
    The shutter release will not work if there is no CF card in the camera, so it prevents you from forgetting to load a CF card. If there is no CF card and you press the shutter button, no CF will blink on the LCD panel and in the viewfinder.

CF 03: Flash sync speed in Av mode

  • 0: Auto
  • 1: 1/200sec (fixed)
    For flash shot in the aperture-priority AE mode (Av), the shutter speed will be locked at 1/200 sec. This prevents a slow shutter speed from being set in very dark conditions.

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CF 08: RAW+JPEG rec.
Sets the recording quality of the JPEG image recorded simultaneously and embedded in the RAW image file.

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  • 0:RAW+Small Normal
  • 1:RAW+Small Fine
  • 2:RAW+Medium Normal
  • 3:RAW+Medium Fine
  • 4:RAW+Large Normal
  • 5:RAW+Large Fine