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Turn Your Compact Canon Camera Into a Super-Camera With CHDK

Jul 09, 2010, 10:36 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In CHDK part 1, you downloaded the Canon Hack Development Toolkit and got it running on your camera. By design it is safe to install and won't brick your camera. Now let's look at some of what CHDK offers.

"Basic CHDK Features

"CHDK gives you a whole new set of menus, accessed with the "Shortcut" key. So your first task is to identify that key. If your camera has a "Print" key, use that; if you have a key labeled "Shortcut", that's the one. If all else fails, check your camera's page on the CHDK wiki. When you find and press the Shortcut key, you'll see the word Alt in blue at the bottom of the screen (Figure 1)."

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