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EOS 20Da firmware on EOS 20D

Hi, does someone know what happens if I install the 20Da firmware in the 20D?
The goal is to obtain the Live view feature useful for astro-images.

Thanks
Joe

jopeltr
Thu, 16 Feb 2006 11:28:40 -0800

Even if the firware could be installed on the 20D isn't there another problem -- as I understand it the 20Da has a semitransparent mirror so that the image from the lens can be viewed in the LCD screen. As far as I know the standard 20D has a solid mirror.

ukexpat
Thu, 9 Mar 2006 07:55:37 -0800

One could always have used the mirror lock up. That would get round the non-transparent mirror problem.

Luther.

Luther Pendragon
Sun, 12 Mar 2006 04:26:23 -0800

The mirror on the 20Da is NOT semi transparent. The Mirror is locked up during the Focus View mode.

This would be a VERY welcome hack, as not all of us can affort an extra $1000.00 for the Focus View Mode and increased red spectrum sensitivity.

I sure would like to know if the firmware hack to provide Focus Viewing becomes available!

Steve Jayne
Mon, 13 Mar 2006 12:29:32 -0800

Any news on this?? Have yo had success???

ariel
Thu, 26 Jul 2007 03:46:09 +0000

Is there more news about live view on the 20D?

Kiwi
Sun, 24 Feb 2008 10:40:30 +0000

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