Nikon D7000 Time Limit Broken via Unofficial Firmware

Nikon D7000

The Nikon D7000 has received an unnofficial firmware update that allows you to get around the lowly record time limits for video.  The Nikon Hacker team now has lifted the limit to 25-30 minutes for the D3100, D5100 and D7000 cameras.  Note that this is an unofficial update and not sanctioned by Nikon.  use at your own risk.

[Nikon Hacker via Nikon Rumors]

Nikon D5100 ‘Star Wars’ Theme Firmware Available

Nikon D5100 Star Wars Firmware

An unofficial Star Wars-themed firmware for the Nikon D5100 is now available. While the firmware gives certain menu settings new names, it serves no functional purpose.

Nikon D5100 DSLR loading custom firmware "ratSraW" - view original size for animated GIF

However, it does serve as a bit of encouragement for future enhancements via unofficial firmware upgrades.

Below is an interpretation of the StarWars beta firmware changes: [Read more…]