Beta CHDK builds are available for the SX500IS HS firmware versions 1.00C, 1.00D and 1.00E from the Download page

Reviews and Specifications Edit

Technical DataEdit

  • Digic IV image processor
  • DryOS operating system
  • Sensor: 16 million effective pixels, 1/2.3 CCD (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
  • Max image size: 4608 x 3456
  • 30x optical zoom lens, 24-720mm (35mm equiv), F3.4 - F5.8
  • 4x digital zoom
  • ISO 100/200/400/800/1600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Fixed 3 inch LCD, 461,000 pixels.
  • Video: H.264 MOV (QuickTime)
  • Video formats: 1280x720 @25 fps (HD), 640x480 @30 fps
  • Interfaces: Hi-speed USB, miniHDMI, analog audio out (monaural), analog video out (NTSC/PAL) (video & audio cable not included)
  • Storage: SD/SDHC/SDXC
  • Power: Battery Pack NB-6L
  • Weight (with batteries): 341 g (0.75 lb / 12.03 oz)
  • Dimensions: 104.0 x 69.5 x 80.2mm (4.09" x 2.74" x 3.16")

Firmware InfoEdit

The use of ver.req to determine your firmare version may not work. It is recommended you use the ACID utility to determine your firmware version.

For DevelopersEdit

General info:Edit

  • DryOS v2.3, release #0051
  • FW start address: FF000000

LED addressesEdit

Firmware dumpsEdit

  • Firmware version 1.00C
  • Firmware version 1.00D by alvm ([1])

Download location for firmware dumps:
P&S firmware dumps mirror

Porting process & linksEdit

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