Alpha release of CHDK is available for the SX530 HS firmware versions 1.00A and 1.00C from the Download page. CHDK 1.5 (unstable / development version) only.

Reviews and Specifications[]

Technical Data[]

  • Digic 4+ image processor
  • 16.8 megapixel Back-illuminated CMOS sensor, 1/2.3 inch
  • 50x wide-angle optical zoom lens 24-1200mm (35 mm equivalent), F3.4 - F6.5
  • operating system: DRYOS
  • Display: 3 inch LCD, 461,000 pixels
  • Video: (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 at 30 fps, (HD) 1280 x 720 at 30 fps, (L) 640 x 480 at 30 fps, Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps, Hybrid Auto (HD) 30 fps)

For Developers[]

General info[]

  • DryOS v2.3, release #0055
  • FW start address: 0xFF010000

LED addresses[]

0xC022D1FC   Green LED

Porting process & links[]

Ports for firmware version 1.00a and 1.00c are available. Support for other firmware revisions is possible, but that needs at least a tester with the camera. SX530HS porting thread

Firmware dumps[]

  • Firmware version 1.00C

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