Magic Lantern has changed the world of Canon EOS 5D Mark III – the ability to record 14-bit RAW video. And that also push the limit of CompactFlash card. You need a very fast CF card in order to capture 1080p RAW video. So what is the best CF card for 5D3? Is 128GB Lexar Professional 1066x CompactFlash Card the one? It has the ability to deliver a read transfer speed up to 160MB/s with UDMA 7 technology. Supports Video Performance Guarantee specification for professional-quality video (VPG-65) which mean 65MB/s writing speed minimum. Does Lexar 1066x CF really that great? Let’s find out…
Tag: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Yes, Magic Lantern supports Canon EOS 5D Mark III with bootflag removal at last. This is a good news for those who stay away from Magic Lantern due to that. You can install Magic Lantern on your 5D Mark III safely now. No worry about warranty issue due to bootflag enabled. Besides, it also supports latest firmware 1.2.3. Isn’t that great?
CompactFlash card is still the best choice for Canon EOS 5D Mark III SLR camera. Why? Because it does not support SD card UHS mode. But supports CF card up to Ultra DMA mode 7. So I got the latest version of 64GB Transcend 400X CompactFlash Card for Canon EOS 5D Mark III. It has ultra-fast 400X performance (read at 90 MB/s and write at 60 MB/s) with four-channel support, manufactured with brand-name MLC NAND Flash chips and conforms to CF Type I standards. How does 64GB Transcend 400X CompactFlash Card perform? Let’s find out…