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Monday, August 25, 2014

How To Find Out Canon Cameras Shutter Count




Dave Dugdale of Learning DSLR Video has put out a helpful clip on how to find out the actuation counts of your Canon DSLR camera. First, you download the free software from ShutterActuations.com. It is only available for Windows based PCs. The following Canon DSLRs are supported : 1000D, 1100D, 450D, 500D, 550D, 600D, 650D, 40D, 50D, 60D, 7D, 5DMkII, 5D MkIII, 1D MkIV, 1D X.

There is a competing product from Dire Studio called ShutterCount. It also displays the number of shutter actuations for Canon EOS digital cameras only. The shutter count is read directly from a USB-connected camera, and provides more accurate numbers than with the simple EXIF-based methods.

ShutterCount can display only the shutter count for still photos, not video clips.Only Canon Service Center can provide an accurate mirror movement reading that includes videos. For the best compatibility with your camera, it is recommended to upgrade the camera’s firmware to the latest available version.

The following cameras are supported :

  • Canon EOS-1D C (requires firmware 1.1.3 or later for correct serial number display) 
  • Canon EOS-1D Mark IV 
  • Canon EOS-1D X 
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark II 
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III (requires firmware 1.2.1 or later for correct serial number display) 
  • Canon EOS 6D 
  • Canon EOS 7D 
  • Canon EOS 50D 
  • Canon EOS 60D 
  • Canon EOS 70D 
  • Canon EOS 100D / Rebel SL1 / Kiss X7 
  • Canon EOS 500D / Rebel T1i / Kiss X3 
  • Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i / Kiss X4 
  • Canon EOS 600D / Rebel T3i / Kiss X5 
  • Canon EOS 650D / Rebel T4i / Kiss X6i 
  • Canon EOS 700D / Rebel T5i / Kiss X7i 
  • Canon EOS 1000D / Rebel XS / Kiss F 
  • Canon EOS 1100D / Rebel T3 / Kiss X50 
  • Canon EOS 1200D / Rebel T5 / Kiss X70

Mac OS X ($2.99) – Current version is 1.2, Requires OS X 10.6.8 or later, 64-bit processor
Windows ($2.99) – Current version is 1.0, Requires Windows 7 SP1 or later, 32-bit or 64-bit processor

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