Recording Video onto a hard drive from dslr

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    • #77796
      Avatardtproud
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      Hi guys,

       

      Looking to record long events (ice hockey games) using my Canon 600d DSLR (i know, not ideal, but as of now, I can't afford anything else), but don't know how to record the footage onto a hard drive rather than numerous SD cards to garuntee that recording isnt going to stop as the card is full. Is there a way to my 600d upto my macbook pro and record it through that?

       

      Thanks in advance.

    • #210489
      Avatarmcrockett
      Member

      With that camera, there really isn't a good way to record to an external device. 

    • #210509
      AvatarFX1shooter
      Member

      Look at the Atamos  products (atamos Ninja-2 )

       

       

    • #210514
      AvatarFX1shooter
      Member

      the Atomos would connect to the Canon via the HDMI connection

       

      http://www.atomos.com/downloads/ninja2/media/Atomos-NINJA2-PDS-Web-0513.pdf

    • #210516
      Avatarmcrockett
      Member

      Yes, if the camera has a clean HDMI out. I see that this camera has an HDMI port, but is it clean?

    • #210519
      AvatarFX1shooter
      Member

      that is true!, if its not a clean HDMI port the only option is to hack the firmware to something like the magic lantern…

       

    • #210537
      AvatarRobert
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      Not sure if this will matter or not, but I was recording a friend's wedding with a canon 2ti a year or so ago and the unit started overheating once I had been recording for an extended period of time.  Not sure if that will happen on your device, but thought it might be of interest.  If it is for a paying/important gig, you may want to test out an extended recording session just to make sure it won't overheat when it matters.

    • #210510
      Avatarmcrockett
      Member

      Sure, but how would you connect the camera to it?

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