ML Raw Video Skips Frames if USB Lanc Controller Used

Issue #2371 new
H Garza created an issue

Don't know if you wizards will find this info useful, but here goes.

I was testing shooting in RAW (MLV) on my Canon 5D MIII using my Manfrotto USB remote control to start/stop recording (Here's the item I'm using http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/853877-REG/Manfrotto_SYMPLA_MVR911ECCN_Clamp_On_Remote_Control_for.html ) I couldn't get more than 3 frames out of each attempt, with the little video symbol never changing from red to yellow or green. It would always stop and say that frames were skipped.

I discovered that I can shoot successfully, even with the Manfrotto remote control connected, as long as I hit Start/Stop on the camera itself. I still have access to focus controls etc. So, seems to be a buffer issue somehow related to hitting start/stop on the remote itself.

Not sure if other LANC controllers are affected like this.

I have the 1.2.3 Canon firmware and am using Nightly.2015Apr28.5D3123

Hope this helps.

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