Nikon Hacker released the firmware revision a few days ago, correcting yet another one of the puzzling restrictions that Nikon and other camera makers apparently bake into their cheaper cameras to distinguish them from the more expensive and able-bodied models they’re based on.
The coder responsible for the hack said it was a simple matter of enabling a capability already in the 5100 firmware.
Check out the full post on Petapixel's article: “Nikon Hacker Unlocks Manual Control in LiveView for D5100 Users”
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