The Powershot SX50HS was released on Sept 17 2012


A beta release of CHDK is available for the Powershot SX50HS with either firmware version 1.00b or 1.00c from the Autobuild Server

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Specifications Edit

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Technical DataEdit

  • Digic V image processor
  • 12.1 megapixel BSI-CMOS sensor, 1/2.3 inch
  • 50x wide-angle optical zoom lens 24- 1200mm, F3.4 - F6.5
  • operating system: DRYOS version 2.3, release #0051
  • Image stabilization (lens shift-type)
  • Display: 2.8 inch vari-angle LCD, 461,000 pixels
  • Electronic viewfinder 202.000 pixels
  • Built-in flash, hot-shoe for external flash
  • Video: 1920 x 1080 @ 24 fps, 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps), 320 x 240 (30, 240 fps)
  • HDMI output
  • Storage: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Power: Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-10L (battery and charger included)
  • Dimensions: 123 x 87 x 106 mm, Weight: 595g (with battery)

Firmware infoEdit

The ver.req file method is used to gather firmware information about this camera model.

Europe Version Header:

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

P-ID: 3259 PAL D

Fimrware Ver GM1.00B (

Adj Ver.009.010

DryOS operating system (ver 2.3 Rev #51)

For DevelopersEdit

LED addressesEdit

Firmware dumpsEdit


Download location for firmware dumps:
P&S firmware dumps mirror

Firmware 1.00B , full 16MB dump:


SX50 porting thread:

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