Question / Help Camera Support


New Member
I'm thinking of buying a Canon EOS 5D mkII, but I need to be able to use it with OBS (on Fedora 30). I don't know how to find out if this will work and would appreciate it if anyone could forward me to a source so that I could check other cameras if this one won't work. Thanks in advance.


Active Member
Generally DSLRs do not make good webcams. If the 5D can produce clean HDMI output, it would probably work just as well as any other camera in combination with a capture device that is compatible with OBS on Linux. As USB devices many DSLRs have various drawbacks (not clean output, limits on resolution/framerate, lack of audio, etc).