RX100 Shuts off after 23 minutes of movie recording

Started Feb 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
L Copps
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Re: RX100 Shuts off after 23 minutes of movie recording
In reply to 1AvidHiker, Feb 14, 2013

Well, haven't seen many people complaining about this limitation (which is common on other brands of compacts as well). Probably because a single camera shoot for over 30 minutes, especially one in a fixed position, can get pretty boring. Anyway, it would be interesting to know the actual reason behind this, as I somehow doubt taxation is to blame.

I suspected a thermal shutdown even though the camera stayed cool. Probibly a designed safety measure to protect components with a short duty cycle.

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