NEX-7 is overheating in video mode!

Started Feb 24, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Shield3 Senior Member • Posts: 2,440
NEX-7 is overheating in video mode!

Not sure if this makes a difference, but the battery life was @ around 28%.

Lens - The E-mount Sony 50mm F/1.8

60p manual video mode, AVCHD. F/1.8 aperture, 1/125 shutter speed.
800 ISO, 69 degree room temperature.

Overheat icon came on at around 5 minutes, then it completely shut off with the overheating warning at around the 8:30 mark.

Let it cool for about 2 minutes, switched to 24p. Overheated and shut off within 5 minutes.

This is no better than the 5n I had.

I cannot imagine a technical reason that the battery being low would cause this.

Thoughts?

 Shield3's gear list:Shield3's gear list
Canon EOS 5D Mark III Canon EF 35mm F1.4L USM Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Canon EF 135mm F2L USM Canon EF 70-200mm F2.8L IS II USM +2 more
Sony Alpha NEX-7
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