So...What's wrong with the R5?

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Geomaticsman Senior Member • Posts: 2,815
Re: So...What's wrong with the R5?

Parshua wrote:

Snapper2013 wrote:

With your input, you'll will help me and maybe others with purchasing decisions. Thanks in advance.

Looks like per Canon's own spec sheet, there are major overheating issues with cool off times and re-record restrictions in 8K and 4K modes, which would significantly reduce the video usefulness for serious videographers.

Yup. Based on the impressive paper specs of the R5 I was wondering how Canon was going to protect their video camera market. Now we know. The R5 might be fine for part time/amateur videographers, but its certainly no threat to professional videocameras. The maximum recording times before overheating are not out-of-line for hybrid cameras, sans the S1H, but the cooling off times are ridiculously long, significantly limiting the camera's usefulness for dedicated video work.

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