Live streaming camera buying advice (Canon M200, Sony a6000)

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Live streaming camera buying advice (Canon M200, Sony a6000)
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Hello everyone, I've been doing youtube livestreams for the past year with my iPhone XR as camera (EpocCam) but now I'd like to buy something better & more reliable.

BUDGET: 500 EUR, Streaming@1080p@30fps

I'll be using an HDMI Capture Card (Cam Link 4K) and what I need is:

- Clean HDMI out

- "Unlimited Runtime" (I plan to livestream about 2 hours with no interruptions)

- Ability to use Dummy Battery to power camera over AC power adapter

What type of camera would you recommend, mirrorless or a camcorder?

Initially I've been looking at camcorders like Canon Legria HF R806, Panasonic HC-V180, V380, V800 but later on I've been looking for mirrorless cameras in particular because I'd like to also deal with photography as a hobby and the quality they offer is more tempting and I find camcorders somehow limiting their use case.

What I found for my budget, both cost 499 EUR:

- Canon EOS M200 Kit (EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM)

- Sony a6000 Kit (16-50mm PZ OSS)

Which of the above would you recommend? I'm concerned about overheating issues, auto focus not working over HDMI out and not being able to livestream for about 2 hours with no interruptions.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Canon EOS M200 Sony a6000
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