This is my Canon EOS R5 recording 8K video 50 minutes straight until empty battery – video evidence

I can now record 8K video on my Canon EOS R5 with no recovery period or lockout until the battery dies.

I filmed the proof and it’s a clear indication that any overheating controversy is the result of an artificially restrictive timer in firmware, rather than any real thermal buildup inside the camera at the end of 20 minutes of 8K recording, monitored by a temperature sensor.

We have been sold a lie.

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Canon EOS R5 so-called overheat timer defeated by a single screw in battery door

UPDATED.

On Friday, I received a message from the A1ex, developer at Magic Lantern to point me to an interesting theory suggested by one of their contributors, which he believed could defeat the so-called overheat timer on the Canon EOS R5. Initially I was skeptical as to whether it would work, especially because my first real-world test using the method did not seem to reset the timer.

But then, a break-through.

Magic Lantern just became Magic Screw!

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