Comment on the forum The Canon EOS R5 must be recalled now as this is so far from acceptable. It appears that only 1-2 hours into a stills shoot you can toss aside the Canon overheating test data in the real-world. In an update to the test at DPReview, Richard Butler found this out the hard way as he describes below. The real story is not the continuous recording cut…
Comment on the forum DPReview has released their Canon EOS R5 and R6 test of overheating, using the final production models. Technical editor Richard Butler remarks “Lack of dependability makes them a poor choice for much professional video work”.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9mxGrTsGpw Comment on the forum In a historic interview granted only with the EOSHD YouTube Channel, a Canon colour science engineer finally sat down to talk about the EOS R5 overheating issues.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yrcJOr7lyg Comment on the forum Let’s have a look at thermal management on small mirrorless cameras. The solutions shown here prevent overheating on the Sigma Fp and Panasonic S1H during long recordings. The Sigma Fp shoots 4K RAW internally from a 6K sensor and the Panasonic S1H shoots 6K internally in 10bit 4:2:2 V-LOG. Canon can learn from the design of the Sigma Fp and Panasonic S1H when it comes…
Comment on the forum Let me be clear, it is great Canon thinks video users are important again. Well done Canon for such a comprehensive set of features. Now, as you may have seen earlier, Canon quietly sent EOS R5 overheating test results and timings to UK dealer CVP, who were the only ones to actually mention it in a video. Now there’s more.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1B6KJ__1YA&feature=emb_title Comment on the forum Canon have finally admitted that their approach to video in the past has been wrong and maybe – just maybe – EOSHD was right! With the EOS R5 apparently video users are important again, even outside of the Cinema EOS range. But are the flagship 8K RAW and 4K/120p modes of the EOS R5 actually practical to shoot with on a day to day basis?
Comment on the forum The above screen shows the Canon EOS R5 codec selection menu in 8K!
Comment on the forum Sony has confirmed that the A7S III is finally on the way this Summer, likely in July to coincide with the big Canon rivals – EOS R5 and R6. I have some more information on what we can expect from the new flagship full frame mirrorless cameras.