Canon’s Takeshi Tokura on EOS R5 controversy – “I don’t think video-focused users are driving the reputation of this new product”

Canon’s imaging division general manager Takeshi Tokura has given an interview to Japanese camera website Toyokeizai in which he touches on the EOS R5’s controversial debut for filmmakers.

Tokura claims 8K went on there in an effort to be first ahead of other companies, and that he doesn’t care whether it attracts video users or not.

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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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Removing internal battery resets EOS R5 overheat timer – Are Canon’s pants now completely down?

“Math Class” on Baidu now has detailed infrared thermometer readings of the camera’s mainboard with the back off, showing they correspond closely to the temperature reported in the EXIF data and don’t rise above 64C. He also found that if you remove the internal battery it resets the so-called overheating limitations. So who is telling the truth now, Canon?

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UPDATED: Chinese user modifies Canon EOS R5 to improve heat management, but finds artificial firmware time limit

A Chinese user/engineer disassembled the Canon EOS R5 with the aim of studying overheating.

The hardware is laid out in such a way to trap heat around the CPU.

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