07 May 2017 10:21 #4396 by Geoff Potter
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I am trying to get some video of Bee Eaters and to get the bird flying in I have to leave the camera on and filming for long periods, problem is its getting really hot, almost untouchable. Is this common?

Camera is a 5D, Mark lll

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07 May 2017 10:31 - 08 May 2017 12:12 #4397 by Paul T
Replied by Paul T on topic Batteries
Common if you try and film for longer periods on some cams (esp older ones but not sure if yours is one of them as I use Nikon and Pansonic for vid) - try it again and then check if the heat is coming from a) your sensor and the cam body is trying to disipate the heat b) your battery or c) from the memory card. Could be your card cannot handle the constant throughput.

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