A Small Scotch Tape Hack Might Solve The Canon EOS R5 Overheating Issue

Canon Eos R5 Overheating

The heat production on the Canon EOS R5 is still object of discussions and hacks. Here is one that’s inexpensive and at least according to the author seems to work for the EOS R5 overheating. Caution is advised, especially if you do not know what you are doing.

The clip below by J. Marcus Photography explains what the scotch tape is about and what it does with the EOS R5 overheating.

The EOS R5 seems to be highly regarded as a stills camera. In particular, the EOS R5 autofocus system seems to be huge leap forwards. More Canon EOS R5 review stuff is listed here, for the EOS R6 see here. User manual are available for download for the EOS R5 and the EOS R6. My opinion about the EOS R5 overheating hysteria is listed here.

Canon EOS R5 body and kits preorder links:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK, Canon IT, Canon FR

Canon EOS R6 body and kits preorder links:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK, Canon IT, Canon FR

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Canon EOS R6 Added To DPReview Studio Test Comparison Tool

Canon Eos R6 Review

DPReview added the new Canon EOS R6 to their studio test scene comparison tool. Very useful to compare EOS R6 images to other cameras. Various image settings are available.

Click here to see the Canon EOS R6 in DPReview’s studio test comparison.

In case you missed, below you can watch DPReview’s pretty good EOS R6 video review.

More EOS R6 review stuff is listed here. Canon EOS R5 reviews and more stuff is listed here.

EOS R6 key features:

  • 20MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC X Image Processor
  • 4K60p and FHD 120p 10-Bit Internal Video
  • Sensor-Shift 5-Axis Image Stabilization

Canon EOS R6 body and kits preorder links:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK, Canon IT, Canon FR

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Wireless File Transmitter For Canon EOS R5 Shows Up At Certification Authority

Canon Eos R5

Another step towards the final release of the game changing Canon EOS R5.

The camera accessory DS586225 was registered at a Taiwanese wireless certification agency. The camera accessory is a wireless file transmitter for the upcoming EOS R5 (all available intel listed here).

canon eos r5

An updated report about the EOS R5 specifications can be found here. Unfortunately it seems that the COVID-19 pandemic might delay release and shipment of the R5.

During Canon’s latest live-streamed announcement (you can watch it again here) Canon revealed a second teaser about the Canon EOS R5 after the development announcement and a subsequent reveal of more specifications. All R5 coverage is listed here.

After the last teaser, some EOS R5 hands-on and first impression videos have been published.

Canon EOS R5 Price Around $6000? Leaked Retailer Information Suggests

Canon Eos R5 Price

Update: the retailer changed the price to a AU$200 deposit, and added:

THIS IS JUST A WITHHOLDING DEPOSIT THAT’S FULLY REFUNDABLE. WE’LL CONTACT YOU ONCE WE HAVE FIRM PRICING

Still, AU$10,499 is a weird placeholder, isn’t it?


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An Australian camera retailer lists a Canon EOS R5 price that doesn’t seem at all to be a placeholder.

The Canon EOS R5 is listed at 10,499 Australian Dollars, which converts to approximate US$6254.

Too much? Not sure given the impressing features the Canon EOS R5 is packed with (all EOS R5 information is listed here), including 8K video.

An updated report about the EOS R5 specifications can be found here. Unfortunately it seems that the COVID-19 pandemic might delay release and shipment of the R5.

During Canon’s latest live-streamed announcement (you can watch it again here) Canon revealed a second teaser about the Canon EOS R5 after the development announcement and a subsequent reveal of more specifications. All R5 coverage is listed here.

After the last teaser, some EOS R5 hands-on and first impression videos have been published.

What do you think? This might be close to the real Canon EOS R5 price, isn’t it?

Stay tuned.

Canon EOS R6 Shows Up At Wireless Certification Authority

Canon Eos R6 Rumor

Another step towards the announcement of the Canon EOS R6.

The EOS R6 showed up at a wireless certification agency with the moniker DS126831. This is the first time the denomination DS126831 shows up and we know it refers to the EOS R6.

canon eos r6

Rumored Canon EOS R6 specifications:

  • 20MP image sensor
  • IBIS (In Body Image Stabilisation)
  • 12fps mechanical and 20fps electronic.
  • 4K @ 60p
  • FullHD @ 120p
  • Dual card slots
  • No top-down screen
  • Lower resolution EVF than the EOS R5
  • Build quality not as good as the EOS R5
  • Bluetooth 4.2 (EOS R5 gets Bluetooth 5.0)
  • LP-E6NH Battery (same as EOS R5)
  • Rumored announcement is July 2020

Canon will release the highly anticipated EOS R5 before the R6, possibly in the next weeks, adding a game changing camera to the EOS R lineup. During Canon’s latest live-streamed announcement (you can watch it again here) Canon revealed a second teaser about the Canon EOS R5 after the development announcement and a subsequent reveal of more specifications. All R5 coverage is listed here.

After the last teaser, some EOS R5 hands-on and first impression videos have been published.

Stay safe, and stay tuned.

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The Canon EOS R5 Is A Mirrorless 5-series Camera, Canon Exec Says

Canon EOS R5 Overheating

It was already clear to most of us that the Canon EOS R5 was playing in the same league as the EOS 5D-lineup.

Now it’s officially stated by David Parry, Canon’s Product Marketing Specialist, in an interview with Techradar about the Canon EOS R5.

Here are some excerpts:

So is that why this camera is called the EOS R5?

It’s aimed at that level of the market. This isn’t a replacement for the 5D Mark IV or anything like that. But this is a mirrorless 5-series, it’s aimed at that segment of the market” […]

The EOS R5 has impressive video credentials. How does it handle heat issues when shooting 8K video?

We’ve been doing this for a while now and we’ve learnt a lot of techniques to dissipate heat on other products that we have in our lineup. For example, being able to move components around, and being able to have them further away from each other” […]

The EOS R5 has Animal Eye AF. Does this work in both video and stills?

We can’t divulge that at the moment, but what’s really exciting about that for us is that it’s dogs, cats and birds – as far as I’m aware no other manufacturer has mentioned birds in their Animal AF

Read the interview at techradar.com

Canon already announced the development of the EOS R5. A few weeks ago Canon revealed more EOS R5 specifications to stop “fantasy speculations“. The announcement is expected to be released in June 2020 but it might get delayed because of the Coronavirus outbreak. In the interview David Parry says “we can’t say whether [the release of the R5] is going to be affected or not, but let’s just wait and see what happens over the next few weeks“.

Summing up everything, here is what we know about the game-changing EOS R5:

  • 45mp full frame CMOS sensor
  • IBIS (In Body Image Stabilisation)5 stops with IBIS alone
    • 7-8 stops of correction when used with in-lens stabilization
  • 8K video with 29.97fps (30fps)
  • No-Crop on 8K video
  • Dual Pixel AF available in 8K
  • 4K@120fps
  • 4K@60fps
  • Internal recording
  • Animal detection autofocus – tracks animal subjects (dogs, cats, birds, etc.) by detecting the body, face, or eye of the subject.
  • 12fps mechanical, 20fps electronic
  • Scroll wheel added to the back
  • No touch bar
  • Liveview/Movie toggle like previous EOS DSLRs
  • Larger capacity battery, but looks like the LP-E6
  • Built-in 5GHz WiFi
  • New battery, but the same shape and compatibility as the EOS 5D Mark IV
  • Shipping in July 2020 

All Canon EOS R5 rumors and known facts are listed here.