Canon EOS R5 and R6 overheating claims tested: cameras work as promised – but that’s not enough

If you have any interest in cameras, you may have witnessed the heated discussions lately around the new Canon EOS R5 and R6’s tendency to overheat when capturing video internally. The Internet tends to amplify the most extreme version of any story or phenomenon, which might have lead to you getting the impression that the cameras are unusable.

After extensive testing of both cameras, our conclusions with regards internal recording are:

  • Both the EOS R5 and R6 appear capable of working as promised
  • Lack of dependability makes them a poor choice for much professional video work

We tested a pair of R5s and an R6 in a variety of warm conditions and found they consistently performed in line with the limitations that Canon acknowledged at the point of launch.

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