This page may contain affiliate links that pay me a small commission. There is no cost to you. You can review the affiliate statement at the very bottom of this page if you want more information. As an Amazon affiliate Canon Camera Geek may earn a small commission from qualifying purchases, at NO added cost to you.


Overheating Issues With Canon R6 Video

by Sifiso
(South africa)

Canon R6 Video Screen

Canon R6 Video Screen

Good day.

Hope you are well.

I am a wedding videographer and currently shooting on the canon 90d and want to upgrade to the canon eos r6, mainly i want to purchase 2 bodies.

My problem with this camera is the overheating. I mainly want it as it performs better in low light, and because of the canon log 3 profile.

4k wont be utilized that much but of all the charts I've seen, i have seen no information about the 1080p.

I want to find out if the camera also overheats at 1080p.

Hope you can help.

Thank you.

Hi Sifiso,
Thanks for your question about overheating while shooting 1080p with a Canon EOS R6.

I don't personally have an R6, but to the best of my knowledge, the processing requirements of the data is not as robust for 1080p as it is for shooting 4k. You should not have any overheating issues when using your R6 for video.

You should make sure you get the most recent firmware updates, once you get your EOS R6 cameras.

I'm posting this, so that other R6 owners can chime in if they've had overheating issues with their R6 camera.

Upgrading to Canon Mirrorless

Coincidentally, I'm also just purchased a full frame Canon mirrorless to replace my Canon 90D. In my case, it's to have as a backup to my Canon 5D Mark III which I use primarily for portraits. I love my 90D, particularly for shooting video, but it makes more sense to have 2 full frame cameras.

Keep in touch,
Bruce

Canon Mirrorless M Lineup
Compact flash for Canon Mirrorless M

Comments for Overheating Issues With Canon R6 Video

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Yes, 1080p overheats on the R6
by: Anonymous

Hello,

I have an r6 and detailed my experience with it overheating in 1080p here. I’ve reached out to Canon about it and they assured me that it is normal for this to happen apparently. I’m very skeptical but that’s their response.

https://youtu.be/PG8wvUr9XVA

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Ask The Canon Geek.


Author Bruce Lovelace
Bruce Lovelace Signature

Bruce Lovelace is the publisher of Canon Camera Geek. Read more about him on the About Page. He also publishes how to articles and camera gear reviews at the Photography Tips website.

View some of Bruce's photos on Instagram  and Flickr  Join the tribe of followers on YouTube. Visit the Canon Geek FaceBook Page. Bruce also runs photo workshops and provides 1 on 1 digital photography coaching.


You might like these




Search for articles on this Site:


Recent Articles

  1. Canon Polarizing Filters. Are They Any good And Worth It? My Results.

    Oct 06, 22 12:08 PM

    What do these lens filters do for you? Research into the value of using one of the Canon polarizing filters on your lens.

    Read More

  2. Canon Lens Filters Size Chart and List of Popular Filters to Use

    Oct 05, 22 02:36 PM

    You want to know what size filter your lens takes. Helpful guide on Canon Lens Filters. Filter Kits for Canon Camera Lenses

    Read More

  3. Are Canon Mirrorless Cameras Any Good-I Rate Canon's Mirrorless Lineup

    Oct 04, 22 08:30 AM

    The EOS "M" was Canon's mirrorless camera with interchangeable lenses. Then came the "R" mirrorless Canons. Now e can answer if Canon mirrorless is any good.

    Read More

  4. Canon EOS R High ISO Test. Does This Affordable Full Frame Match Up?

    Oct 01, 22 09:52 AM

    Noise and a loss in sharpness can be a result of using high ISO settings, so I did my own Canon EOS R High ISO Test

    Read More

  5. How To Make The RF
    16mm F/2.8 Lens Perform Sharper Images?

    Oct 01, 22 06:55 AM

    I am using Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM lens on EOS RP body. Video looks fine but the corner sharpness when it comes to photos are not so great. I am aware

    Read More



Sign up for a monthly update

Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Canon Geek Newsletter.