This Guy Watercooled His Canon R5 and Unlocked Unlimited 8K
The Canon R5’s overheating time limit has been the subject of much discussion and controversy. Regardless of how or why the overheating happens, Matthew Perks over at DIY Perks has come up with an unusual mod that actually works to fix it: he watercooled his camera.Using water to remove heat is common in everything from high-end computers to car internals, but it’s not something you hear about when it comes to consumer or professional cameras.
The Canon R5 can shoot around 20 minutes of 8K video cumulatively before it overheats and needs up to 2 hours to cool down enough to record another 20 minutes. While this limit may not affect casual users, it can be a deal-breaker for more professional uses.
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