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Registered: ‎03-28-2017

80D turns off on its own

I have a 6 month old 80D. Randomly in use the camera turns off by itself. Sometimes itll turn back on if i press some buttons, but most of the time i have to turn it off then on again. The battery is charged but im not sure whats causing this. ANyone have any idea by any chance?

 

This youtube video demonstrates the same issue. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8WnYIRkoyk

 

Thank you so much

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Re: 80D turns off on its own

Are you doing anything to turn it back on or is it going off and on on its own?

 

John Hoffman
Conway, NH

1D X, Rebel T5i, Many lenses, Pixma PRO-100, MX472
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Re: 80D turns off on its own

We flip it off and on again. But sometime when it turns off. We can just press some buttons and it will react again.
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Re: 80D turns off on its own

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There is a timer that shuts power off and extinguishes the display. Let me find it. 

 

The LCD is on a 4 second timer. Does that seem about right for your camera's behavior?

 

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John Hoffman
Conway, NH

1D X, Rebel T5i, Many lenses, Pixma PRO-100, MX472
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Re: 80D turns off on its own

If you're referring to the auto power off, we've disabled it Smiley Sad
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Re: 80D turns off on its own

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lhilton1991 wrote:
If you're referring to the auto power off, we've disabled it Smiley Sad

Just because it may blank the screen, what makes you think the camera is turning itself off.  When it does go into low power mode, which is not the same as turning itself off, it may take a couple of seconds for the camera to fully wake back up.

 

I have not heard you describe anything out of the ordinary.

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Re: 80D turns off on its own

Well I believe it is because it does it while the camera is recording as well. My wife uses it to film her YouTube videos. So idk why it would do that while she's recording you know?
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Re: 80D turns off on its own


lhilton1991 wrote:
Well I believe it is because it does it while the camera is recording as well. My wife uses it to film her YouTube videos. So idk why it would do that while she's recording you know?

A camera turns off while shooting video because it thinks the sensor is in danger of overheating or because the 30-minute limit has been reached.

Bob
Boston, Massachusetts USA
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Re: 80D turns off on its own

Yes but it never reached thirty minutes. And also, it's not overheating because it will happen very fast. About a few minutes into recording
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Re: 80D turns off on its own

I would try a new Canon battery.

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