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R6 overheat icon shooting stills

Pauly_6_String
Enthusiast

Hello all. Just got an overheating icon using my R6 to take stills. 

I was using High Speed drive mode but nothing more than 15-20 shots at a time. 

it was only 85°F. Camera never shut off. Just the red ICON flashing at me. 

 

Any idea why this would happen and how to prevent it?

 

thanks

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Tronhard
Elite

Hi.

Is this the symbol you are seeing, otherwise Can you take an image of the screen that displays the icon, please? 

 

Overheating symbol.jpg

 

Also, can you advise what version of firmware your camera is set to?

Thank you! 🙂


cheers, TREVOR

Before you ask us, have you looked in the manual or on the Canon Support Site?
"All the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow", Leo Tolstoy;
"Skill in photography is acquired by practice and not by purchase" Percy W. Harris
"

That’s the one. And using 1.6.0

Waddizzle
Legend

@Pauly_6_String wrote:

 

it was only 85°F. Camera never shut off. Just the red ICON flashing at me. 


If the camera never shut-off, then that is a potential problem as far as overheating is concerned.

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Pauly_6_String
Enthusiast

Why would it over heat without taking any video?

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