The camera with "no limitations on shooting" is, nonetheless, subject to recording durations
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The Canon EOS R5 C has just been launched – a video-first camera that is capable of capturing 8K 60p video, 4K 120p with audio, and possesses such heavy duty features as Dual Base ISO.
A Cinema EOS version of the Canon EOS R5 (opens in new tab), the new camera possesses an integrated fan-based cooling system – and Canon told us that this means there are "no limitations on shooting. Obviously with the R5, because it's a stills product first, you've got that limitation on the video shooting capability; with this one, it's about your battery and about your memory card. It's not about the build-up of heat inside the product."
• Read more: 5 key differences of the Canon EOS R5 C
However, while heat build-up may not be the same issue at it was in the uncooled base model of the EOS R5, that doesn't mean that the R5 C features infinite recording times.
Depending on the format and settings you are using, the camera can capture anything from ½ hour to 30½ hours. So – serious geek alert! – here are the recording times available on the Canon EOS R5 C in each of its recording configurations…
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