General Precautions

Caution

  • Movie recording precautions (EOS R5)

  • Red [Overheating restriction] display

    • A red [Overheating restriction] icon may be displayed if repeated movie recording or extended use of Live View display increases the camera's internal temperature. Turn off the camera or take other measures when a red [Overheating restriction] icon is displayed, and wait until the camera cools down.
    • The camera will turn off automatically if you continue recording while a red [Overheating restriction] icon is displayed. The camera may also turn off automatically if you continue using Live View display while a red [Overheating restriction] icon is displayed.
    • The red [Overheating restriction] icon may be displayed while [Shooting and Recording: Auto pwr off temp.] is set to [Standard].
  • White [White overheating restriction] display

    • A white [White overheating restriction] icon is displayed in hot environments or when factors such recording movies or displaying images on the screen over extended periods increase the camera's internal temperature. If this condition continues, a red [Temperature warning red] icon will be displayed. Note that the time until a red [Temperature warning red] appears after the white [White overheating restriction] icon varies depending on shooting conditions.
    • The white [White overheating restriction] icon may be displayed while [Shooting and Recording: Auto pwr off temp.] to [High].
  • Red [Temperature warning red] display

    • The red [Temperature warning red] icon indicates that movie recording will soon be terminated automatically. Note that the time until movie recording stops automatically when the red [Temperature warning red] icon is displayed varies depending on shooting conditions.
    • Red [Temperature warning red] icon display indicates that movie recording will soon stop automatically, so turn the camera off or take other measures, and wait until it cools down. Moreover, when you are not shooting or recording, always turn off the camera.
    • After movie recording automatically stops, you will be unable to record movies or shoot still photos until the camera has cooled down.
  • Still photo shooting precautions

  • Flash metering in flash photography may be less accurate. Take some test shots in advance.