Canon 500D Shutdown Problem

Oct 8, 2021
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Greetings everyone. I have a Canon 500D camera. I want to use it as a webcam. I connected the connections to the computer with the capture card. I reflect instantly. However, the machine turns itself off after 30 or 40 minutes. I press the shutter button halfway and the image comes back. I see that the battery is half charged. I disabled the energy saving settings. I also changed it to default settings. Please support me as to what the reason is.
 

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When in live view, if the camera overheats, it shuts down. That was common with the first cameras to have live view. My 40D would shut down as well. I had 4 of them, all the same.

I think the solution is to find a newer one, a 5 year old one would be a big upgrade over a 12 year old one but still be affordable. Something like a 80D, it has dual pixel tech and is still a great camera. A body only for $400-600. Kits run more.
 
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