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How to Prevent Sony DSLR from Powering Off Due to Temperature
How to Prevent Sony DSLR from Powering Off Due to Temperature

The Sony Alpha series will sometimes automatically shut off due to temperature. You can mitigate this using these steps.

Updated over a week ago

You might experience an issue where your Sony α 6x00 (a6100, a6300, a6400, a6500, a6600, or a7III) series DSLR randomly shuts off while being used as a camera in Ecamm Live. You may see a message on its view screen saying "Internal temp. high."

Try these steps to keep it from happening:

In the camera's on-screen menus, go to Setup, then find the Auto Power OFF Temp. menu.

Set this option to be High.

If you do not see this option on your Sony α series camera, try updating it to the latest firmware.

Here's some more info on this option:

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