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Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Video Recording Limits

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The Canon EOS-1D X Mark III has a maximum video recording time of 30 minutes, but only for some formats. That limit is also dependent upon multiple factors like camera settings, media storage size, camera power, and internal camera temperature. See details and notes below for more information.

Details

Maximum continuous video recording times for the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III
Format Limit

1If the recording time reaches 29 minutes, 59 seconds, recording will stop automatically.

2If the recording time reaches 7 minutes, 29 seconds, recording will stop automatically.

Normal Frame Rates (59.94 fps or less) 30 minutes1
High Frame Rates (119.9 or 100 fps) 7 minutes, 30 seconds2

Notes

  • CF cards will be formatted in exFAT.
  • Even if you record a movie exceeding 4GB, you can keep recording without interruption and the movie will be saved as a single file.
  • An increase of the camera’s internal temperature may cause recording to stop before the maximum recording time is reached.

References

  1. Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Online Advanced User Guide (Shooting and Recording > Movie Recording > Movie Recording Quality > Movie Recording Time Limit)
  2. Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Online Advanced User Guide (Shooting and Recording > Movie Recording > Movie Recording Quality > Movie Files Exceeding 4GB)
  3. Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Product Page (usa.canon.com)