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Canon C300 Mk III fan noise

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Hey all,

Just wondered if anyone else with a Mk III also has loud fan noise on starting the camera up? It does stop when you hit record but it's very noticeable compared to the silent running of the Mk I I'm used to...

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Update for anyone who finds the same thing – by switching the fan to 'always on' it reduces the noise considerably. Might not be great if you're shooting in a soundproof vault but I think it's probably quiet enough to leave on during a regular talking head interview...

 

Edit: and yes I do like talking to myself!

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I own two c300 mk1 cameras.

Indeed the mk3 has a terribly loud fan. Even when set to always on and "low" mode. It moves alot of air.

Maybe need to return the camera due to this since it can be heard so clearly across a room.

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