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QuoteOriginally posted by ChrisJ Quote
Not something we have to worry about here in the UK, but using the optical viewfinder and turning off the rear screen (press the Info button twice), certainly reduces the current drawn from the battery, and the heat generated by the camera, which means it will run much cooler. The rear screen consumes more power than the rest of the camera needs even in video mode, batteries last longer too.

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+1 - Excellent point Chris. There are also a few other tweaks to the camera that can reduce the power drain like turning off SR or going to it being on only immediately prior to the shutter actuation.

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