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How long can you point the camera at the sun?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by JWarren, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. JWarren

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    if you do it for too long won't it damage it?
     
  2. MPPilot

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    It is a matter of heating up the sensor in the camera. I have pointed my P3P at the sun durning a sunset long enough to take three sets of five pictures at different exposure settings. Probably took a couple of minutes to complete and I had no damage. I was concerned but all is well.