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Old 06-12-2018, 10:00 PM   #1
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Protecting my mirrorless camera in winter

Dear all,

I will be bringing my canon mirrorless camera to a winter country. The temperature is expected to go below zero degrees. The camera is not weatherproof, and as such I would like to ask if I need to bring along Desiccant with me?

Will this Desiccant jel be good enough? How many grams should i bring, and will it last for 8 days without replacement?

Or is it better for me to bring a tight seal box?

Do share with me other tips that you all find useful to keep moisture off your camera.

Thanks for any advice.

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Old 06-12-2018, 10:45 PM   #2
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I brought my a6000 in and out of the snow to a heated room multiple times in 2 weeks. No issues with it and the rest of my electronic devices. I did not do anything special to protect it.
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Old 07-12-2018, 11:03 AM   #3
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Eh. Winter = cold = dry = natural dry cabinet.
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Old 07-12-2018, 12:08 PM   #4
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There won't be moisture if the temp don't change too much if you move from outdoors to indoors. The thing you should be more worried about is battery life. Batteries can't really operate in cold temp.
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