Have You Ever Had a Camera Freeze Due To Cold?

I mean physically freeze, due to temperature, not lock up.

With the dreaded polar vortex on its way out, it made me wonder what effects everyone has seen on surveillance gear. In the middle of an outdoor test today, we had one camera malfunction -- the auto iris seemingly froze all the way open. This is an issue we have never seen before, and we've shot with this camera in this same scene and others many many times, so presumably the only variable which has changed is the cold.

Granted, this is an extreme example, as this is an indoor camera operating for a couple hours in freezing temps, but it's been colder than even many outdoor cameras' minimum operating temperatures this week, too.

Has anyone else seen issues?

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