The revolutionary new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K is the camera you've been asking for! It features an all new hand-held design that puts the latest advanced digital film technology into the palm of your hand! The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K has a 4/3 size sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range and dual native ISO up to 25,600. That means you get stunning HDR images and incredible low light performance! The external controls give you quick access to essential functions, while the large 5 inch touch screen makes it easy to frame shots, focus accurately and change camera settings. Images are recorded onto standard SD/UHS-II or CFast 2.0 cards in RAW and ProRes at up to 120 frames per second! In addition, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K has an MFT lens mount, built-in microphones, mini XLR input, full sized HDMI, 3D LUT support, Bluetooth, USB-C Expansion Port and more!
Portable, Affordable and Professional: Now you can shoot anything in 4K:
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K gives you the professional features you need, all in a portable and affordable design that can be used anywhere. It's perfect for shooting independent films and documentaries, fashion shows, travel blogs, web videos, weddings, corporate video, sports and more. The incredible image quality, advanced Blackmagic Design colour science and RAW recording features let you shoot images that rival professional digital film cameras costing tens of thousands more. That means you get the image quality you need to seamlessly mix footage from the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K with other types of cameras used on high end Hollywood feature films and episodic television shows!
Elegant Modern Design: Designed to be portable, packed with features and fully expandable:
The portable han-held design of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K gives you incredible mobility without sacrificing features. The highly compact form factor features a carbon fibre reinforced composite body that makes it extremely durable and lightweight so you can take it anywhere. You get a super bright 5" screen, 4 built-in microphones, built-in recorders and external buttons and dials that give you fast access to the most important functions. That means you can quickly check framing and focus, capture audio and record your files without having to carry around extra monitors, microphones, recorders and cables. You also get lots of mounting points, a mini XLR input with phantom power, Bluetooth control and more. With the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K you get a fully featured portable digital film camera that's flexible and expandable!
4K Digital Film Sensor: Excellent low light performance and wide dynamic range:
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K features a full size 4/3 sensor that gives you 4096 x 2160 resolution with an incredible 13 stops of dynamic range for true digital film quality. Because it's full size, the 4/3 sensor reduces crop factor, giving you a wider field of view. It also has dual native ISO up to 25,600 so you get incredible low light performance! The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K can record at up to 60 frames per second in 4K and up to a massive 120 frames per second for windowed HD. The camera features fourth generation Blackmagic Design colour science with film, video and extended video modes. The new extended mode gives you the latitude of film with the convenience of video, so you get great looking images without having to do a lot of work in post production!
MFT Lens Mount: Compatible with your current lenses:
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K uses the same MFT (Micro Four Thirds) lens mount as the original Pocket Cinema Camera so you can use the lenses you already have! The MFT lens mount was designed specifically for smaller camera bodies with shorter flange focal distance. This means you can get high quality professional lenses that are much smaller than ever before! The MFT mount is extremely flexible and allows for different lens adapters. You can get adapters for PL, C, EF and more, so you can use lenses from manufacturers such as Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Leica and even Panavision!
Recording Media: Record using standard SD cards, UHS-II cards or CFast 2.0 media:
When it comes to recording, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K gives you 3 kinds of media to choose from. Images can be recorded on to standard SD cards, faster UHS-II cards or CFast 2.0 cards. High definition video can be recorded using regular inexpensive SD cards. Higher performance UHS-II cards can be used for recording Ultra HD in ProRes at up to 60 frames per second and RAW at up to 30 frames per second. CFast cards can record 12-bit RAW at all supported frame rates. For longer recording times, you can also record directly to an external SSD or flash disk using the built in USB-C Expansion Port! Best of all, there's nothing proprietary. The files will work with all professional post production software. You can even mount the media cards on your computer and start editing directly from them using the included DaVinci Resolve Studio software!
Expansion Port: High speed USB-C connection for direct external recording:
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K features an innovative high speed USB-C Expansion Port. USB-C is fast, flexible and even provides power, so it's quickly becoming standard on all modern computers and devices. The massive bandwidth of USB-C makes it possible to connect external accessories such as flash drives and SSDs for significantly longer recording times. This can be important when shooting high quality lossless 12-bit RAW or even high frame rate 60 frame per second 4K. Best of all, when you're done shooting you can use the same drive for editing and post production!
Blackmagic OS: Get the same advanced features as larger cameras:
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K uses the same Blackmagic OS as URSA Mini. That means you get the world's most advanced camera operating system and many of the same professional features found on larger cameras! If you're just getting started, you can learn how to use the Pocket Cinema Camera 4K today and move up to an URSA Mini when you're ready! If you already use an URSA Mini, there's nothing new to learn! You get a modern touch screen interface that uses simple tap and swipe gestures to adjust settings, add metadata and view recording status. The Blackmagic OS gives you incredible control of advanced camera features including 3D LUTs for both recording and monitoring, HDR output via HDMI, metadata entry, custom presets, extended video format, Bluetooth remote control, external timecode from the audio input, RAW recording and more!
Super Large Touch Screen: Large and bright 5" touch screen makes focusing fast and easy:
The back of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K features a super bright, large 5 inch touch screen. This makes it easy for you to frame shots and accurately focus, without having to carry around an external monitor or viewfinder! You get the same menus and interface found on URSA Mini cameras, including on screen overlays for recording parameters, status, histogram, focus and peaking indicators, and playback controls. In addition, you can apply 3D LUTs so you can monitor the shot with the desired colour and look. Not only can you use the 3D LUT for monitoring, it can even be baked into the recorded footage. There's even a speaker located near the screen, which makes it easy to quickly play back and review shots on set!
Professional Audio: Built-in microphones and a mini XLR input:
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K gives you professional high fidelity audio recording so you don't have to carry around a separate sound recorder! The camera features a mini XLR input with 48 volts of phantom power for connecting professional microphones such as lapel mics and booms. There are also built-in microphones with an extremely low noise floor so you can capture great sound on location! There's even a 3.5mm stereo audio jack so you can use different types of video camera microphones.
Advanced Connections: HDMI monitoring, mini XLR audio input, power and more:
Even though it's small and portable, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K has a full size HDMI connector built in! You get support for advanced features such as HDR output and a clean 10-bit output with on screen overlays showing full camera status, making it perfect for on set monitoring. There's also a mini XLR connection with 48 volts of phantom power for attaching professional microphones, a 3.5 mm video camera style microphone input and a professional locking DC power connector!
There is also a high speed USB-C expansion port for significantly longer recording times to external SSDs.
Flexible Power Options: Battery, DC and USB-C so you can shoot all day long:
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K uses standard removable LP-E6 type batteries. You also get a locking DC power connector so it can't be accidentally disconnected in the middle of a shoot. The included 110 - 220 volt plug pack can be used to simultaneously power the camera and charge the LP-E6 battery. Plus, it includes international socket adapters so it can be used anywhere in the world! The USB-C Expansion Port accepts power so you can charge the battery from portable battery packs, a mobile phone charger or even your laptop computer! The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K gives you a wide range of flexible power options so you can shoot all day!
Includes DaVinci Resolve Studio: Professional editing, visual effects, color correction and audio post:
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K includes a full version of DaVinci Resolve Studio, which is a complete post production solution. You get the world's most advanced solution that combines professional editing, colour correction, audio post and visual effects all in one software tool! DaVinci Resolve is used to finish more Hollywood feature films than any other solution, so you'll get the best possible post production tools to edit native video from your camera and retain every bit of quality. Whether you're working on major Hollywood feature films, episodic television productions, music videos, commercials or even the latest YouTube shoot, DaVinci Resolve Studio gives you a completely lossless workflow for native editing, colour correction, effects, audio and delivery, so your video always looks as good as possible!
DESIGN: Lightweight, portable rugged design
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K features a next generation design that makes it the world's lightest, most portable and durable full featured 4K digital film camera! You get incredible mobility in a carbon fibre polycarbonate composite body that's packed with high end professional features such as state-of-the-art 4K image sensor, MFT lens mount, external controls, 5 inch touchscreen monitor, professional audio, USB-C Expansion Port and more! The unique portable design of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K makes it perfect for use on everything from student films to big studio features!
Carbon Fibre Body: Carbon fibre reinforced body for extra durability:
Designed using a space age carbon fibre polycarbonate composite, the body of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K is extremely strong and light. The carbon composite material consists of a high strength polymer that's reinforced with carbon fibres. This makes the camera body incredibly light giving it the strength and rigidity to protect it from bangs, drops and accidental breakage. That means you'll be able to take the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K virtually anywhere and have the confidence to know that you'll be able to get your shots, even under the harshest shooting conditions!
Designed to be Hand Held: Multifunction controls at your fingertips:
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K features a familiar and comfortable design that has been specifically developed for shooting video so you get controls that go far beyond those found on traditional DSLR cameras. The multi function grip, which has buttons and dials placed logically for finger tip control, allows super fast access to all essential shooting functions. You get controls for recording start/stop, still photos, ISO, shutter, aperture, white balance, function buttons, power on/off and more. If you've ever shot with a DSLR, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K will feel very familiar, but the images will look far better!
Super Bright Touch Screen: Incredibly bright 5 inch touch screen and monitor:
You'll never have to carry around a separate monitor for focussing a high resolution shot when you're shooting with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. That's because it features a built in super bright 5 inch touchscreen monitor that's perfect for framing shots and checking focus. You can even double tap on the LCD to zoom in, turn on focus peaking, focus assist and more! Plus you can use the touch screen to access the Blackmagic OS, which lets you control all of the cameras advanced functions with simple tap and swipe gestures. You can even add metadata using the built-in digital slate!
High Resolution, Low Light Sensor: Incredible low light performance for 4K HDR shooting:
The full size 4/3 sensor has a native resolution of 4096 x 2160 and can capture up to 13 stops of dynamic range. The sensor size is designed to match the MFT lenses, so there's minimal crop factor which gives you a wider field of view. With dual native ISO up to 25,600, you also get excellent low light performance! You can also shoot at up to 60 frames per second for 4K and 120 frames per second for HD. Unlike other small cameras, the high performance sensor has fast refresh rates, even when shooting at low frame rates, so you get rock solid images that don't have wobbly shutter artifacts.
True Professional Audio: Incredibly high quality built-in microphones, plus mini XLR:
Designed from the ground up to capture amazing high fidelity audio with incredible clarity, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K features 4 built-in microphones with extremely low noise for capturing the subtle detail in live sound. All this means professional audio is a major design goal for this camera. There's also a mini XLR input with 48 volts of phantom power for connecting professional boom and lapel microphones. You can also use the 3.5mm input to connect standard video camera microphones. With the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, you get professional quality audio with flexible options for microphones!
USB-C Expansion Port: Designed for recording direct to disk, plus future expandability:
USB-C has become the new standard on everything from computers to cell phones, because it's very fast, provides both power and data, and has an extremely small connector. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K includes a USB-C Expansion Port so you can connect peripherals such as a flash disk or SSD for long recording times. Once your recording is complete, you can simply unplug the disk and connect it to your edit workstation. The USB-C connection also handles power, so you can use a standard computer power supply or power pack to charge the internal battery!
Advanced Connections: The connections you need for expanding and rigging the camera:
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K features a full size HDMI connector with support for HDR output, plus you get support for a clean 10-bit HDMI output with or without overlays for on set monitoring. There's also a mini XLR connection with 48 volts of phantom power for attaching professional microphones, and a 3.5 mm video camera style microphone input. The 3.5mm microphone input will accept LTC timecode from an external source. You also get a professional camera style locking DC power connector. For wireless connectivity and control, you can even use Bluetooth, as well as customizing your own control solutions with the Blackmagic Bluetooth control developer SDK!
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