Professional 4K recording
The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K provides users with the professional features and quality recording they 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 lets users record professional quality videos that rival pro video 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 feature films and television shows
Portable, packed with features and fully expandable
The portable handheld design of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K provides incredible mobility without sacrificing features or video quality. The highly compact cine camera features a carbon fiber 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
ISO 25600 for great low light performance and wide 13-stop 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 exceptional video 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. Autofocus available on compatible 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 mount on the camera is active to provide autofocus, and aperture/electronic zoom control on supported lenses. 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, has a wide range of lenses available, and allows for different lens adapters.
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.
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 touchscreen 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.
Large and bright 5” touchscreen with overlays
The back of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K features a super bright, large 5 inch touchscreen. 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 color 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.
4 Built in microphones, mini XLR input, 3.5mm 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 four 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.
Full size HDMI connector
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.
Flexible Power Options – LP-E6 battery, DC and USB-C
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K uses standard removable LP-E6 (included) or LP-E6N 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/ LP-E6N 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 for professional editing
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, color 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, color correction, effects, audio and delivery, so your video always looks as good as possible.
|Image Sensor Size||18.96 x 10 mm (4/3")|
|Shutter Type||Rolling Shutter|
|ISO||100 to 25,600 (Expanded)|
|Advertised Dynamic Range||13 Stops|
|Lens Mount||Micro Four Thirds|
|Built-In ND Filter||None|
|Built-In Microphone Type||Stereo|
1 x CFast 2.0 Card Slot
1 x SDXC UHS-II Card Slot
4096 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (21 to 203 MB/s)
4096 x 1712 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60/75 fps
2880 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60/80 fps
2688 x 1512 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60/75/120 fps
4096 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (117.88 MB/s)
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (110 Mb/s)
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60/120 fps (27.5 MB/s)
4096 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (78.63 MB/s)
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (73.6 MB/s)
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60/120 fps (18.4 MB/s)
4096 x 2160p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (54.63 MB/s)
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (51 MB/s)
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60/120 fps (12.75 MB/s)
ProRes 422 Proxy:
4096 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (24.25 MB/s)
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (22.4 MB/s)
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60/120 fps (5.6 MB/s)
4:2:2 10-Bit via HDMI:
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps
4096 x 2160 12-Bit at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps
3840 x 2160 12-Bit at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps
1920 x 1080 12-Bit at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps
|Video Connectors||1 x HDMI Output|
1 x Mini XLR Mic/Line Level (+48 V Phantom Power) Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Stereo Mic/Line Level Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Stereo Headphone Output
1 x USB Type-C Video Output
1 x 3.5 mm Timecode Input (Shared with 3.5 mm Mic/Line input)
|Wireless Interfaces||Bluetooth Control|
|Screen Resolution||1920 x 1080|
|EVF||Optional, Not Included|
|Battery Type||Canon LP-E6|
|Power Connectors||1 x Weipu SF610/S2 Input|
|Operating Temperature||32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C|
|Storage Temperature||4 to 113°F / -20 to 45°C|
|Operating Humidity||0 to 90%|
|Accessory Mount||1 x 1/4"-20 Female|
|Tripod Mounting Thread||1/4"-20 Female|
|Material of Construction||Carbon Fiber|
|Dimensions||7 x 3.8 x 3.4" / 177.8 x 96.52 x 86.36 mm|
|Weight||1.5 lb / 680.38 g|
|Package Weight||3.15 lb|
|Box Dimensions (LxWxH)||10.75 x 7.6 x 5.85"|
In the Box
- Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
- Lens turret dust cap.
- 30W power supply with locking connector and international adapters.
- LP-E6 battery.
- SD card with software and manual.
- Welcome card.
- DaVinci Resolve Studio with activation key.
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