Introducing the pocket sized Super 16 digital film camera that's small enough to keep with you at all times, so you'll never miss a shot! Get true digital film images with feature film style 13 stops of dynamic range, Super 16 sensor size, high quality lossless CinemaDNG RAW and Apple ProRes™ recording and the flexibility of an active Micro Four Thirds lens mount, all packed into an incredibly tiny size!
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera records 1080HD resolution ProRes 422 (HQ) files direct to fast SD cards, so you can immediately edit or color correct your media on your laptop.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is everything you need to bring cinematic film look shooting to the most difficult and remote locations, perfect for documentaries, independent films, photo journalism, music festivals, ENG, protest marches and even war zones.
Active Micro Four Thirds Lens Mount Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera lets you use an extensive range of lenses. With full electronic control of an MFT lens, you can simply point and set iris all on command. The Micro Four Thirds lens mount also gives you the flexibility to adapt to PL or other lens mounts as required. Moreover, the Super 16 size sensor is compatible with a wide range of adapters for film quality Super 16 lenses.
13 Stops of Dynamic Range The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera delivers a film-like look with a super wide dynamic range of 13 stops. This means you retain all sensor data for DaVinci Resolve color grading. Plus, you get two dynamic range settings, film Log or video REC709, so you can choose the right dynamic range for your project. Using DaVinci Resolve Lite you can color correct files natively or transcode them into a different file format to suit your post production workflow.
Record to SD Cards The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features a built-in SD card recorder that captures ProRes 422 (HQ) and lossless compressed CinemaDNG files to fast SDXC cards. SD cards are commonly available and can be formatted for either HFS+ or exFAT, making them compatible with either Mac OS X or Windows.
CinemaDNG RAW and ProRes The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera records into high quality ProRes 422 (HQ) and lossless compressed CinemaDNG RAW files so you retain fine image detail with wide dynamic range for amazing images. This means that the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera supports true open file formats, so you're not locked into a strange file format that your editing software can't handle.
Portable Design Designed as an ultra compact, digital film camera the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features a lightweight, elegant design that fits into your pocket. Produced from magnesium alloy, it includes a high resolution LCD for precise focusing and a built in SD card recorder, so you get a complete solution without the need to buy expensive accessories.
High Resolution Display The3.5", 800 x 480 resolution LCD allows you to monitor while shooting and review files recorded on the SD card. The high resolution screen makes it easy to focus accurately and lets you zoom in to 1:1 size so you focus precisely every time. Camera status displayed at the bottom of the screen shows record status, shutter angle, time lapse interval, aperture setting, ISO, battery level and record time. Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera even includes built-in metadata entry.
SDXC and SDHC Memory Cards The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features a built-in SD card recorder. With the fast read/write capabilities of SDXC and SDHC cards you can record digital film quality images to a memory card that is smaller than a postage stamp. The camera creates 12-bit lossless compressed CinemaDNG and 10-bit ProRes 422 (HQ) files that are way beyond broadcast standards. When using ProRes you can record for more than 50 minutes on a 64GB SD card at 24 frames per second.
Removable EN-EL20 Compatible Battery The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera includes a removable and rechargeable lithium ion battery, which provides up to an hour of continuous recording time. The Nikon EN-EL20 battery type is commonly available, so you can purchase multiple batteries if you need to shoot for longer periods. The battery charge time is approximately 1 hour 15 minutes with the camera off. Plus, with a wide 12-20V power input range the camera can easily be powered and charged from larger professional camera batteries and other power sources.
Professional Connections The connections on the side of the camera include a micro HDMI output with optional overlays for easy on set monitoring. You also get a standard mini jack microphone input that is compatible with common AV style microphones, plus a mini jack headphone socket for audio monitoring using headphones. A LANC control input is also included for remote operation, and you can power the camera and recharge the removable battery with the 12V DC input.
Metadata Support The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera can record metadata such as automatic camera data and user data like shot numbers, custom filenames and keywords. A four-way directional control pad allows users to navigate the menus and enter metadata.
Mounting Options The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features a 1/4"-20 UNC threaded mounting point on the top and bottom of the camera. This enables any number of support configurations, from mounting the camera on a tripod and attaching accessories to car mounts, pole mounts and practically any type of set-up you can imagine.
Other Features The camera's FOCUS button turns on and off the peaking focus assist feature, and the IRIS button automatically adjusts the iris setting when used with a compatible lens. Other features include focus peaking display and 1:1 scale display.
Sensor Size 12.48 x 7.02 mm (effective)Effective Resolution 1920 x 1080Dynamic Range 13 stopsLens Mount Active MFTRecording Media Removable SDXC and/or SDHC cards (exFAT or HFS+ format)Recording Formats Lossless CinemaDNG RAWApple ProRes 422 (HQ) (QuickTime MOV)Recording Resolution1920 x 1080Frame Rates23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30pBit Rate220 Mbps using Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) Video OutputMicro HDMI type D (x1)Digital Audio Output2 channels, 48 kHz and 24 bit (embedded in HDMI output)Analog Audio Input3.5mm stereo mini jack (x1)Analog Audio Output3.5mm stereo mini jack (x1)Remote Control2.5mm LANC (x1) for record START/STOP, iris control and focusComputer InterfaceUSB 2.0 mini B port (for software updates and configuration)Power Input0.7mm DC jack for power and battery charging (x1)Display Type Integrated LCDDisplay Size 3.5"Display Resolution 800 x 480Built-In Microphone Integrated stereo microphoneBuilt-in Speaker Integrated mono speakerMounting 1/4"-20 UNC thread (x1, on top of camera)1/4"-20 UNC thread (x1, tripod mount on the bottom)Supported Software Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Nuke - The Foundry, Adobe Photoshop, DaVinci ResolveOperating SystemMac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or laterWindows 7 or laterPower 12-20 VDCBatteryType: EN-EL20 compatible, rechargeable lithium ion batteryBattery Life: approx. 1 hour of continuous recording timeCharge Time: approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes when the camera is off and approximately 2 hours when in useOperating Temperature 32 ~ 104° F (0 ~ 40° C)Storage Temperature -4 ~ 113° F (-20 ~ 45° C)Relative Humidity 0 ~ 90% non-condensingDimensions 5.04 x 1.49 x 2.6 (128 x 38 x 66 mm)Weight 12.52 oz (355 g)
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