Blackmagic Design4K Super 35mm Production Camera
The Blackmagic Cinema Camera 4K has just been announced at NAB 2013.
At the moment we don't have comprehensive information on the camera but we will be updating here as we get more!
Pricing, Stock Availability / Shipping & Pre-Ordering Information:
At the moment we're not sure when it is scheduled to ship or will
actually ship but based on our experience with the existing 2.5K model
we expect long delays.
Our pricing is tentative, so may be adjusted upwards / downwards if
the camera price is varied between order placement and shipping date.
Please rest assured that we have already placed a substantial
pre-order with Blackmagic Design and orders will be fulfilled in order
Our pre-order deposit will secure your position in our fulfilment
queue and is fully refundable at any stage in the event that you wish to
cancel your order.
Thank You - We appreciate your business.
29/07/2013: We have adjusted our "Expected" date in line with updated information from Blackmagic. Please
note that this new date represents the point in time Blackmagic claim
shipping will commence. We have no information on how many cameras are
likely to be shipped at this point in time even if shipping does
World’s most portable 4Kdigital film camera!
Ultra HD TV or 4K feature films with the new Blackmagic Production
Camera 4K. You get a large Super 35 size sensor with professional global
shutter combined with precision EF mount optics, high quality visually
lossless compressed CinemaDNG RAW and Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)™ file
recording for a complete self contained solution. The built in
touchscreen lets you monitor, change settings and enter metadata
directly on the camera!
Stunning Beauty of 4K - Utilise the power of 4K resolution in your work
latest high end televisions and video projectors support Ultra HD which
is four times the resolution of 1080 HD. The Blackmagic Production
Camera 4K creates visually lossless compressed CinemaDNG RAW and ProRes
422 (HQ) files that are perfect for editing and grading with the
software tools you already own.
Now you can shoot the most amazing
high resolution music videos, episodic television productions,
television commercials, sport, documentaries, interviews and feature
films. The Blackmagic Production Camera 4K features a single 6G-SDI
output for incredible Ultra HD live production.
Premium Quality - Compact solid metal design
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is precision engineered for quality in
an incredibly small size. You get a beautifully crafted design featuring
a machined aluminum chassis, EF lens mount for interchangeable optics,
high resolution 4K Super 35 size sensor, global shutter, visually
lossless compressed CinemaDNG RAW and ProRes 422 (HQ) file format. With
built in uncompressed audio recording you can record professional audio
straight to the ProRes files and totally eliminate separate audio
syncing during post production.
Large Super 35 Sensor
With a large
Super 35 size sensor you get familiar framing and behavior from the
lenses you already own! The sensor features a global shutter so you get
perfect panning and with minimal crop factor you also get beautiful wide
angle shots from your wide angle lenses. If you're working in HD you'll
love the freedom to reframe and zoom into shots without any resolution
loss, and when down scaling from 4K to HD you get incredibly smooth and
EF Compatible Lens Mount Supports
world's best lensesWith the EF compatible lens mount you can choose high
quality optics that are designed to take advantage of the large Super
35 size sensor with minimal cropping. Use the world's most amazing
optics from leading lens crafters like Canon, Zeiss and more, with full
electronic control!The EF compatible lens mount means you’re not locked
into a specific lens, so you have the freedom to work with professional
cinema lenses using rails, follow focus and other professional
Super Fast SSD Recorder - Capture 4K ProRes™ directlyto a removable SSD!
a built in SSD recorder, Blackmagic Production Camera 4K easily
captures 4K in ProRes 422 (HQ) and compressed CinemaDNG files. You get a
4K camera designed from the ground up to be part of your post
production workflow! Capturing to a removable SSD means that once you’ve
finished shooting you can simply connect the SSD to your computer and
edit or color correct your shots straight from the disk! Disks can be
formatted in either HFS+ or exFAT for Mac and Windows compatibility.
Open File Formats - Standard files for your NLE
traditional cameras that record obscure file formats that take time to
convert before you can start post production, the Blackmagic Production
Camera 4K records directly to files that are compatible with your
editing software. The wide dynamic range of the Super 35 size sensor can
be mapped into the quantizing range of the file, so you can color grade
shots with greater detail in highlights and shadows. If you're working
fast, simply select 'Video' and shoot in regular REC709 color space.
Beautifully Crafted Design - Machined from solid aluminum for strength and beauty
Production Camera 4K has been designed with portability and durability
in mind. With standard connections and an internal battery inside a
beautiful machined aluminum design, you can be confident that the
Blackmagic ProductionCamera 4K will easily handle the rigors of location
work! A high resolution LCD display shows settings such as shutter
speed, color temperature, aperture and timecode in an easy to read
Easy to Use Touchscreen - Enter metadata on the camera
the capacitive touchscreen to access menus to change settings such as
recording format, shutter angle and more! Double tap the screen to zoom
into the image for fast and accurate focus. Tap once on the screen to
display the metadata entry page where you can enter information such as
shot number, search tags, scene number, timecode and more. You can even
set shot number and other data to increment automatically! This metadata
saves directly into your files and is compatible with popular editing
software. Managing your files in post production is now much simpler!
Dynamic Range - Higher image quality means even more grading power
12 stops of dynamic range you get amazing looking images beyond those
of regular video cameras or even the highest end broadcast cameras. All
this dynamic range is captured into ProRes or CinemaDNG files at 4K
resolution, so images retain abeautiful film look. By capturing more
detail from the sensor you can make creative decisions during DaVinci
Resolve color grading! You can really push the shadows or highlights in
either direction and preserve fine details in the image!
Standard Connections - No need to buy expensivecustom cables!
Production Camera 4K uses standard connections, so you never need to
source custom cables! It includes a 6G-SDI connection for Ultra HD
resolution or down converted HD output over a single SDI cable. The
built in Thunderbolt connection lets you plug into a laptop computer and
use the included UltraScope software for real time waveform monitoring.
There are 1/4” jack mic/line inputs for recording the highest quality
uncompressed audio, plus a 12V to 30V DC input, a 3.5mm headphone input
socket and LANC remote control!
The Blackmagic Production
Camera 4K works with the widest range of professional camera accessories
so that you can attach equipment and mount the camera to suit any
situation. As the camera includes standard video and audio connections,
plus features 1/4” thread mounting points virtually any accessory can be
used. There’s also a huge range of accessories developed specifically
for the camera by the world’s leading manufacturers. (e.g. Zacuto,
Manfrotto, Arri, Bebob and many more!)
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