FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blackmagic Design at the moment introduced the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, a brand new handheld digital movie digicam with a full Super 35 measurement 6K HDR picture sensor, 13 stops of dynamic vary, an EF lens mount and twin native ISO as much as 25,600 for unimaginable low gentle efficiency. This new mannequin builds on the recognition of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K however has a bigger Super 35 sensor measurement with 6K decision, permitting larger picture high quality. The EF lens mount mannequin works with a variety of lenses from firms comparable to Canon, Zeiss, Sigma and Schneider.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K is available immediately from Adorama for US$2,495.

The elegant design of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera packs an unimaginable variety of high-end digital movie options right into a miniaturized, handheld design. Made from light-weight carbon fiber polycarbonate composite, the digicam contains a multifunction handgrip with all controls for recording, ISO, WB and shutter angle proper at their fingertips. Because it’s a sophisticated digital movie digicam, the sensor is designed to scale back thermal noise permitting cleaner shadows and better ISO. Plus the big 5 inch LCD makes it doable to get good focus at 4K and 6K resolutions.

Featuring a bigger 6144 x 3456 Super 35 sensor and EF lens mount, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K lets prospects use bigger EF photographic lenses to create cinematic pictures with shallower depth of discipline, permitting inventive defocused backgrounds and lovely bokeh results. This implies that prospects can shoot in 6K after which in post-production zoom and re-frame to permit extensive photographs and close-ups to be created, all from a single digicam and with out dropping picture high quality.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and 6K each have an unimaginable 13 stops of dynamic vary which suggests they protect extra element within the lightest and darkest areas of a picture than easy video cameras can. This permits prospects to set the publicity for an indoor scene comparable to a restaurant and nonetheless retain the main points of brilliant out of doors gentle coming by way of a window. Customers even get extra colours than the usual DCI-P3 colorspace used for characteristic movies.

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera options twin achieve ISO as much as 25,600, which suggests each the 4K and 6K fashions are optimized to attenuate grain or noise in pictures whereas sustaining the total dynamic vary of the sensor. The native ISO of 400 is good for scenes with on-set lighting. The achieve is ready routinely as prospects regulate the ISO setting on the digicam, so it’s straightforward to seize nice pictures when prospects don’t have time to arrange lights.

The new 6K mannequin will shoot as much as 50 fps at 6144 x 3456 16:9 or 60 fps at 6144 x 2560 2.4:1 and 60 fps at 5744 x 3024 17:9. For larger body charges they’ll window the sensor and shoot as much as 120 fps at 2.8K 2868 x 1512 17:9. Customers may even work in true anamorphic 6:5 utilizing anamorphic lenses in 3.7K 60 fps at 3728 x 3104.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera information utilizing customary open file codecs so prospects don’t must waste time transcoding media. Recording works in industry-standard 10-bit Apple ProRes information in all codecs as much as 4K or 12-bit Blackmagic RAW in all codecs as much as 6K. Best of all media information work on all working programs plus they’ll format media playing cards and disks in HFS+ for Mac and ExFAT for Windows.

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera options built-in CFast and SD UHS-II card recorders, and a USB-C growth port for recording on to an exterior media disk. Customers can use common SD playing cards for HD or larger efficiency UHS-II and CFast playing cards for native 4K or 6K when utilizing Blackmagic RAW. Imagine capturing over an hour of full-resolution 6K pictures on a single 256GB SD UHS-II card.

Blackmagic RAW is a revolutionary new format designed to seize and protect the standard of the sensor information from their digicam. Video codecs comparable to H.264 are extremely compressed, plus add noise and peculiar artefacts, inflicting unique sensor element to be misplaced endlessly. Blackmagic RAW eliminates this drawback and offers prospects gorgeous pictures with unimaginable element and shade all through the manufacturing pipeline from the digicam to edit, shade and mastering. It additionally saves digicam settings as metadata so prospects can set ISO, white stability and publicity in-camera or override them later whereas modifying, all with none lack of high quality. Blackmagic RAW information are additionally small and quick to make use of making them straightforward to work with.

The rear of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera options a big, brilliant 5-inch touchscreen that makes it straightforward for patrons to border photographs and precisely focus. It’s like getting a built-in Blackmagic Video Assist with their digicam. The touchscreen shows vital data whilst you’re capturing, menus for establishing the digicam and intuitive contact to focus controls. On-screen overlays present standing, a histogram, focus and peaking indicators, ranges, body guides, playback controls and extra.

With the superior Blackmagic OS, they get an intuitive and user-friendly digicam working system based mostly on the newest know-how. The interface makes use of easy faucet and swipe gestures to regulate settings, add metadata and think about recording standing. Customers additionally get full management over superior digicam options comparable to on-screen focus and publicity instruments, 3D LUTs, HDR, metadata entry, timecode, Blackmagic RAW settings and extra.

Featuring the identical Generation 4 Color Science because the high-end URSA Mini Pro G2, the Pocket Cinema Camera delivers gorgeous, correct pores and skin tones and devoted shade in each shot. Blackmagic Generation 4 Color Science makes use of a posh dynamic 12-bit gamma curve designed to seize extra shade information within the highlights and shadows, in order that they get higher wanting pictures. The shade science additionally handles a number of the advanced Blackmagic RAW picture processing, so shade and dynamic vary information from the sensor is preserved by way of metadata which they’ll use in post-production.

The digicam features a full-size HDMI connector for monitoring with assist for HDR and clear 10-bit output. There’s additionally a mini XLR reference to 48-volt phantom energy for attaching skilled microphones, a 3.5 mm video digicam model microphone enter, headphone connection and knowledgeable locking DC energy connector.

Digital movie cameras shoot logarithmic colorspace to protect the dynamic vary, which is nice for later post-production, nonetheless when these information are considered on a monitor they’ll look flat and washed out. 3D LUTs remedy this drawback as a result of they permit prospects to use a “look” to the monitor so prospects get an thought of how the completed pictures will appear like when modifying. The Pocket Cinema Camera works with {industry} customary 17 and 33 level 3D LUT information, or prospects can work with the built-in LUTs comparable to Extended Video, Film to Video, Film to Rec.2020 and extra.

Professional cameras embody skilled options and prospects additionally get a built-in timecode generator, permitting capturing with multiple digicam whereas maintaining good sync. Simply plug in an exterior timecode generator comparable to Tentacle Sync into the 3.5 mm audio jack and the digicam will routinely detect timecode and lock the interior generator. Now every digicam can begin and cease recording and all of the photographs from all cameras can have the identical matched timecode. Imagine capturing a music competition with a number of roving cameras. Best of all the brand new DaVinci Resolve 16.1 will routinely discover and sync the photographs from all cameras so prospects don’t must waste time sorting by way of 1000’s of photographs.

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera makes use of customary detachable LP-E6 sort batteries and likewise contains a locking DC energy connector so prospects by no means have to fret about dropping energy in the midst of a shoot. The included AC plug pack can energy the digicam and cost the battery on the similar time. The USB-C growth port will also be used to cost the battery from transportable battery packs, cell phone chargers or a laptop computer laptop. Customers may even add an elective Blackmagic Pocket Battery Grip that lets prospects use 2 batteries to dramatically prolong the facility of the digicam.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and 6K fashions embody a full model of DaVinci Resolve Studio, which is similar software program utilized in Hollywood for creating high-end characteristic movies, episodic tv reveals, commercials and extra. DaVinci Resolve contains a revolutionary new minimize web page with clever modifying instruments and progressive new options designed to assist prospects shortly discover the footage prospects need, edit it collectively and output it quick. In addition to the brand new minimize web page, prospects additionally get DaVinci’s legendary skilled modifying, superior shade correction, audio publish and visible results instruments, all in a single software program utility.

“The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K features incredible new 6K imaging and EF lens support that customers have asked for,” mentioned Grant Petty, Blackmagic Design CEO. “It has all of the great features customers love from the 4K model, but now adds an EF lens mount, increased 6K resolution for even higher quality images and more. Plus, with the built-in Video Assist features, customers don’t have to purchase and carry around extra equipment. DaVinci Resolve Studio is also included, making it an incredible all in one solution that enables anyone to be creative and tell a story.”

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Features

  • Use for unbiased movies, documentaries, blogs and extra.
  • Designed from carbon fiber polycarbonate composite.
  • Multifunction grip permits single-hand operation.
  • 2 fashions with 6K at 6144 x 3456 and 4K at 4096 x 2160.
  • Compatible with MFT or EF lenses.
  • Wide 13 stops of dynamic vary for movie seems.
  • Up to 25600 ISO for unimaginable low gentle efficiency.
  • Records full decision as much as 60 fps or 120 fps windowed.
  • Standard open file codecs suitable with fashionable software program.
  • Built-in SD, UHS-II and CFast card recorders.
  • Features unimaginable high quality Blackmagic RAW recording.
  • Built-in 5″ touchscreen permits correct focus when capturing 6K.
  • Blackmagic OS as utilized in URSA Mini and URSA Broadcast cameras.
  • Includes Blackmagic Generation 4 Color Science.
  • Features full-size HDMI for monitoring with standing overlay.
  • Professional mini XLR enter with 48-volt phantom energy.
  • 3D LUTs may be utilized for each monitoring and recording.
  • USB-C port permits recording on to an exterior disk.
  • Built-in timecode generator for syncing multi-camera shoots.
  • Supports nonetheless body seize as much as 21.2 megapixel.
  • Supports distant digicam management by way of Bluetooth.
  • Powers by way of 12V DC enter and might recharge by way of USB-C.
  • Includes full DaVinci Resolve Studio for post-production.

Availability and Price

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K is available now for US$2,495 at Adorama

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