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Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera with MFT Mount

Description: The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera with MFT Mount brings to filmmakers a tool that many have waited for, for quite some time. Recording to a 2.5K image sensor, the camera is capable of recording 12-bit RAW DNG files, as well as ProRes and DNxHD formats to built-in removable SSD drives (not included), while delivering 13 stops of dynamic range. The Blackmagic Cinema Camera is a complete system with built-in recorder and monitoring, so it's perfect for displacing video-only cameras for work such.

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2.5K Image Sensor 12-bit RAW, ProRes and DNxHD Formats 13 Stops of Dynamic Range 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30p Frame Rates MFT Lens Mount LCD Touchscreen with Metadata Entry SDI Video Output and Thunderbolt Port Mic/Line Audio Inputs Records to Removable SSD Drives Includes DaVinci Resolve and UltraScope

Product Information:Dynamic Range  Captures a super wide dynamic range of 13 stops into 12-bit DNG files for a true "filmic" look, offering more flexibility in your shooting locations. Also it preserves detail in both shadows and highlights, and even handles

indoor shots while keeping the details of any images captured through windows, and allows for keeping all sensor data and enhancing the creative decisions during DaVinci Resolve color grading.

MFT Mount Lens  The new Passive Micro Four Thirds (MFT) mount gives you compatibility with a wide range of manually operated lenses, while also being easily adapted to other mounts such as PL mount via third party adapters. With the Blackmagic Cinema MFT Mount Camera you are not locked into any specific lens and you can choose the lens you need based on the creative style of your shot. Capacitive Touchscreen Display  The five-inch touchscreen allows for setting up a shot, as well as playback from the SSD using the transport control buttons below the screen. You can enter shot data and update the camera's settings using the capacitive touchscreen display. Also control the camera's operating functions with a simple touch of the screen, just double tap to zoom the image for fast and accurate focus. Additionally a data strip provides you valuable information including record status, shutter angle, ISO, battery level, record time and more. Metadata Entry  The Blackmagic also features built-in metadata entry so that files include information compatible with popular editing software. This dramatically speeds up the whole post production process, and can save a production valuable time and money. Entering metadata is easy - simply tap the capacitive LCD touchscreen to display the slate where information can be entered including shot number, search tags, scene number, Timecode, and more. You can set shot number and other data to increment automatically, allowing for quicker setups while shooting. And the Metadata is compatible with leading editing software and is fully searchable, bypassing the time consuming task of searching for specific shots when editing a project. SSD Recorder  A Built-in SSD recorder uses low cost 2.5" SSDs and allows for 2.5K uncompressed CinemaDNG RAW 12-bit capture, as well as Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD compressed video formats. You can play back directly from the camera, mount the disk to any computer, or use Blackmagic Design's HyperDeck Studio deck. Also with Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD video formats, you can record for more than five hours on a single 480 GB SSD, allowing you to shoot longer and give yourself more footage to play with in the editing process. All file formats conform to open standards used by most professional NLE software, allowing for seamless integration into most post workflows. When finished shooting, simply connect the SSD to a computer and edit or color shots straight from the disc. Connectors  The Blackmagic uses only standard connections, no custom cable required, providing great versatility for most productions. Dual balanced microphone/line audio inputs for recording high quality uncompressed audio is also available. A 3 Gb/s SDI out for on set monitoring or for sending to live production switchers is provided as well. The Blackmagic includes 12 to 30 VDC input for power and battery charging, a stereo mini (3.5mm) headphone output, a LANC remote control, and high speed Thunderbolt port for computer capture. Open File Formats  The Blackmagic camera also uses standard file formats. The recording of native 2.5K resolution uses the open CinemaDNG format, delivering full 12-bit RAW recording quality, so it provides HD quality images. Additionally, you can choose 1080HD recording into ProRes and DNxHD compressed video formats for even greater compatibility.

Included Software  The Blackmagic Camera also comes with Full DaVinci Resolve 9.0 software including Resolve USB dongle for Mac and Windows. You can shoot wide dynamic range images and then make color correction decisions in post-production with this, industry used, software. Also Media Express software for video capture from the camera's Thunderbolt port is provided, and UltraScope provides technically accurate waveform monitoring. You can also connect the camera to any computer using Thunderbolt to display six live scope views on a single monitor.

Technical Specification: Sensor Resolution

2432 x 1366

Raw Resolution

12-bit RAW files recorded at 2432 x 1366

Shooting Resolutions

2.5K RAW at 2432 x 1366 ProRes and DNxHD at 1920 x 1080

Frame Rates

23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p

Sensor Size

Actual: 16.64 x 14.04 mm Active: 15.6 x 8.8 mm

Dynamic Range

13 stops


Focus button turns on peaking

Iris Control

Compatible with any manually operated iris based lens

Lens Mount

Passive Micro Four Thirds mount for manually operated lens with manual iris control. Compatible with most third party MFT adapters for other lens mounts such as PL.


Size: 5" with 800 x 480 resolution Type: Integrated LCD capacitive touchscreen


Automatic camera data and user data such as shot number, filenames and keywords


Onscreen touch menus Physical buttons for recording and transport control


Integrated mono microphone


Integrated mono speaker


SDI Video Output: 1 x 10-bit HD-SDI 4:2:2 with choice of Film or Video Dynamic Range Analog Audio Input: 2 x 1/4" TRS balanced phone switchable between microphone and line levels Analog Audio Output: 1 x 3.5 mm TRS stereo mini headphone SDI Audio Output: 4 channels in HD-SDI

Remote Control: 1 x 2.5 mm LANC for Record Start/Stop, Iris Control and Focus Control Computer Interface: Thunderbolt port for capture of RAW video and audio, USB 2.0 mini B port for software updates and configuration External Power: 12V-30V DC port for external battery power or use included 12V AC adapter Storage

Type: Removable 2.5" SSD Format: Mac OS Extended format (SSDs can be formatted on any Mac or use Mediafour MacDrive [not included] on a Windows PC) Rates: 5 MB/frame in RAW 2.5K fits about 30 minutes of 24p video on a 256 GB solid state disk - compressed HD formats fit more than 5 times the amount of RAW video Uncompressed Recording Format: RAW 2.5K CinemaDNG Compressed Recording Format: Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD. All compressed recording in 1920x1080 10-bit YUV with choice of Film or Video dynamic range


SDI Compliance: SMPTE 292M SDI Audio Sampling: 24-bit/48 kHz


3 x 1/4" thread mounting points on top of camera 1 x 1/4" thread tripod mount with locator pin


Integrated Lithium-ion Polymer rechargeable battery 12~30 VDC port for external battery power or use included 12 VAC adapter


Life: Approximately 90 minutes Charge Time: Approximately 2 hours when not in use


6.5 x 4.5 x 5" (166 x 114 x 126 mm) 1


1.5 kg

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External 12 VAC Power Supply Detachable Sun Shield Turret Dust Cap Carry Strap

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Captures a super wide dynamic range of 13 stops into 12-bit DNG files for a true "filmic" look, offering more flexibility in your shooting l...