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.
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is a true high dynamic range film look
camera in an extremely portable size, so now you can shoot cinema quality in
situations never before possible! Imagine shooting a documentary, episodic
television production, television commercial or independent film in the true
quality of digital film. With its extremely compact size, you can covertly shoot
important and historic events such as wars, protests and other conflict in
cinema quality and get a more realistic record of the event. Blackmagic Pocket
Cinema Camera is a true revolution in how you can shoot digital cinema.
video cameras shoot limited dynamic range, which is why their pictures look like
video. Digital cinema cameras have a much wider dynamic range and is the reason
why high end television commercials and feature films look so beautiful. The
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera delivers a true film look because it captures a
super wide dynamic range of 13 stops, so your images look truly cinematic. This
means you retain all sensor data for DaVinci Resolve color grading.
Precision engineered with state of the art technology, the Blackmagic Pocket
Cinema Camera takes all the high quality features of a professional digital
cinema camera and packs them into an incredibly small size. This premium quality
design features a solid magnesium alloy chassis, an MFT mount for
interchangeable optics, Super 16 size sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range and high
quality ProRes 422 (HQ) and lossless CinemaDNG RAW file formats. Every aspect of
the image path has been totally optimized for quality.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera lets you use the most incredible range of
lenses. With the Super 16 size sensor you can use a wide range of adapters for
film quality Super 16 lenses, or use commonly available low cost Micro Four
Thirds lenses and more. With full electronic control of your 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.
- Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera lets you use the most incredible range of
Micro Four Thirds lenses. This product does not include a lens; compatible
Micro Four Thirds lenses are available separately.
- High Resolution Display: The extremely high resolution 3.5 LCD allows you
to monitor while shooting and review recorded files 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.
- Record to SD Cards: Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features a built in SD
card recorder that captures stunning ProRes 422 (HQ) and lossless compressed
CinemaDNG files to fast SDXC cards. As an open format, it's compatible with
most popular NLE software so you get a digital camera that's perfectly
designed for post production workflows.
- Open File Format: Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera records into high
quality ProRes 422 (HQ) and lossless compressed CinemaDNG files so you
retain fine image detail with wide dynamic range for amazing images. One of
the few cameras to support true open file formats, so you're not locked into
a strange file that your editing software can't handle.
- Ultra Portable Design: The camera features a lightweight, elegant design
that fits into your pocket. Produced from magnesium alloy for incredible
strength, it includes a high resolution LCD for precise focusing and a built
in SD recorder, so you get a complete solution without the need for
|Effective Sensor Size|
12.48mm x 7.02mm
Focus button turns on peaking, plus auto focus on active lenses.
4 way directional controller for navigating menus and entering metadata.
Push buttons for recording and transport control.
|Effective Sensor Resolution
1920 x 1080
Iris button automatically adjusts the lens iris settings on compatible
lenses so no pixel is clipped in film mode. Scene average auto exposure in
Lossless CinemaDNG RAW, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 422, ProRes 422 LT,
and ProRes 422 Proxy at 1920 x 1080.
Integrated mono microphone.
Integrated mono speaker.
HD 1080p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30.
1 x 1/4"-20 UNC thread mounting point on top of camera. 1 x
1/4"-20 UNC thread tripod mount.
3.5" and 800 x 480 resolution.
Automatic camera data and user data such as shot number, filenames and keywords.
Removable SDXC, SDHC cards.
220 Mbps using Apple ProRes 422 (HQ
Apple ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 422, ProRes 422 LT and ProRes 422 Proxy in QuickTime
MOV. Lossless CinemaDNG RAW. Recording in 1920 x 1080 with choice of Film
or Video Dynamic Range.
Mac OS Extended or exFAT format. SD cards can be formatted in camera, or
on any Mac or Windows computer. Formatting in camera recommended.
1 x Micro HDMI Type D output.
|Analog Audio Output
1 x 3.5mm stereo jack headphone output.
USB 2.0 Mini-B port for software updates and configuration.
|Analog Audio Input|
1 x 3.5mm stereo audio.
|HDMI Audio Output
2 channels 48 kHz and 24-bit.
1 x 2.5mm LANC for Rec Start/Stop. Iris Control and Focus using compatible
DaVinci Resolve Lite grading software SD card for Mac OS X and Windows.
DaVinci Resolve, Fusion, Final Cut Pro X, After Effects CC, Photoshop CC.
|Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,|
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later.
Windows 7 or Windows 8.
Removable, rechargeable Lithium Ion battery for EN-EL20, 12V-20V DC port
for external power and battery recharging.
1 x 0.7mm DC Jack for power and battery charging.
|Battery Charge Time
Approximately 1 hour 15 minutes when camera is off, and approximately 2
hours when in use.
Approximately 1 hour of continuous recording time.
- 5.04 in x 1.5 in. x 2.60 in
- 12.52 oz.
0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
0% to 90% non-condensing
- Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
- Wrist Strap
- Turret Dust Cap
- 12V AC Adapter
- EN-EL20 Lithium Ion Removable/Rechargeable Battery