The Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is a complete self contained solution for
shooting extremely high resolution Ultra HD 4K content! You get a large Super 35
size sensor with professional global shutter combined with precision EF mount
optics, visually lossless compressed CinemaDNG RAW and Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)™
file recording and 12 stops of dynamic range, as well as a 6G-SDI output!
Monitor in high resolution on the built in touchscreen, plus change menus and
enter metadata. Includes sun shield, power supply, carry strap, UltraScope
waveform monitoring software and a full version of DaVinci Resolve software for
Mac OS X and Windows.
If you need higher resolution, global shutter and a more creative depth of field
then the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K models feature a large Super 35 size
sensor and professional PL or EF lens mounts, so is the perfect choice. You get
incredible Ultra HD images with 12 stops of dynamic range for feature film
quality shooting. The minimal crop factor lets you shoot with super wide angle
lenses so you get images that are big and beautiful, plus have the dynamic range
to capture highlight and shadow details far beyond that of any traditional video
The Blackmagic Production Camera 4K model is the perfect choice for Ultra HD
production and you can shoot native RAW to get every single bit of data direct
from the sensor or you can shoot in ProRes for high quality video files that are
as easy to use as HD files. That means you can shoot in Ultra HD with the same
workflow as HD.
- 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.
- EF Compatible Lens Mount: With 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!
- Capture 4K ProRes directly to a removable
SSD!: With 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
- Open File Formats: Unlike 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
- Beautifully Crafted Design: Blackmagic
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 Production Camera 4K will easily handle the rigors of
|Effective Sensor Size|
21.12mm x 11.88mm (Super 35).
Focus button turns on peaking, plus auto focus on active lenses.
Onscreen touch menus and physical buttons for recording and transport control.
|Effective Sensor Resolution
4000 x 2160.
Iris button adjusts iris settings on compatible lenses so no pixel is
clipped in film mode. Scene average auto exposure in video mode.
12-bit RAW files recorded at 4000 x 2160.
Integrated mono microphone.
EF and ZE mount compatible with electronic iris control.
Integrated mono speaker.
4K RAW at 4000 x 2160. ProRes at 3840 x 2160 and 1920 x 1080.
3 x 1/4”-20 UNC thread mounting points on top of camera. 1 x 1/4”-20 UNC thread tripod mount with locator pin.
5" and 800 x 480 resolution.
4K RAW at 4000 x 2160p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30.
Ultra HD 2160p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30.
HD 1080p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30.
Integrated LCD capacitive touchscreen.
Automatic camera data and user data such as shot number, filenames, and keywords.
Removable 2.5” SSD.
8MB per frame using 4K CinemaDNG RAW fits about 20 minutes of video on a 256 GB solid state disk. Compressed Ultra HD formats fit more than 5 times the amount of RAW video.
Lossless CinemaDNG RAW with film dynamic range at 4000 x 2160. Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), ProRes 422, ProRes 422 (LT) and ProRes 422 (Proxy) at 3840 x 2160 and 1920 x 1080 10-bit YUV with either film or video dynamic range.
Mac OS Extended or exFAT format. SSDs can be formatted on any Mac or Windows computer.
|SDI Video Output|
1 x 6G-SDI 10-bit 4:2:2 with choice of Film or Video dynamic range.
|Analog Audio Output
1 x 3.5mm stereo headphone output.
Thunderbolt port for waveform monitoring of 1080 HD video, and capture of Ultra HD and 1080 HD video. USB 2.0 Mini-B port for software updates and configuration.
|Analog Audio Input|
2 x 1/4” jacks for professional balanced analog audio, switchable between mic and line levels.
|SDI Audio Output
2 channels 48 kHz and 24-bit.
1 x 2.5mm LANC for Record Start and Stop.
|SDI Audio Sampling
48 kHz and 24-bit
DaVinci Resolve grading software including Resolve USB dongle for Mac OS X and Windows. Blackmagic UltraScope. Blackmagic Media Express software. Disk Speed Test.
DaVinci Resolve, Fusion, Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, Photoshop CC, Pro Tools, UltraScope, Media Express, Disk Speed Test.
|Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,|
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later.
Windows 7 or Windows 8.|
Integrated Lithium-Ion Polymer rechargeable battery. 11V-30V DC port for external battery power or use included 12V AC adapter.
12V-30V DC port for external battery power or use included 12V AC adapter.
|Battery Charge Time
Approximately 2 hours when not in use.
Approximately 90 minutes.
- 6.54 in x 5.24 in. x 4.98 in
0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
0% to 90% non-condensing
- Blackmagic Production Camera 4K EF
- Sun Shield
- Camera Strap
- Turret Dust Cap
- 12V AC Adapter
- DaVinci Resolve Software for Mac OS X and Windows