The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K brings the power and functions of larger cinema cameras. But, in a portable and light weight body. Featuring a MFT (micro four thirds) sensor capable of recording 4096 x 2160 DCI video at 60 fps. In addition, the camera can record slow-motion up to 120 fps in cropped 1080P HD mode. The Micro Four Thirds lens mount is compatible with the original, lightweight Pocket Cinema Camera lenses. Also, adapters are available for PL and Canon mount lenses. A dual-native ISO of 100 and 25,600 improves low-light performance. Also, 13 stops of dynamic range provides rich HDR images.
The Blackmagic Cinema Camera 4K records internally onto SD and CFast 2.0 cards. In addition, the ability to record externally through the full sized HDMI and USB-C ports. When using UHS-II SD cards, record 4K ProRes at up to 60 frames per second. Secondly, RAW at up to 30 frames per second. Recording onto CFast 2.0 cards increases the limit to 12-bit RAW at all supported frame rates. HDMI output is supported up to 1080p 60fps at 4:2:2 10 bit. Also, the USB-C expansion port allows for recording onto external SSDs. This has no recording limit, and suports 12-bit RAW 4K at all frame rates.
The camera features built in professional high fidelity audio recording. The mini XLR input provides 48 volts of phantom power. In addition, a 3.5mm stereo audio jack is available. Finally, the Pocket Cinema Camera 4K includes built in stereo microphones. These have a low noise floor, ideal for capturing sound on location.
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K uses the same advanced Blackmagic operating system as URSA Mini. Consequently, it supports many of the professional features found on larger cameras. The camera includes a large 5 inch modern touchscreen interface. This uses simple tap and swipe gestures to adjust settings, add metadata and view recording status. The Blackmagic OS gives you control of advanced camera features including 3D LUTs for both recording and monitoring. In addition, HDR output via HDMI, metadata entry, custom presets, extended video format. Finally, Bluetooth remote control, external timecode from the audio input, RAW recording and more.