Compatible with Cinema and Photographic Lenses
You can choose between EF or MFT lenses, making the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera compatible with the largest range and most popular lenses in the world.
HighDynamic Range (HDR) Images
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras have an incredible 13 stops of dynamic range which means they preserve more detail in the lightest and darkest areas of an image than simple video cameras can. This allows you to set the exposure for an indoor scene and still retain the details of bright outdoor light coming through a window.
Shoot Still Frames up to 21.2 Megapixels
In addition to shooting video, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera can also capture high-resolution stills. Simply press the dedicated stills button to record 21.2-megapixel images.
Made with a carbon fiber polycarbonate composite that is both lightweight and durable
Wireless BluetoothCamera Remote Control
If you're positioning the camera on the end of a boom, or in another hard-to-reach location, you can get full control via Bluetooth from up to 30 feet away. Download the Blackmagic Camera Control app for your iPad or use third-party apps such as Bluetooth+ or tRigger on your iOS and Android devices.
Fingertip Shooting Controls
The front and top of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features record start/stop and still photo buttons along with dedicated controls for iris, ISO, white balance and shutter speed. The main power switch is located on the top next to a row of 3 customizable function buttons.
Back Panel Controls
Conveniently placed below the right thumb rest, you can quickly change shooting speed with the high frame rate button, zoom into the image with the magnifying glass, access setup menus and quickly play back shots for review.
4 Built-in Microphones and Professional Audio Inputs
With professional, high-fidelity audio recording built-in you'll never have to carry around a separate sound recorder again! Featuring a mini XLR input with 48 volts of phantom power you can connect professional microphones such as lapel mics and booms. The four built-in microphones have an extremely low noise floor and are shock and wind-resistant, allowing you to capture great sound in any location. There’s also a 3.5mm audio input for connecting video camera style microphones, along with a built-in speaker for playback and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Built In Timecode Generator
Professional cameras include professional features and you also get a built-in timecode generator, allowing shooting with more than one camera while keeping perfect sync! Simply plug in an external timecode generator such as Tentacle Sync into the 3.5 mm audio jack and the camera will automatically detect timecode and lock the internal generator.
Large 5" LCD Monitor
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features a large, bright 5 inch touchscreen that makes it easy for you to frame shots and accurately focus.
Though small and portable, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features a wide range of connections for audio, monitoring, power and more.
- Microphone Input
- 3.5mm Headphone Output
- Fullsize HDMI Connector
- USB Expansion Port
- DC Power
- XLR Audio Connection
Use StandardSD Cards, UHS‑II or CFast 2.0 Media
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features built-in CFast and SD UHS-II card recorders, and a USB-C expansion port for recording direct to an external media disk. You can use regular SD cards for HD or higher performance UHS-II and CFast cards for native 4K or 6K when using Blackmagic RAW.
USB-C for Recording
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features an innovative and high-speed USB-C Expansion Port that operates at up to 5 Gb/s. USB-C is available on most new computers and even provides power.
Power from Batteries,12V DC, and Recharge via USB‑C
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K uses removable LP-E6 type batteries while the 6K G2 and 6K Pro models use larger NP-F570 batteries. A locking DC power connector is used so you won't have to worry about losing power during a shoot. Plus the included AC plug pack can power the camera and charge the battery simultaneously.
Post ProductionFriendly File Formats
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera records using standard open file formats so you don’t have to waste time transcoding media. Files are compatible with all post-production software so you can work with the software of your choice, or use the included DaVinci Resolve Studio. Recording works in industry-standard 10-bit Apple ProRes files in all formats up to 4K or 12-bit Blackmagic RAW in all formats up to 6K.
Use Pocket Cinema Camera as Live Studio Camera
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera now works as a studio camera for live production when used with ATEM Mini! Video and control is via the HDMI connection, which is available as soon as you plug the cameras in.
Includes DaVinci Resolve Studio
All Pocket Cinema Camera models include a full version of DaVinci Resolve Studio, which is the same software used in Hollywood for creating high-end feature films, episodic television shows, commercials and more.