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Studio Camera 4K

Blackmagic Design
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Studio Camera 4K

Advanced broadcast camera for live UltraHD production (Without Fibre SFP Module)

Product Code: BMD-CINSTUDMFT/UHD/2

Suggested Retail Price £1,515+VAT

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An extraordinarily affordable large sensor studio camera, with an integrated 10-inch high-definition monitor. Its magnesium alloy body four-hour battery, mic connections with phantom power, bidirectional optical fiber, 12G-SDI connections and tally tell of a very powerful system.

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  • High resolution 1920x1080 sensor in HD model and Ultra HD sized sensor in 4K model
  • Built in large 10 inch super bright wide viewing angle LCD viewfinder with sun shade
  • Optical SMPTE compatible SFP optical fiber socket allowing user installed optical fiber
  • 3G-SDI on HD model for up to 1080p60 and 12G-SDI on 4K model for up to 2160p60
  • Compatible with high quality Micro Four Thirds lenses. Compatible with other mounts via common third party adapters such as B4 broadcast lens mount
  • Built in, two way digital quality talkback using high quality affordable general aviation headsets
  • Includes front and rear tally indicators using tally over SDI protocol
  • Built in DaVinci Resolve primary color corrector
  • Remote control camera features such as color corrector, lens control, talkback, tally and more via SDI from an ATEM switcher
  • Features all standard connections, including dual XLR balanced mic/line audio in with switchable phantom power, headphone and microphone jack for talkback, LANC remote control and standard 4 pin XLR broadcast standard DC 12V power connection
  • On screen menus for all camera settings
  • Supports 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 and up to 60 fps in HD model, up to 60 fps in 4K model
  • Compatible with ATEM range of live production switchers

The following lenses are currently supported for Blackmagic Studio Cameras and can be controlled with a supported LANC controller (20/05/2015):

Warranty

Warranty information available from Blackmagic Design's website

Introducing Blackmagic Studio Camera, the world’s most advanced broadcast camera for live production! Inside its incredibly tough, lightweight magnesium alloy body you get a massive 10” viewfinder, talkback, remote camera control, tally indicators, phantom powered microphone connections, and SDI or user installable optical fiber connections that let you connect to your switcher with a single cable! The Blackmagic Studio Camera is available in HD and Ultra HD models, and is packed with all the advanced features you need for multi camera production and broadcast!

Blackmagic Studio Camera is one of the most advanced broadcast cameras for live production because it includes features specifically targeted at the requirements of live production, such as large viewfinder, talkback, tally, user installable optional optical fiber and a super strong metal design.

Inside the incredibly tough and lightweight magnesium alloy body, the Blackmagic Studio Camera features a very large 10” viewfinder, talkback, tally indicators, phantom powered microphone connections and built in SDI connections. The Blackmagic Studio Camera includes a massive 10 inch screen that allows incredible creativity when framing and accurately focussing. The viewfinder’s LCD is extremely bright and has a very wide viewing angle so it is perfect for use even in direct sunlight. A standard 12V DC 4 pin XLR broadcast power connection is included for providing power to the camera from AC mains or third party battery packs.

The Blackmagic Studio Camera features an active Micro Four Thirds lens mount that is compatible with an incredibly wide range of lenses and adapters. This allows customers to use high quality photo lenses for smaller setups or fixed camera use.

The Blackmagic Studio Camera supports the tally SDI standard used on the ATEM range of live production switchers and tally lights illuminate automatically with a light on the front for talent, and a light above the viewfinder for the operator, making it easy for the cast and crew to see which cameras are on air.

Blackmagic Design Studio Camera
Studio Camera

Advanced broadcast camera for live HD production (Without Fibre SFP Module)

Blackmagic Design ATEM Talkback Converter 4K
ATEM Talkback Converter 4K

Support talkback for up to 8 cameras for Blackmagic Studio Cameras
[BMD-SWRCONVRCKT4K8]

FieldCast Adapter Two Hybrid
Adapter Two Hybrid

Adapter for Blackmagic Studio Camera to FieldCast 2Core Single Mode Hybrid Connector
[FCT-ADSTUCAMHB]

Blackmagic Design 12G SFP Optical Module
12G SFP Optical Module

Optical Module with LC Connectors
[BMD-12GBIOPT]

Blackmagic Design 6G SFP Optical Module
6G SFP Optical Module

Optical Module with LC Connectors
[BMD-6GBIOPT]

Blackmagic Design 3G-SDI Arduino Shield
3G-SDI Arduino Shield

Arduino expansion board or “shield” to develop custom control solutions for Blackmagic Design cameras
[BMD-CINSTUDXURDO/3G]

Blackmagic Design 3G SFP Optical Module
3G SFP Optical Module

Optical Module with LC Connectors
[BMD-3GBIOPT]

New launches at ISE 2020

Here's an overview of our vendors exhibiting at ISE 2020. Please call us on +44 (0)1457 851000 if you would like to book a stand tour with one of our manufacturers. BLACKMAGIC DESIGN HALL 3, STAND C140 The Video Assist 12G 5” and 7” monitor recorders are now shipping. The original HD versions were incredibly popular with AV technicians who wanted to verify SDI and HDMI feeds and check waveform levels. For production teams, their 4K HDR capture makes them a superb on-camera SD card recorder. The ATEM Mini is a very small, cost-effective 4 channel HDMI video switcher with streaming output. Great as a portable mixer or a signal switcher, it’s being adopted by everyone from conference producers to AV technicians looking for simple HDMI switching.

Major announcements from Blackmagic Design

Not just some new products and technical updates from Blackmagic Design. No, these are major new products and massive technical updates.

Derby Country FC goes live with Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design has today announced that Derby County Football Club (DCFC) has invested in a multi camera live production workflow featuring the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K, Micro Studio Camera 4K and URSA Mini 4.6K. Led by head of broadcast, Matt Reeder, and Chief Technology Officer, Stuart Fisher, DCFC has taken the unprecedented decision and become one of the first Championship clubs to broadcast its own extensive coverage of its English Football League (EFL) fixtures as well as a wide range of pre and post match content via the club’s streaming platform, RamsTV.

Inside Blackmagic Design's UltraHD Mobile Demo Vehicle

The Blackmagic Design UltraHD Mobile Demo Vehicle is on tour again and 2 extra dates. Come and see the latest Blackmagic Design Ultra HD Solutions. Featuring thier latest products, including those announced at NAB 2014, the UK tour allows you a unique opportunity to discover and experience these first hand.

Blackmagic launches 10 new products at NAB 2014

Blackmagic launches 10 new products at NAB 2014

What's new in Blackmagic Camera Setup 6.9

New features for Pocket Cinema Camera 6K and 4K

  • Adds studio camera features for Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and 6K.
  • Studio camera features include:
    • Camera control via HDMI connection.
    • Remote lens control.
    • On air red tally indication.
    • Preview green tally indication.
    • DaVinci Resolve primary colour corrector.
    • Remote camera settings.
    • Remote timecode sync.
    • Remote record trigger for Blackmagic RAW.
    • Preview and tally indicator on LCD.
  • Various stability and improvements.

Camera Update 6.8

Blackmagic Camera Setup 6.8 allows you to update your Blackmagic Cinema Camera to the latest software release for new features, bug fixes and other enhancements.

New features for Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

  • Improved camera startup time.
  • Improved USB PTP control performance.
  • Increased 4K 2.40:1 recording height to 1720.
  • Fixed issue with slow mounting of media containing large number of clips.

New features for Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

  • Improved camera startup time.
  • Improved USB PTP control performance.
  • Fixed issue with slow mounting of media containing large number of clips.
  • Fixed issue where EF lens stabilization cannot be turned on if camera is started with lens stablization turned off.

There are no new features in Camera Setup 6.8 for any other camera models.


Camera Update 6.7

New features for URSA Broadcast

  • Add language localization support.
  • Add new demosaic algorithm for improved sensor response.
  • Add extra level of gain control up to +18dB.
  • Add gain slider and 1/3 stop gain adjustment.
  • Add lens correction for B4 lenses.
  • Add ability to remap buttons on broadcast lenses.
  • Add Blackmagic RAW recording format.
  • Add LUT embedding in Blackmagic RAW clips.
  • Add 720p SDI output on main SDI and 720p SDI input.
  • Add sensor pixel recalibration in camera.
  • Add ability to adjust line level audio.
  • Add sidetone level adjustment.
  • Add improved ballistics and scaling of audio meters.
  • Add choice of -18 or -20dB reference levels for audio meters.
  • Add ability to remap the HFR button.
  • Add ability to disable function and HFR buttons.
  • Add press-to-focus for EF, PL and B4 lenses with focus servo.
  • Add quick media switching from the heads up display.
  • Add support for HDR metadata in SDI output.
  • Add 'LUT' icon to status text overlays.
  • Add 'PRE' icon to status text overlays for preset timecode.
  • Add 2:1, 1:1 and 4:5 monitoring frame guides.
  • Add customizable frame guides.
  • Add ability to lock timecode to SDI Input.
  • Retain jam synced timecode after power cycle.
  • Improved jam sync timecode accuracy after playback.
  • Improved stability when using external or program reference.
  • Improved compatibility for embedded audio on SDI outputs.
  • Improved thermal performance.
  • Improved ND filter status text.
  • Improved Canon B4 lens support.
  • Improved EF lens support.
  • Improved auto exposure speed and performance.
  • Improved auto focus performance.
  • Improved media formatting user interface.
  • Improved clip playback for renamed clips.
  • Numerous performance and stability improvements.
  • Removed old Cinema DNG format.

New features for URSA Studio Viewfinder

  • Add support for new URSA Broadcast gain settings.
  • Add support for new 4:5 and 1:1 frame guides.
  • Add improved ballistics and scaling of audio meters.
  • Add choice of -18 or -20dB reference levels for audio meters.
  • Fixed bug where focus assist changes colour on power cycle.

New features for URSA Viewfinder

  • Add support for new URSA Broadcast gain settings.
  • Add support for new 4:5 and 1:1 frame guides.

What's new in Blackmagic RAW 1.6.1

  • Added Blackmagic URSA Broadcast support.
  • Blackmagic RAW Avid Media Composer plugin general performance and stability improvements.
  • Blackmagic RAW Adobe Premiere Pro plugin general performance and stability improvements.

There are no new features in 6.7 for other camera models. We are working on a firmware update for the Blackmagic Camera & Studio Fiber Converters which will follow in 2020.


What's new in Blackmagic Camera Setup 6.6

New features in Blackmagic RAW

  • Blackmagic RAW Avid Media Composer plugin general performance and stability improvements.
  • Blackmagic RAW Adobe Premiere Pro plugin general performance and stability improvements.
  • CUDA general performance and stability improvements.

New features for Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

  • Added support for Blackmagic Pocket Battery Grip.
  • Added support for language localization.
  • Added support for built-in camera horizon tool.
  • Added support for 4K 2.4:1 4096 x 1712 recording in Blackmagic RAW up to 75 fps.
  • Added support for 2.6K 2688 x 1512 up to 120 fps recording in Blackmagic RAW suitable for Super16mm lenses.
  • Added support for 2.8K 4:3 2880 x 2160 recording in Blackmagic RAW up to 80 fps for anamorphic lenses.
  • Added support for 2x desqueeze preview when recording 4K 4:3.
  • Added support for 1.33x desqueeze preview.
  • Added support for pinch to zoom up to 8x magnification.
  • Added USB PTP control support.
  • Added ability to embed custom 3D LUTs in Blackmagic RAW clips as metadata.
  • Added common off-speed frame rate options above slider when changing frames.
  • Added common ISO options above slider when changing ISO settings.
  • Added 1:1 and 4:5 frame guide options.
  • Added ability to type in customized frame guide ratios.
  • Added ability to monitor voltage level when powering via 12V DC connector.
  • Improved auto focus performance.

New features for Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

  • Added support for Blackmagic Pocket Battery Grip.
  • Added support for language localization.
  • Added support for built-in camera horizon tool.
  • Added support for pinch to zoom up to 8x magnification.
  • Added USB PTP control support.
  • Added ability to type in customized frame guide ratios.
  • Improved auto focus performance.
No new features in 6.6 for other camera models.

What's new in Blackmagic Camera Setup 6.5.1

New features for URSA Mini Pro G2
  • Improved compatibility for embedded audio on SDI outputs.

No new features in 6.5.1 for other camera models.


What's new in Blackmagic Camera Setup 6.3

New support for URSA Mini Pro G2

  • Add slow-mo frame rates up to 120 fps in 4.6K Blackmagic RAW.
  • Add windowed rates up to 150 fps in Ultra HD Blackmagic RAW.
  • Add windowed rates up to 300 frames in HD Blackmagic RAW.
  • Add frame rates up to 120 fps in Ultra HD ProRes.
  • Add windowed rates up to 240 fps in 2K and HD ProRes.
  • Add common off-speed frame rate options above slider.
  • Add ability to embed custom LUTs in Blackmagic RAW clips.
  • Add touch-to-focus for EF, PL and B4 lenses with focus servo.
  • Add ability to change ISO in 1/3 stop increments and ISO slider.
  • Add Generation 4 color science and HDR LUTs.
  • Add USB-C Recording to flash disks.
  • Add support for pixel recalibration on black shading in camera.
  • Add ability to adjust Line level audio.
  • Add quick media switching from the heads up display.
  • Add ability to remap the HFR button.
  • Add ability to disable function and HFR buttons.
  • Add LUT icon to Status Text overlays.
  • Add 'PRE icon to Status Text overlays for preset timecode.
  • Improved auto focus performance.
  • Improved media formatting user interface.
  • Added URSA Mini Pro G2 information to URSA Mini Manual.

No new features in 6.3 for other camera models.

Download the latest Firmware and Software

  • Blackmagic Studio Camera (HD/4K)
  • Sun Shield and attaching screws
  • Turret Dust Cap
  • 12V AC Adapter
  • SD card with software and manual

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