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Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K


The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K now boasts even more powerful features with its larger 6144 x 3456 Super 35mm Sensor, to capture high-quality cinematic video footage and shallower depths of field. Recording has enhanced in so many ways where you can now record 6K, with frame rates of up to 50 fps at a striking 6144 x 3456 16:9 native resolution; a dual native 400 & 3200 ISO to 25 600 ensuring beautiful low noise images in all kinds of lighting conditions.

The lightweight Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K now features an EF lens mount, letting you take advantage of larger EF photographic lenses to create astonishing, cinematic images making it the ideal camera for television programming, feature filming and documentaries. The high-end 6K camera combines the sensor with the latest Blackmagic Generation 4 Colour Science for stunning skin tones and faithful colour reproduction, and to achieve enhanced imaging technology that features in most expensive digital film cameras. The EF mount lens also allows you to still adjust focus and iris from the buttons on the camera or the touch screen.

Other powerful features and specifications includes 13 stops of dynamic range, an impressive bright 1920 x 1080 5 touchscreen LCD, as well as a 1920 x 1080 monitor output; professional audio support consisting of a mini XLR input with phantom +48V power as well as 4 built-in mics; 3D LUT application for both monitoring and recording; image quality of up to 21.2MP, built-in CFast and SD UHS-II card recorders, and a USB-C expansion port; a built-in timecode generator for faster Multi Camera Shoots in Perfect Sync. You can even control your Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K via a Bluetooth connection, and even trigger all cameras to record at the same time.

  • Active Canon EF Mount
  • Super 35-Sized HDR Sensor
  • Record 6K 6144 x 3456 up to 50 fps
  • Dual Native 400 & 3200 ISO to 25,600
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Lightweight Carbon Fiber Polycarbonate Composite Construction

The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K features an elegant design thats packed with extremely high-end digital film features. Engineered from lightweight carbon fiber polycarbonate composite to make filming an extreme pleasure. The design also incorporates a multifunction handgrip that features controls for ISO, recording, White Balance and shutter angle right at your fingertips.

Super 35mm, 6144 x 3456 Film Sensor

Built-in to the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K is a native Super 35mm sensor that features a large 6144 x 3456 resolution making it suitable to shoot in bright sunlight or in almost no light at all. The 6K camera also features 13 stops of dynamic range, as well as dual native ISO up to 25 600 for enhanced, and low noise images in all kinds of lighting conditions. The Super 35mm sensor is also carefully designed to ensure shallow depths of field and anamorphic lenses.

Active Canon EF-Mount Compatibility

The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K is now compatible with Canon EF-mount lenses, making the 6K Pocket Cinema Camera compatible with the largest range and most popular lenses in the world. Making it ideal if you already own EF lenses from your DSLR camera. The active lens mount also ensures that you can adjust focus and iris from the buttons on the camera, or via the touchscreen.

High Dynamic Range (HDR) Images

High Dynamic Range is the distance between the lightest and darkest parts of an image, simply measured in stops. Featuring an impressive 13 stops of dynamic range, providing you with more detail in the lightest and darkest areas of an image. The Dynamic Range will also ensure that it retains the details when adjusting exposure for an indoor scene.

Dual Gain ISO

Technology has just gotten better with the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, as it features dual gain ISO of up to 25 600. This simply means that it will effectively reduce grain or noise in images, while maintaining the full dynamic range of the sensor. Making the native ISO of 400 ideal for scenes with on-set lighting, while with the secondary high base ISO of 3200 will be great for shooting in dimly lit conditions.

Multiple Resolutions and Frame Rates

Powered with advanced features, makes it possible for the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K to shoot in all standard resolutions and frame rates from HD up to 6K, as well as still images at 21.2MP on the 6K camera. Frame rates that it allows you to shoot in, includes 50 fps at 6144 x 3456 16:9 or 60 fps at 6144 x 2560 2.4:1 and 60 fps at 5744 x 3024 17:9. You are also capable of windowing the sensor for higher frame rates, where you can then shoot up to 120 fps at 2.8K 2868 x 1512 17:9.

Compatible File Formats

Once finished recording and it's time for Post Production, The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K ensures that friendly file formats are recorded making possible to open up with all post production software, letting you select your preferred software.

Standard SD Cards, UHS-II or CFast 2.0 Media Compatibility

Built-in to the latest Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K are CFast and SD UHS-II card recorders, as well as a USB-C expansion port allowing you to record directly to an external media disk (Hard Drives & SSD's). This enables you to utilise regular SD cards for HD or higher performance UHS-II and CFast cards for native 4K or 6K when using Blackmagic RAW.

Quality of RAW Video

To maintain high video/image quality, the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K has been designed with Blackmagic RAW to capture and preserve the quality of the sensor data from your camera. This ensures that youll achieve superb detail and colour throughout the production pipeline from your compact Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K to editing, as well as colour and mastering. Additionally, with Blackmagic RAW youll have the highest quality, smallest files and the fastest performance.

Large 5 Touchscreen for Fast and Accurate Focus

The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K features a large, bright 5 touchscreen on the rear, making it extremely easy for users to perfectly frame shots, and to accurately focus. The touchscreen is an advantage to filmmakers, as users wont have to carry around external monitors or viewfinders. The screen also displays vital information while shooting, menus for setting up the camera and an intuitive touch to focus controls.

Generation 4 Colour Science

For superb image quality, the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K incorporates Generation 4 Colour Science, found in the high end URSA Mini Pro G2 to ensure that the 6K camera produces stunning, accurate skin tones and faithful colour in each and every single shot. The technology combines complex dynamic 12-bit gamma curve thats designed to capture more colour data in the highlights and shadows, for enhanced, image quality.

Wide Range of Professional Connections

Regardless of the size, the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K features a wide range of connections for audio, monitoring, power and more. Built-in to the design is a HDMI connector for monitoring with support for HDR and clean 10-bit output, where youll be able to connect up an HDMI display or television for on set monitoring. Other connectors also include a mini XLR connection with 48V Phantom Power, where you can then attach professional microphones, a 3.5mm video camera style microphone input, headphone connection and a professional locking DC power connector.

4 Built in microphones, mini XLR input, 3.5mm input

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K gives you professional high fidelity audio recording so you dont have to carry around a separate sound recorder. The camera features a mini XLR input with 48 volts of phantom power for connecting professional microphones such as lapel mics and booms. There are also four built in microphones with an extremely low noise floor so you can capture great sound on location. Theres even a 3.5mm stereo audio jack so you can use different types of video camera microphones.

Flexible Power Options LP-E6 battery, DC and USB-C

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K uses standard removable LP-E6 (included) or LP-E6N type batteries. You also get a locking DC power connector so it cant be accidentally disconnected in the middle of a shoot. The included 110 - 220 volt plug pack can be used to simultaneously power the camera and charge the LP-E6/ LP-E6N battery. Plus, it includes international socket adapters so it can be used anywhere in the world. The USB-C Expansion Port accepts power so you can charge the battery from portable battery packs, a mobile phone charger or even your laptop computer. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K gives you a wide range of flexible power options so you can shoot all day.

Includes DaVinci Resolve Studio for professional editing

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K includes a full version of DaVinci Resolve Studio, which is a complete post production solution. You get the worlds most advanced solution that combines professional editing, color correction, audio post and visual effects all in one software tool. DaVinci Resolve is used to finish more Hollywood feature films than any other solution, so you'll get the best possible post production tools to edit native video from your camera and retain every bit of quality. Whether youre working on major Hollywood feature films, episodic television productions, music videos, commercials or even the latest YouTube shoot, DaVinci Resolve Studio gives you a completely lossless workflow for native editing, color correction, effects, audio and delivery, so your video always looks as good as possible.

Built-in Timecode Generator

With the built-in Timecode generator, youll achieve much faster multi camera shoots in perfect sync. This will allow shooting with more than one camera while maintaining perfect sync. You can easily plug in an external timecode generator such as Tentacle Sync via the 3.5mm audio jack and the camera will automatically detect the timecode, and then lock the internal generator. Once this has been setup, each camera will be able to start and stop recording and all the shots from each individual camera will have the exact timecode. Additionally, the DaVinci Resolve 16.1 software will automatically detect and sync the shots from all cameras.

Wireless Bluetooth Connectivity

Simply position your Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K on the end of a boom, and then take advantage of the Bluetooth connectivity, where you can get full control from up to approx. 10m. To achieve this control, you can easily download the Blackmagic Camera Control app for your iPad or you can either use apps such as Bluetooth+ or tRigger on your iOS and Android devices. Additionally, you can also download the free developer SDK with sample code from the Blackmagic Design developer website, where youll be able to configure your very own remote camera control and digital slate solutions.

In the box
  • Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K (Canon EF)
  • Lens Port Cap
  • Camera Strap
  • Power Supply with International Adapters (30W)
  • LP-E6 Battery
  • DaVinci Resolve Studio Activation Key
Image Sensor
Image Sensor Size 23.1 x 12.99 mm (Super35)
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Resolution 6144 x 3456
Shutter Type Rolling Shutter
ISO 100 to 25,600 (Expanded)
Advertised Dynamic Range 13 Stops
Lens Mount Canon EF
Lens Communication Yes
Built-In ND Filter None
Built-In Microphone Type Stereo
Recording Media 1 x CFast 2.0 Card Slot
1 x SDXC UHS-II Card Slot
Internal Recording
Raw Recording Raw:
6144 x 3456 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50 fps (49 to 483 MB/s) 
6144 x 2560 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (37 to 359 MB/s) 
5744 x 3024 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/50/59.94/60 fps (40 to 395 MB/s) 
Recording Modes ProRes 422HQ: 
4096 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (24.25 to 117.88 MB/s) 
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (22.4 to 110 Mb/s) 
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60/120 fps (27.5 MB/s) 
ProRes 422: 
4096 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (78.63 MB/s) 
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (73.6 MB/s) 
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60/120 fps (18.4 MB/s) 
ProRes 422LT: 
4096 x 2160p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (54.63 MB/s) 
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (51 MB/s) 
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60/120 fps (12.75 MB/s) 
ProRes 422 Proxy: 
4096 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (24.25 MB/s) 
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps (22.4 MB/s) 
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60/120 fps (5.6 MB/s) 
External Recording
Video Output 4:2:2 10-Bit via HDMI: 1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps 
Raw Output USB: 
6144 x 3456 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50 fps 
6144 x 2560 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps 
5744 x 3024 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps 
Video Connectors 1 x HDMI Output
Audio Connectors 1 x Mini XLR Mic/Line Level (+48 V Phantom Power) Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Stereo Mic/Line Level Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Stereo Headphone Output
Other I/O 1 x USB Type-C Video Output
1 x 3.5 mm Timecode Input (Shared with 3.5 mm Mic/Line input)
Wireless Interfaces Bluetooth Control
Display Type LCD
Screen Size 5"
Touchscreen Yes
Screen Resolution 1920 x 1080
Battery Type Canon LP-E6
Power Connectors 1 x Weipu SF610/S2 Input
Operating Temperature 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature --20 to 45°C
Operating Humidity 0 to 90%
Accessory Mount 1 x 1/4"-20 Female
Tripod Mounting Thread 1/4"-20 Female
Material of Construction Carbon Fiber
Dimensions 7 x 4 x 3.8" / 177.8 x 101.6 x 96.52 mm
Weight 1.98 lb / 898 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight 3.65 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.8 x 7.4 x 6.9"

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