Blackmagic Design unveils its first full-frame mannequin, the Cinema Digital camera 6K

Blackmagic Design has unveiled the Cinema Camera 6K, its debut mannequin with the L-Mount alliance and first full-frame digital camera. It comes with an all-new 24.6-megapixel sensor (6,048 x 4,032), shoots as much as 6K and has twin native ISO for "unimaginable low-light efficiency," the corporate mentioned. As a substitute of utilizing Canon's EF mount because it has up to now, it is going to work with L-mount lenses from Panasonic, Leica, Sigma and different companions within the L-mount alliance. As with different Blackmagic Design cameras, it's designed for cinema taking pictures so it lacks primary options like steady autofocus and built-in stabilization. 

"With the brand new Blackmagic Cinema Digital camera 6K, we wished to create probably the most transportable digital camera attainable for top finish, giant format cinematography," mentioned CEO Grant Petty. "That’s why we took the Pocket Cinema Digital camera platform however fully re-engineered the electronics inside round a full body sensor and L-Mount."

Blackmagic Design unveils its first full-frame model, the Cinema Camera 6K
Blackmagic Design

The brand new sensor provides a number of benefits for movie shooters, particularly shallower depth of area and higher efficiency in low mild. To that finish, the corporate is promising 13 stops of dynamic vary and twin ISO efficiency as much as 25,600. With the L-mount, it's additionally Blackmagic Design's first mirrorless fashion mount, with a comparatively brief flange distance that makes it slimmer than previous fashions. The drawback to that, although, is that there's no room for the built-in ND filter discovered on previous fashions.

The Cinema Digital camera 6K can shoot in all customary resolutions and body charges as much as DCI 4K and 6K, and stills at as much as 24.6 megapixels. 6K open gate (3:2) is obtainable at as much as 36fps, or 60fps at 6,048 x 2,520 (2.4:1) and 60fps at 4,096 x 2,160 (4K DCI). "Prospects may even work in true anamorphic 6:5 at a lot increased resolutions than different cameras utilizing anamorphic lenses in 4.8K 24fps at 4,838 x 4,032," the corporate mentioned. The utmost 120fps body price is obtainable in HD.

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Blackmagic Design unveils its first full-frame model, the Cinema Camera 6K
Blackmagic Design

It comes with a really shiny 1,500 nit 5-inch tilting (however not totally articulating) HDR touchscreen that makes it attainable to examine HDR video straight from the digital camera, even in shiny circumstances. Blackmagic provides the standard taking pictures aids like histogram, focus peaking, ranges, body guides and extra. You can too apply your personal 3D LUTs for monitoring. It has the Blackmagic's contact interface that's intuitive and nice to make use of.

Video is recorded within the 12-bit Blackmagic RAW (BRAW) or H.264 proxy codecs, both to CFexpress B or an SSD through the USB-C port. Different options embrace a variety of audio ports, together with a locking XLR port, an HDMI output, NP-F570 batteries (together with a locking DC energy connector) and an non-obligatory BMPCC Professional Grip. The Cinema Digital camera 6K is now on sale for $2,595 — making it the lowest-price full-frame cinema-specific digital camera on the market. 

Blackmagic Design unveils its first full-frame model, the Cinema Camera 6K
Blackmagic Design

Together with the Cinema Digital camera 6K, Blackmagic Design debuted the Blackmagic Camera iPhone app that provides customers cinema-like digital camera controls and appears. "Prospects can modify settings comparable to body price, shutter angle, white steadiness and ISO all in a single faucet. Or report on to Blackmagic Cloud in trade customary 10-bit Apple ProRes recordsdata as much as 4K," the corporate wrote. It additionally works with Blackmagic Cloud, letting creators collaborate with different customers. It's now accessible on the App Retailer as a free obtain. 

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