Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 | Company

FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 23, 2022–

Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2, a next generation model of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 features an adjustable touchscreen to make framing shots easier, a larger battery for longer shots without the need to charge or change batteries, and support for an optional electronic viewfinder. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 features the latest Gen 5 Blackmagic color science and retains the acclaimed Super 35 HDR cinematic image sensor with 13 stops of dynamic range, dual ISO and EF lens mount native to the model previous.

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A next generation 6K digital camera model with adjustable screen, larger battery and optional viewfinder! (Photo: BusinessWire)

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 is available immediately from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$1,995.

The sleek design of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera packs an incredible array of high-end digital movie features into a miniaturized portable design. Crafted from a lightweight carbon fiber polycarbonate composite, the camera features a multi-function grip with all recording, ISO, WB and shutter angle controls within easy reach of customers. Because this is an advanced digital camera, the sensor is designed to reduce thermal noise allowing for sharper shadows and higher ISO sensitivity. Plus, the large 5-inch LCD screen achieves perfect focus at both 4K and 6K resolutions.

Featuring a larger 6144 x 3456 Super 35 sensor and EF lens mount, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 allows customers to use larger EF photographic lenses to create cinematic images with depth of weaker field, allowing creative blurred backgrounds and beautiful bokeh effects.

With the advanced Blackmagic operating system, customers benefit from an intuitive and user-friendly camera operating system based on the latest technologies. The interface uses simple touch and swipe gestures to adjust settings, add metadata, and view recording status. Customers also get full control over advanced camera features such as on-screen focus and exposure tools, 3D LUTs, HDR, metadata capture, timecode , Blackmagic RAW settings, etc.

Whether users are shooting in bright sunlight or almost no light, the 13 stops of dynamic range with dual native ISO up to 25,600 deliver stunning low-noise images in all lighting conditions. Additionally, the 6K models feature a larger Super 35 sensor that allows shooting with shallow depth of field and anamorphic lenses. All models allow customers to shoot up to 60 fps or 120 fps windowed. An incredible sensor combined with Blackmagic color science means customers benefit from the same imaging technology as the most expensive digital cameras.

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features a large, bright 5-inch touchscreen that allows customers to easily frame shots and focus with precision. On-screen overlays display status and recording parameters, histogram, peak focus indicators, levels, frame guides and more. The Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 LCD Monitor is a more advanced screen that can be tilted up and down for easier control of a shot from any position.

Featuring the same Gen 5 color science as the top-of-the-line URSA Mini Pro 12K, the new Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 delivers even more advanced image quality with stunning, accurate skin tones and true colors in every shot. of sight. Customers benefit from a new 12-bit dynamic gamma curve designed to capture more color data in highlights and shadows for better looking images. Color science also handles some of the complex processing of Blackmagic RAW images, so color and dynamic range data from the sensor is preserved via metadata that customers can use in post-production.

Pocket Cinema Camera 6K models support an optional viewfinder to make outdoor and handheld shooting accurate and easy. Customers benefit from a high-quality integrated 1280 x 960 color OLED display with built-in proximity sensor, 4-element glass diopter for incredible precision with wide focus adjustment from -4 to +4. A built-in digital focus chart ensures customers have the perfect viewfinder focus setup. Clients can also display critical status information such as frame guides. The Pocket Cinema Camera Pro EVF quickly connects via a single connector. The sight has a swivel range of 70 degrees and comes with 4 different types of eyecups for the left and right eyes.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K models now use larger NP-F570 batteries for longer shooting times without the need to change or charge batteries. A locking DC power connector is used so customers don’t have to worry about losing power during a shoot. Plus, the included AC outlet pack can power the camera and charge the battery simultaneously. Even the USB-C expansion port can charge the battery, so customers can use portable batteries, cell phone chargers or laptops. The optional battery grip allows customers to add additional batteries to dramatically increase camera power so customers can keep shooting all day.

All Pocket Cinema Camera models include a full version of DaVinci Resolve Studio, which is the same software used in Hollywood to create high-end feature films, episodic TV shows, commercials and more. DaVinci Resolve offers the new Cut Page with smart editing tools and innovative new features designed to help customers quickly find the footage they want, edit it together, and quickly output it. In addition to the new cut page, customers also benefit from DaVinci’s legendary professional editing, advanced color correction, audio publishing and visual effects tools, all in one software application.

“Since the release of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro, customers have requested that certain features be added to the 6K model,” said Grant Petty, CEO of Blackmagic Design. “We have been able to achieve even greater manufacturing efficiency, which means we are now able to launch this new 6K model which adds an adjustable LCD touchscreen, longer battery life, OLED viewfinder support and improved on-screen menus We are excited to offer these additional features that have been so popular with customers!

BLACKMAGIC 6K G2 POCKET CINEMA CAMERA FEATURES

  • Designed from carbon fiber polycarbonate composite.
  • 6144 x 3456 sensor with 13 stops and dual native ISO up to 25,600.
  • Compatible with a wide range of popular EF lenses.
  • Up to ISO 25600 for incredible low-light performance.
  • Standard open file formats compatible with popular software.
  • Adjustable LCD screen.
  • Includes Blackmagic Generation 5 color science.
  • Optional Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Pro EVF.
  • Professional mini XLR inputs with 48 volt phantom power.
  • Larger NP-F570 battery, optional Blackmagic Pocket Camera Battery Pro Grip.
  • Includes full DaVinci Resolve Studio for post-production.

AVAILABILITY AND PRICE

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 is available now for US$1,995, excluding local taxes and duties, from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.

PRESS PHOTOGRAPHY

Product photos of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2, as well as all other Blackmagic Design products, are available at www.blackmagicdesign.com/media/images.

ABOUT BLACKMAGIC DESIGN

Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital cameras, color correctors, video converters, video surveillance systems, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and real-time film scanners for feature film, post-production and broadcast television. Industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards have revolutionized the quality and affordability of post-production, while Emmy™-winning DaVinci color correction products have dominated the TV and film industry for 1984. Blackmagic Design continues to innovate in revolutionary ways, including 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI products and stereoscopic and Ultra HD 3D workflows. Founded by world-renowned editors and post-production engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the US, UK, Japan, Singapore and Australia. For more information, visit www.blackmagicdesign.com.

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