Blackmagic Production Camera 4K

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The Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is a complete self contained solution for shooting extremely high resolution Ultra HD 4K content! You get a large Super 35 size sensor with professional global shutter combined with precision EF mount optics, visually lossless compressed CinemaDNG RAW and Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)™ file recording and 12 stops of dynamic range, as well as a 6G-SDI output! Monitor in high resolution on the built in touchscreen, plus change menus and enter metadata. Includes sun shield, power supply, carry strap, UltraScope waveform monitoring software and a full version of DaVinci Resolve software for Mac OS X and Windows.




Camera Features

Effective Sensor Size

21.12mm x 11.88mm (Super 35).

Effective Sensor Resolution

4000 x 2160

RAW Resolution

12-bit RAW files recorded at 
4000 x 2160

Shooting Resolutions

4K RAW at 4000 x 2160. ProRes at 3840 x 2160 and 1920 x 1080.

Frame Rates

4K RAW at 4000 x 2160p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 
Ultra HD 2160p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30,
HD 1080p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30.

Dynamic Range

12 stops.


Focus button turns on peaking, plus auto focus on active lenses.

Iris Control

Iris button adjusts iris settings on compatible lenses so no pixel is clipped in film mode. Scene average auto exposure in video mode.

Lens Mount

EF and ZE mount compatible with electronic iris control.

Screen Dimensions

5" and 800 x 480 resolution.

Metadata Support

Automatic camera data and user data such as shot number, filenames and keywords.

Screen Type

Integrated LCD capacitive touchscreen.


Onscreen touch menus and physical buttons for recording and transport control.


Integrated mono microphone.


Integrated mono speaker.

Mounting Options

3 x 1/4"-20 UNC thread mounting points on top of camera. 1 x 1/4"-20 UNC thread tripod mount with locator pin.

Storage Features

Storage Type

Removable 2.5” SSD.

Storage Format

Mac OS Extended or exFAT format. SSDs can be formatted on any Mac or Windows computer.

Storage Rates

8MB per frame using 4K CinemaDNG RAW fits about 20 minutes of video on a 256 GB solid state disk. Compressed Ultra HD formats fit more than 5 times the amount of RAW video.

Recording Formats

Lossless CinemaDNG RAW with film dynamic range at 4000x2160. Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), ProRes 422, ProRes 422 (LT) and ProRes 422 (Proxy) at 3840x2160 and 1920x1080 10-bit YUV with either film or video dynamic range.


SDI Video Output

1 x 6G-SDI 10-bit 4:2:2 with choice of Film or Video Dynamic Range.

Analog Audio Input

2 x 1/4” jacks for professional balanced analog audio, switchable between mic and line levels.

Analog Audio Output

1 x 3.5mm stereo headphone output.

SDI Audio Output

2 channels in 6G-SDI 48 kHz and 24 bit.

Remote Control

1 x 2.5mm LANC for Rec Start/Stop, Iris Control and Focus.

Computer Interface

Thunderbolt port for waveform monitoring of 1080 HD video, and capture of Ultra HD and 1080 HD video. USB 2.0 Mini-B port for software updates and configuration.

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K EF


SDI Compliance


SDI Audio Sampling

48 kHz and 24-bit


Software Included

DaVinci Resolve grading software including Resolve USB dongle for Mac OS X and Windows. Blackmagic UltraScope. Blackmagic Media Express software. Disk Speed Test.

Software Applications

DaVinci Resolve, Fusion, Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, Photoshop CC, Pro Tools, UltraScope, Media Express, Disk Speed Test.

Operating Systems

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Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later.

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Windows 7 or Windows 8.

Power Requirements

External Power

12V-30V DC port for external battery power or use included 12V AC adapter.


Integrated Lithium-Ion Polymer rechargeable battery. 11V-30V DC port for external battery power or use included 12V AC adapter.

Battery Life

Approximately 90 minutes.

Battery Charge Time

Approximately 2 hours when not in use.


Optional Accessories

Blackmagic Cinema Camera Handles.

Physical Specifications

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K EF

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)

Storage Temperature

-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing

What's Included

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K EF

Sun Shield

Camera Strap

Turret Dust Cap

12V AC Adapter


Product Warranty

12 Month Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.


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