Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Package Now Available

Blackmagic Production Camera

Meet The Newest Member of the Family!

We are very pleased to announce that we have added a Blackmagic Production Camera (EF mount) to our inventory of in-house video production equipment, allowing us to offer clients truly cinematic image quality with 4K Ultra HD resolution.

Having the 4K Production Camera in house means we can offer a full 4K workflow without the need to secure additional equipment from our rental partners, which means significant cost savings for our clients.

Blackmagic Production Camera

Future Proof Your Next Production

Since the camera has been designed specifically for high quality image acquisition, the Production Camera is the perfect choice for many of the projects we work on, including independent film, music videos, commercial and television production.

Heavy Digital was founded as a DSLR shop, and over the past few years we’ve built up quite a sizeable equipment collection, based around Canon EF lenses and DSLR form factor accessories, making the BMPC a logical choice for our studio. Since the BMPC form factor is very similar to DSLRs, pretty much all of our lenses and accessories work with this camera, meaning we’re ready to start your project running!

Technical Specs

For the camera geeks out there, here are the technical specs of the camera

Active Sensor Resolution
3840 × 2160
Shooting Resolutions
3840 × 2160, 1920 × 1080
Frame Rates
23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p
Effective Sensor Size
21.12mm x 11.88mm (Super 35)
Dynamic Range
12 stops
Lens Mount
EF
Microphone
Integrated mono microphone
Mounting Options
3 × 1/4″-20 thread mounting points on top of camera.
1 × 1/4″ thread tripod mount with locator pin.
Power
Integrated Lithium-ion Polymer rechargeable battery.
12V-30V DC port for external battery power or use included 12V AC adapter.
Battery Life
Approximately 60 minutes
Camera Body Dimensions
166mm x 113mm x 126mm
Camera Weight
1.7 kg / 3.75 lb
Storage Type
Removable 2.5” SSD
Storage Rates
[unavailable]
Recording Formats
4K RAW, Apple ProRes (4K & 1920×1080) 10-bit YUV with choice of Film or Video Dynamic Range.
SDI Video Output
1 × 6G-SDI 10-bit 4:2:2 with choice of Film or Video Dynamic Range
Analog Audio Input
2 × 1/4” jacks for professional balanced analog audio, switchable between mic and line levels.
Analog Audio Output
1 × 3.5mm stereo headphone output
SDI Audio Output
4 channels in HD-SDI
Remote Control
1 × 2.5mm LANC for Rec Start/Stop, Iris Control and Focus Control
Computer Interface
Thunderbolt port for capture of RAW video and audioUSB 2.0 mini B port for software updates and configuration
Specialty
Video

We hope you’re as excited about the Blackmagic Production Camera as we are. Stay tuned in the coming weeks and months for test footage and completed films as we start using it in the field, and f you’d like to talk about using this great piece of gear on your next production, contact us using the form below!