Blackmagic Design has introduced a brand new household of studio cameras designed for dwell manufacturing. The Studio Digicam 4K Plus and Studio Digicam 4K Professional provide skilled options in a compact and transportable design, effectively suited to industrial model manufacturing, multicam content material creation studios, and vertical markets corresponding to home of worship, leisure, and company coaching/shows.
Blackmagic Studio Cameras have the identical options as giant studio cameras, miniaturized right into a single compact and transportable design. Plus with digital movie digicam dynamic vary and colour science, the cameras can deal with extraordinarily troublesome lighting situations whereas producing cinematic trying photographs.
The Blackmagic Studio Digicam 4K Plus options acquire from -12dB (100 ISO) as much as +36dB (25,600 ISO) so it’s optimized to cut back grain and noise in photographs, whereas sustaining the total dynamic vary of the sensor. The acquire might be set from the digicam, or remotely from a switcher utilizing the SDI or Ethernet distant digicam management.
The superb 4K sensor mixed with Blackmagic technology 5 colour science provides prospects the identical imaging expertise utilized in digital movie cameras. The colour corrector may even be managed from the switcher.
With 13 stops of dynamic vary, the digicam has darker blacks and brighter whites, excellent for colour correction. The sensor contains a decision of 4096 x 2160 which is nice for each HD and Extremely HD work. Plus, all fashions help from 23.98 fps as much as 60 fps. Moreover, with the favored MFT lens mount, Blackmagic Studio Cameras are suitable with a variety of reasonably priced photographic lenses.
In contrast to different rivals, the Blackmagic Studio Digicam 4K Professional has SDI connections that embody talkback so the switcher operator can talk with cameras throughout dwell occasions.
Blackmagic Studio cameras have a good quantity of connections for tethering to each client and broadcast tools. All fashions function HDMI with tally, digicam management and document set off, so are excellent for ATEM Mini switchers.
There are additionally headphone and mic connections, and a couple of USB-C enlargement ports. The superior Blackmagic Studio Digicam 4K Professional mannequin is designed for broadcast workflows so has 12G-SDI, 10GBASE-T Ethernet, talkback and balanced XLR audio inputs.
The 10G Ethernet permits all video, tally, talkback and digicam energy by way of a single connection, so setup is far sooner. That’s similar to an SMPTE fiber workflow, however utilizing normal Class 6A copper Ethernet cable so it’s a lot decrease price.
The Blackmagic Studio Digicam 4K Professional mannequin helps connecting cameras by way of a single Ethernet cable. It has 10G Ethernet as a substitute for SMPTE fiber so it’s a lot decrease price. The Ethernet contains all digicam video, program return feeds, tally, talkback, digicam management and likewise energy. The Blackmagic Studio Digicam additionally contains a high-speed USB-C enlargement port that enables prospects to document to exterior disks or connect with a variety of equipment.
Past that, the Professional mannequin contains the perfect audio ever designed right into a studio digicam. The skilled 2-channel balanced XLR inputs help +24 dBu line degree and have an extremely low noise microphone preamplifier with P48 phantom energy alongside an equal enter noise (E.I.N.) of -131 dBV(A).
All Blackmagic Studio Digicam 4K fashions embody a tripod mount with a machined metallic design and fast mounting plate. In addition they have plenty of totally different energy choices.
All models sport a typical 12V DC locking energy connector so the cable gained’t be by accident pulled out. Nonetheless, if customers are utilizing a single Ethernet cable to hook up with the Blackmagic Studio Digicam 4K Professional mannequin, then the entire digicam and its equipment might be powered from the Ethernet connection.
Blackmagic Studio Cameras Highlights
- Designed particularly for dwell manufacturing.
- Carbon fiber strengthened polycarbonate chassis.
- As much as 25,600 ISO for unimaginable low gentle efficiency.
- Native 4K sensor with 13 stops of dynamic vary.
- Appropriate with a variety of standard MFT lenses.
- Massive 7 inch excessive brightness viewfinder.
- Consists of 12G-SDI, HDMI, 10G Ethernet connections.
- Single 10G Ethernet permits SMPTE fiber model workflow.
- USB-C port permits recording on to exterior disks.
- Options unimaginable high quality Blackmagic RAW recording.
- Inbuilt stereo microphones with vast separation.
- Skilled mini XLR inputs with 48 volt phantom energy.
- Consists of tripod mount for fast location setup.
- Powers by 12V or Ethernet connection.
- Elective focus and zoom calls for for lens management.
- Blackmagic Studio Converter permits all connections by way of Ethernet.
Blackmagic Studio Cameras can be found now ranging from $1,295 at Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
The corporate can be increasing its Net Presenter vary, including a 4K mannequin to ship upgraded UltraHD, H.264 encoding for high-quality dwell streaming. Blackmagic Net Presenter 4K is retailing for $695.
Final however not least, the Blackmagic HyperDeck Studio household of disk recorders now options an up to date design and gives help for extra media sorts. There are 4 new fashions all recording as much as H.264, Apple ProRes, DNxHD with PCM and AAC audio:
- The 3G-SDI HD Mini data and performs to SD, UHS-II playing cards or exterior USB disks as much as 1080p60
- The bigger HD Plus provides up to date transport controls, entrance panel headphone and speaker and SDI monitoring
- The total rack HD Professional gives SD and SSD slots for extra versatility, in addition to a search dial with clutch
- The 4K Professional mannequin data H.264, H.265, ProRes or DNx in SD, HD and Extremely HD in requirements as much as 2160p60
HyperDeck Studio fashions can be found from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide ranging from $495.
[source: Blackmagic Design]