Blackmagic Production Camera 4K PL
The world’s smallest super wide dynamic range PL mount 4K digital film camera features cinematic Super 35 sized sensor with global shutter. Includes 12 stops of dynamic range, built in 4K RAW and ProRes SSD recorder, touch screen with metadata entry, strong machined aluminum chassis and more. Includes DaVinci Resolve Studio software for a complete solution for shooting, editing, color correcting and finishing 4K digital film.
22mm x 11.88mm (Super 35).
12-bit RAW files recorded at 4000 x 2160.
4K RAW at 4000 x 2160. ProRes at 3840 x 2160 and 1920 x 1080.
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.
Focus button turns on peaking.
Compatible with manually operated PL mount lens.
PL mount for manually operated lens with manual iris control.
5” and 800 x 480 resolution.
Integrated LCD capacitive touchscreen.
Automatic camera data and user data such as shot number, filenames, and keywords.
Onscreen touch menus and physical buttons for recording and transport control.
Integrated mono microphone.
Integrated mono speaker.
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.
Removable 2.5” SSD.
Please click here for a summary of compatible media.
Mac OS Extended or exFAT format. SSDs can be formatted in camera, or on any Mac or Windows computer. Formatting in camera recommended.
4000 x 2160
CinemaDNG RAW - 265 MB/s
3840 x 2160
Apple ProRes 422 HQ - 110 MB/s
Apple ProRes 422 - 73.6 MB/s
Apple ProRes 422 LT - 51 MB/s
Apple ProRes Proxy - 22.4 MB/s
1920 x 1080
Apple ProRes 422 HQ - 27.5 MB/s
Apple ProRes 422 - 18.4 MB/s
Apple ProRes 422 LT - 12.75 MB/s
Apple ProRes Proxy - 5.6 MB/s
Storage rates based on 30 frames per second.
Lossless CinemaDNG RAW with film dynamic range at 4000 x 2160. Apple ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 422, ProRes 422 LT and ProRes 422 Proxy at 3840 x 2160 and 1920 x 1080 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 48 kHz and 24-bit.
1 x 2.5mm LANC for Record Start and Stop.
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.
SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 424M Level B , Draft SMPTE 2081-1.
SDI Audio Sampling
48 kHz and 24-bit
DaVinci Resolve Studio grading software including Resolve USB dongle for Mac OS X and Windows. Blackmagic Camera Setup for Mac OS X and Windows. Blackmagic UltraScope. Blackmagic Media Express software. Disk Speed Test.
DaVinci Resolve, Fusion, Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, Photoshop CC, Pro Tools, UltraScope, Media Express, Disk Speed Test.
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.
Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
Integrated Lithium-Ion Polymer rechargeable battery. 11V-30V DC port for external battery power or use included 12V AC adapter.
12V-30V DC port for external battery power or use included 12V AC adapter.
Approximately 90 minutes.
Battery Charge Time
Approximately 2 hours when not in use.
Blackmagic Cinema Camera Handles.
0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
0% to 90% non-condensing
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K PL
Turret Dust Cap
12V AC Adapter
SD card with software and manual
DaVinci Resolve Studio USB dongle
12 Month Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.