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Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is Now The Cheapest 4K Pro Camera on the Market

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is Now The Cheapest 4K Pro Camera on the Market

Think you can’t afford a 4K digital production camera? Think again. The highly anticipated Production Camera 4K
is now shipping — and here’s the good news. Blackmagic has dropped the initial $4,000 price more than $1,000 to make the camera more accessible to filmmakers at $2,995, Blackmagic Design announced today. The new pricing makes the camera the cheapest 4K pro camera on the market — at least for the moment.

The new price — the lowest of any 4K digital production camera — will be available for all customers, including pre-orders. It will be available at Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide. Blackmagic Production
Camera 4K is a super high resolution 4K digital production camera for
Ultra HD television production. It features a large Super 35 sensor,
professional global shutter and EF and ZE compatible lens mount.

The
support from the creative community for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera
and Production Camera 4K has been amazing,said Grant Petty, CEO,
Blackmagic Design in a statement. “As with all of our products, we work hard in
production to reduce costs so we can pass along the savings, even to our
first Blackmagic Production Camera 4K customers. The Blackmagic
Production Camera 4K is a perfect companion for ATEM Production 4K
switchers and we hope the new low price will help more customers to
expand their Ultra HD live production set ups with even more camera
angles!

Here are the key features according to Blackmagic:

Key Features
  • Ultra HD 3840 x 2160 resolution
  • ProRes 422 (HQ)™ recording
  • Super 35 sensor
  • Global shutter
  • EF and ZE compatible lens mount
  • Built-in SSD recorder
  • 5 LCD touchscreen
  • Metadata entry
  • 6G-SDI output for 10-bit HD and Ultra HD

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