BLACKMAGIC DESIGN Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema 6K | 5.0" | 6K, HD 1080 | Super 35mm
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Overview CINECAMPOCHDEF6K: Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Description The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro is an advanced technology, handheld 6K digital film camera with 6144 x 3456 Super 35 high resolution HDR sensor, dual native ISO, EF lens mount and direct recording to USB‑C disks!
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Product Family Cine Cameras
Product category Digital Cine Cameras
Digital Interface HDMI
Brand Blackmagic Design
Sensor Size Super 35mm
Media Format CFast 2.0 Card SD Card (UHS-II)
Camera Model Blackmagic Pocket Cinema 6K
LCD Screen Size 5.0"
Lens Mount Type Canon EF-Mount
Mic Input 3.5mm 3-Pin XLR (Mini)
Resolution 6K HD 1080

Overview CINECAMPOCHDEF6K: Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera


The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro is an advanced technology, handheld 6K digital film camera with 6144 x 3456 Super 35 high resolution HDR sensor, dual native ISO, EF lens mount and direct recording to USB‑C disks! This powerful model adds an adjustable HDR touchscreen, built in ND filters, and a larger battery for longer run time. You can even add an optional OLED viewfinder!

Featuring a larger 6144 x 3456 Super 35 sensorand EF lens mount,the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K model lets youuse larger EF photographic lenses to create cinematic images with shallower depthof field, allowing creative defocussed backgrounds and gorgeous bokeh effects! Extra resolution also gives you more room for reframing in editing and color correction. This means that you can shoot in 6K and then in post production zoom and re‑frame to allow wide shots and close ups to be created, all from a single camera and without losing image quality!

Introducing the Next Generation Handheld Digital Film Cameras!

Now you can dramatically improve the production value of your work by using digital film! Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is better than a simplevideo camera because it has professional features allowing you to create the same "look" as Hollywood feature films. The combination of high dynamic range, great low light performance and Blackmagic RAW gives you feature film images with precise skin tones and gorgeous organic colors. You get advanced features such as 4K or 6K models, large 5" LCD for easy focus, SD card and CFast media, externalUSB‑C media disk recording, EF or MFT lens mounts andmore! DaVinci Resolve Studio is also included for editing,color correction,audio post and VFX! Find Reseller  

Get the "Hollywood Look"with Digital Film!

Pocket Cinema Cameras have everything you need for feature film, television programingand documentaries, however now these same features can alsobe used to revolutionize other types of work such as blog videos, YouTube content and more. You get the same features foundon expensive digital film cameras, allowing capture ofdeeper colors, higher image detail and a wider dynamic range between the brightest highlights and deepest shadows. It's the key reason why feature films look so amazing and now you can get these same high end production values for any kind of work. Imagine getting film quality on independent film, music videos, weddings, corporate videos, documentaries and more!

Use Pocket Cinema Camera as a Live Studio Camera!

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera now works as a studio camera for live production when used with ATEM Mini! Video and control is via the HDMI connection, which is available as soon as you plug the cameras in. The record light becomes a tally light so you can see which camera is on air! The ATEM Software Control camera page has a camera control unit (CCU) style interface for adjustingand matching your cameras.Move the CCU control vertically for iris and left to right to adjust black level. It's the same as a broadcast CCU! There are also controls for color tint to balance cameras as well as focus, gain and shutter speed. You can even ISO record Blackmagic RAWin the camera for editing later!

Lightweight CarbonFiber Polycarbonate Composite

The elegant design of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera packs an incredible number of high end digital film featuresinto a miniaturized, handheld design. Made from lightweight carbon fiber polycarbonate composite, the camera features a multifunction handgrip with all controls for recording, ISO, WB and shutter angle right at your fingertips. Because it's an advanced digital film camera, the sensor is designed to reduce thermal noise allowing cleaner shadows and higher ISO.Plus the large 5 inch LCD makes it possible to get perfect focusat 4K and 6K resolutions. You also get a removable battery door, 4 shock proof microphones, heavy duty lens mountand built in speaker.  

 Multifunction Gripwith Fingertip Controls!

The multifunction handgrip features a comfortable andfamiliar design that puts important functions such as ISO, WB and shutter buttons right at your fingertips. There’s even a scroll wheel under your index finger for making quick iris adjustments! You get additional controls that go beyond those found on a DSLR, which means you don’t have to go hunting through menus on a tiny screen to find a command! The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features easy to reach recording and still buttons that are placed exactly where you expect them to be, including user assignable function keysand control buttons for high frame rate, focus zoom, menu operation, playback and more.

Back Panel Controls

Conveniently placed below the right thumb rest, you can quickly change shooting speed with the high frame rate button, zoom into the image with the magnifying glass, access setup menus and quickly play back shots for review.

High Resolution Cinematic Digital Film Sensor!

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K features a native sensor resolution of 4096 x 2160, while the 6K model has a native resolution of 6144 x 3456. Whether you’re shooting in bright sunlight or in almost no light at all, both models feature 13 stops of dynamic range and dual native ISO up to 25,600 for stunning low noise images in all lighting conditions. Plus the 6K model's larger Super 35 sensor allows shooting with a shallow depth of field and anamorphic lenses. Both models let you shoot up to 60 fps in full resolution or 120 fps windowed. With Blackmagic Generation 4 Color Science, you get the same imaging technology as ourmost expensive digital film cameras.

Compatible with Cinema and Photographic Lenses!

With 2 models, you can choose between EF or MFT lenses, making Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera compatible with the largest range and most popular lenses in the world! The 6K model features an EF lens mount so you can use lenses you already own from other cameras such as DSLR, URSA Mini Proor even the original Blackmagic Cinema Camera! You can use commonly available photographic lenses that provide incredible creative choice and wonderful feature film quality lens effects. The active lens mount lets you adjust focus and iris from the buttons on the camera or the touch screen. For even greater flexibility, the MFT lens mount on the 4K model can be adapted to PL, C, EF or other lens types!

Dual Gain ISOfor Exceptional Low Light Performance

In digital film ISO is a measurement of the image sensor’s sensitivity to light. This means the higher the ISO number the more sensitivity to light so it’s possible to shoot using natural light even at night! The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features dual gain ISO up to 25,600, which means both the 4K and 6K models are optimized to minimize grain or noise in images, while maintaining the full dynamic range of the sensor. The native ISO of 400 is ideal for scenes with on‑set lighting. The secondary high base ISO of 3200 is perfect when shooting in dimly lit environments. The dual gain is changed automatically so it's easy to capture great images when you don’t have time to set up lights.

Multiple Resolutions and Frame Rates

Depending on the model, the Blackmagic PocketCinema Camera can shoot in all standard resolutionsand frame rates from HD, DCI 4K and even 6K.You can also shoot still photos at 21.2 megapixelson the 6K model and 8.8 megapixels on the 4K model.The 6K modelwill shoot up to 50 fps at 6144 x 345616:9 or 60 fps at 6144 x 2560 2.4:1 and 60 fps at 5744 x 3024 17:9.For higher frame rates you can window the sensor and shoot up to 120 fps at 2.8K 2868 x 1512 17:9. You can even work in anamorphic 6:5 using anamorphic lenses in 3.7K 60 fps at 3728 x 3020. On the 4K model you can shootup to 60 fps 4K DCI at 4096 x 2160 and 60 fps in Ultra HDat 3840 x 2160.You can even shoot 120 fps in 1080HD!

Post Production Friendly File Formats!

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera records using standard open file formats so you don’t have to waste time transcoding media. Files are compatible with all post production software so you can work with the software of your choice, or use the included DaVinci Resolve Studio. Recording works in industry standard 10‑bit Apple ProRes files in all formats up to 4K or 12‑bit Blackmagic RAW in all formats up to 6K. BlackmagicRAW is the fastest growing RAW format and developers can download and use the free Blackmagic RAW SDK to add support into their applications. Best of all media files workon all operating systems plus you can format media cardsand disks in HFS+ for Mac and ExFAT for Windows.

Blackmagic RawThe Quality of RAWand the Speed of Video!

Blackmagic RAW is a revolutionary new format designed to capture and preserve the qualityof the sensor data from your camera. Video formats such as H.264 are highly compressed, plus add noise and artifacts, causing original sensor detail to be lost forever. Blackmagic RAW eliminates this problem and gives you stunning images with incredibledetail and color throughout the production pipeline from camerato edit, color and mastering. It also saves camera settings as metadata so you can set ISO, white balance and exposure in camera or override them later while editing, all without any loss of quality! Only Blackmagic RAW gives youthe highest quality, smallest files and fastest performance!

Color Temperature

Setting the color temperature tellsthe camera how to interpret whiteand other colors in an image. Insteadof saving images with color values baked in, Blackmagic RAW makesit possible for you to change the temperature in post productionwith DaVinci Resolve Studio.


Adjusting contrast, or the tonal range of an image, can make different partsof the image stand out. While you should always try to get the best shot on set, Blackmagic RAW givesyou the flexibility to adjust contrast withoutany loss of quality while you’re editing and color correcting.


Changing the ISO adjusts the camera’s sensitivity to light. Properly exposed shots require the right combinationof ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Depending on the lightsand exposure settings, you may need toadjust ISO in post.


Adjusting tint is another way you can affectthe overall color balance of an image. Unlike saturation or midpoint which can make reds redder or yellows more yellow, adjusting tint actuallylets you push the colors in different directions.


Saturation is the strength or purityof a color. More saturated colors are pure and less saturated colors have a percentage of grayin proportionto their hue. Adjusting saturation in Blackmagic RAW images can help makethe colors visually pop or become muted.


In order for your images to look good,you need to make sure that it’s nottoo bright (overexposed) or too dark (underexposed). With Blackmagic RAW, the exposure settings can be changed in post so you can saveshots that were not properly exposed!

Large 5" Touchscreen for Fast and Accurate Focus

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features a large, bright 5 inch touchscreen that makes it easy for youto frame shotsand accurately focus. That means you don’thave to carry around an external monitor or viewfinder.It’s like getting a built in Blackmagic Video Assist with your camera!The touchscreen displays critical information while you’re shooting, menus for setting up the camera andintuitive touch to focus controls. On screen overlays show status, a histogram, focus and peaking indicators, levels, frame guides, playback controls and more. You can quickly apply 3D LUTs for monitoring shots with the desired color and look,or you can choose to bake it into the recorded footage.

The Advanced OS with Features from URSA Mini Pro!

With the advanced Blackmagic OS, you get an intuitive and user friendly camera operating system based on the latest technology. Blackmagic OS is a true modern operating system where all camera features run independently for smoother control, plus the camera powers on virtually instantly. It features the same controls and menus as other Blackmagic Design cameras so you can move between cameras on set easily. The interface uses simple tap and swipe gestures to adjust settings, add metadata and view recording status. You also get full control over advanced camera features such as on screen focus and exposure tools, 3D LUTs, HDR, metadata entry, timecode, Blackmagic RAW settings and more!

Generation 4Color Science

Stunning Skin Tones and Faithful Color Reproduction

Featuring the same Generation 4 Color Science as the highend URSA Mini Pro G2, the Pocket Cinema Camera delivers stunning, accurate skin tones and faithful color in every shot. Blackmagic Generation 4 Color Science uses a complexdynamic 12‑bit gamma curve designed to capture more color data in the highlights and shadows, so you get better looking images. The color science also handles some of the complex Blackmagic RAW image processing, so color and dynamic range data from the sensor is preserved via metadata which you can use in post production. That means you get images that have a natural,film like response to color adjustments in post with DaVinci Resolve Studio.

Professional Connections for Custom Rigs!

Though very portable, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features a wide range of connections for audio, monitoring, power and more. The camera includes a fullsize HDMI connector for monitoring with support for HDRand clean 10‑bit output. That means you can connect an HDMI display or television for on set monitoring of images,with or without overlays that show critical informationand camera status. There’s also a mini XLR connection with48 volt phantom power for attaching professional microphones, a 3.5 mm video camera style microphone input, headphoneconnection and a professional locking DC power connector!

The USB‑C connection lets you connect and record directto your media disk!

  • Microphone Input
  • 3.5mm Stereo Output
  • Fullsize HDMI Connector
  • DC Power
  • USB Expansion Port6. XLR Audio Connection
  • 4 Built-in Microphones and Professional Audio Inputs
  • 4 Built-in Microphonesand Professional Audio Inputs
  • 3.5mm Stereo Input
  • XLR with Phantom Power
  • 3.5mm Headphone Jack

 With professional, high fidelity audio recording built inyou'll never have to carry around a separate sound recorder again! Both Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera models feature a mini XLR input with 48 volts of phantom power for connecting professional microphones such as lapel mics and booms. The four built in microphones have an extremely low noise floor and are shock and wind resistant, allowing you to capture great sound in any location. There’s also a 3.5mm audio input for connecting video camera style microphones, along with a built in speaker for playback and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Load Custom 3D LUTs to Recreate Film Looks!

Digital film cameras shoot logarithmic colorspace to preserve the dynamic range, which is great for later post production, however when these files are viewed on a monitor they can look flat and washed out. 3D LUTs solve this problem because they allow you to apply a "look" to the monitor so you get an idea of how the finished images will look when editing. LUTs can be applied temporarily for monitoring only, or theycan be recorded into the Blackmagic RAW files for use in post production. The Pocket Cinema Camera works with industry standard 17 and 33 point 3D LUT files, or you can work withthe built in LUTs such as Extended Video, Film to Video, Film to Rec.2020 and more.

USB-C for Recording Direct to External Media Disks

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features an innovative and high speed USB‑C Expansion Port that operates at up to 5 Gb/s. USB‑C is available on most new computers andeven provides power. That means you can connect external accessories such as flash drives and SSDs for significantly longer recording times. A high speed external disk allows shooting 6K in the highest constant quality 12‑bit Blackmagic RAW in the Q0 setting or at high frame rates. Best of all, when shooting is complete you can simply move the external disk to your computer and start editing and color correction from the same disk, eliminating file copying.

Shoot Still Frames up to 21.2 Megapixels!

In addition to shooting video, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera can also capture high resolution stills. Simply press the dedicated stills button to record 21.2 megapixel images on the 6K model or 8.8 megapixel images on the 4K model. Still images are saved as fully uncompressed DNG frames, so you get the maximum image quality, which is perfect for making professional prints. Capturing still images is great for keeping track of continuity between shots or for sharing images to get approval from clients that are not on set.

Localized for 11 Popular Languages

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is designed to be used worldwide and support 11 different languages! When settingup your camera, you can choose to work in English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Turkish, Chinese, Japanese or Korean. It’s easy to switch to another language so you can share your camera with other crew when traveling to locations worldwide! When you switch languages, all on screen overlays, setup menus and monitoring information will be displayed in the selected language.

Wireless Bluetooth Camera Remote Control

If you're positioning the camera on the end of a boom, orin another hard to reach location, you can getfull control via Bluetooth from up to 30 feet away. You can download the Blackmagic Camera Control appfor your iPad or use third party apps such as Bluetooth+ or tRigger on your iOS and Android devices.There’s even a free developer SDK with sample code available from the Blackmagic Design developer website,so you can create your own remote camera control and digital slate solutions! Imaginebuilding an app that can jam sync timecode and trigger all cameras to record at the same time.The possibilities are endless!

Power from Batteries and 12V DC or Recharge via USB-C!

Pocket Cinema Cameras use standard LP‑E6 type batteries and also feature a locking DC power connector so you never have to worry about losing power in the middle of a shoot. The included AC plug pack can power the camera and charge the battery at the same time. You also get a set of international socket adapters so you can travel and use it worldwide. The USB‑C expansion port can also be used to charge the battery from portable battery packs, mobile phone chargers or a laptop computer. You can even add an optional Blackmagic Pocket Battery Grip that lets you use 2 batteries to dramatically extend the power of the camera. That's the widest range of power options so you can shoot all day!

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