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NewsPoster Apr 8, 2013 01:53 PM
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera leaks ahead of NAB reveal
A Micro Four Thirds camera from <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/282835==http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/" rel='nofollow'>Blackmagic</a> has leaked online, ahead of its official reveal at the NAB show in Las Vegas. The <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/282836==http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/blackmagicpocketcinemacamera" rel='nofollow'>Pocket Cinema Camera</a>, a more consumer-oriented version of the <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/282837==http://www.electronista.com/articles/12/09/07/cinema.camera.gets.passive.micro.four.thirds.versi on.same.price/" rel='nofollow'>Cinema Camera MFT</a>, will retain the same lens mounting capability as its predecessor while also adding a number of user-friendly features. <br />
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A banner photographed by Danielo Garcia and uploaded to <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/282838==https://twitter.com/danielogarcia1/status/321090242746654721" rel='nofollow' target="_self" title="">Twitter</a>, found <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/282839==http://www.engadget.com/2013/04/08/blackmagic-pocket-cinema-camera/" rel='nofollow'>by</a> <em>Engadget</em>, shows the Pocket Cinema Camera has a Super-16 1080HD sensor with 13 stops of dynamic range, and is capable of lossless CinemaDNG RAW recording to an SD card. A high-resolution rear LCD can be used for monitoring video, while the micro HDMI also allows for external monitoring with overlays. <br />
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A later statement from the company reveals it allows for the full sensor range to be recorded in ProRes 422 format, and will implement a QuickTime wrapper for CinemaDNG and companion codec, allowing for footage to be recorded in a format for RAW editing in consumer-grade editing software. The micro HDMI output is accompanied by a headphone port and speaker, audio in, and a mini USB port for software updates. <br />
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The same image leaked another camera for film makers: the <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/282841==http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/blackmagicproductioncamera4k" rel='nofollow' target="_self" title="">Production Camera 4K</a>. It offers a Super 35 sensor with Ultra HD and 4K support, a global shutter, built-in SSD recorder, a touchscreen LCD, EF mount and Thunderbolt connectivity. <br />
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At launch, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera will cost $995, and will be shipping in July. The Production Camera 4K will sell for $3,995, and also ships in July.
 
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