Blackmagic Design announced nine new products and a number of major upgrades at the NAB
digital media show:
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K: $3995 High resolution 4K digital film camera with a large Super 35 size sensor with professional global shutter, precision EF mount optics and Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) file recording.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera: $995 Comes with a Super 16mm sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range, an MFT mount and records in ProRes and 12 bit RAW.
ATEM Studio Converter 2: A new model of its ATEM Studio Converter product with enhanced talkback features, upgraded design and the addition of 6G-SDI support allowing support for Ultra HD video when 6G optical fiber modules become available. $1995
HyperDeck Studio PRO Ultra HD Recording: A new software update for the HyperDeck Studio Pro SSD recorder/player that adds Ultra HD recording in Apple ProRes HQ 422 format.
6GB-SDI Adoption: 6G-SDI video has been adopted for multiple products, including the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K, ATEM Production Studio 4K, Blackmagic Audio Monitor, HyperDeck Studio Pro, UltraStudio 4K, DeckLink 4K Extreme and ATEM Studio Converter 2.
SmartScope: $995 SmartScope Duo is a dual rack monitor with built in waveform monitoring on large 8 inch LCD screens, allowing customers to have any combination of video and waveform monitoring, all in the single unit.
DeckLink Mini Monitor and Mini Recorder: Two new capture and playback solutions featuring 3 Gb/s SDI and HDMI connections plus high speed PCIe technology $145.
Blackmagic MultiDock: A new rack based hard disk chassis with Thunderbolt technology that allows up to 4 hard disks or solid state disks to be inserted and mounted on any Thunderbolt based Mac or Windows computer for $595.
Universal Videohub Price Reduction: New lower price on the Universal Videohub family of card based broadcast routers. A fully populated 72 x 72 router is now less than $15,000.