• Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF 2.5K
  • Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF 2.5K
  • Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF 2.5K
  • Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF 2.5K
  • Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF 2.5K

Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF 2.5K


Availability: Discontinued

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Product Highlights

  • 2.5K Image Sensor
  • 12-bit RAW, ProRes, and DNxHD Formats
  • 13 Stops of Dynamic Range
  • 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30p Frame Rates
  • Canon EF Lens Mount
  • LCD Touchscreen with Metadata Entry
  • SDI Video Output and Thunderbolt Port
  • Mic/Line Audio Inputs
  • Records to Removable SSD Drives
  • Includes DaVinci Resolve and UltraScope

$1,995 .00


Cinema Camera EF 2.5K from Blackmagic Design comes with 13 stops of dynamic range, the 2.5K image sensor, and a Canon EF lens mount. Key capabilities of this device, such as the recording capability 12-bit CinemaDNR RAW files at the full 2.5 (2432 x 1366) resolution. It can also process the 10-bit Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD formats at 1080p. You can also have the removable 2.5” SSD.

The construction and design of the Cinema Camera EF 2.5K has an elegant chassis and made from aluminum material. It gives you the compatibility with third party EF mount lenses, which some of them are Canon EF, Zeiss ZE, and to name a few. The touchscreen gives you the easiness to add metadata to your shots, such as filenames, shot number, and keywords; as such this feature makes the post-production process easier.

For handling the high data video output, Cinema Camera EF 2.5K gives you the included full version of DaVinci Resolve (color correction software) for Windows and Mac. Also, there is the included UltraScope waveform monitoring software. Another inclusive software is the Media Express Software.

Note: Lens is not included.

UPC: 9338716001600

Sensor Resolution

2432 x 1366


Raw Resolution

12-bit RAW files recorded at 2432 x 1366


Shooting Resolutions

2.5K RAW at 2432 x 1366

ProRes and DNxHD at 1920 x 1080


Frame Rates

23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p


Sensor Size

Actual: 16.64 x 14.04 mm

Active: 15.6 x 8.8 mm


Dynamic Range

13 stops



Focus button turns on peaking


Iris Control

Compatible with any manually operated iris based lens


Lens Mount

EF Mount (active)




5" with 800 x 480 resolution


Integrated LCD capacitive touchscreen



Automatic camera data and user data such as shot number, filenames and keywords



Onscreen touch menus

Physical buttons for recording and transport control



Integrated mono microphone



Integrated mono speaker



SDI Video Output:

1 x 10-bit HD-SDI 4:2:2 with choice of Film or Video Dynamic Range


Analog Audio Input:

2 x 1/4" TRS balanced phone switchable between microphone and line levels


Analog Audio Output:

1 x 3.5 mm TRS stereo mini headphone


SDI Audio Output:

4 channels in HD-SDI


Remote Control:

1 x 2.5 mm LANC for Record Start/Stop, Iris Control and Focus Control


Computer Interface:

Thunderbolt port for capture of RAW video and audio, USB 2.0 mini B port for software updates and configuration.


External Power:

12V-30V DC port for external battery power or use included 12V AC adapter.




Removable 2.5" SSD



Mac OS Extended format (SSDs can be formatted on any Mac or use Mediafour MacDrive [not included] on a Windows PC).



5 MB/frame in RAW 2.5K fits about 30 minutes of 24p video on a 256 GB solid state disk - compressed HD formats fit more than 5 times the amount of RAW video.


Uncompressed Recording Format:

RAW 2.5K CinemaDNG


Compressed Recording Format:

Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD.

All compressed recording in 1920x1080 10-bit YUV with choice of Film or Video dynamic range.



SDI Compliance:



SDI Audio Sampling:

24-bit/48 kHz



3 x 1/4" thread mounting points on top of camera

1 x 1/4" thread tripod mount with locator pin



Integrated Lithium-ion Polymer rechargeable battery

12 - 30 VDC port for external battery power or use included 12 VAC adapter


Battery Life:

Approximately 90 minutes


Charge Time:

Approximately 2 hours when not in use



6.5 x 4.5 x 5" (166 x 114 x 126 mm)

Excluding detachable sunshade and turret dust cap



3.3 lb (1.5 kg)


Packaging Info

Package Weight

7.0 lb


Box Dimensions (LxWxH)

13.1 x 8.9 x 6.9"


In The Box

Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera (EF Mount)

External 12 VAC Power Supply

DaVinci Resolve Software for Mac OS X and Windows

UltraScope waveform monitoring software

Media Express Software


Detachable Sun Shield

Carry Strap

Turret Dust Cap

Limited 1-Year Warranty


Optional Accessories

Camera Handles

Blackmagic Cinema Camera Handles (click here)


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