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
2432 x 1366
12-bit RAW files recorded at 2432 x 1366
2.5K RAW at 2432 x 1366
ProRes and DNxHD at 1920 x 1080
23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p
Actual: 16.64 x 14.04 mm
Active: 15.6 x 8.8 mm
Focus button turns on peaking
Compatible with any manually operated iris based lens
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
1 x 2.5 mm LANC for Record Start/Stop, Iris Control and Focus Control
Thunderbolt port for capture of RAW video and audio, USB 2.0 mini B port for software updates and configuration.
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 Audio Sampling:
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
Approximately 90 minutes
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)
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
Turret Dust Cap
Limited 1-Year Warranty
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