Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K G2 Features
The Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K G2 is the Ideal Solution for Limited Set Space The MFT lens mount, low light 4K image sensor, and cinematic color science are some of the key features included in this product. Discover the remarkable compactness and extensive capabilities of our studio camera with full-sized features. Experience seamless HD and Ultra HD operation up to 2160p60 with the added advantage of 12G-SDI. You can also manage the built-in color corrector and lens through the SDI and HDMI connections for enhanced control. Record Blackmagic RAW to USB disks with ease! In addition, The Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K offers exceptional quality, surpassing broadcast standards. With log gamma, this camera enables you to effortlessly produce cinematic color-corrected looks, all within the camera itself!
Designed for Live Production
The Micro Studio Camera's compact size allows for seamless integration into any set, offering unparalleled versatility in placement options. Enhance your live production with an array of captivating camera angles, elevating the allure of your program. The professional broadcast connections of this product make it ideal for various applications, including television production, broadcast news, sports, education, conference centers, and churches. Discover the ultimate technique for concealing numerous cameras on stage to capture awe-inspiring shots effortlessly! The Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera is a versatile option for live production and can also seamlessly integrate with various editing software. The reason for this capability is that it allows for recording Blackmagic RAW onto USB disks, which can be used for subsequent editing and color correction purposes.
Revolutionary Studio Camera Design
Large broadcasters utilize high-end studio cameras that are notably bulky, limiting their versatility. The Micro Studio Camera 4K G2 is a compact and durable camera that offers the same advantages as a larger studio camera. It can be easily placed in various locations for maximum flexibility. The body of this product is designed with a super tough magnesium alloy core, making it highly durable. Despite its compact size, it offers a lens mount that is not much larger than itself. Maximize your photography potential with budget-friendly, top-notch MFT lenses or seamlessly integrate broadcast lenses using adaptable adapters. The camera is specifically designed for live production, making it compatible with both HDMI and SDI connections. It utilizes the same camera control protocol as ATEM switchers, ensuring seamless integration and enhanced functionality. The front buttons of the camera provide convenient access to the settings menu and facilitate easy recording initiation.
Exceptional low-light performance
ISO in advanced cameras is a crucial metric that quantifies the light sensitivity of the image sensor. This implies that increasing the ISO level allows for greater gain, enabling photography in natural lighting conditions, including nighttime shooting. The Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera offers a wide range of gain options, ranging from -12dB (100 ISO) to +36dB (25,600 ISO). This optimization ensures minimal grain and noise in your images while preserving the sensor's complete dynamic range. The ideal native ISO for use under studio lighting is 400. The secondary high base ISO of 3200 is ideal for capturing photos in low-light conditions. The gain settings can be adjusted either through the camera's HDMI menu or remotely via the SDI/HDMI remote camera control feature.
Cinematic Images in Live Production!
Experience the unparalleled imaging technology of digital film cameras with the incredible 4K sensor and Blackmagic generation 5 color science. Now you have the ability to utilize cinematic images for live production! In addition, when you combine it with the integrated DaVinci Resolve primary color corrector, you can achieve significantly superior image quality compared to standard broadcast cameras. The switcher allows for easy control of the color corrector. The camera boasts an impressive dynamic range of 13 stops, resulting in enhanced contrast with deep blacks and vibrant whites. This exceptional feature makes it an ideal choice for precise color correction. The sensor boasts an impressive resolution of 4096 x 2160, making it ideal for HD and Ultra HD projects. The Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera offers support for a wide range of frame rates, ranging from 23.98 fps to 60 fps.
The Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera is compatible with a wide range of affordable photographic lenses from popular brands like Olympus, Panasonic, Sigma, and more, thanks to its popular MFT lens mount. Photographic lenses boast exceptional quality as they are specifically crafted for high-resolution photography purposes. Discover the incredible functionality of the active lens mount, allowing you to conveniently and effortlessly adjust your lens remotely. This feature is highly advantageous as it allows for convenient adjustment of cameras positioned at elevated and inaccessible locations, eliminating the need for physical access. With the optional focus and zoom capabilities, you can easily adjust the lens of this camera to resemble that of a professional studio camera. With this feature, users can adjust crucial lens settings like focus, zoom, and iris, similar to those found in high-end B4 broadcast lenses.
On Air Status with Built-in Tally
The Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K G2 boasts an impressive feature - a tally light that enhances visibility. This tally light shines in red to indicate when the camera is on air, green for preview, and orange for ISO recording. Present with Confidence: Easily Identify the On-Air Camera Our switchers, including ATEM Television Studio, ATEM Constellation, and ATEM Mini, provide comprehensive support for the SDI and HDMI tally protocol. This feature allows directors to seamlessly switch between cameras, with the tally information being transmitted to the cameras. As a result, the tally light on each camera will illuminate whenever it is live on air. Complex cabling is eliminated because the tally is sent via the SDI and HDMI connections to the camera.
Unlock the Potential of Powerful Broadcast Connections
The Micro Studio Camera 4K G2 offers a wide range of connectivity options for seamless integration with broadcast equipment. The 12G-SDI feature enables faster setup by supporting video, tally, and camera return. The product features a convenient full-size HDMI connector for local video monitoring. This allows users to easily connect a monitor, like the Blackmagic Video Assist, for tasks such as adjusting settings via the menu overlay or monitoring the position of a remote camera. In addition, this camera features a USB-C expansion port that allows for seamless recording to external disks and convenient control of zoom and focus settings. Connect a USB-C to Ethernet adapter to control the camera over a network using REST APIs. Additionally, this device features a 3.5mm port that allows for seamless microphone connectivity.
Two Effective Methods for Establishing a Connection
|Connect via HDMI||Connect via SDI|
|Connect to switchers like ATEM Mini using the HDMI output. The HDMI connection offers support for sending tally, color corrector control, and record trigger back to the camera from the switcher.||Utilize the SDI output and SDI program return for seamless two-way talkback communication between the camera and any SDI ATEM switcher. The camera receives tally and control signals through the SDI program return.|
Includes Built-in Microphones
The camera features integrated microphones for convenient sound inclusion, resulting in a streamlined setup. Experience enhanced stereo separation with our strategically positioned microphones, surpassing the capabilities of standard video cameras. In addition, this device features a convenient 3.5mm audio input, allowing seamless connectivity to video microphones. This enables users to easily incorporate larger, highly directional microphones equipped with wind protection for enhanced audio quality. When utilizing either the integrated microphones or connecting an external microphone, the audio is seamlessly integrated into the SDI and HDMI video outputs, ensuring impeccable synchronization between the audio and video components.
USB-C for External Disks and Ethernet Control
The camera boasts a high-speed USB-C expansion port, allowing for seamless recording to external disks, convenient camera control via a network, and effortless connection to a diverse array of accessories. To enhance your camera's capabilities, simply connect an external USB disk and start capturing stunning 12-bit Blackmagic RAW files. These files can be effortlessly edited and color-corrected at a later stage, ensuring exceptional quality throughout the process. This feature allows for easy disk transfer between computers, saving time and eliminating the need for file duplication. Enhance your camera control capabilities by incorporating a USB-C to Ethernet adapter, enabling seamless network connectivity for effortless utilization of REST APIs. Enhance your camera experience with the ability to adjust focus and zoom settings, similar to those found in professional studio cameras.
Experience the Unparalleled Quality of Blackmagic RAW
Introducing Blackmagic RAW: A Groundbreaking Format for Preserving Camera Sensor Data Quality H.264 and other highly compressed file formats can result in the loss of sensor detail due to the addition of noise and artifacts. Blackmagic RAW: The Solution for Stunning Images with Incredible Detail and Rich Color throughout the Post Production Pipeline Blackmagic RAW: Save Camera Settings as Metadata for ISO, White Balance, and Exposure Adjustment in DaVinci Resolve The files are small and fast, making editing responsiveness incredible. Experience the pinnacle of quality, efficiency, and speed with Blackmagic RAW - the unrivaled solution for achieving superior results with minimal file size and lightning-fast performance.
Battery Back-up Power: Ensuring Uninterrupted Power Supply for Your Needs
Discover a wide range of diverse power options! The product features a popular 12V DC locking power connector, ensuring that the cable remains securely connected and minimizes the risk of accidental disconnection. The camera comes with a power supply that includes 5 AC socket adapters for various countries. The camera is equipped with support for a standard LP-E6 compatible battery, allowing you to conveniently add a battery for local power backup during important live broadcasts. These globally accessible batteries will be continuously charged by the camera. Maximize your camera's power with the use of an adapter to connect it seamlessly to V-Lock batteries, ensuring uninterrupted and long-lasting performance throughout the day. Discover an exceptional solution for camera placement in power-deficient areas!
Effective Sensor Size
17.78mm x 10mm (Four Thirds)
Active MFT Mount.
Iris, focus, zoom on supported lenses.
Dual Native ISO
0dB and 18dB gain
Sensitivity at 0dB Gain
f11 with 2160p59.94.
f12 with 2160p50.
at 2,000 lux with 89.9% reflectance.
63dB for 2160p.
3840 x 2160 (Ultra HD) up to 60 fps.
23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94 and 60 frames per second.
Off-speed frame rates up to 60 fps in Ultra HD.
Autofocus is available using compatible lenses.
1 x 1/4 inch (top),
3 x 1/4 inch (bottom).
SDI Video Inputs
SDI Video Outputs
3G, 6G, 12G.
HDMI 2.0 Video Outputs
HDMI Video Outputs
1 x HDMI Type A output.
HDMI output is always HD, up to 1080p60.
Analog Audio Input
1 x 3.5mm Stereo Input. Can also be used for Timecode input.
Program SDI Input on camera or on Blackmagic Studio Converter.
SDI Audio Output
2 channels of program audio embedded in 3G/6G/12G-SDI.
HDMI Audio Outputs
2 channels 48 kHz and 24‑bit.
Remote camera control over SDI, HDMI or USB Ethernet with suispecs adapter.
1 x USB Type‑C 3.1 Gen 1 (up to 5Gb/s) expansion ports for external recording and focus/zoom demand connection. Software updates using USB‑C Port.
Integrated stereo microphone.
SD Video Standards
HD Video Standards
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
Ultra HD Video Standards
2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60
SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 425M level A and B, SMPTE 2081‑1, SMPTE 2081‑10, SMPTE 2082‑1 and SMPTE 2082‑10.
SDI Audio Sampling
Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24‑bit.
1 x USB-C 3.1 Gen 1 expansion ports for external media for recording Blackmagic RAW.
Can format media to ExFAT (Windows/Mac) or HFS+ (Mac) file systems.
Blackmagic RAW Constant Bitrate 3:1,
Blackmagic RAW Constant Bitrate 5:1,
Blackmagic RAW Constant Bitrate 8:1,
Blackmagic RAW Constant Bitrate 12:1,
Blackmagic RAW Constant Quality Q0,
Blackmagic RAW Constant Quality Q1,
Blackmagic RAW Constant Quality Q3,
Blackmagic RAW Constant Quality Q5
1 x USB‑C 3.1 Gen 1 expansion ports for external media.
Blackmagic RAW 3:1, 5:1, 8:1, 12:1, Q0, Q1, Q3 and Q5 in Ultra HD 3840 x 2160 at the selected frame rate.
Storage rates based on 30 frames per second.
3840 x 2160 (Ultra HD)
Blackmagic RAW 3:1 - 127 MB/s
Constant Quality storage rates quoted are indicative only.
Actual storage rates are entirely dependent on image subject matter.
5 control buttons including Set, Up, Down, Menu, and Power.
Blackmagic Zoom Demand and Blackmagic Focus Demand for controlling your camera and lens from tripod handles.
Blackmagic Control Protocol over SDI and HDMI for external control when used with a compatible ATEM switcher with ATEM Software Control or ATEM Camera Control Panel. Includes control of some camera settings, focus, iris and zoom with compatible lenses, color corrector, tally and record start and stop to external media via USB expansion port.
Camera Control REST API over USB Ethernet for external control via HTTP when used with REST client applications such as Postman.
Network time protocol support allows you to sync the time on your camera, whenever connected to a network with any NTP server of your choice.
Web Media Manager
Using a browser connected over Ethernet, web media manager allows you to access, browse, download and delete files from any drive connected to the camera.
Download files from any drive attached to your camera using FTP.
File sharing using SMB.
Live Tally Indicator
1 x front facing for talent.
Blackmagic Camera Setup for Mac and Windows.
Mac 12.0 Monterey,
Windows 10, 64-bit.
Mac 13.0 Ventura or later.
Windows 11, 64-bit.
Power Supply: 1 x External 12V DC 36W power supply.
Power Inputs: 1 x 12V DC locking 5.5 mm barrel connector.
Power Usage: 18 ‑ 25 W.
Operating Temperature: 0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
Storage Temperature: -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Relative Humidity: 0% to 90% non-condensing
12 Month Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty.