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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K w/ Wooden PL Mount Mod

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4 Day Rental Price:

$172.00

Shipping
Included*

*up to 2nd day air - overnight available

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K w/ PL Mount Mod is a PL-mount version of Blackmagic’s pint-sized 6K cinema camera. If you’re looking for the EF version, you can find that here. Key features include:

  • Super35, 23.1 × 12.99mm, CMOS sensor

  • Modified with a Wooden PL mount

  • 6K capture to RAW and ProRes

  • Records to CFast 2.0, SD UHS-II, & external USB-C drives

The One with the PL Mount. Wooden has answered the challenge of lens versatility with a PL Mount Mod, and this rental comes with it preinstalled on the camera, allowing the BMPCC6K to be friends with your beloved collection of PL-mount cinema lenses. Could it be any easier?

Updated 6K, S35 Sensor. Blackmagic has quickly enlarged the M4/3 sensor found in the BMPCC4K to a 6K, Super35 version in the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K. It offers full-sensor, 6K capture up to 50p in 12-bit Blackmagic RAW and a number of 10-bit ProRes 422 options. Frame rates can be extended to 120 fps when shooting in cropped 1080p.

Dual ISO Sensitivity. Low-light sensitivity should get a slight increase thanks to the increase in sensor size, and dual native ISO has made the jump to the 6K sensor. This feature modifies the camera’s native ISO to reduce noise at higher sensitivities. The BMPCC 6K ISO range extends up to ISO 25,600.

High Battery and Media Demands. To allow the capture of 6K/50 RAW files, the BMPCC6K takes CFast 2.0 and SD UHS-II, and you’ll only get about 8 minutes per 256GB at that format. External USB-C drives can also be used for longer record times with a lower cost per gigabyte. Power is provided by common Canon LP-E6 or LP-E6n batteries, but be warned, this camera will eat through a fully charged battery in approximately 45 minutes. Please plan your power and memory needs accordingly.

Other Features. The camera has a big 5" touchscreen monitor on the back, but video can be monitored externally via the full size HDMI port. It provides high quality audio input and 48V phantom power to microphones via its mini XLR input. Use of professional microphones will require a Blackmagic 19.5-Inch Mini XLR to XLR Female Cable, which is not included with the rental.

Q & A

  • Can I use this with a Ronin-S or Ronin-SC?
    • Due to the weight distribution between the small camera and heavy cinema lenses, it will be difficult, if not impossible, to balance this camera on single-handed gimbals with most PL mount lenses.

  • Will I get a full sensor readout at all resolutions and frame rates?
    • No. This camera defaults to a windowed sensor mode when shooting in any mode other than 6K, scaled UHD, & scaled HD.

  • Will this camera record CinemaDNG?
    • This camera uses Blackmagic RAW as its highest quality recording option. No CinemaDNG option is available.

  • Is this camera compatible with UHS-I SD cards?
    • At lower resolutions and frame rates, you may be able to record to a UHS-I SD card but performance is not guaranteed.

  • Does this rental include DaVinci Resolve?
    • Due to copyright, we can’t include DaVinci Resolve with rentals. You may download DaVinci Resolve Lite for free here.

  • Brand

    Blackmagic

    Camcorder Type

    Prosumer

    Camera Type

    Camcorder

    Imaging

    Sensor

    • Type: CMOS
    • Size: 23.1 × 12.99mm (Super35)
    Maximum Resolution
    • 6144 × 3456
    Approximate Crop Factor
    • Full Sensor Scan: 1.558x
    • Windowed Sensor Scan (HD 120fps): 3.388x
    ISO
    • Dynamic Range: Up to 13 stops
    • Sensitivity Range: 100-25,600
    • Native ISO: Dual 400 and 3200

     

    Inputs/Outputs

    Audio Inputs

    • 1x mini XLR (XLR adapter not included!)
    • 3.5mm stereo mini-jack
    Audio Controls
    • Mic/Line
    • Phantom power +48v
    Audio Output
    • 3.5mm stereo mini-jack
    Video Out
    • HDMI Type-A
    Additional Inputs/Outputs
    • DC In: 12V DC (with supplied AC adapter)
    • USB Type-C

     

    Item Type

    Camera

    Monitoring

    LCD Panel

    • 5” Fixed Widescreen Color LCD
    • Resolution: 1920 × 1080
    • Touchscreen
    Internal Microphone
    • Stereo (front mounted)

     

    Mount

    PL Mount

    Physical

    Weight

    • 1.98 lb
    Dimensions (W x H x D)
    • 7 × 4 × 3.8″
    Accessory Mounts
    • 1/4-20 (center top and bottom)

     

    Power Supply

    AC Adapter

    • Supplied
    Battery
    • Type: LP-E6 (supplied)
    • Operating Time: Approximately 45 min
    • Charging Time: Approximately 2.5 hr
    Additional Battery Compatibility
    • Type: LP-E6n

     

    See 

    AC Adapter - Blackmagic WA-30J12R 2-pin

    Adapter - Wooden PL Mount Mod for BMPCC6K

    Battery - Canon LP-E6N

    Camcorder - Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K PL

    Charger - Canon LC-E6

    RED PL Body Cap