Blackmagic Design Debuts New Products And Updates
The new Blackmagic Design products just introduced include:
ATEM Mini Extreme — A new massively larger model of the ATEM Mini live production switcher. This new model 1 M/E switcher features 8 inputs, 4 ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers, a total of 6 independent DVEs, 2 media players, 2 downstream keyers, 16 way multiview, 2 USB connections and multiple HDMI aux outputs. There is also a new ATEM Mini Extreme ISO model which includes all these powerful features plus a more powerful recording engine that can record all 8 inputs plus the program for a total of 9 streams of recording. Both new models include a broadcast quality streaming engine for live streaming to YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and more.
If users are doing live production on location then the ATEM Mini Pro and Extreme models support connecting an Apple or Android phone to the USB port to use mobile data. It can also function as a backup for the main Ethernet connection. Phone tethering works with the latest high speed 5G phones plus the more common 4G phones.
ATEM Mini Extreme and ATEM Mini Extreme ISO are available immediately from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide from $995.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro — A more powerful model that includes features for high end digital film. This new model includes a brighter 1,500 nit adjustable HDR touchscreen screen, built in ND filters, larger battery, plus support for an optional electronic viewfinder. This model also includes latest Generation 5 Color Science, Super 35 HDR image sensor with 13 stops of dynamic range, dual native ISO of 25,600 and a popular EF lens mount.
Made from lightweight carbon fiber polycarbonate composite, the camera features a multifunction handgrip with all controls for recording, ISO, WB and shutter angle right at their fingertips. Because it’s an advanced digital film camera, the sensor is designed to reduce thermal noise allowing cleaner shadows and higher ISO. Plus the large 5 inch LCD makes it possible to get perfect focus at 4K and 6K resolutions.
The Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro supports an optional viewfinder to make outdoors and handheld shooting accurate and easy. Customers get an integrated high quality 1280 x 960 color OLED display with built in proximity sensor, 4 element glass diopter for accuracy with a wide -4 to +4 focus adjustment. A built-in digital focus chart ensures customers get perfect viewfinder focus setup. Customers can also view critical status information such as frame guides. The Pocket Cinema Camera Pro EVF connects quickly to the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro via a single connector. The viewfinder has a 70 degree swivel range and comes with 4 different types of eyecups for both left and right eyes.
The optional Blackmagic Pocket Battery Grip lets you replace the 4K and 6K model’s standard LP‑E6 battery with two L‑series batteries. The Blackmagic Pocket Camera Battery Pro Grip adds two extra NP-F570 batteries to the 6K Pro for over 3 hours of shooting on a single charge.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro is available immediately from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for $2,495.
Blackmagic Web Presenter HD — A self-contained streaming solution that includes a broadcast quality H.264 processor for direct streaming to platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and more. The new Web Presenter HD is a compact design that includes a 12G-SDI input with down converter, so customers can connect to HD or Ultra HD equipment and stream in full 1080p video. Also included is a built-in front panel with LCD and menus, USB webcam features, plus a unique monitoring output with audio meters, streaming status and full SDI and embedded audio technical details.
Blackmagic Web Presenter HD is available immediately from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for $495.