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Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera MFT
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Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera MFT Camcorder

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1.7kg 8" Apr 2014
Weight Interchangeable Lens Screen Size Built-In Display Release Date
Get an even wider range of lens compatibility with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT with Passive Micro Four Thirds (MFT) mount! Perfect for MFT lenses or even adapters to other lens mounts such as... More
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Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT Test with Angenieux, Kinoptik, Schneider & Nikon lenses
Farewell - Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT Test Video
Unboxing the Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT
Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT Test Two - Faces

13 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Blackmagic Design is one of the top rated camcorder manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Blackmagic Design also has excellent reviews for its video cameras.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers who purchased the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera MFT wrote that it was good quality. Two years ago Meg50 wrote in their review “The image quality is sensational”. Luminous-Landscape.com mentioned “High quality construction” in their review of the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera MFT.

Good Size

One Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera MFT reviewer who purchased it considered that it was good structurally.

Robust

One person wrote in their reviews that this camcorder was well made.

Reasonably Priced

One person who purchased this camcorder concluded that it was good value for money. Expert review site Luminous-Landscape.com said “Indeed all affordable cameras had very small sensors” in their review of this camcorder.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is typical of many video cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Large Screen Size

The smallest screen size of video cameras of a similar type and age to the Cinema Camera MFT is 1.3", the largest is 11", and the average screen size is 3.2". At 5 inches, the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera MFT has a very large screen size compared to most of the other video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

Unlike most of the other video cameras that were released more than two years ago which do not have an interchangeable lens, the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera MFT has an interchangeable lens.

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Full HD

The Cinema Camera MFT is Full HD. Most of the other video cameras that have been around for more than two years are not Full HD.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Cinema Camera MFT has a built-in display. Most of the other video cameras that are a similar age to the Cinema Camera MFT also have a built-in display.

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2432 X 1366 Pixels Video Resolution

The Cinema Camera MFT supports a 2432 x 1366 pixels video resolution which is higher than the 320 x 240 pixels video resolution supported by most video cameras that were launched more than two years ago. In addition, this video camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best video resolution of all video cameras that were launched around the same time as the Cinema Camera MFT is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 176 pixels.

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LCD Display

This video camera has an LCD display, which is the most frequently found display on video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Short Battery Recharge Time

With a battery recharge time of only 2 hours, the Cinema Camera MFT has one of the shorter battery recharge times amongst video cameras of this age. Video cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Cinema Camera MFT have battery recharge times of between 1.2h and 4h, and the average battery recharge time is 2.4h.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Cinema Camera MFT does not have an image stabiliser. Most of the other video cameras that came out more than two years ago also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Have an HDMI Port

The Cinema Camera MFT does not have an HDMI port, although this is within the context that most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to the Cinema Camera MFT also do not have an HDMI port.

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Not Cheap

We checked 48 video cameras of this age and type and they range in price from £39 to £4,990. We think that this video camera looks expensive compared to other video cameras of this age and type.

Only Mono Audio System

This camcorder has a Mono audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Not Waterproof

The Cinema Camera MFT is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other video cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Cinema Camera MFT are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other camcorders of a similar type and age to the Cinema Camera MFT, the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera MFT does not have a night mode.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Cinema Camera MFT is not 3D compatible. Most of the other camcorders of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera MFT does not have a built-in projector, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to the Cinema Camera MFT also do not have a built-in projector.

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Only Polymer Battery

This camcorder has a Lithium Polymer (LiPo) battery, which is the most frequently found battery on similar spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Short Video Recording Time

Across all the similar spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as the Cinema Camera MFT the video recording times range from 0.67h to 80h, and the average video recording time is 21h. The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera MFT has one of the shorter video recording times (only 1.5 hours) amongst video cameras of this age.

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Heavy

At 1.5 kilograms, the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera MFT is fairly heavy compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the Cinema Camera MFT. The weights of camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the Cinema Camera MFT range from 59g to 7.5kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera MFT

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Blackmagic Design released the Cinema Camera MFT.

Average Battery Life

At 1.5 hours, the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera MFT has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 5 June 2014 by Meg50 "M50"

How other reviewers can give this camera 3 stars is beyond me. The image quality is sensational. BMD's firmware strategy is in accordance with customer feedback and although it takes time, they do... Read more…

Reviewed 4 June 2014 by Meg50

How other reviewers can give this camera 3 stars is beyond me. The image quality is sensational. BMD's firmware strategy is in accordance with customer feedback and although it takes time, they do... Read more…

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Barcodes 00013167009144, 09338716001884

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