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Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF

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Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF

Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF
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A good spec and affordable 2432 x 1366 pixels resolution 1.7kg camcorder
2432 X 1366 Pixels 2" 1.7kg No Jul 2013
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Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF Review

Representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF number 351 across all camcorders.
74
Value for Money
Good
71
Features
Good Features
62
Age
4 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

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This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average optical sensor size
2432 x 1366 pixels resolution
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13 stop dynamic range
Premium quality
EF and passive MFT mount models!
Metadata entry
Built-in SSD recorder
Heavier than average
Very short maximum battery life

Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF Video Reviews

Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Blackmagic Design Camcorders Have Very Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Blackmagic Design video cameras and found that Blackmagic Design had very good reviews compared to other brands.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since July 2013.

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Features

Heavier Than Average

The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF's weight of 1.7kg is heavier than 90% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all video cameras is 580g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg.

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2432 X 1366 Pixels Resolution

The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF has a maximum maximum video resolution of 2432 x 1366 pixels. That's 60% higher resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels video camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all video cameras the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The average optical sensor size of all video cameras is 0.38", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8". The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF's optical sensor size of 0.667" is in the largest 10% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

The Cinema Camera EF's maximum battery life of only 1.5h is shorter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 21% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the battery life (max) range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Cinema Camera EF does not have an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders do have an image stabilizer.

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Very Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Cinema Camera EF of 8" is in the largest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Tripod Mountable

The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF is tripod mountable, which is unusual. 86% of camcorders are not tripod mountable.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF has a built-in microphone. 54% of video cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Cinema Camera EF has a hand strap, which is unusual. 93% of camcorders do not have a hand strap.

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Has a Microphone in

The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF has a microphone in. 75% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Cinema Camera EF has an interchangeable lens, unlike 93% of camcorders which do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Cinema Camera EF is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

The Cinema Camera EF's maximum frame rate of only 30fps is in the slowest 16% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have maximum frame rates of between 25fps and 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 62fps.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

blackmagic design fba9338716001600

Barcodes:

09338716001600

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