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Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD

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Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD

£1,780.00
£1,087.20 £693 cheaper than 4 days ago
Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD
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A massive optical sensor size and good spec 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 2kg camcorder, but representing only average value for money
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2" 2kg No Sep 2014
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Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Review

With very good features but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD number 28 in shoulder camcorders, number 101 in best selling camcorders and number 210 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money
Average
72
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Good Features
71
Age
3 Years Old
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

HP camcorders have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average optical sensor size
Longer than average maximum battery life
Heavier than average
Does not have an image stabilizer

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Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Blackmagic Design Has Very Good Video Camera Reviews

Blackmagic Design has very good average reviews across its entire video camera range compared to other brands.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £1,087.20 it is more expensive than 83% of video cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Blackmagic Design released the Studio Camera HD in September 2014.

Features

Heavier Than Average

The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD's weight of 2kg is heavier than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 7% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

Camcorders have optical sensor sizes of between 0.12" and 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The Studio Camera HD's optical sensor size of 0.667" is in the largest 10% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Studio Camera HD does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most other camcorders. 69% of camcorders have an image stabilizer.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life

The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD's maximum battery life of 4h is longer than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 27% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have battery life (max) of between 0.16h and 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Studio Camera HD has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Faster Than Average Maximum Frame Rate

Camcorders have maximum frame rates of between 25fps and 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 62fps. The maximum frame rate of the Studio Camera HD of 60fps is faster than 84% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Tripod Mountable

The Studio Camera HD is tripod mountable, unlike 86% of camcorders which are not tripod mountable.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Studio Camera HD is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Supports Remote Operation

The Studio Camera HD supports remote operation. 93% of video cameras do not support remote operation.

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Has a Microphone in

The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD has a microphone in, which is unusual. 75% of camcorders do not have a microphone in.

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