Blackmagic Design releases cinema camera

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Amidst a slew of new products and updates announced at the NAB show in Las Vegas, Blackmagic Design has announced the release of their new new BMD Cinema Camera featuring a 2.5K image sensor with 13 stops of dynamic range. It features a built-in SSD recorder, open standard uncompressed RAW and compressed file formats, compatibility with quality EF and ZF mount lenses and LCD touchscreen monitoring plus metadata entry, all in a hand-held design.

The new camera will start shipping in July at a retail price of $2,995, which includes a copy of DaVinci Resolve software. Interest has been so high that it crashed Blackmagic’s website!