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Blackmagic Design Studio Camera | Advanced broadcast camera for live HD production (Without Fibre SFP Module)

Blackmagic Design
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Studio Camera

Advanced broadcast camera for live HD production (Without Fibre SFP Module)

Product Code: BMD-CINSTUDMFT/HD/2

Product Discontinued

Replaced by

Blackmagic Design Studio Camera 4K Plus
Studio Camera 4K Plus

Perfect studio camera for ATEM Mini

An incredibly low-cost large sensor studio camera, with support for inexpensive micro 4/3rds lenses and an integrated 10-inch high-definition monitor. Its magnesium alloy body four-hour battery, mic connections with phantom power, bidirectional optical fiber, SDI connections and tally tell of a very powerful system.

Technology Guides


  • High resolution 1920x1080 sensor in HD model and Ultra HD sized sensor in 4K model
  • Built in large 10 inch super bright wide viewing angle LCD viewfinder with sun shade
  • Optical SMPTE compatible SFP optical fiber socket allowing user installed optical fiber
  • 3G-SDI on HD model for up to 1080p60 and 12G-SDI on 4K model for up to 2160p60
  • Compatible with high quality Micro Four Thirds lenses. Compatible with other mounts via common third party adapters such as B4 broadcast lens mount
  • Built in, two way digital quality talkback using high quality affordable general aviation headsets
  • Includes front and rear tally indicators using tally over SDI protocol
  • Built in DaVinci Resolve primary color corrector
  • Remote control camera features such as color corrector, lens control, talkback, tally and more via SDI from an ATEM switcher
  • Features all standard connections, including dual XLR balanced mic/line audio in with switchable phantom power, headphone and microphone jack for talkback, LANC remote control and standard 4 pin XLR broadcast standard DC 12V power connection
  • On screen menus for all camera settings
  • Supports 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 and up to 60 fps in HD model, up to 60 fps in 4K model
  • Compatible with ATEM range of live production switchers

The following lenses are currently supported for Blackmagic Studio Cameras and can be controlled with a supported LANC controller (20/05/2015):

Introducing Blackmagic Studio Camera, the world’s most advanced broadcast camera for live production! Inside its incredibly tough, lightweight magnesium alloy body you get a massive 10” viewfinder, talkback, remote camera control, tally indicators, phantom powered microphone connections, and SDI or user installable optical fiber connections that let you connect to your switcher with a single cable! The Blackmagic Studio Camera is available in HD and Ultra HD models, and is packed with all the advanced features you need for multi camera production and broadcast!

Blackmagic Studio Camera is one of the most advanced broadcast cameras for live production because it includes features specifically targeted at the requirements of live production, such as large viewfinder, talkback, tally, user installable optional optical fiber and a super strong metal design.

Inside the incredibly tough and lightweight magnesium alloy body, the Blackmagic Studio Camera features a very large 10” viewfinder, talkback, tally indicators, phantom powered microphone connections and built in SDI connections. The Blackmagic Studio Camera includes a massive 10 inch screen that allows incredible creativity when framing and accurately focussing. The viewfinder’s LCD is extremely bright and has a very wide viewing angle so it is perfect for use even in direct sunlight. A standard 12V DC 4 pin XLR broadcast power connection is included for providing power to the camera from AC mains or third party battery packs.

The Blackmagic Studio Camera features an active Micro Four Thirds lens mount that is compatible with an incredibly wide range of lenses and adapters. This allows customers to use high quality photo lenses for smaller setups or fixed camera use.

The Blackmagic Studio Camera supports the tally SDI standard used on the ATEM range of live production switchers and tally lights illuminate automatically with a light on the front for talent, and a light above the viewfinder for the operator, making it easy for the cast and crew to see which cameras are on air.

Blackmagic Design ATEM Talkback Converter 4K
ATEM Talkback Converter 4K

Support talkback for up to 8 cameras for Blackmagic Studio Cameras
[BMD-SWRCONVRCKT4K8]

Blackmagic Design 3G-SDI Arduino Shield
3G-SDI Arduino Shield

Arduino expansion board or “shield” to develop custom control solutions for Blackmagic Design cameras
[BMD-CINSTUDXURDO/3G]

Blackmagic Design 6G SFP Optical Module
6G SFP Optical Module

Optical Module with LC Connectors
[BMD-6GBIOPT]

Blackmagic Design 3G SFP Optical Module
3G SFP Optical Module

Optical Module with LC Connectors
[BMD-3GBIOPT]

Blackmagic Design 12G SFP Optical Module
12G SFP Optical Module

Optical Module with LC Connectors
[BMD-12GBIOPT]

Batteries and Power Supplies

Wooden Camera WC Gold Mount (XLR 4 Pin)
Wooden Camera WC Gold Mount (XLR 4 Pin)

Wooden Camera brand Gold Mount plate with standard 4 pin XLR power connector

Wooden Camera WC Gold Mount (XLR-RA)
Wooden Camera WC Gold Mount (XLR-RA)

Wooden Camera brand Gold Mount plate for Digital Bolex, Blackmagic Studio Camera, Sony F55/F5

Wooden Camera WC Pro V-Mount (4pin XLR Right Angle)
Wooden Camera WC Pro V-Mount (4pin XLR Right Angle)

V-Mount Plate with right angle 4pin XLR

Wooden Camera WC V-Mount (XLR 4 Pin)
Wooden Camera WC V-Mount (XLR 4 Pin)

Wooden Camera brand V-Mount plate with standard 4 pin XLR power connector

Wooden Camera WC V-Mount (XLR-RA)
Wooden Camera WC V-Mount (XLR-RA)

Wooden Camera brand V-Mount plate for Digital Bolex, Blackmagic Studio Camera, Sony F55/F5

Camera Support and Grip

Wooden Camera BMSC Thumbscrew Set
Wooden Camera BMSC Thumbscrew Set

Replacement thumbscrew set for Blackmagic Studio Camera sun shade

Wooden Camera Side Plate (BMSC)
Wooden Camera Side Plate (BMSC)

Accessory plate for the Blackmagic Studio Camera

Wooden Camera Side Plate Cable Clamp
Wooden Camera Side Plate Cable Clamp

Clamping mechanism that attaches to the Side Plate (BMSC)

New launches at ISE 2020

Here's an overview of our vendors exhibiting at ISE 2020. Please call us on +44 (0)1457 851000 if you would like to book a stand tour with one of our manufacturers. BLACKMAGIC DESIGN HALL 3, STAND C140 The Video Assist 12G 5” and 7” monitor recorders are now shipping. The original HD versions were incredibly popular with AV technicians who wanted to verify SDI and HDMI feeds and check waveform levels. For production teams, their 4K HDR capture makes them a superb on-camera SD card recorder. The ATEM Mini is a very small, cost-effective 4 channel HDMI video switcher with streaming output. Great as a portable mixer or a signal switcher, it’s being adopted by everyone from conference producers to AV technicians looking for simple HDMI switching.

What's new in Blackmagic Camera 7.9

  • Added Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 support.

The following models have new features:

Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, 6K and 6K Pro

  • Added new updated user interface.
  • Added support for focus assist intensity adjustments via sliders
  • Added support for custom presets and LUTs to be retained after software updates from this release onwards.
  • Improved lens and auto focus performance

Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, 6K G2 and 6K Pro

    • Added support for Blackmagic Design Zoom and Focus demands.

What's new in Blackmagic RAW 2.5

      • Added Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 support

What's new in Blackmagic Camera 7.7.2

URSA Mini Pro 12K

      • Manufacturing improvements.

What's new in Blackmagic RAW 2.3

      • Improves Blackmagic RAW recording from the SIGMA fp and fp L.
      • Added sample code project for a command line OpenEXR transcoder.
      • Premiere Pro plugin performance and stability improvements.
      • General performance and stability improvements.

What's new in Blackmagic Camera 7.7.1

This following models have new features.

Blackmagic Studio converter

      • Improved speaker output.
      • Fixed Timecode output bug.
      • Fixed line on right side of monitor output.
      • Fixed speaker auto latching on factory reset

What's new in Blackmagic RAW 2.2.1

      • Premiere Pro plugin performance and stability improvements.
      • General performance and stability improvements.

What's new in Blackmagic Camera 7.6

      • Added support for Blackmagic Studio Converter

What's new in Blackmagic Raw 2.2.1

      • Premiere Pro plugin performance and stability improvements,/
      • General performance and stability improvements,/

What's new in Blackmagic Camera 7.5

      • Added support for Blackmagic URSA Broadcast G2.
      • Added support for Blackmagic URSA Studio Viewfinder G2.

What's new in Blackmagic RAW 2.2

      • Add support for Blackmagic RAW clips from Fujifilm GFX100 and GFX100S.
      • Add support for Blackmagic RAW clips from Panasonic Lumix GH5S, BS1H and BGH1.
      • Blackmagic RAW plugin performance and stability improvements for Premiere Pro.

What's new in Blackmagic Camera 7.4.1?

Blackmagic URSA Mini Recorder

      • USB performance improvements

Blackmagic RAW 2.1

      • Add native support for Apple Silicon on Mac.
      • Add optimised CPU decoding for Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K clips.
      • Add Blackmagic Gen 5 Color Science Technical Reference document.
      • Add support for Blackmagic RAW clips from Panasonic S1H, S1 and S5.
      • Add support for Blackmagic RAW clips from Nikon Z 6II and Z 7II.
      • Blackmagic RAW plugin performance improvements for Premiere Pro.
      • General performance and stability improvements

What's new in Blackmagic Camera Setup 7.4

      • Added support for Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K Plus
      • Added support for Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K Pro

Blackmagic Camera 7.3 Update

This new software update is now available for download for the following models:

Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, 6K and 6K Pro

      • Upgrades the luminance histogram to RGB histogram
      • Adds colour channel clipping indicators
      • Adds false colour guide display
      • Adds LCD screen calibration settings
      • Improves auto focus and active lens control
      • Improves focus peaking visibility
      • Fixes an issue with importing LUTs and Presets

Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and 6K

      • Adds support for Generation 5 colour science
      • Adds 4K DCI Blackmagic RAW recording for Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
      • Adds support for LCD screen dimming for power conservation
      • Adds Q1 and Q3 Blackmagic RAW recording options

URSA Studio Viewfinder

      • Fixes bug that can cause image misalignment

What's new in Blackmagic Camera Setup 7.2.1

The following models have new features.

        Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K
      • Improved time remaining readout.
      • Improved focus assist thresholds.
      • Updates for manufacturing.
      • General performance improvements.
        Minimum system requirements for Mac
      • macOS 11.1 BigSur or later
      • macOS 10.15 Catalina or later
        Minimum system requirements for Blackmagic Camera Setup on Windows
      • Windows 10 64-bit or later

Additional Information

Some applications may use third party code under license. For details please refer to the included "Third Party Licenses.rtf" document.


What's new in Blackmagic Camera Setup 6.9.6

New features for SMPTE Fiber Converters.

      • Add sidetone adjustment on intercom 1 and 2.
      • Add ability to enable phantom power on intercom 1 and 2.
      • Add Level A and B option for down converted 12G program return.
      • Add ability to lock to bi-level reference.
      • Added passthrough of HDR payload IDs.
      • Improved iris control from 12G SDI signals.
      • Improved reference timing accuracy and stability.
      • General performance and stability improvements.

New features for Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and 6K

      • Fixed issue with some Bluetooth commands not responding.

No new features in 6.9.6 for other camera models.

What’s new in Blackmagic RAW 2.0 Public Beta 2

      • Added support for Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K.
      • Added support for dual card recording.
      • Updated to Blackmagic Color Science Gen 5.
      • Added additional ISO support for URSA Mini Pro G1.
      • Added support for Blackmagic RAW 2.0 on Windows.
      • General performance and stability improvements.

What's new in Blackmagic Camera Setup 6.9.5

New features for Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and 6K.

      • Improved metadata support for ATEM Mini Pro
      • Added support for manual iris ring control on some Panasonic Leica lenses

No new features in 6.9.5 for other camera models.

What’s new in Blackmagic RAW 1.8
      • Added support for Sigma fp Blackmagic RAW clips captured by Blackmagic Video Assist.

What's new in Blackmagic Camera Setup 6.9.4

New features for original URSA Mini Pro G1 model.

      • Updated this release to fix highlights issue.
      • Add language localization support.
      • Add slider and 1/3rd stop increments when adjusting ISO.
      • Add common off-speed frame rate options above slider.
      • Add ability to embed custom LUTs in Blackmagic RAW clips.
      • Add sidetone level adjustment.
      • Add improved ballistics and scaling of audio meters.
      • Add choice of -18 or -20dB reference levels for audio meters.
      • Add ability to remap the HFR button.
      • Add ability to disable function and HFR buttons.
      • Add ability to remap VTR and Ret buttons on B4 lenses.
      • Add quick media switching from the heads up display.
      • Add support for HDR metadata in SDI output.
      • Add 'LUT' icon to status text overlays.
      • Add 'PRE' icon to status text overlays for preset timecode.
      • Add 2:1, 1:1 and 4:5 monitoring frame guides.
      • Add customizable frame guides.
      • Add ability to lock timecode to SDI Input.
      • Retain jam synced timecode after power cycle.
      • Improved jam sync timecode accuracy after playback.
      • Improved stability when using external or program reference.
      • Improved compatibility for embedded audio on SDI outputs.
      • Improved accuracy of status text on SDI outputs.
      • Improved ND filter status text.
      • Improved auto exposure speed and performance.
      • Improved media formatting user interface.

No new features in 6.9.4 for other camera models.

What’s new in Blackmagic RAW 1.7
    • Added support for Panasonic EVA1 Blackmagic RAW clips captured by Blackmagic Video Assist.
    • Added support for Canon EOS C300 Mark II Blackmagic RAW clips captured by Blackmagic Video Assist.
    • Blackmagic RAW Adobe Premiere Pro plugin general performance and stability improvements.

Download the latest Firmware and Software

  • Blackmagic Studio Camera HD
  • Sun Shield and attaching screws
  • Turret Dust Cap
  • 12V AC Adapter
  • 3G-SDI Optical Fiber
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