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Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD

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Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD

$1,495.00
$1,295.00 $200 cheaper than 2 days ago
Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD
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A good spec but only moderate value for money 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 2kg camcorder
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, we have ranked the Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD number 159 across all camcorders.
66
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $1,295.00 it is more expensive than 71% of video cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD of £1,087.20 ($1,087.20) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $207.80.

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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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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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Has a Built-In Microphone

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

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Product Identifiers

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Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD

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