Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera w/ Panasonic 14-140mm OIS Lens for $995 – Deal Alert

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B&H has the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera as a NAB Special this week packaged with the Panasonic 14-140mm OIS lens, a SanDisk 64GB U3 SDXC memory card and a spare battery for $995, which is the normal retail price for just the camera body. This deal expires on April 19. Check it out while it lasts here at B&H Photo.

Blackmagic Camera 1.9.7 Update Adds SSD and SD Card Formatting to All Cameras

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Following the release of the firmware upgrade for the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K, Blackmagic Design recently announced the availability of Camera 1.9.7 software, which includes dashboard on screen menus and high performance disk formatting for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. The update is available for download from the Blackmagic Design website free of charge for all Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera customers.

See the complete details on the Camera 1.97 firmware update in the press release below. [Read more…]