Since, I was already in the market for Davinci Resolve (loving the lite version, but really want 4K output [yes, I am doing 4K output for features]) I think it's a no brainer for me to get. I'm sure there will be uses for it all over the place. i have a Scarlet and and Epic and find my Scarlet is the most desired one based solely on the price point.
When bidding on projects, people will go for limited frame rates and 4K, to save a couple hundred per day. of course, when you get that last minute request, "Let's shoot this one at 120fps." you have to tell them they opted to save a couple hundred dollars.
Anyway, it's too good a deal to pass up. Make a good third camera for any live podcasting I might be doing as well.
The form factor of this camera is tragic, making a suitable handheld/EVF rig is going to take conisderable effort and metal.
Add a proper battery system ($1500), rails and cages ($1000) an EVF ($750) SSDs ($1000) and you're now getting pretty close to Scarlet territory. Honestly though what the BM threatens is the C300, which requires pretty much the same gak but is 5x the price for a highly compressed 8bit file.
If you are just looking to plop this thing on a tripod and start shooting, i.e. not configuring it for heavy duty run&gun or cinema use then the price point is still pretty good. Like any camera system, you have to factor in what you will be using it for and what accessories will be needed to accomplish it. For example, with Scarlet I think many people underestimated the cost of media, and cut it really close with their budgets as evidenced by many threads asking to lower the cost of the media.
If the images are solid, then for sure the DSLR market, including the C300 will be fighting this little guy, although the C300 does have some features this camera doesn't.
Yes it will impact Scarlet sales. No it will not impact EPIC sales. BlackMagic is the Scarlet that everyone was waiting for.
I suppose you'll be able to power it with Bescor-like battery packs and such, although I would think the common way will be to go with a more standard anton-bauer or V-mount system with the appropriate cable adapters. If you already own some of that, then really it's the SSDs that's the big add-on. I haven't seen the camera in person yet, so I have no idea how good/bad the onboard display is. If going external monitoring looks like you'll need an SDI monitor/EVF or adapt for HDMI.
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