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christian.himmelstrand

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BMCC format?

PostFri Aug 02, 2013 8:37 pm

I have a technical question since BMCC become even more interesting since price drop and it's now available in stores. (I pre-ordered a BMPCC).

BMPCC is in Super 16mm format.
BM4kPCC is in Super 35mm format.

But in what format is BMCC?
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Re: BMCC format?

PostFri Aug 02, 2013 9:05 pm

Blipblop75 wrote:I have a technical question since BMCC become even more interesting since price drop and it's now available in stores. (I pre-ordered a BMPCC).

BMPCC is in Super 16mm format.
BM4kPCC is in Super 35mm format.

But in what format is BMCC?


I don't believe it has a corresponding film format like S16 and 35mm cinema film. It is smaller than the sensor on micro four-thirds cameras and larger than S16. You can see the dimensions of the active sensor area on BMD's Tech Specs tab for the camera, 15.81mm x 8.88mm, delivering video in a 16:9 aspect ratio.

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Re: BMCC format?

PostFri Aug 02, 2013 9:16 pm

think of it like this:

BMCC's crop factor to s35 is by 1.6
BMPCC's crop factor to s35 is by 2

so it's a little inbetween
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Re: BMCC format?

PostFri Aug 02, 2013 9:36 pm

Ok thanks!
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Re: BMCC format?

PostFri Aug 02, 2013 9:56 pm

Abobakr M. Alshiblie wrote:think of it like this:

BMCC's crop factor to s35 is by 1.6
BMPCC's crop factor to s35 is by 2

so it's a little inbetween


And:

BMPC-4K crop factor compared to 135 format "full-frame" DSLR (5DM3) is about 1.6.

BMCC crop factor compared to 135 format is about 2.3.

BMPCC pocket cam crop factor compared to 135 format is about 2.88.

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Re: BMCC format?

PostSat Aug 03, 2013 3:50 am

please visit www.abelcine.com/fov they have a tool to show what different camera formats will look like
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Re: BMCC format?

PostFri Sep 27, 2013 12:00 pm

Peter J. DeCrescenzo wrote:
Abobakr M. Alshiblie wrote:think of it like this:

BMCC's crop factor to s35 is by 1.6
BMPCC's crop factor to s35 is by 2

so it's a little inbetween


And:

BMPC-4K crop factor compared to 135 format "full-frame" DSLR (5DM3) is about 1.6.

BMCC crop factor compared to 135 format is about 2.3.

BMPCC pocket cam crop factor compared to 135 format is about 2.88.

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This is a good comparison, since I am a 5D user :) thanks!

This Abelcine FOV test is exellent! But it's scares me, BMCC is like turning a binocular around and view it the opposite way compared to 5D :lol:

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