Can the Pocket Cinema 4K do stop motion?

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Can the Pocket Cinema 4K do stop motion?

PostSat Jan 19, 2019 9:55 pm

I'm considering this camera but I don't see any info on whether it has a stop motion mode for animators. Anyone know?
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Re: Can the Pocket Cinema 4K do stop motion?

PostSat Jan 19, 2019 9:58 pm

If you mean single frame exposing, than yes it does. It can also do time lapse shots.
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Re: Can the Pocket Cinema 4K do stop motion?

PostSat Jan 19, 2019 10:02 pm

Awesome, thank you. I think I'm sold. Just can't find one in stock...
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Re: Can the Pocket Cinema 4K do stop motion?

PostMon Jan 21, 2019 1:38 am

One more question: Does it have a power optical zoom control? Not sure how that works if the lenses are interchangeable. Do telephoto lenses have gears or motors in them? (I don’t want digital zoom.)
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Re: Can the Pocket Cinema 4K do stop motion?

PostMon Jan 21, 2019 2:08 am

No, it doesn't. If that's what you need, rather go for the BM broadcast, but the lens you'll need is not cheap.
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Re: Can the Pocket Cinema 4K do stop motion?

PostMon Jan 21, 2019 7:21 am

Yes, Servo EanG or better yet Cine Zooms are not inexpensive. I spent almost as much for my Angenieux B4 HR Servo Zoom on the Ursa Broadcast, as I did for the Camera. That said, B4 Servo zooms on the Ursa Broadcast are not controlled by the camera directly, but either through the camera by a remote, like the CCU control on an ATEM, or a dedicated remote, or the zoom rocker on the lens controller (which is connected to the camera).
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