[Tig] Blackmagic Cintel Scanner

Juan Salvo js at grsv.com
Thu Apr 10 08:27:58 BST 2014


> On Apr 7, 2014, at 14:31, Jeff Kreines - Mindspring <jeffkreines at mindspring.com> wrote:
>
> Note that at $30K the Blackmagic UHD scanner includes a 35mm gate only.  16mm is optional, no other formats.  Computer not included, and probably needs a Mac Pro. Storage not included.  Note that UHD is not film 4K

The 35mm can handle 16mm as well. At the show the scanner was working
with MacBook Pro, in all likelihood even that may be overkill as the
laptop was only operating at 6% CPU usage. MacMini with thunderbolt
and thunderbolt attached storage should be functional.

UHD is indeed not 4K film. Odd choice from an archive perspective, not
as off from a newly acquired film perspective.

-Juan



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