At Exapro, we offer a comprehensive selection of used 4K cameras, essential for high-resolution video production in the broadcast, film, and audio industries. These cameras are designed to capture stunning, ultra-high-definition footage, providing exceptional clarity, color accuracy, and detail. Our 4K cameras range in price from €2,000 for basic models to €30,000 for professional-grade units from renowned brands like Sony, Canon, RED, and Blackmagic Design. Each camera features unique specifications such as sensor size, frame rate, dynamic range, and connectivity options, ensuring they meet your specific production needs.

When selecting a 4K camera, consider key factors like the type of projects (e.g., film, television, documentary), required resolution and frame rate, low-light performance, and the availability of compatible lenses and accessories. These elements are crucial for achieving high-quality video production, optimizing workflow efficiency, and meeting the demands of various shooting environments. Investing in our used 4K cameras not only provides access to premium equipment at significantly reduced prices but also supports sustainable practices by extending the lifecycle of high-performance technology. Trust in Exapro's commitment to excellent customer service and find the perfect camera to elevate your video production capabilities.

Explore Exapro’s listings today to discover reliable 4K cameras that deliver exceptional performance and value for your broadcast, film, and audio production needs.

SONY HDC-3500 Portable Studio Camera

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Sensor: 2/3-inch 4K CMOS with global shutter Resolution: 2000 TV lines Sensitivity: F10 at 1080/59.94p, F11 at 1080/50p Signal-to-Noise Ratio: -62 dB Weight: Approx. 4.9 kg Power Requirements: AC 240 V, 1.4 A; DC 240 V, 1.05 A Outputs: 12G-SDI, Quad 3G-SDI, 3G-SDI up to 1080/50p HDR Support: Simultaneous HDR and SDR production Creative Features: Low-key Saturation, advanced gamma functions …

Panasonic AW-UE150 4K PTZ Camera

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High-quality 4K Image High-Quality 4K 60p/50p Shooting 1.0-type MOS Sensor Mounted Optical 20x Zoom / Industry's First 75.1°Horizontal Wide-Angle Shooting HDR (HLG) Support Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS) Loaded Night Mode Support Adaptive Matrix prevents color overloaded from blue LEDs BLACK VERSION

SONY HDC-3200 4K/HD Portable Studio Camera

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Sensor: 2/3" 4K CMOS Global Shutter, provides exceptional image clarity and color fidelity and eliminates "jello" effect and banding noise. Image Clarity: Delivers high-resolution 4K images and ensures accurate color reproduction even in varied lighting. Noise Reduction: utilizes advanced image processing for minimal noise and maintains high dynamic range for detailed visuals. Connectivity: features IP Live Production capabilities and seamlessly …

Phantom FLEX 4K Camera

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PHANTOM FLEX4K 128 GB camera body PL-mount 1 pcs Case Peli 1610 for PHANTOM FLEX 4K 1 pcs Top Hanle for PHANTOM FLEX 4K 1 pcs Blueshape MVPHF Battery V-Mount 1 pcs Riser for Phantom Flex 1 pcs 19mm Studio Baseplate 1 pcs Camera Support Plate 30 1 pcs Camera Plate 35 Touch 1 pcs Camera Screw 3/8 2 pcs …

SONY HDC-5500 4K/HD Ultra High Bitrate Portable Studio Camera

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Resolution: 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) Sensor Type: Three 2/3-inch CMOS sensors Dynamic Range: High dynamic range (HDR) support Frame Rate: Up to 120 fps in 4K Color Space: Wide color gamut (BT.2020) Lens Mount: B4 mount for 2/3-inch lenses Connectivity: 12G-SDI, 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, IP live production Viewfinder: Optional HD OLED viewfinder Recording Formats: 4K, HD, HDR, SDR Weight: Approximately …

Sony HDC-F5500 4K Broadcast Camera

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Super 35mm CMOS Sensor Global Shutter High Dynamic Range (HDR) Support 4K UHD Resolution 12G-SDI and IP Network Connectivity Variable Electronic ND Filter High Frame Rate (HFR) Capability Multiple Log and LUT Options Flicker Reduction Feature Enhanced Colorimetry with Wide Color Gamut (WCG) Modular Camera Body Design Multi-Format Compatibility for HD, 2K, and 4K Output Versatile Lens Mount Compatibility (B4 …

Sony HXC-FZ90HN/PR Studio Camera

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Camera Model: HXC-FZ90HN/PR Image Sensor: 2/3" CMOS 4K Sensor Connectors: LEMO Connector, 12G-SDI Recording Resolution: Standard HD Optional 4K License: Available (Paid) Digital Extender: Integrated 2x and 4x Optical Low-Pass Filter: Optional Battery Plate: V-Mount Integrated Brightness: F11 Automatic Image Optimization: ARIA UMBRA Function: Dynamic Contrast and Focus Control in Low-Light

Panasonic HC3900 Studio Camera

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This broadcast quality camera is designed to meet the demanding requirements of studio and broadcast environments, making it the go-to option for professional TV studio cameras. With advanced features, including expanded multi-format capability, 4K upgrade path, and 3G trunk and prompter functions, this camera system is ready for the demands of the industry. The AK-HRP250 ROP simplifies installation with PoE …

Panasonic AW-UE160KEJ Remote Camera

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4K/UHD (3840 x 2160) remote camera, with support for UHD and HD shooting formats 1.0-type single MOS sensor with high sensitivity at F11/2000lx natively and PDAF Built-in optical low-pass filter reducing Morié pattern Support for HDR (HLG, BT2020 or V-Log) Wide angle shooting 75.1° horizontally High magnification zoom 20x (optical), 32x intelligent zoom and up to 40x in HD mode …

SONY HDC-3100 Portable Studio Camera Head

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The HDC-3100 system camera brings new levels of creative flexibility and portability to live production environments. Enjoy premium HD pictures plus the convenience of optical fibre transmission. Capture premium pictures with the world’s first 2/3-inch HD CMOS sensor with global shutter technology that eliminates the ‘jello effect’ and banding noise. This allows the HDC-3100 to capture pristine images with low …

SONY HDC3500 Camera + Optical low pass filter

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Sensor: 2/3-inch 4K CMOS sensor Resolution: Supports both HD and 4K workflows Dynamic Range: HDR and HLG technology for superior dynamic range Color Gamut: Wide color gamut with BT.2020 support Sensitivity: High sensitivity with low noise for clear image capture Lens Mount: B4 mount for compatibility with a wide range of lenses Connectivity: Multiple interfaces including 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, and IP …

Panasonic AK-UC4000 4K UHD Studio Camera

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2x 3G-SDI via BNC (0.8 V, 75 Ohms) 1x HD-SDI / VBS via BNC (0.8 V, 75 Ohms / 1 V, 75 Ohms) 1x Tri-Level SYNC / Black Burst via BNC 1x Optical Fiber via LEMO 1x Headphones via 3.5 mm stereo mini jack 1x Monitor via 20-pin (12 V, 0.5 A) 1x Power Supply DC via 2-pin (12 V, …

Arri Alexa mini - Pre-owned 4K UHD PL & EF cinema camera with licenses & peripherals

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Compact, and lightweight, the Arri Alexa Mini is one of the most versatile ARRI cameras enabling filming in any orientation including upside-down and in portrait mode. Featuring a Super 35mm CMOS sensor with 14 stops of dynamic range, a maximum resolution of 4.5K in Open Gate mode, multiple codec options (ProRes and ARRIRAW), and flexible frame rates up to 200 …

Panasonic AK-UC3300 Studio Camera System

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4K video output with horizontal / vertical resolution of 2,000 TV lines 11-megapixel image sensor Supports 1/100 second high-speed reading to rolling shutter distortion Supports High Dynamic Range (HLG) and ITU-R BT.2020 wide color space (with AK-UCU600 connected) Supports HD Hi-Speed (2x) (with AK-UCU600 connected) 12G-SDI output/ TICO over SDI output (with AK-UCU600 connected) SMPTE ST2110 supported with optional (with …

Sony Neutric 4K Studio Camera

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Image Sensor: 2/3-type 4K CMOS sensor Connectors: LEMO and 12G-SDI connectors Recording Resolution: Standard HD recording 4K Capability: Optional and paid 4K license Digital Extender: Integrated with 2x and 4x magnification Optical Low-Pass Filter: Available as an option Battery Plate: Integrated V-mount battery plate Light Intensity: High light intensity with F11 Image Optimization: Automatic image optimization based on lens properties …

Arri Alexa SXT W - Pre-owned Super 35 4K UHD cinema camera set with wireless video transmitter and accessories

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The Alexa SXT W replaces the Alexa SXT Plus and SXT versions of the studio cinema cameras. Based on the SXT plus version, the SXT W brings more possibilities such as a wireless video transmitter, a Wi-Fi radio, and a new internal board that allows faster frame grabs. Available in used condition with minimal signs of age, the SXT W …

Panasonic AW-UE80KEJ - 4K PTZ Integrated Camera

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Power Requirements 12 V DC (10.8V to 13.2V)(Supplied AC adapter) PoE+ IEEE802.3bt compliant:DC42-57 V (Camera Input) Current Consumption 3.0 A (AC adaptor input), 1.0 A (PoE++ power supply) Mass Approx. 2.0 kg(4.41 lbs) (excluding ceiling mounting bracket) External dimensions Width 170.0 mm × Height 211.0 mm × Depth 171.0 mm(6.693 inches x 8.307 inches x 6.732 inches)

Used Canon CR-N500 Professional 4K NDI PTZ Camera with 15x Zoom White

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1" CMOS Sensor with Dual-Pixel AF Capture up to UHD 4K30 / 1080p60 Video HDMI, 3G-SDI & IP Video Output Built-In NDI|HX Support, 15x Zoom, PoE+ Built-In ND Filters: 1/4, 1/16, 1/64 Genlock, Dual XLR & 3.5 Audio Input Canon DIG!C DV6 Processor, 1.5 Lux IP, RS-422, IR, and Wi-Fi Control Works with Canon Control Software Compatible with Canon PTZ …

Used Datavideo ShowCast 100 4K Streaming Studio with 3x PTC-280 4K PTZ Cameras in Hard Case

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The ShowCast 100 is a brand new 4K 4-Channel All-in-one Production Studio that features 7 major functions. It can switch video, overlay text and graphics, control cameras, live stream, record, and mix audio all from a single unit. Similar to a tablet, the 14-inch touch panel allows easy and intuitive access to switcher functions. PTC-280 Professional PTZ Camera that can …

Used Panasonic AW-UE70KE - 4K PTZ camera with NDI option

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Panasonic AW-UE70KE is a used PTZ 4K UHD camera with a minimum sign of age, that features a wide-angle stabilized lens with a 20x optical zoom. Thanks to 4K IP streaming & PoE, the video can be broadcasted on any network. The NDI HX Newtek option brings the possibility to link rapidly all PTZ cameras & Video Switchers, together, on …


Mastering Visual Excellence: A Comprehensive Guide to 4K Cameras

In the rapidly evolving world of broadcast, film, and audio production, 4K cameras are at the forefront of visual technology. These cameras offer unparalleled resolution and image quality, making them essential for creating high-definition content for television, cinema, online platforms, and more. Understanding the types, features, and considerations for purchasing 4K cameras can significantly enhance your production capabilities and ensure you achieve the highest quality results. Exapro, a leading online marketplace for used industrial machinery, offers a diverse selection of 4K cameras, providing businesses and creators with access to top-tier equipment at competitive prices.

Types of 4K Cameras

4K cameras come in various types, each designed to meet specific production needs and environments. The primary types include:

Cinema Cameras

Cinema cameras are designed for professional film production, offering advanced features and high dynamic range (HDR) capabilities. These cameras provide exceptional image quality, color accuracy, and flexibility in post-production.

  • Full-Frame Cinema Cameras: Equipped with full-frame sensors, these cameras capture more detail and provide superior depth of field. Ideal for feature films and high-end commercial projects.
  • Super 35 Cinema Cameras: These cameras use a Super 35 sensor size, a standard in the film industry, balancing quality and versatility for various production scales.

Broadcast Cameras

Broadcast cameras are tailored for live television production, sports, and news broadcasting. They are built to handle dynamic shooting environments and provide robust connectivity options for live streaming.

  • Studio Cameras: Designed for controlled studio environments, these cameras offer high-resolution output, extensive control options, and compatibility with various broadcast equipment.
  • Field Cameras: Portable and durable, field cameras are suitable for outdoor broadcasts and live events, providing high-quality 4K footage on the go.

Mirrorless and DSLR Cameras

Mirrorless and DSLR cameras have gained popularity in professional video production due to their compact size, interchangeable lenses, and high image quality. These cameras are versatile and suitable for a wide range of applications, from indie filmmaking to corporate videos.

  • Mirrorless Cameras: Known for their lightweight design and advanced autofocus systems, mirrorless cameras are excellent for both video and still photography.
  • DSLR Cameras: While traditionally used for photography, many DSLR cameras now offer excellent 4K video capabilities, making them a versatile choice for multimedia creators.

Action Cameras

Action cameras are compact, rugged, and designed for capturing high-quality video in extreme conditions. They are ideal for adventure sports, documentary filmmaking, and any scenario where portability and durability are crucial.

  • Standard Action Cameras: Provide 4K resolution in a small, waterproof package, perfect for on-the-go filming.
  • 360-Degree Action Cameras: Capture immersive 360-degree video in 4K, offering unique perspectives and creative possibilities.

Exapro offers a variety of 4K cameras, ensuring creators can find equipment that meets their specific production needs.

Key Features and Specifications

When selecting a 4K camera, it is crucial to consider specific features and specifications to ensure the camera meets your production requirements. Key factors include:

Resolution and Frame Rates

The ability to shoot in 4K resolution is fundamental, but also consider the frame rates the camera supports. Higher frame rates (such as 60fps or 120fps) are essential for capturing smooth motion and slow-motion footage. Exapro’s listings provide detailed specifications on resolution and frame rates, helping you find a camera that meets your creative needs.

Sensor Size and Type

The sensor size and type significantly impact image quality, depth of field, and low-light performance. Full-frame sensors offer superior image quality and low-light capabilities, while Super 35 sensors provide a balance of quality and versatility. Mirrorless and DSLR cameras typically use APS-C or Micro Four Thirds sensors, which are smaller but still provide excellent image quality.

Dynamic Range

A wide dynamic range allows the camera to capture more detail in both the highlights and shadows, providing greater flexibility in post-production. Cameras with high dynamic range (HDR) capabilities are essential for achieving professional-grade footage.

Lens Compatibility

Interchangeable lenses provide flexibility in framing and creative expression. Ensure the camera is compatible with a wide range of lenses to suit various shooting scenarios. Mount types vary between brands, so check the compatibility of lenses you may already own or plan to acquire.

Connectivity and Storage

Professional production often requires robust connectivity options for monitoring, recording, and live streaming. Look for cameras with multiple input/output options such as HDMI, SDI, and XLR. Additionally, consider storage options and formats, as high-resolution 4K footage requires substantial storage capacity and fast write speeds.

Build Quality and Ergonomics

The build quality and ergonomics of the camera affect its usability and durability, especially in demanding production environments. Consider the camera’s weight, form factor, and weather sealing, as well as the layout of controls and ease of use.

Leading Brands in 4K Cameras

Reputable brands and manufacturers are often synonymous with higher quality and better support. Some leading brands in the 4K camera market include:

  • RED: Known for their high-end cinema cameras, RED offers exceptional image quality and flexibility, making them a top choice for professional filmmakers.
  • ARRI: ARRI’s cameras are renowned for their color science and dynamic range, widely used in feature films and high-end productions.
  • Sony: Sony provides a range of 4K cameras, from cinema and broadcast models to mirrorless options, known for their advanced technology and reliability.
  • Canon: Canon’s 4K cameras are celebrated for their color accuracy and lens compatibility, suitable for both cinema and broadcast applications.
  • Blackmagic Design: Blackmagic offers affordable, high-quality 4K cameras with robust features, making them popular in indie filmmaking and live production.

Exapro features equipment from these and other reputable brands, ensuring access to reliable and well-supported machinery.

Pricing of Used 4K Cameras

The cost of used 4K cameras varies widely based on factors such as age, condition, brand, and specific features. Generally, prices can range from a few hundred to several tens of thousands of dollars. For example, a used Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K might be priced around $1,000 to $2,000, while a high-end RED or ARRI cinema camera could cost between $20,000 and $50,000. Exapro's marketplace offers a range of pricing options, providing transparency and competitive deals for buyers.

Conclusion

4K cameras are essential tools in the broadcast, film, and audio industries, offering unparalleled resolution and image quality for professional content creation. By understanding the different types of cameras and key factors to consider when purchasing, businesses and creators can make informed decisions that align with their production needs. Exapro offers a comprehensive platform for sourcing high-quality used machinery, providing detailed listings and competitive pricing. Whether you need a cinema camera, broadcast camera, mirrorless or DSLR camera, or action camera, Exapro’s extensive inventory and user-friendly interface make it easy to find the right equipment for your production endeavors.