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How DIY is the Tilta BMPCC 4K/6K Display Modification Kit?

Have you thought about purchasing the Tilta flip screen modification kit for your BMPCC 4K / 6K camera but you are hesitant to install it yourself? Then let me invite you to read on … The Tilta flip screen modification kit really caught my interest last year at IBC 2019 (see our coverage here and here) – as a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K owner, I felt that this kit would improve the usability of the camera significantly. Tilta BMPCC 4K:6K Flip Screen Modification Kit – Image credit: Tilta Tilta BMPCC Flip Screen Modification Kit – Why? But not only the flip screen modification would be useful, also the clever inclusion of an SSD holder behind the screen is part of the modification. The kit is now starting to be available, and you have the choice (in the US) to buy the kit and do the modification on your own or send in your camera and let the Tilta guys do it for you – for an additional 249 USD. Let’s try it ourselves … When the modification kit arrived at the CineD Vienna headquarters and my colleague Nino asked me if I want to install it on my camera, I was hesitant. I had never opened up any camera before, and don’t consider myself the do it yourself guy either. But the offer was simply too tempting to ignore, so I went ahead and installed the kit – have a look at the video above! Should I attempt to...

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Published By: CineD - Thursday, 1 October

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