URSA 4K Cinema Camera from Blackmagic Design is a digital camera EF Mount series with the form factor. This device is made to suit towards all productions. A brief view of its features, such as 3840 x 2160p resolution, global shutter CMOS sensor with 12 stops of dynamic range, and other features. When it comes to the recording capability, this unit can record and send out files in 2160 format, at the 16:9 standards with exact 4 times the resolution of 1080p, called as Ultra HD.
On connectivity, this URSA 4K Cinema Camera has I/O of 12G-SDI (additionally 3G-SDI for down-converting signals for monitoring), Reference input, I/O Timecode, Analog I/O, SDI Output, USB Port, and the remote control capability which has (1) LANC on the 2.5 mm sub-mini (for controlling start/stop, iris and focus). The sensors in this device support 12 fps RAW as well as ProRes 444. The Built-in Scopes gives you the tools for having the exposure, audio levels, and focus. To support those functions, there is the dedicated screen for camera assistants, so that you can update and check camera parameters independently.
Broad possibilities for mounting this URSA 4K Cinema Camera, gives you the capability to attach it via the articulating arms, as well as the other accessories, by using the 3/8"-16 tapped holes. Apart from that, there is also the 1/4"-20 holes along the top of the removable handle. Additionally, you can also have the built-in 15-mm for LWS-spaced rods to the bottom side of the camera. You can also use the V-lock delta interface that allows you to attach this device to the tripod using the ENG style quick release systems such as the VCT-14.
Some Softwares that are included by this URSA 4K Cinema Camera, such as Blackmagic Media Express software, Blackmagic Disk Speed Test, DaVinci Resolve grading software including Resolve USB dongle for Mac OS X and Windows. As for the standard battery plates, this unit gives you the easiness to choose between V-Mount or Gold Mount. There is also the 4-pin XLR power output for powering this camera via the 12 accessories without any additional battery.UPC: 9338716002546
In the Box
Blackmagic URSA EF
Active EF Mount turret
Turret Dust Cap
12V AC Adapter
Tripod mounting plate adapter
DaVinci Resolve grading software including Resolve USB dongle for Mac OS X and Windows
Blackmagic Media Express software
Camera Features Effective Sensor Size
21.12mm x 11.88mm (Super 35)
3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160, 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160p23.98, 3840 x 2160p24, 3840 x 2160p25, 3840 x 2160p29.9, 3840 x 2160p30, 3840 x 2160p60, 1920 x 1080p23.98, 1920 x 1080p24, 1920 x 1080p25, 1920 x 1080p29.97, 1920 x 1080p30, 1920 x 1080p50, 1920 x 1080p59.94, 1920 x 1080p60, 1920 x 1080i50, 1920 x 1080i59.9 and 1920 x 1080i60
Sensor frame rate support
Up to 60 fps
Focus button turns on peaking, focus bubbles, auto focus available on active lens mount.
Iris button automatically adjusts the lens iris settings so no pixel is cppped in film mode. Scene average auto exposure in video mode.
1 x 10.1” - 1920 x 1200
2 x 5” - 800 x 480
10.1” - TFT-LCD
5” - Integrated LCD capacitive touchscreen
Automatic camera data and user data such as shot number, filenames and keywords.
Touch screen menus on 5” screen. Push button controls for navigating menus.
Integrated mono microphone
Integrated mono speaker
Multiple 1/4”-20 UNC thread mounting on top of camera and on handle bar. Rosette on bottom. Integrated rods mounts compatible with 15mm pght Weight Support standard.
Storage Features Storage Type
Approx 880 Mbps using Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) at 3840 x 2160. Approx 220 Mbps using Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) at 1920 x 1080.
Compressed Recording Formats
Lossless compressed CinemaDNG RAW with film dynamic range at 3840 x 2160. Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) at 3840 x 2160 and 1920 x 1080 with either film or video dynamic range.
Connections SDI Video Output
1 x 12G-SDI 10-bit 4:2:2. 1 x 3G-SDI down converted for external monitoring
SDI Video Input
1 x 12G-SDI
1 x Reference Input
1 x Timecode Input
1 x Timecode Output
Analog Audio Input
2 x XLR analog switchable between mic and pne levels. Phantom power support.
Analog Audio Output
1/4” jack output for headphone monitoring
SDI Audio Output
1 x 2.5mm LANC for Rec Start/Stop, Iris Control and Focus.
USB 2.0 Mini-B port for software updates.
Standards SDI Comppance
SDI Audio Samppng
48 kHz and 24-bit
DaVinci Resolve grading software including Resolve USB dongle for Mac OS X and Windows.
Blackmagic Media Express software.
Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain pon or later.
Windows 7 or later.
Power Requirements External Power Input
1 x 4-pin XLR port for external power or battery use.
External Power Ouput
1 x 12V output using 4-pin XLR for powering external accessories such as EVF.
Rear camera mount compatible with industry standard V-mount or Gold Mount battery plates.
Accessories Optional Accessories
Adapter plate with 15mm pght Weight Support and Rosettes.
12.3 x 6.1 x 9.6 (31.2 x 15.5 x 24.4 cm)
Environmental Specifications Operating Temperature
0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
0% to 90% non-condensing
Warranty Product Warranty
12 Month pmited Manufacturer's Warranty.
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