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Introducing URSA Mini Pro, a professional digital film camera that combines the incredible image quality of URSA Mini 4.6K with the features and controls of a traditional broadcast camera You get a massive number of ergonomically designed controls on the side of the camera so you can adjust most settings by feel, and without ever having to take your eyes off the action. URSA Mini Pro also features built in ND filters, a status display and a revolutionary new interchangeable lens mount that lets you change between EF photographic lenses or PL and B4 lenses. URSA Mini Pro records up to 60fps and features dual C-Fast 2.0 recorders as well as dual UHS-II SD Card recorders. URSA Mini Pro is lightweight and comfortable enough to use all day, has controls that are extremely fast to use, and image quality that’s far superior to broadcast cameras costing ten times more
Blackmagic Camera 5.1.1 Update
For the latest upgrades and improvements, you can download the latest Blackmagic firmware here. Details also available when clicking this link.
Digital Film Quality for Every Project
The perfect camera for digital film, broadcast, live production and more URSA Mini Pro is “three cameras in one” because it combines high end digital film quality with the ergonomics and features broadcasters need. It’s ideal for any kind of work from high end feature films, television shows and commercials, to independent films, broadcast news, and even studio and live production URSA Mini Pro features beyond Ultra HD 4.6K resolution plus 15 stops of dynamic range, all with a super wide colour gamut and DaVinci colour science so you always capture cinematic quality images. The super compact body features broadcast camera ergonomics and advanced operating software that make it faster to set up and use than any other camera Whether you’re on set, on location or shooting run and gun, URSA Mini Pro has the image quality and features you need to work on any type of project
Two Incredible Models
Choose URSA Mini or URSA Mini Pro models. The URSA Mini family are powerful and robust cameras that are available in five different versions, so you can choose the camera that best suits your needs. Choose the affordable URSA Mini 4K and URSA Mini 4.6K models with cinema quality, fixed EF or PL lens mounts, and dual C-Fast card recorders. Or choose the all new, advanced URSA Mini Pro 4.6K that adds built in ND filters, an interchangeable lens mount, dual C-Fast UHS-II SD card recorders and powerful broadcast features and controls
Revolutionary URSA Design
Big camera features that are fast to use in a lightweight, portable design URSA Mini Pro is designed to include everything you need in a handheld camera so you can take it anywhere unlike cheap plastic cameras, the evenly weighted camera body is made out of a super tough magnesium alloy. It’s a true professional camera with full redundancy on every control, even the power switch Plus, the tactile controls allow full setting changes without having to take the camera off your shoulder There’s an external high visibility LCD status display so you can see critical shooting information, and a 4” foldout touch screen for reviewing shots so you don’t have to carry an extra on-set monitor You get professional connections such as 12G-SDI, XLR audio, a built in high quality microphone and more. The optional electronic viewfinder and shoulder mount kit lets you go from tripod to handheld shooting in seconds, or you can turn URSA Mini Pro into the ultimate live production camera by adding an URSA Studio Viewfinder
Built in ND Filters
High quality neutral density filters with IR compensation URSA Mini Pro features high quality neutral density (ND) filters that let you quickly reduce the amount of light entering the camera. The 2, 4 and 6 stop filters have been specifically designed to match the colorimetry and colour science of URSA Mini Pro, providing you with additional latitude, even under harsh lighting conditions. This lets you use different combinations of aperture and shutter angle to achieve shallower depth of field, or specific levels of motion blur, in a wider range of situations. The IR filters have been designed to filter both optical wave lengths and IR wave lengths evenly to eliminate IR contamination of the images that most ND filters can suffer from. The ND filters are true optical filters with a precision mechanism that quickly moves them into place when the ND filter dial is turned. The filter settings can even be displayed as either an ND number, stop reduction or fraction on the LCD
Powerful Tactile Controls
Quickly change settings without taking the camera off your shoulder. Like the world’s best broadcast cameras, URSA Mini Pro features powerful tactile control buttons, switches, knobs and dials, giving you direct access to the most important camera settings. The controls are laid out in a logical order that makes them easy to remember, so you’ll be able to adjust settings, use ND filters, change frame rate and even snap a still photo without having to look at the buttons or take the camera off of your shoulder. The external controls are so fast to use, you don’t even have to stop shooting that’s what makes URSA Mini Pro both a powerful broadcast and studio camera, as well as a digital film camera
Interchangeable Lens Mounts
Compatible with EF, PL and B4 lenses. Different projects require different lenses, which is why URSA Mini Pro features a new interchangeable lens mount Imagine shooting regular work using a photography lens but then being able to change to a PL mount cinema lens if you get a high end film job. URSA Mini Pro makes that easy because you can quickly switch between EF, PL and B4 lenses, making it compatible with the widest possible range of professional lenses. That means you can work with high quality EF photographic lenses, large PL cinema lenses, and even B4 broadcast lenses, all with the same camera URSA Mini Pro comes with an EF mount and you can purchase optional PL and B4 lens mounts separately. With URSA Mini Pro, you get a single camera that works with virtually all professional lenses so you can choose precisely the lens you need
See critical shooting information in bright daylight. The status display is a high visibility LCD screen that’s designed to be easily seen, even in bright light the status display shows record timecode, locked timecode and reference timecode, along with the current shooting frame rate, shutter angle, aperture, white balance, ISO and IRIS. It also features a battery indicator, card recording status and audio meters for monitoring levels. The screen’s backlight can be turned on when you’re shooting in dimly lit locations, and off when you’re shooting outdoors and in bright light to increase contrast, making it easy to read under any condition
Cinematic 4.6K Sensor
Capture incredible digital film images with 15 stops of dynamic range. When it comes to image quality, URSA Mini Pro operates at a higher resolution and dynamic range that goes well beyond traditional motion picture film. You get a 4.6K image sensor that captures up to 4608 x 2592 pixels, which is bigger than full DCI 4K The sensor features a massive 15 stops of dynamic range, making it perfect for high dynamic range (HDR) projects. The built in active refrigeration ensures maximum dynamic range and low noise so you get incredibly clean pictures with amazing detail in both the dark shadows and bright highlight areas. You can also choose the lower cost URSA Mini 4K model with 12 stops of dynamic range when you don’t need the performance and are on a tighter budget.
Super wide colour gamut and precision colour science URSA Mini Pro features an incredibly wide colour gamut that captures more of the visible colour spectrum than Rec. 2020, which is vastly larger than the P3 digital cinema colour space Third generation Blackmagic Design colour science is used to process the raw sensor data, enabling amazingly rich skin tones, natural colour response and enormous amounts of dynamic range. Whether you’re shooting a Hollywood blockbuster, an indie film, high end commercial, or a broadcast television show, URSA Mini Pro’s combination of resolution, dynamic range and colour gamut delivers amazingly rich and lifelike images
High Frame Rate Recording
Capture the action with smooth flowing motion URSA Mini Pro can shoot at high frame rates and then play it back at the edit frame rate so you get smooth slow motion video that’s crystal clear. You can set the camera’s default shooting frame rate and also specify an “off speed” frame rate. Switching between them is simply done with the touch of a button on the outside of the camera, making it incredibly fast to switch between standard and high frame rate shooting URSA Mini Pro can capture full resolution 4.6K recordings at up to 60 frames per second
Non Stop Recording
Works with both C-Fast and SD card media URSA Mini Pro features both dual C-Fast 2.0 recorders and dual UHS-II SD card recorders so you can choose the media that works best for you. C-Fast cards are ideal for full resolution RAW recording, while SD and UHS-II cards are inexpensive and commonly available, making them perfect for recording ProRes Ultra HD files or RAW HD files. Simply choose the media type, insert the cards and start shooting with dual slots for each media type, you never have to stop recording because when the first card is full, it automatically continues onto the next card. You can even swap the full card for an empty one, all without having to stop recording URSA Mini Pro can record lossless 12-bit CinemaDNG RAW files for the highest possible quality, or 10-bit ProRes files for easy post production workflows with minimum storage requirements
Built in Monitoring
Fold out touch screen for monitoring and camera controlThe built in 4” fold out touchscreen URSA Mini Pro and the 5” fold out touchscreen on URSA Mini are super bright, high resolution colour displays with a wide viewing angle that makes them perfect for monitoring and reviewing shots on set The screen can also show you a “heads up display” overlay with critical information such as format, frame rate, timecode, ISO and more. You even get a histogram, card recording status indicators and audio meters The fold out touchscreen lets you use the incredible new URSA Mini operating software so you get super-fast access to every camera function, ATEM broadcast switcher integration features for live broadcast, digital slate for metadata management and more
Advanced URSA Mini Software
Incredibly fast software with revolutionary new user interface All URSA Mini cameras feature a new user interface that revolutionizes the way you work The advanced camera operating software lets you use simple tap and swipe gestures to control all features, setup, the digital slate and more. You get powerful and super-fast software with a unique heads up display that puts commonly used functions at your fingertips. Simply touch an on screen icon to make changes for things such as audio levels, white balance, shutter angle and more you’ll instantly see sliders and controls for making adjustments without ever having to navigate through any menus the new digital “slate” makes entering metadata faster than ever before with a built in dictionary, predictive entry and on screen keyboard. Using a professional digital film camera has never been faster
Flexible enough to be rigged for any production Blackmagic URSA Mini cameras are completely customizable so you can create a rig that’s built specifically for your production you can add accessories like the Blackmagic URSA Viewfinder, URSA Studio Viewfinder and Blackmagic URSA Mini Shoulder Kit, or choose from hundreds of third party accessories. URSA Mini and URSA Mini Pro have 9 standard ¼” threaded mounting points on the top and bottom of the camera so you can mount it directly to a tripod as well as add accessories such as rails, sliders, matte boxes, microphones, ring lights, batteries and more. Whether you’re building a feature film rig or outfitting the camera for an ENG style shoot, URSA Mini has all of the mount points and connections you need
High Resolution Viewfinder
Full HD display and glass optics makes precise focus easy. The optional Blackmagic URSA Viewfinder is designed to be the perfect match for URSA Mini Pro and URSA Mini cameras. You get a high resolution 1920 x 1080 colour OLED display matched with precision glass optics, adjustable diopter and built in digital focus chart so you get perfect focus every time. To preserve OLED screen life, there’s a built in sensor so the OLED only turns on when you’re looking through the viewfinder. The Blackmagic URSA Viewfinder is adjustable so it can be used on both the left or the right eye. There’s even a built in record light
Blackmagic URSA Studio Viewfinder
Turn URSA Mini into a true professional studio camera. The URSA Studio Viewfinder is a true professional viewfinder for URSA Mini Pro and URSA Mini. You get a bright 7” screen with large handles and variable tension pivot points that let you smoothly adjust the viewfinder’s position and angle, even while you’re live on air. The tactile knobs and buttons give you direct control of settings so you can keep your eye on the action combined with the new software update for URSA Mini, the URSA Studio Viewfinder turns your URSA Mini into the ultimate live production camera you get support for talkback, tally, and program return, along with remote control of focus, iris, colour balance and more, all from your ATEM Switcher
Full size, durable connections that work with standard cables Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro features multiple connections such as 12G-SDI out, HD-SDI monitoring out, 2 LANC inputs, balanced XLR audio with phantom power, timecode in and reference input. On the front right side of the camera is a 12 pin Hirose control connector for broadcast lenses. There’s also a 4 pin XLR DC and an HD-SDI monitoring output that are located in the perfect position for connecting an optional viewfinder or on set monitor. The 12G-SDI output handles all formats up to 2160p60 using a single BNC cable, and also switches to 6G-SDI or HD-SDI depending on the shooting format.
Work with all formats up to 2160p60 over a single cable 12G-SDI is an incredible 8 times faster than regular HD-SDI which makes it fast enough for Ultra HD video at up to 60 frames per second, all over a single regular SDI cable the high quality BNC connections are multi rate so it can automatically switch and work with 6G-SDI, 3G-SDI, and regular HD-SDI equipment. That means URSA Mini Pro and URSA Mini are compatible with all of your existing HD and Ultra HD equipment so you can plug it into things like ATEM live production switchers, on-set monitors, decks and more
Built in production quality sound recording URSA Mini Pro has a high quality microphone and professional audio recorder built right in so you don’t have to carry around extra sound equipment use the built in stereo microphone to record natural location sound or connect professional microphones using the two XLR wide dynamic range mic inputs. The XLR connections have 48V of switchable phantom power so you can plug in everything from shot gun to wireless clip on mics for capturing every detail of the performance. You can quickly adjust levels using the external knobs and monitor audio using the onscreen audio meters.
Embedded metadata, store location, camera orientation, scene details and more. The built in touchscreen makes it astonishingly simple to set up and enter metadata for tagging clips. Metadata is saved directly in the video files so you don’t have to worry about managing extra sidecar files. You can import the files directly into software like DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro and Avid Media Composer then use the metadata to sort, search and find the clips you need so you can spend more time on creative editing and less time managing mountains of media
Compatible with industry standard batteries and power URSA Mini Pro and URSA Mini cameras include a 4-pin XLR industry standard power connector that works with 12V to 30V external power supplies. That means it’s easy to use the camera with all of your existing power supplies and batteries all URSA cameras use the same battery power connector and mounting points on the rear of the camera so you can use a wide range of battery plates from manufacturers such as IDX, Frezzi, Anton Bauer and more. You can also add the optional Blackmagic URSA VLock Battery Plate for using popular V-Mount batteries.
Includes DaVinci Resolve
Professional editing and advanced colour grading included All URSA cameras include a full version of DaVinci Resolve Studio. DaVinci Resolve Studio is editing and colour correction software that features an advanced, multi-layer timeline with powerful editing and trimming tools, along with Hollywood’s most advanced creative colour correction and creative grading tools with URSA Mini Pro and DaVinci Resolve, you get a complete post production solution so you’ll be able to shoot amazing images with incredible fidelity, colour and dynamic range while retaining every bit of quality. Whether you’re working on a major feature film or a YouTube video, DaVinci Resolve Studio gives you a completely lossless workflow for native editing, colour correction and delivery, so your video always looks as good as possible
Optional Shoulder Mount Kit
From tripod to shoulder and back in seconds URSA Mini cameras include multiple ¼” mount points on the bottom so you can attach it directly to any tripod. When you need to quickly move from tripod to handheld and back, the best solution is to use the optional Blackmagic URSA Mini Shoulder Kit. This kit includes the shoulder pad with built in rosettes, rail mounts and integrated quick lock release attachment points for instantly latching onto the quick release plate without removing the shoulder pad. The kit also includes a top handle for carrying the camera and attaching accessories.
|Effective Sensor Size||25.34mm x 14.25mm (Super35)|
|Lens Mount||EF Mount (Interchangable with PL and B4 mount)|
|Lens Control||Electronic control via EF mount pins or 12-pin broadcast connector for compatible lenses|
|Dynamic Range||15 Stops.|
|Shooting Resolutions||4608 x 2592, 4608 x 1920 (4.6K 2.40:1), 4096 x 2304 (4K 16:9), 4096 x 2160 (4K DCI), 3840 x 2160 (Ultra HD), 3072 x 2560 (3K Anamorphic)|
|2048 x 1152 (2K 16:9), 2048x1080 (2K DCI), 1920 x 1080|
|Frame Rates||Maximum sensor frame rate dependent on resolution and codec selected. Project frame rates of 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94|
|60 fps supported. Off-speed frame rates up to 60p in 4.6K, 120p in 2K windowed|
|Built in ND Filters||Four position ND filter wheel with clear, 2-stop, 4-stop and 6-stop ND filters|
|Focus||Focus button turns on peaking, auto focus available using compatible lenses|
|Iris Control||Iris wheel and touchscreen slider for manual iris adjustment on electronically controllable lenses, iris button for instant auto iris|
|settings on compatible lenses so no pixel is clipped in film mode. Scene average auto exposure in video mode.|
|Screen Type||LCD capacitive touchscreen.|
|Metadata Support||Automatically populated lens data from electronic EF, B4 and i/Technology compatible PL lenses.|
|Automatic recording of camera settings and slate data such as project, scene number, take and special notes.|
|Controls||Touchscreen menus on 4” screen. Push buttons for other controls. 2 assignable shortcut keys.|
|Timecode Clock||Highly accurate timecode clock. Less than 1 frame drift every 19 hours.|
|Total Video Input||1 x SDI|
|Total Video Output||1 x SDI, 1 x SDI Monitoring.|
|SDI Rates||1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G.|
|Analogue & AES Audio Input||2 x XLR analog switchable between mic, line and AES audio. Phantom power support.|
|Analogue Audio Output||1 x 3.5mm headphone jack, supports iPhone microphone for talkback.|
|Reference Input||Tri-Sync/Black Burst/Timecode.|
|Remote Control||2 x 2.5mm LANC input for Rec Start/Stop, plus Iris and Focus control using compatible lenses.|
|Computer Interface||USB Type-C for software updates.|
|Microphone||Integrated stereo microphone.|
|Built-in Speaker||1 x mono speaker.|
|SD Video Standards||None.|
|HD Video Standards||1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60|
|Ultra HD Video Standards||2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60|
|SDI Compliance||SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 424 Level B, SMPTE 2081-1, SMPTE 2082-1|
|SDI Audio Sampling||48 kHz and 24 bit|
|Media||2 x CFast for 4.6K RAW and ProRes recording. 2 x SD UHS-II card slots for HD and Ultra HD recording.|
|Media Format||Can format discs to ExFAT (Windows/Mac) or HFS+ (Mac) file systems.|
|Codecs||CinemaDNG RAW, CinemaDNG RAW 3:1, CinemaDNG RAW 4:1, Apple ProRes 4444 XQ QuickTime, ProRes 4444 QuickTime,|
|ProRes 422 HQ QuickTime, ProRes 422 QuickTime, ProRes 422 LT QuickTime and ProRes 422 Proxy QuickTime.|
|External Control||Via SDI Input from ATEM switcher or Blackmagic 3G‑Arduino Shield.|
|Colour Corrector||DaVinci YRGB.|
|Talkback and Tally|
|Live Tally Indicator||Tally on LCD, URSA Viewfinder and URSA Studio Viewfinder.|
|Talkback||SDI Channels 15 and 16.|
|Storage Type||2 x CFast 2.0|
|2 x SD UHS-II cards|
|Storage Rates||4608 x 2592|
|CinemaDNG RAW - 513MB/s|
|CinemaDNG RAW 3:1 - 180 MB/s|
|CinemaDNG RAW 4:1 - 135 MB/s|
|3840 x 2160|
|Apple ProRes 444 XQ - 250 MB/s|
|Apple ProRes 444 - 165 MB/s|
|Apple ProRes 422 HQ - 110 MB/s|
|Apple ProRes 422 - 73.6 MB/s|
|Apple ProRes 422 LT - 51 MB/s|
|Apple ProRes Proxy - 22.4 MB/s|
|1920 x 1080|
|Apple ProRes 444 XQ - 62.5 MB/s|
|Apple ProRes 444 - 41.25 MB/s|
|Apple ProRes 422 HQ - 27.5 MB/s|
|Apple ProRes 422 - 18.4 MB/s|
|Apple ProRes 422 LT - 12.75 MB/s|
|Apple ProRes Proxy - 5.6 MB/s|
|Storage rates based on 30 frames per second.|
|Recording Formats||Lossless CinemaDNG RAW, RAW 3:1 and RAW 4:1 with film dynamic range at 4608 x 2592, 4608 x 1920, 4096 x 2304, 4096 x 2160|
|3072 x 2560, 2048 x 1152, 2048 x 1080 and 1920 x 1080. Apple ProRes 4608 x 2592, 4608 x 1920, 4096 x 2304, 4096 x 2160, 3072 x 2560|
|2048 x 1152, 2048 x 1080 and 1920 x 1080 with either film or video dynamic range.|
|Software Included||URSA Mini Operating System.|
|DaVinci Resolve Studio grading software including Resolve USB dongle for Mac OS X and Windows.|
|Blackmagic Camera Setup.|
|Operating Systems||MAC OS X 10.11 El Capitan|
|Mac OS 10.12 Sierra or later|
|Power Supply||1 x External 12V power supply. 12-pin Molex connector on rear battery plate.|
|External Power Input||1 x 4-pin XLR port for external power or battery use.|
|1 x 12-pin molex connector on rear battery plate.|
|Custom V-mount battery plate with D-tap +12V regulated output from camera.|
|Power||Rear camera mount compatible with industry standard V-mount or gold mount battery plates.|
|Operating Temperature||0°to 40°C (32° to 104°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°to 45°C (-4° to 113°F)|
|Relative Humidity||0% to 90% non-condensing|
Strong and Lightweight Design
A handheld camera that’s tough enough for anything. URSA Mini Pro features super strong magnesium alloy body that makes it durable enough to use in the most extreme environments. The magnesium alloy also makes it lightweight and helps to keep the camera cool by piping heat into an exchanger that allows convection cooling and heat dissipation from the camera’s body. You get professional connections, an external display, foldout touch screen and 9 mounting points for adding accessories and building custom rigs.
Traditional Broadcast Ergonomics
Familiar controls that put everything at your fingertips. Traditional broadcast cameras have the most important controls on the outside of the camera body so you can quickly change settings without having to take your eyes off of the action! URSA Mini Pro features control buttons, switches and dials that are grouped logically, making them easy to remember. That means you’ll be able to use muscle memory to operate the camera without having to look at the buttons or hunt through menus. URSA Mini Pro combines the ergonomics of a broadcast camera with the quality of digital film so you get the best of both worlds!
View critical shooting information, even in broad daylight. When you’re in the middle of a shoot, you need to be able to quickly check important shooting and status information. The status screen on URSA Mini Pro features a bright, status display that’s designed to be easily seen, with or without the backlight on. You can see timecode, shutter and lens settings, battery, record status and audio levels at a glance. When shooting in a dimly lit environment, simply turn the backlight on to see the screen. When you’re outside, the backlight can be turned off for even more contrast, making it highly visible and crystal clear in broad daylight!
Interchangeable Lens Mount
Compatible with virtually all professional lenses. URSA Mini Pro features a revolutionary, new interchangeable lens mount that lets you quickly switch between EF, PL and B4 lenses, making it compatible with the widest possible range of professional lenses. It comes standard with an EF lens mount and you can purchase optional PL and B4 lens mounts separately. That means you can work with everything from high quality photographic EF and lenses to the largest cinematic PL lenses, and even B4 broadcast HD lenses, all with the same camera.
Built in ND Filters
Filters designed specifically for URSA Mini Pro. High quality built in neutral density (ND) filters reduce the amount of specific types of light entering the camera’s sensor. Designed to improve latitude and provide true colours, even in far-red and infra red wavelengths, ND filters let you quickly adjust to changes in lighting conditions. This makes it possible to select different combinations of aperture and shutter angle to achieve a shallower depth of field or specific levels of motion blur. The built in ND filters give you more creative options than ever and, because they’re built in, you don’t have to carry extra filters with you.
Ergonomically designed for handheld or shoulder use. URSA Mini Pro has been designed from the ground up to be comfortable enough to use all day and small enough to be taken anywhere. The weight is evenly distributed so the camera is balanced, making it comfortable to use for both handheld and over the shoulder shooting. The optional shoulder mount kit is designed to help support the camera, making it a natural extension of your body. There’s even a quick release mount that lets you go from handheld to shoulder to tripod in seconds.
Fold out LCD screen for on set monitoring the bright high resolution fold out screen gives you a built in on set monitor so you don’t have to carry around extra equipment. The monitor simply folds out and pivots up and down, making it super easy to shoot either down low or up high above the crowd. The screen features a wide viewing angle and displays crystal clear images so that you can accurately check exposure, focus and framing. Instantly play back clips, even high frame rate slow motion shots, to make sure you get the perfect take then, when you’re ready to move to a new location, fold it up and go.
Advanced Touchscreen Interface
The world’s most intuitive and fastest to use digital film camera. URSA Mini Pro features advanced operating software designed to make using your camera faster and more intuitive than ever. All important camera functions can be accessed with a single tap on the heads up display, there’s an elegant digital “slate” that makes metadata entry a breeze, and a dashboard that uses simple tap and swipe gestures for record settings, monitoring, audio, camera setup, presets and LUTs. Everything is logically laid out so you’ll never waste time going through confusing menus and settings again.
C-Fast and SD Card Recorders
Non-stop recording using the media of your choice. When it comes to recording, URSA Mini Pro has dual C-Fast 2.0 recorders and dual UHS-II SD card recorders, so you can choose the type of media that works best for your project. C-Fast cards are ideal for recording full resolution, lossless 12-bit RAW files. SD cards, which are inexpensive and commonly available, are perfect for recording 4K ProRes files or RAW HD files. When either a C-Fast or SD card is full, recording automatically continues onto the next one so you never have to stop shooting.
Side Hand Controller
Comfortable and lightweight for handheld shooting. URSA Mini Pro includes a side hand controller with record start/stop, iris and focus buttons built in. The handle is mounted to the body of the camera using a standard rosette and also has a LANC connection. This means that you can remove the handle and mount a custom rig directly to the rosette, or you can relocate the handle to the rosette at the front of the camera on the optional shoulder mount kit. You can even replace the hand grip with custom third party handles.
All the connections you need for even the largest rig. Unlike other compact cameras that require custom cables, URSA Mini Pro features industry standard broadcast quality connections so you can use cables you already have. You get the latest 12G-SDI and separate HD-SDI video outputs along with 12V power for connecting electronic viewfinders. For audio, there are 2 XLR balanced analogue inputs with 48V of switchable phantom power for external microphones. URSA Mini Pro also includes a Hirose 12-pin lens control connector, LANC, a standard 4 pin XLR power connector and URSA battery plate internal power connector that lets you mount battery plates on the rear of the camera.
Optional accessories for customising your camera. You can customise your URSA Mini Pro with genuine Blackmagic accessories that are designed to match and work perfectly with your camera. There’s a top mount handle that lets you carry the camera from the top so you can get shots from low down near the ground more easily. You can also add a shoulder mount with integrated quick release plate for tripods that lets you instantly switch from shoulder mount to tripod without having to change anything. The optional Blackmagic URSA Viewfinder features an incredibly high resolution display and precision optics that lets you find perfect focus in all kinds of lighting conditions. For broadcast work, you can even add the Blackmagic URSA Studio Viewfinder to turn URSA Mini Pro into the ultimate live production camera.
External Mounting Points
Use the widest range of accessories. When you’re doing professional work you want to make sure you can securely connect the things you need, like external microphones, large lenses, and more. URSA Mini Pro can be customised with standard 3rd party camera accessories including rails and matte boxes so you can build a custom rig that fits your production. There are standard ¼” threaded points positioned over the top and bottom of the camera to make it easy to add the things you need. The optional shoulder mount kit also includes a quick lock tripod mount so you can take your fully rigged URSA Mini Pro from the tripod to your shoulder in seconds.
Get Three Cameras in One
Digital film quality with broadcast camera features makes URSA Mini Pro perfect for film, broadcast and studio camera workURSA Mini Pro features an advanced sensor that gives you high resolution image quality with extremely wide dynamic range and a massive colour gamut. That makes it perfect for use on high end feature films, television shows, music videos and commercials. Its incredible image quality makes it the perfect “A” camera for the biggest Hollywood blockbusters, yet it’s still affordable enough for indie and documentary filmmakers. Plus, URSA Mini Pro has traditional broadcast ergonomics and the features you need for broadcast news, studio talk shows and sitcoms, and even live multi camera production URSA Mini Pro is the world’s first camera that gives you true digital film quality on any production
Blockbuster feature films from a lightweight handheld cameraURSA Mini Pro gives you uncompromising digital film quality that rivals cameras costing thousands more, along with a fully lossless post production workflow with the included DaVinci Resolve Studio software. URSA Mini Pro captures high resolution images with 15 stops of latitude and a super wide colour gamut that’s vastly larger than both Rec. 2020 and the P3 digital cinema colour space. Because URSA Mini Pro includes DaVinci Resolve Studio software, you get a huge workflow advantage when shooting feature films with URSA Mini Pro because you can go straight from the camera into DaVinci Resolve Studio for a fully native, lossless workflow that’s faster and higher quality than any other camera and post production system
Today’s dramatic television series are shot like feature filmsEpisodic television production has moved to digital film that’s because the only way to win viewers is to tell compelling stories with feature film quality imagery. Producing episodic television is like shooting, editing, colour correcting and distributing a 1 hour film every single week. When time is short and budgets are tight, URSA Mini Pro is the only camera that can deliver the quality you need plus, the included DaVinci Resolve Studio software speeds up the workflow even more because it lets editors and colourists collaborate on the same project at the same time that means you can spend more time being creative with your edit and your colour correction because they don’t have to happen separately
Higher quality images sell more productsWhether you’re managing a global brand or part of a creative agency shooting ads, you need to make your product look amazing. That's why it's vital that television commercials are shot using digital film. With URSA Mini Pro, it’s now affordable enough for any brand to shoot on digital film, even smaller local “main street” brands. Plus, with the included DaVinci Resolve Studio software, you can use the same high end post production and colour correction software used in Hollywood to create a cinematic look that makes customers aware of the quality of your brand. Any product can benefit from the luxurious visual treatment that using URSA Mini cameras and DaVinci Resolve colour correction will provide.
Capture revealing interviews with raw emotionFor cutting edge documentaries, you need to create a level of trust and intimacy between the director and subject that simply isn’t possible with a large crew and intimidating camera rig. The light weight and small size of URSA Mini Pro makes it unobtrusive and perfect for capturing amazing nature shots and emotional interviews. You can go from tripod to handheld in seconds to instantly follow the story. With dual C-Fast or SD card recorders you can keep recording because you can hot swap full cards without stopping.
Get blockbuster film quality with an indie crew sizeAs an independent filmmaker you have to balance creative vision with tight budgets, small crews and incredibly tight shooting schedules. Now, with URSA Mini Pro, you can get the quality, resolution and dynamic range of Super 35mm film in a compact design that’s perfect for single camera operators and small crews choose either EF or PL lens mounts so you can work with readily available photo lenses or professional cinematic lenses. You also get built in monitoring, histograms, focus peaking, audio recording and more so you don’t have to rent additional, expensive equipment. That means you can operate as a single person crew so you'll have more money to put back into the story on the screen
The ultimate camera for studio productionWhether you’re a broadcaster working on news or magazine style talk shows, you need a future proof camera that can capture the incredible colour and detail of Ultra HD. URSA Mini Pro is unique because it gives you the best of both worlds you get incredible digital film quality built into a professional studio camera with live studio camera features such as camera control. You can even add the 7” URSA Studio Viewfinder to turn URSA Mini Pro into the ultimate studio camera, complete with remote camera and lens control, talkback, tally and more URSA Mini Pro features a built in CCU as well as an incredible DaVinci primary colour corrector that lets you go beyond the basics and gives you full creative control with YRGB lift, gamma and gain adjustments now you get the same imaging and processing that feature films get, all in a professional broadcast studio camera
Premium Corporate Video
Improve any company’s image with cinematic production valuesURSA Mini Pro lets you add cinematic production values to any corporate video at a fraction of the cost of any other camera the combination of high end digital film quality and traditional broadcast camera features lets you capture product launch videos, marketing videos and even multi camera keynote presentations with ease. Even if you’re delivering HD, the over sampled 4K images from the camera eliminates aliasing artefacts to give you more clarity and detail, along with richer colour so you’ll be able to make more creative choices than ever when you’re editing and colour correcting in post using the included DaVinci Resolve Studio software
Transform the quality of news coverage with digital filmURSA Mini Pro gives you HD or Ultra HD recording in a compact, well balanced shoulder mount camera that’s comfortable enough to be used all day you get a 4” fold out monitor, optional EVF, complete technical scopes, professional audio recording, and dual ProRes SD card and C-Fast card recorders built right in. The interchangeable lens mount can be used with the B4 adapter so you can use your existing HD B4 lenses plus, because it shoots ProRes on standard C-Fast or SD cards, you can simply mount the card on your computer and begin editing immediately without having to convert files. With URSA Mini cameras you’ll be able to get your story on air faster than ever
Music Video Production
Boost your band’s image with incredible production valuesIn today’s music industry, a high quality music video can get posted online, go viral and turn an unknown, unsigned band into superstars overnight that means the production value of a band’s very first music video is critical to the perception and style of the band. URSA Mini cameras are perfect because they are true digital film cameras, affordable, and include everything you need to finish a great music video. You can even plug in more than one URSA Mini Pro into an ATEM live production switcher so you can shoot and stream your music video live. You’ll be able to capture the energy and excitement of the performance in front of a crowd, plus you’ll be able to shoot from multiple angles and in locations that would be impossible with a larger camera
High frame rate live multi camera production cameraImagine shooting live sport with the incredible clarity and amazing sharpness of high frame rate Ultra HD URSA Mini Pro features 12G-SDI and can shoot all HD and Ultra HD formats up to 2160p60. That means every single frame of your fast action sporting event will look like a crystal clear still image the optional URSA Studio Viewfinder adds a 7” external display with grab handles and variable tension articulated mounting points that let you move the camera independently of the viewfinder it also features a detachable sunshade so you can use it day or night, and tactile controls so you can make adjustments on the fly without having to look away in addition, you can connect it to an ATEM switcher to get remote camera control, colour correction, program return, talkback, tally and more, all using the SDI cables you already have so there’s nothing extra to buy