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Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4.6K Cinema Camera EF Mount (Body Only)

Compact and lightweight digital film camera with 4.6K super 35 sensor with 15 stops of dynamic range, EF lens mount, 12G-SDI and 5inch fold out monitor

The compact URSA Mini camera with EF lens mount, 4.6K Super 35 sensor and an incredible 15 stops of dynamic range, is lightweight and perfectly balanced for handheld use and comfortable enough for all day shooting. URSA Mini 4.6K EF features professional 12G-SDI connections, 5” fold out touchscreen monitor and side grip with camera control functions as well as dual CFast card recorders, built in stereo microphones and more

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Product Description


Important update from Blackmagic Design regarding the URSA Mini 4.6K

The Blackmagic Design URSA Mini is the worlds lightest, handheld super-35 digital film camera. Why digital film? Because the new sensor gives you 15 stops of dynamic range that rivals the good old days of film, for amazing cinematic images. And now the this technology has never been more accessible and affordable! The EF mounting option is the perfect choice for integrating with your existing Canon EF lenses, as well as access to a massive range of high quality lenses from third party manufacturers.

Whether you are making feature films, television programs, commercials or music videos, the Blackmagic URSA Mini is the most convenient way to get you productions made without technology stepping in your way. Designed from the ground up as an ergonomic, lightweight production solution, The URSA Mini is perfect for smaller crews Or even single person shooting, and can be attached to rails, matte boxes and any other peripheral accessory as well as equipping it with its own custom shoulder mount.

The URSA Mini features a super bright 5 inch fold out 1080 HD touch screen for on-set monitoring and to change camera settings, professional connectors such as 12G-SDI, a high quality stereo microphones and a side grip with control buttons mounted on a standard rosette. The optional Blackmagic viewfinder and shoulder mount kit allow you to go from tripod to over the shoulder shooting in seconds, so you can keep up with the action - perfect for run and gun situations such as documentaries or reality television.

The URSA Mini is the perfect professional cinema camera for small crew productions.

Arguably the most important feature of a professional digital film camera is the sensor, and the Blackmagic URS mini does not let you down on that front! with 15 stops of dynamic range URSA Mini operates at a 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, that’s bigger than full DCI 4K. Built in refrigeration cooling ensures maximum dynamic range so you get incredibly clean pictures with amazing detail in both the dark shadows and bright highlight areas of the image. You can also choose a lower cost 4K model of URSA Mini with 12 stops of dynamic range when you don’t need the performance and are on a tighter budget.


Reviews of the Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K to follow!


Additional Information


Camera Features

  • Sensor Size: 25.34mm x 14.25mm (Super35)

Shooting Resolutions:

  • 4608 x 2592
  • 4096 x 2304 (4K 16:9)
  • 4608 x 1920 (4K 2.4:1)
  • 3840 x 2160 (Ultra HD)
  • 3072 x 2560 (3K Anamorphic)
  • 2048 x 1152 (2K 16:9)
  • 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 and 60 fps supported.
  • Dynamic Range: 15 stops
  • Shutter Type: User selectable between rolling and global shutter
  • Focus: Focus button turns on peaking, auto focus available using compatible lenses.
  • Iris Control: Iris button automatically adjusts the lens iris settings on compatible lenses so no pixel is clipped in film mode. Scene average auto exposure in video mode.
  • Lens Mount: EF Mount
  • Screen Dimensions: 5” - 1920 x 1080
  • Screen Type: LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Metadata Support: Automatic camera data and user data such as shot number, filenames, keywords and GPS positioning.
  • Controls: Touchscreen menus on 5” screen. Push buttons for other controls. 2 assignable shortcut keys.
  • Microphone: 2 x built in cardioid microphones for stereo recording with -10dB pad and low cut filter.
  • Speaker: 1 x mono speaker, enabled in playback mode when headphones are not used.
  • Mounting Options: Integrated rod mounts compatible with 15mm Light Weight Support standard


Storage Features

Storage Rates:

4608 x 2592

  • CinemaDNG RAW 3:1 - 180 MB/s
  • CinemaDNG RAW 4:1 - 135 MB/s

3840 x 2160

  • Apple ProRes 444 XQ - 312.5 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.

  • Storage Type: 2 x CFast 2.0
  • Recording Formats: Lossless CinemaDNG RAW, RAW 3:1 and RAW 4:1 with film dynamic range at 4608 x 2592, 4096 x 2304, 4608 x 1920, 3072 x 2560, and 2048 x 1152. Apple ProRes 3840 x 2160 and 1920 x 1080 with either film or video dynamic range.



  • SDI Video Output: 1 x 12G-SDI 10-bit 4:2:2
  • Ref Input: 1 x BNC Reference Input
  • Timecode Input: 1 x BNC Timecode Input
  • Analog Audio Input: 2 x XLR analog switchable between mic and line levels. Phantom power support.
  • SDI Audio Output: 2 channel
  • Headphones: 3.5mm stereo headphone jack
  • Remote Control: 2 x 2.5mm LANC input for Rec Start/Stop, plus Iris and Focus control using compatible lenses.
  • Computer Interface: USB 2.0 Mini-B port for software updates.



  • SDI Compliance: SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 424 Level B, Draft SMPTE 2081-1, Draft SMPTE 2082-1
  • SDI Audio Sampling: 48 kHz and 24 bit



Software Included:

  • DaVinci Resolve grading software including Resolve USB dongle for Mac OS X and Windows.
  • Blackmagic Media Express software.
  • Blackmagic Disk Speed Test.
  • Blackmagic Camera Setup.


Operating Systems

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later. Windows 7 64-bit or Windows 8 64-bit.


Power Requirements

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.

External Power Ouput:

  • 1 x 12V output using 4-pin XLR for powering external accessories such as EVF.
  • 1 x 12V regulated output from rear molex 12-way connector.

Power: Rear camera mount compatible with industry standard V-mount or Gold Mount battery plates.



Optional Accessories:

  • URSA Mini Shoulder Kit including top handles and extender arm for hand grip
  • VLock Battery Plate


Environmental Specifications

  • 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


What's Included

  • Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K EF
  • Turret Dust Cap
  • Side Hand Grip
  • LANC Cable
  • Power supply



Product Warranty: 12 Month Limited Manufacturer's Warranty