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

User upgradable digital film camera with EF lens mount and 4.6K super 35 sensor with 15 stops of dynamic range, large 10inch fold out monitor and dual CFast recorders

Get the URSA camera with the EF lens mount and amazing 4.6K Super 35 image sensor with global shutter and 15 stops of dynamic range. The EF lens mount includes active lens control for compatibility with both active and passive EF mount lenses. URSA EF makes it easy to use a wide range of high quality lenses such as low cost DSLR photo lenses from companies such as Canon, Zeiss and more!

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Blackmagic Design

Product Description


The Blackmagic Design URSA 4.6K builds on the URSA legacy with a whopping new sensor that offers 15 stops of dynamic range, and its modular design mans that you can always upgrade to the latest sensor technology.

The Blackmagic Ursa 4.6K follows in the Blackmagic tradition of elegant design, exception performance and affordability. Touted as the world's first high end digital film camera, the Blackmagic Ursa has been designed to meet the on-set needs of cinematographers from the ground up. It's available in two models – the EF mount and the PL mount to integrate with your existing lens set and give you options for the very best lenses available on the market to rent or buy. Built into the URSA's body is a massive 10 inch fold out production monitor making the need for third party monitoring a thing of the past. It also features a Super 35 4.6K sensor with global shutter and recording is the broadcast standard Apple ProRes as well as RAW technology.

Whether you are producing feature films, commercials, documentaries, television programs and more, the Blackmagic Ursa can be easily dressed with high quality cinema lenses, rails, follow focus, matte boxes and more. With built in scopes for exposure, focus and audio levels, it’s easy for DOP’s to get perfect results every time. The dedicated screen for camera assistants lets them check and update camera parameters independently of the DOP. If you’re shooting solo then the large fold out on set monitor, built in scopes and internal recorder means you don’t need any extra on set equipment because it’s all built into the camera. That’s a whole film set of equipment built into the one extremely portable design.

The Blackmagic Ursa has a picture quality that rivals the industry standard production camera, and offer 15 stops of dynamic range!

URSA is a true professional digital film camera with a 4K sensor, global shutter and an incredible 15 stops of dynamic range. The wide dynamic range blows away regular video cameras or even high end broadcast cameras, so you get dramatically better images that look like true digital film. The wide dynamic range preserves detail in dark shadows as well as bright highlights so you have a wider range of brightness levels to work with when color grading in post production. The extra large Super 35 size allows for creative shallow depth of field shooting and the high resolution Ultra HD 12 bit lossless Cinema DNG RAW means you get incredible quality! You can also shoot Ultra HD or HD in Apple ProRes for easy post production workflow with minimum storage requirements.

Blackmagic URSA features dual recorders so you never need to stop recording to change media. That’s critical if you are shooting an historical event, important interview or where you just cannot stop shooting! Simply load an empty CFast card into the second recorder and when the current card is full, the recording will continue onto the second card, allowing you to change out the full card and keep shooting! The built in recorders use new CFast card technology that allow recording up to 350 MB/s for incredible speeds, perfect for high frame rate RAW recording. Imagine shooting RAW and then playing back for the crew on the massive 10 inch screen.

The Blackmagic Design URSA also ships with the industry standard in colour correction software, DaVinci Resolve


Reviews 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
  • 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:

  • 1 x 10.1” - 1920 x 1200
  • 2 x 5” - 800 x 480

Screen Type:

  • 10.1” - TFT-LCD
  • 5” - Integrated LCD capacitive touchscreen


  • Metadata Support: Automatic camera data and user data such as shot number, filenames and keywords.
  • Controls: Touchscreen menus on 5” screen. Push button controls for settings and navigating menus.
  • Microphone: Integrated stereo microphone.
  • Speaker: Integrated mono speaker
  • Mounting Options: Multiple 1/4”-20 UNC thread mounting on top of camera and on handle. 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: 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. 1 x 3G-SDI down converted for external monitoring
  • SDI Video Input: 1 x 12G-SDI
  • Ref Input: 1 x BNC Reference Input
  • Timecode Input: 1 x BNC Timecode Input
  • Timecode Output: 1 x BNC Timecode Output
  • Analog Audio Input: 2 x XLR analog switchable between mic and line levels. Phantom power support.
  • Analog Audio Output: 1/4” jack output for headphone monitoring
  • SDI Audio Output: 2 channel
  • Remote Control: 1 x 2.5mm LANC 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, 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 or Windows 8.


Power Requirements

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



Optional Accessories:

  • Shoulder Kit with 15mm Light Weight Support and Rosettes
  • Vlock Battery Plate
  • PL Mount Shim Kit


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 4.6K EF
  • 4.6K active EF Mount turret
  • Turret Dust Cap
  • 12V AC Adapter
  • DaVinci Resolve and dongle



Product Warranty: 12 Month Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.