Introducing Blackmagic URSA EF, the world’s first high end digital film camera
designed to revolutionize workflow on set. Built to handle the ergonomics of large film crews as well as single person use, URSA EF
has everything built in, including a massive 10 inch fold out on set monitor, large user upgradeable Super 35 global shutter
4K image sensor, 12G-SDI and internal dual RAW and ProRes recorders. Because the sensor and lens mount assembly can be changed, you can choose EF or PL lens
mounts, or even a broadcast video sensor with B4 mount. This means you can upgrade to the latest sensor technology in the future and keep your investment
in the camera body!
Get the URSA camera with the EF lens mount and amazing 4K Super 35 image sensor with global shutter installed. 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!
Professional Digital Film Camera Designed for feature films, television commercials and more!
Blackmagic URSA EF is designed to be used on high end feature films, commercials, episodic television production, documentaries, electronic news
gathering, music videos and more. When used on jobs with a large crew you can easily dress the camera 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!
Rethinking Camera Design All your on set equipment built into one portable design!
The Blackmagic URSA EF features a larger professional size that has the space for powerful cooling that allows higher frame rates while keeping the chassis
cool and the fan super quiet. The machined aluminum design is incredibly strong and has been designed for large film crew use and to be field upgradable to new
sensors by the user. Each area of the camera has been divided into separate DOP, camera assistant and audio engineer work stations. The DOP station features a
large 10 inch fold out on set monitor and separate 5 inch screen for settings, camera status and scopes. The camera assist station features a separate screen
for camera settings, status and scopes and an audio station features audio meters, controls and audio connections. The big screen means you don’t need
extra on set equipment so it’s easy to move around quickly between shots. Simply fold in the monitor and go!
Shoot in incredible quality Ultra HD
Super 35 size sensor withfeature film dynamic range URSA is a true professional digital film camera with a 4K sensor, global shutter and an
incredible 12 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 URSA EF 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!
Dual Recorders for Non Stop Recording
Keep recording forever so you never miss a critical event! Blackmagic URSA EF 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!
User Upgradeable Sensor and Mount
Choose from a range of sensors and lens mounts! The Blackmagic URSA EF features a modular camera turret that can be simply removed by removing 4 simple
bolts! The camera turret includes the sensor, lens mount and lens control connections and can be upgraded in the future when new types of sensors are
developed. This means your next camera will be a fraction of the cost of buying a whole new camera! There are currently 4 models to choose from!
URSA EF includes the amazing 4K Super 35 image sensor with global shutter and an EF lens mount with active lens
control. Now you can use low cost DSLR photo lenses from companies such as Canon, Zeiss and more!
Built in On Set Monitoring! Massive
Viewfinder as a fold out 10 inch screen! Say goodbye to bulky on set monitors because you get a massive fold out 10 inch screen built into Blackmagic
URSA EF, making it the world's biggest viewfinder! The screen is super bright so it's easy to see when shooting outdoors, even in direct sunlight, plus it
features an ultra wide viewing angle so you can pan and tilt to extremes and still see crystal clear images. When shooting in Ultra HD, focus becomes
extremely difficult on small viewfinders, however with a massive 10 inch screen in full HD, you can see your images in amazing detail for perfect focus, framing
and exposure! Because the screen tilts you can shoot down low, or high up over crowds and easily tilt the screen up or down to see your shot!
Two Extra 5” Touch Screens Get full
control on both sides of the camera! URSA features the world’s most intuitive and advanced touch screen camera user interface! There are two 5”
touch screens on both sides of the camera that put your settings, controls and monitoring tools at your fingertips! The left side gives you quick access to
all major settings via a touch screen and a row of control buttons. That means you don’t have to hunt through complicated menus to make changes! The right
side displays settings like format, frame rate, shutter angle and more! There is a large prominent timecode display, an animated histogram for checking levels, a
scrolling audio waveform monitor with clipping indicators and a spectrum scope for helping you check and adjust focus!
Broadcast Connections Standard
connections eliminates custom cables The Blackmagic URSA EF features standard broadcast connections so you don’t need to worry about buying expensive
custom cables! You get 12G-SDI output that can be down converted to HD or used directly at amazing Ultra HD quality. There’s also a 12G-SDI input that can
display return video on the 10 inch monitor when working on live events or an external video source! A separate SDI output is available for attaching external
viewfinders and eye pieces. For audio, there are 2 professional XLR connections with 48v phantom power so you can use the audio industry’s best quality
microphones. You also get timecode in/out and a LANC connector for controlling the camera, lenses, and accessories remotely.
Broadcast Standard Power Compatible with
industry standard power supplies URSA EF uses a standard 4-pin 12V to 30V XLR broadcast power connector for plugging into external power supplies. There
are also mounting points and a power transfer connector for mounting third party V-Mount and Anton/Bauer gold mount back plates and batteries onto the rear of
the camera itself. This means you can integrate the battery as part of the camera itself. You also get a standard 4 pin XLR 12V output power connector so
you can use a wide range of third party viewfinders without needing expensive custom cables. That means it’s easy to integrate the camera with all of your
existing gear and accessories!
Designed to be Rigged! Customize your rig to suit your production! To make it super easy to bolt on your
favorite accessories, Blackmagic URSA EF has multiple mount points all over the camera. You get standard tripod quick release attach points on the bottom of the
camera, so you can use industry standard tripod mounts. The viewfinder connection uses standard power and BNC SDI connections for any type of viewfinder, plus there is standard 3/8” threaded points on the top and handle of
the camera for mounting anything you like! Standard battery mounts can be bolted to the rear of the camera and you can use standard rails in the rail mounts
built into the camera base. No camera is so easy to rig up for any type of production!
DaVinci Resolve Software Included The industry standard in color correction included free! Blackmagic URSA EF
includes full DaVinci Resolve 11 software for Mac and Windows, so you get more color correction features that let you take advantage of URSA EF’s amazing image
quality. You can use the Resolve Live feature to grade live pictures direct from the camera. Imagine lighting your set and color grading all at the same time!
You get the full creative power of primaries, secondaries, power windows and more! You also get DaVinci Resolve’s advanced editing features including a full
multi layer timeline with ripple, roll, slide and slip clip trimming and title tools! Blackmagic URSA and DaVinci Resolve mean you get a complete production and post production solution!
Feature Films & Commercial Production Super 35 wide dynamic range 4K sensor Feature film and commercial productions
require the absolute highest quality images and need a camera that can scale to work with a large collaborative team. URSA PL is a 4K wide dynamic range cinema
camera with a 35mm size sensor and global shutter designed to support the largest cinema lenses demanded by the biggest feature films! URSA EF has the
built in technical monitoring big film crews need, along with connections and support for standard mounts, rails, tripods, batteries and more. That means you
get a high end digital cinema camera that’s scalable for even the most demanding feature film and commercial productions! Episodic Television and News
Keep up with the fastest production schedule Speed is important when you're working on news or episodic television because you're changing locations
and shooting all the time. That means you need a rugged, dependable camera that's easy to move between setups and delivers beautiful images. URSA EF
features a lightweight aluminum body that can withstand the rigors of daily production and can be mounted on your quick lock tripod mount in under a second!
URSA EF is a self contained Ultra HD camera that includes all of your recording and technical monitoring built in. That means you don't have to carry extra
equipment and you can keep up with the fastest paced production schedule!
Independent Films Self contained production solution When you're
working on a tight budget and with a small crew you need a camera that includes as many built in features as possible. URSA EF is perfect for independent films
where you want to use all types of photo as well as professional lenses and even lenses with various optical characteristics for in camera visual effects and a
very photographic style of video shooting. URSA is a completely self contained professional cinema camera that includes all of the on set equipment you need!
That means you don't have to rent expensive on set monitors, separate audio and video recorders or external scopes. Imagine saving enough money on rental costs
to be able to use bigger and better lenses, or to even pay for the camera itself!
Photographers and Cinematographers Get more out of your DSLR camera! DSLR cameras are great for still photography but don't have the features required for shooting high end video. This means you don't get the full dynamic
range and are limiting your creative options for grading and finishing. URSA HDMI is the perfect professional recorder for DSLR cinematographers that need to
get the highest quality video from their existing cameras and lenses! Simply connect the HDMI output of your DSLR camera into URSA HDMI. Now you can record
high quality ProRes files from your DSLR camera. You can also can take advantage of URSA's built in monitoring, scopes and audio recording to get extremely high
quality video files that are ready for editing and post production!
Designed for Production!
URSA has been designed to solve the problem of moving large amounts of equipment between locations when shooting. You get a full size professional production
camera with all the accessories such as a large 10 inch on set monitor, two built in recorders, professional audio recording, built in microphones, scopes,
dual status screens and more! Because so many accessories are built into URSA, it’s been designed to be fully upgradable so you can remove and upgrade the
sensor and lens mount in the future! This upgradable design means we have invested more into URSA’s design because you don’t need to throw it away when you buy your next camera!
Revolutionary Design Rugged, lightweight and future proof! URSA features a super strong aluminum alloy
design so you get a durable camera that’s ready for shooting in all conditions. The built in liquid cooling system keeps internal components cool, even when
running sustained high frame rates, and thermal energy is piped into a large internal heat exchanger in the rear of the camera that allows conversion cooling
with little fan use required. URSA is also loaded with lots of extra processing power plus advanced SATA 3 based CFast recorders that are faster than currently
available cards, so you get a future proof camera with power to handle new emerging formats and sensor upgrades when they become available!
Upgradable Sensor and Lens Mount World’s first user field upgradable camera!
URSA’s revolutionary camera turret is a lens mount and imaging sensor built together, into a single replaceable module that attaches to the camera with 4
simple bolts! Having a replaceable turret on a professional production camera means that you can choose to upgrade your camera as different sensor and lens
mount options become available. Changing sensors is as simple as removing the bolts and unplugging the assembly, so for the first time you can upgrade your
own camera when it suits you because you can do it yourself! That means your investment in the camera body is protected and you get a completely new camera with the latest sensor technology just by replacing the turret!
Large 10” Viewfinder Extremely bright fold out monitor with super wide
viewing angle Now you’ll always have a massive on set monitor with you at all times because URSA includes an incredibly bright and wide viewing angle 10”
monitor. Now you can totally eliminate the need to carry around extra monitoring when shooting! The built in monitor simply folds out and pivots up and down
making shooting down low, or high above crowds super easy. The large screen is full HD resolution for crystal clear images, ensuring your exposure settings are
perfect and your focus is super sharp. The large monitor makes framing shots easy and you can also use the large monitor to playback shots to your entire
crew. When you’re ready to move to a new location, simply fold in the monitor and go!
Advanced Touch Screen Interface
Dual screens for complete control Blackmagic URSA features the world’s most advanced camera interface! You get camera settings, control, technical
monitoring and more on screens built into each side of the camera. The left screen allows the DOP to see camera settings, scopes and status with full touch
screen control. The status display on this screen includes information such as large timecode display, format, frame rate information as well as the histogram
scopes for exposure, spectrum scope for focus and audio level over time to show audio clipping. For the camera assistant, there is a second similar LCD on the
other side of the camera with all these features that works completely independently of the screen for the DOP!
Industry Standard Connections Connect without
expensive custom cables URSA features industry standard broadcast quality connectors so you can connect without buying expensive custom cables! Having
standard connections on location is important because you never know what equipment you’re going to need to connect to. You get the latest technology
12G-SDI video connections and separate HD-SDI output and 12V power for adding an external electronic viewfinder. Also included are 2 professional XLR balanced
analog audio inputs with switchable phantom power for professional microphones. URSA also includes LANC, a industry standard 4 pin XLR power connector and more.
No matter where in the world you travel, you’ll always have the confidence you can connect your camera!
External Mounting Points Attach all kinds of third party accessories! When you’re operating as
part of a large crew, or flying solo, connecting extra items such as external microphones, fiber converters for live production or large lenses is critical.
URSA includes the standard 3/8” threaded points positioned over the top of the camera to make it easy to add extra items as you need to. Underneath the camera
are lock plates for using quick lock tripod mounts, so you can snap URSA into a tripod mount and remove in less than a second. That’s perfect when shooting on
the go. On the rear of the camera are multiple screw mount points for adding V-Lock or Anton Bauer battery mount plates. For large lens and matte box use,
production rail mounts are included in the tripod mount point under the camera, and all compatible third party rails are supported!
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 clipped
in film mode. Scene average auto exposure in video mode.