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Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4.6K

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Brand New Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4.6K
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Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4.6K Digital Cinema Camera (EF Mount) Body only

Introducing the new Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K Digital Cinema Camera, a lightweight miniaturized URSA featuring an incredible 4.6K Super 35 image sensor with a massive 15 stops of dynamic range! The super compact and lightweight design is perfectly balanced for handheld use and comfortable enough for all day shooting. That means you get a handheld camera with higher resolution and better dynamic range than most Super 35mm film! URSA Mini shoots up to 60 frames per second, has a super bright 5 inch foldout viewfinder, dual RAW and ProRes recorders and more.

Blackmagic URSA Mini is designed to be used on feature films, television shows, commercials, indies, documentaries, music videos and more. The stunning quality of its 4.6K sensor with 15 stops of dynamic range lets you capture epic cinematic shots, while its compact size is perfect for solo shoots or smaller crews! You can easily customize URSA Mini with high quality cinema lenses, rails, matte boxes and more. The optional shoulder mount kit features a quick release mounting plate so you can go from handheld to shoulder or tripod in seconds, making it perfect for pickup and run shooting situations. It’s the handheld Super 35mm digital film camera that you can use anywhere and, because it’s an URSA, everything you need is built right in.

URSA Mini features a compact, perfectly balanced body made out of advanced technology magnesium alloys so it’s rugged, lightweight and comfortable enough to be used all day. Like all URSA cameras, it includes everything you need built right in! You get 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.

Blackmagic URSA Mini is completely customizable so you can create a rig that’s built specifically for your production! You can add accessories like the Blackmagic URSA Viewfinder and Blackmagic URSA Mini Shoulder Kit, or choose from hundreds of third party accessories. URSA Mini has 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.

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! The sensor features  up to 30 frames per second and rolling shutter up to 60 frames per second with 15 stops of dynamic range. 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.

Sensor
Size 25.34 x 14.25 mm (Super-35)
Lens Mount Active Canon EF
Effective Resolution 4608 x 2592
Dynamic Range 15 stops
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 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60 fps
Display
Dimensions 5" diagonal
Screen Type LCD capacitive touchscreen
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Recording
Media Card Slots 2 x CFast 2.0
Recording Formats CinemaDNG Raw (Lossless or 3:1/4:1 Compressed) @ 4608 x 2592, 4096 x 2304, 4608 x 1920, 3072 x 2560, and 2048 x 1152 (film dynamic range)
Apple ProRes @ 3840 x 2160, 1920 x 1080 (film or video dynamic range)
Data 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

Rates based on 30 frames per second.
Metadata Support Automatic camera data and user entered data such as shot number, filenames, and keywords
Connections
Output 1 x 12G-SDI -- 10-bit 4:2:2
Reference 1 x Reference input
Timecode 1 x Timecode input
Analog Audio Inputs 2 x XLR -- selected mic/line level and +48 V phantom power
SDI Audio Output 2-channel
Remote Control 2 x LANC on 2.5 mm sub-mini -- controls record START/STOP, iris, and focus
USB 1 x USB 2.0 mini type B for software updates
Supported Standards SDI Compliance: SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 424 Level B, Draft SMPTE 2081-1, Draft SMPTE 2082-1

SDI Audio Sampling: 48 kHz and 24-bit
General
Microphone 2 x Built-in cardioid microphones for stereo recording with -10dB pad and low-cut filter
Speaker Integrated mono (enabled in playback when headphones are not used)
Controls Touch screen menus on 5" screen, push button controls for navigating menus
Mounting Options Integrated rod mounts compatible with 15mm Light Weight Support (LWS) standard
System Requirements Mac OS X 10.9 or newer, Windows 7 (64-bit) or 8 (64-bit)

Note: See Blackmagic website for detailed system requirements and configuration guides.
Power Connectors Inputs:
1 x 4-pin XLR input for external power supply or battery
1 x 12-pin molex connector on rear battery plate

Outputs:
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
Battery Plate Support Mounting holes for V-mount and Gold Mount battery plates
Operating Temperature 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature -20 to 45°C
Humidity 0 to 90% RH, non-condensing
Dimensions 21 x 19.3 x 14.7 cm
Weight 2.3 kg