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Super 35 sensor: 12K videos with Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro

The Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro 12K records videos with a resolution of 12,288 x 6,480 pixels at 60 frames per second. A frame has a resolution of 80 megapixels. The camera should shine even at lower resolutions: 110 frames per second in 8K and up to 220 frames per second in 4K are possible according to the manufacturer.

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The 12K resolution can be used in post-processing for large enlargements. Anyone who calculates the image material down to 8K or 4K should achieve excellent image quality. A sensor in Super 35 format is used in the camera, which should have a dynamic range of 14 f-stops. The Ursa records in a raw format developed by Blackmagic, no support for ProRes is planned.

The camera has a replaceable PL lens bayonet and integrated neutral density filters. If you want to use Canon and Nikon lenses, you can also connect an EF or F bayonet.

In addition to a double CFast and UHS-II SD card slot, a USB-C connection is installed. Up to 900 MB / s is saved on the Cfast cards and 500 MB / s on the UHS-II-SD. Cameramen can record RAW on two cards at the same time.

Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro 12K (Image: Manufacturer)

The Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro 12K has a 4-inch LCD screen. The camera has connections such as 12G SDI in / out, 3G SDI, USB-C as well as broadcast lens control connector and a time code input.

The Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro 12K is scheduled for July 2020 for $ 9,995 to be available. In Germany, the price is said to be 10,700 euros.

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