Blackmagic URSA Broadcast (Rental)


Key Features

  • Fiber studio connection with Blackmagic Fiber Adapter
  • Standard B4 ENG lens mount (Adaptable to EF)
  • 2/3″ effective image sensor size
  • 12-pin lens control
  • 12 stops of dynamic range
  • Supported resolutions: UHD (3840×2160) and HD (1920×1080)
  • 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, and 60 fps support
  • SSD Recording
  • Four-position ND Filter wheel (clear, 2-stop, 4-stop & 6-stop)
  • Focus button turns on peaking, auto focus available w/ compatible lens
  • Iris wheel/instant iris button
  • 4″ LCD touchpanel
  • Built-in metadata capabilities
  • Highly accurate timecode clock
  • Fujinon 20x optical zoom lens

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Read Z Systems blog post about the Blackmagic URSA Broadcast Camera here.

Ursa Broadcast Rental

This package is ideal for news gathering, documentary film making, and broadcast television where versatility and affordability are driving considerations.  The ability to use industry standard 2/3″ broadcast lenses means that you get a lot of functionality, like servo control, par focal zooming, plus significantly more zoom range than with the options available for larger sensor cameras like the FS7 or Ursa Mini Pro.

Package Includes:

  • Blackmagic URSA Broadcast CameraBlackmagic URSA Broadcast Camera
  • Blackmagic URSA ViewfinderBlackmagic URSA Viewfinder
  • Blackmagic URSA SSD Recorder 
  • Blackmagic URSA Mini Shoulder kitBlackmagic URSA Shoulder Mount Kit
  • Blackmagic URSA Battery plate (V-lock or Gold Mount)
  • Blackmagic URSA Mini Mic Mount
  • Fujinon XA20SX8.5 Lens (20X Zoom)

Blackmagic URSA Broadcast Features

  • 4K sensor, extended video dynamic range, traditional external controls and buttons, built in optical ND filters, dual CFast and dual SD card recorders,
  • New extended video mode with better dynamic range and color fidelity producing images with amazing texture and detail, accurate skin tones, vibrant color and high dynamic range.
  • Full electronic 2/3″ B4 lens control support for adjusting focus, iris and zoom using the camera’s controls, or remotely from an ATEM switcher or ATEM Camera Control Panel.
  • Built in dual SD/UHS-II and CFast card recorders allow unlimited duration recording in high quality.
  • Records 1080i or 2160p video into standard .mov files using DNx145, DNx220X or ProRes for compatibility with existing broadcast systems and workflows. Standard .mxf will be added in future updates.
  • Support for DNxHD 220X, DNxHD 145, Apple ProRes 4444 XQ, ProRes 4444, ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 422, ProRes 422 LT and ProRes 422 Proxy, CinemaDNG RAW, CinemaDNG RAW 3:1, CinemaDNG RAW 4:1.
  • High quality clear, 1/4, 1/16th and 1/64th stop neutral density (ND) filters with IR compensation designed to specifically match the colorimetry and color science of URSA Broadcast.
  • Interchangeable EF, PL and F mount available separately.
  • Features all standard connections, including dual XLR mic/line audio inputs with phantom power, 12G‑SDI output for monitoring with camera status graphic overlay and separate XLR 4 pin power output for viewfinder power, headphone jack, LANC remote control and standard 4 pin 12V DC power connection.
  • Built in high quality stereo microphones for recording sound.
  • 4 inch foldout touchscreen for on-set monitoring and menu settings.
  • Blackmagic SDI Control Protocol for external control or iPad control via Bluetooth®, 2 x 2.5mm LANC for lens and record control.

Optional Blackmagic URSA Broadcast Accessories



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