DEFINITION August 2019

USER REVI EW | URSA MI N I PRO G2

The new generation Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro G2 is a solid step up with its fast frame rates, Raw shooting and affordable price NEW GENERATION PRICE £4845/$5995

WORDS ADAM DUCKWORTH / PICTURES BL ACKMAG IC DESIGN

HIGH-SPEED BREAKDOWN For full-sensor 4.6K images you can go as high as 120fps, while windowed 4K DCI and 4K maxes out at 150fps and windowed 2K DCI and 1080 HD gives the headline 300fps, all while shooting in Blackmagic Raw. When recording in ProRes 422HQ, this drops to 4.6K 80fps, windowed 4K at 120fps and HD windowed 240fps. That HD speed of 240fps is as fast as cameras like the Sony FS5 which is universally praised for its

The camera shares the same user-friendly controls as the older- model Ursa Mini Pro, but this next- generation model benefits from fast new electronics and a new Super 35 4.6K HDR image sensor that gives up to 15 stops of dynamic range. The old data-hungry and largely unpopular CinemaDNG Raw has gone, and has been replaced by the faster Blackmagic Raw. And best of all, this allows the camera to shoot in up to 300fps.

ake a great-value camera capable of shooting Raw, speed it up so it has frame rates to

ABOVE The new Ursa Mini Pro G2 is fully implemented with BRaw and

offers some usable high- speed options

embarrass just about anything else on the market, add some of the very latest spec and colour science... but keep the list price the same. That’s the formula that means the new Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro 4.6K G2 is one of the best-performing, most affordable cinema cameras you can buy.

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