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Blackmagic Design URSA EF

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Blackmagic Design URSA EF

$3,900.00
Blackmagic Design URSA EF
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A good spec and classic 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution 7.4kg camcorder, with a gigantic 4/3" optical sensor size but representing only average value for money
3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 4" 7.4kg No Aug 2014
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Blackmagic Design URSA EF Review

With very good reviews and features, we have ranked the Blackmagic Design URSA EF number 181 across all camcorders.
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Reviews
1 Review
58
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 67%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Very large optical sensor size
Blackmagic URSA
Professional digital film camera
Rethinking camera design
Shoot in incredible quality ultra HD
Dual recorders for non stop recording
User upgradeable sensor and mount
Built in on set monitoring!
Two extra 5 touch screens
Broadcast connections
Broadcast standard power
Designed to be rigged!
DaVinci resolve software included
Very heavy
Does not have an image stabilizer

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Blackmagic Design URSA EF In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $3,900.00 it is in the most expensive 9% of video cameras.

Features

Very Heavy

The weight of the Blackmagic Design URSA EF of 7.4kg is in the heaviest 1% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Very Large Optical Sensor Size

The average optical sensor size of all camcorders is 0.37", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8". The URSA EF's optical sensor size of 1.33" is very large compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 97% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The Blackmagic Design URSA EF has a maximum maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This Blackmagic Design camcorder also has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all camcorders is 6528 x 3672 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The URSA EF does not have an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders do have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The URSA EF does not support HDMI, unlike 70% of camcorders which support HDMI.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The URSA EF has an interchangeable lens, unlike 93% of camcorders which do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The URSA EF has a vari-angle LCD display. 91% of camcorders do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Full HD

Full HD

The URSA EF is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most other camcorders, the URSA EF does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders do not support PictBridge.

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Faster Than Average Maximum Frame Rate

Across all the camcorders the maximum frame rates range from 25fps to 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 62fps. The URSA EF's maximum frame rate of 60fps is faster than 75% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

blackmagic design cineursam46kef

Barcodes:

00700315904085, 09338716002546

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