Blackmagic Design Releases Ursa Mini Pro 12K

The digital camera features a 12K Super 35 image sensor, 14 stops of dynamic range and high-frame-rate shooting capability of up to 60 fps in 12K at 80 megapixels per frame.

Blackmagic Design has released the Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro 12K, a digital camera with a 12,288 x 6,480 12K Super 35 image sensor, 14 stops of dynamic range and high-frame-rate shooting capability of up to 60 fps in 12K at 80 megapixels per frame. 

Users can shoot at 60 fps in 12K, 110 fps in 8K and up to 220 fps in 4K Super 16. The camera has a native ISO of 800 and features an interchangeable PL mount and built-in ND filters. Other features include Blackmagic Raw for real-time 12K editing that is optimized for Metal, CUDA and OpenCL; Generation 5 Color Science with a new film curve; dual-card CFast recording at up to 900MB/s; SuperSpeed USB-C for recording to external disks; DaVinci Resolve Studio and compatibility with the new Blackmagic Ursa Mini Recorder.

“With Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K, we have advanced imaging technology into a new generation where new styles of shooting will be possible,” says Grant Petty, CEO of Blackmagic Design. “There are so many innovations in this camera. From the Generation 5 Color Science, the in-sensor scaling, the new symmetrical color pattern, the full RGB quality and, of course, the 12K resolution, it’s going to be exciting to see what filmmakers do creatively with this technology!”

The Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro 12K lists for $9,995.

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