Blackmagic Design Cinema Cameras With Canon EF Mount - Canon EOS Technoclopedia

Model Sensor Processor LCD Shutter HD Recording (1920 x 1080px)5 UHD-1 Recording (3840 x 2160px)5 Proprietary Max. Resolution Recording5 Audio Size (mm) Weight (g) Recording Media Power Sources Connections Produced Comments Tests/Reviews
Size (mm) MPixel1 Crop (H)2 Type Pixel Pitch (µm) Dyn. Range ISO (EV) Gain (dB) Size (") Type3 Pixel Cov. (%) Type Speeds (s) Format Compression Data Rate (MB/s)4 FPS Range Format Compression Data Rate (MB/s)4 FPS Range Resolution (px) Format Compression Data Rate (MB/s)4 FPS Range Video Stills Batteries DC Remote Control Input Output
Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera   [~1.1"] 15.81 x 8.88 3.24 (2.5K) 2.28     13 stops 200 - 1600     5.0 TS 384000 -/- rolling shutter   MOV
MXF
ProRes 422 HQ
DNxHD*
27.5
 
23.98 - 30 -/- -/-   -/- 2.5K (2432 x 1366) DNG RAW 12bit 3 MB/frame   24bit 48kHz 165.1 x 124.5 x 113.3 1696 2.5" SSD no (?) integrated (90min) 12 - 30V (incl.) LANC 2.5mm** Audio: 6.3mm jacks mic/line-in Video: 3G-SDI (HD), Thunderbolt
Headphones: 3.5mm phone jack
2012 - 2017 features a metadata editor to add keywords, shot numbers etc. to each file; available in MFT or EF mount; firmware updates via USB;
*mentioned in the Press Release and 2014's Manual, but not in the 2012's Manual; **officially supports Manfrotto MVR901EPLA and Bebob ZOE-DVXL LANC pan bar remote controllers
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Blackmagic Design Production Camera   [APS-C] 21.12 x 11.88 8.64 (4K) 1.70     12 stops       5.0 TS 384000 -/- global shutter   MOV ProRes 422 HQ 27.5 23.98 - 30 MOV ProRes 422 HQ 110 23.98 - 30 ~4K (4000 x 2160) DNG* RAW 12bit 8 MB/frame 23.98 - 30 24bit 48kHz 163.8 x 126.5 x 133.1 1696 2.5" SSD no (?) integrated (90min) 12 - 30V (incl.) LANC 2.5mm Audio: 6.3mm jacks mic/line-in Video: 6G-SDI (UHD), Thunderbolt (UHD)
Headphones: 3.5mm phone jack
2014 - 2017 only available in EF mount; firmware updates via USB;
*requires firmware v1.8
 
Blackmagic Design URSA EF   [APS-C] 21.12 x 11.88 8.64 (4K) 1.70 CMOS   12 stops       10.1
+ 5.0 (2x)
LV VA
+ TS
2304000
+ 384000
  global shutter   MOV ProRes 422 HQ | 444 XQ* 27.5 | 41.3 23.98 - 150* MOV ProRes 422 HQ | 444 XQ* 165 | 110 23.98 - 80** ~4K (4000 x 2160) DNG RAW | RAW 3:1 265 | 125 30 | 80 24bit 48kHz 320.0 x 223.5 x 152.4 7403 Dual CFast 2.0   compatible w. Vlock
& Gold Mount battery
plates (optional)
4pin XLR 12-30V in
4pin XLR 12V out
LANC 2.5mm Video: 12G-SDI
Audio: XLR mic/line-in
Sync: BNC (Ref.-in, Time Code)
Video: 12G-SDI, 3G-SDI
Sync: BNC (Ref.-in, Time Code)
Headphones: 6.3mm jack
2014 - 2017 sensor and mount module are exchangeable, available options incl. PL 4K/4.6K, B4 with UHD optimized sensor and a sensorless 4K HDMI input module (to grab the output of i.e. DSLRs);
firmware v2.3+ is required for the so-called 4.6K turret upgrade (v2 sensor module); the 4.6K sensor is also capable to record in 3K Anamorphic (3072 x 2560); firmware updates via USB;
*requires firmware v2.3; **requires firmware v1.9.9
 
    [Super 35] 25.34 x 14.25 11.94 (4.6K) 1.42 CMOS   15 stops     ProRes 422 HQ | 444 XQ 27.5 | 62.5   ProRes 444 XQ | 422 HQ 312.5 | 110   4.6K (4608 x 2592) RAW 12bit | 3:1 | 4:1 381 | 180 | 135 - 120 ~2015 - 2017  
Blackmagic Design URSA Mini EF     [APS-C] 21.12 x 11.88 8.64 (4K) 1.70 CMOS   12 stops       5.0 LV TS VA 2.07M (HD)   global (up to 30fps)
rolling (up to 60fps)
  MOV ProRes Proxy ... 444XQ 5.6 ... 62.5   MOV ProRes 444XQ ... Proxy 250 ... 22.4   ~4K (4000 x 2160) DNG RAW 12bit | 3:1 | 4:1 265 | 125 | ?   24bit 48kHz 193.3 x 146.8 x 209.0 2268 Dual CFast 2.0   compatible w. Vlock
& Gold Mount battery
plates (optional)
4pin XLR/12pin Molex
12-30V in, 12V out
LANC 2.5mm (2x) Video: 12G-SDI
Audio: XLR mic/line-in
Sync: BNC (Ref.-in, Time Code)
Video: 1.5-12G-SDI (1 out + 1 monitor)
Headphones: 3.5mm phone jack
~2015 custom Vlock battery plate with D-tap for 12V regulated output from camera available; firmware updates via USB;
the 4.6K version is also capable to record in 3K Anamorphic (3072 x 2560); an initially announced built-in GPS module was revoked shortly before the release due to performance issues
 
  [Super 35] 25.34 x 14.25 11.94 (4.6K) 1.42 CMOS   15 stops     ProRes Proxy ... 444XQ 5.6 ... 62.5 - 160 ProRes 444XQ ... Proxy 250 ... 22.4   4.6K (4608 x 2592) RAW 12bit | 3:1 | 4:1 381 | 180 | 135 - 60 ~2015  
Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro   [Super 35] 25.34 x 14.25 11.94 (4.6K) 1.42 CMOS   15 stops       4.0
+ Status...
LV TS VA
+ ...Screen
        BRAW*
BRAW*
DNG
MOV
BRAW 3:1 | 5:1 | 8:1 | 12:1
BRAW Q0 | Q5 (var. bitrate)
RAW 12bit | 3:1 | 4:1
ProRes 444XQ ... Proxy
33 | 20 | 12 | 8
20 ~ 49 | 5 ~ 14
70 | 33 | 24
62.5 ... 5.6
  BRAW*
BRAW*
DNG
MOV
BRAW 3:1 | 5:1 | 8:1 | 12:1
BRAW Q0 | Q5 (var. bitrate)
RAW 12bit | 3:1 | 4:1
ProRes 444XQ ... Proxy
127 | 76 | 48 | 32
76 ~ 191 | 19 ~ 55
273 | 127 | 95
250 ... 22.4
  4.6K (4608 x 2592) BRAW*
BRAW*
DNG
BRAW 3:1 | 5:1 | 8:1 | 12:1
BRAW Q0 | Q5 (var. bitrate)
RAW 12bit | 3:1 | 4:1
183 | 110 | 68 | 46
110 ~ 274 | 27 ~ 78
391 | 183 | 137
- 60       Dual CFast 2.0 +
Dual SD (UHS-II)
  compatible w. Vlock
& Gold Mount battery
plates (optional)
4pin XLR/12pin Molex
12-30Vin, XLR 12Vout
LANC 2.5mm,
Lens Control,
Bluetooth (iPad only)
Video: 12G-SDI
Audio: XLR mic/line-in
Sync: BNC (Ref.-in, Time Code)
Video: 12G-SDI, HDMI
Headphones: 3.5mm phone jack
2017 adds a built-in mic, ND filter array (2x, 4x, 6x), exchangeable mount, dual recording to CFast and UHS-II SD; firmware updates via USB;
*added in 2018 with firmware v6.0 and DaVinci v15.1
 

General Notes:
1.) Blackmagic Design's EF mount is an electronically controlled mount with support for iris control. Focus control will also be available with AF lenses, if LANC controllers are attached.
2.) Avid DNxHD: Just in case you want to get into details, there are is a whitepaper on Avid DNxHD Technology available in the 2008's High Definition Without The High Overhead. [...] and the 2012's Beauty Without The Bandwidth. [...] versions.
 
Footnotes:
4 storage rates in MB/s and actual at 30fps