Blackmagic Design URSA EF
Blackmagic Design URSA EF
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Blackmagic Design URSA EF

A 3 year old Full HD 7.4kg camcorder with average reviews but inferior features
4/3" Yes 7.4kg No Aug 2014
Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Blackmagic Design URSA EF Review

With average reviews and at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Blackmagic Design URSA EF number 476 across all camcorders.
1 Review
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
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Why Has it Scored 35?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 67%. Canon video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
It is missing some features:
Very heavy
Does not support HDMI
Does not have a built-in flash
Does not support PictBridge

Blackmagic Design URSA EF Video Reviews

Blackmagic Design URSA EF In-Depth Analysis


Average Expert Reviews

This video camera received a rating of 67 out of 100 from camcorder expert review website

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Quite Fast Maximum Frame Rate

The average maximum frame rate of all video cameras is 60fps, with the slowest being 25fps and the fastest being 960fps. The maximum frame rate of the URSA EF of 60fps is in the fastest 20% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Blackmagic Design URSA EF is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.

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Very Heavy

Video cameras have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. The weight of the Blackmagic Design URSA EF of 7.4kg is very heavy compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 1% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The URSA EF has an interchangeable lens. 94% of video cameras 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, unlike 91% of video cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The Blackmagic Design URSA EF does not support HDMI. 67% of video cameras do support HDMI.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The URSA EF does not have a built-in flash, although keep in mind that 86% of video cameras also do not have a built-in flash.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest maximum video resolution of the URSA EF is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels video camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all video cameras the best resolution is 6528 x 3672 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The URSA EF does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Blackmagic Design released the URSA EF in August 2014.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

blackmagic design bmdcinecamursam40kef, blackmagic design bmdcinecamursab46kef, blackmagic design bmdcinecamursam46kef


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