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Blackmagic Design URSA PL

A 3 year old Full HD 7.4kg video camera with moderate 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 PL Review

With good reviews and at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Blackmagic Design URSA PL number 399 across all camcorders.
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Missing Some Features
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Canon video cameras also 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:
Does not have a built-in flash
Does not support HDMI
Very heavy
Does not support PictBridge

Blackmagic Design URSA PL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This video camera received an expert rating of 80% from PC Mag.

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Blackmagic Design Camcorders Have Very Good Reviews

Blackmagic Design is one of the better rated video camera brands according to average reviews from experts and owners.


Features

Quite Fast Maximum Frame Rate

The maximum frame rate of the Blackmagic Design URSA PL of 60fps is quite fast compared to most other video cameras. It is in the fastest 16% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The average maximum frame rate of all camcorders is 60fps, with the slowest being 25fps and the fastest being 960fps.

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Full HD

Full HD

The URSA PL is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The URSA PL 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. Across all video cameras the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 6528 x 3672 pixels.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The URSA PL has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 91% of camcorders which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Blackmagic Design URSA PL has an interchangeable lens. 94% of video cameras do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most other video cameras, the Blackmagic Design URSA PL does not have a built-in flash. 86% of video cameras do not have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The Blackmagic Design URSA PL does not support HDMI, unlike 67% of video cameras which support HDMI.

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Very Heavy

Across all the video cameras the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. The URSA PL's weight of 7.4kg is very heavy compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 1% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

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

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Blackmagic Design released the URSA PL in August 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers blackmagic design cinecamursam46kpl, blackmagic design cinecamursa4kpl
Barcodes 00700315904092, 09338716002553

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