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Blackmagic Design URSA 4K PL

Blackmagic Design URSA 4K PL
alaScore 83

13 reviews

Sep, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Blackmagic Design URSA 4K PL. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Blackmagic Design URSA 4K PL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Blackmagic Design URSA 4K PL


alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Blackmagic Design URSA 4K PL from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on

67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Stephen (

A Review of the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K


The Blackmagic 4K Production camera is one extremely complete piece of technology if what you're looking for is a tool for your Ultra HD 4k production needs, and it all comes packed into one nicely compact build. This is due to the extremely advanced...

Fantastic 4K/UHD and 1080HD video recording ; Excellent 12 stop dynamic range ; Easy to upload videos via SSD ; Tough, light weight design ; Open file format for easy software synch ; On the fly audio recording ; Live environment production capacity...

Slightly subpar in low light settings ; Short internal battery life ; Becomes expensive with all the needed add-ons

Mar, 2015

Expert review by : Videomaker (

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Review


The Blackmagic Production Camera 4K promises incredible performance for very little money. No other camcorder offers Ultra HD video resolution, Super 35 size sensor with global shutter (that eliminates rolling shutter issues), 12 stops of dynamic range...

4K, 12-bit uncompressed, 12 stops of dynamic range, Large sensor with global shutter, Reduced moiré/aliasing

Significant storage and workstation demands, No RAW (as of March 2014), Poor low light, Media management issues (no formatting, deleting, or capacity indication), Poor audio options

Jun, 2014

Consumer review (

A Dream Come True!


Having worked with the Blackmagic 2k Cinema camera for the last 2 years the Ursa fills in all the gaps that the 2K missed. the built in monitors, the audio inputs, the sound monitoring, this has all the bells and whistles. And the video quality... my...

Jan, 2016

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Beast = Great ProRes 444 Footage


With the URSA I nearly only shoot ProRes 4444 in either 1080 or 4K. I also have the EVF which is a much have for this camera. To me, this is a production camera and that's where the 10" screen really helps. What I'm not a huge fan of is the weight and...

Dec, 2015

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Best 4k for the Money!


I have had this camera for two months now and I thoroughly enjoy it. It offers high quality 4k and HD recording at high frame-rates for a realistic price. I was unable to get in on the recent price reduction [$]but I won't complain too much. People...

Jun, 2015

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Much to like. Some issues to work out.


I am writing this review after owning the camera for a few months now.The URSA is an intriguing camera. I bought the camera for many reasons and had hopes that since BlackMagic had released a few cameras at the point of announcing the URSA it would be...

Mar, 2015

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