Blackmagic Camera 7.7 update– enhanced sensor performance for the URSA Mini Pro 12K

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Blackmagic Design has announced the Blackmagic Camera 7.7 update which is claimed to enhance sensor performance for the URSA Mini Pro 12K.

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This update refines the sensor’s unique technology with fine adjustments to the demosaic algorithm. this claimed to lead to a more neutral color balance and enhanced sharpness of shadow details for better overall image quality. In addition, the incidence of moire has also claimed to have been reduced when capturing ultra-high resolution scenes with very high-frequency fabrics or architectural textures.

Blackmagic Camera 7.7 Update Full Features

  • Improved color balance.
  • Improved demosaic for better shadow detail MTF.
  • Improved demosaic to reduce moire effects on fine patterns.
  • USB-C connection improvements.
  • Improved compatibility with ExAscend U.2 disks on URSA Mini Recorder.
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If you are not familiar with the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K it features a 12,288 x 6480 12K Super 35 sensor and 14 stops of dynamic range (claimed). The camera had a big price drop this year and you can now purchase one for $5,995 USD.

Oversampling from 12K gives you 8K and 4K images with subtle skin tones and lots of detail. You can shoot at 60 fps in 12K, 120 fps in 8K, and up to 240 fps in 4K Super 16. URSA Mini Pro 12K features an interchangeable PL mount, as well as built-in ND filters, dual CFast and UHS-II SD card recorders, a SuperSpeed USB-C expansion port, and more. DaVinci Resolve Studio is also included.

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