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The Blackmagic URSA Broadcast G2 (B4) w/ Fujinon LA16x8BRM-XB1A is a high-quality 4K camera and lens kit based on the B4 / 2/3 sensor broadcast type system. Key features include:

  • 4K camera with native B4 mount and servo support via integrated 12-pin connector

  • Fujinon LA16x8BRM 16x 8mm-128mm f/1.9-2.8 zoom lens w/ servo grip

  • Capture 4K UHD in Blackmagic RAW or ProRes, HD in H.265/H.264

  • Backwards compatible with most existing Ursa Mini accessories

Budget-Friendly Broadcast Camera. Just like its predecessor, the Blackmagic URSA Broadcast G2 Camera (B4) is more than capable of functioning as a broadcast camera with ENG camera controls and a low-light sensor, but why stop there? Tack on an advanced YRGB color corrector, full remote camera control, support for a wide range of lenses, high dynamic range at 13 stops, and support for Blackmagic RAW recording, and you’ve got a studio and field powerhouse, capable of performing in almost any situation.

Fujinon LA16x8BRM ENG Lens. The lens included in this kit has a 16x zoom ratio with a focal length of 8mm to 128mm. Lens functions are controlled by an attached servo grip when powered by the Ursa’s lens port. The LA16x8BRM is smaller and lighter than comparable 4K B4 lenses without compromising maintained focus throughout the zoom range of ease-of-use or quality. The lens has a maximum relative aperture of f/1.9 at 8mm and 2.8 and 128mm.

Low-Light Performance. The URSA Broadcast G2 features incredible low-light performance, so you can shoot using ambient light or even under moonlight. In advanced cameras, ISO is a measurement of the image sensor’s sensitivity to light. The Blackmagic URSA Broadcast G2 features gain from -12dB (100 ISO) up to +36dB (25,600 ISO), so it’s optimized to reduce grain and noise in images while maintaining the full dynamic range of the sensor. The primary native ISO is 400, which is ideal for use under studio lighting. Then the secondary high base ISO of 3200 is perfect when shooting in dimly lit environments. The gain can be set via a camera switch, the LCD menu, or remotely using the SDI remote camera control protocol.

Generation 5 Color Science. Featuring the same generation 5 color science as the high-end URSA Mini Pro 12K, the URSA Broadcast G2 delivers an even greater advancement in image quality with stunning, accurate skin tones, and faithful color in every shot. You get a new dynamic 12-bit gamma curve designed to capture more color data in the highlights and shadows for better-looking images. The color science also handles some of the complex Blackmagic RAW image processing, so color and dynamic range data from the sensor is preserved via metadata, which you can then use in post-production. That means you get images that have a natural, film-like response to color adjustments in post with DaVinci Resolve Studio.

Blackmagic RAW Quality. Blackmagic RAW is a revolutionary new format designed to capture and preserve the quality of the sensor data from your camera. Common video files have a lot of video processing, so you can lose some of the original sensor detail. Blackmagic RAW eliminates this problem, so you get stunning images with incredible detail and rich color throughout the whole post-production pipeline. Blackmagic RAW also saves camera settings as metadata, so you can change ISO, white balance, and exposure later in DaVinci Resolve. Plus, the files are small and fast, so editing responsiveness is incredible. Only Blackmagic RAW gives you the highest quality, smallest files, and fastest performance.

Q & A

  • Does this rental include DaVinci Resolve?
    • Due to copyright, we can’t include DaVinci Resolve with rentals. You may download DaVinci Resolve for free here.

  • Are there any recording limitations with using SD memory?
    • Raw HD and 4K/30p ProRes can be recorded to UHS-II SD memory cards. You can find a list of manufacturer-recommended SD cards and formats they support here.

    • If you’re looking to record in higher resolutions and frame rates, you’ll need to use CFast 2.0 memory cards. You can find a list of manufacturer-recommended CFast 2.0 cards and formats they support here.

  • Are there any recording limitations with this B4-mount version of the URSA Broadcast G2?
    • Yes. Recording will be limited to UHD 4K or lower resolutions when renting this B4-mount version of the Broadcast G2.

  • Do you rent this camera without the lens?
  • Is this camera/lens combo compatible with any zoom controllers?
    • Any of our Libec LANC controllers are capable of triggering record or engaging the servo zoom from the camera’s LANC port. Iris and focus can only be controlled through the camera body or lens when paired with these remotes.

    • For a more sophisticated, studio style control kit, we recommend the Fujinon MS-X1.

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    Camera Type


    Dynamic Range

    13 Stops


    Video Inputs

    • 1x BNC (12G-SDI)
    • USB Type-C Data Input
    • 3-Pin XLR Mic/Line Level (+48 V Phantom Power) Input
    • BNC Reference, Sync, Timecode Data Input
    Video Outputs
    • 2x BNC (12G-SDI) clean output & monitor output
    • USB Type-C USB 3.1 Gen 2 Video Output
    • 2.5 mm LANC Control Output
    • 12-Pin Hirose Camera Interface Control Output
    • 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS Headphone/Microphone Headphone Input/Output


    Item Type

    Camera and Package


    2x built-in stereo cardioid microphones (-10dB pad and low-cut filter)



    Package Type

    Blackmagic Video



    • Dimensions: 10.95 × 9.93 × 5.9″
    • Weight: 7.83 lb
    • Weight: 3.53 lb


    Power Output

    12V output (4-pin XLR) for EVF
    4-Pin XLR (12 to 20 VDC) Output
    12-pin molex connector

    Video Formats

    Blackmagic RAW 10-Bit

    • 3840 × 2160 at 60 fps
    • 1920 × 1080 at 150 fps
    ProRes 422/ProRes 422HQ
    • 3840 × 2160p up to 60 fps
    • 1920 × 1080p up to 60 fps
    • 1920 × 1080p at 120 fps
    • 3840 × 2160p up to 60 fps
    • 1920 × 1080p up to 60 fps

    Blackmagic URSA Broadcast G2 (B4) w/ Fujinon LA16x8BRM-XB1A

    AC Adapter - Blackmagic URSA XLR-4pin

    Adapter - Blackmagic URSA Broadcast 4K B4 Lens Mount

    B4 - Fujinon LA16x8BRM 4K 2/3" Mount for Fuji

    Cable - Blackmagic URSA Mini LANC

    Camcorder - Blackmagic URSA Broadcast G2 Camera

    Case Insert - H19A-F4 Fujinon B4 Lens

    Case - Pelican iM2100 (H19)

    Charger - 3 Prong Universal Power Cord 6ft

    Filter - Protective B+W XS-Pro Clear 82mm

    Hardware - Blackmagic URSA

    Hood - Fujinon 4K B4

    Hood - Fujinon MK/ENG Hood Cap

    Video Support - Blackmagic 1/4-20 Thumbscrew for URSA Viewfinder

    Video Support- Blackmagic URSA Mini Shoulder Mount

    Video Support - Blackmagic URSA Mini Side Handle

    Video Support - Blackmagic URSA Mini Top Handle

    Video Support - Blackmagic URSA Mini VF Adapter Plate

    Video Support - Blackmagic V-Mount Battery Plate for URSA

    Video Support - Fujinon LA16x8BRM 4K B4 Servo Unit