Blackmagic Design has announced a major update for its URSA cameras just before the opening of the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Show in Las Vegas today.

Key features of the new update are as follows:

  • Adds support for windowed recording up to 150 fps in 1920 x 1080 HD resolution.
  • Adds new ProRes 444 XQ codec for recording and playback.
  • Adds support for recording to 2 CFast 2 cards at the same time in RAW allowing higher frame rates.
  • Adds support for new Version 2 4K image sensor for recording to 120 fps in 4K.

The new software update is available now to download from the Blackmagic Design support web site at