This firmware update brings minor enhancements to the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K, such as an improved remaining recording time display, general performance improvements and the adjustments (improved thresholds) to the Focus Assist function.
Updating the camera is done via Camera Setup 7.2.1 (OS X/Windows), it installs the Blackmagic Camera Setup software which allows users to both update and manage the firmware of their Blackmagic Camera. Additionally, it also installs the Blackmagic RAW Player, the Blackmagic RAW Speed Test, the Blackmagic RAW SDK, and the Blackmagic RAW Plugins. For the update of Blackmagic cameras from Camera 4.0 it is advisable to export the presets and LUTs to a card, because they will be removed during this update.
Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K
Blackmagic has also published a list of CFast and SD cards and USB-C drives recommended for the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K which shows which cards/drives have been tested by Blackmagic for recording at what resolution, frame rate and compression.
Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K.
The URSA Mini Pro 12K is Blackmagic's S35 flagship camera, its centerpiece the new 12K sensor developed in-house by Blackmagic Design with 12,288 x 6480 pixels that allows 12-bit recording in 12K at up to 60 fps in Blackmagic RAW. Using internal scaling, the full-sensor readout can record 8K or 4K BRAW at 110 fps in addition to 12K, and even 4K 220 fps with an S16 crop.The URSA Mini Pro 12K works in close mesh with the Blackmagic RAW format -- it can be filmed exclusively in BRAW. Dynamic range is 14 stops, 1 stop less than the Ursa Mini Pro 4.6K G2.
FD Special Report on the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K.
Jon Fauer's Digital Times has dedicated its own special issue to the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K, you can download the 35 page detailed PDF here for free.