Arri Alexa Mini

Arri Alexa Mini

700.00

With its compact, lightweight carbon body, the ALEXA Mini Body with 4:3 and ARRIRAW complements the range of full-size ALEXA cameras, and is especially useful for capturing specialized shots. The self-contained ALEXA Mini can record UHD-resolution images with up to 14 stops of dynamic range. Its 35mm-sized CMOS sensor features a titanium mount and a 4:3 aspect ratio. The included 4:3 Open Gate, and ARRIRAW licenses enable ProRes recording in several widescreen options, as well as in-camera and external ARRIRAW capture. Use the preinstalled ARRI Look Library license to quickly apply any of 87 graded looks to your footage.

Product Highlights

  • 35mm ARRI ALEV III CMOS Sensor
  • 4K UHD 3840 x 2160 (Up-Sampled 3.2K)
  • MXF/ARRIRAW & 4:3/Open Gate Licenses
  • Preinstalled ARRI Look Library License
  • Built-In Lens Motor Control & ND Filters
  • PL Lens Mount
  • Images Integrate with All ALEXA Models
  • Suitable for Gimbals and Multicopters
  • Records to CFast 2.0 Memory Card
  • Lightweight Carbon Fiber Body
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Technical Specs:

Dimensions:

Length: 185 mm/7.3"
Width: 125 mm/4.9"
Height: 140 mm/5.5"
(camera body with PL lens mount)
Click here for dimensional drawings


Weight: ~ 2.3 kg/5 lbs (camera body with titanium PL lens mount)


Sensor: 35 mm format ARRI ALEV III CMOS with Bayer pattern color filter array


Active Photo Sites (with surround view):

S16 HD: 1600 x 900 (1760 x 980)
HD: 2880 x 1620 (3168 x 1772)
2K: 2868 x 1612 (3154 x 1764)
3.2K: 3200 x 1800 (3424 x 1926)
4K UHD: 3200 x 1800 (3424 x 1926)
4:3 2.8K: 2880 x 2160 (3168 x 2160)
2.39:1 2K Ana.: 2560 x 2145 (3424 x 2202)
HD Ana.: 1920 x 2160 (3424 x 2202)
Open Gate 3.4K: 3424 x 2202 (3424 x 2202)


Shutter: Electronic shutter, 5.0° to 356.0°


Exposure Latitude: 14+ stops over the entire sensitivity range from EI 160 to EI 3200 as measured with the ARRI Dynamic Range Test Chart (DRTC-1)


Exposure Index: EI 800 base sensitivity


Filters: Built-in motorized ND filters 0.6, 1.2, 2.1


Lens Mounts: 

Titanium PL mount with L-Bus connector and LDS
EF mount
PL mount with Hirose connector and LDS
B4 mount with Hirose connector(A)


Recording Media: CFast 2.0 memory cards


Recording Formats:

ProRes:
S16 HD: 1920 x 1080 (up-sampled from 1600 x 900)
HD: 1920 x 1080
2K Cine 16:9: 2048 x 1152
3.2K: 3200 x 1800
4K UHD: 3840 x 2160 (up-sampled from 3.2K)
4:3 2.8K: 2880 x 2160 (padded to 2944 x 2160)

Anamorphic ProRes formats with 2x in-camera de-squeeze:
HD Anamorphic: 1920 x 1080*
2.39:1 2K Anamorphic: 2048 x 858*

MXF/ARRIRAW (in-camera recording to MXF-wrapped ARRIRAW files):
2.8K 16:9: 2880 x 1620**
Open Gate: 3424 x 2202***

MXF/ARRIRAW Open Gate modes with active image area matching 4:3 ProRes modes:
4:3 2.8K (OG 3.4K): 2880 x 2160 (Recording in Open Gate 3.4K)***
2.39:1 Ana. (OG 3.4K): 2560 x 2145 (Recording in Open Gate 3.4K)***
16:9 HD Ana. (OG 3.4K): 1920 x 2160 (Recording in Open Gate 3.4K)***

*) requires ALEXA Mini 4:3 License Key,
**) requires ALEXA Mini ARRIRAW License Key,
***) requires both ALEXA Mini 4:3 and ARRIRAW Licenses Keys

Click here for a drawing with details about the recording areas, surround views and framelines


Recording Codec: ProRes 4444XQ, 4444, 422 (HQ), 422, 422(LT), MXF/ARRIRAW


Recording Frame Rates:

16:9
ProRes HD 0.75 - 200 fps
ProRes S16 HD 0.75 - 200 fps
ProRes 2K 0.75 - 200 fps
ProRes 3.2K 0.75 - 60 fps
ProRes UHD 0.75 - 60 fps
MFX/ARRIRAW 16:9 2.8K 0.75 - 48 fps

4:3
ProRes 4:3 2.8K 0.75 - 50 fps

6:5*
ProRes 2:39:1 2K Ana. 0.75 - 120 fps

8:9**
ProRes HD Ana. 0.75 - 120 fps

Open Gate
MFX/ARRIRAW 3.4K Open Gate 0.75 - 30 fps

* 4:3 cropped
** Center crop from anamorphic
(1) Minimum frame rate is always 0.75 fps
(2) The „recording resolution“ determines the number of horizontal pixels that will be recorded (the number of vertical pixels is dependent on the recording file type and sensor mode)

Click here for a detailed table of frame rates


Color Output: Rec 709, custom look or Log C


Look Control: Import of custom 3D LUT, ASC CDL parameter (slope, offset, power, saturation)


Adjustable Image Parameters: Knee, gamma, saturation, black gamma, saturation by hue


Focus and Exposure Control: Peaking, zebra, false color, waveform


White Balance: Manual and auto white balance


Sound Level: < 20 dB(A) at standard frame rates


Environmental: '-20° C to +45° C (-4° F to +113° F) @ 95% humidity max, non-condensing splash and dust-proof through sealed electronics


Viewfinder: Multi Viewfinder MVF-1 (OLED and LCD) with flip-out LCD screen and military-grade connector to camera Camera Control Panel (CCP-1) LCD control panel with option to daisy-chain MVF-1


Control Interface: Soft buttons and OSD on SDI output, integration of Transvideo Starlite HD5-ARRI touch interface WCU-4 hand-unit with control over operational parameters.


ARRI Lens Motor Control: Built-in white coded radio interface for ARRI lens and camera remote control LBUS motor output for daisy-chainable cforce lens control motors Lens Data Archive


Wi-Fi Remote Control: Built-in Wi-Fi interface and web-based remote control from phones, tablets and laptops


Custom Control: Optional GPIO interface for integration with custom control interfaces


Power Input: Lemo 8-pin, 10.5-34 V DC


Video Outputs: 2x HD-SDI out 1.5G and 3G: uncompressed HD video with embedded audio and metadata, 6G SDI in UHD and 3.2K recording modes.


Inputs: SDI-Genlock (optional activation through ARRI Service), Timecode (in and output)


Other Interfaces: USB 2.0 (for user sets, looks etc.)
Ethernet for service and web remote control
EXT accessory interface w. RS pin and unregulated power output (outputs battery voltage)