Alexa Mini


Highlights

– ALEXA sensor and image quality with internal 4:3 & ARRIRAW recording
– Super-lightweight carbon body
– Integrated lens motor control and ND filters
– Exchangeable lens mounts
– Future-proof technology with 4K UHD, HDR & HFR recording

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Description

Camera

Camera type: 35 mm format film-style digital camera with lightweight and compact carbon body, switchable active sensor area, support for ARRI MVF-1 viewfinder, built-in remote control capabilities via ARRI Electronic Control System and Wi-Fi, support for cforce motors, built-in motorized ND filters, interchangeable lens mounts and ARRI Lens Data System as well as Lens Data Archive.
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)
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)
Filters: Built-in motorized ND filters 0.6, 1.2, 2.1
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

Recording

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

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)

Recording media: CFast 2.0 memory cards
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.

General

Dimensions:
Length: 185 mm/7.3"
Width: 125 mm/4.9"
Height: 140 mm/5.5"
(camera body with PL lens mount)

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

Alexa Mini