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Arri Alexa Mini

Categories: Digital Cameras

Compact, lightweight and self-contained, the ARRI ALEXA Mini is a versatile additional tool in the ALEXA camera range. Crews will find that the ALEXA Mini perfectly complements their ALEXA shooting kit, eliminating the complications of working with third-party cameras for specialized shots and keeping everything within a single system that is trusted all over the world.

To maintain ARRI’s famously rugged build quality in a small and lightweight camera, a number of unique design solutions have been incorporated. These include highly integrated and sealed electronics, a lightweight carbon housing and a solid titanium PL mount that connects directly with the new internal sensor mount – also made of titanium – to ensure a super-stable flange focal distance, even when using large lenses. Nimble in use and hardy on set, the ALEXA Mini is a go-anywhere tool, easy to transport in backpacks or as carry-on luggage.

The overwhelming advantage of the ALEXA Mini is that it marries such a compact and lightweight form factor with the same unparalleled image quality that has made the ARRI ALEXA system a gold standard for the industry. Combine the Mini with any other ALEXA camera and you will have perfectly matched images, even on anamorphic productions – thanks to the 4:3 sensor and automatic de‑squeeze function. Workflows will also be identical, with options to record ProRes or uncompressed ARRIRAW either in-camera to CFast 2.0 cards or to a specially-designed external Codex recorder.

Technical Specs

Dimensions: Length: 185 mm/7.3″ Width: 125 mm/4.9″ Height: 140 mm/5.5″
Weight: 2.3 kg/5 lbs
Sensor: 35 mm format ARRI ALEV III CMOS
Exposure Latitude: 14+ stops over the entire sensitivity range from EI 160 to EI 3200
Exposure Index: EI 800 base sensitivity
Media: CFast 2.0 memory cards
Formats: HD 1920×1080 / 2K Cine 16:9 2048×1152 / 2K Cine 4:3 2048×1536* / 3.2K 3200×1800 / 4K UHD 3840×2160 / ARRIRAW 2.8K 16:9 2880×1620* / ARRIRAW 2.8K 4:3 2880×2160*
Codecs: ProRes 4444XQ, 4444, 422 (HQ), 422, 422(LT), ARRIRAW*
Power Inputs: Lemo 8-pin, 10.5-34 V DC
Video Outs: 2x HD-SDI out 1.5G and 3G: uncompressed HD video with embedded audio and metadata, SDI-6G interface to external CODEX recorder*
Inputs: SDI-Genlock (optional activation through ARRI Service), Timecode (in and output)
Other Interfaces: USB 2.0 (for usersets, looks etc.) / EthernetEXT accessory interface w/ RS Pin

Our Kit

  • Arri Alexa Mini (PL Mount)
  • Arri Alexa Mini Electronic Viewfinder
  • Arri Alexa Mini EVF Cable
  • Arri Alexa Mini Viewfinder Attachment Bracket VAB-2
  • 2 x Arri Alexa Mini Baseplate MAP-2 KPL
  • 2 x Arri Alexa Mini Side Bracket MSB-1
  • Arri Alexa Mini Bridge Plate Adapter BPA-4
  • Arri Alexa Mini Center Camera Handle CCH-2
  • Arri Alexa Mini Battery Plate BAP-1
  • Arri Alexa Mini Shoulder Pad CSP-1
  • Arriflex 19mm Bridge Plate BP-8
  • Set of 19mm Rods
  • Set of 15mm Rods
  • Camera Dovetail
  • 4 x 128GB CFast SanDisk Extreme Pro Card
  • Codex CFast 2.0 Card Reader (CDX-7515) w/ USB 3.0 cable
  • 4 x Anton Bauer Dionic HCX
  • Anton Bauer TM4 Quad Charger

Optional Add-Ons

  • Wooden Camera A-Box for Alexa Mini
  • Wooden Camera D-Box for Alexa Mini
  • Arri WCU-4 for Alexa Mini

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