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Alexa Mini

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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.

The Arri WCU4 3 axis lens control is frequently used with the Mini due to its tight integration with the camera firmware.

Camera type   35 format film-style digital camera with lightweight and compact carbon body, 4:3/16:9 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, interchangable lens mounts and ARRI Lens Data System
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)
Sensor   35 mm format ARRI ALEV III CMOS with Bayer pattern color filter array
Photo sites
(with surround view)
HD: 2880x1620 (3168x1772)
2K: 2868x1612 (3154x1764)
3.2K: 3200x1800 (3424x1926)
4K UHD: 3200x1800 (3424x1926)
2K: 2867x2150 (3168x2160) *
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
Recording media   CFast 2.0 memory cards
Recording formats   HD 1920x1080
2K Cine 16:9 2048x1152
2K Cine 4:3 2048x1536 *
3.2K 3200x1800
4K UHD 3840x2160
ARRIRAW 2.8K 16:9 2880x1620 *
ARRIRAW 2.8K 4:3 2880x2160 *
Recording codec   ProRes 4444XQ, 4444, 422 (HQ), 422, 422(LT), ARRIRAW *
Recording frame rates  
Recording Format Maximum Frame Rate in fps (1)
Sensor Mode Recording File Type Recording Resolution (2) Recording File Setting Internal Recording External Recorder
CFast 2.0 128 GB Codex
16:9 ProRes HD 422 200 -
422 HQ 200 -
4444 200 -
4444 XQ 120 -
2K Cine 422 200 -
422 HQ 200 -
4444 200 -
4444 XQ 120 -
3.2K 422 60 -
422 HQ 60 -
4444 60 -
4444 XQ 30 -
4K UHD 422 60 -
422 HQ 60 -
4444 60 -
4444 XQ 30 -
ARRIRAW** 2.8K   30 120
4:3** ProRes 2K Cine 422 150 -
422 HQ 150 -
4444 120 -
4444 XQ 60 -
ARRIRAW 2.8K Full 30 60
2.6K Cropped 30 60

** available with future SUP
(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)

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
White balance   Manual and auto white balance
Sound level   < 20 dB(A) at standard frame rates
Environmental   -20° C to +50° C (-4° F to +122° 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
Control interface   Soft buttons and OSD on SDI output, 
integration of Transvideo StarliteHD touch interface *
ARRI lens motor control   Built-in radio interface for ARRI lens control
L-Bus motor output for daisy-chainable cforce lens control motors
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, 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.)
EXT accessory interface w. RS pin

* may not be available at product launch, but will become available as a software upgrade later in 2015




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