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ARRI ALEXA Mini LF Camera & Lens Mount Set

ARRI
Abel Code: AR-K0.0024310
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Description
Small camera, large format. This ARRI ALEXA Mini LF Camera kit with LPL Mount and PL to LPL Mount Adapter provides you with more lens options to capture your full format content.
Key Highlights
  • ALEXA Mini LF + Mount Adapters
  • LPL Mount + PL to LPL Adapter
  • Expand your lens options
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Overview

Overview

This ARRI ALEXA Mini LF Camera & Lens Mount kit includes:

  • ARRI ALEXA Mini LF Digital Cinema Camera
  • ARRI LPL Mount for ALEXA Mini / AMIRA
  • ARRI PL to LPL Mount Adapter

 

The ARRI ALEXA Mini LF Digital Cinema Camera combines the compact size and low weight of the popular ALEXA Mini with the large-format (36.7mm x 25.54mm) ALEXA LF sensor, offering exciting new possibilities for full format content creators.

The ALEXA Mini LF utilizes the same ALEV 3 A2X sensor as the ALEXA LF, though the electronics of the Mini LF have been modified to meet the size, power, and cooling requirements of such a compact camera system. While this does not affect image quality in any way, it is important to note that maximum framerates achievable in different recording formats are limited, compared to the full-size ALEXA LF:

  • ARRIRAW
    • LF Open Gate 4.5K: 40 fps (max.) @ 4448 x 3096
    • LF 2.39:1 4.5K: 60 fps (max.) @ 4448 x 1856 
    • LF 16:9 UHD: 60 fps (max.) @ 3840 x 2160
  • Apple ProRes
    • LF Open Gate 4.5K: 40 fps (max.) @ 4448 x 3096
    • LF 2.39:1 4.5K: 60 fps (max.) @ 4448 x 1856
    • LF 16:9 UHD: 60 fps (max.) @ 3840 x 2160
    • LF 16:9 2K: 90 fps (max.) @ 2048 x 1152
    • LF 16:9 HD: 90 fps (max.) @ 1920 x 1080
    • LF Open Gate ProRes 4444 XQ: 40 fps (max.)
    • LF 2.39:1 ProRes 4444 XQ: 60 fps (max.)
  • NOTE: These specifications are preliminary values and subject to change.

Robust and reliable, the ALEXA Mini LF provides exceptional overall image quality for large-format capture, featuring three internal motorized FSND filters, 12/24V power input compatible with 14.4V or 24V onboard batteries (thanks to a ~65W nominal power draw; when recording ARRIRAW 24 fps with an MVF-2 EVF connected), additional 12V & 24V accessory power outputs, and a new Codex Compact Drive recording system.

The ALEXA Mini LF supports a new 1TB Codex Compact Drive (sold separately), containing one industral SSD (without RAID) in a durable enclosure. The drive's 960GB usable capacity is available for ARRIRAW and ProRes recording, and is formatted in UDF by the camera for use with ARRIRAW and ProRes on the same media without reformatting or changing drives. The Codex Compact Drive is capable of a sustained 8 Gbps write speed.

The ALEXA Mini LF is natively compatible with ARRI and cmotion wireless lens control systems for easy integration with your existing equipment. A new, high definition, high-contrast MVF-2 electronic viewfinder has also been developed specifically for use with this camera (sold separately).

All components in the ARRI Large Format Camera System are designed to take full advantage of the larger sensor while offering compatibility with existing lenses, accessories, and workflows. The ALEXA Mini LF is compatible with LPL & PL Mount Full Format (Full Frame) and Super35 lenses, when the corresponding interchangeable lens mount or adapter is installed. LDS-2 or /i lens metadata is accessible via the LPL mount, and LDS-1 or /i metadata is supported via the PL-to-LPL Adapter (included). Other manufacturers offer proprietary lens mounts for both the ALEXA LF and ALEXA Mini LF cameras to support their own lenses. All anamorphic de-squeeze ratios are supported.

IMPORTANT NOTE: At launch, the ALEXA Mini LF does not support Super35 recording modes. However, this functionality is a planned future SUP update. The LF 16:9 UHD (3840x2160) recording mode will have the smallest image area (36.35mm) available at launch. 

Features:

  • Immersive large-format look
  • Uses the same ALEV III (A2X) CMOS sensor with Bayer pattern color filter array found in the ALEXA LF
  • Sensor Size: 36.7mm x 25.54mm; ⌀44.71mm (Photosite Pitch: 8.25 μm)
  • Sensor Framerates: 0.75-90 fps, depending on settings
  • Fixed optical low pass (OLPF), UV, IR filter
  • Lower noise with higher usable sensitivity
  • Highest dynamic range of any production camera to date, with 14+ stops over the entire sensitivity range (from EI 160 to EI 3200, as measured with ARRI DRTC-1 Dynamic Range Test Chart)
  • Manual & Auto White Balance adjustable from 2000K to 11,000K in 10K steps
  • ARRI color science provides natural skin tones, enables easy color correction, and clean VFX workflow
  • Ideal for use with HDR and Wide Color Gamut displays
  • Uncompressed, unencrypted MXF/ARRIRAW recording
  • Supports fast & efficient MXF/AppleProRes (MXF-wrapped ProRes)
    • NOTE: At launch, the camera only supports LogC recording in both ProRes and ARRIRAW
    • Any look that has been applied to a monitoring signal path will be embedded/included with the footage and automatically applied in post, as usual
  • Records to new Codex Compact Drive (reader does not require a license or additional software; Compact Drive Adapter is compatible with SXR Capture Drive Docks)
  • (3) Internal, motorized, large-format Full Spectrum Neutral Density (FSND) filters, in ND 0.6, 1.2, and 1.8
  • Dedicated, regulated 12V and 24V accessory power outputs (12V/2A LEMO 2-pin, 24V Fischer 3-pin with R/S, and 24V EXT port) 
  • 12/24V power input with 11.5-34V voltage range via an 8-pin LEMO "BAT" (DC In) connector
  • Compatible with most existing onboard power solutions thanks to a ~65W maximum power draw
  • New SYNC IN port and improved audio connectors (6-pin audio terminal outputs 12V for use with preamps or wireless audio receivers)
  • (2) Integrated scratch audio microphones
  • (6) User-configurable buttons on smart side
  • (1) LOCK button on camera (and MVF-2 Viewfinder; sold separately)
  • Additional external WiFI antenna
  • Easy access to media, EVF, and Timecode connectors
  • Weighs ~6 lb (2.7 kg) with an LPL lens mount installed (only 0.6 lb more than the original ALEXA Mini)
  • Dimensions (with LPL Mount installed): 5.5" x 5.6" x 7.5" (14cm x 14.3cm x 18.8cm)

NOTE: EVF, media, and other accessories sold separately.

Recording Specifications:

  • Recording Formats:
    • MXF/ARRIRAW
    • MXF/Apple ProRes 4444 XQ
    • MXF/Apple ProRes 4444
    • MXF/Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
  • Sensor Active Area (Photosites):
    • LF Open Gate ProRes 4.5K: 4448 x 3096
    • LF Open Gate ARRIRAW 4.5K: 4448 x 3096
    • LF 16:9 ProRes HD: 3840 x 2160
    • LF 16:9 ProRes 2K: 3840 x 2160
    • LF 16:9 ProRes UHD: 3840 x 2160
    • LF 16:9 ARRIRAW UHD: 3840 x 2160
    • LF 2.39:1 ProRes 4.5K: 4448 x 1856
    • LF 2.39:1 ARRIRAW 4.5K: 4448 x 1856
  • Sensor Active Image Area (Dimensions):
    • LF Open Gate ProRes 4.5K: 36.7mm x 25.54mm / 1.445" x 1.006"
    • LF Open Gate ARRIRAW 4.5K: 36.7mm x 25.54mm / 1.445" x 1.006"
    • LF 16:9 ProRes HD: 31.68mm x 17.82mm / 1.247" x 0.702"
    • LF 16:9 ProRes 2K: 31.68mm x 17.82mm / 1.247" x 0.702"
    • LF 16:9 ProRes UHD: 31.68mm x 17.82mm / 1.247" x 0.702"
    • LF 16:9 ARRIRAW UHD: 31.68mm x 17.82mm / 1.247" x 0.702"
    • LF 2.39:1 ProRes 4.5K: 36.7mm x 15.31mm / 1.445" x 0.603"
    • LF 2.39:1 ARRIRAW 4.5K: 36.7mm x 15.31mm / 1.445" x 0.603"
  • Recording File Container Size (Pixel): 
    • LF Open Gate ProRes 4.5K: 4480 x 3096
    • LF Open Gate ARRIRAW 4.5K: 4448 x 3096
    • LF 16:9 ProRes HD: 1920 x 1080
    • LF 16:9 ProRes 2K: 2048 x 1152
    • LF 16:9 ProRes UHD: 3840 x 2160
    • LF 16:9 ARRIRAW UHD: 3840 x 2160
    • LF 2.39:1 ProRes 4.5K: 4480 x 1856
    • LF 2.39:1 ARRIRAW 4.5K: 4448 x 1856
  • Recording File Image Content (Pixel):
    • LF Open Gate ProRes 4.5K: 4448 x 3096
    • LF Open Gate ARRIRAW 4.5K: 4448 x 3096
    • LF 16:9 ProRes HD: 1920 x 1080
    • LF 16:9 ProRes 2K: 2048 x 1152
    • LF 16:9 ProRes UHD: 3840 x 2160
    • LF 16:9 ARRIRAW UHD: 3840 x 2160
    • LF 2.39:1 ProRes 4.5K: 4448 x 1856
    • LF 2.39:1 ARRIRAW 4.5K: 4448 x 1856
  • Color Output:
    • Rec 709
    • Rec 2020
    • LogC
    • Custom Look (ARRI Look File ALF-2)

Firmware Updates:

  • ALEXA Mini LF SUP 6.0.21 contains no feature changes from ALEXA Mini LF SUP 6.0.20, but does implement various bug fixes (including a fix for a bug that sometimes prevents the Compact Drive 1TB from mounting properly). 
  • Updating: 
    • For all ALEXA Mini LF owners, ARRI strongly recommends updating to Mini LF SUP 6.0.21. However, ARRI does not recommend installing a new SUP in the middle of a production.
    • ALEXA Mini LF SUP 6.0.21 can be installed on all previously shipped ALEXA Mini LF cameras: pre-production PP-1 (6.0.4), pre-production PP-2 (6.0.11) as well as production cameras (6.0.15, 6.0.16 and 6.0.20).
  • Downdating:
    • While it is possible to downdate ALEXA Mini LF cameras to previous SUP versions from this version, ARRI strongly recommends against this, as this SUP includes important bug fixes and significantly enhances usability and stability.
    • ARRI recommends that you take your time to go through the release notes, the known issues section of the release notes document, and the user manual before you start using the camera.

 

ARRI LPL Mount for ALEXA Mini / AMIRA

The ARRI LPL Mount for ALEXA Mini / AMIRA is specifically designed for large format and/or full format (full frame) sensors and lenses with an LPL (Large Positive Lock) mount. A wider diameter and shorter flange focal depth allows the ARRI Signature Prime lenses and all future large-format optics to be small and lightweight, with a fast maximum aperture and pleasing bokeh. This combination of features would not be possible within the confines of the PL lens mount.

NOTE: This mount is compatible with ARRI LDS-2 and Cooke /i lens interface technologies (LDS contacts at the 12 o'clock position), and can be equipped with the PL-to-LPL Adapter to accept PL mount lenses. Camera, lenses, and other accessories are sold separately.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The LBUS connector on this mount is not compatible with the AMIRA camera. Please contact an AbelCine salesperson if you have any questions.

 

ARRI PL to LPL Mount Adapter

The ARRI PL to LPL Mount Adapter enables the user to mount existing compatible Super 35 or Full Frame PL Mount lenses on the ALEXA LF's new Large Positive Lock (LPL) Mount. The LPL Mount is optimized for large-format sensors. A wider diameter and shorter flange focal depth allows the ARRI Signature Prime lenses and all future large-format optics to be small and lightweight, with a fast T-stop and pleasing bokeh. This combination of features would not be possible within the confines of the PL lens mount. 

The adapter passes LDS (LDS-1) protocol and is LDS-2 and /i compatible. It features black earlobes (whereas the LPL mount has blue earlobes). The adapter attaches securely to the LPL lens mount without tools, allowing crews to rapidly switch between PL and LPL lenses on set. The user can set the mount and adapter to 12 o'clock or 3 o'clock positions to accommodate third party lenses.

What's in the Box

  • ARRI PL to LPL Mount Adapter
  • ARRI ALEXA Mini LF Digital Cinema Camera Body
  • ARRI LPL Mount for ALEXA Mini / AMIRA
Specifications

Specifications

Key Highlights

  • ALEXA Mini LF + Mount Adapters
  • LPL Mount + PL to LPL Adapter
  • Expand your lens options
ARRI PL to LPL Mount Adapter

Compatibility - Camera

ARRI:
ARRI ALEXA Mini LF
ARRI ALEXA LF

Lens Characteristics

Lens Mount:
PL - LDS (Lens Data System)

Mount / Optical Lens Adapters

Adapter Mount Side B (Camera):
LPL - LDS-2 Lens Data System
Adapter Type:
Mount Adapter
ARRI ALEXA Mini LF Digital Cinema Camera Body

Camera Lens System

Lens Metadata:
LDS Protocol compatible - Accepts complete lens metadata accessible from your LDS-2, LDS-1 or /i lenses

Connectors

Output Connector/Port:
1 x Monitor - Proprietary signal output for MVF-2 viewfinder
2 x BNC - SDI Out, 1.5G (SMPTE ST292-1), 3G (SMPTE ST425-1, ST425-3), 6G (SMPTE ST2081-10) uncompressed video with embedded audio and metadata
Input Connector/Port:
1 x USB - 2.0, in media bay (for user setups, look files, etc.)
1 x BNC - SYNC IN
1 x Timecode - LEMO 5-pin (LTC Timecode In/Out)
1 x LEMO 10-pin - Ethernet (for remote control and service)
1 x DC In

Inputs & Outputs

Audio I/O:
1 x Audio Input - LEMO 6-pin balanced stereo line in with 12V power output (Line input max. level +24dBu correlating to 0dBFS)
Audio Output - SDI (embedded), 3.5mm stereo headphone jack on MVF-2 (sold separately)

Lens Characteristics

Image Circle:
36.35mm - in LF 16:9
39.76mm - in LF 2.39:1
44.71mm - in LF Open Gate

Power

Input Voltage:
11.5-34V
Power Input:
1 x DC - LEMO 8-pin
Power Output:
1 x LEMO 4-pin - LBUS (on lens mount) for daisy chainable lens motors
1 x EXT - LEMO 7-pin, 24V
1 x LEMO 2-pin - 12V, Regulated, 2A max.
1 x Fischer 3-pin - 24V, Regulated R/S

Recording

Recording Resolution:
4.4k Open Gate
2.8K 2:1 Anamorphic
3K 2.39:1 Anamorphic
UHD 4K 16:9
HD 16:9 (UHD Downscale)
2.39:1

Sensor Specifics

Sensor Size:
Large Format
Sensitivity:
EI 800 base sensitivity
Sensor Dynamic Range:
14+ Stops - over the entire sensitivity range from EI 160 to EI 3200 as measured with the ARRI Dynamic Range Test Chart (DRTC-1)
Sensor Dimensions:
36.7 x 25.54 mm - Photosite Pitch: 8.25 μm

Wireless

Wireless Range:
Up to 2,000 feet - (600 m)
Wireless Frequency:
5 GHz - Built-in White Radio for ARRI lens and camera remote control
Antenna:
2 x External Antenna(s)

Camera

Exposure Index:
Adjustable from EI 160-3200 in 1/3 stops
Processing Bit Depth:
16-bit
Anamorphic Option:
Yes - 1.00, 1.25, 1.30, 1.50, 1.65, 1.80, 2.00 lens squeeze factors supported
Camera Options:
Camera Body Only
In-Cam Filter Exists:
Yes - Built-in motorized FSND filters 0.6, 1.2, 1.8; Fixed optical low pass, UV, IR filter
Camera Features:
Looks - Color Output: Rec 709, Rec 2020, Log C, Custom Look (ARRI Look File ALF-2); Import of custom 3D LUT ASC CDL parameters (slope, offset, power, saturation) supported
Wireless - Integrated WiFi module (IEEE 802.11b/g)
Dust Resistance - via sealed electronics
Splash Resistance - via sealed electronics
Zebra
Zoom
WiFi - accommodates remote lens and camera control in combination with your WCU-4 Wireless Control Unit or equivalent cmotion LCS
Aperture & Color Peaking
False Color
White Balance - Manual & AWB, adjustable from 2000-11,000K in 10K steps; Color correction adjustable range from -16 to +16 CC (1 CC corresponds to 035 Kodak CC values or 1/8 Rosco values)
Shutter Angle Settings:
Electronic shutter, 5.0° - 356.0° - or 1s to 1/8000s
Image Capture Notes:
Standard real-time recording, No Pre-recording, No Intervalometer
ARRI LPL Mount for ALEXA Mini / AMIRA

Camera Lens System

Camera Lens Mount:
ARRI LPL - 1.7" (44mm) Flange Focal Depth

Compatibility - Camera

ARRI:
ARRI ALEXA Mini LF
ARRI AMIRA - NOTE: LBUS port not compatible
ARRI ALEXA Mini
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