Arri Cinema Cameras With Canon EF Mount - Canon EOS Technoclopedia

Model EF Lens Mount Sensor Processor Viewfinder LCD Shutter HD Recording (1920 x 1080px)3 UHD-1 Recording (3840 x 2160px)3 4K Recording (4096 x 2160px)3 Proprietary Max. Resolution Recording3 Audio Physical Recording Media Power Sources Connections Produced Comments Tests/Reviews
Size (mm) MPixel1 Crop (hrz.)2 Type Pixel Pitch (µm) Dyn. Range ISO (EV) Min. Illum. (lux) Gain (dB) Size (") Pixel Cov. (%) Size (") Pixel Cov. (%) Type Speeds (s) Format Compression FPS Range Format Compression FPS Range Format Compression FPS Range Resolution (px) Format Compression FPS Range Size (mm) Weight (g) Video Stills Batteries DC Remote Control Input Output
Arri Alexa M       [Super 35] 28.17 x 18.13 6.22 1.52* ALEV III CMOS             - none -       el. rolling shutter   QT
ProRes 422 /Proxy /LT /HQ
ProRes 4444
DNxHDx 145x/220x
0.75 - 120
0.75 - 60
0.75 - 120x
-/- -/- -/- -/- -/- -/- 2880 x 1620
2880 x 2160
ARI** ArriRAW 16:9
ArriRAW 4:3
0.75 - 60
0.75 - 45
2ch 24bit 48kHz Body: 323 x 158 x 153
Head: 212 x 149 x 129
Body: 5500
Head: 2900
2x SxS PRO (int.)
SxS Module
  Body: 3x
Head: 1x
Body: 10.5 - 34V 24A
Head: 10.5-34V
Master/Slave mode
Audio: 5pin XLR
Sync: Lemo 5pin (Timecode)
Video: 2x 3G-SDI, 1x HD-SDI
Headphones: 3.5mm phone jack
Sync: Lemo 5pin (TimeCode)
2012 head and body of the camera go seperated and are connected via fiber optic cable, giving the head an extremely compact size; both are fan cooled and splash and dust proof
*only a part of 23.76 x 13.37mm (16:9) or 23.76 x 17.82mm (4:3) is used; **RAW recording requires an external recorder; ***2pin Fischer, the head can also be powered by the body (fiber connection limited to 50m, 24V DC minimum input)
Arri Alexa Mini   #K2.0001103 [Super 35] 28.17 x 18.13 7.5 - 6.22* 1.28 - 1.52* ALEV III CMOS   14+ stops         Arri Alexa MVF-1 is optional
Transvideo StarliteHD5-Arri is optional
(5" OLED TS)
el. rolling shutter   QT
ProRes 422 /HQ + 4444
0.75 - 200
0.75 -
ProRes: possible by upsampling from 3.2K -/- -/- -/- 3200 x 1800 (16:9)
3414 x 2198 (OpenGate)x
3414 x 2198 (OpenGate)
ProRes 422 /HQ, 4444
0.75 - 60
0.75 - 30x
0.75 - 30
  184.8 x 140 x 124.8 ~2300 CFast 2.0   Gold Mount (opt.)
V-Mount (optional)
10.5 - 34V DC
(via Lemo 8pin)
GPIOs are optional
Sync: TimeCode, GenLock (optional)
Data: USB 2.0 (user sets, looks etc.)
Video: 6G-SDI, 3G-SDI, HD-SDI
Sync: TimeCode
2015 built-in ND filter array (0.6, 1.2, 2.1);
*Open Gate mode uses the full surface, 4:3 uses an area of 23.76 x 17.82mm, 16:9 an area of 23.76 x 13.37mm only;
Arri Amira   #K2.0001103 "35 mm format" (?)     ALEV III CMOS   14+ stops         Arri Amira MVF-1 is optional
      el. rolling shutter   QTx ProResx 422 /HQ + 4444 - 100 /- 200x QTx ProResx - 60x -/- -/- -/- 3.2Kx
3414 x 2198 (OpenGate)x
ProResx 422 /HQ, 4444
0.75 - 60x
0.75 - 60x
  309 x 149 x 139 ~4100 CFast 2.0 (.dpx or .jpg) yes   LAN, Wi-Fix Audio: XLR (5pin + 3pin)
Sync: BNC (TimeCode, GenLock)
Data: USB 2.0 (user sets, looks etc.)
Video: 6G-SDIx, 3G-SDI, HD-SDI
Audio: 3.5mm Headph., Bluetooth Mon.x
Sync: BNC (TimeCode)
2014 built-in ND filter array (0.6, 1.2, 2.1)  

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General Notes:
1.) EF-Mount: Arri Alexa (Classic, XT, SXT ... including the Alexa M) cameras ship with the so-called Exchangeable-Lens-Mount-(ELM)-System - which features a round mount base - and a PL mount by default, with Panavision PL and mounts for still photo camera systems being advertised as available on demand (as part of a future-proof open architecture concept). In reality no more than 2 PL mounts (LA-PL-1 and LA-PL-2: 54 mm stainless steel mounts without and with LDS contacts) were produced by Arri themself. So? Similar to the RED ONE for these you'll need to rely on third party adapters, like the PrimeCircle XE-EF (according to P+S Technik not applicable to the Alexa Studio) or a Birger mount. Refer to Still Lenses C/EF > Adapting Lenses > EF to Cine for more details.
The only exception within the Arri Alexa family being offered with a natively produced Canon EF mount option is the Alexa Mini (not to be confused with the earlier Alexa M), which uses the same exchangeable mount system as the Arri Amira (square mount base plate). It's an electronic mount with still limited compatibility. Supported lenses include the following (probably more to come):
  • EF 8-15mm F4.0L Fisheye USM
  • EF 14mm F2.8L II USM
  • EF 16-35mm F2.8L II USM
  • EF 17-40mm F4.0L USM
  • EF 24mm F1.4L II USM
  • EF 24-70mm F2.8L II USM
  • EF 24-105mm F4.0L IS USM
  • EF 28-300mm F3.5-5.6L IS USM
  • EF 35mm F1.4L USM
  • EF 50mm F1.2L USM
  • EF 70-200mm F2.8L IS II USM
  • EF 70-200mm F2.8 USM
  • EF 85mm F1.2L II USM
  • EF 100mm F2.8L IS Macro USM
  • EF 135mm F2.0L USM
  • EF 200mm F2.0L IS USM
  • EF 200-400mm F4.0L IS USM
  • EF 400mm F2.8L IS II USM
  • EF 800mm F5.6L IS USM

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