ARRI Amira Cinema Camera (LPL / PL / EF mount)

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The Arri Amira Cinema Camera features the ALEXA sensor in a light-weight, ergonomic and production ready body. In addition, it has the ability to shoot ProRes 4:4:4 in 2k and HD formats. Finally, internal ND filters, a native ISO of 800 and the ability to record onto CFast 2.0 cards are included.

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The ARRI Amira Cinema Camera is a unique camera in the ALEXA line of cameras. For example, it takes the look of the sensor and places it into a production ready body. In addition, the Amira is usable out of the box and features the ALEXA’s 14 stops of dynamic range, native ISO of 800 and an EI range from 160 to 3200.

Internally, the Amira can record in ProRes up to 4:4:4 in HD and 2k up to 200fps. Internal recording is to CFast 2.0 cards. Additionally, the ARRI Amira has white balance, EI and shutter adjustable from the outside. In addition, it features an internal motorised ND filter wheel with 0.6, 1.2 and 2.1 ND filters. Also, two XLR inputs for recording two channels of 24-bit 48hz audio. In addition, the ARRI Amira supports mic, line, phantom power and AES3 audio.

  • Same sensor and image quality as the ARRI ALEXA
  • Records HD 1080 or 2K
  • Dynamic range of more than 14 stops, low noise, beautiful skintone and natural color rendering
  • Records Rec 709 or Log C images using ProRes LT, 422, 422HQ or 444 codecs
  • Speeds of up to 200 fps
  • Build-in ND filters
  • Finally, the ARRI Amira Cinema Camera has a Solid and Rugged Build

ARRI Amira Showreel

Arri Amira Cinema Camera Specifications

  • Image Sensor Size: 28.25 x 18.17 mm – ⌀ 33.59 mm
  • Sensor Type: Super 35 format ARRI ALEV III CMOS
  • Advertised Dynamic Range: 14 stop
  • Resolution Actual: 3200 x 1800


  • Lens Mount: PL or EF (option to be advised before collection)
  • Internal Filter Holder: No
  • Shutter Speed: 1/1 to 1/8000 sec
  • Angle Range: 5.0°- 356°
  • Internal filters: Built-in motorised ND filters 0.6, 1.2, 2.1 – Fixed optical low pass, UV, IR filter
  • Recording Media: 2 x CFast 2.0 Card Slots

Internal Recording

  • MFX/ARRIRAW 16:9 2.8K: 0.75 – 48 fps
  • ProRes HD: 0.75 – 200 fps
                    S16 HD: 0.75 – 200 fps
                    2K: 0.75 – 200 fps
                    3.2K: 0.75 – 60 fps
                    UHD: 0.75 – 60 fps
  • MPEG-2 HD: 23.976 – 59.94 fps

Colour output

  • Rec 709 / 2020
  • Log C
  • Custom Look (ARRI Look File ALF-2)


  • 1x proprietary signal output for MVF-1 viewfinder
  • 2x SDI Out: 1,5G (SMPTE ST292-1), 3G (SMPTE ST425-1, ST425-3), 6G & DL 6G (SMPTE ST2081-10, ST2081-11)
  • 2x XLR 3pin Mic/Line Input with 48V Phantom Power, switchable to AES3
  • 5pin XLR Mic/Line Input with 48V Phantom Power
    (Line input max. level +24dBu correlating to 0dBFS)
  • LTC Timecode In/Out (BNC)
  • BNC SDI Ret/Sync In (opt. separate analog Genlock In)
  • LEMO 6pin EXT multi purpose accessory interface
  • Hirose 12pin (on PL lens mount)
  • RJ45 Ethernet for remote control and service
  • 2x USB 2.0 (for user setups, look files etc)

Power inputs/outputs

  • Power Input:
    LEMO 8pin (10.5-34 V DC)
    On-board battery interface (10.5-24 V DC)
  • Power output:
    Fischer 3pin 24V RS
    LEMO 2pin 12V
    Hirose 4pin 12V
    LEMO 6pin EXT 24V
  • Power Consumption:
    -min. 52W
    -max. 84W
    (Camera body with MVF-1)


  • Operating Temperature:
    -20° C to +50° C / -4° F to +122° F @ 95% relative humidity max, non condensing, splash and dust proof through sealed electronics
  • Storage Temperature:
    -30° C to +70° C / -22° F to +158° F


  • Measurements (HxWxL):
    149 x 139 x 309 mm / 5.8 x 5.4 x 12.1″
    (camera body with PL lens mount)
  • Weight:
    ∼4.1 kg / ∼9.2 lbs
    (camera body with PL lens mount)