12 Facts About Arri Alexa


Arri Alexa is a digital motion picture camera system developed by Arri.

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Arri Alexa cameras are designed for use in high budget feature films, television shows, and commercials.

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Arri Alexa uses the ALEV series of image sensors manufactured by ON Semiconductor.

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Arri Alexa, announced in April 2010, was the first camera released of the product family.

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Arri Alexa M had its imaging and processing unit broken down in two parts to be small, compact and lightweight for 3D rigs and other uses where size is a concern.

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On 21 September 2014 at the Cinec convention in Munich, Arri announced the Alexa 65, a 6K 65mm digital cinema camera.

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The Arri Alexa 65 uses the A3X sensor, composed of three vertical ALEV III sensors, which has a maximum recordable resolution of 6560x3100.

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Arri Alexa announced the SXR module which can upgrade XT, XT Plus, and XT Studio cameras with the SXT features.

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On 28 March 2019, Arri announced the Alexa Mini LF, which houses the same sensor as the Alexa LF inside a camera body similar to the Alexa Mini.

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Additional improvements over the Arri Alexa Mini include an improved EVF with larger flip-out monitor and power outputs for camera accessories.

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Arri Alexa 65 uses the A3X sensor, composed of three vertical ALEV III sensors, which has a 54.

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Also, movies shot on Arri Alexa won Academy Award for Best Cinematography ten times, including five in a row between 2011 and 2015, for Hugo, Life of Pi, Gravity, Birdman, The Revenant, Blade Runner 2049, Roma, 1917, and Dune.

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