Decode Takes Delivery of Arri Alexas

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Fri, 07/08/2011 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

London 3D specialist rental/sales house Decode has taken delivery of two new Arri Alexa Plus camera systems.
 Company managing director director Samuel Martin says “As part of our ongoing expansion we are proud to add these exciting cameras to our growing 2D/3D rental stock. This is Arri’s flagship camera and the latest in a series of digital 35mm cameras. Offering the new Alexa Plus to our rental clients strengthens our market position. We will offer the Alexas alongside Red One MX and the soon to arrive Red Epic M. As well as customer rental we are very much looking forward to using them in some of our own 3D productions.”
 The Alexa Plus is an upgrade to the Alexa which adds built in wireless remote control the Arri Lens Data System additional monitor and power outlets lens synchronization for 3D and built in position and motion sensors.
Decode will offer a range of top lenses including Arri Ultaprimes Superspeeds and Cooke S4s.
 The Alexas will also be offered with the new Decode D-Rex 3D Mirror Rig for high end 3D work. The D-Rex and D-Raptor 3D mirror rigs were launched recently at Cine Gear Expo in Hollywood Los Angeles.
 Mark Dollery Arri’s business development manager says “We are very pleased to see our new cameras with Sam at Decode and look forward to viewing the results of the combined Alexas and the Decode D-Rex 3D rig.”