Codex Delivers Recording and Workflow for Arri Alexa Mini

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Mon, 02/23/2015 - 11:48 -- Nick Dager

Codex supports the new Arri Alexa Mini

“Once again, Arri has listened to what their customers want and worked with Codex to come up with a great solution – not just a great new camera but an entire workflow,” said Marc Dando, managing director of Codex. “We’re excited to showcase our cutting-edge recording technology with this exciting new camera and continue to partner with Arri to provide the tools that our industry needs.”

The Alexa Mini is a versatile additional tool in the Arri Alexa camera range that combines a compact and lightweight form factor with the same unparalleled image quality that has made the Alexa system a gold standard for the industry. It has a 4:3 sensor and can shoot ArriRaw or ProRes at frame rates of up to 120fps to a new Codex multi-camera recorder or 30fps to in-camera CFast 2.0 cards. Codex production-proven workflows support both of these options.

Codex’s latest recorder features 8 channels of HD-SDI input plus metadata and embedded audio, which means it can record ArriRaw from 4 Arri Alexa Minis simultaneously. This makes it perfect solution for TV, commercials, music videos and stunts. It has a unique design incorporating a versatile cheeseplate system for the mounting of accessories. 

“The Alexa Mini is a valuable addition to the Alexa family, and we are pleased that Codex is again able to push the technology envelope with this new recorder,” says Stephan Schenk, managing director of Arri, “And of course, like every camera in the Alexa family, Codex will provide the rock-solid workflow that our mutual customers have come to rely upon.”