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#1 Wolfgang Troescher

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 08:11 AM

Arri announced a new camera for documentaries: Amira

http://www.arri.com/...amira-unveiled/
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#2 Jens Piotrowski SOC

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 11:14 AM

http://www.arri.com/amira/

 

looks like the perfect 3rd body on a show, smaller, lighter, same quality...great


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#3 Alan Rencher

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 11:15 AM

Hopefully this takes a bit out of Red's dominance in the low budget world. I can't wait to get my hands on one!
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#4 Brian Freesh

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 11:27 AM

Call me when the wildly speculative arguments begin.


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#5 Jens Piotrowski SOC

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:12 PM

What Arri is doing is smart, they are using their existing technology to create a camera for a specific market segment, documentary and news and going into Sony / Panasonic territory.

 

The lower budget film production market should profit as well.

 

Should be a nice camera for Steadicam....

 

One of the bigger news, very short start up time and lower power consumption


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#6 Lawrence Karman

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 01:13 PM

Wow.


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#7 JobScholtze

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 03:35 PM

It feels great on the shoulder too. You can move the sholder pad AND the top handle to find your cg. Smart camera


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#8 Eric Fletcher S.O.C.

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 07:11 PM

Played with it today, fantastic on the shoulder, the Arri guys are starting to realize that it's not just a camera for docs but it's the LT of the Alexa line. Boot is fast, power consumption is low, uses the standard Alexa plate. Has an innovative viewfinder that is both an OLED and a 3" (ircc) fold out VF/touchscreen

The sliding shoulder mount and top handle is pure genius.

Oh and the price they are talking about.... VERY affordable
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#9 Joe Lawry

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 05:00 AM

Does it take a standard Arri Fisher power connector?

 

Is the power setup the same as the Alexa?


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#10 Martin Stacey

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 05:26 AM

Will it fit in a Movi while mounted on a steadicam?
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#11 John Stout

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 06:52 AM

Eric,

 

What sort of price range has been speculated on?


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#12 Eric Fletcher S.O.C.

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 08:08 PM

I had dinner with the project manager tonight and made my suggestions/request's. Power plugs are going to change, and the price hasn't been set. 


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#13 Kris Torch Wilson

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 10:28 PM

Lol. It looks like a TV camera to me, yet you "film" guys are pissing on yourselves. It's hilarious.
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#14 Jens Piotrowski SOC

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 11:40 PM

Weird comment. This is the same sensor the Alexa uses, records all Pro Res formats in Log C, in a smaller, lighter, cheaper package. Perfect for STEADICAM, isn't this the STEADICAM forum ?
The 35 mm sensor actually makes it a challenge for live TV.

If it holds up, it's the perfect 3rd camera on a show.
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#15 Eric Fletcher S.O.C.

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 04:15 AM

Lol. It looks like a TV camera to me, yet you "film" guys are pissing on yourselves. It's hilarious.

 

Pretty ignorant comment there chris.

 

this IS an Alexa, think of it as an LT and the Alexa the ST. Other than ArriRAW uncompressed you give up nothing with this camera other than weight and size.


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