ARRI Alexa SXT Plus

The Alexa SXT Plus is an updated camera from the original Alexa camera. It is a robust camera that can handle all forms of shooting. Between ARRIRAW, ProRes 3.2K, Open Gate ProRes, ProRes 4444 XQ, ProRes pre-recording, and ProRes in-camera de-squeeze for shooting with anamorphic lenses, filmmakers can choose the ProRes codec most appropriate for their project. By striking a perfect balance between pixel size and resolution, ALEXA SXT is able to produce beautiful images in HD, 2K, 4K UHD, or 4K Cine, while also delivering the highest dynamic range of any camera on the market, with 16 bit in-camera processing. 

Noteworthy Attributes:

  • Built-in remote control features with real-time wired or wireless remote control of lens and camera plug and play with ARRI Electronic Control System (ECS) compatible with cmotion cvolution lens control systems.
  • Additional outputs - additional clone of MON OUT 1 (1.5G HD-SDI) and a third RS accessory power out.
  • Built-in tilt and roll sensors for electronic horizon in viewfinder and metadata stored in metadata.
  • 14+ stops dynamic range and low noise floor
  • Sharp, natural images for HD, 2K, 4K UHD and 4K Cine deliverables
  • Unique tall sensor is ideal for anamorphic shooting
  • High Frame Rate (HFR) - up to 120 fps in full image quality
  • High sensitivity - true base sensitivity of EI 800 - adjustable from EI 160 to EI 3200

Rental Rates

: $2000 + HST
: $4000 + HST
: $6000 + HST
: $2000 + HST

Package Contents

  • Alexa SXT Plus
  • Viewfinder
  • Arri Standard Plates
  • Core V-Lock Battery Kit (4x Batts,  1 Quad Charger)
  • CFast Data Kit (4x 128GB SXS Pro Cards, 1x Card Reader)
Camera Type
35 format film-style digital camera with an electronic viewfinder, a 16:9, 6:5, 4:3 or Open Gate switchable active sensor area, built-in support for the ARRI Wireless Remote System and the cmotion cvolution lens control system, built-in filter holder, Lens Data System, integrated shoulder arch and receptacles for 15 mm lightweight rods
Sensor
35 format ALEV III CMOS sensor with Bayer pattern color filter array.
Operating Modes
16:9, 6:5, 4:3 or Open Gate sensor modes. Switching takes approx. 60 seconds. All sensor modes available in ARRIRAW and ProRes.
Frame Rates
16:9
0.75 - 120 fps
6:5 
0.75 - 96 fps
4:3 
0.75 - 96 fps
Open Gate 
0.75 - 90 fps
Shutter
Electronic rolling shutter, 5.0º - 358.0º up to 60 fps; 5.0° to 356° above 60 fps. Shutter angle adjustable with 1/10 degree precision.
Filters
Permanent filters in front of the sensor: optical low pass, UV, IR. Includes a built-in Internal Filter Module (IFM-1) filter holder that accepts one of eight Full Spectrum Neutral Density (FSND) filters through manual insertion/removal.
Exposure Latitude
14+ stops for all sensitivity settings from EI 160 to EI 3200, as measured with the ARRI Dynamic Range Test Chart (DRTC).
For a graphic of how the exposure latitude shifts at different EIs,
White Balance
Presets for 3200 (tungsten), 4300 (fluorescent), 5600 (daylight) and 7000 (daylight cool). Automatic calculation or manual white balance for 2000 to 11000 Kelvin, adjustable in 100 K steps
Color Correction
While white balance changes the red/blue hue of the image, color correction changes green/magenta. Adjustable range from -12 to +12 CC. 1 CC corresponds to 035 Kodak CC values or 1/8 Rosco values.
Recording Media
SxS PRO or SxS PRO+ cards (requires SxS Adapter 2)
CFast 2.0 cards (requires CFast 2.0 Adapter 2)
XR Capture Drives (requires XR Adapter)
SXR Capture Drives (requires SXR Adapter)
Image Processing
16 bit linear internal image processing in full ALEXA Wide Gamut/Log C color space. Target output color spaces: Log C, Rec 709 or Rec 2020. An ARRI Look File (ALF-2) containing the name of the target color space, CDL values and a 3D LUT can be applied to ProRes or MON OUT images and will be saved in metadata. Optional horizontal image mirroring.
Connectors
1x media slot
4x BNC monitoring out HD-SDI, 1.5GMON OUT
1x XLR 5-pin analog audio inAUDIO IN
1x BNC return video in HD-SDI, 1.5GRET/SYNC IN
1x LEMO 16-pin external accessory interfaceEXT
1x Fischer 2-pin 24 V power inBAT
3x Fischer 3-pin 24 V remote start and accessory power outRS
1x LEMO 2-pin 12 V accessory power out12 V
1x LEMO 5-pin timecode in/outTC
1x TRS 3.5 mm headphone mini stereo jackAUDIO OUT
1x custom LEMO 16-pin electronic viewfinderEVF
1x custom LEMO 10-pin Ethernet with 24 V powerETHERNET
1x Fischer 5-pin Lens Data DisplayLDD
2x Fischer 5-pin Lens Control SystemLCS
1x Fischer 12-pin for CLM-2, CLM-3, CLM-4 or laterIRIS
1x Fischer 12-pin for CLM-2, CLM-3, CLM-4 or laterFOCUS
1x Fischer 12-pin for CLM-2, CLM-3, CLM-4 or laterZOOM

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