The Arri Alexa has a 16:9 sensor and the original SxS Module that accepts two SxS PRO cards for recording in-camera at ProRes.

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Arri Alexa classic at Aimimage is the best camera for TV commercial, broadcast and motion picture film. It completes all the features expectations for a digital camera. ARRI’s experience and investment in creating the best cinema technology paid: they create some of the best camera you’ll find on the market.


ARRI wanted to design a camera that will suit the producer, the cinematographer and the camera operator and it is a well done job, recommended by many DP, the camera made its name in the industry.

The camera has an ALEV III Super35 CMOS sensor that has a 3.5K native resolution as well as 14 stops of dynamic resolution DR. The colours are natural and the shadows are dark avoiding video noise.

The image is delivered with very low noise, increased MTF and a low aliasing when shooting in 1080P HD.

The ARRI ALEXA CLASSIC sensor is 800 El / 800 ISO, ranging from 160 to 3200 EL.



Camera Type, 35 format film-style digital camera

electronic viewfinder, Yes

built-in filter holder, Yes

Lens Data System, Yes

integrated shoulder arch, Yes

receptacles for 15 mm lightweight rods

Sensor, 35 format ALEV III CMOS sensor

,Dual Gain Architecture

,Bayer pattern color filter array

Operating Modes, 16:9 /  4:3 or Open Gate sensor

, Regular or High Speed mode

Frame Rates 16:9, ProRes HD 0.75 – 120 fps
,ProRes 2K 0.75 – 60 fps
,DNxHD HD 0.75 – 120 fps
,ARRIRAW 0.75 – 120 fps

Frame Rates 4:3, ProRes 2K 0.75 – 48 fps
,ARRIRAW 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, Built-in Internal Filter Module (IFM-1) filter holder

,one of eight Full Spectrum Neutral Density (FSND) filters

,manual insertion/removal

Permanent filters in front of the sensor, optical low pass / UV / IR

Exposure Latitude, 14 stops for all sensitivity settings

White Balance preset, 3200 (tungsten)

,4300 (fluorescent)

,5600 (daylight)

,7000 (daylight cool)

White balance automatic, 2000 to 11000 Kelvin

,adjustable in 100 K steps


Length, 332 mm/12.95”

width, 161 mm/6.33”

height, 158 mm/6.22”


ALEXA XT body with XR Module, 6.6 kg/14.5 lbs

ALEXA XT body with XR Module – electronic viewfinder and handle, 8.0 kg/17.6 lbs.


Don’t hesitate to get in touch regarding your Arri Alexa Classic rental at Aimimage, we would love to help.