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ARRI Amira UHD 4K / DigiPrime HD Prime Set T1.6

Shoot Kit 8B4- MB19/FF4/Cine 30

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ARRI AMIRA 35mm, EF or B4 Mounted Digital Documentary Camera recording upto 200fps with Alexa image quality now with 4K UHD option.

Read the VMI Guide: Everything that you wanted to know about AMIRA.

Please read VMI’s comparison article: Alexa Mini or Amira? (or why I must have a Mini because it’s newer and better isn’t it?…no wait….) 


Carl Zeiss Digi Prime Lens set consists of 6 x 2/3" B4 mount lenses, Sharp Max Collimator and Chrosziel Clip On Matte Box. Lenses: T1.6 - 7, 10, 14, 20, 28 & 40mm.

Zeiss make arguably the best 2/3" prime lenses in the world. They fit directly onto all B4 mount cameras including Sony PDW-F800/700 XDCAM, PMW-500 XDCAM EX, all HDCAM (HDW-750p/790p/F900R), all professional Varicam & P2 etc.

VMI's 6 lens set are equivalent to the 18-100mm Prime lens sets available for 35mm camera lenses.

Zeiss Digi Prime set

  • 7mm T1.7 Zeiss Digi Prime (equivalent to 18mm in 35mm format)
  • 10mm T1.6 Zeiss Digi Prime (equivalent to 25mm in 35mm format)
  • 14mm T1.6 Zeiss Digi Prime (equivalent to 35mm in 35mm format)
  • 20mm T1.6 Zeiss Digi Prime (equivalent to 45mm in 35mm format)
  • 28mm T1.6 Zeiss Digi Prime (equivalent to 70mm in 35mm format)
  • 40mm T1.6 Zeiss Digi Prime (equivalent to 100mm in 35mm format)
  • Sharp Max Collimator
  • Crosziel Clip-On Matte Box

Optional additional lenses: 5mm and 70mm Zeiss Digi Prime.

VMI Kit Prices

The set price has been reduced to £250 per day'£750 per week for a 6 lens set 7-40mm as above.
Package Price including 5mm/T1.7 and 70mm/T1.9 is £350 per day; £1050 per week.


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Products AMIRA
Sensor Type 35mm format ARRI ALEV III CMOS (28.17x18.13)
Sensor Pixel Count 3414 x 2198: 3200x1800 (4K UHD) 2880 x 1620 (HD), 2868 x 1612 (2K), for monitoring with surround area: 3168 x 1772 (HD), 3154x1764 (2K)
Recording Pixel Count 1920x1080 ProRes HD and HD outputs, 2048 x 1152 ProRes 2K, 3840 x 2160 Pro Res 4K UHD and UHD outputs*
Lens Mounts PL mount w/ Hirose connector and LDS, B4 mount w/ Hirose connector, EF mount
Shutter Electronic shutter, 5.0° to 356.0°
Exposure Index EI 160 to EI 3200 (EI 800 base sensitivity)
Exposure Latitude 14+ stops over the entire sensitivity range from EI 160 to EI 3200 as measured with the ARRI Dynamic Range Test Chart (DRTC-1)
Audio Recording 4 channels, 24 bit PCM, 48 kHz
Integrated motorized ND Filters FSND 0.6, 1.2, 2.1
Sound Level < 20 dB(A)
Weight ~ 4.1 kg/9.2 lbs (camera body with PL Lens mount)
Dimensions Length: 309mm/12.1", width: 139 mm/5.4" , height: 149mm/5.8" (camera body with PL lens mount)
Environmental '-20° C to +50° C (-4° F to +122° F)
Viewfinder AMIRA Multi Viewfinder MVF-1 (OLED and LCD)
Outputs Video 2x HD-SDI out 1.5G, 3G and 6G: uncompressed HD/UHD video with embedded audio and metadata***
Outputs Audio 3,5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth audio
Outputs Power Hirose 12pin (for ENG type zoom lenses); 12V: D-tab, Hirose 4pin, Lemo 2pin; 24V: RS 3pin
Inputs Genlock, HD-SDI, Timecode (In and Output), all BNC
Other Interfaces USB 2.0: For importing and storing AMIRA Look Files, user set up files, frame line files and feature license keys. Stores captured still image formats in DPX (.dpx, 10 bit) or JPEG (.jpg, 8 bit) format. Stores log files. Also used for installing Software Update Packets (SUPs.; Ethernet LAN RJ-45 for camera remote control.
Recording Media CFast 2.0 memory cards
Recording Formats HD 1920x1080 (interlaced&progressive) 
4K UHD 3840x2160*
Recording Framerates 0,75 - 100 Fps (progressive); 
0,75 - 60 Fps with 4K UHD*
Recording Codecs (w/ embedded audio & metadata) ProRes
422 (LT)
Rec709/LogC Rec709
Looks 3 fix Looks (in camera adjustable)
Adjustable image parameters Knee, Gamma, Saturation, Black Gamma, Saturation by Hue
Import of custom 3D LUTs -
Focus and exposure control Peaking, Zebra, False color
Whitebalance Auto WB
Wifi** and Ethernet Camera Remote Control -
Audio monitoring Headphone output (mini jack)
Pre Record function -
  * Requires installed 4K UHD license
** Will be supported with later SUP
*** embedded audio only in 1,5G and 3G

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