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Codex and ARRI Announce 60fps ARRIRAW Support for Alexa

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London, England –

Codex Digital

, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, have announced that they have introduced 60fps ARRIRAW capture on the Codex Onboard Recorder. With the release of SUP 5.0, the ARRI Alexa camera is now able to output ARRIRAW at up to 60 frames per second. Franz Kraus of ARRI explains, "Our goal with Alexa is to keep improving its functionality, based on feedback from our customers. Higher frame rate ARRIRAW recording is an example of how we can work closely together with Codex to implement these features. Codex have stepped up and met the challenge."

As part of their ongoing collaboration with ARRI, Codex Digital’s engineers have ensured that Codex recorders and data packs are able to record these higher ARRIRAW frame rates, utilizing existing technology. The Codex ARRIRAW PLUS recorder is now able to record ARRIRAW at up to 60 FPS, as well as two channels of ARRIRAW at up to 30 FPS. Codex recorders have already been used with the Alexa camera this year on many productions utilizing ARRIRAW, including Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (Warner Bros/Paramount), Gravity (Warner Bros), Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (Fox), Rock of Ages (Warner Bros), This is Forty (Universal), World War Z (Paramount) and The Avengers (Paramount/Disney).


Codex Digital, based in London, England, design and manufacture high-end digital equipment for motion picture and television production. Products include award-winning high-resolution media recorders and a range of media management stations to manage the entire workflow of a digital production from set to post production. The company is setting new standards for end-to-end production workflows.


Located in Munich, Germany, Arnold and Richter Cine Technik (A&R) was founded in and is the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of motion picture camera, digital intermediate and lighting equipment. In 2001, ARRI was converted into a public limited company; it is involved in all aspects of the film industry: engineering; design; manufacturing; production; visual effects; postproduction; equipment rental; complete turnkey lighting solutions and both film and sound laboratory services. Manufactured products and technologies include professional digital acquisition with the ALEXA and ARRIFLEX D-21 cameras; film camera systems for 16mm, 35mm and 65mm; location and studio lighting fixtures; digital imaging solutions such as the ARRISCAN, ARRILASER, ARRI RelativityTM and various archive tools. These products and services are offered through a global network of subsidiary companies, agents and representatives. For more information please visit