Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share

Codex Digital Announces Data Support For ARRI D-21 Camera

Codex Digital, a specialist in high-resolution media recording and workflow, has announced the extension of its HD 2K 4K systems, that record from leading data-mode cameras, with support for ARRI's brand new D-21 and future cameras developed by ARRI.
The Codex Recorder and Codex Portable field recorder already support the ARRI D-20 in data-mode, unleashing the potential of this camera to operate beyond HD.
Now, as an approved supporter of ARRI's ARRIRAW T-Link, Codex Digital's data-recording - uncompressed or JPEG 2000 - will also enable users to record the highest-possible resolution and dynamic range of the D-21 and future ARRI cameras and to deliver the captured material directly into a post-production chain.
The material is recorded complete with all available metadata and delivered in any format required for effects and finishing.
Codex recording systems can capture and store the raw, unprocessed data from ARRI's 4:3 sensor, making maximum use of its 2880 x 2160 (around 3K) and 12-bit bit-depth, with real time playback, including unsqueezed anamorphic material.
This results in far superior picture resolution than when using the 1920 x 1080 HD video output, as the entire image data captured by the sensor is retained.
Codex also features the ability to demosaic and downsample the ARRI cameras' Bayer pattern images in real time. The material captured with the D-20 or D-21 can be viewed and passed directly to editorial in the form of MXF, QuickTime, AVI or DPX files, without the need for lengthy, time-intensive de-Bayering and downconversion.
In ARRI data-mode, Codex also supports all frame-rates, including full vari-speed support.
In production, Codex provides on-set monitoring and multiple types of file outputs for all common production workflows. The monitoring and output files can be configured for all aspect ratios including multiple anamorphic ratios for all combinations of lenses and outputs frames.
Codex Digital, which is headquartered in Soho, London, design and manufacture high-end digital equipment for motion picture and broadcast production. Further information is available at:
The ARRIRAW T-Link (Transport Link) has been developed by ARRI to provide a simple and standardised method of getting raw data from the ARRIFLEX D-21 to a recorder. It is a method of packing the ARRIRAW 12-bit data into the RGBA HD file format. Transmission is achieved over a standard dual link HD-SDI connection per SMPTE 372M.
Further information is available at:
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

Codex Workflows And Cams At IBC2014
Codex will showcase its Vault Platform and Codex recording systems and integration with production, monitoring and DI post technologies – from partner
Actus Digital To Showcase Expanded Workflows At IBC 2021
Actus Digital is to showcase expanded workflows and enhancements to its AI-based, intelligent compliance and monitoring platform at IBC2021. The next
Codex Showcases At Cine Gear 2014
Codex is highlighting the integration of Codex Vault and other Codex-developed recording systems, from partners including ARRI, Dolby, FilmLight and N
BFV's Big Interview: ARRI
As its centenary year celebrations continue in earnest, ARRI talks to BFV about its rich history, as well as the principles and values that have helpe
ALEXA SXT Goes Wireless
ARRI is announcing an exciting upgrade to the ALEXA SXT platform, making ALEXA SXT the first entirely wireless professional motion picture camera syst
Vislink Unveils All-New HCAM, HEVC 4K UHD Camera Transmitter
xG Technology has announced that its Vislink and IMT business units, the new HCAM, HEVC 4K UHD camera transmitter, will be unveiled at NAB 2017. Coinc
ARRI ALEXA Camera System Wins Engineering Emmy
The Television Academy announced the recipients of the 69th Engineering Emmy® Awards. ARRI is pleased to be recognized with the most prestigious telev
New Facility For ARRI Italia Following Expansion
ARRI's Italian subsidiary has relocated to a new office space – complete with TV studio and showroom – due to continued growth in the European market.
RED Raven Camera Kit Available Exclusively From Apple Store
RED Digital Cinema has revealed its RED RAVEN Camera Kit is now available to purchase at As RED's most compact camera BRAIN, weighing at ju
Procam Projects To Supply Cine 4k Camera For The Who
Procam Projects has been chosen by EP-PIC Films & Creative as the sole camera supplier for the filming of the celebration of Teenage Cancer Trust's 10
Codex Launches Action CAM
Codex has announced Codex Action CAM, an ultra-compact, all-in-one, digital cinema camera and recording package for 2D and S3D production. The camera
ARRI TRINITY - The Flagship Of The ARRI CSS Range
Curt O Schaller, Product Manager for ARRI Camera Stabilizer Systems, talks about the ARRI TRINITY - the first hybrid camera stabilizer that combines c
Codex, ARRI Create ALEXA 65 Workflow System
Codex has joined with ARRI to develop the recording and workflow system for the new ALEXA 65 large format camera. Codex worked with the company to cre
Codex Ships Small Camera With A Big Workflow
Codex is shipping Codex Action Cam, the small camera with a big workflow. Having taken the market by storm with its NAB 2014 debut, the point-shoot-po
TV Academy Honours ARRI ALEXA Camera System
At the 69th Engineering Emmy® Awards Ceremony in Hollywood, the Television Academy recognized ARRI with the most prestigious television accolade for o