ARRIRAW support is
available to the Gemini 4:4:4 Recorder as a paid upgrade to the
unit. The upgrade is a FIRMWARE upgrade only, with no new hardware
or new SSD media required. Contact your local dealer for pricing
and purchasing information.
Gemini 4:4:4 is an ARRI Certified recorder. Therefore, the quality
of .ari file you get from Gemini is exactly the same as the quality
from any other ARRI Certified recorder. Gemini 4:4:4 also records
uncompressed RGB 444 up to 60fps (DPX), and soon will capture DNxHD
16:9 and 4:3 Support
While current production firmware (1.1.2) supports only 16:9,
Convergent Design has announced support for 4:3 as well. This is
included in the ARRIRAW Upgrade, and as a free firmware update for
ARRIRAW Option for Gemini 4:4:4 records ARRIRAW in all frame rates
up to 60p. Please note that this is the highest frame rates Gemini
can capture from Alexa, as it records 120fps internally only.
ARRIRAW is available to ALL Gemini 4:4:4 users (firmware v1.1.2 or
greater) in demo mode. From the menu simply turn RAW to 'On'!
Images and preview will produce a grey bar for watermarking. This
lets you test with the files and workflow, and upgrade when your
Full Raster Debayer
Unique to competing products, Gemini 4:4:4 has a 5" LCD hi-bright
monitor. In ARRIRAW you see a full raster (1920 x 1080) debayered
image, with or without LUT applied.
Gemini 4:4:4 with ARRIRAW Option is less than 25% the cost of
competitive products, literally saving you thousands of dollars.
You can pay more for ARRIRAW recording, but you won't get any
better quality or reliability!
No New Media or Hardware
When you upgrade your Gemini 4:4:4, it is only a firmware update
that can be done anywhere once you have obtained your Activation
Key. Also, there is no new media necessary for high data rate
capture or likewise. Convergent Design SSD's work in all Gemini
All Metadata from ALEXA is sent over and captured on EVERY file. An
.XML file is created additionally, for importing Metadata into your
NLE. Coming soon: Full List of Metadata.
Smaller than a pack of cigarettes, the Universal Transfer Station
easily snaps into the Seagate GoFlex Adapter of your choice,
allowing for fast transfer via Thunderbolt, Firewire 800 and USB
3.0. The first generation Transfer Station provides eSATA