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Atomos Ninja 2 10-bit HDMI Field Recorder

10-Bit Uncompressed Field Recorder, Monitor and Playback Device
Part No: ATOMNJA003

The revolutionary Ninja receives an update to Ninja-2, giving users of DSLRs and HDMI enabled Cameras the industry's leading Smart Production Weapon. With Ninja-2 users can Record, Monitor, Playback and Playout Ready-to-Edit pristine Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD material, all with Continuous Power.

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Product Description


The revolutionary Ninja receives an update to Ninja-2, giving users of DSLRs and HDMI enabled Cameras the industry's leading Smart Production Weapon. With Ninja-2 users can Record, Monitor, Playback and Playout Ready-to-Edit pristine Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD material, all with Continuous Power.

AtomOS 3.0
The real power of the Ninja-2 comes from AtomOS, the innovative and intuitive operating system.
Easy-to-use Touchscreen Operation
Access all of the Ninja-2's operations via the fast, responsive touch interface.
One-touch Navigation
Allows for simple operation with everything just one touch away.
Audio Input Level Meters and Headphone Line Out Volume
Touch audio meters to adjust 4-channels of audio, with 8-channel support planned for later in 2012.
Apple ProRes or Avid DNx Codecs
Select the variety of ProRes or DNxHD code to record to; Avid DNxHD-220X (10-bit), DNxHD-220 (8-bit), DNxHD-145 (8-bit), DNxHD-36 Proxy (8-bit), and ProRes LT, 422, HQ.
Choose between on-board Time of Day, Record Run or Auto-Restart time code modes or utilise external timecode from the HDMI source*
Continuous Power
Atomos Continuous Dual Battery Technology utilises two NP-compatible batteries in an active/passive design.
Affordable Storage
Records to cost-effective, hot-swappable 2.5" Hard Disk Drive (HDD) and Solid State Drive (SSD) media.
Unit Name
Name your Ninja-2 by project or camera, Media drives and recorded files are subsequently names with the unit name upon formatting.


  • Record for Online or Offline, Master or Backup. Up to 10-Bit 4:2:2, 220Mbs on to 2.5" HDD or SSD interchangeable media
  • Record and Monitor from any HDMI source including DSLR cameras, Decks, Switchers, PC/Mac, iPad and iPhone. Playout to a wide range of devices including monitors and projectors
  • Ready-to-Edit visually loss-less recordings on commodity HDD or SSD media. No more expensive and low-capacity memory cards required!
  • High-Resolution 800x480 screen results in over 216 pixels per inch on the 4:3" display and is viewable at 170°
  • Monitoring in AtomOS 3.0 provides Focus Peaking, Zebra, False Colour, Blue Only Exposure and supports loop playback
  • Pristine full-resolution playback and playout with full transport controls and SmartLog


Smart Production in Ninja-2 with AtomOS 3.0.



Control individual or multiple Ninja-2 field recorders in any combination via serial control from a deck, PC, Mac or iPad/iPhone.

  • All functions of the Ninja-2 can be controlled from a separate device, even remotely over the internet
  • Standard deck control functions are available to integrate into existing infrastructures - perfect for custom system design
  • Auto record means that as soon as a signal is detected by Ninja-2 recording will be started. Perfect for motion sensor recording or fail-safe recording from live feeds


Accurately assess focus and exposure.

  • Focus Peaking
  • Adjustable Zebra
  • False Colour Twin Mode
  • Blue Only (Exposure Check)
  • Control (Adjustments for individual filters)


Log in and out points on your footage and tag these clips with keywords such as 'Favorite' or 'Reject' etc. With the Ninja-2 this part of the post production process can now be done on set or on the move, all with Continuous Power. SmartLog operates while in Monitor or Playback mode saving time and money, and allows for fast, collaborative pre-editing prior to compiling footage in post.


Additional Information



Without batteries & HDD: 300g / 11oz (without batteries & HDD)

With batteries & HDD: 651g / 23oz (with batteries & HDD)

Dimensions (W x H x D mm): 115 x 87 x 41mm, 4.5 x 3.4 x 1.6”

Construction: Aircraft-grade Aluminum for durability & portability, Fan-less for silent operation


Operating power: 3.3W (monitoring only) / 6.0W (Rec, Mon, Play)

Compatible batteries: NP series, D-Tap and supporting accessories (Nikon ENL6, Canon EL6)

Input voltage (battery): 6.2V to 16.8V

Battery time (based on 7.4V)

2600mAh - up to 5hrs
5200mAh - up to 9hrs
7800mAh - up to 14hrs

Continuous power :-

Primary-secondary battery system
Change batteries without losing power
Loop batteries continuously

Power Station continuous power dual supply: Optional


Size: 4.3”

Resolution: 800 x 480

PPI: 220

Aspect ratio: 16:9 native / 4:3 Letterbox

Color standard: REC709 HDTV

Native frame rate playback: 48-60Hz

Technology: LCD (Resistive touch)

Video input/loop out

HDMI: 1 x HDMI (1.4)

Signal: Uncompressed 10/8bit 4:2:2 (camera dependent)

Video output (play out)

HDMI: 1 x HDMI (1.4)

Signal: Uncompressed 10/8bit 4:2:2 (Playback file dependent)

Supported loop out formats

HDMI to HDMI: 1280 x 720p 50, 1920 x 1080i 50/60, 1920 x 1080p 24/25/30

Video signal conversion


Supported formats (in/out)

HD: 1080i60, 1080i59.94, 1080i50, 1080p30, 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98, 1080pSF23.98, 1080pSF24, 1080pSF25, 1080pSF30, 720p60, 720p59.94, 720p50, SD 480i, 576i

Realtime hardware encoding

1920x1080 8/10-bit 4:2:2 to Apple ProRes HQ/422/LT, Avid DNxHD/220/220x/145/36

Onboard processing

Pulldown conversion: 50i from 25PSF > 25P (2:2 Pulldown), 60i from 30PSF > 30P (2:2 Pulldown), 60i from 24P > 24P (3:2 Pulldown), 60i from 23.98P > 23.98P (3:2 Pulldown)

Audio input (48kHz PCM audio)

Analog Line: 2ch 48kHz

HDMI: 2ch 48kHz


Audio output (48kHz PCM audio)

Analog Line: 2ch 48kHz

HDMI: 2ch 48kHz


Remote start/stop

HDMI: Auto HDMI Trigger, Supported Protocols - Canon, Sony, Atomos Open Standard



Supported media (Approved List Only)


Supported applications

Supported Applications FCPX/FCP7+ / Media Composer 5.0+ / Premiere 5.5+ / EDIUS 6.0+ / Vegas Pro 10+ / Lightworks / Autodesk Smoke 2015+

Accessories included: Main unit, Universal battery charger 110-240V, docking station & leads, 2 x master caddy cases, 1 x Atomos 2600mAh battery, Canon & Nikon adapter plates

Optional extras: 5 x Master caddy cases, Sunhood, D-Tap adapter, Carry cases, Connect H2S converter, Connect S2H converter, Powerstation

What's in the box

  • Ninja 2
  • AC Adapter
  • Single Plate Battery Charger
  • Master Caddy
  • Docking Station
  • Nikon Battery Adapter
  • Canon Battery Adapter