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Atomos Ninja Flame 4K & HD HDMI 10-bit 422 Recorder and Monitor with HDR

4K & HD HDMI Recorder and Monitor with 4K HDR for enabled 4K and HD Camcorders, DSLRs and mirrorless cameras
Part No: ATO-NINJAFLAME

The Atomos Flame Series delivers the world's most advanced 7" field monitor, accurately displaying 10 stops of the luminance detail of Log with 10 bit HDR Post Production colour accuracy for the first time in a field monitor. 

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The Atomos Flame Series delivers the world's most advanced 7" field monitor, accurately displaying 10 stops of the luminance detail of Log with 10 bit HDR Post Production colour accuracy for the first time in a field monitor. The AtomHDR engine not only resolves HDR brightness detail (dynamic range), with 10-bit Colour processing it also resolves 64 times more colour information than traditional 8-bit panels. For Rec709 standard dynamic range scenes the 1500nits brightness aids with outdoor shooting as does the upgraded power management system that will keep you shooting longer in the field. Of course you also get the professional 4K/HD ProRes/DNxHR Recording, Playback and Editing that has made Atomos famous. Shogun Flame and Ninja Flame will be shipping before the end of March.

The Flame series of monitor-recorders are equipped with the AtomHDR engine, utilising the power of the 1500nit panel in tandem with Atomos' patent pending image processing to resolve the brightness detail of Log camera signals with the color accuracy of 10 bit HDR images mastered in post production. This means that the usual complications of exposing Log signals on a washed out image (i.e. LUTs work for LOOK management, or the risk of loss of detail in monitoring complicated calibration card and 'rule of thumb' calculations) are eliminated. With AtomHDR you simply frame, expose, focus and shoot and all major camera makers log formats are supported - Sony, Canon, Panansonic, Arri, Red and JVC.

The monitor itself is a calibrated 7" 1920x1200 325ppi panel with upgraded 10-bit FRC, resolving 1.07 billion colours compared to the 16.7 million colours of traditional 8-bit panels. This all but eliminates the colour branding seen on traditional panels and in tandem with AtomHDR lets you see images as you would with your own eyes

For scenes that do not have the wide brightness variation required for HDR shooting, switch to traditional video mode (Rec709) and activate a Brightness slider that lets you take advantage of the impressive Daylight viewable 1500nits of brightness emanating from the Flame units. This adds huge versatility for the Flame series; if you have scenes that call for HDR then the AtomHDR engine can be activated; if don't require HDR support, switch to High Bright mode for outdoor monitoring hood free.

Shogun and Ninja Flame have a rugged built in armour ensuring it is battle-ready for the field and also now inherits the Atomos patented continuous power system pioneered on Atomos' HD range. The hot-swappable dual battery system automatically swaps to the second battery when power is low, allowing hot swapping to new fresh batteries. This coupled with Atomos' all new improved battery charger that is 3 times faster means power is always taken care of.

The addition of AtomHDR, the 1500nit brightness, 10-bit FRC and Continuous power genuinely positions the Flame Series as the best 7" Field Monitors in the world, but as we know with Atomos they are much more than monitors alone, featuring advanced recording, playback and editing capability as well. Both units record 4K/HD direct from the sensor to 10-bit 4:2:2 Apple ProRes or AVID DNxHR/DNxHD onto affordable yet reliable SSD's from the world's leading media brands. They also feature on the fly 3:2 and 2:2 pulldown removal and advanced recording features such as Timelapse & Pre-roll. Playback with controls is possible on screen or out to larger monitors and you can even use the built-in focus, framing and exposure tools to judge the shot and then start tagging to make decision making in Post faster and easier.

The Ninja Flame is a HDMI only model with all of the above features and ships with a host of accessories including a HPRC hard case, a snap-fast HDR sunhood, fast battery charger, control cable, 2 x NP-F750 4 cell batteries, USB 3 Docking Station, D-Tap Cable, 5 x Master Caddy Cases and a 12 V 3A AC-DC Power Adapter.

Features

Burn away the fog of Log

Camera Log (S-Log2, S-Log3, C-Log, V-Log etc) delivers maximum sensor detail in your recordings, but on monitors it looks washed out & makes judging exposure difficult. The compromise for filmmakers is to use LUT's to get the approximate "look" but sacrifice detail or use calibration cards, waveform & some “rule of thumb” figures to set exposure correct. AtomHDR is the solution, accurately displaying HDR Log footage with the brightness to see Log as the eye sees it. AtomHDR

 

Scenes ignite with 1500NITS of light

Not all scenes call for HDR Log recording. In situations that don't call for 10 stops of dynamic range, use the intensity of the 1500nit panel to monitor traditional Rec709 video at high brightness for outdoor monitoring.

Simply pick the right mode, HDR or High Bright, and get busy setting up your shot on the premium 7" display boasting 10-bit processing, 1920x1200 resolution, 325ppi pixel density, optional calibration to overcome natural LCD color drift and an arsenal of precision video setup tools for perfect shots every time.

 

Get more from your DSLR

Your recordings are instantly upgraded to the defacto standard for Hollywood, Indie & Broadcasters;

The perfect partner for DSLR and Mirrorless cameras with Log output over HDMI. From gimbal operators to Corporate to Indy filmmakers, your recordings are instantly upgraded to the defacto standard for Hollywood, Indie & Broadcasters (ProRes and DNxHR), ensuring you're not technically rejected in Post and letting you see the detail of your camera's Log on set with natural colors on the calibrated 7" AtomHDR High Bright monitor.

 

Affordable, reliable media

Atomos support affordable, readily available 2.5" computer storage SSD's from the world's most trusted media brands;

The combination of high capacity media with recording direct from the sensor means that the conventional 30min barrier imposed by many cameras can be bypassed.

 

Record professional 4K & HD

The Ninja Flame records higher resolution 10-bit color information, more precise yet efficient 4:2:2 color encoding;

Recording 4K and high frame rate HD within the camera might seem enough but unless you record with the right codec you're restricting flexibility in post and even run the risk of having your footage technically rejected. Along with the high pixel density of 4K, the Ninja Flame records higher resolution 10-bit color information, more precise yet efficient 4:2:2 color encoding and to visually lossless, edit-ready codecs like Apple ProRes or AVID DNxHR.

Now you're recording professionally, capturing full individual frames just like film and opening up more creativity in post and grading. Additionally, bypassing internal recording also bypasses the 30min recording barrier found on many DSLR cameras.

 

Simple OS, Sophisticated shots

The Flame Series is packed with an extensive suite of scopes, all 1-touch away and simple to use. The Video OS includes tools for focus, framing & exposure (Focus peaking, 2:1/1:1 zoom, Zebra, False Color, Safe Area, luma/RGB parade, vectorscope) along with a flexible 3D LUT implementation (use built-in LUTs or upload .cube files) and options for de-squeezing anamorphic content.

 

Continuos power is back, with super fast charging

Atomos' patented continuous power system pioneered on our HD products are back on the 4K range. The hot swappable dual battery system that automatically swaps to the second battery when power is low, coupled with the blazingly fast battery charger and dual 4-cell batteries (both included with the product) means that continuous power in the field is all but assured.

 

Advanced DSLR Audio Monitoring

Record audio as well as video externally on the Ninja Flame. Monitor up to 8ch of HDMI audio or 2ch analog line in on the dedicated audio meters, all locked frame accurate with adjustment for frame delay, gain adjustment and Mic level adjustment when using external microphones (3.5mm unbalanced input).

 

Advanced recording capability

Outside of 10-bit 4:2:2 ProRes/DNx, the Ninja Flame adds recording functionality not found in other recorders. Trigger start/stop recording over HDMI from select Canon, Sony, Panasonic, Nikon cameras. Convert interlace video from your camera to progressive on the fly with built-in 3:2 and 2:2 pulldown and gain advanced functionality like Pre-roll (continuous cache recording to never miss the action) and Time lapse to maximise your creativity.

Specifications

Additional Information

Specification

Weight

Without batteries & media: 620g / 21.9oz

With batteries & media: 1064g / 37.5oz

Dimensions (W x H x D mm): 214 x 127 x 45mm, 8.4 x 5 x 1.8”

Construction:

High quality lightweight ABS Polycarbonate for durability & portability

Built-in armor protection

 

Power

Operating power: 10 - 24W

Compatible batteries: NP series and supporting accessories

Input voltage (battery): 6.2V to 16.8V

Battery time (based on 7.4V):

5200mAh - up to 1.5hrs (monitor & record 4K)

7800mAh - up to 2.2hrs (monitor & record 4K)

DC In: 1 x DC in (6.2 - 16.8V)

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

 

Touchscreen

Size: 7.1”

Resolution: 1920 x 1200

PPI: 325

AtomHDR: Yes

Bit depth: 10-bit (8+2 FRC)

Brightness: 1500nit (+/- 10%)

Aspect ratio: 16:9 native

Color Gamut: REC709 HDTV

Look up table (LUT) support: 3D LUT (.cube le format)

Technology: SuperAtom IPS panel (capacitive touch), calibration to Rec.709 with optional Atomos Spyder

 

Video input/loop out

HDMI: 1 x HDMI (1.4b)

SDI: -

Signal: Uncompressed true 10-bit or 8-bit 422 (camera dependent)

 

Video output (play out)

HDMI         1 x HDMI (1.4b)

SDI         -

Signal: Uncompressed true 10-bit or 8-bit 422 (playback file dependent)

 

Supported loop out formats

HDMI to HDMI: 720p 50/60, 1080i 50/60, 1080p 24/25/30/50/60/120*, 2160p 24/25/30

SDI to SDI         -

 

Supported loop out formats

HDMI to SDI         -

SDI to HDMI         -

 

Supported formats (Record & Playback)

4K: 2160p 24/25/30

HD - high frame rate**: 1080p120*, 1080p60/50

HD**: 1080i60, 1080i50, 1080p30, 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080pSF24, 1080pSF25, 1080pSF30, 720p60, 720p50

4K UHD downscale for HD monitoring: Yes - loop-out & playback

Anamorphic de-squeeze: 2x, 1.5x, 1.33x, Panasonic 8:3

 

Realtime hardware encoding

4K - DCI RAW 4096x2160 to Supported cameras;

Sony FS700, FS7 Canon C300MKII, C500:         -

4K-UHD 3840x2160 8/10-bit 4:2:2 to: Apple ProRes HQ, 422, LT DNxHR HQX, HQ, SQ, LB

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

 

Onboard processing

Pulldown removal: 24/25/30pSF > 24/25/30p (2:2 pulldown) 60i > 24p (3:2 pulldown)

 

Audio in/out (48kHz PCM audio)

HDMI: 2 or 8ch 24-bit, camera dependent

SDI:         -

Audio: Line in / Mic in / Headphone out 2ch 48kHz 24-bit

 

Remote start/stop

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

SDI         -

Other: LANC control - Slave

 

Playback

Playlist: Yes

Genlock / LTC:         -

 

Playback

Pre-roll record: Yes (HD 8s, 4K 2s)

Custom timelapse: Yes

Meta data tagging: Yes (10 tags available)

Supported media (Approved List Only):

4K / HD (50/60/120p*) SSD 2.5”, HDD (7,200 up to 1080p60)

HD: SSD 2.5”, HDD (5,400 up to 1080p30)

Master caddy case: Master Caddy II (included) 75mm x 105mm x 12mm

Master caddy dock: 2.5” SATA to USB 2.0/3.0

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

XML support: FCPX XML native, FCP7 supported with conversion (Adobe compatible)

Accessories included: Ninja Flame unit, Custom red HPRC case, Control cable, 2x NP-F750 5200mAh batteries, Fast battery charger, SATA 3/2 to USB 3/2 HDD/SSD docking station, DC to D-Tap coiled cable, Master Caddy II x 5, 12V-3A AC adapter x 2 (Fast charger & DC power), HDR sunhood

Optional extras: Atomos HDMI cable, Spyder calibration

What's in the box

  • Ninja Flame
  • Custom red HPRC case
  • Control cable
  • 2x NP-F750 5200mAh batteries
  • Fast battery charger
  • SATA 3/2 to USB 3/2 HDD/SSD docking station
  • DC to D-Tap coiled cable
  • Master Caddy II x 5
  • 12V-3A AC adapter x 2 (Fast charger & DC power)
  • HDR sunhood

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