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  • Portable HDMI Recorder-monitor
  • For Filmmakers
  • Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD
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  • Portable HDMI Recorder-monitor
  • For Filmmakers
  • Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD
  • 5" Touchscreen
  • Camera-mounted recorder, monitor, WFM and deck for HDMI cameras
  • Online or Offline, Master or Back-up: 10-bit 4:2:2, 220Mbps, 2.5" HDD or SSD:
  • Professional media production is all about balancing quality, cost and time
  • Redefine the digital recording workflow to maintain the highest recording quality, minimize the time taken to move video from camera to computer and lower the cost of production using affordable, high capacity, high speed media
  • The Ninja Blade takes any uncompressed HD or SD source and encodes it in real-time to 10-bit, 4:2:2 Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD at up to 220Mbps
  • Both are class-leading codecs for production, broadcasting, editing and post-production
  • Because we are portable, we can record from the ultimate image source, the sensor of the camera
  • The Ninja Blade always records in 10-bit, even from an 8-bit source
  • We add color registries for incorporating higher bit-depth graphics from CG, animation and special effects This avoids banding and makes editing and grading, in fact any precision effect, more accurate
  • 1280x720 SuperAtom IPS screen: Waveform Monitor, Focus Peaking, Zebra and more:
  • At 325 dpi and 1 million pixels (1280x720) the Ninja Blade's 5" SuperAtom IPS Panel delivers amazing resolution, super accurate colours and super deep blacks
  • The Ninja Blade is the first truly professional monitor that records, offering full waveform functionality, including vectorscope, in addition to focus peaking, zebra, false colour and blue-only monitoring tools
  • Any or HD-SDI or HDMI source: DSLRs, Decks, Switchers, PC, Mac, iPad & iPhone:
  • Ninja Blade has HDMI In as standard and can accept HD/SD-SDI input with the addition of a Connect S2H or Connect-AC H2S
  • Nikon/Sony/Panasonic/Canon/RED/ARRI/JVC/GoPro: Whether you're a Hollywood DoP needing a high quality review and tagging tool from an ARRI, RED, Canon or Sony camera, or an independent filmmaker using a Nikon DSLR for end-to-end digital production, the Ninja Blade makes all types of production faster, betterand easier, and at very little cost
  • Pristine Playback & Playout: SmartLog - Just Mark & Tag:
  • Use your Ninja Blade's screen to navigate through and review your footage, to mark in and out points and input XML tags
  • Instantly show your material to production colleagues, clients or talent, and check each shot in detail, during or after the shoot - logging their suggestions without leaving the set
  • Review and log an entire day's shoot on-set, or while travelling, with high-quality playback and comprehensive clip logging & navigation controls
  • Just touch "Play" on the Ninja Blade screen and view your full HD recordings, with up to of 10 hours playback and editing on one battery charge (and don't forget our patent-pending Continuous Power for unlimited operation in the field)
  • Instant editing on MAC or PC:
  • The Ninja Blade seamlessly migrates your productions to the efficient and cost-effective world of file-based workflows
  • By recording directly to a production-quality, edit-friendly format, it bypasses the codec in the camera and eliminates time-consuming capture and conversion
  • Ninja Blade's tight integration with Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD means recorded footage is instantly and natively editable in Final Cut, Media Composer, Premiere Pro, EDIUS, Vegas, Autodesk Smoke and Lightworks
  • Specifications: Ninja Blade Main Unit
  • General:
  • Weight: 310g / 11oz (without batteries & HDD), 595g / 21oz (with batteries & HDD)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 140 x 87 x 41mm (without batteries)
  • Construction: Aircraft-grade aluminium for durability + portability. Fanless for silent operation
  • Operating Power: 3.3W (Monitoring Only) / 6.8W (Rec, Mon & Play)
  • Batteries: All 7.4v:
  • 7.2V-14.4V Battery System Compatible: 2600mAh - Up to 4hrs
  • NP Series: 5200mAh - Up to 8hrs
  • D-Tap: 7800mAh - Up to 12hrs
  • Supporting accessories: AC Power via Adapter plate (option); D-Tap Adapter (cables sold separately)
  • Continuous Power:
  • Primary-Secondary battery system
  • Change batteries without losing power
  • Loop batteries continuously
  • Touchscreen:
  • Size: 5" diagonal. Resolution: 1280x720
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 native / 4:3 Letterbox. REC 709 HDTV Colour Specification
  • Native Frame Rate Playback (48-60Hz)
  • SuperAtom IPS (in-Plane Switching) panel
  • Video Input:
  • HDMI x 1
  • Uncompressed 10/8-bit 4:2:2
  • Simultaneously displayed on internal 5? Ninja screen
  • HDMI x 1 (HD/SD-SDI x 1 with optional S2H Connect SDI -> HDMI converter)
  • HDMI v1.4
  • SMPTE 259/292/296
  • BNC
  • Video Output:
  • HDMI x 1
  • Uncompressed 10/8-bit 4:2:2
  • Simultaneously displayed on internal 5? Ninja screen
  • HDMI x 1 (HD/SD-SDI x 1 with optional H2S Connect HDMI -> SDI converter)
  • HDMI v1.4
  • SMPTE 259/292/296
  • BNC
  • 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 - 220Mbps, 422 - 150Mbps, LT - 100Mbps
  • Avid DNxHD (Online activation required): Avid DNxHD-220/220x - 220Mbps (8/10-bit), Avid DNxHD-145 - 145 Mbps (8-bit), Avid DnxHD-36 - 36 Mbps (8-bit)
  • Onboard Processing (Auto detect pulldown cadence and remove):
  • 25pSF (50i) > 25p
  • 30pSF (60i) > 30p
  • 24p (3:2-60i) > 24p
  • 23.98p (3:2-59.94i) > 23.98p
  • Audio input: 48kHZ PCM audio:
  • HDMI 2 Channels + 2 analogue channels with gain controls
  • Audio output: 48kHZ PCM audio:
  • HDMI 2 Channels + headphone for onboard review (Select any pair of channels)
  • Remote Start and Stop:
  • Via HDMI trigger / Via HDMI timecode / Via LANC controller & LANC camera
  • Master Caddy Case for HDD or SSD: 2.5" SSD or HDD minimum 5400rpm to 10,000rpm standard 9.5mm height:
  • 75mm x 105mm x 12mm
  • For recommended drives visit:
  • Master Caddy Dock:
  • 2.5" internal drive SATA to USB 2.0/3.0 including USB cable
  • Supported Applications:
  • FCPX/FCP7+ / Media Composer 5.0+ / Premiere 5.5+
  • EDIUS 6.0+ / Vegas Pro 10+ / Lightworks

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  • Ninja Field Recorder
  • NP Series-Compatible Battery
  • Battery Charger 110-240V
  • AC Adaptor
  • D-Tap Adaptor
  • 2 X Master Caddy Cases
  • 2.5" HDD/SSD Docking
  • Station USB 2/3

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