Codex Digital announced full support for the new ARRI Alexa Studio. The combination of the Alexa Studio, with its 4:3 sensor and optical viewfinder, and the Codex Onboard Recorder, is already proving to be a popular choice for feature films. The combination is currently being used on films such as Skyfall (Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC) and The Lone Ranger (Bojan Bozelli, ASC).
Codex ARRIRAW Plus and the Codex Onboard recorders can record up to 48 frames per second of ARRIRAW from the Alexa Studio in 4:3 mode, using Codex’ new high speed data packs. In 16:9 mode, it is possible to record up to 60 frames per second using regular Codex data packs, as is currently done with the Alexa and Alexa Plus.
Codex Digital has also released a new build for the Codex Transfer Station for Mac OS X. The build is required when using Codex equipment employed in tandem with the ARRI Alexa Studio camera.