HD video assist for Arricam LT - Indieassist

New build HD video assist for Arricam LT, modern outputs.

IndieAssist mounts directly on the fixing position of the original Arricam LT assist.
With the same dimensions, but with nowadays HD quality and modern outputs,
with global shutter / HDSDI / 12 stops DR

The Indie Assist unit can be set to 4:3 when shooting in 4perf mode
or to 16:9 when shooting in 3 or 2 perf.
This is set internally and can be changed by a technician when changing movement.
Indieassist has no desqueeze option build in, main reason is that most monitors on-set have the de-squeeze option build in anyway. Also onscreen information is not realised yet, this will be done at a later stage.

Technical specifications:

SENSOR Size 1/1.2”
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Readout Progressive
Shutter Global
Pixel Size 5.86
Sensitivity ISO 100-960
GENLOCK Trilevel Sync Master / slave switchable
MODES YUV 4:2:2, 10 bit 1080p23.97 / 1080p24 / 1080p25 / 1080p30
INTERFACES 3G-HDSDI 2x HDBNC
Genlock-In HDBNC
Power + RS-485 Hirose
SYSTEM FEATURES White Balance Auto / manual
Colour Space YUV REC 709
Auto-Control AGC
Auto white balance
POWER Voltage 6 - 36 V DC

Consumption 3.5 W

indieASSIST is a HD video assist system for ARRICAM-LT film cameras. With a sensor of
1920 x 1080 pixels, the resolution of the video assist is noticeable higher than of
conventional systems. This results in exceptional image quality.
The system works internally with 14 bit pixel depth and outputs HDSDI 4:2:2 10 bit. It
facilitates better judgment of the scene including focus and actors with high visible detail
in shadow and highlight areas.
indieASSIST provides a superior image for the director and cinematographer on set,
allowing them to judge each take while shooting a film. The high resolution preview
images show true colours and sharp, high contrast images.
The video assist system can output both 16:9 and 4:3 images with only one internal lens. Other
features are various white balance presets, automatic or manual exposure control,
flicker free operation and a simple user interface.

Focuspulling from the video image is possible, bear in mind that Indieassist is an assisting tool.
It is not the final image, that is recorded on 35mm film stock.


Indieassist manual for Arricam LT

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