ARRI Announces SUP 7.0 Software Update for ALEXA Mini LF


Great news if you’re an ALEXA Mini LF cinema camera owner: ARRI has just announced the release of the latest ALEXA Mini LF camera software update, SUP 7.0. This update is the latest after the previous SUP 6.0.22 and extensive customer beta testing, and it offers a long list of requested features, such as Super 35 recording formats, recording large formats with lower data rates, and a variety of usability features.

The new Super 35 recording formats include the following:

  • 3.4K S35 3:2 — 3.4K up to 60 fps
  • 3.2K S35 16:9 — 3.2K up to 75 fps
  • 2.8K S35 4:3 — 2.8K up to 75 fps
  • 2.8K S35 16:9 — HD up to 100 fps

The large-format, low-data rate updates include the following:

  • 4.3K LF 16:9 — UHD up to 48 fps
  • 4.3K LF 16:9 — HD up to 75 fps

Other updated features include:

  • Expanded recording format names
  • Improved Magnification monitoring overlay
  • Support for the ARRI 1.7x Signature Zoom Extender
  • Expanded list of default framelines
  • Increased number of framelines
  • User setup file forward/backward compatibility
  • Camera Access Protocol (CAP) enhancements
  • Improved communication with LBUS devices
  • ECS improvements
  • Improved logfile exporting
  • Powerline Communication
  • System stability improvements

For assistance with updating your camera, or to inquire about purchasing an ARRI ALEXA Mini LF, contact The Studio at B&H, at (212) 502-6356 or email [email protected]. Be sure to grab the updates for your ALEXA Mini LF as soon as you can, to take advantage of all the feature enhancements from ARRI.

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