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Latest Arri Alexa PLUS Cameras Arrive at Decode

The Alexa PLUS is an upgrade to the Alexa which adds built in wireless remote control

London 3D specialist rental/sales house DECODE has taken delivery of two new ARRI ALEXA PLUS complete high end camera systems.

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Company MD, film and TV director Samuel Martin explained “As part of our ongoing expansion we are proud to add these exciting cameras to our growing 2D/3D rental stock.  This is Arri’s flagship camera, and the latest in a series of digital 35mm cameras.

Offering the new Alexa PLUS to our rental clients strengthens our market position. We will offer the Alexas alongside RED one, MX, and the soon to arrive RED EPIC M.

As well as customer rental we are very much looking forward to using them in some of our own 3D productions.”

The Alexa PLUS is an upgrade to the Alexa which adds built in wireless remote control, the Arri Lens Data System (LDS), additional monitor and power outlets, lens synchronisation for 3D, and built in position and motion sensors.

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Decode will offer a range of top lenses, including Arri Ultaprimes, Superspeeds and Cooke S4s.

The Alexas will also be offered with the new Decode D-REX 3D Mirror Rig for high end 3D work. The D-REX and D_RAPTOR 3D mirror rigs were launched recently at Cine Gear Expo in Hollywood, Los Angeles.

Mark Dollery, Arri’s Business Development Manager said “ We are very pleased to see our new cameras with Sam at Decode and look forward to viewing the results of the combined Alexas and the Decode D-REX 3D rig.”

D-REX is a large 3D rig for full size cameras such as Arri ALEXA, RED, fully loaded RED EPIC, and other large broadcast cameras. It’s the first UK designed and built rig for these cameras.

D-RAPTOR is a smaller rig for cameras such as the Sony EX3, Sony F3 and similar.

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DECODE

Founded by Film / TV Director Samuel Martin in 2004, DECODE is a London-based rental and sales specialist in high end 3D, HD and 4K equipment for the film and television industry.Investing heavily in 3D over the last two years, they have now developed their own brand 3D rigs and 3D tools for theatrical and TV production. The extensive range of equipment, maintained and tested to the highest standards, allow them to efficiently fulfil requests for most HD and 4K cameras and formats, HD and 35mm lenses, dollies and other accessories.They also offer 2D and 3D support, including logistics and implementation, to long term productions and feature films requiring assistance and advice during pre-production and production. Recent 3D Equipment Rental: Aston Martin 3D, Pantene Shampoo 3D, Street Dance Choreographer 3D, P&G 3D, Discovery Channel 3D.

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