Atomos Ninja Blade comes with an inch-perfect simple design that makes it an easy-to-use model extremely reliable to its
functionality. It comes with a silky smooth, 5.1" Super-Atom IPS, a capacitive touch screen that responds in lightning speeds to gestures.
Blade is a smart option for production recording, monitoring and playing back deck and comes combined with a wide array of devices that gives it that extra
touch as a tool. These include capture cards, playback deck, external monitor and a cut edit suite for editing of recordings. The Atomos Ninja Blade has been
developed for use in different conditions with its tough and robust design and lightweight, making it easy for use in tight conditions.
Custom and Tough Design
The Atomos Ninja Blade is constructed using aluminum used for aircraft, and this makes it a light and
portable design as well as durable. Each removable part has a lock mechanism which enhances the sturdiness of the recorder. Weighing at just 380grams, the
Ninja Blade is the perfect option for shootings at home, on top of a mountain or in a studio. Thousands of hours have been invested in the design, development
and testing of every aspect of this recorder. Everything about the camera is Atomos brand from standard IP cores and HDMI/SDI interfaces. This ensures that
the Ninja Blade delivers in every aspect as defined.
Smart and Robust OS
The Atom OS5 used in the
Atomos Ninja Blade is as smart and robust as the
hardware itself. Important control features are a touch away enhancing the operation of the camera. Common video production functionalities such as
playback, monitoring, cut and tag editing are easily accessible, and the OS5 gives flexibility regarding operational enhancements. Users can record directly
from the Sensor using your lens irrespective of its type or age. The Ninja Blade supports different types of lenses, and this makes it an economical solution as
it will be applicable with future lenses that will breathe new life into it. The OS allows for the addition of common functions with traditional dedicated
devices such as signal testing and monitoring.
Low Power Consumption and Long Recording Time
Atomos Ninja Blade unbelievably just 6 watts
of power and this makes it five times more power effective than its closest ranking competitor. The model also comes with four different power options
including NP series battery, AC mains power, Continuous Power dual battery system and a DC power adapter which is used for large batteries. This makes the
Ninja Blade a great companion for field operations. You can also use this model to record up to 60 hours continuously using Avid 36 on a 1TB HDD. For
high-quality bit-rate such as Avid DNxHD and Apple ProRes formats, with a 500GB drive, you can achieve a continuous recording of up to 5 hours. The OS5 used is
intuitively designed to swap recording easily and conveniently. You can use, eject and even change drives including on Atomos brands from a recorder or edit
suite and play it via any monitor for reviewing.
Safe, Synced Record Trigger
For smooth production using external devices, it is important for recorders to
have synchronized capturing time-code and triggering record. The AtomOS Ninja Blade model gives users accurate time-code and starts/stop triggers when used
with other leading camera brands such as Sony, Canon, Nikon, Red, JVC and Panasonic. In the event of a catastrophic event, the OS5 is developed to detect
broken files within two frames and reconstruct them for immediate recovery. This ensures that you do not lose important moments from your recording.
Audio Recording and Monitoring
The camera comes with two channels of digital and audio record channels, a line out and
headphone jack to ensure that your audio needs are well taken care of the Ninja Blade makes sure that you never lose sync, or your audio does not drift through
frame-locking all audio including analog and digital.
Instant Shot Review
You can play back your shots any time, even on-set or after production using the
AtomOS monitor tools. The Ninja Blade also makes it possible for users to play Apple ProRes or DNxHD files anytime, anywhere. [Read More..]