Atomos AO-ATOMNJB001 Ninja Blade 10-bit HDMI Field Recorder
Sharp, Bright Deep Colours just like your Phone and Tablet
The new Ninja Blade offers a stunning 1280 x 720 5” SuperAtom IPS touchscreen, at 325ppi 179-degree viewing, 400nit brightness and multi-frequency (48/50/60Hz) operation, you can expect crisp, super smooth monitoring and playback.
The capacitive touch panel gives lightning-quick response times and gesture capability. Controlling AtomOS 5.1 on Ninja Blade is silky smooth.
The Ninja Blade is the world’s most advanced smart production recorder, monitor and playback deck. Every part of its physical and operational design has been carefully crafted to deliver the ultimate in simple operation and mission critical reliability. The Blade combines multiple devices – external monitor, capture card, playback deck and cut edit suite – into a single affordable tool. It’s lightweight, tough and robust for operation in the field.
Real time monitoring with the SuperAtom 5” IPS 325ppi 1280x720 capacitive touchscreen. Monitoring functions at your fingertips including waveform, vectorscope, luma parade, RGB, focus peaking, zebra, false color & blue only.
RECORD FROM THE SENSOR, ASSASSINATE MPEG
Take your consumer camera to a truly Pro recording device. Avoid the internal MPEG compression & go from sub 30Mbps MPEG to 220Mbps ready to edit 10-bit 422 Apple ProRes HQ.
NO MORE 30MIN BARRIER!
Recording straight out from the sensor means no more 29.59 minute record limits on your internal recordings. Whether you’re filming a soccer match or birds in the wild there is no need to worry about your recording stopping at 29.59 minutes.
LOW COST MEDIA & LONG RECORD TIMES
Record to standard 2.5” HDDs and SSDs. A 1TB HDD gives you 10+ hours of Apple ProRes HQ. Buy your choice of media that is affordable, reliable and readily available.
Monitor & Record from your Camera, Mac and PC
Open up Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD post production quality to thousands of devices (cameras, projectors, tablets, phones, game consoles, medical and industrial equipment).
The AtomOS operating system is intuitive, easy to use and always two or fewer touches away from your function.
HD off the sensor in edit friendly 422 10-bit Apple ProRes. 422 for improved colour accuracy & 10-bit for the extended color depth demanded in post production.
We support affordable, readily available HDD or SSD. HDD is the most affordable option, perfect for most situations. For vibration sensitive shoots SSD is supported.
Trigger record start/stop & record timecode direct from the camera over HDMI (select Canon, Sony and cameras with the Atomos protocol).
You get more than expected with Atomos. Included in the price is a rugged carry case, battery, charger, AC adapter, HDD/SSD caddy & dock, and Canon & Nikon adapter.
Synchronize with the camera’s timecode for independent external recording.
Our low power design (<7W) coupled with our patented Continuous Power dual battery system ensures you will never be without power in the field.
Monitor up to 2ch digital and 2ch analog audio all locked frame accurately, never drifting. Take a line in from a mixing desk & even manually adjust for delays from the camera.
Our products are ready for the field with aircraft grade Aluminum, locking mechanisms on removable parts, low weight and wide operating temperature
(-30 to +45 C).
Use the optional Spyder to calibrate to SMPTE Rec 709 & D65 whitepoint or Canon C-Log. Normally reserved for more expensive monitors, never has it been easier to get one click calibration.
Without batteries & HDD
311g / 11oz (without batteries & HDD)
With batteries & HDD
662g / 23oz (with batteries & HDD)
Dimensions (W x H x D mm)
136 x 87 x 48mm, 5.4 x 3.4 x 1.9”
Aircraft-grade Aluminum for durability & portability
Fan-less for silent operation
3.3W (monitoring only) / 6.8W (Rec, Mon, Play)
NP series, D-Tap and supporting accessories (Nikon EN-EL15, Canon EL6)
Input voltage (battery)
6.2V to 16.8V
Battery time (based on 7.4V)
2600mAh - up to 4hrs
5200mAh - up to 8hrs
7800mAh - up to 12hrs
Continuous power* Patent pending
Primary-secondary battery system
Change batteries without losing power
Loop batteries continuously
Power Station continuous power dual supply
1280 x 720
16:9 native / 4:3 Letterbox
Native frame rate playback
SuperAtom IPS panel (capacitive touch), calibratable to REC709 with optional Atomos Spyder
Video input/loop out
1 x HDMI (1.4)
Uncompressed 10/8bit 4:2:2 (camera dependent)
Video output (play out)
1 x HDMI (1.4)
Uncompressed 10/8bit 4:2:2 (Playback file dependent)
Supported loop out formats
HDMI to HDMI
1280 x 720p 50
1920 x 1080i 50/60
1920 x 1080p 24/25/30
SDI to SDI
Video signal conversion
HDMI to SDI
SDI to HDMI
Supported formats (in/out)
HD - high frame rate
1080i60, 1080i59.94, 1080i50, 1080p30, 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98, 1080pSF23.98, 1080pSF24, 1080pSF25, 1080pSF30, 720p60, 720p59.94, 720p50, SD 480i, 576i
Realtime hardware encoding
4K-UHD 3840x2160 8/10-bit 4:2:2 to
1920x1080 8/10-bit 4:2:2 to
50i from 25PSF > 25P (2:2 Pulldown)
60i from 30PSF > 30P (2:2 Pulldown)
60i from 24P > 24P (3:2 Pulldown)
60i from 23.98P > 23.98P (3:2 Pulldown)
Audio input (48kHz PCM audio)
Audio output (48kHz PCM audio)
Balanced Line (XLR)
Auto HDMI Trigger
Supported Protocols - Canon, Sony, Atomos Open Standard
LANC control – Slave
(Approved List Only)
HDD (5400 to 7200rpm)
Master caddy case
Master Caddy 1 (included)
75mm x 105mm x 12mm
Master caddy dock
2.5” SATA to USB 2.0/3.0
Supported Applications FCPX/FCP7+ / Media Composer 5.0+ / Premiere 5.5+
EDIUS 6.0+ / Vegas Pro 10+ / Lightworks / Autodesk Smoke 2015+
Main unit, Universal battery charger 110-240V, AC adapter & car charger, docking station & leads, 2 x master caddy cases, 1 x Atomos 2600mAh battery, Rugged carry case, Canon & Nikon adapter plates
5 x Master caddy cases, Sunhood, D-Tap adapter, Carry cases, Connect H2S converter, Connect S2H converter, Powerstation