AMIRA

The following compatible memory cards, data rates, and recording time information has been extracted from the ARRI AMIRA website and/or camera manual. All information is subject to change, and all data rates and recording times are approximate values. Bit rates and recording times will vary depending on the content being captured.

ARRI AMIRA Compatible Memory Cards

The following table shows all compatible memory cards for the ARRI AMIRA camera.

Make Type Size GB Notes
SanDisk Extreme
Pro
CFast
2.0
128 As of SUP 5.2 Model D are now supported
256
512 Requires SUP 5.2 or later – ARRI Edition
Angelbird AV PRO AR CFast 2.0 256 ARRI Edition

Discontinued

Make Type Size GB Notes
SanDisk Extreme
Pro
CFast
2.0
128 Model A/B
120 These cards will not allow recording  at max fps using ProRes 4444.
60
Lexar 3600x CFast
2.0
256 Requires SUP 3.0 or later
128 Requires SUP 3.0 or later

Notes
*¹ As of 14ᵗʰ June 2019 ARRI no longer recommend the use of the Lexar 26GB CFast x3600 card.

ARRI AMIRA Data Rates and Approximate Recording Times

The following table shows the approximate recording times of the ARRI AMIRA camera using various recording formats, memory card types and memory card sizes.

Codec Resolution Output
Resolution
Bit
Depth
Frame Rates
fps
Recording Time at 24fps [hh:mm:ss]
CFast 512GB CFast 256GB CFast 128GB
MPEG-2 422 16:9 HD 1920 x 1080 10 23.976 – 59.940 15:39:35 07:49:31 03:54:29
ProRes 422 LT 16:9 HD
&
S16 HD
1920 x 1080 10 0.75 – 200 11:45:00 05:52:29 02:56:14
422 08:10:53 04:05:26 02:02:43
422 HQ 05:27:19 02:43:39 01:21:49
4444 12 03:38:12 01:49:06 00:54:33
4444 XQ 02:25:28 01:12:44 00:36:22
422 LT 16:9 2K 2048 x 1152 10 0.75 – 200 10:19:37 05:09:48 02:34:53
422 07:11:27 03:35:43 01:47:51
422 HQ 04:47:41 02:23:50 01:11:55
4444 12 03:11:47 01:35:53 00:47:56
4444 XQ 0.75 – 120 02:07:51 01:03:55 00:31:57
422 LT 16:9 3.2K 3200 x 1800 10 0.75 – 60 04:13:48 02:06:53 01:03:26
422 02:56:43 01:28:21 00:44:10
422 HQ 01:57:50 00:58:55 00:29:27
4444 12 01:18:33 00:39:16 00:19:38
4444 XQ 0.75 – 30 00:52:22 00:26:11 00:13:05
422 LT 16:9 4K UHD 3839 x 2160 10 0.75 – 60 02:56:15 01:28:07 00:44:03
422 02:02:43 01:01:21 00:30:40
422 HQ 01:21:49 00:40:54 00:20:27
4444 12 00:54:33 00:27:16 00:13:38
4444 XQ 0.75 – 30 00:36:22 00:18:11 00:09:05
ARRIRAW 16:9 2.8K 2880 x 1620 12 0.75 – 48 00:48:16 00:24:08 00:12:04

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