The following compatible memory cards, data rates, and recording time information has been extracted from the ARRI ALEXA 65 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 ALEXA 65 Compatible Memory Cards

The following table shows all compatible memory cards for the ARRI ALEXA 65 camera.

Make Type Size GB Notes
CODEX  SXR Capture Drive CDX-37019 1 TB SXR Capture Drive Docks require the Codex Production Suite to read SXR Capture Drives.
Requires the SXR Capture Drive Adapter (KB.0008429)
CDX-37021 2 TB


Make Type Size GB Notes
CODEX  XR Capture Drive CDX-3730 512 XR Capture Drive Docks require the Codex Production Suite to read XR Capture Drives.
Requires the  XR Capture Drive adapter (K2.0008430)

ARRI ALEXA 65 Data Rates and Approximate Recording Times

Codec Frame Rates
fps (Using SXR Capture Drive 2TB)
Resolution Output
Recording Time at 24fps [hh:mm:ss]
SXR Capture Drive 2TB XR Capture Drive 512GB
ARRIRAW 20 – 60 16:9 5.1K 5120 x 2880 01:00:13 00:14:59
4K UHD 3840 x 2160 01:47:00 00:26:41
3:2 4.3K 4320 x 2880 01:11:23 00:17:47
LF Open Gate 4.5K 4448 x 3096 01:03:49 00:15:54
Open Gate 6.5K 6560 x 3100 00:43:38 00:10:51

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