Atomos Samurai Blade Technical Specifications

Light Weight 12oz (without batteries & HDD)
22oz (with batteries & HDD)
(without batteries)
140mm (W) x 87mm (H) x 41mm (D)
Construction Aircraft grade aluminium for durability + portability. Fanless for silent operation.
Operating Power 3.3W (Monitoring Only) / 6.8W (Rec, Mon & Play)
7.2V-14.4V Battery System Compatible any source
NP Series D-Tap and supporting accessories
All 7.4v
1. 2600mAh - Up to 4hrs
2. 5200mAh - Up to 8hrs
3. 7800mAh - Up to 12hrs
4. AC Adaptor via adaptor plate (included)
5. D-Tap Adaptor (included - cables sold separately)
Continuous Power
*Patent Pending
Primary-Secondary battery system.
Change batteries without losing power.
Loop batteries continuously.
Touchscreen Size:5” diagonal. Resolution: 1280x720.
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 native/4:3 Letterbox. Rec.709 HDTV Colour Specification
Native Frame Rate Playback (24-60Hz)
SuperAtom IPS (in-Plane Switching) panel
Video Input
Uncompressed 10/8-bit 4:2:2
Simultaneously displayed on internal 5” Samurai screen
HD/SD-SDI x 1 (HDMI x 1 with optional H2S Connect HDMI -> SDI converter) SDI SMPTE 259/292/296HDMI v1.4
Video Output
Uncompressed 10/8-bit 4:2:2
Simultaneously displayed on internal 5” Samurai screen
Mini BNC to BNC cables provided
HD/SD-SDI x 1(HDMI x 1 with optional S2H Connect SDI > HDMI converter) SDI SMPTE 259/292/296 BNCHDMI v1.4
Supported Formats (In/Out) HD 1080i60, 1080i59.94, 1080i50, 1080p30, 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98, 1080pSF23.98, 1080pSF24, 1080pSF25, 1080pSF29.97, 720p60, 720p59.94, 720p50, SD 486i59.94, 576i50
Realtime Hardware Encoding
1920x1080 8/10-bit 4:2:2 to:
ProRes HQ - 220Mbps
422 - 150Mbps
LT - 100Mbps
Avid DNxHD Avid DNxHD-220/220x - 220Mbps (8/10-bit)
Avid DNxHD-185/185x - 185Mps (8/10-bit)
Avid DNxHD-145 - 145 Mbps (8-bit)
Avid DNxHD-36 - 36 Mbps (proxy)
Audio input SDI 12 channels + 2 analog channels 2 Vpeak with gain controls
Waveform & Monitor Assist Function WFM Luma/RGB Parade with size, dynamic range & opacity controls.Monitor Assist: Focus Peaking - Color/B&W/Outline, Zebra (0-100%), False Color, Blue Only & Grid Lines (Centre, Active Safe, Title Safe, 4:3)
Audio Output SDI 12 channels + headphone/line-out 2 Vpeak for onboard review. (Select any pair of channels)
Remote Start and StopVia StopVia SDI trigger / Via SDI timecode / Via LANC controllerSamurai
Master Caddy and Accessories
Master Caddy Case
for HDD or SSD
2.5” SSD or HDD minimum 5400rpm to 10,000rpm Standard 9.5mm height
Master Caddy Dock 2.5” internal drive SATA to USB2.0/3.0 including USB cable
Accessories included • Universal Battery Charger 110-240V
• AC Adaptor & Car Charger
• Master Caddy
• 2 x Master Caddy Cases
• 1 x Atomos 2600mAh battery
• D-Tap AdaptorOptional
Optional extras • 5 x Master Caddy Cases
• Carry Case
• Replacement Foam
• Connect H2S converter
• Connect S2H converter
• Sun Hood
• Canon®/Nikon® battery platesLast