Gemini 4:4:4 Rental

The Gemini 4:4:4 is a professional, high-definition video recorder that fits in the palm of your hand. Gemini 4:4:4 functions as a high-quality monitor, a recorder, and a playback device.

Key Features:

As a recorder, Gemini 4:4:4 records in the ultimate highest quality possible--uncompressed, which can easily be incorporated into virtually any workflow using your favorite CODEC. Gemini 4:4:4 records to specially certified and tested 1.8" solid-state hard drives

The Gemini 4:4:4 leads the industry as the smallest, lightest weight, lowest power uncompressed / ARRIRAW recorder. Unlike competitive products, Gemini 4:4:4 includes a built-in 5.0" LCD monitor, full raster (1920x1080) debayered ARRIRAW output & full support for ARRIRAW at 60 fps.

16:9 and 4:3 Support

While current production firmware (1.1.2) supports only 16:9, Convergent Design has announced support for 4:3 as well. This is included in the ARRIRAW Upgrade, and as a free firmware update for current users.

60 Frames/Sec

ARRIRAW Option for Gemini 4:4:4 records ARRIRAW in all frame rates up to 60p. Please note that this is the highest frame rates Gemini can capture from Alexa, as it records 120fps internally only.

No New Media or Hardware

When you upgrade your Gemini 4:4:4, it is only a firmware update that can be done anywhere once you have obtained your Activation Key. Also, there is no new media necessary for high data rate capture or likewise. Convergent Design SSD's work in all Gemini Series products.

SSD Record Capacity

FormatDataRate  (MB/Sec)512 GB (Mins)1024 GB (Mins)
1080p30: DNxHD-22028300600
1080p24 444: UNC1874488
1080p30 444: UNC2333672
1080p50 444: UNC3882142
1080p60 444: UNC4661836
2K RAW @ 30 fps78108216
2K RAW @ 60 fps15654108
ARRIRAW (16:9) @ 24fps16850100
ARRIRAW (16:9) @ 30fps2104182
ARRIRAW (16:9) @ 50fps3502448
ARRIRAW (16:9) @ 60fps4202040

Post Workflow

SoftwareImp/ExpFile TypeFunction and General Notes
After Effects
CS4
CS5
CS5.5
ImportNative Support· Check Playback
· Apply Color Correction
· Apply LUT
· Can be sent directly to Adobe Premier / Media Encoder
Export· After Effects Project
· Premier Pro Sequence
· Uncompressed Quicktime Movie
Media Encoder
CS5
CS5.5
Import· After Effects Project
· Premier Pro Sequence
·    Encode *This will be dependent of any Codec installed on your machine
Export· Uncompressed Quicktime Movie
· *Codec of Choice DNxHD, XDCAM, ProRes
Photoshop
CS4
CS5
CS5.5
ImportNative Support· Viewer (individual frames)
· Used to check a Single Frame
Export· DPX
· JPG, etc.
Premier Pro
CS4
CS5
CS5.5
ImportNative Support
· After Effects Project
· Premier Pro Sequence
· Uncompressed Quicktime Movie
· Be sure to select “Numbered Stills” Option….
· For optimal playback, import as After Effects Project or import as Premier Pro Project directly from After Effects.
ExportFinal Production(Deliverable File)

Workflow

Gemini 4:4:4 workflow chart

Arriraw Certified

ARRI Certified Quality

Gemini 4:4:4 is an ARRI Certified recorder. Therefore, the quality of .ari file you get from Gemini is exactly the same as the quality from any other ARRI Certified recorder. Gemini 4:4:4 also records uncompressed RGB 444 up to 60fps (DPX), and soon will capture DNxHD as well.
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