Atomos Ninja 2 10-Bit HDMI DSLR Video Hard Disk Field Recorder - ATOMNJA003 (OPEN BOX)

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Item Description:
Capture Apple ProRes or AVID DNxHD from HDMI cameras direct to affordable SSD/HDD for long record times all at broadcast quality.




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Rrecord from any HDMI Device
Open up Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD post production quality recording to thousands of HDMI devices (cameras, projectors, phones, game consoles etc).

No More 30 min 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.

Record from the Sensor, Assassinate MPEG
Take your consumer camera to a truly Pro recording device. Avoid the internal MPEG compression and go from sub 30Mbps MPEG to 220Mbps ready to edit 10-bit 422 Apple ProRes HQ and Avid DNxHD 220.

Low Cost Media and 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.

Product Features:

  • ProRes Avid DNxHD: Post production quality recording on set with Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD for universal non-linear editing support on both Mac and PC.
  • 422 10-Bit: HD off the sensor in edit friendly 422 10-bit Apple ProRes. 422 for improved colour accuracy and 10-bit for the extended color depth demanded in post production.
  • SSD HDD: 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.
  • Start/Stop Trigger: Trigger record start/stop and record timecode direct from the camera over HDMI (select Canon, Sony and cameras with the Atomos protocol).
  • HDMI + Loop: The HDMI input and output allows you to connect and record from any HDMI device or loop out to larger monitors for client review.
  • Timecode: Synchronize with the camera's timecode for independent external recording.
  • Power: Our low power design (less than 7W) coupled with our patented Continuous Power dual battery system ensures you will never be without power in the field.
  • Audio: Monitor up to 2ch digital and 2ch analog audio all locked frame accurately, never drifting. Take a line in from a mixing desk and even manually adjust for delays from the camera.
  • Aluminum: 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).

Product Specifications:


  • Without batteries and HDD: 300g / 11oz (without batteries and HDD)
  • With batteries and HDD: 651g / 23oz (with batteries and HDD)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D mm): 115 x 87 x 41mm, 4.5 x 3.4 x 1.6"
  • Construction: Aircraft-grade Aluminum for durability and portability, Fan-less for silent operation


  • Operating power: 3.3W (monitoring only) / 6.0W (Rec, Mon, Play)
  • Compatible batteries: 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 5hrs, 5200mAh - up to 9hrs, 7800mAh - up to 14hrs
  • Continuous power Patent pending: Primary-secondary battery system, Change batteries without losing power, Loop batteries continuously
  • Power Station continuous power dual supply: Optional


  • Size: 4.3"
  • Resolution: 800 x 480
  • PPI: 220
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9 native / 4:3 Letterbox
  • Color standard: REC709 HDTV
  • Native frame rate playback: 48-60Hz
  • Technology: LCD (Resistive touch)

Video input/loop out

  • HDMI: 1 x HDMI (1.4)
  • Signal: Uncompressed 10/8bit 4:2:2 (camera dependent)

Video output (play out)

  • HDMI: 1 x HDMI (1.4)
  • Signal: 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

Video signal conversion

  • Supported formats (in/out): 4K
  • HD: 1080i60, 1080i59.94, 1080i50, 1080p30, 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98, 1080pSF23.98, 1080pSF24, 1080pSF25, 1080pSF30, 720p60, 720p59.94, 720p50, SD 480i, 576i

Realtime hardware encoding

  • 1920x1080 8/10-bit 4:2:2 to: Apple ProRes - HQ, 422, LT; Avid DNxHD - 220/220x, 145, 36

Onboard processing

  • Pulldown conversion: 50i from 25PSF greater than 25P (2:2 Pulldown), 60i from 30PSF greater than 30P (2:2 Pulldown), 60i from 24P greater than 24P (3:2 Pulldown), 60i from 23.98P greater than 23.98P (3:2 Pulldown)

Audio input (48kHz PCM audio)

  • Analog Line: 2ch 48kHz
  • HDMI: 2ch 48kHz

Audio output (48kHz PCM audio)

  • Analog Line: 2ch 48kHz
  • HDMI: 2ch 48kHz

Remote start/stop

  • HDMI: Auto HDMI Trigger, Supported Protocols - Canon, Sony, Atomos Open Standard


  • Supported media (Approved List Only): SSD 2.5", 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+
  • Accessories included: Main unit, Universal battery charger 110-240V, docking station and leads, 2 x master caddy cases, 1 x Atomos 2600mAh battery, Canon and Nikon adapter plates
  • Optional extras: 5 x Master caddy cases, Sunhood, D-Tap adapter, Carry cases, Connect H2S converter, Connect S2H converter, Powerstation
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