Atomos Ninja HDR Monitor/Recorder

£499.00 Ex VAT



The Ninja is a lightweight, tough, and reliable device with a clean and modern interface. It is compatible with a wide range of HDMI-output cameras and can record up to 4Kp60 in various high-quality codecs, including the newly added H.265 (HEVC) and Apple ProRes RAW. The latest AtomOS 11 update improves memory management, responsiveness, and introduces new features. Users can also share their screen with other Atomos Connect devices wirelessly using the Atomos RemoteView feature. The Ninja also offers advanced monitoring tools and an expansion port for SDI connectivity and NDI workflows.

The Atomos Ninja is a 5-inch monitor recorder that can capture high-quality footage in various formats, including ProRes, ProRes RAW, and Avid DNx. It features a new user interface, AtomOS 11, which brings advanced monitoring and recording features like RecordAssist, PlayBackAssist, and more. With the addition of the Atomos Connect module, users can access cloud workflows and connect with other devices wirelessly. The Ninja is compatible with a wide range of cameras and offers features like focus peaking, zoom, vectorscopes, and AtomHDR processing engine. It is a versatile and compact tool that can unlock the full potential of any camera.

Screen Size: 5 Inch
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Inputs: HDMI
Outputs: HDMI
Recording: Yes
1x Atomos Ninja HDR Monitor/Recorder
1x Master Caddy 3
1x Battery Eliminator
1x USB C to PD cable locking 2M*
Quick Start Guide
* Works with standard USB-C power supply (min 60W)

About The Atomos Ninja HDR Monitor/Recorder
AtomOS 11.04.01 Firmware Update available HERE

New Features & Improvements:

Resolved a signal locking issue with HDMI RAW outputs from Canon cameras
Resolved an issue that caused artifacts to appear in 8K ProRes RAW recordings from a Fujifilm GFX100 II
More info on bug fixes and improvements listed in Release Notes

Ninja is a 5-inch lightweight, compact camera-mounted 10-bit HDR monitor recorder up to 4Kp60 in ProRes, ProRes RAW, Avid DNx, H.265 codec amplifying on monitoring features and connected capabilities.

Built with the AtomIC chipset and a new user interface AtomOS 11 that optimizes its memory management, Ninja sets a new standard in creativity for any kind of creator. AtomOS 11 brings to creators a host of great new and advanced monitoring and recording features like RecordAssist, PlayBackAssist, SegmentPro, ELZone, Arri False colour.

Add the Atomos Connect module to Ninja to share what’s on your Atomos screen with other connect related devices, iPads, Macs and Apple TV wiresly in the same premises or anywhere in the world in Atomos RemoteView. Make Ninja even more versatile in combination with Atomos Connect to access to cloud workflows like C2C, Atomos Edit and Atomos RemoteView via Atomos Cloud Studio. Connect also features 12G-SDI, AirGlu wireless timecode and control, Wi-Fi 6, and NDI. Atomos’ close partnerships with major camera manufacturers ensure that Ninja works flawlessly with an increasing range of DSLR and mirrorless cameras.

Capture your vision with the Ninja

Ninja brings your creativity to life in every project, from cinematic to social media, HDR and SDR. It pairs flawlessly with a huge range of HDMI-equipped cameras, from professional cinema to mirrorless.

Record like a Ninja

Ninja is the ultimate field monitor for on-the-go film and video creators who value high quality industry standard codecs like ProRes and ProRes RAW. The Ninja’s state-of-the-art screen maintains clarity and colour in the brightest of conditions and displays bright, clear HDR images for on-set or on-location monitoring

Compact monitor-recorder made perfect

The Atomos Ninja features a stunningly bright 5.2-inch 10-bit HDR monitor with 1000nits brightness. Sleek and durable, the aluminium body weighs just 360g and is only 25mm deep for easy mounting on any rig.

New AtomOS, New Look, New Possibilities

Introducing a new version of our operating system, AtomOS 11. Built uniquely for the new Ninja, it not only looks amazing, but introduces a host of great new features.

Atomos have made the tools more visible and improved the look of the icons so you know exactly what you’re selecting. It’s easier to use, more logical and feels more professional.

Endless features with OS11

The Ninja offers a huge range of features that can enhance your workflow, including AtomOS Monitor Assist features like Focus Peaking, Zoom, Vectorscopes & Atomos and ARRI False Colour, EL Zone colourized exposure through to Safe Areas, Cine Guides and our AtomHDR processing engine that allows realtime Log>PQ/HLG previewing and more.

Unlock the full potential of your camera with Ninja

Ninja’s wide range of codecs makes it compatible with all major editing software packages. Virtually any HDMI or SDI source is supported, including cameras from Nikon, FujiFilm, Canon, Panasonic, Sony, Z-Cam, Sigma, Olympus, RED and ARRI.

Ninja & ProRes RAW

Over 55 cameras which now support RAW recording over HDMI on the Ninja and this list is still growing. Apple ProRes RAW combines the visual and workflow benefits of RAW video with the incredible real-time performance of ProRes. It gives filmmakers enormous latitude to adjust look of their images, making it ideal for HDR workflows. The new Apple ProRes RAW plug-in adds camera-specific characteristics to the mix.

Ninja owners can now record RAW over SDI with compatible cameras using the Atomos Connect module.

These new features make the Ninja even more versatile, providing professional I/O options for a multitude of cameras – from entry level mirrorless cameras through to the latest compact cinema and high-end professional cameras.

Ninja & Atomos Connect module

Add an Atomos Connect module to the Ninja to access to cloud workflows like C2C, Atomos Edit and Atomos RemoteView via Atomos Cloud Studio. Connect also features 12G-SDI, AirGlu wireless timecode and control, Wi-Fi 6 and GigE Ethernet

Access to Atomos RemoteView with a subscription to Atomos Cloud Services, using Atomos Credits for a simple ‘pay as you go service’. Atomos RemoteView is a unique new service that lets you share what’s on your Atomos screen with other Atomos users, as well as with iPads, Macs and Apple TVs wirelessly. You can monitor what’s happening on-set and look through the camera taking the shot. What’s more, you can do this remotely from anywhere in the world. It’s a new degree of creative freedom for filmmakers.

NDI with Atomos Connect

NDI is a way to send video over ordinary networks (including Wi-Fi and Mobile) in high quality but with remarkably low bandwidth requirements. It’s increasingly used in live production, and now your Ninja can take part in an NDI network. The NDI TX option turns your Connect-enabled Ninja into an NDI source, visible to all other NDI compatible devices on the local network.

Record 4K HDR gaming

Ninja is a stand-alone system for 4k UHD, HDR and high frame rate capture that eliminates expensive, complicated and unreliable PC setups. Ninja enables simple recording, monitoring and instant review. Capture every detail in HDR and automatically include all the correct HDR flags ready for upload to YouTube. Ideal for games development testing, pre-release capture sessions or just to show off your skills!

Physical Specifications:
Dimensions (W x H x D mm) 151 x 91.5 x 31mm
Weight 360g / 12.7oz
Rack height
Mount points 1 x anti-rotation 1/4-inch / 3/8-inch top and bottom
VESA mount
Rack mount
Dual display
Dual recorder
Ambient operating temperature Up to 40 degrees Celsius
Storage temperature
Relative humidity
Construction & Control:
Body Aluminium with ABS plastic
Cooling Actively controlled fan and heat sink
Tally light Rear and front
Control buttons
Multi-function button Power / lock screen
AtomXpansion slot Yes
Master control unit (MCU)
Input voltage 6.2V to 16.8V
Operating power 5.8-7.2v (Battery) or min 30W via USB C PD cable
Compatible batteries NPF L series
Built in battery No
Battery voltage
Battery run time Record 5200mAh – up to 2hrs (monitor & record 4K 60p)
7800mAh – up to 3hrs (monitor & record 4K 60p)
Battery run time Monitor Only
Continuous power
DC in connector Via DC jack on battery eliminator
DTAP Via battery eliminator and optional DTap to DC cable
DC out
Touchscreen SuperAtom IPS panel (capacitive touch)
Size 5.2-inch
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Viewing angle
Screen coating
PPI 427
Bit depth 10-bit (8+2 FRC)
Backlight Type Edge lit
Brightness (cdm2 / Nits) 1000
Black Level (cdm2 / Nits)
Black Level (cdm2 / Nits)
Aspect ratio 16:09
De-interlace mode
Colour Gamut Rec.709
Calibration support Atomos Calibrator with Calibrite ColourChecker Display Pro & ColourChecker Display Plus
Colour Pipeline:
Gamma Sony SLog / SLog2 / SLog3, Canon CLog / CLog2 / Clog3, Arri Log CEI160 / LogCEI200 / LogCEI250 / LogCEI320 / LogCEI400 / LogCEI500 / LogCEI640 / LogCEI800 / LogCEI1000 / LogCEI1280 / LogCEI1600, Panasonic Vlog, JVC JLog1, Red LogFilm / Log3G10 / Log3G12, FujiFilm Flog, PQ (HDR10), HLG, Nikon N-Log
Gamut Bt2020, DCI P3, PDCI p3 65
Sony SGamut / SGamut3 / SGamut3.cine /
Canon Cinema / DCI P3 / DCI P3+ / BT2020
Panasonic V Gamut
Arri Alexa Wide Gamut
Red DragonColour / DragonColour2 / RedColour2 / RedColour3 / RedColour4 / RedWideGamut
3D LU+A76T Display .Cube Format
3D LUT Down Stream Loop out
3DLUT 50/50 Yes
Monitoring Modes Native / HLG / PQ / 3D LUT
HDR output Conversion Log / HDR to HLG / PQ / Dolby Vision
Video Input:
HDMI 1 x HDMI (2.0) 4Kp60
HDMI RAW Apples ProRes RAW up to 6K with compatible cameras
SDI Optional Via Atomos Connect module
SDI RAW Optional Via Atomos Connect module
RJ45 / Network
Bit Depth 8/10-bit video / RAW up to 16-bit
Video Chroma Subsampling 4:2:2
HDCP copy protection Not supported
HDMI RAW – white balance, exposure index, shutter speed/angle, Iris F stop, ISO, gamma, gamut
External input
Closed captioning
Video Output:
HDMI 1 x HDMI (2.0) 4Kp60
RJ45 / GigE Optional Via Atomos Connect module
Wi-Fi 6 Optional Via Atomos Connect module
Video Chroma Subsampling 4:2:2
Bit Depth 10-bit video
Web Streaming:
USB UVC Optional Via Atomos Nexus 4K or AtomX Cast
RJ45 / GigE Optional Via Atomos Connect module
RTMP / S Optional Via Atomos Connect module
Video Signal Conversion:
HDMI to SDI Optional Via Atomos Connect module
SDI to HDMI Optional Via Atomos Connect module
Audio In/Out:
Audio Quality 24/48kHz
Audio Codec PCM
HDMI 8ch 24-bit, input dependent
SDI 12ch 24-bit, input dependent
Analogue Audio in 3.5mm 2ch.
Headphone out 3.5mm 2ch.
Audio input delay User definable from menu
Timecode / Sync / Control:
Embedded HDMI and SDI
Time of day Yes, Time and Date
LTC Optional Via Atomos Connect module
Genlock Optional Via Atomos Connect module
Wireless AirGlu RF Server and Client Optional Via Atomos Connect module
Wireless AirGlu BT Server Optional Via Atomos Connect module
Resolution & Frame Rates (Record, Monitor & Playback):
Supported base resolution & FPS
6K RAW Only up to 30p via HDMI
4K DCI 23.98/24/25/29.9/30/50/59.94/60p
4K UHD 23.98/24/25/29.9/30/50/59.94/60p
2K DCI 2046 x 1080 Optional via AtomX SDI module
Anamorphic 3.5k: RAW up to 60p (from supported cameras only)
FHD 1920 x 1080 Progressive 23.98/24/25/29.9/30/50/59.94/60/100/120p
FHD 1920 x 1080 PsF converted to P and looped out PsF
FHD 1920 x 1080 Interlaced 23.98/24/25/29.9/30/50/59.94/60i
1280 x 720p 50/59.94/60p
Recording CODEC:
Apple ProRes Raw ProRes RAW, HQ
Apple ProRes LT, 422, 422HQ
Avid DNxHD DNxHD 220x,220,145,36
H.265 LQ,MQ,HQ,XQ in 8/10Bit, 4 2 2 and 4 2 0
Playlist Yes, Create customer play lists from full or sub clips
Loop Yes, with user customisable in / out markers
Apple ProRes Raw Yes, recorded clips
Apple ProRes Yes, with Linear PCM audio
Avid DNx Yes, with Linear PCM audio
H.265 Yes
Recording functions:
Pre-roll record Yes (HD 8s, 4K 2s) – Not available in RAW
ISO Record
Switched Program Record
Timelapse Yes
RAW to Video Record
Simultaneous proxy record Yes
4K to HD
Multi Input / Switching:
SDI A/B toggle
Dual Input display
Multiple SDI input
Multiple HDMI input Optional via AtomX Cast
Multiview Display Optional via AtomX Cast
Multiview Ouput Optional via AtomX Cast
Picture in Picture (PIP) Optional via AtomX Cast
Picture and Picture (PAP)
Graphic overlays Optional via AtomX Cast
Media pool storage
Input transitions Optional via AtomX Cast
Input Resolution Processing
Input Image processing
Supported media:
Master Caddy I Not compatible
Master Caddy II For 2.5-inch hard drives in MasterCaddy II
Master Caddy III For 2.5-inch hard drives in MasterCaddy III (needed for Atomos Connect)
SSDmini Native size and fit
CFAST II With supported cards via optional SSDmini CFAST II Adaptor
File Naming Unit Name – Scene/Shot/Take
File System ExFAT
On screen tools:
MultiScope Analysis View
Waveform Yes, 3 size / Position
RGB parade Yes, 3 size / Position
Vector scope Yes, 2 size / Position
1 x Zoom Yes. 1:1 Pixel mapping for 4K
2 x Zoom Yes
4 x Zoom
Focus peaking Colour selected / threshold setting / colour / Mono / edges only
Atomos False colour Yes, with Scale
ARRI False colour Yes
EL Zone Yes
Zebra Yes, Adjustable
Isolate colour channel Blue Only
Cine Frame Guides 2.4:1, 2.35:1, 1.9:1, 1.85:1, 4:3
Social Frame guides 9:16, 1:1, 191:1, 4:5
Onion Skin Yes
Safe areas Action and Graphic
Grid markers 9 grid
Anamorphic desqueeze 1.25x, 1.33x, 1.5x, 1.6x, 1.65x, 1.79x, 1.8x, 2x
Display Flip Vertical Only
Onboard Signal Processing:
Pulldown removal 24/25/30pSF > 24/25/30p (2:2 pulldown)
60i > 24p (3:2 pulldown)
4K UHD downscale for HD Loop out – 4K UHD to FHD
DCI Crop Loop out – 17:9 to 16:9 Crop
Remote Control:
HDMI Auto HDMI Trigger, Supported Protocols – Canon, Sony, Atomos Open Standard
SDI SDI trigger camera selectable with Atomos Connect
Serial 2.5mm Jack LANC control and calibration via optional USB to serial cable
AirGlu BT Optional Via Atomos Connect module
AirGlu RF Optional Via Atomos Connect module
External Device Control:
Serial 2.5mm Jack Camera control for supported cameras via Optional USB to Serial Cable
Bluetooth LE Optional Via Atomos Connect module
Wireless RF Optional Via Atomos Connect module
Supported Applications:
Apple ProRes Raw Apple FCPX, Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Avid Media Composer, GrassValley Edius, Assimilate Scratch, Baselight Film Light.
Video Codecs All Applications with support for Apple ProRes and Avid DNx in .MOV wrapper
Optional extras Accessory Kit 5-inch Vers II, Sunhood, DC to DTap, Power kit, HDMI cables, USB to serial cable,
Standard 1 year manufacturer warranty. Extended to 2 years on product registration. Atomos Care360 available as subscription

Lightweight, tough and reliable device with a new clean and modern interface and compatible with a huge range of HDMI-output cameras
Record up to 4Kp60 in Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD, and now H.265 (HEVC) included and up to 6Kp30 in Apple ProRes RAW
New AtomOS 11 improves memory management, boosts responsiveness, and unleashes new features
Share what’s on your Atomos screen with other Atomos Connect users, as well as with Shogun Connect, iPads, Macs and Apple TVs wirelessly in the same premises or anywhere in the world with Atomos RemoteView*.
New tools to arrange in advance recording and playback with RecordAssist and PlayBackAssist.
Additional advanced industry leading suite of monitoring tools with one-touch operation: SegmentPro**, EL Zone, ARRI False colour added in combination with other monitoring tools like Vectorscopes, Zebra, Atomos False Colour, Onion Skin, etc.
Built-in AtomX expansion port offering an ecosystem of SDI connectivity and NDI workflows with Atomos Connect and AtomX Cast
Add Atomos Connect for a gateway into the cloud and all the benefits of Atomos Cloud Studio

*requires Atomos Connect **Coming September 2023




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