ARRI release two new matte boxes

Arri have announced the newest members in their range of matte boxes, the SMB-1 and the LMB-6.

 

Arri SMB-1

Arri SMB-1

Studio Matte Box SMB-1

The SMB-1 is a large studio matte box for filter sizes up to 6.6″ x 6.6″. It is designed for bigger wide-angle prime lenses, as well as zooms.

The SMB-1 Tilt has an exclusive, integrated tilt module and all versions benefit from stackable filter stages, allowing quick reconfiguration.

Uniquely, both 4:3 and 2:1 ratio sunshades are available, optimized respectively for spherical and anamorphic filming.

The SMB-1 covers the full ALEXA sensor area and allows the Master Prime 12 mm to be used with a 2-filter-stage, the Ultra Prime 10 mm with a 1-filter stage, and the Ultra Wide Zoom UWZ 9.5-18 mm with a 1-filter stage.

Main Features

  • Built-in tilt module
  • Stackable filter stages
  • Anamorphic conversion set available
  • Ready for ALEXA and 12 mm Master Prime
  • Ready for ALEXA and Angenieux Optimo 24-290
  • Special donuts optimized for tilt available

 

 

 

Lightweight Matte Box LMB-6

Arri LMB-6

Arri LMB-6

Succeeding the classic LMB-4A, the LMB-6 offers all the innovations of the successful LMB-25 to larger-sized filters, up to 6.6″ x 6.6″.

Main Features

  • 2- or 3-filter metal stage guides
  • 6.6″ x 6.6″ filter frames
  • Hood ready for wide-angle lenses up to Ultra Prime 8R (Ansi 35 mm)
  • Dedicated carbon fiber top / bottom flag
  • Large range of clamp adapters up to 162 mm for Optimo 24-290 / 28-340
  • Compatible with all LMB-4 / MB-28 / MB-14 non-geared filter frames
  • Compatible with all LMB-4 / 4A clamp-on rings (with ∅156 mm clamp adapter)
  • Hood easily removable on set with captive screws
  • Securing loop on main frame for crane and vehicle use
Arri LMB-6

Arri LMB-6

Accessories available

  • 5.65″ x 5.65″ filter frame
  • 4″ x 5.65″ reducer frame
  • Tray catcher
  • Bottom flag attachments
  • Set of 5x mattes
  • 3/8″ mount for accessories such as ultrasonic devices
  • Bottom-mounted tray securing catch

 

 

 

Excerpts from Press Release

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