Samurai SD/HD-SDI Recorder Direct to Apple ProRes at ProFlixSales

The innovative Atomos Samurai Hard Disk Recorder now available for pre-order at ProFlixSales ( for September 2011 delivery. Apple ProRes recording to removable 2.5 inch hard disks lets you use older cameras in a file based workflow.

Atlanta, GA, August 23, 2011 --( The innovative Atomos Samurai Hard Disk Recorder is now available for pre-order at ProFlixSales ( for September 2011 delivery. The Samurai is the much anticipated HD-SDI big brother to the award winning Ninja Recorder. Full resolution HD-SDI input recording in Apple ProRes with 24 PSF Support and 24/60i 3:2 Pulldown removal on capture.

The unit uses standard 2.5 inch Hard Disk or Solid State Disk (SSD) allow for up to 16.5 hours recording per disk. SSD are recommended for vibration sensitive or harsh recording environments.

The Continuous Power system allows you to hot swap between 2 batteries. Never have to stop recording while you deal with batteries. The tough Aluminum body is strong and lightweight. A fully loaded Samurai with batteries and disk weighs less than 2 lbs.

ProFlixSales ( is currently accepting advanced orders of the Atomos Samurai. The HDMI Ninja is in stock and shipping.

"The Samurai promises to be the answer to Hard Disk recording for the Professional market that relies on HD-SDI and Apple ProRes," said Mike Hill, VP Products ProFlixSales ( "The ability to GenLock 2 units makes the Samurai an ideal entry product for 3D production." As the release date approaches they will be tweeting more information, including discount coupons.

The Samurai eliminates the need for capture cards and wasted time logging and capturing by avoiding the lossy, time consuming capture-to-edit process and bypasses the image-degrading compression needed to squeeze HD onto in-camera flash storage.

ProFlixSales sell a complete set. Including all accessories in one rugged case - Batteries, Chargers, Disk Caddies and a PC/Mac docking station.

About ProFlixSales: ProFlixSales ( based in Atlanta, GA offers a full line of high quality solutions for Digital Media production and post-production. For more information contact or twitter @ProFlixSales

Mike Hill
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