The 16mm Aaton cameras are well known, and still widely in use, thanks to their ergonomics facilitating hand held work. Think of the famous “cat on the shoulder” line! Besides its compact size and low weight, the Aaton XTR PROD features a super sharp viewfinder, quiet and steady movement, the reliable AatonCode and the most visible nite-frame of all 16mm Screens. (Check out the specs.).

Technical Specs

WEIGHT: 6kg / 13 lbs with 400 ft load and 12V on-board baterry.
POWER: 10-14 V, 600 mA, with film à 25°C / 77°F.
TEMPERATURE RANGE: -20°C / +4°F to +40°C / +104°F.
NOISE LEVEL: 20 dB -1/+2.
SPEEDS PRESET SPEEDS OF: 6, 12, 18, 20, 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 36, 40, 48, 60 and 75 fps. Built-in variable crystal control from 3 to 75 fps in 0.001 increments.
IMAGE STABILITY: Co-planar claw and lateral pressure. Vertical and lateral steadiness to 1/2000 of image dimensions.
FORMATS: 16 / Super16 operation. Field-convertible quick centering of lens axis, viewfinder and CCD target between formats.
SHUTTER REFLEX MIRROR: Multi-position 180°, 172.8°, 150°, 144°.
FORMATS: 16 / Super16 operation. Field-convertible quick centering of lens axis, viewfinder and CCD target between formats.

Time recording AatonCode; in-camera, at-the-gate matrix recording of man-readable figures and machine readable data. TCXO control for 1/2 frame accuracy over 8 hours internal clock. SMPTE and ASCII-RS232 in.

ACCESSORY INPUTS: Amph9 (video sync), Lemo6 (power zoom), Lemo8 (phase controllers), Lemo14 (CCD assist), Lemo5 (Smpte and RS232 time input) and Lemo2 (camera on/off).
VIDEO ASSIST (OPTION): Color - high sensitivity, flicker-free (frame-store in NTSC), with frame, timecode windows, video generated adjustable frame and Vitc insertion. PAL or NTSC formats.
MAGAZINE: 400 ft, coaxial instant DX magazine, quick loading, magnetic drive, no timecode-related parts.

LCD control panel Illuminated display. Pre-set and variable speed selection, ASA selection, battery voltage monitoring, remaining footage, short end reset, elapsed footage, mag ID, full timecode readout.

Warnings: Low speed, problem with the magazine, low battery, end of film coming soon.

Our Kit

Our rental kit includes: 

  • Aaton XTR PROD Camera body 
  • Aaton XTR Prod Ground Glass
  • Integrated VSA Video Assist 
  • Aaton XTR Prod Extension Viewfinder w/magnifying zoom built-in
  • Aaton XTR Heated Eyepiece
  • Aaton XTR D 400’ Magazine (4x) 
  • Oppenheimer Battery Adapter Aaton/NP 13
  • Idx NP-1DX 13.2V Batteries for Aaton
  • Anton Bauer Charger for np13

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