Arri Hi-5

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Hi-5 Hand Unit
Further. Stronger. Faster.


The new Arri H-5 is the most sophisticated hand unit on the market, providing reliable, wireless, camera and multi-axis lens control.

Weatherproof and solidly built, it features an exceptional radio link and unique, swappable radio modules for different territories and shooting challenges.



  • Multi-axis lens control
  • Powerful radio signal cuts through interference
  • Up to 100 virtual radio channels
  • Split-second reconnection time
  • High-contrast display


  • Swappable radio modules for different regions or situations
  • Three user buttons for personalised functions
  • Full camera control (including third party cameras)
  • Focus knob adjustable to operator preferences
  • Focusbug Cine RT support


  • Fast and efficient new ECS ecosystem
  • Smart pre-marked focus rings detected automatically
  • Integrated NATO rail and multiple mounting points
  • ECS Sync App: easy software updates and lens file management
  • Customisable touchscreen user interface



  • Best rain, temperature and dust protection on the market
  • Exceptionally strong materials and build quality
  • Intelligent, high capacity batteries
  • A tool that can be trusted for heavy use over many years


  • How-swap battery technology
  • Modular hardware and upgradeable software
  • Non-visual alerts via vibrating haptic feedback
  • Adaptable to future standards and networks

HI-5 Ecosystem


Radio Module

Fitted with the globally accepted RF-2400 radio module.





Li-ion Battery Pack

ARRI’s high-capacity Li-ion Battery Pack allows a precise readout of remaining battery capacity to be displayed on the Hi-5 screen.


Versatile connection and mounting options


  • -Update LBUS devices connected to the Hi-5 via the ECS Sync App
  • Hardwire the Hi-5 to ARRI cameras
  • Connect to the control panels of ARRI’s Stabilized Remote Heads

USB-A Port

Exchange lens files and user setups, and install software updates, through the integrated Bluetooth stick and the ECS Sync App.

USB-C Port

  • Install software updates via the flash drive
  • Power the Hi-5 from an external power supply
  • Exchange lens files and user setups via flash drive

WCU-4 plate support allowing use of the Wireless Video Receiver WVR-1s


Hi-5 Monitor Bracket purpose-designed for the Hi-5

Technical Data
Focus Knob: LED backlit rotary knob with adjustable friction, 3.0” diameter, 16 bit native encoder resolution
Iris Slider: Fully sealed slider mechanism, 14 bit native encoder resolution
Force Pad: Force sensitive joystick, x/y-direction
Display: Transflective TFT-LCD display (readable in bright sunlight) 3.0″ diagonal
Weight: 830 g / 29.30 oz (incl. Bluetooth dongle and Smart Focus Ring Blank)
Interfaces: 1x LBUS (4pin Lemo)
1x SERIAL (4pin Lemo)
1x Radio Module Interface
1x USB-A
1x USB-C
Power Supply: ARRI LBP-3500 battery pack
LBP Battery Charger
NP-F550 battery (Sony) or compatible batteries
Power via USB-C port through an external power supply
Power via LBUS interface
Supply Voltage: LBUS interface: 10.5 V – 34.0 V
Battery: 7.4 V
Power Consumption: Without radio module: 222 mA @ 7.4 V
With RF-EMIP radio module: typ. 270 mA @ 7.4 V
With RF-2400 radio module: typ. 370 mA @ 7.4V
With RF-900 radio module @ 100 mW: typ. 330 mA @ 7.4 V
With RF-900 radio module @ 1 W: typ. 480 mA @ 7.4 V
Operating Temperature: -20°C to +50°C (-4°F to +122°F)

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Glasgow, City of Glasgow, Scotland G51 2SN
United Kingdom (UK)
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Arri product numbers

K2.72103.0 K2.0041791 K2.0037880 K0. 0040727