Companion Web Site for The Camera Assistant's Manual, 7th Edition


This page contains camera manuals and quick guides for some of the most commonly used cameras.  All of the manuals and quick guides are in PDF format. 

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Aaton        Arri        Moviecam        Panavision        RED

A-Minima User Manual
XTR Prod 16mm User Manual
Xterà User Manual
Penelope User Manual
35-III User Manual
16mm Viewing Screens
Penelope Viewing Screens
35-III Threading Diagram
35-III Viewing Screens


ARRI Alexa Classic Manual
ARRI Alexa Pocket Guide
ARRI Alexa SXT Manual
ARRI Alexa Mini
ARRI Alexa Mini Quick Guide
ARRI Alexa Mini LF
ARRI Amira
ARRI Amira Quick Guide
ARRI D-21 Manual
ARRIFLEX 16SR3 Manual  
ARRIFLEX 16SR3 Quick Guide
ARRIFLEX 416 Manual  
ARRIFLEX 416 Quick Guide
ARRIFLEX Arricam Manual  
ARRIFLEX Arricam Studio Quick Guide
ARRIFLEX Arricam Lite Quick Guide
ARRIFLEX 235 Manual
ARRIFLEX 435 Manual  
ARRIFLEX 435 Quick Guide
ARRIFLEX 435 Advanced Manual
ARRIFLEX 535B Quick Guide 
ARRIFLEX Arricam Accessories Quick Guide


Moviecam Compact Manual
Moviecam Compact Mk2 Manual
Moviecam SL Manual
Moviecam SL Mk2 Manual



Panavision Panaflex Millennium Manual Panavision Camera Catalog
HD900 User Manual Panavision Remote System Catalog
Ground Glass Formats Lee Filters Product Catalog
Aspect Ratio Overview Lee Lighting Catalog



Red One Manual
Red Epic Manual
Red Scarlet Manual


Forms, Checklists
& Labels
Camera Threading
Tables and
Cinematography Resources
 & Links
Camera Manuals



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Updated 05/01/2020