The robust Panasonic Full-HD AVCCAM Handheld Camera is a sturdy and professional camera designed to deliver amazingly vibrant recording in even the lowest of light. The three manual rings for focus, zoom, and iris allow for speedy and intuitive camera work. The built-in LED video light on the Panasonic Full-HD AVCCAM Handheld Camera illuminates your talent and is easily adjustable with a color conversion filter and a diffusion filter. The 29.5 mm Wide-Angle feature let’s you capture more and gives your videos a cinematic and artistic flare.
Two viewfinders provide you a choice when operating the camera with either a traditional tilt up color EVF, or a pull out LCD high resolution touchscreen. The LCD touchscreen is positioned above the lens of the Panasonic Full-HD AVCCAM Handheld Camera for a more natural viewing experience when shooting handheld. Slow motion recording functionality is included, allowing you to record in Full HD up to 120 fps. The camera records in MP4, MOV, or AVCHD codecs, and features dual SDXC media card slots. allowing you to use relay recording or simultaneous recording.
The camcorder’s advanced functionality is defined by its 29.1mm/F1.8 lens that allows the operator to fit more people and background into the frame, especially useful in narrow spaces. Its powerful 20X optical/40x super-high resolution zoom facilitates shooting scenes that are difficult to access. The effective area of the AC30’s 1/3.1-inch Back Side Illumination (BSI) sensor has been increased to achieve the high-image-quality of 6.03M effective pixels, producing bright, beautiful shots even in dark places. The sensor’s processing speed is advanced to approximately 1.5 times conventional speed, and a new Noise Reduction function reduces noise for crisp, vibrant FHD images. The built-in LED Light – featuring color conversion and diffusion filters and an average illumination of 300 lux at three feet -- is ideal for shooting events like nighttime weddings.
This camera offers a new 0.24-inch, 1.55 million-dot EVF, which can be tilted for added convenience. The versatile three-inch, slide-retractable LCD can serve as HD monitor and menu-setting touch panel. The two-channel XLR audio inputs enable the use of professional, high-performance microphones for recording high-quality sound, including connection to mics requiring a +48V phantom power supply and to audio equipment with +4dB output. The camcorder is also equipped with an HDMI interface. The AC30 weighs just over three pounds. A lightweight, durable magnesium-alloy frame is used for the camcorder handle, increasing strength, and a large lens hood blocks light more effectively to reduce lens flare while permitting subjects to be seen from behind the hood.
The camcorder incorporates Intelligent AF (Auto Focus) with improvements in speed, tracking, and stability. Focus assist functions include Focus Expand, Focus Peaking and Area Mode, which enables focusing in any desired area. Professional assist functions include a histogram display, color bar monitor, and zebra pattern. Other key features encompass powerful 5-Axis Hybrid Optical Image Stabilization (O.I.S) that thoroughly suppresses blurring all the way from wide-angle to powerful zoom shots, and a three-manual, multi-purpose lens ring that provides fine adjustments and precise control of Focus, zoo, and Iris. An illuminating LED ring allows recording verification and serves as a tally light to make shooting smoother.
- A built-in LED light illuminates your subjects with a bright (300 lux at 1 meter) beam of daylight balanced light. If the beam is too harsh, an included diffusion filter covers and softens the light. If you need tungsten balanced light, a color conversion filter is included as well.
- The integrated 20x optical zoom lens provides sharp images and an equivalent 35mm focal length range of 29.5 to 612mm (16:9). The lens also features a 49mm filter thread.
- The camera employs 5-axis hybrid O.I.S. compensating for side-to-side, up-down, forward-back handheld shake.