1 x Camera
1 x Camera protective case
2 x long lasting batteries
1 x Charger
2 x 8GB P2 cards
2 x mini dv cassettes
1 x user manual
1 x mini dv converter software
Panasonic DVCpro p2 HD Video camera
3 1/3" CCDs
Leica 13x Zoom Lens
100 Mbps Bitrate
14-bit A/D Conversion
Enhanced Gamma Modes
Dual XLR Input
The Panasonic AG-HVX200K 3-CCD P2/DVCPRO HD Camcorder B&H Kit answers the demands of the professional HDTV photographer with a compact and feature-packed acquisition tool. The camera is compatible with DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO50, DVCPRO25 and consumer DV recording standards. It uses three 1/3" CCDs for true 16:9 recording. It has a wide angle Leica Dicomar 13x zoom lens with advanced glass coatings. The most significant advance is that it uses P2 memory cards for recording. This disk-based recording medium makes the video immediately accessible to nonlinear systems, leaving behind the digitizing process that tape always required.
It was developed as a recording memory for professional systems. Because the core P2 products use no drive mechanisms they provide superior resistance to impact, vibration and temperature change. There are currently choices among 2 GB, 4GB and 8GB P2 cards. A 4GB card will record 4 minutes of the highest quality HDTV video or up to 16 minutes of standard definition DVCPro-25 or consumer DV video.
Superior Quality Lens
Developed specifically for HD recording, the 13x zoom lens system features a 82-mm diameter filter along with 15 lens elements in 11 groups, including three aspherical lenses. The Leica Dicomar lens incorporates advanced Leica optical technology. The use of low-dispersion glass reduces color aberration and increases resolution, while a multi-coating process minimizes flare and ghosting. This results in sharp, crisp, beautifully rendered images with delicate nuances and exceptional shading.
Optical Image Stabilizer
Panasonic's advanced Optical Image Stabilizer dramatically reduces the blurring caused by hand-shake. Optical processing with an automatic correction function helps assure consistently clear and sharp images.
Super Sensitive CCDs
Each pixel has a large light-receiving area, giving this advanced 1/3- inch progressive CCD the kind of high sensitivity not available in previous compact HD cameras. This advanced CCD combines with a newly developed digital signal processor (DSP) in combination with a very sophisticated offset spatial technology achieves a balance of high resolution and high S/N ratio that rivals HD broadcasting cameras.
Advanced Digital Signal Processor
The AG-HVX200's advanced digital signal processor for 1080/60p video signals uses 14-bit A/D conversion and 19 bit inner processing to attain unprecedented accuracy. While the camera does not record 1080/60p, it is from this capture that all other signals are made. The DSP performs a variety of adjustments, including eight types of gamma settings, for each of the R, G and B channels. It also converts the signals to HD or SD format. With a performance equivalent to the processors used in many higher-end HD cameras, this DSP helps the AG-HVX200 deliver beautiful images in all video formats.
DVCPro HD Codec
Using the DVCPRO HD codec recording system, the AG-HVX200 records HD video with outstanding image and audio quality onto a P2 card in file format. This codec, thanks to a low compression ratio at a video bit rate of 100 Mbps (1080/59.94i, 720/59.94p) and the easy-to-edit intraframe compression system, is suitable for recording fast-moving subjects with no motion artifacts other than motion blur. The 4:2:2 sampling rate minimizes jaggies at chroma edges and is advantageous in image and compositing. Sound quality is excellent too, thanks to DVCPro-HD's uncompressed 16-bit, 4-channel digital audio recording capability.
Panasonic DVCPRO p2 HD video camera
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