GV Expo: Panasonic Brings Big Range of Cams, Recorders and More

 Studio cams, camcorders, security cams, switchers and more are all on tap.
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Panasonic will have a significant presence at Government Video Expo, Dec. 2-3 in Washington, with its range of professional video cameras, camcorders, security tools, recorders and plenty more.

For starters, Emmy-nominated producer, director, writer and editor Bernie Mitchell, president of Silver Platter Productions, will take a look at the latest AVCCAM gear including the new AG-HMC40 handheld camcorder (which captures 10.6-megapixel still photos), the HMR10 recorder and the HCK10 camera head. That's Weds., Dec. 2, from 12:45 to 1:15 p.m. in the Presentation Theater at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Thur., Dec. 3 at noon, Jan Crittenden Livingston, product line business manager for DVCPRO and P2 HD Products and a 35-year industry veteran will discuss "Solid State, From Acquisition to Archive" at the Presentation Theater.

Also, Panasonic will demonstrate many of its products:

P2 HD VariCams: The VariCam 3700 and VariCam 2700 deliver a solid-state recording and workflow and the distinct, prized look of film. AJ-HPX3700 (VariCam 3700) is Panasonic’s premier 2/3-inch 2.2-MP camcorder and offers 10-bit, 4:2:2, full-raster 1920x1080 recording (AVC-Intra) with Dual link RGB 4:4:4 output and log response capability. The AJ-HPX2700 (VariCam 2700) is a 2/3-inch HD Cinema camera with 10-bit, 4:2:2, full-raster 1920x1080 recording (AVC-Intra) and variable frame rates (1-60 fps in 1-frame increments).

Camcorder Studio System: The studio system for P2 HD and DVCPRO HD camcorders (including the AG-HPX300) offers high-quality digital signal transmission at up to 328 feet plus and offers full camera operation, menu and setting control including camera shading and painting. The system includes a compact digital Base Station (AG-BS300), Camera Adapter (AG-CA300G), Extension Control Unit (AG-EC4G) and a Viewfinder Interface Box (AG-YA500G). It is sold in four custom packages ranging from $9,900 to $13,078.

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Panasonic AJ-HPM200 AW-HE100 Integrated HD/SD Camera/Pan-Tilt System: The HE100 produces exceptional video quality with smooth pan/tilt/zoom operation and easy system configuration. Offers a True Servo pan-tilt head for precise, fast and fluid movement, with an exceptional range of 350° pan and 250° tilt. Ideal for a variety of lighting conditions and environments.?

AJ-HPM200 P2 Mobile Recorder/Player with AVCHD Compatibility: A powerful 10-bit, 4:2:2 HD field recorder, with split-screen editing, offers the most diverse I/O connectivity so it can be used with virtually any camera. Records AVC-Intra100/50,DVCPRO HD/50/25 and DV. Equipped with E-Sata and Giga-bit Ethernet interfaces. Plays P2 and AVCCAM (optional) footage and can ftp low-bit-rate AVCCAM content.

AK-HC3500 2/3-inch 2.2M 1080i Studio Camera System: Incorporating three high-performing 2/3-inch 2.2-megapixel IT CCDs, the HC3500 delivers exceptional HD images in 1080/59.94i and 1080/50i. Ideal for direct-to-air broadcasting applications.

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Panasonic AV-HS450 AV-HS450 16+ Input HD/SD Switcher with Dual Screen MultiViewer: The HS450's built-in, dual screen MultiViewer lets you see view up to 20 windows on just two displays. Seamlessly integrate SD and HD video via standard, switchable up-conversion on four inputs; enhance the quality of your productions using 6-axis color correction (standard on eighty inputs); and enjoy dual PIP, dual DSKs, dual 3D DVE, shot and PiP memories, redundant power supplies, and more.?

AG-HMR10 field recorder/player & AG-HCK10 3MOS POV Camera: Highly mobile and mountable, the HCK10 with full HD 3MOS imagers connects remotely via a detachable cable up to 65-feet long to the handheld HMR10 deck and provides remote control of iris, focus and zoom. The battery-powered HMR10 records up to 12 hours of pristine video on a single 32GB SDHC card, with quality superior to older tape based HDV products. And you can then view the footage immediately on its 3.5-inch LCD screen. For maximum flexibility, the standalone HMR10 with its HD-SDI in/out also records from HD-SDI capable cameras, switchers and decks.?

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Panasonic AG-HPG20 AG-HPX170 Fully Solid-State 1/3-inch P2 HD Camcorder: This ultra-mobile P2 HD handheld camcorder features full, 4:2:2 independent frame HD quality and solid-state recording and workflow. The 4.2-pound HPX170 is fully solid state and comes with wide Leica Dicomar 13X lens, HD-SDI interface, and a 5-year limited warranty.?

AG-HMC150 Pro 3-CCD Handheld AVCCAM Camcorder: This handheld AVCCAM solid-state camcorder captures high definition images in 1080 or 720p on widely-available SD cards using advanced AVCHD compression. The 3.7-pound unit offers four record modes including the exclusive pro PH mode (max. 24Mbps). Records from 3 hours to 12 hours of HD video on a single 32GB SD card.?

AG-HPG20 P2 Portable Recorder: The 2.5-pound AG-HPG20 P2 Portable brings easy playback, recording and file copying of 10-bit, 4:2:2 content to field and studio work. Equipped with two P2 card slots and a 3.5-inch LCD monitor, the P2 Portable lets you view content immediately in a variety formats--whether it's 10-bit, 4:2:2 AVC-Intra or DVCPRO HD or in standard definition in DVCPRO50, DVCPRO and DV. ?

Panasonic will be at GV Expo at Booth No. 500

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