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Panasonic AJ-HDC27FE Varicam

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Item #:MO786916
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Model Description:
HD Cinema Camera - ( The E at the end of the model stands for PAL)

Model Details

  • Variable frame rate HD cinema camera enables 46 minutes recording on 1/4” tape in large-sized cassettes
  • High quality multiple frame-rate production camera with exceptional system ergonomics
  • 1.1-Million Pixel interline transfer (IT) 3-CCD
  • Resolution of approximately 850 lines for creating rich images
  • Electronic shutter with optical filter wheel
  • Switchable frame rates between 4–33 fps (single step) and 36, 40, and 60 fps
  • Native 720p camcorder but can be used for 60 fps or film-quality 60 fps acquisition
  • New digital signal processing (DSP) system for high precision color
  • LCD status menu and diagnostic system
  • HD-SDI video output and external camera control capability
  • Low power consumption and no fan, assuring quiet operation.
  • Ideal for special effects in music videos, sci-fi dramas and dream sequences

AJ-HDC27F(E) [PAL] Specifications
Power Supply DC 11V to 17V
Power Consumption 33 W (without VF, SAVE REC MODE); 39 W typical operating conditions
Operating Temperature 0&Mac251; C to 40&Mac251; C
Operating Humidity Less than 85%
Weight About 4.5 kg
About 7.2 kg in operation
Dimensions (W x H x D) 132 x 204 x 313 mm
Camera Section
CCD Elements 2/3" IT 3-CCD (RGB)
Picture Elements 1,019,280 pixels (total, 1,370 x 744)
921,600 pixels (effective, 1,280 x 720)
Optical Filters CC: Cross, 3200K, 4300K, 6300K
ND: CLEAR, 1/4ND, 1/16ND, 1/64ND
Quantization 10 bits
Processing 74.25MHz (60Hz), 74.1758MHz (59.94Hz)
Gain Programmable: -6/-3/0/+3/+6/+9/+12/+18/+24/+30 dB
Super Gain +18/+24/+30/+36 dB
Shutter Speed1/100, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000 and 1/2000 sec.
Syncro Scan Shutter 0.8%~97.2% (3.0&Mac251;~350.0&Mac251;)
Frame Rate4 fps to 60 fps (in single increments)
Sensitivity 2000 Lux at F12 (89.9% reflection, 23.98p, 50% shutter)
Minimum Illumination 0.7 lux (F1.4, +36 dB gain 59.94p)
Video S/N 54 dB (standard)
Horizontal Resolution 700 TV lines at center
Registration Error Less than 0.03% (whole zone, without lens distortion)
Geometric Distortion Below measurable limit
Lens Mount 2/3" Bayonet type
Viewfinder AJ-HVF27 (optional)
VTR Section
Recording Format DVCPRO HD (720p, 60Hz/720p, 59.94Hz)
Tape 1/4" DVCPRO HD cassette tape
Tape Speed 135.42 mm/s (60Hz), 135.28 mm/s (59.94Hz)
Recording Time Max. 46 minutes using AJ-HP46LP
FF/REW Time About 3 minutes using AJ-HP46LP
Sampling Frequency Y: 74.25MHz, Pb/Pr: 37.125MHz (60Hz)
Y: 74.1758MHz, Pb/Pr: 37.088MHz (59.94Hz)
Quantization 8 bits
Error Correction Reed-Solomon product code
Compression Ratio 6.7:1
Bit Rate 100 Mbps
Video Band Y: 20MHz, Pb/Pr: 10MHz
Sampling Frequency 48.048kHz (60Hz), 48kHz (59.94Hz)
Quantization 16 bits/sample
Frequency response* 20Hz to 20kHz, ±1.0dB (reference level)
Dynamic range* More than 85dB (1kHz, AWTD)
Distortion* Within 0.1% (1kHz, reference level)
Wow & Flutter* Below measurable limit
Headroom* 18 dB
Audio IN XLR x 2 (CH1/CH2)
MIC/LINE/MIC+48V switchable
LINE: 0 dBu
MIC: –60 dBu
MIC+48V: Phantom +48V, –60 dBu
MIC IN XLR x 1, balanced, –40dBu (switchable to –50dBu using internal switch)
Phantom +48V (On/Off)
Genlock IN BNC x 1, 1.0Vp-p 75
TC IN BNC x 1, 0.5 to 8Vp-p, High-impedance
HD SDI OUT BNC x 2, 0.8Vp-p 75
Audio OUT XLR-5pin x 1, 0 dBu
TC OUT BNC x 1, 2.0Vp-p low-impedance
Phones Stereo mini-jack x 1
DC IN XLR-4pin x 1 DC11V to 17V
DC OUT 4P x 1, DC11V to 17V, 400 mA
Lens 12P x 1
ECU 6P x 1
EVF 20P x 1
*The above specifications were measured by playing back tapes recorded by this unit on standard DVCPRO HD VTRs.
Weight and dimensions shown are approximate.
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
These products may be subject to export regulations.

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