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Panasonic AJ-HPX3000

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2/3" 1080p 3-CCD 16:9 P2 HD Camcorder

Model Details

The AJ-HPX3000 is the industry's first native 1080p one-piece camcorder to capture master-quality high definition video. Featuring three 2/3" high density 2.2 million pixel CCDs, the HPX3000 acquires cinema-quality images in full-raster 1920 x 1080 resolution with 4:2:2 10-bit sampling using the advanced AVC-Intra codec. AVC-Intra, the industry's most advanced compression technology, is a professional intra-frame video codec with bit rates of 50 and 100Mbps, utilizing the High-10 and High-422 profiles of H.264 respectively. AVC-Intra provides high-quality 10-bit intra-frame encoding in two modes: AVC-Intra 100 for full-raster mastering video quality, and AVC-Intra 50 Mbps for DVCPRO HD quality at half the bit rate, thereby doubling the record time on a P2 card.

The HPX3000 also records in industry-standard DVCPRO HD at 1080 in 24p, 25p, 30p, 50i and 60i and can produce standard definition recordings in 50Mbps DVCPRO50.

Designed for movie, commercial and TV program production, the HPX3000 combines the ultra reliability of P2 HD solid-state recording with high-end features, including six advanced gamma settings, including Film-Rec mode (made popular by the VariCam), film-like shutter controls, intuitive film camera-like operation. It also features a built-in reverse scan that allows unique setups such as mounting the camera upside down or usage of an ultra prime lens or an anamorphic lens adapter to create a 2.35:1 aspect image.

With five 16 GB P2 cards installed, the camera records for up to 100 minutes in AVC-Intra 100 at 1080/24p, 200 minutes in AVC-Intra 50 at 1080/24p, 160 minutes in other AVC-Intra 50 formats, and 80 minutes in other AVC-Intra 100 or DVCPRO HD formats. Recording times will double with the release of Panasonic's 32GB P2 card (model AJ-P2C032RG) in November.


Native 1920 x 1080 imagers for 4:2:2 10-bit, master quality recording with built-in AVC-Intra codec
Selectable AVC-Intra & DVCPRO HD/50 codecs
Five-year warranty (1 year regular, plus 4 years extended upon registration)
24p, 25p, 30p, 50i, 60i formats
High sensitivity of F10 at 1,000 lux in 1080i and a minimum illumination of .064 lx (at +56db gain-up)
Advanced 14-bit Digital Signal Processing (DSP) circuit with A/D conversion and 12-axis independent color compensation and detail.
Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC) 1 function compensates for and reduces lens error that may appear with very high-resolution recording
Three-level Dynamic Range Stretch (DRS) function that varies the gamma correction to match the contrast within the image
Ultra versatility of P2 HD recording, including instant recording startup
Fast, flexible on-set workflow for immediate access to video content
Four channels 48-kHz/16-bit digital audio
Flip-out, 3.5-inch color LCD monitor
Optional HD/SD-SDI input for external line recording

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