Panasonic Announces a New CX Series Line-up,
Industry's Smallest and Lightest*1 4K 60p Professional Camcorder
January 6, 2020
Osaka, Japan – Panasonic is pleased to announce a new professional camcorder in the CX Series, the AG-CX10 Memory Card Camera Recorder, the industry's smallest and lightest 4K 60p camcorder. Packed into a compact body and offering the on-site mobility and portability demanded by professionals, the new camcorder enables high-quality 4K 60p recording, and will start shipping from February 2020*3.
The new AG-CX10 features high-spec optical performance with a wide-angle 25mm lens and 24x optical zoom, Panasonic's exclusive high-precision AF provides high-speed, accurate focusing for both 4K and Full-HD shooting. The AG-CX10 has two manual rings, an ND filter, a built-in LED video light, and 24-bit linear PCM audio recording. For video recording, the AG-CX10 supports 4:2:2 10-bit internal recording*4, the high-efficiency HEVC codec, and the P2 MXF file format*5. The best of various recording formats can also be selected.
And a 3G-SDI output for connection to an external recorder, Wi-Fi /Ethernet HD direct streaming and an NDI|HX*6 compatible IP connection function are equipped, which meet the needs of various shooting situations.
The AG-CX10 will also be simultaneously launched and displayed with two consumer models (HC-X2000, HC-X1500) at CES2020, to be held from January 7-10 in Las Vegas, USA.
< Main Features >
- A high-mobility 4K 60p camcorder, detachable handle with LED light.
- Wide-angle 25mm, optical 24x zoom lens and fast face detection AF/AE.
- 4:2:2 10-bit/HEVC/P2 MXF recording, NDI HX*6 IP connectivity, live streaming.
*1: For a camcorder with an integrated lens capable of 4K 60p recording (as of January 6, 2020, according to Panasonic research).
*2: 35mm camera equivalent.
*3: The shipping start date depends on the region.
*4: Up to 4K 30p.
*5: AVC-Intra100/50 codec support is planned for the future. Recording by all P2 formats requires a microP2 card.
*6: For use, an activation key code supplied by NewTek Company is required. NDI stands for "Network Device Interface" technology from NewTek Company.
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