Panasonic Introduces New P2HD Camera Recorder AG-HPX600 Compact, Lightest Weight*1, High-Sensitivity and Low Power Consumption
* With Excellent Expandability and a Future-Proof Upgradability Including AVC-ULTRA Recording*2 *
Osaka, Japan ( 8 August, 2012) -- Panasonic Corporation will release the AG-HPX600, a new P2HD camera recorder in September 2012.
AG-HPX600 combines high cost-performance, easy operation, expandable functions, and a future proof design to meet needs in a wide range of uses, from image production to broadcasting. A 2/3-type shoulder-type model, it accommodates a variety of interchangeable lenses. And its compact body provides superb mobility with the industry’s lowest weight*1 of approximately 2.8 kg (6.2 lb) for the main unit. Its newly developed MOS sensor attains high F12 sensitivity at 59.94Hz or F13 at 50Hz, and low noise with an S/N of 59 dB (standard). Multi HD/SD codecs, AVC-Intra100/50, DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO50, DVCPRO and DV, are included. In addition to these basic specifications, a wide range of functions are available as options, such as networking functions and a Variable Frame Rate (VFR). This enables low-cost system support for numerous and diverse applications. It also supports new P2HD technologies such as the AVC-ULTRA codec and microP2 card*2
The AG-HPX600 will be available in September, 2012.at suggested list price of ¥1,522,500 (including tax)
The AG-HPX600 will be exhibited at the Beijing International Radio, TV & Film Equipment Exhibition "BIRTV2012" to be held at the China International Exhibition Center (CIEC) from Wednesday 22nd to Saturday 25th August, and at the European International Broadcasting Convention "IBC2012" to be held at the RAI Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands from Friday 7th to Tuesday 11th September.
*1: As a 2/3-type shoulder-type HD camera recorder (as of August 2012) *2: Scheduled for future release as a paid upgrade.
Main Features of AG-HPX600
The Lightest 2/3-type Shoulder-type Model
Recording Format and Input Signal
Expandability and Upgradability