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Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder

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Product Highlights
  • Four Recording Modes
  • 1080p Full HD
  • 3.5" LCD Monitor
  • AVCHD
  • HD-SDI Input/Output
  • SecureDigital Tapeless Recording
  • Meta-data Recording
  • LCD Reverse Function
  • Last Clip Delete
  • Waveform Display

The Panasonic AG-HMR10 is a portable device with the ability to record AVCHD high definition video to SecureDigital cards. The recorder is sleek and small and can be taken virtually anywhere. When connected to the AG-HCK10G POV camera, the AG-HMR10 makes a great POV camera with a wide range of unique creative functions. Whether it's merely bringing the simple convenience of switching to a tapeless workflow or shooting in special, hard-to-reach places, the recorder's advanced functions provide quality and resolution unmatched by the competition.

AVCCAM In The Palm Of Your Hands

High-End AVCHD Image Quality
The AG-HMR10 Series features the image-enhancing PH mode that Panasonic developed exclusively for AVCCAM camcorders. It delivers a maximum AVCHD bit rate of 24 Mbps (average: 21 Mbps). Designed for professional image production, this mode handles full-raster HD 1920 x 1080 and 1280 x 720 HD pixels, and lets you record 1080/30p, 1080/25p, and 1080/24p progressive images in addition to 1080/60i and 1080/50i when connected to the AG-HCK10G (optional).
Ease, Efficiency, Reliability
Unlike videotape, there's no need for queuing with the SDHC Memory Card because recording automatically begins in a blank section of memory. Nor do you have to worry about accidentally recording over important footage. You can delete unwanted clips instantly right on the spot to preserve memory capacity. Editing after shooting is smooth and easy, with no need for digitizing. The tiny SDHC Memory Card is durable, too. Its operating range is from -25-85°C (-13-185°F), so you can stop worrying about harsh temperatures or condensation and just concentrate on your shooting. And of course, you never have to worry about problems with dropouts or clogged heads.

More Efficient than Tape

Shot Mark
To simplify shot selection, you can add a mark to the thumbnail images of each clip. You can then display and play only the clips that have shot marks.
Pre-REC
The Pre-REC function helps to ensure you always get the shot you want by letting you continuously store, and subsequently record, images and sounds for 3 seconds before the REC button is pressed. 1
REC Check
Plays back the last 2 seconds of the most recently recorded clip for quick confirmation. 2
Last Clip Delete
Only the most recently recorded clip is deleted with this one-touch function. It can be assigned as a User button function if desired.
Meta-data Recording
The date, camera operator, location, title and other information can be added to the image data.
LCD Reverse
The image displayed on the LCD monitor can be reversed vertically and horizontally to check the angle and recorded image.
Index
Index flags can be added to any desired points in a clip during recording or playback. Up to 100 index flags can be added to each clip.

Image Control

Waveform Monitor Display
A horizontal analysis of the input signal's brightness level can be displayed on the monitor. This lets you adjust the standard black and white levels while checking the Waveform Monitor (WFM), making it easy to get highly accurate adjustments.
Simplified Vector Scope
The display can be switched from waveform monitor (WFM) to vector scope (VECTOR).

Convenient Playback Functions

Resume Playback
When the Stop key is pressed during playback, the stop position is stored in memory. Simply press the Play key to start playing again from the stop position. This feature is especially appreciated when reviewing long clips.
Repeat Playback
This function provides repeat clip playback. It is convenient for use in presentations and demonstrations because playback is seamless, and there's no need for rewinding. There's also no wear or tear on the recording media or degradation in the image quality.
Clip Operation
The AG-HMR10 Series allows fast forward, fast reverse, clip forward, clip reverse, and frame by frame playback operation.

Convenient Recording Functions

Clip Operation
You can insert time and date information into the video signal. This could be convenient, for example, when observing animals over an extended period, in certain academic uses, in surveillance, court reporting, legal depositions or law enforcement applications.
TC/UB Recording
Provides a built-in SMPTE time-code generator.

Additional Features

HD-SDI Input/Output
HD-SDI input and HD/SD-SDI output (down-converting the image for SD-SDI output) are equipped. Digital AV signals can be transmitted up to 100 m (328 ft) with a BNC cable. Line recording of high-quality images from video cameras and switchers is also supported. When connected to a camera-recorder, the camera trigger can be interlocked to REC start and stop recording.
HDMI Output Terminal
The AG-HMR10 Series is equipped with an HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) output terminal for digital transferring of high-quality HD image and audio signals.
SD Down-conversion Output
Either HD-SDI or HDMI output can be used to down-convert and output HD images as SD images while they are being recorded or played. When converting, a 16:9 to 4:3 aspect ratio side crop, letterbox, or squeeze images can be selected. It enables a wide variety of applications, such as viewing on an external monitor or SD dubbing.
USB 2.0 Terminal
The standard USB terminal (Type mini B) allows the AG-HMR10 Series to connect to a computer in device mode. This lets a Windows PC/Mac installed with the provided AVCCAM Viewer software to ingest, copy, and write HD video files, as well as transfer them to AVCHD-compatible nonlinear editing software for HD image production.
Format AVCHD
PH Mode: 21 Mbps (VBR, Max 24 Mbps)
HA Mode: 17 Mbps (VBR)
HG Mode: 13 Mbps (VBR)
HE Mode: 6 Mbps (VBR)
Resolution [59.94 Hz]
PH Mode: 1080/60i, 1080/30p (over 60i), 1080/24p (Native), 720/60p, 720/30p (over 60p) and 720/24p (Native)
HA, HG and HE Mode: 1080/60i only

[50 Hz]
PH Mode: 1080/50i, 1080/25p (over 50i), 720/50p and 720/25p (over 50p) HA, HG and HE Mode: 1080/50i only
LCD 3.5" (210,000 Pixels)
Inputs/Outputs HD-SDI: BNC (x1 Input, x1 Output)
AG-HCK10G Video/Audio: 20-Pin Dedicated Terminal
HDMI: HDMI (x1 Output)
Microphone: Stereo Mini (x1 Input)
Headphone: Stereo Mini (x1 Output)
Remote: Super Mini Jack, 2.5mm
USB: Type B Mini
Operating Temperature 0-40°C (32-104°F)
Power Requirements Battery: 7.2VDC
AC Adapter: 7.3 VDC
Power Consumption Without Camera: 6.7W
With Camera: 11.7W
Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.8 x 2.1 x 5.2" (9.6 x 5.3 x 13.3cm)
Weight Without Battery
1.3 lbs (0.6kg)

With Battery
1.5 lbs (0.7kg)
Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder
  • AC Adapter/Charger
  • 2640 mAh Battery
  • AC Cable
  • DC Cable
  • CD-ROM
  • AVCCAM Restorer (Windows PC/Mac)
  • 1-Year Warranty
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    PanasonicAG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder
     
    4.5

    (based on 15 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

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    93%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (14)
    • Easy to set up (8)
    • Reliable (7)
    • Compact (6)
    • Large capacity / good size (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Television (4)
      • In the studio (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Power user (7)
        • Was this a gift?:
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      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      LOVE IT!

      I returned a Black Magic Hyperdeck for this and so glad that I did. I use it to record live switching from my Black Magic Designs TVS, and it works wonderfully.

      I returned a Black Magic Hyperdeck for this and so glad that I did. I use it to record live switching from my Black Magic Designs TVS, and it works wonderfully.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Panasonic - set us free!

      This would be the bestselling production recorder IF ONLY Panasonic would issue a firmware update to allow recording to production frame rates like 23.976p, 24, psf, etc. Right now it only accepts those...Read complete review

      This would be the bestselling production recorder IF ONLY Panasonic would issue a firmware update to allow recording to production frame rates like 23.976p, 24, psf, etc. Right now it only accepts those rates if paired to the panasonic mini-hd cam. I would have bought 4 of them by now if this were the case.

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      5.0

      Good Device

      By Pilot Wannabe

      from Los Angeles CA

      About Me Professional Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Easy To Use
      • Highly Compatible
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Complex Projects

        Comments about Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder:

        I fly helicopters for work and have a camera mounted on the front. I purchased this recorder so I can document some of the things I record. I needed something light weight and easy to work with good quality images. This recorder answered all the bells. I have used it about 5 times now and the image quality is outstanding. It is very easy to use and switch to other devices. I would recommend this product if you need a nice recorder that connects to several outputs.

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        4.0

        Great Device

        By wmpa channel 5

        from West Milton, Ohio

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Easy To Use
        • Highly Compatible

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder:

            I use this product in a public access station setting. It works very well with my atem tvs and m/e 1. I have also fed out of one of my canon xa10's to use as a backup and 2nd monitor. I will agree with those that wish it had xlr audio connections but with my audio usually coming into the unit via sdi or hdmi its not a huge deal in my environment. We will likely use it this winter to record a clean feed of our basketball games for our coach to use.

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            5.0

            Great portable recorder

            By Angel

            from Tucson az

            About Me Power User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Set Up
            • Easy To Use
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder:

                We use this recorder to connect to the output of a video mixer and record on avchd. Works flawlessly. Very easy to use.

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                4.0

                Great for Broadcasting

                By The Professor

                from Central Coast

                About Me Power User

                Pros

                • High Capacity
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Television

                  Comments about Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder:

                  I bought this as a back up recorder to our PC based SSD DDR, but not I use it as the primary recorder with no back up. It has lost power several times and not lost a frame. And I get 200 min. of 1080i highest quality on a 32gig class 4 SD card. With the internal signal generator, I can send bars and tone to the studio as soon as I'm on site, which makes my engineer happy. When I need highlights or archive footage, I transcode what I need to P2 with the free transcoding software, and it looks great. My only problem is with the audio. It should have an XLR audio input instead of a mini.

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                  5.0

                  LOVE IT!

                  By BrYan

                  from Prescott, AZ

                  About Me Power User

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Set Up
                  • Easy To Use
                  • High Capacity
                  • Reliable
                  • Sleek Design

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Live Switch Recording
                    • Television

                    Comments about Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder:

                    I returned a Black Magic Hyperdeck for this and so glad that I did. I use it to record live switching from my Black Magic Designs TVS, and it works wonderfully.

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                    4.0

                    I am in love!

                    By Din Montoya

                    from Mexico

                    About Me Power User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder:

                        The only reason I dont give it 5 stars is for the quality of the screen wich is not great, however the quality o the recordings are amazing and so vesatil with SDI in/out and HDMI out and also scopes to monitor your signal!!!

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                        4.0

                        Nice Small Video Recorder

                        By Doug

                        from Lemon Grove

                        About Me Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Set Up
                        • Easy To Use
                        • High Capacity
                        • Reliable
                        • Sleek Design

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder:

                            This device without the camera pretty much duplicates the recording functions of many of the AVCHD cameras. It will only record in a variation of HD, no SD. Would have been nice to add SD recording and a HDMI Input.

                            Video size makes for easy archiving

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                            5.0

                            Amazing recorder!

                            By Paradrenalin

                            from Phoenix, AZ

                            About Me Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Set Up
                            • Easy To Use
                            • High Capacity
                            • Reliable
                            • Sleek Design

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Movies
                              • Television

                              Comments about Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder:

                              I use the recorder for filming from a powered paraglider, its light small and perfect since im in the air and dont have much space to carry big cameras. Nice big LCD which is perfect to look at while im flying. Very high quality!

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                              5.0

                              I's great!

                              By CMC

                              from SP - Brasil

                              About Me Power User

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Set Up
                              • Easy To Use
                              • High Capacity

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Television

                                Comments about Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder:

                                Perfect! I have two. I will buy one more.

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                                5.0

                                A necessary addition to our toolbox.

                                By Jim

                                from Knoxville, Tn

                                About Me Power User

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Set Up
                                • Easy To Use
                                • High Capacity
                                • Reliable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder:

                                    I bought this unit to interface to an ATEM switcher in our HD production trailer to provide high quality HD recordings for our local TV station. The unit provides easy connection via the SDI input and supports both 720P and 1080i recording modes onto very inexpensive SD cards that are available locally. ...And you get a monitor display so you can monitor the recordings and playback and review.

                                    The unit replaces our DVCAM recorder that can only do standard def recordings with much more expensive media. We also bought the companion camera and are quite impressed with it. The cables are expensive though.

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                                    2.0

                                    Panasonic - set us free!

                                    By TO Film Geek

                                    from Toronto, Canada

                                    About Me Power User

                                    Verified Reviewer

                                    Pros

                                    • Attractive Design
                                    • Compact
                                    • Consistent Performance
                                    • Easy To Set Up
                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • High Quality Picture

                                    Cons

                                    • Needs more frame rates

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Broadcast
                                    • FilmVideo production

                                    Comments about Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder:

                                    This would be the bestselling production recorder IF ONLY Panasonic would issue a firmware update to allow recording to production frame rates like 23.976p, 24, psf, etc. Right now it only accepts those rates if paired to the panasonic mini-hd cam. I would have bought 4 of them by now if this were the case.

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                                    5.0

                                    What a cool little recorder!

                                    By Don

                                    from Omaha, NE

                                    About Me Pro videographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Compact Design
                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Highly Compatible
                                    • Professional Quality

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Location HD Video

                                      Comments about Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder:

                                      Small, lightweight, works as advertised. My only qualm is the mini jack for inserting audio. Wish there were XLRs!

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                                      5.0

                                      Awesome

                                      By Broad Caster

                                      from Miami, FL

                                      Pros

                                      • Compact Design
                                      • Easy To Use
                                      • Professional Quality

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Independent Films
                                        • In The Studio

                                        Comments about Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder:

                                        The quality of this little bad boy is unbelievable and the ability to record on cheap media makes it even more desirable.

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                                        5.0

                                        Exceptional

                                        By Alonso

                                        from Dominican REpublic

                                        About Me Business Owner

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Compact Design
                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Highly Compatible
                                        • Improves Performance
                                        • Professional Quality

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Complex Projects
                                          • In The Studio

                                          Comments about Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder:

                                          Exceptional product, easy to use, excellent view and imaging managing friendly.
                                          The only issue is that does not have still pictures during video recording

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                                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          4.0

                                          With a rebate this is AWESOME

                                          By JD

                                          from Philly, PA

                                          About Me Business Owner, Professional Artist

                                          Verified Reviewer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Use
                                          • Highly Compatible
                                          • Improves Performance
                                          • Professional Quality

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • In The Studio
                                            • Live production

                                            Comments about Panasonic AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Memory Card Portable Recorder:

                                            This recorder is deployed to record worship services at a Shrine in Philadelphia. But the story is much bigger. This little device can give you a great recording on a device you can afford to hand to a client. Its an almost universal format already. It's an HDSDI monitor! Its an HDSI to HDMI Converter.
                                            But EVEN better its a great little test apparatus..It can send or recieve Bars and Tone on SDI and HDMI. Thus it can be placed on a line for troubleshooting...But wait there's more..It has a scope...not the greatest scope but if you know what you are doing, all you need.

                                            It has one flaw, the tiny sdhc card door...be careful.
                                            If you need this, definitely click BUY NOW

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                                            Required item: A memory card (not included) is required to record your footage.

                                            Transcend -  16GB SDHC Memory Card Premium Class 10 UHS-I
                                            • You Pay: $8.79
                                             

                                            Video Cables

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                                            Connect your recorder to a camera or an external monitor.

                                            Pearstone -  10' SDI Video Cable - BNC to BNC
                                            • You Pay: $11.95
                                             

                                            System Extensions

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                                            Expand your recorder's capabilities with a camera head or microphone.

                                            Panasonic -  AG-HCK10 POVCAM Full HD Camera Head
                                            • Sugg Retail Price: $1,245.00
                                             

                                            Batteries & Chargers

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                                            Always keep a spare battery handy so you won't get caught without power.

                                            Panasonic -  VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
                                            • You Pay: $109.99
                                             
                                            Watson -  VW-VBG260 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4, 2300mAh)
                                            • You Pay: $49.99
                                             

                                            Power Accessories

                                            Don't get caught without power with external battery options.

                                            Panasonic -  QR-HOTSWAP-HMR Power Adapter Mount
                                            • You Pay: $387.95
                                            Usually ships in 2-4 weeks i This is a Special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 2-4 weeks (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment. Item is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
                                             

                                            Increase your shooting convenience and flexibility with the aid of additional mounts.

                                            Panasonic -  MDR15-MOUNT Mount for AGMDR15 SD Card Recorder
                                            • You Pay: $189.95
                                            Usually ships in 2-4 weeks i This is a Special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 2-4 weeks (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment. Item is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
                                             

                                            LCD Hoods & Protective Coverings

                                            Shield your recorder's screen from unwanted glare.

                                            Panasonic -  HMR10-HOOD LCD Hood
                                            • You Pay: $109.95
                                            Usually ships in 2-4 weeks i This is a Special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 2-4 weeks (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment. Item is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
                                             
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