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Panasonic HX-A100 Full HD Wearable POV Camcorder (Black)

Price: $299.00
Instant Savings: $150.00
You Pay: $149.00
Product Highlights
  • Records Full HD 1080/60p Video
  • Slow Motion 720p at 120fps
  • Capture 5.3MP Still Photos
  • Wi-Fi and LiveChannel Streaming
  • Water Resistant to a Depth of 5'
  • Camera Head Weighs only 1.06 oz
  • Includes Earhook and Armband
  • Automatically Compensates for Tilt
  • Built-in Rechargeable Battery
  • Uses microSD and microSDHC Cards

The Panasonic HX-A100 Full HD Wearable POV Camcorder is a POV-style camera, with a lightweight (1.07 oz) lens/head that is tethered to the main unit by a flexible cable. An earhook and armband case are included, but the camera can be worn in any number of creative ways. The HX-A100 is waterproof to a depth of 5' and has a dustproof rating of IP5X. The camera is capable of recording Full HD 1920x1080/60p video and features a built-in microphone for monaural AAC audio.

New for June 2014 Fireware Update

Create Highlights with Serial Extraction
Analyzes the footage you have recorded, extracting the sections that are the most active or have the clearest images. The extracted clips are then edited together automatically in to a short video segment
Loop Recording
During extended recording that goes over an hour, this mode retains the most recent hour of video and erases the earlier data. This way the camera is perpetually recording so you can be sure not to miss the moment something important happens
Remaining Battery Indication on Main Unit
When you turn the power ON, Wi-Fi mode indicators on the main unit light up for five seconds. This lets you check the battery level without using a smartphone
Level Shot with Three Modes
The level shot function has been updated to support three modes: Strong, Standard, and OFF
Delay-Start Record
Waits three seconds from when you press the Record button before it actually starts recording to give to a moment to prepare
Mic ON/OFF Toggle via App
Using the Panasonic Image App , allows you to choose whether or not to record sound
Level Shot Check
This allows you to preview how hell the Level Shot function works for a particular scene, before you start recording
    You can check if you have the latest firmware by connecting the camcorder to a device running the Panasonic Image App, then selecting "Menu" -> "Camera Setup" -> "Device Info". At this point you will be advised to update if you are not already running the latest version.

    Additional Features

    Small and Lightweight
    The lens unit is only 1.07 ounces, and the total weight of the camera with the lens, the main body and an SD memory card is less than 6 ounces.
    Waterproof and Dustproof
    The waterproof design is IPX8 compliant for protection to a depth of 5 feet (1.5 m), and the dustproof construction guards against incursion by sand and other particles.
    Smart Sharing via Wi-Fi
    Memorable scenes can be distributed as videos on the Internet while recording in Full-HD. Users can remote record and instantly share images on SNS with a smartphone.
    Excellent Low-light Performance
    The bright f/2.5 lens, the 1/4.1" BSI sensor and Advanced Image Processing LSI enable the HX-A100 to capture clear images with minimal noise even in low lighting.
    Level Shot Function and Image Stabilizer
    Tilted shots are automatically leveled and fine blurring is suppressed.
    Slow Motion Video
    Impressive, slow-motion videos can be recorded in HD quality.
    An earhook and armband case are included, and optional accessories include a Multi Mount (sold separately) for attaching the lens unit to virtually any surface.
    Sensor 1x 1/4.1"  MOS Sensor
    Backside Illumination Yes
    Color Filter Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Pixel Gross 3,320,000
    Effective Pixels 2,800,000  (Wide Mode)
    1,620,000  (Standard Mode)
    1,310,000  (Image Stabilizer On)
    Focal Length 1.68 mm
    Maximum Aperture f/ 2.5
    Focusing Distance 11.8" / 30.0 cm - Infinity
    Angle of View 160° (Wide Mode)
    117° (Standard Mode, Image Stabilizer Off)
    104° (Standard Mode, Image Stabilizer On)
    Recording Media microSD/SDHC  
    Video Format MPEG4
    1920 x 1080p / 60 fps (28Mbps)
    1920 x 1080p / 30 fps (15Mbps)
    1280 x 720p / 60 fps (15Mbps)
    1280 x 720p / 30 fps (9Mbps)
    848 x 480p / 30 fps (4.5Mbps)
    Slow Motion Mode 60 fps recorded @ 1080 x 30p
    120 fps recorded @ 720 x 30p
    240 fps recorded @ 480 x 30p
    Still Image Resolution JPEG: 5.3 Megapixel, 3072 x 1728 (16:9)
    JPEG: 3 Megapixel, 2304 x 1296 (16:9)
    Image Stabilization Yes
    Waterproof Depth Rating 5.0' / 1.5 m (Camera)
    Dustproof Rating IP5X
    Lux 1400 (Standard Illumination)
    6 (Minimum Illumination)
    1 (Color Night Rec.)
    Shutter Speed 1/30-1/12000sec
    White Balance Modes Auto
    Indoor 1
    Indoor 2
    Built-in Mic Yes
    Built-in Speaker Yes
    Wi-Fi Yes, 802.11b/g/n
    Input/Output Connectors
    Inputs 1x USB 2.0
    Battery Rechargeable Lithium-polymer Battery Pack, 3.7VDC, 1450mAh
    Charging Method USB
    Charging Time Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Power Consumption Recording: 3.8 W
    Charging: 2.3 W
    Operating Temperature Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 1.2 x 1.2 x 2.6" / 30.0 x 30.0 x 67.0 mm (camera head only)
    2.4 x 3.7 x 1.0" / 60.0 x 94.0 x 25.0 mm (camera body only)
    Weight 1.06 oz / 30 g (camera head only)
    4.06 oz / 115 g (camera body only)
    5.82 oz / 165 g (head & body with SD card)
    Panasonic HX-A100 Full HD Wearable POV Camcorder (Black)
  • USB Cable
  • Software (HD Writer WE1.0)
  • Earhook
  • Armband Case
  • Extended Band
  • Adjuster (Large)
  • Limited Warranty (1-Year Parts and 90-Days Labor)
  • Required item: Recording media is not included. A memory card is required to record your footage.

    Transcend -  4GB microSDHC Memory Card Class 10 With microSD Adapter
    • You Pay: $6.95

    Bike, Pole & Roll-Bar Mounts

    Panasonic -  CMC10 Bike Mount for Wearable Camcorder System
    • You Pay: $21.08

    Chest, Head, Arm & Body Mounts

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    Panasonic -  Head Mount for HX-A100 and HX-A500 Wearable Camcorders
    • You Pay: $34.99

    Suction, Surf & Adhesive Mounts

    Panasonic -  Suction Cup Mount for HX-A100 and HX-A500 Wearable Camcorders
    • You Pay: $29.00

    To attach HX-A100 to this suction cup mount, the Panasonic tripod mount is required. B&H# PAVWCTA100

    Tripod Adapters & Shoe Mounts

    Panasonic -  Tripod Mount for HX-A100 & HX-A500 POV Camcorders
    • You Pay: $11.95
    Usually ships in 7-14 business days i Estimated arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days. An authorization for this product will be processed upon placing the order. You will be charged for this item at the time of Shipment.

    Tripods, Clamps & Fixed Mounts

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    Panasonic -  Multi Mount for HX-A100 & HX-A500 Action Camera
    • You Pay: $24.28

    Bags & Cases

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    Panasonic -  Multi-Case for HX-A100
    • You Pay: $29.00

    Microphones & Audio Adapters

    Panasonic -  Wind Jammer for HX-A100 and HX-A500 Wearable Camcorders
    • You Pay: $24.99
    New Item, Available for pre-order i This is a new item, We are accepting orders and they will be filled in the order they are received. An authorization for this product will be processed upon placing the order. Your order will only be charged at time of shipment.
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