Panasonic HC-VX981K 4K Ultra HD Camcorder

Panasonic HC-VX981K 4K Ultra HD Camcorder
Key Features
  • Ultra HD 4K Video at 24/30 fps
  • 1/2.3" BSI MOS Sensor
  • 20x Leica Dicomar Optical Zoom Lens
  • Wireless Multicamera Support
Combining Ultra HD 4K video recording with in-camera 4K cropping and editing tools, the Panasonic HC-VX981K 4K Ultra HD Camcorder offers simple yet powerful operation to enable users of all levels to capture high-quality UHD 4K and Full HD video. The camcorder is packed with advanced features including an HDR Movie Mode to retain more highlight and shadow information, and a Wireless Multicamera function that lets you add and record up to two picture-in-picture video feeds from mobile devices connected via Wi-Fi. This gives you the ability to capture multiple angles and viewpoints simultaneously for a unique video experience.
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can the video light be turned off?
Asked by: Anonymous
There is a setting in the set-up menu where you can set the light to OFF.
Answered by: Andrea O.
Date published: 2018-08-27

Can I connect a remote control to this camera for ...

Can I connect a remote control to this camera for zooming?
Asked by: reyson arturo
This camcorder does not have a port for a wired remote however you can download an app to control this camcorder wirelessly from a smart phone or tablet.
Answered by: Jabari
Date published: 2021-02-05


how can i make sure the light does not turn on(override)?
Asked by: Anonymous
There is a setting in the set-up menu to set the light to off. When light setting is set to AUTO, the camera will activate the light when it senses it is needed.
Answered by: Andrea O.
Date published: 2018-08-27


Does this camera has headphone out for monitoring? Line out over AV out will not do the job....Canon camcorders have that option.
Asked by: Hernan H.
I do not undestrand why the responses from William D. and Jon B. are marked Inaccurate . There is an 85 mv, 32 ohm stereo minijack entrance for headphones monitoring, and it is located exactly as they say, on the right side, closest from the front end (lens), just ahead of the hand strap. It has a cover and the cover is marked with the headphones sign !!
Answered by: Gustavo V.
Date published: 2018-08-27


What about the specs of the slow motion mode? Or has this feature been removed?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Camera's slow motion mode is a faux 60fps conformed to 24p in camera. It uses MP4 28mbps to do this. You would get better results to shoot in MP4 50mbps 60fps and then use editing software to conform the footage to 24p. The Slow motion mode is designed for consumers who don't know any better.
Answered by: Doug V.
Date published: 2018-08-26


What's the difference between this model and last year's HC-VX870K model? They seem identical when using the Compare tool.
Asked by: Kareem
I think in-camera editing.
Answered by: Lewie B.
Date published: 2019-02-15

¿Can I do Facebook lives or recording using ...

¿Can I do Facebook lives or recording using programs like Xsplit connecting this camcorder by USB port? ¿full HD?
Asked by: Anonymous
You cannot connect this camcorder to a computer through USB for live streaming. However you can connect it to an HDMI Capture Device for streaming. The Magewell USB Capture HDMI Gen 2 is even compatible with XSplit.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-07-28


What is the aperture range (f-stops)?
Asked by: Martin
The Maximum Aperture f/1.8 - f/3.6
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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