Panasonic HC-MDH3 AVCHD Shoulder Mount Camcorder with LCD Touchscreen & LED Light

Panasonic HC-MDH3 AVCHD Shoulder Mount Camcorder with LCD Touchscreen & LED Light

Panasonic HC-MDH3 AVCHD Shoulder Mount Camcorder with LCD Touchscreen & LED Light

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Product Highlights

  • HD Camcorder with Built-In LED Light
  • 1/3.1" BSI MOS Sensor
  • 1920 x 1080 up to 59.94p
  • 20x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 5-Axis Hybrid O.I.S.
  • Single Manual Lens Ring
  • 0.24" EVF / 3" LCD Touchscreen
  • Records MP4, MOV & AVCHD to SDXC Cards
  • Dual SDXC Card Slots
  • Illuminating Lens Recording Ring
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Panasonic HC-MDH3 Overview

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Panasonic's HC-MDH3 AVCHD Shoulder Mount Camcorder with LCD Touchscreen & LED Light is at home shooting corporate, event, or indie projects. It features a 1/3.1" BSI MOS sensor for improved low-light performance and incorporates a 20x zoom lens with five-axis hybrid image stabilization. The lens also features a single manual ring that you select to control focus, zoom, or iris. Built into the top handle is an LED light for illuminating your subject.

Two viewfinders provide you with a choice of operating the camera with either a traditional tilt-up color EVF, or a pullout LCD high-resolution touchscreen. The LCD touchscreen is positioned above the lens for a more natural viewing experience when shooting handheld. The camera records in MP4, MOV, or AVCHD codecs, and features dual SDXC media card slots, allowing you to use relay or simultaneous recording. The lens incorporates an illuminating ring that indicates when the camera is in standby or record mode. You can also deactivate the indicator if you wish.

A built-in LED light illuminates your subjects with a bright beam (300 lux at 3') of daylight-balanced light. If the beam is too harsh, an included diffusion filter covers and softens the light.
The integrated 20x optical zoom lens provides sharp images and an equivalent 35mm focal length range of 29.5 to 612mm (16:9). The lens also features a 49mm filter thread.
The camera employs a five-axis hybrid optical image stabilizer (O.I.S.) compensating for side-to-side, up-down, and forward-back handheld shake.
Features Picture Tone settings—standard and sharp. Selecting sharp boosts the contrast and a more vibrant color matrix is used, while sharpening is applied.
The sensor features a design that moves the circuitry normally found in front of the photosites to the back of the sensor's substrate. This allows for more photons to strike the photosites, increasing the sensitivity of the sensor.
The camera incorporates a built-in microphone.
White balance: Auto / 3200K / 5600K / VAR (2000-15,000K) / Ach Fixed / Bch Fixed.
Selectable between 20 thumbnails/page, 9 thumbnails/page, and 1 thumbnail/page.
It features professional assist functions such as histogram display, color bar monitor, zebra bars, focus expand, focus peaking, and Area Mode function.
UPC: 885170331822
In the Box
Panasonic HC-MDH3 AVCHD Shoulder Mount Camcorder with LCD Touchscreen & LED Light
  • AC Adapter
  • AC Cable
  • 2900mAh Rechargeable Battery
  • EVF Eyepiece Cup
  • Lens Cap
  • Light Diffusion Filter
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Panasonic HC-MDH3 Specs

    Sensor
    Sensor 1/3.1"-Type BSI MOS Sensor
    Effective Pixels 6.03 MP (16:9)
    Camera
    Illumination Standard: 1400 Lux
    Minimum: 1.2 Lux (Super Gain 36 dB, Shutter 1/25)
    Focus Auto/Manual
    Shutter Speed 50p/i: 1/6 to 1/8000
    Super Slow: 1/100 to 1/8000
    Optics
    Focal Length 4.08 to 81.6mm
    35mm Equivalent Focal Length 29.5 to 612mm (16:9)
    Maximum Aperture f/1.8 to f/3.6
    Zoom Optical: 20x
    Intelligent: 40x (In HD)
    Digital: 2x, 5x, 10x
    Iris Auto/Manual
    Filter Size 49 mm
    Recording
    System NTSC
    Formats MP4
    1920 x 1080 59.94p 50M: Average 50 Mb/s (VBR), LPCM
    1920 x 1080 59.94i 50M: Average 50 Mb/s (VBR), LPCM
    1920 x 1080 29.97p 50M: Average 50 Mb/s (VBR), LPCM
    1920 x 1080 23.98p 50M: Average 50 Mb/s (VBR), LPCM

    MOV
    1920 x 1080 59.94p 50M: Average 50 Mb/s (VBR), LPCM
    1920 x 1080 59.94i 50M: Average 50 Mb/s (VBR), LPCM
    1920 x 1080 29.97p 50M: Average 50 Mb/s (VBR), LPCM
    1920 x 1080 23.98p 50M: Average 50 Mb/s (VBR), LPCM

    AVCHD
    PS: 1920 x 1080 59.94p, Average 25 Mb/s (VBR)
    PH: 1920 x 1080 59.94i, Average 21 Mb/s (VBR))
    PH: 1920 x 1080 23.98p, Average 21 Mb/s (VBR)
    HA: 1920 x 1080 59.94i, Average 17 Mb/s (VBR)
    HE: 1440 x 1080 59.94i, Average 5 Mb/s (VBR)
    PM: 1280 x 720 59.94p, Average 8 Mb/s (VBR)
    SA: 720 x 480 59.94i (Side Crop/Squeeze), Average 9 Mb/s (VBR)
    Card Slots Dual SDHC/SDXC
    Media Capacity 32 GB to 2 TB
    Still Image Resolution JPEG
    1920 x 1080: 2.1 MP
    640 x 480: 0.3 MP
    640 x 360: 0.2 MP
    Audio Format MOV: LPCM
    MP4: LPCM
    AVCHD: Dolby (2-Ch)
    Input/Output Connectors
    Inputs 1 x 3.5 mm Mini Jack (Zoom)
    1 x 2.5 mm Super Mini Jack (Focus/Iris)
    1 x 3.5 mm Stereo Mini (Mic)
    Outputs 1 x A/V
    1 x HDMI Type A
    1 x USB 3.0 Type-A (Host)
    1 x USB 3.0 Micro-B
    Headphone Jack 3.5 mm Stereo Mini
    Built-in Mic Yes
    Built-in Speaker Yes
    Accessory Shoe 1 x Cold Shoe
    Tripod Mount 1/4"-20
    Display
    LCD Screen Type: Touchscreen LCD
    Size: 3.0" / 7.6 cm
    Resolution: 460,800 Dots
    EVF Size: 0.24" / 0.61 cm
    Resolution: 1.55 MP
    LEDs
    Photometric Data Clear: 300 Lux @ 3.28' / 1 m
    With Included Diffusion: 70 Lux @ 3.28' / 1 m
    Beam Angle 30° (Approximately)
    Color Temperature 5000K (Approximately)
    General
    Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery, 7.2 VDC
    Charging Method AC Adapter
    Power Consumption Recording: 9.2 W
    Charging: 27. W
    Dimensions 8.07 x 8.54 x 19.4" / 20.50 x 21.69 x 49.28 cm
    Weight 5.1 lb / 2.3 kg (Without Battery or SD Card)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 9.05 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 22.3 x 13.2 x 12.3"

    Panasonic HC-MDH3 Reviews

    HC-MDH3 AVCHD Shoulder Mount Camcorder with LCD Touchscreen & LED Light is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The new onboard light feature is handy This camera has all the features that we depend on in an AVCHD model, and we're in love with the new light feature! We do a lot of taping in the field, and it has already helped during an interview that ran until dusk.
    Date published: 2018-07-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from PANASONIC HC-MDH3 I HAVEN'T HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO DO SOME EXTENDED SHOOTING WITH THIS CAMCORDER YET;THIS CAMCORDER HAS FULL HD, VERSUS MY PREVIOUS PANASONIC CAMCORDER THE AG-HMC70P;I'M MORE DISSAPOINTED WITH PANASONIC THAN WITH THE CAMCORDER, SOME OF THE OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES LIKE THE VW-LF49N OR BATTERY PACK AG-VBR59 AREN'T AVAILABLE YET;WHEN I TRIED TO REGISTER IT ON PANASONIC USA WEBSITE IT'S NOT EVEN LISTED;CALLED CUSTOMER SERVICE AND THEY REFERRED ME TO PANASONIC CANADA, WHEN I OBJECTED THEY SPOKE TO A SUPERVISOR AND THEN ACKNOWLEDGED IT AS A USA MODEL;THEY REFERRED ME TO ANOTHER WEBSITE FOR MORE INFO, IT WASN'T OPERATIONAL. VERY FRUSTRATING;IN THE END I PURCHASED A 49MM SONY/ZEISS PROTECTOR FILTER. OTHERWISE I LOVE THE CAMCORDER.
    Date published: 2018-09-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from excelent excelent
    Date published: 2018-07-24
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