Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2HD Solid-State Camcorder Anton Bauer Kit

Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2HD Solid-State Camcorder Anton Bauer Kit

Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2HD Solid-State Camcorder Anton Bauer Kit

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  • 1080p
  • P2 Solid-State Technology
  • Multiple Frame Rates
  • HD-SDI
  • Dynamic Range Stretch
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  • 1Description

The Panasonic AG-HPX170 is a handheld P2HD camera which builds on the tradition and success of the AG-HVX200. The camera's enhanced sensor provides lower noise levels while increasing sensitivity in low-light situations. Unlike the AG-HVX200, the AG-HPX170 does not include a tape drive, opting for a lighter and more durable frame.

In this case "less" certainly means more; removal of the deck translates into a variety of extra features, including a 75mm lens with improved wide-angle capability, vector scope, waveform monitor, HD-SDI output, a 6-Pin locking FireWire port, and 3 focus-assist modes. This package comes with the Anton Bauer ElipZ Battery system, including an adapter and charger. Additionally, the kit comes with a 32GB P2 memory card, camcorder bag, mini hood, and white balancing card.

Good Things Come In Small Packages
The AG-HPX170 feels much like the acclaimed AG-DVX100, as opposed to its more similar and larger cousin, the AG-HVX200. Reducing weight makes the camera easy to hold; at 4.2 lbs the camera is very comfortable on long shoots.
Professional Camera Functions
The AG-HPX170 comes equipped with a variety of professional features usually unheard of for a camera in its class. Features include an HD-SDI output for shooting uncompressed footage directly to a deck or computer. The camera also comes with a 6-pin locking FireWire port making it more robust and less prone to accidental yanks. Other functions include a waveform monitor, histogram, vector scope and delete-last-clip button.
P2 Flash Memory Recording Storage
P2 is a recording medium for professional systems. Since P2 cards use no drive mechanisms, they provide superior resistance to impact, vibration and temperature changes. There is currently a choice between 16GB and 32GB P2 cards. A 32GB card will record 32 minutes of the highest quality HDTV video, 88 minutes of 720p/24 frame video or over 2 hours of standard definition DVCPRO25/MiniDV video.
Superior Quality Lens
The 13x zoom lens system features 13 lens elements in 10 groups, including three aspherical lenses. Panasonic has reduced the front lens element from 67mm on the AG-HVX200 to 53.2mm on the AG-HPX170. The use of low-dispersion glass reduces color aberration while a multi-coating process minimizes flare and ghosting.
Super Sensitive CCDs
Each pixel has a large light-receiving area, giving this advanced 1/3" progressive CCD the kind of high sensitivity not available in previous compact HD cameras. This advanced CCD combines with a newly developed 14-bit digital signal processor (DSP) to achieve a balance of high resolution and high S/N ratio that rivals even the most sophisticated HD broadcasting cameras.
Advanced Digital Signal Processor
The AG-HPX170 advanced digital signal processor uses 14-bit A/D conversion and 19-bit inner processing to attain unprecedented accuracy. While the camera does not record 1080/60p, it is from this capture that all other signals are made. The DSP performs a variety of adjustments, including eight types of gamma settings, for each of the R, G and B channels. It also converts the signals to HD or SD format. With a performance equivalent to the processors used in many higher-end HD cameras, this DSP helps the camera deliver beautiful images in all video formats.
DVCPRO HD Codec
Using the DVCPRO HD codec recording system, the AG-HPX170 records HD video with outstanding image and audio quality onto a P2 card in file format. This codec, thanks to a low compression ratio at a video bit rate of 100 Mbps (1080/59.94i, 720/59.94p) and the easy-to-edit intraframe compression system, is suitable for recording fast-moving subjects with no motion artifacts other than motion blur. The 4:2:2 sampling rate minimizes jaggies at chroma edges and is advantageous in image and compositing. Sound quality is excellent too, thanks to DVCPRO HD's uncompressed 16-bit, 4-channel digital audio recording capability.
VariCam Functions
The AG-HPX170 inherits many of the functions of the popular VariCam which enhanced the production of movies and television programs. It has variable frame rate features that respond to fast and slow action. Its true 24p/30p progressive video, cine-like gamma curves, and cine-like color matrix capture images and scenes with much the same look and feel as footage from a film camera. All controls and system interfaces are designed to meet professional needs.
Optical Image Stabilizer
The optical image stabilization system ensures glass smooth images even with moderate shaking while shooting hand-held.
In the Box
Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2HD Solid-State Camcorder Anton Bauer Kit
  • 16GB P2 Card
  • Barry Green's HVX and HPX Book
  • AC Adapter/Charger
  • AC Cord
  • DC Cord
  • Eye Cup
  • 5400mAh Battery Pack
  • Wireless Remote
  • Microphone Holder
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Ferrite Core
  • Component Video Cable
  • Pin-BNC Conversion Plug
  • P2 Card Software Driver
  • Installation CD-ROM
  • 1-Year Warranty (Upon Purchase) 5-Year Warranty (Once Registered)
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Signal System NTSC
    1080/60i, 30p, 24p
    720/60p, 30p, 24p
    480/60i, 30p, 24p
    Image Device 3-CCD, 1/3"
    16:9 Native Aspect Chips
    Lens Leica Dicomar 13x Zoom
    3.9-51mm f/1.6-3.0
    (35mm Equivalence 28-368mm)
    72mm Filter Diameter
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Horizontal Resolution 1080 Lines
    Sensitivity Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Minimum Illumination 3 lux
    Vertical Smear Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Built-in Filters 1/8 ND, 1/64 ND
    LCD Monitor 3.5", 210,000 Pixels
    Viewfinder 0.44" Color, 235,000 Pixels
    Scan Matching Yes
    Different Ranges for Different Record Modes
    Memory Card Slot SD Memory Cards for Scene-File Sharing
    Two P2 Card Slots for Video
    Shutter Speed Range 60i/60p mode
    (Preset) 1/60 (off), 1/100, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000,1/2000s
    30p/30pN mode
    1/30, 1/50 (off), 1/60, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000s
    24p/24pA/24pN mode
    1/24, 1/50 (off), 1/60, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000
    Gain Selection 0-18dB Range
    VTR
    Tape Format Not Applicable
    Tape Speed Not Applicable
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Maximum Recording Time Not Applicable
    Audio
    Audio Dynamic Range Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Audio Signal Format 16 bit/48kHz Four Channels
    Audio Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz
    Signal to Noise Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
    General
    Input and Output Connectors Component Video: Video Terminal (x1 Output)
    Composite Video: RCA (x1 Output)
    HD/SD-SDI: BNC (x1 Output)
    Analog Audio L/R: 3-Pin XLR (x2 Input)
    Line: Pin-Jack (x1 Output)
    FireWire: 6-Pin Locking
    USB 2.0: MiniB
    Camera Remote: 2.5mm Super Mini (Zoom), 3.5mm Mini (Focus/Iris)
    Power Requirements 7.2VDC (with Battery)
    7.9VDC (with AC Adapter)
    Power Consumption 10.9W (without LCD Monitor)
    11.7W (with LCD monitor)
    13.8W (Max)
    Operating Temperature 32-104°F (0-40°C)
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 6.1 x 7.1 x 15.7" (15.4 x 18 x 39.7cm)
    Weight Without P2 and Battery
    4.2 lbs (1.9kg)

    With P2 and Battery
    5 lbs (2.3kg)

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