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

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Panasonic HX-A100 Full HD Wearable POV Camcorder (Orange)
Key Features
  • Records Full HD 1080/60p Video
  • Slow Motion 720p at 120fps
  • Capture 5.3MP Still Photos
  • Wi-Fi and LiveChannel Streaming
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.
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Panasonic HX-A100 Overview

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 well 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.

    Accessories

    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.

    Panasonic HX-A100 Specs

    Camera
    Optics
    Focal Length1.68mm
    Maximum Aperturef/2.5
    Minimum Focus Distance11.8" / 30.0 cm
    Angle of View 160° (Wide Mode)
    117° (Standard Mode, Image Stabilizer Off)
    104° (Standard Mode, Image Stabilizer On)
    Recording
    Still Image SupportJPEG
    5.3 MP (3072 x 1728)
    JPEG
    3 MP (2304 x 1296)
    Exposure Control
    Shutter Speed1/30 - 1/12000 Second ()
    Features
    Image StabilizationDigital
    Waterproof Depth Rating5.0' / 1.5 m (Camera)
    IP RatingIP5X
    White Balance ModesAuto
    Daylight
    Indoor 1
    Indoor 2
    Manual
    Overcast
    Built-In MicYes
    Built-In SpeakerYes
    Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    Input/Output Connectors
    Inputs1 x USB 2.0 Type-A
    General
    BatteryRechargeable Lithium-Ion Polymer Battery Pack, 3.7 VDC, 1450 mAh
    Charging MethodUSB
    Power ConsumptionRecording: 3.8 W
    Charging: 2.3 W
    Dimensions (W x H x D)1.2 x 1.2 x 2.6" / 30.5 x 30.5 x 66.0 mm (camera head only)
    2.4 x 3.7 x 1.0" / 61.0 x 94.0 x 25.4 mm (camera body only)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.6 x 5.7 x 3.6"
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    It's built into the device. Regardless, it has terrible video quality.
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    I am curious if I can charge the camera while it is in operation? Looking for ways to extend the battery life until the official Battery extension from panasonic arrives. Thanks!
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