Panasonic Announces Micro Four-Thirds Pro Camcorder

AG AF100 Panasonic Announces Micro Four Thirds Pro Camcorder

Panasonic announces its first micro four-thirds format pro camcoder – AG-AF100. A blend of 4/3” Sensor with Superior Video Quality, Professional Audio
Inputs, Variable Frame Rates, SDXC Card Technology.

AG AF100 Panasonic Announces Micro Four Thirds Pro Camcorder

Panasonic announces its first micro four-thirds format pro camcoder -
AG-AF100. A blend of 4/3” Sensor with Superior Video Quality,
Professional Audio
Inputs, Variable Frame Rates, SDXC Card Technology.

Its expected launch date is end of 2010, prices are not announced.

The design of the AF100’s micro 4/3-inch sensor will allow the kind of depth of field
and field of view similar to that of 35mm movie cameras in a less
expensive camera body.

Not to mention, the AG-AF100 is equipped with an interchangeable lens mount, allowing you to even equip lenses with fixed focal lengths and primes.

Technical-wise, the AF100 incorporates a 4/3-inch, 16:9 MOS imager. The camcorder
records 1080/60i, 50i, 30p, 25p and 24p (native) and 720/60p, 50p, 30p,
25p and 24p (native) in AVCHD’s highest-quality PH mode (maximum
24Mbps) and is 60Hz
and 50Hz switchable.

The interfaces supported include HD-SDI out, HDMI, time code
recording, built-in stereo microphone and USB 2.0. The AF100 features
two XLR inputs with +48V Phantom Power capability, 48-kHz/16-bit
two-channel digital audio recording and supports LPCM/Dolby-AC3.

You may check out the official press release here

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