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Panasonic DVX200 firmware update

Panasonic Updates AG-DVX200 4K Camcorder

Panasonic released a firmware upgrade for its AG-DVX200PJ 4/3-inch handheld 4K camcorder that enables a "fast scan" mode to reduce skewing in certain recording modes and improves color reproduction at higher brightness levels for more accurate skin tones. Other features include … more »


Panasonic Ships DVX200 4K Camera

Panasonic's new sub-$5,000 4K MFT camera, the AG-DVX200, has begun shipping. The first DVX200 left the company's Okayama factory on September 25, according to a blog post by Panasonic Professional Imaging Director Kunihiko Miyagi, and the cameras started showing up at … more »


Panasonic Demos 4K Live Production at IBC

Panasonic is showing its full 4K live production line-up at IBC, anchored by the new AK-UC3000 4K studio camera.  The AK-UC3000 is due this winter and shoots in UHD with shockless gain and multi-step noise reduction features. It's spotlighted at … more »


Panasonic’s 4K AG-DVX200PJ Camcorder Will Cost $4,695

Panasonic set a $4,695 suggested list price for the new AG-DVX200PJ 4K handheld camcorder, which it said will begin shipping in October. Announced at NAB 2015, the DVX200PJ is a 4/3-inch handheld camcorder with a fixed F2.8-F4.5 zoom lens that records … more »


Panasonic VariCam 35 Wins HPA Engineering Award for 4K Imager

The Hollywood Post Alliance announced that it will honor Panasonic with its 2015 Engineering Award for the 4K imager the company developed for its VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder. The HPA award, which will be given during the organization's tenth annual gala on … more »

Analyst Says DSLRs Are On Their Way Out for Pro Video Shooters

The use of DSLRs by pro video shooters in Europe and the U.S. is on a steep decline, according to a new report from Luton, U.K.-based research firm Futuresource Consulting. Analyst Nicky Price observes in the company's Convergence in Pro … more »


New VariCams Get Modular as Panasonic Ships Extension Unit

Panasonic has begun shipping a five-meter extension unit for the VariCam 35 and VariCam HS camera/recorders that will finally allow users to take advantage of the new VariCams' modular design, separating the camera head from the recorder. The company said … more »


Codex Ships V-Raw Recorder for Panasonic VariCam 35

VariCam fans rejoice—the Codex V-Raw Recorder, which adds raw capture capabilities to Panasonic's 4K camera system, is finally shipping worldwide. Originally announced for December 2014 release, the V-Raw Recorder's absence from VariCam workflow has limited the camera's utility for shooters … more »

VariCam 35 5000 ISO

Panasonic’s VariCam 35 Now Available to Chicago DPs

The Chicago-based Daufenbach Camera announced today it has added Panasonic's VariCam 35 native 4K camera to its equipmental rental offerings, giving Chicago-area filmmakers the chance to shoot with the camera's dual native 800/5000 ISO, a potential game changer in extreme low-light … more »


Panasonic Announces Sub-$5,000 AG-DVX200 4K Camcorder

At NAB, Panasonic announced the AG-DVX200, a 4K handheld camcorder with a 4/3-inch sensor, two XLR audio inputs, and a fixed 13x optical zoom lens.  The camera shoots 4K at 60p (up to 120p in HD) and features a V-Log L gamma … more »