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VariCam 35

Panasonic Publishes Firmware Upgrade Schedules for VariCam 35 and HS

Panasonic has published roadmaps for scheduled firmware upgrades adding new features — codecs and recording formats, remote control options, LDS lens data support, and more — to the VariCam 35 and the VariCam HS. If you need a refresher on the … more »

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Panasonic Ships AJ-PG50 AVC-Ultra Field Recorder

Panasonic is shipping its first field recorder that supports AVC-Ultra recording. The AH-PG250 can be used for back-up recording and file copying as well as for outboard recording of footage from older P2 cameras to AVC-Ultra codecs. The PG50 supports AVC-Intra … more »

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From the Trenches: The Panasonic AJ-PX270 Goes Behind the Scenes for Equals

Following up my initial impressions of Panasonic’s AJ-PX270 back in April, I have since had the opportunity to work extensively with the new camera shooting behind-the-scenes for Equals, a futuristic love story produced by Ridley Scott and starring Nicolas Hoult … more »

VariCam 35

Panasonic Prices the New VariCams

On Friday, reseller AbelCine posted details of the pricing for Panasonic's new VariCams, which have been configured for the first time as modular systems. A full VariCam 35 (4K/4096×2160) camera package (pictured, top), including recording and control module, color viewfinder, and … more »

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Panasonic’s HC-X1000 Is a 4K Run-and-Gun Camcorder for $3,500

Panasonic announced a $3,500 single-chip CMOS 4K camera, the HC-X1000, at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin last week, taking aim at Sony's consumer FDR-AX1 and pro PXW-Z100 offerings. Panasonic's Matt Frazer, national field training manager, said the camera, designed … more »

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VariCam 35: First Look

Light Iron's Michael Cioni directed the first demo reel (and composed the music!) for the forthcoming Panasonic VariCam 35. Cinematographers include Cioni, Suny Behar, Thatcher Kelley, Aaron Kroger, Keenan Mock and Marc Vanocur; the colorist was Light Iron's Ian Vertovec.

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Panasonic Updates AG-AC90 with New Recording Modes

Panasonic is upgrading its $2250 AG-AC90 AVCCAM handheld camcorder with two new recording modes and a handful of other improvements. The new model is known as the AG-AC90A, but current users can get the new features via a free firmware … more »

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Panasonic Announces Lumix DMC-FZ1000 with UHD Recording

Competition in the consumer-grade camera market got hotter this week with Panasonic's announcement that the new Lumix DMC-FZ1000 camera would offer Ultra HD 3840×2160 video recording for $900. The FZ1000 has a one-inch 20.1 megapixel MOS sensor and can record … more »

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Review: Panasonic AG-GH4U Mirrorless 4K Camera

It shoots remarkable images at 4K resolution, records 10-bit 4:2:2 in full HD at up to 200 Mbps, captures images from 2-96 fps, offers true professional balanced audio and 3G-SDI output to an external recorder or monitor. Recording internally to … more »

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NAB 2014 Video: Panasonic

Steve Cooperman gives James Mathers an up-close look at the new VariCam 35.