Panasonic AJ-PX270 microP2 Handheld AVC-ULTRA HD Camcorder
The Panasonic AJ-PX270 is the first P2 HD handheld camcorder that features AVC-ULTRA recording, delivering the high quality and incredible efficiency of low-bit-rate recording, the creative controls of a high-end shoulder production camera and the flexibility of 3G/4G/LTE wireless connectivity – all in a compact, 5-lb. package.
It’s the ultimate news acquisition tool, perfect for a wide range of sports, corporate, education and event applications. The Panasonic AJ-PX270 allows you to shoot anything, anywhere – from the street, to the studio, to the set – with incredible speed and control.
AVC-ULTRA Codec Family Provides a Wide Range of Recording Bit Rates
With its innovative AVC-ULTRA codec; the Panasonic AJ-PX270 features both low-bit rate and normal recordings. For high quality recording; the camera records in 100Mbps AVC-Intra100; as well as 200 Mbps AVC-ULTRA Class 200 (optional).
For applications where file size is critical; e.g.; for wireless feeds; the Panasonic AJ-PX270 records in low-bit rate AVC-LongG for extended recording and AVC-LongG25 enables extended 1920 x 1080 10-bit 4:2:2 broadcast-quality recording (four times longer than AVC-Intra100 for the same memory space).
New 22x Zoom Lens with Three Manual Rings
A newly designed; compact; 22X zoom lens offers a wide 28 mm to tele 616 mm (35mm equivalent) zoom range. Its three manual operation lens rings zoom; focus and iris — provide a comfortable manual control similar to interchangeable lenses; but without the need for actual lens changes. The zoom ring’s solid feel and smooth action allows delicate ultra-slow zooming.
In addition; the camera’s multi-step zoom control provides fast response and smooth zoom action; providing the creative freedom every camera operator wants. And the zoom control on the handle enables variable speed zoom; allowing fine zoom control even for low angle shots.
Network Function with Wireless Connection
Networking functions are included as standard; and options are available to allow for proxy video to be automatically uploaded to the cloud and for compatibility with a planned cloud workflow; allowing immediate editing from a remote location.
The Panasonic AJ-PX270 features a Wireless LAN function via an optional Wireless LAN dongle and supports the existing Panasonic live uplink solutions. Dongle support for wireless workflow over a mobile 3G/4G/LTE network is also scheduled for the near future. Thanks to these wireless features; users of the Panasonic AJ-PX270 can easily uplink low-bit rate proxy data and full quality broadcast content.
The handheld camera’s network function makes the production work-flow more efficient and accelerates the broadcasting work-flow from shooting to on-air.
Two microP2 Card Slots
Two microP2 card slots enable the ultimate cost-effective operation. The microP2 card; with the same reliability as the P2 card; can be used without an adapter