PROFESSIONAL DESIGN AND INTERFACES
The AG-HMC70 series is compact
and lightweight, yet features a large
shoulder pad, hand grip and
viewfinder for the same kind of
shoulder-mounted operation as a
The 3-point system keeps shooting
stable even when zooming and
Professional-Level Audio with
XLR Line/Mic In
The AG-HMC70 series comes
equipped with a built-in stereo
microphone and with XLR-type
audio input terminals (2 channels,
mic/line switchable, +48V
compatible) on the rear panel. You
can switch audio channels 1 and 2
separately to either line or front mic
input, which is especially useful
when recording interviews or narration.
Pro-Type Analogue A/V Outputs
A host of outputs, including component HD/SD video
output (BNC x 3), composite SD video output (BNC), and
audio output (RCA x 2 channels), let you connect to an
external monitor for viewing, video equipment for dubbing,
and various other devices.
The AG-HMC70 series
viewfinder is as large as
those offered on many
A slide mechanism lets you
shift the viewfinder to the
left or right for maximum
comfort. You can also use
the viewfinder and LCD
monitor at the same time.
Recessed Trigger and Zoom Control
on Upper Handle Grip
In addition to the lens grip,
the upper part of the handle
grip contains both the Rec
Start/Stop button and a lens
zoom control. This design
assures easy shooting even at
low angles or when using a
tripod. The zoom speed can
be set to any of three speed
*The battery shown in the photo is an option.
The AG-HMC70 series comes with a VW-VBG260 battery.
HDMI Digital HD Output Terminal
The AG-HMC70 series is equipped with a next-generation
HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) output terminal.
It connects to HDMI-compatible systems to allow direct digital
transferring of high-quality HD video and audio signals.
PC Connection via USB 2.0
The standard USB terminal (typeB) allows the
AG-HMC70 series to connect to a PC in device mode. This
lets a Windows PC installed with the provided HD Writer
Version 2.5 software to upload, copy, and write HD video
files, as well as transfer them to AVCHD-compatible editing
software for HD production.
Other Professional Specifications
•Tally lamps on the front and rear
•Large-capacity (5800 mAh) battery pack optional
•Colour bar signal output