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Memory Card Camera-Recorder
A powerful 13x zoom lens with a wider, 30mm angle of view (35mm equivalent),
and a new progressive CCD greatly improves S/N ratio and lowers smear.


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  • Page 1 Memory Card Camera-Recorder A powerful 13x zoom lens with a wider, 30mm angle of view (35mm equivalent), and a new progressive CCD greatly improves S/N ratio and lowers smear. Mini Digital Video Cassette...
  • Page 2 P2 HD Camcorder for a Wide Range of Video Productions. Panasonic's handheld P2 HD camcorders are packed with advanced video technologies. The AG-HVX200 is widely praised as a revolutionary professional production tool for an array of applications, from filmmaking through broadcasting.
  • Page 3 Producing "Paths to Civilization" in China Producing a documentary in Polynesia Producing a movie in Japan...
  • Page 4 30mm angle of view (35mm equivalent). The new lens, which is signal processor for 1080/60p video based on Panasonic's acclaimed wide-angle lens design, covers most signals uses 14-bit A/D conversion and shooting situations without requiring a wide-angle conversion lens. Its 19-bit inner processing to attain minimum object distance (MOD) of about 1.9 ft (0.6 meter) at the...
  • Page 5 High-Resolution Native Progressive 1080/60p Scan HD/SD Multi-Format Recording Progressive to interlace conversion, cross conversion and down The AG-HVX200A can record onto a P2 card in 1080/24p* , 1080/60i conversion all start with the 1080p/60 scan. That initial 1080p Native or 720/60p HD, and it's compatible with the SD (480i) format currently Progressive Scan offers the highest level of vertical resolution possible used in television production.
  • Page 6 P2 Card Revolution THE SPEED AND CONVENIENCE OF P2 A Semiconductor Memory again for years — slashing media costs and operational maintenance while also minimizing impact on the environment. that Reflects Today's Leading Digital Technologies P2: The Next-Generation Media Super-Compact, Large Capacity and High Speed P2, which stands for Professional Plug-in, is a compact solid-state Immediate Startup and Better Data Protection memory card designed for professional AV use.
  • Page 7 Marker. * This function requires P2 viewer or P2CMS software for Windows PC or MAC computers, which P2 users can download for free. Visit and click "P2 Support and Download." Connects Directly to PCs and Macs In PC mode, the AG-HVX200A connects directly via USB 2.0 to a PC running Windows.
  • Page 8 DVCPRO HD stream from the IEEE 1394 connector as it records. This lets you produce a backup copy using a connected external Hard Disk recorder, such as the Panasonic AJ-HD1200A DVCPRO HD recorder or the Focus Enhancements •Higher-speed shooting at 26* to 60 fp produces slow-motion effects.
  • Page 9 Works to flatten out a high contrast scene Drawing on technologies developed SD NORM: Normal setting for SD for the VariCam, Panasonic has (this was available in the DVX100 series) equipped the AG-HVX200A with HIGH: Provides more contrast and color gradation advanced gamma functions that B.PRESS:...
  • Page 10: Professional Design

    Professional Design SUPERIOR CAMERA FUNCTIONS AND OPERABILITY Manual Zoom, Focus, Iris and Gain Functions Scene File, User Buttons and Auto Functions for the Professional for Quicker, Easier Shooting Cam-Driven Manual Zoom Scene File Dial The cam-driven (mechanical) manual zoom ring provides the same fast, Set this dial for a set of shooting precise zooming as cameras with interchangeable lenses.
  • Page 11 XLR External Microphone Inputs and Manual Adjustment 3.5" Color LCD Monitor The large, bright LCD monitor opens all the way to 120 degrees and Capability Meets Professional Audio Needs swivels freely within a range of 270 degrees. This makes it easy to shoot from a variety of angles and view the image comfortably.
  • Page 12: System Interfaces

    Read "Notes Regarding the Handling of P2 Files Using a PC" on the back page. * 2:For information on compatible nonlinear editing systems, visit and click "Nonlinear Compatibility Information." For the operating requirements and other details of editing software, visit the website of the relevant software manufacturer.
  • Page 13 Versatile Operating Style A TOOL TO SATISFY EVERY VIDEO PROFESSIONAL Simple Solution USB 2.0 (PC)/ USB 2.0 (PC)/ Using just an AG-HVX200A and a laptop IEEE 1394 (Mac) IEEE 1394 (Mac) computer (PC or Mac) you can access each clip or transfer clips via USB 2.0 P2 card P2 card (PC) or IEEE 1394 (Mac) without a...
  • Page 14 Side view (with LCD monitor open) Side view (with terminal cover removed) Top controls Rear view (including playback and thumbnail functions)
  • Page 15: Specifications

    Zoom, Rec (Start/Stop) Super Mini jack (2.5mm diameter) Focus Iris, Mini jack (3.5mm diameter) You can download the following P2 DC Input: 2P x 1, 7.9V Utility Softrware at panasonic web site. BT-LH26000W < Monitor, AC Adapter, and Other packages 26" HD/SD LCD monitor LCD Monitor: 3.5 inches, LCD color Monitor, 210,000 pixels...
  • Page 16 P2 store. The included P2 driver is compatible with Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Mac OSX. For other operating requirements, refer to the P2 installation manual. The P2 driver and the P2 installation manual can be downloaded free from a Panasonic website. Visit and click "P2 Support and Download."...

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