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Panasonic AG-HPX170 Specifications
Panasonic AG-HPX170 Specifications

Panasonic AG-HPX170 Specifications

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  • Page 1 AG-HPX170 Memory Card Camera-Recorder...
  • Page 2 Lightest P2 HD Model Brings Even Greater M A Handheld Camcorder with 28mm Wide-Angle Lens, Superb Image Quality and The AG-HPX170 is the lightest member of the P2 Series of camcorders that have revolutionized news gathering and video production. Thanks to an exclusive P2 card recording design, the AG-HPX170 weighs in at only 4.2 pounds (1.9 kg), assuring exceptional mobility.
  • Page 3: Advanced Functions

    *HD camcorders with integrated lens and 1/3-inch CCD, as of September 2009 (according to a Panasonic survey) P2 Memory Card Recorder: Lower Operating Costs, Better for the Environment P2 Reduces Total Cost of Ownership...
  • Page 4 Image of an angle of view equivalent to 31.4 mm Image of an angle of view equivalent to 28 mm Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS) Panasonic’s advanced OIS dramatically reduces the blurring caused by hand-held camera work. Optical processing with an automatic correction function helps assure consistently clear, sharp images.
  • Page 5 The digital signal processor Drawing on technologies developed for the VariCam, Panasonic developed for the AG-HPX170’s has equipped the AG-HPX170 with advanced gamma functions that 1080/60p video signals uses address seven different shooting scenarios and enhance your 14-bit A/D conversion and 19-bit creative abilities.
  • Page 6 Immediate Startup and Better Data Protection When you press the Record button in standby mode, the Boosts Reliability and AG-HPX170 instantly finds a blank area on the P2 card and begins recording. It can begin recording immediately even when you’re Gets Your Finger using it to preview video.
  • Page 7 Clip Thumbnail and Metadata Functions Versatile Recording Modes Handle Various Situations •Loop recording: Using two P2 cards and setting the AG-HPX170 for consecutive overwriting, you can repeatedly re-record during a particular recurring time slot, always maintaining a recording of the most recent period.
  • Page 8 *In 1080 and 480 modes, the frame rate can be set only to 24p or 30p. •Normal cinematic shooting (at 24 fps or 30 fps) refers to the same rate as used in film cameras. The AG-HPX170 can record in 1080/24p (over 60i) or 480/24p (over 60i) mode, as well as 720/24p mode.
  • Page 9 Used with the variable frame rate function, this allows you to create a blurring effect or crystal-clear stop motion sports action. The AG-HPX170 also features a synchro scan function that's suitable for capturing screen shots from a computer monitor. Shown above is a sample of operation styles.
  • Page 10 The servo-driven zoom also allows slow zooming. The AG-HPX170 is equipped with a digital zoom* that instantly magnifies the image by any of three fixed values — 2x, 5x or 10x.
  • Page 11 Three User Buttons • Center marker: Provides an accurate numeric display of the The AG-HPX170 allows 16 functions (listed below) to be assigned brightness at screen center. to the User buttons. The three buttons are arranged in a group for easy use.
  • Page 12 P2 card P2 card Matches SDI Environments for Both Broadcasting and Production The AG-HPX170 comes with a standard HD/SD-SDI output terminal for the serial digital interface in most broadcast studios and high-end image production environments. This also allows it to be used as a compact live broadcast camera.
  • Page 13: Optional Accessories

    * Before using P2 card E series, you must install the More than 69 dB latest version of the software in the AJ-PCD35. For the latest version information, please go to the P2 support page from the Panasonic web page CGA-D54 Battery Pack (5,400 mAh)
  • Page 14 Details...
  • Page 15: Specifications

    Specifications GENERAL Memory Card Power Supply: DC7.2V (with Battery) Recording Format: DVCPRO HD: DC7.9V (with AC adaptor) 1080/60i (30p over 60i, 24p over 60i, 24pA over 60i) 720/59.94p (30p over 60p, 24p over 60p) Power Consumption: 10.9W (when LCD monitor is not used.) 720/30PN (Native) 11.7W (when LCD monitor is used.) 720/24PN (Native)
  • 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."...