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.
The AG-HPX170 has a camera section that features a 28mm
wide-angle zoom lens — widest in the class — plus a 1/3-inch 16:9
progressive CCD that provides low-noise, low-smear performance.
These high-end features combine with use of the DVCPRO HD codec,
with its proven track record in broadcasting, to provide exceptional HD
The AG-HPX170 offers a host of advanced features. Two P2 card slots
allow hot swapping for extended recording. Pre-rec and loop-rec
functions help ensure that you never miss an important shooting
opportunity. There is also 20-step variable frame rate selection, HD-SDI
output for uncompressed streaming output, and a waveform monitor/
vector scope for outdoor recording convenience. With its superb
recording quality, impressive feature set and exceptional mobility,
the AG-HPX170 is an agile, powerful solution to today's broadcasting
and image production needs.