Panasonic AGAC160APJ, AVCCAM 1/3" Hand Held Prdctn Camcorder

Vendor: Panasonic
Descriptions Panasonic AGAC160APJ, AVCCAM 1/3" Hand Held Prdctn Camcorder The Panasonic AGAC160APJ is an AVCCAM HD  handheld camcoder that incorporates top production features including variable frame rate recording in 1080p, Linear PCM audio, an HD-SDI...

Panasonic AGAC160APJ, AVCCAM 1/3" Hand Held Prdctn Camcorder

The Panasonic AGAC160APJ is an AVCCAM HD  handheld camcoder that incorporates top production features including variable frame rate recording in 1080p, Linear PCM audio, an HD-SDI output, and switchability between 59.94Hz/50Hz for worldwide use. The Panasonic AGAC160APJ is also equipped with high-sensitivity 1/3", Full-HD 2.2 megapixel U.L.T (Ultra Luminence Technology) 3-MOS images as well as 22X HD zoom lens (the longest in its class), to offer a wide field of view and operability much like an interchangeable lens. Additionally, the Panasonic AGAC160APJ features Turbo-Speed One-Push Auto Focus on objects in less than 0.5 seconds, and it can expanded Auto Focus to focus on objects in less than 0.5 seconds and Expanded Auto Focus Assist that enlarges the center of an image. Both advanced functions enable quick and accurate focusing.

The Panasonic AGAC160APJ can offer a high-quality HD recording utilizing MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 high-profile encoding, the AC160A records video in four professional AVCCAM HD recording modes at 60Hz, including the highest-quality PH mode (average 21 Mbps/Max 24Mbps), the HA mode (approx.17 Mbps), the extended recording HE mode (approx. 6 Mbps), and a PM mode (approx. 8 Mbps, 720p only). The Panasonic AGAC160APJ has an additional feature that allows switching between 59.94 Hz or 50 Hz to support video production systems used around the world. At 50Hz, the AC160A also records in 1080/50i and 1080/25p, in 720/50p and 720/25p, and in 576/50i and 576/25p. The Panasonic AGAC160APJ Variable Frame Rate (VFR) function was inherited from the Panasonic VariCam HD Cinema Cameras. VFR provides overcranking for slow-motion and undercranking for fast-motion effects. The AC160A offers 22-step variable frame rate capability in 1080/23.98pN, 29.97p and 25p.

Panasonic AGAC160APJ Main Features

  • 1/3" 2.2 MP 3MOS Sensor
  • 1080/60p and 1080/50p Recording
  • Expanded Focus Assist
  • Turbo Speed One-Push Auto Focus
  • Three independent adjustable rings for zoom, focus and iris
  • HD-SDI output, HDMI output (AVCHD only), USB 2.0 (mini B-type), and IEEE 1394 output (DV only)
  • Two locking XLR inputs with switches for mic/line, two RCA audio outputs, and +48V Phantom Power capability
  • Pre-record, interval recording, shot marker and metadata capture
  • Slow shutter and synchro-scan shutter functions
  • White balance, mode display, zebra display, color bar, tally lamps, 4-position ND optical filter controls
  • Built-in stereo microphone
  • Records two channels of LPCM audio in the PH and DV modes, and Dolby Digital in all HD modes
  • Two wired remote control terminals (for zoom, focus, iris, REC start/stop controls)
  • Optical Image Stabilizer (O.I.S) for smooth stable shooting
  • Built-in SMPTE time-code generator/reader
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.5"
Display Screen Type LCD
Display Resolution 921000 Pixel
Number of Image Sensors 3
Image Sensor Size 1/3"
Image Sensor Type MOS
Total Camcorder Resolution 6.6 Megapixel
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Image Formats JPEG
Video Formats H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate 60 fps
Maximum Video Lines 1080
Progressive Scan Yes
Interlaced Scan Yes
Video System NTSC
Audio Formats LPCM
Sound System Dolby Digital
Audio Channels Stereo
Focal Length 3.90 mm to 86 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent) 28 mm to 616 mm
Aperture Range f/1.6 to 3.2
Optical Zoom 22x
Digital Zoom 10x
Image Stabilization Optical
Filter Attachment Diameter 72 mm
Focus Modes Auto
Minimum Illumination 0.4 lux
Longest Shutter Speed 1/8 Second
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Recording Media Memory Card
Recording Formats Full HD
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card
  Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
  Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Built-in Devices
Built-in Devices Microphone
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
Battery Information
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Model Supported VWVBG6PPK
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height 7.7"
Width 7.1"
Depth 17.2"
Weight (Approximate) 5.29 lb
Package Contents
  • AVCCAM AG-AC160A Digital Camcorder
  • 1x Battery Pack [7.2 V, 5800/5400 (typ./min.) mAh]
  • AC Adaptor (Battery Charger)
  • AC Cable
  • DC Cable
  • Wireless Remote Controller with button-type battery
  • Microphone Holder
  • 4 x Microphone Holder Screws
  • Microphone Holder Adaptor
  • Eye Cup
  • Shoulder Belt
  • CD-ROM
Features Face Detection
  Slow Motion
Platform Supported Mac