The AG-HPX250, a P2 HD handheld camera
recorder with 10 bit, 4:2:2 independent-frame full 1920 x 1080 resolution
AG-HPX250, the AVC-Intra codec is highly
prized for the stunning, master-quality 10 bit, 4:2:2 sampled, independent
frame images it produces,.
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Convergent Design Odyssey 7
is a professional 7.7” OLED monitor with high-end monitor features,
including Waveform, Zebras, Histogram, Vectorscope, Focus Assist,
False Color, Timecode Display and Audio Level Meters, and 1:1 Pixel
Now for the first time with the HPX250, Panasonic offers an
ultra-portable handheld camera with full-resolution, 10 bit, intra-frame
recording in a one-piece unit without the need for an add-on recorder. This
is an unprecedented level of image quality in a lightweight camera.”
Weighing 2.5kg (5.5 pounds), the HPX250 incorporates high-sensitivity 1/3
type, full-HD 2.2 megapixel 3MOS imagers and a 20 bit Digital Signal
Processor to acquire native 1920 x 1080 resolution images.
In addition to AVC-Intra 100/50 recording, the AG-HPX250 records in DVCPRO HD,
as well as standard definition recording in DVCPRO50, DVCPRO and DV.
AG-HPX250 supports international HD and SD standards, an added benefit to
producers with global clients. In AVC-Intra 100/50 and DVCPRO HD, it records
in 1080 at 59.94i, 29.97p(N), 23.98p(N), 50i and 25p(N) and in 720p at
23.98p(N), 29.97p(N), 59.94p, 50p and 25p(N). In DVCPRO50/25 and DV, it
records in 480 at 59.94i, 29.97p, 23.98p, 23.98pA, and in 576 at 50i and
The AG-HPX250 offers variable frame rate capability in 1080p up to 30fps as
well as 720p up to 60fps for undercranking / overcranking to create fast or
AG-HPX250 offers a wide 28mm to 588mm (35mm equivalent) 21X HD lens with 3
independent adjustable rings, the AG-HPX250 covers most shooting situations
without the need for a wide-angle conversion lens. The 21X lens also
features an Optical Image Stabilizer (O.I.S.) function that ensures stable
images during shooting.
The AG-HPX250 offers genlock/timecode input for multi-camera operation, as well
as an HD SDI output, an HDMI output, and an IEEE 1394 in/out. The AG-HPX250, camera
recorder is equipped with a Dynamic Range Stretch (DRS) function to help
compensate for wide variations in lighting, a waveform monitor and vector
scope display, and two focus assist functions – a picture expanding function
and a focus bar.
Equipped with two P2 card slots, the AG-HPX250 can record for up to 320 minutes
in AVC-Intra 100 at 720/24pN, 160 minutes in AVC-Intra 100 at 1080/24pN and
128 minutes in other AVC-Intra 100 or DVCPRO HD formats on two 64GB cards.
In AVC-Intra 50, the recording time is twice as AVC-Intra 100.
The AG-HPX250 P2 HD handheld offers all the benefits of a faster, file-based P2 HD
workflow including such recording features as instant recording start-up,
clip thumbnail view for immediate access to video content on all cards, and
a host of time-saving recording modes including continuous recording, card
slot selection, hot swapping, loop, pre-record (three seconds in HD and
seven seconds in SD), one-shot and interval recording.
The AG-HPX250 also features an SD memory card slot for saving or loading scene files and
For easy HD viewing, the camera is equipped with a widescreen
1,226,000-pixels LCOS colour viewfinder and a widescreen 921,000-pixels
8.8cm (3.45 inches) LCD colour monitor.