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Panasonic AG-DVX100

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Panasonic AGDVX100


Supply Voltage:
DC 7.2/7.9 V
Power Consumption:
6.8 W (when viewfinder is used), 7.8 W (when LCD monitor is used), 9.2 W (max.)
Operating Temperature:
32 degrees F to +104 degrees F (0 degrees C to +40 degrees C)
Operating Humidity:
10 percent to 85 percent (no condensation)
3.652 pounds (1.66 kg), 4.034 lb (1.83 kg) with battery and cassette
Dimensions (WxHxD):
5-1/2 inches x 6-5/16 inches x 14-3/8 inches (139 x 160 x 364 mm)
Camera Pick-up Device:
1/3-inch interline transfer type CCD x 3(progressive modes supported)
Camera Picture Elements:
Total: 410,000 pixels; Effective: 380,000 pixels (horizontal pixel shift system)
Camera Lens:
Leica DICOMAR lens with optical image stabilizer, motorized/manual mode switching, 10x zoom F 1.6 (f = 4.5 to 45 mm) (35 mm equivalent: 32.5 to 325 mm)
Camera Filter Diameter:
72 mm
Camera Optical Color Separation:
Prism system
Camera Optical Filter:
ND Filters, 1/8ND, 1/64ND
Camera Gain Selection:
0, +3, +6, +9, +12, +18 dB (60i mode only)
Camera Shooting Mode:
60i (525i) interlaced fields; Progressive mode (30P, 24P or 24P advance)
Camera Preset Shutter Speeds:
60i mode: 1/60 (OFF), 1/100, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000 sec.; 30P mode: 1/30, 1/50 (OFF), 1/60, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500,1/1000 sec.; 24P, 24P (ADV) mode: 1/24, 1/50 (OFF), 1/60, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000 Sec.
Camera Synchro Scan Shutter Speeds:
60i mode: 1/60.3 to 1/250.0 sec.; 30P mode: 1/30.1 to 1/250.0 sec.; 24P, 24P (ADV) mode: 1/24.1 to 1/250.0 sec.
Camera Sensitivity:
F11.0 at 2000 lux
Camera Minimum luminance:
3 lux (F 1.6, 18 dB gain, 50 IRE video output)
VTR Recorded Audio Signals:
PCM digital recording - 16 bits: 48 kHz/2 channels, 12 bits: 32 kHz/4 channels
VTR Recording Tracks:
Digital video, audio signals: helical track, Time code: helical track (sub-code area)
VTR Tape Speed:
SP mode: 18.812 mm/sec., LP mode: 12.555 mm/sec.
VTR Recording Time:
SP mode: 60 minutes, LP mode: 90 minutes (when AY-DVM63 is used)
VTR Tape Used:
6.35 mm wide metal tape
VTR FF/Rew Time:
Approx. 85 sec. (when AY-DVM60 is used)
Video Sampling Frequencies:
Y: 13.5 MHz, PB/PR: 3.375 MHz
Video Quantizing:
8 bits
Video Compression System:
DCT + variable length code
Video Error Correction:
Reed-Solomon product code
Audio Sampling Frequency:
48 kHz/32 kHz
Audio Quantizing:
16 bits/12 bits
Audio Frequency Characteristics:
20 Hz to 20 kHz
Audio Wow and Flutter:
Below measurable limits
Video IN/OUT:
Pin jack, analog composite input/output, 1.0 Vp-p, 75.(input/output automatically switched)
S-Video IN/OUT:
S-connector, Y/C separate signal input/output, Y: 1.0 Vp-p, C: 0.286 Vp-p, 75.(input/output automatically switched)
Audio IN/OUT:
Pin jacks a2 (CH1, CH2) - Input: 316 mV, high impedance, Output: 316 mV, 600.(input/output automatically switched)
DV Connector:
4-pin, digital input/output, IEEE 1394 standard
MIC/Line Input:
XLR (3 pins) x 2 (CH1, CH2), LINE/MIC switching, high impedance, LINE: 0 dBu, MIC: -50 dBu/-60 dBu (menu selection)
DC Input:
7.9 V
Stereo (3.5 mm diameter), 77 mV, 32.
CAM Remote:
Mini jack (2.5 mm diameter)
LCD Monitor:
3.5-inch LCD color monitor, 200,000 pixels
0.44-inch LCD color viewfinder, 180,000 pixels
Internal Microphone:
Stereo microphone
Internal Speaker:
20mm round shape, volume - or +
Power Source:
110/120/220/240 V AC, 50/60 Hz