The Panasonic AG-AC120EN Video Camera offers a host of advanced functions however it has been designed for people who prefer to use only the high quality LCD instead of an EVF . The lens, camera section and recorder section of this model has been significantly revamped by incorporating outstanding new technology. The 22x zoom lens boasts wide coverage, from wide-angle to telephoto, while cam-type zoom, focus and iris rings allow you to make manual adjustments just like with an interchangeable lens. The cutting-edge MOS image sensor and professional AVCHD PH mode both ensure high-quality Full-HD (1920x1080) recording.
AGAC120EN features three progressive-compatible U.L.T (Ultra Luminance Technology) image sensors (1/3-type 2.2 megapixel MOS sensor) that is used in broadcast P2HD camera recorders. This image sensor offers high sensitivity and low noise, to enable shooting in low-light conditions. In Professional AVCHD PH mode, they can record high-quality Full-HD images.
The 22x zoom lens on Panasonic AC120 covers a wide field of view, from wide-angle to telephoto, without a conversion lens. The lens is provided with three rings – a mechanical (cam-type) zoom ring, a focus ring and iris ring – for the same kind of manual operation that you get with an interchangeable lens.
*f = 28mm to 616mm, 35mm equivalent
AVCHD PH mode employs the advanced AVCHD HD recording format. It supports the high-image quality Full-HD (1920 x 1080) recording at a bit rate of 24 Mbps (average: 21 Mbps. The AG-AC120 also records SD video in a DV-format file (AVI Type 2) for added flexibility. Standard DV output (IEEE) lets you upload files to a PC or Mac.