Panasonic AG-HMC73 Memory Card Camera-Recorder

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1/4-inch Progressive 3CCD system captures widescreen HD images with high sensitivity and resolution Features a 38.5mm (35mm lens equivalent) wide angle, 12X zoom lens with integrated optical image stabilizer Recording media: SD/SDHC memory card Employs and AVCHD (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264) codec with advanced technologies Records up to 360 min of high resolution 1080i HD images (16GB SDHC card, HE mode) Professional audio specification include two XLR Mic/Line switchable inputs (+48V compatible), and both Auto & Manual Rec level dials. Component output (BNCx3), composite output (BNCx1), audio output (RCAx2) Headphone output Speaker provide clear sound, even in the field Thumbnail display on the 3-inch LCD monitor provides instant image access for easy confirmation or deletion One-push auto focus Still image recording with 2.1-megapixel resolution, even while recording motion images HDMI output, USB 2.0 (B-type devices)


Signal System 1080/60i, 1080/30p (over 60i), 1080/24p (native)
720/60p, 720/30p (over 60p), 720/24p (native)
HA, HG and HE mode: 1080/60i only
480/60i, 480/30p (over 60i), 480/24p (over 60i)
Recording Format AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
DV: AVI Type 2


Recording Modes
PH mode: Approx. 21 Mbps (VBR)
HA mode: Approx. 17 Mbps (VBR)
HG mode: Approx. 13 Mbps (VBR)
HE mode: Approx. 6 Mbps (VBR)

Image Device 1/4" 3MOS Sensors
Lens 12x zoom, F1.8 to 2.8 (f=4.0 mm to 48 mm)
35mm equivalent (video): 40.8 mm to 490 mm (16:9)
35mm equivalent (still image): 41.3 mm to 496 mm (3:2),
40.8 mm to 490 mm (16:9), 45.0 mm to 540 mm (4:3)
Filter Diameter 43mm
Built-in ND Filter Automatic On/Off Interlock w/Iris
Minimum Focus Distance Approx. 35.4" (0.9m)
Gain Selection Video: 0 dB to 24 dB (Variable in 1 dB step; USER button allocation; up to 34 dB using the High Gain setting)
Still Image: 0 dB to 18 dB (Variable in 1 dB step)
White Balance ATW, ATW LOCK, preset 3200 K, preset 5600 K, Ach or Bch
Shutter Speed Preset
Video: 60i/60p mode: 1/60 sec. to 1/2000 sec. (7 steps)
30p mode: 1/30 sec. to 1/2000 sec. (8 steps) 24p mode: 1/24 sec. to 1/2000 sec. (8 steps)
Still Image: 1/2 sec. to 1/2000 sec. (16 steps)


Synchro Scan
60i/60p mode: 1/60.0 sec. to 1/250.0 sec.
30p mode: 1/30.0 sec. to 1/250.0 sec.
24p mode: 1/24.0 sec. to 1/250.0 sec.

60i/60p mode: 1/2 sec., 1/4 sec., 1/8 sec., 1/15 sec., 1/30 sec.
30p mode: 1/2 sec., 1/4 sec., 1/8 sec., 1/15 sec.
24p mode: 1/2 sec., 1/3 sec., 1/6 sec., 1/12 sec.

Minimum Illumination 1 lux (Gain +34 dB, Slow Shutter: 1/2 sec.)
Digital Zoom 2x/5x/10x
Recording Time AVCHD
Approx. 180 minutes (in PH mode with 1920 x 1080 pixels and using a 32GB SDHC Memory Card)


Approx. 128 minutes (using a 32 GB SDHC Memory Card)

Viewfinder 2.7", 230,000 Pixels (Flip-up for LCD)
Memory Card Slot SD, SDHC
Scan Matching Yes
Different Ranges for Different Record Modes
Audio Compression Dolby Digital (2 ch)
Linear PCM (Digital/2 ch)
Audio Sampling 48 kHz
Quantization 16 bit
Input and Output Connectors Component: BNCx3 (x1 Output)
Composite: BNC (x1 Output, shared w/Component)
HDMI: HDMI (x1 Output)
FireWire: 6-pin IEEE 1394 (x1 Input/Output)
Line/Mic: 3-pin XLR (x2 Input)
Microphone: 3.5mm Stereo Mini (x1 Input)
Audio Out: Pin Jack (x2 Output)
Headphone: Stereo Mini Jack
USB: USB 2.0
Camera Remote: Super Mini Jack (2.5 mm diameter) for Zoom, Mini Jack (3.5 mm diameter) for Focus and Iris
Power Requirements 7.2VDC (with Battery)
7.3VDC (with AC Adapter)
Power Consumption 11W
Operating Temperature 32-104°F (0-40°C)
Dimensions 10.5 x 9.2 x 18" (27 x 23 x 46 cm) (excluding the projection part)
Weight 7 lb (3.2 kg)
7.3 lb (3.3 kg) with battery
Packaging Info
Package Weight 15.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 22.5 x 15.0 x 14.0"