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Panasonic HC-X1500 4K Pro Camcorder with 24x Optical Zoom,WiFi WHandle ACC Kit

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About Panasonic HC-X1500

Superior Video Quality In A Small Package
Panasonic welcomes 2 new members to its 4K 60p Video Camcorder family, with the compact, small, lightweight Panasonic HC-x1500 & Panasonic HC-x2000. Achieving high-spec optical performance with a wide-angle 25mm lens, Panasonic’s exclusive high-precision AF provides high-speed, accurate focusing for both 4K and Full-HD shooting, while built-in Wi-Fi supports HD Live Streaming. Superior focusing speed, stability and tracking performance for both 4K and Full-HD is achieved thanks to Face Detection AF/AE together with the precise focus lens drive.
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Description

Industry Standard Capture, Even In Super Slow-Motion
The Venus Engine delivers 4K 60p 4:2:2 10-bit HDMI output, enabling high image quality capture with an external recorder. In FHD mode, slow-motion recording at 120 fps (for 59.94 Hz)/100 fps (for 50 Hz) is possible. 10-bit recording is supported, and full-frame images with the image area uncropped are obtained even at high frame rates. Auto focus can also be used even during Super Slow-motion Recording.

Seamless, Professional Grade Functionality
The 3.5-inch monitor has 2,760K-dots of resolution, making it approximately 2x brighter and having approximately 2x the number of the conventional monitor. It provides higher legibility even under bright sunlight. An electrostatic touch panel has also improved the operating ease when selecting menu items. Since the 1,555K-dot tiltable viewfinder and LCD output simultaneously, the image being recorded can also be confirmed in the LCD monitor while viewing it on the EVF, thus improving work efficiency.

High Speed Wifi Transfers, High Speed Workflow
A Wi-Fi module is built-in, so there is no need for a separate wireless LAN module, and Wi-Fi connection is possible with only the camcorder. Using a tablet application HC ROP, wireless remote control, including camera settings and lens control, can be set. RTSP/RTP/RTMP/RTMPS-Compatible HD Streaming allows direct connection and streaming over Facebook, YouTube, etc., of concerts, sports events, and news flashes.

Panasonic X1500 is a small lightweight 4K 60p professional video camera. Offering the on-site mobility and portability demanded by professionals, it enables high-quality 4K 60p recording. Achieving high-spec optical performance with a wide-angle 25mm lens and 32x i.ZOOM (4K recording), Panasonic’s exclusive high-precision AF provides high-speed, accurate focusing for both 4K and Full-HD shooting. X1500 is packed with professional functions, such as Two Manual Rings, an ND Filter, a Built-in LED Video Light, and 24-bit High Resolution Linear PCM Audio Recording. For video recording, 4:2:2 10bit Internal Recording and the new, high-efficiency HEVC codec are supported. The best of various recording formats can also be selected and built-in Wi-Fi supports HD Live Streaming.

Featuring Optical Performance for Precise Shooting
The integrated lens offers a remarkably powerful, optical 24x zoom that ranges from 25mm wide angle to 600mm tele. i.ZOOM achieves 32x at 4K resolution, and 48x at FHD. The 4-Drive Lens System drives the four lens groups independently, thus achieving the optical 24x zoom and compact body size.

With a LEICA Dicomar Lens that has cleared the stringent inspection criteria of Leica Camera AG in terms of lens resolution, contrast, etc., stunningly beautiful images are produced while suppressing flaring and ghosts. Two Manual Rings are provided, one for focusing and the other for zoom or iris operation. The Manual Rings are designed with different sizes so the appropriate ring can be controlled without error by touching it with the fingers. ND Filters can be selected from 1/4, 1/16, 1/64, and Clear, while glass is newly used as a countermeasure against scorching from sunlight condensation.

High-speed, High-precision AF Including Face Detection AF/AE
Superior focusing speed, stability and tracking performance for both 4K and Full-HD is achieved thanks to Face Detection AF/AE together with the precise focus lens drive. Face Detection AF/AE provides precise focusing and sufficient exposure for subjects. In addition, subject tracking with color recognition can be activated by just touching the LCD panel enabling precise tracking.

5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. Enables Stable Image Acquisition
For both UHD and FHD modes, in addition to O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilization), Electronic Image Stabilization operates to detect and correct handshake in 5 axes, including rotational blurring. This provides strong correction under unstable conditions, such as low-angle and high-angle shooting. The Ball O.I.S. System reduces friction on the drive section, achieving delicate correction even for small-amplitude handshake. This produces beautiful images with suppressed handshake even at high, 24x optical zoom.

Compact Body Equipped with 4K/60p Thanks to a Heat-Dispersing Design
A heat-dispersing design including a newly developed thin fan enabled the industry’s smallest and lightest camcorder with integrated lens capable of 4K 60p recording. By pulling in air from the rear panel of the camera and efficiently dispersing heat from the front panel, reliable, extended shooting is achieved.

High-Quality Recording with Versatile Modes
The Venus Engine, which contains technologies accumulated with LUMIX, is newly incorporated in these camcorders. This enabled 4:2:2 10-bit internal recording with maximum 29.97p in UHD, and maximum 59.94p in FHD.

When set for 10-bit recording, the camcorder delivers 4K 60p 4:2:2 10-bit HDMI output, enabling high image quality capture with an external recorder. New, highly efficient HEVC recording (LongGOP/10-bit 4:2:0/MOV) is also supported for recording 59.94p at a high bit rate of 200 Mbps.

Super Slow-motion Recording Expands Image Expression
In FHD mode, slow-motion recording at 120 fps (for 59.94 Hz)/100 fps (for 50 Hz) is possible. 10-bit recording is supported, and full-frame images with the image area uncropped are obtained even at high frame rates. Auto focus can also be used even during Super Slow-motion Recording.

Functions and Designs Supporting Pro Camera Work
A bright video light is built into the handle. The brightness can be adjusted from 30% to 100% by the dimmer dial for shooting in dim lighting. For shooting in even darker conditions, commercially available IR lights are supported for IR (Infrared) Shooting. The 3.5-inch monitor has 2,760K-dots of resolution, making it approximately 2x brighter and having approximately 2x the number of the conventional monitor. It provides higher legibility even under bright sunlight. An electrostatic touch panel has also improved the operating ease when selecting menu items. Since the 1,555K-dot tiltable viewfinder and LCD output simultaneously, the image being recorded can also be confirmed in the LCD monitor while viewing it on the EVF, thus improving work efficiency. Also, to support fast, accurate manual focusing, Focus Assist functions are equipped, including Expand, Peaking and One-push AF. The included battery does not protrude when attached and enables approximately 4.5 hours of continual operation.

Double SD Card Slot Meets Recording Needs
Two SD memory card slots are provided. With Unlimited Relay Recording, the recording media switches automatically and seamlessly from Slot 1 to Slot 2. Simultaneous Recording or Background Recording is also selectable to match the workflow and card necessity.

48-kHz/24-bit High Resolution Linear PCM Audio Recording
+48V Phantom Power Supply/MIC/LINE Selectable XLR Audio Input with Manual Volume is equipped for each of 2 channels. Also supported is 16-bit AAC (MP4), or Dolby Audio system (AVCHD) high-quality 2-channel audio recording. The optional handle unit (VW-HU1) is required for HC-X1500.

Versatile Network Functions Expand the User’s Workflow
A Wi-Fi module is built-in, so there is no need for a separate wireless LAN module, and Wi-Fi connection is possible with only the camcorder. Using a tablet application HC ROP, wireless remote control, including camera settings and lens control, can be set. RTSP/RTP/RTMP/RTMPS-Compatible HD Streaming allows direct connection and streaming over Facebook, YouTube, etc., of concerts, sports events, and news flashes. Other Network Features: Compatibility with wired remote controls via the remote terminal.

Optional Accessory
A Handle Unit (VW-HU1) has been added as an optional accessory. It is easily detached and equipped with a 2-channel XLR Audio Input, light. audio control, and LED Operation of the zoom lever attached to the Handle Unit maintains a constant zoom speed, which can be set in 7 steps from the menu.

Features

Panasonic HC-X1500 Features

  • Manual rings, ND filters, built-in LED video light, and 24-bit high resolution linear PCM audio recording, 4:2:2 10-bit internal recording, double SD card slots
  • Wi-Fi Live Streaming: HD live streaming supported by built-in Wi-Fi
  • 4K Recording: 4K 60p recording in a small and light body with a heat-dispersing design
  • Leica DicomarI Lens: Wide-angle 25mm 24x optical zoom with 5-Axis Hybrid O.I.S (Optical Image Stabilization) and high-speed and focusing
  • Display/LVF: The 3.5-inch monitor (2,760K-dots) with electrostatic touch panel, plus up/down tiltable viewfinder (1,555K-dot). Simultaneous LCD output is available

Spesifications

Panasonic HC-X1500 Specifications


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Image Sensor
1/2.5-type (inch) MOS Sensor
Effective Pixels
8.29 megapixels

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F Value
F1.8 – 4.0
Optical Zoom
24x
Focal Length
4.12 – 98.9mm
35 mm Film Camera Equivalent
25.0 – 600.0mm
Filter Diameter
2.44″ (62mm)
Lens Brand
Leica Dicomar Lens

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Minimum Illumination
1.5 lx (F1.8, Super Gain +, 1/30)
Focus
Auto / Manual
Zoom
Intelligent Zoom OFF: 24x
Intelligent Zoom ON: Max. 48x (UHD 32x)
Digital Zoom: 2x / 5x / 10x
ND Filter
1/4, 1/16, 1/64, OFF
IR Filter
Incorporates the ON/OFF control function
White Balance
Auto / ATW LOCK / 3200K / 5600K / VAR (2000K-15000K) / Ach Fixed / Bch Fixed
Shutter Speed
59.94 Hz mode:
59.94i/59.94p: 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500,1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
29.97p: 1/30, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500,1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
23.98p: 1/24, 1/48, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
Shutter Speed (Contd.)
50.00 Hz mode: 50i/50p: 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/125, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
25p: 1/25, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/125, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
Shutter Speed (Contd..)
50.00 Hz mode:
50i/50p: 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/125, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
25p: 1/25, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/125, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
Slow Shutter Speed
59.94 Hz mode:
59.94i/59.94p: 1/8, 1/15, 1/30 sec
29.97p: 1/8, 1/15 sec
23.98p: 1/6, 1/12 sec

50.00 Hz mode:
50i/50p: 1/6, 1/12, 1/25 sec
25p: 1/6, 1/12 sec

Super Slow Recording Frame Rate
59.94 Hz mode: FHD 120 fps (1/2 speed at 60p, 1/4 speed at 30p, 1/5 speed at 24p)
50.00 Hz mode: FHD 100 fps (1/2 speed at 50p, 1/4 speed at 25p)
Iris
Auto / Manual
Image Stabilizer
Ball O.I.S., 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. (UHD/FHD)

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Recording Media
SDHC/SDXC Memory Card
Recording Format
MOV, MP4, AVCHD
Video Compression Method
Video: MOV/MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile, H.265/MPEG-H HEVC Main10 Profile
AVCHD: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile
Audio: MOV: LPCM (24bit 2ch)
MP4: AAC (16bit 2ch)
AVCHD: Dolby Audio (16bit 2ch)
System Frequency
59.94Hz / 50.00Hz
Recording / Playback Mode
MOV (HEVC):
[4:2:0 10bit] UHD 3840×2160 59.94p/50.00p HEVC 200M: Average 200Mbps (VBR)
UHD 3840×2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p HEVC 150M: Average 150Mbps (VBR)

MP4:
[4:2:0 8bit] UHD 3840×2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p 72M: Average 72Mbps (VBR)
FHD 1920×1080 59.94p/50.00p/23.98p 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR)

Recording / Playback Mode (Contd.)
MOV:
[4:2:0 8bit] UHD 3840×2160 59.94p/50.00p 150M: Average 150Mbps (VBR)
UHD 3840×2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p 100M: Average 100Mbps (VBR)

[4:2:2 10bit] UHD 3840×2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p 150M: Average 150Mbps (VBR)
FHD 1920×1080 59.94p/50.00p 200M (ALL-Intra): Average 200Mbps (VBR)
FHD 1920×1080 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p 100M (ALL-Intra): Average 100Mbps (VBR)

Recording / Playback Mode (Contd..)
MOV (Contd.): FHD 1920×1080 59.94i/50i 100M (ALL-Intra): Average 100Mbps (VBR)
FHD 1920×1080 59.94p/50.00p 100M: Average 100Mbps (VBR)
FHD 1920×1080 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p/59.94i/50.00i 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR)
Recording / Playback Mode (Contd…)
MOV (Contd..): FHD 1920×1080 59.94i/50i 100M (ALL-Intra): Average 100Mbps (VBR)
FHD 1920×1080 59.94p/50.00p 100M: Average 100Mbps (VBR)
FHD 1920×1080 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p/59.94i/50.00i 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR)
Recording / Playback Mode (Contd….)
MP4 (HEVC):
[4:2:0 10bit] UHD 3840×2160 59.94p/50.00p HEVC 100M: Average 100Mbps (VBR)
UHD 3840×2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p HEVC 72M: Average 72Mbps (VBR)

AVCHD:
[4:2:0 8bit] PS 1920×1080 59.94p/50.00p: Average 25Mbps (VBR)
PH 1920×1080 59.94i/50.00i/23.98p: Average 21Mbps (VBR)
HA 1920×1080 59.94i/50.00i: Average 17Mbps (VBR)
PM 1280×720 59.94p/50.00p: Average 8Mbps (VBR)

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Video Compression Format
H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Main Profile, High Profile
Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 (FHD), 1280 x 720 (HD), 640 x 360, 320 x 180
Streaming Method
Unicast, Multicast
Frame Rate
System frequency = 59.94 Hz: 30 fps, 60 fps
System frequency = 50.00 Hz: 25 fps, 50 fps
Bit Rate
24 Mbps, 20 Mbps, 16 Mbps, 14 Mbps, 8 Mbps, 6 Mbps, 4 Mbps, 3 Mbps, 2 Mbps, 1.5 Mbps, 1 Mbps, 0.7 Mbps, 0.5 Mbps
Audio Compression Format
AAC-LC, 48 kHz/16 bit, 2ch
Network Protocol
RTSP/RTP/RTMP/RTMPS

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Recording Format
JPEG (DCF/Exif2.2)
Recording Image Size
Video Playback Mode: 3840 x 2160 (16:9), 1920 x 1080 (16:9), 1280 x 720 (16:9)

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Video
HDMI:
Type A x 1 (VIERA Link not supported)
Output format: 2160/59.94p/50.00p/29.97p/25.00p/23.98p,1080/59.94p/50.00p/29.97p/25.00p/23.98p/59.94i/50.00i, 720/59.94p/50.00p, 480/59.94p, 576/50.00p
Audio Input
Built-in Microphone: Stereo microphone
Microphone Input: 3.5mm stereo mini jack x 1
Audio Output
HDMI: 2 ch (LPCM 24bit)
Headphone: 3.5 mm diameter stereo mini jack x 1
Speaker: 15 mm diameter, round x 1
Other Input/Output
Camera Remote: 2.5mm super mini jack x 1
USB 2.0 DEVICE: Micro-AB connector, 5-pin, mass storage function (read only)
DC IN: DC 12V (11.4V-12.6V) EIAJ Type

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Standard
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Frequency
2.4GHz band

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AC Adapter
Yes
AC Cable
Yes
Rechargeable Battery Pack
Yes (5900mAh)
Eye Cup
Yes
Lens Hood
Yes

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Power Supply
7.28V (Battery) / 12V (AC Adapter)
Power Consumption
14.4W (LCD Monitor)
LCD Monitor
3.5″ (8.88cm) Wide LCD monitor (About 2760000 dots) (For Europe)
3.5″ Wide LCD monitor (About 2760000 dots) (For North America / Asia)
Viewfinder
0.24″ (0.61cm) Wide EVF (About 1560000 dots) (For Europe)
0.24″ Wide EVF (About 1560000 dots) (For North America / Asia)
Manual Ring
Focus / Zoom or Iris
Accessory Shoe
Yes

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Battery Info
Required, included
Battery Material
Battery Type
Battery Quantity
1

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Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 5.08 x 3.66 x 10.1″ (129 x 93 x 257mm)
Weight
Body: Approx. 1.98 lb (0.9kg) (Body only, excluding handle, lens hood, battery, and accessories)
Shooting: Approx. 2.65 lb (1.2kg) (Including lens hood, battery, and eyecup)

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