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  Panasonic AG DVX100B Camcorder - Black

Panasonic AG DVX100B Camcorder - Black

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Samsung SMX SMX F50BN Camcorder - Black

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Already used for film and TV program production as well as news gathering, Panasonic's DVX100 series has now evolved further with the AG-DVX100B.The AG-DVX100B debuts as the... More
Already used for film and TV program production as well as news gathering, Panasonic's DVX100 series has now evolved further with the AG-DVX100B.The AG-DVX100B debuts as the industry's first DV camera-recorder to allow camera-to-camera time-code synchro and user-settable file transfer. This allows the AG-DVX100B to be used for simultaneous multi-camera recording techniques often used in video production. Additionally the new model offers remote focus and iris control for easier operation when mounted on a jib arm or tripod. The Black Sapphire AG-DVX100B offers the acclaimed performance and multiple functions of previous high-end DV camera-recorders models. In addition to superior image quality, high sensitivity, 24P/30P Cinema mode and manual operation, it has the specifications needed for full-fledged professional video production.Panasonic designed the AG-DVX100B to deliver the highest sensitivity and picture quality in its class. At its heart is a 3CCD RGB system comprising three 1/3-inch, 410,000-pixel progressive CCDs developed especially for broadcast and professional applications. The new on-chip lens design achieves high F11 sensitivity, allowing the AG-DVX100B to record in light as dim as below three lux, for example, in nighttime news gathering. Picture quality is outstanding, with a high S/N ratio that means less noise in darker parts of the image and low smear that allows shooting in sunlight or under bright spotlights.The slow shutter function uses image accumulation to enable shutter speeds with frame rates reduced by half or more. You get the ultra-high sensitivity needed for nighttime shooting without illumination, as well as dramatic frame-by-frame or soft focus effects.The AG-DVX100B features an A/D converter that uses the same 12-bit processing as broadcast camera-recorders. Precisely digitizing the gradation and colors captured by the progressive CCD, this A/D converter supports gamma switching and other fine downstream image adjustments - one of the keys to achieving rich image expression. RGB Gamma Processor Provides Rich, Cine-Like Tones Panasonic has greatly expanded the expressive capability of the DV camera by creating unique gamma functions such as Cine-Like gamma curves, which produce images strikingly similar in tone to film images. For each of the RGB signals, the gamma curve settings are processed immediately upstream from the digital signal processing circuit. This helps achieve outstanding image quality.Choose from three shooting modes: 24p (24 fps, progressive) for images with the look and motion of film movies, 30p (30 fps, progressive), or standard 60i (60 fps, interlace). Thanks to its progressive CCD, the AG-DVX100B creates native progressive images with outstanding vertical resolution - unlike images produced using conventional electronic interpolation. With its high mobility and low costs, the AG-DVX100B is the ideal tool for producing indies, shorts, or streaming video.The Leica Dicomar lens featured in the AG-DVX100B incorporates Leica optical technology and know-how. Use of low-dispersion glass reduces color aberration and increases resolution, while a multi-coating process minimizes flare and ghosting. The results are sharp, crisp, beautifully rendered images with delicate nuances and exceptional shading. The lens system features 15 lens elements in 11 groups, including three aspherical lenses. Panasonic's advanced OIS (Optical Image Stabilizer) drastically cuts the blurring caused by hand shake. Optical processing with an automatic correction function helps assure consistently clear, sharp images. Less
Featuring 52x optical zoom and 65x Intelli-zoom, the Samsung SMX-F50BN camcorder lets you capture distant objects, with superb clarity and detail. The large 2.7-inch LCD touch panel display... More
Featuring 52x optical zoom and 65x Intelli-zoom, the Samsung SMX-F50BN camcorder lets you capture distant objects, with superb clarity and detail. The large 2.7-inch LCD touch panel display of this Samsung camcorder produces razor-sharp images, so you can see the preview of your subject. The Smart Background Music feature of this 52x zoom camcorder allows you to set any of the preloaded songs in your videos. Thanks to the time-lapse recording in this Samsung camcorder, you can set a time interval to shoot still pictures of the subject for capturing its sequential movements. The pre-installed Intelli-studio 2.0 editing software of this 52x zoom camcorder allows you to edit your pictures and videos, and transfer them to your computer. Supporting SD Card, the Samsung SMX-F50BN lets you expand its storage capacity and preserve all your memories in it. Less
Key Features   
Media Format Mini DV • DV Flash Media • Flash card
Recording System NTSC NTSC
Type Professional Standard
Storage Type Removable (Card/Disc/Tape) Removable (Card/Disc/Tape)
Other Features   
Additional Features Color Viewfinder • display contrast control • accessories hot shoe • display brightness control • Date/Time Stamp • Built-In Speaker • Progressive Scan CCD System • Backlight Compensation -
Widescreen Video Capture Yes -
Battery   
Battery Form Factor Manufacturer specific -
Microphone   
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo -
Display   
Display Type LCD -
Display Rotation Rotating (270°) -
Viewfinder   
Viewfinder Type LCD -
Memory / Storage   
Supported Flash Memory - SDHC Memory Card • SD Memory Card
Camera Flash   
Flash Type None -
Exposure   
Exposure Modes Automatic • Manual • Shutter-Priority • Program • Aperture-Priority -
Lens System   
Lens Type Zoom lens -
Auto Focus type TTL contrast detection -
Lens Manufacturer Leica -
Lens System Features Built-in 1/8 Neutral Density Filter • Built-in 1/64 Neutral Density Filter • Aspherical Lens -
Focus Adjustment Automatic • Manual -
Optical Sensor   
Sensor Type CCD • 3CCD -
Miscellaneous   
Night Mode Yes -
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Digital Breakthrough

bykevcarrico Jan 22, 2003
24 Helpfuls 25 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Incredible imagery and features for the price.
Cons Non-interchangeable lens, zoom control is nice, but not professionally smooth.
Recommended it? Yes

As a professional cinematographer/cameraman for the last 19 years, I've extensively shot every film and video format from 16mm and 35mm to BetaCam and High-Definition 24p. I could not believe how well the footage I shot with the Panasonic AG-DVX100 looked in all of the conditions I put it through... Read full review »

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The Indy Workhorse...

byskapa Jan 16, 2007
10 Helpfuls 11 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Focus/Zoom controls via remote, 24P frame rate(Movie Like), Beefy construction, Cost,...
Cons Not HD, no removable/upgradable lenses, only a few frame rates,
Recommended it? Yes

The Panasonic DVX100 has been the workhorse of many video productions for almost 5 years now. With it's innovative 24P Cinema like qualities and it's ability to look and sound just like a multi-million dollar movie, this camera is what video producers the world around dream about at night. Now in... Read full review »

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