2 new Varicam Panasonic


Panasonic-VariCam-35Panasonic introduced us under a bell model that foreshadowed the future of 4K Varicam. A mark in the mark as this large house has the habit of doing, For Lumix cameras, Viera for TV and for Varicam slow motion cameras and dedicated especially to the cinema.

This morning fell a press release outlining the future of this new bomb, and you imagine that there would be not one but 2 cameras at a 4K sensor Super 35 and the other 2/3 inch but with HD CMOS TRI- …

Here are the specifications for the Varicam 35

  • 4096 x 2160 Super 35mm CMOS sensor
  • 14+ Stops of Dynamic Range
  • PL Mount
  • Internal 4K up to 120fps
  • Records 4K & UHD in AVC-ULTRA 4K
  • Records 2K & HD in AVC-Intra 100/200
  • Capable of 4K RAW
  • 1.5 to 6 Mbps Proxies
  • Two expressP2 card slots (Record 130 minutes of 4K/24p with these cards)
  • Two microP2 card slots (for HD and 2K)
  • Four 3G-HD-SDI Outputs for 4K QUAD
  • Two 3G-HD-SDI Outputs for RAW
  • HD-SDI out for monitoring (down-converting from 4K)
  • Two XLR inputs can record four channels of 24-bit, 48KHz audio
  • Removable Control Panel
  • OLED Viewfinder with Optical Zoom
  • 120 i/s en 4K

And those for the 2/3″ baptisée Varicam HS

  • Three 1920 x 1080 2/3″ CMOS Sensors (Red, Green, Blue)
  • 14 Stops of Dynamic Range
  • AVC-Intra Class 100 at 1080/24p/30p/60p with VFR (up to 240p)
  • AVC-Intra Class 200 up to 1080/30p/60i
  • 12-bit AVC-Intra Class 4:4:4 up to 1080/30p
  • 1.5 to 6 Mbps Proxies
  • Log, FilmRec, VideoRec and Dynamic Range Stretch (DRS) image contrast management controls
  • Two expressP2 card slots (32 minutes of 1080p 240fps)
  • Two microP2 card slots (Record HD/2K at more typical production frame rates)
  • RGB 4:4:4
  • One 3G-HD-SDI supports 1080/60p
  • HD-SDI out for monitoring
  • Two XLR inputs can record four channels of 24-bit, 48KHz audio
  • 240 i/s en HD

Varicam4K-PanasonicThey kept modular architecture that was introduced with a different camera head for S35 and 2/3 and a part “Recorder” which will be common to 2. The ability to save the RAW is external to the program as it was announced.

Varicams-4K-HDThe 2 should be presented at NAB but the official launch will be IBC and I think that the first deliveries are expected for the end of the year 2014.

I am very excited to see what it will give, I have been a great lover of the original Varicam which had a unique signature image. Congratulations to them !

Little video reminder ads or IBC is already talk of the camera Varicam 35

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