Video Equipment / Cameras / AC130

Offering high-quality HD recording utilizing MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 high-profile encoding, the AC130A records video in four professional AVCCAM HD recording modes at 60Hz, including the highest-quality PH mode (average 21 Mbps/Max 24Mbps), the HA mode (approx.17 Mbps), the extended recording HE mode (approx. 6 Mbps), and a PM mode (approx. 8 Mbps, 720p only). The AC130A is also able to record 480/24P and 480/30p.

Power Supply: DC7.2V (using battery)
7.3V (using AC adaptor)
Power Consumption: 11.6W (when recording)
Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C
Operating Humidity: 10% to 80% (no condensation)
Weight: Approx. 2.4 kg (camcorder main body only)
Dimensions (WxHxD): 180 mm x 195 mm x 438 mm, excluding the projection part
Pick-up Device: 1/3 Type Progressive, 2.2Mil Pixels, 3MOS
Number of Effective Pixels (HxV): 1920 x 1080
Lens: Panasonic lens with optical image stabilizer, motorized/manual mode switching, 22x zoom,
F1.6 - 3.2 (f=3.9mm to 86mm / 35mm equivalent: 28 mm to 616 mm, 16:9)
Filter Diameter: 72 mm
Optical Color Separation: Prism system
ND Filter: OFF, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
Minimum shooting distance: Approx. 1 meter
Gain Selection: 0 / +3 / +6 / +9 / +12 / +15 / +18 / +24 / +30 dB (+24 & +30 dB are to be allocated only for USER SW)
Color Temperature settings: ATW, ATW LOCK, Preset 3200K, Preset 5600K, Preset VAR, Ach, Bch
Digital Zoom: 2x / 5x / 10x (to be allocated on USER button, switching by pushing the button)
Minimum Luminance: 0.4 lx (when F1.6, +30dB of gain, and 1/30 sec. of shutter speed)
Shutter Speed (Preset): 60i/60p mode: 1/60 sec(OFF). 1/100 sec., 1/120 sec., 1/250 sec., 1/500 sec., 1/1000 sec., 1/2000 sec.
30p mode: 1/30 sec, 1/50 sec(OFF)., 1/60 sec., 1/120 sec., 1/250 sec., 1/500 sec., 1/1000 sec., 1/2000 sec.
24p mode: 1/24 sec., 1/50 sec(OFF)., 1/60 sec., 1/120 sec., 1/250 sec., 1/500 sec., 1/1000 sec., 1/2000 sec.
Shutter Speed (Synchro Scan): SYNC SCAN TYPE = sec.
60i/60p mode: 1/60.0 sec. to 1/249.8 sec.
30p mode: 1/30.0 sec. to 1/249.8 sec.
24p mode: 1/24.0 sec. to 1/249.8 sec.
SYNC SCAN TYPE = deg.
All mode: 3.0 deg. to 360.0 deg. (by 0.5 degree step selectable) (default = 180.0 deg.)
Slow Shutter Speed: 60i/60p mode: 1/8 sec., 1/15 sec. and 1/30 sec.
30p mode: 1/8 sec. and 1/15 sec.
24p mode: 1/6 sec. and 1/12 sec.
RECORDING FORMAT - AVCHD: .
Compression Method: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Recording Media: SD Memory Card: 512MB, 1GB, 2GB (FAT12, FAT16)
SDHC Memory Card: 4GB, 6GB, 8GB, 12GB, 16GB, 32GB (FAT32)
SDXC Memory Card: 48GB, 64GB, up to 2TB (exFAT)
*PH/HA mode requires Class4 or faster Card. VFR recording requires Class6 or faster.
Recording Video Format: PH mode: 1080/59.94i, 1080/29.97p (over 59.94i), 1080/23.98p, 720/59.94p, 720/29.97p (over 59.94p), and 720/23.98p
HA, HE mode: 1080/59.94i only
PM mode: 720/59.94p
Transmission Rate: PH mode: Approx. 21 Mbps (VBR, max 24 Mbps)
PM mode: Approx. 8 Mbps (VBR)
HA mode: Approx. 17 Mbps (VBR)
HE mode: Approx. 6 Mbps (VBR)
Interval Recording: OFF / 1 sec. / 10 sec. / 30 sec. / 1 min. / 2 min.
*Recording mode need to be set in "PH 1080/30p" or "1080/23.98p". Maximum continuous recording dyration is 168 hours (7 days).
Recording Format: DV
File Format: AVI Type2
Recording Media Format: SD Memory Card: 512MB, 1GB, 2GB (FAT12, FAT16)
SDHC Memory Card: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB (FAT32)
SDXC Memory Card: 48GB, 64GB, up to 2TB (exFAT)
*DV recording requires Class6 or faster.
SDI OUT - Video (AVCHD): No SDI OUT
HDMI OUT - Video (AVCHD): HDMI x 1, Type A (1080i / 720p)
VIDEO OUT - Video (AVCHD): Pin jack × 1, 1.0Vp-p, 75 Ω, 480/60i
VIDEO OUT - DV: .
SDI OUT - Video (DV): No SDI OUT
VIDEO OUT - Video (DV): Pin jack × 1, 1.0Vp-p, 75 Ω, 480/60i
AUDIO RECORDING - AVCHD: .
AUDIO RECORDING - AVCHD Compression: Dolby Digital/2ch
AUDIO RECORDING - AVCHD Sampling Frequency: 48k Hz
AUDIO RECORDING - AVCHD Quantization: 16 bit
Bit Rate: PH mode: 384kbps
PM/HA/HE mode: 256kbps
AUDIO RECORDING: DV
Sampling Frequency: 48k Hz
Quantization:: 16 bit
Built-in Microphone: Stereo microphone
Audio IN: XLR (3 pins) × 2 (INPUT 1, INPUT 2)
LINE / MIC switchable, high-impedance
LINE: 0 dBu
MIC: -40 / -50 / -60 dBu (selectable in menu
MIC POWER: +48V ON/OFF switchable
Audio IN Additional information: Headroom 12dB
Audio Out: Pin jack × 2 (CH1, CH2), Output: 316 mV, 600 Ω
SDI OUT - Audio (AVCHD): No SDI OUT
HDMI OUT - Audio (AVCHD): 2 ch (Linear PCM)
5.1ch (Dolby Digital)
Headphone: Stereo mini jack (3.5 mm diameter) × 1
Built-in Speaker: 20 mm (round) × 1
Camera Remote: Super Mini jack (2.5mm diameter) x 1 for ZOOM and recording START/STOP operations
Mini jack (3.5mm diameter) x 1 for FOCUS and IRIS controls
INDEX Remote: Super Mini jack (2.5 mm diameter) x 1
TC PRESET IN/OUT (double as VIDEO OUT): IN: 1.0 to 4.0 Vp-p, 10 kΩ
OUT: 2.0±0.5 Vp-p, low impedance
USB2.0: Type mini B connector (compliant with USB ver. 2.0)
DV OUT (only for DV mode): IEEE 1394 6pin x 1
LCD Monitor: 3.45 inches, LCD color monitor, approx. 921,000 pixels (16:9)
Viewfinder: 0.45 inches, LCD color viewfinder, approx. 1,226,000 pixels (16:9)
Accessories (attached to the unit): Lens Cap, INPUT Terminal Cap x2, Lens Hood, Hand Strap
Standard Accessories: Battery Pack x 1 [7.2 V, 5800/5400 (typ./min.) mAh], AC adaptor (Battery Charger), AC cable, DC cable,
Wireless Remote Controller with button-type battery, Microphone Holder, Microphone Holder screws x4, Microphone Holder Adaptor, Eye Cup, Shoulder Belt, CD-ROM
 

ac130Panasonic AG-AC130A Camera - Features

• Three independent adjustable rings for zoom, focus and iris
• HDMI output (AVCHD only), USB 2.0 (mini B-type), and IEEE 1394 output (DV only),
• Two locking XLR inputs with switches for mic/line, two RCA audio outputs, and +48V Phantom Power capability
• Pre-record, interval recording, shot marker and metadata capture
• Waveform and vectorscope display, focus assists, auto focus with face detection
• White balance, mode display, zebra display, color bar, tally lamps, 4-position ND optical filter controls
• Slow shutter and synchro-scan shutter functions
• Built-in stereo microphone
• Records Dolby Digital in all HD modes
• Two wired remote control terminals (for zoom, focus, iris, REC start/stop controls)
• Optical Image Stabilizer (O.I.S) for smooth stable shooting
• Built-in SMPTE time-code generator/reader
• Dynamic Range Stretch (DRS) which helps compensate for wide variations in lighting
• Widescreen 1,226,000-pixel LCOS color viewfinder
• Widescreen 921,000-pixel 3.45-inch LCD color monitor
• Weighs just over 5 lbs.
• Power consumption is under 12 watts
• Three-year limited warranty (one year plus two extra years upon registration)

You can upgrade your AG-AC130 or AG-AC160 camcorder to include 2 new features -- Expanded Auto Focus Assist and Turbo-Speed One-Push Auto Focus. The cost of this upgrade is $300 and is handled by a local Panasonic service professional. Contact Prakash Mistry on the East Coast at 201-392-4081, or Jim Fast on the West Coast at 323-436-3503 for your upgrade.

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