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Panasonic AG-DVX100B Specifications

Panasonic AG-DVX100B

Panasonic AG-DVX100B

Part Number: AGDVX100BSC (Reviewed) Released: November 15, 2005

General

  • Depth
    14.3 in, 6.3 in
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV
  • Optical Sensor Type
    3CCD
  • Total Pixels
    4.1 megapixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3.8 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Audio Signal Format
    PCM
  • Interfaces Provided
    S-Video, composite video/audio
  • Progressive scan
    Yes
  • Analog Video Format
    NTSC
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • PCM Digital Sound
    16bit (48KHz / 2 channels), 12bit (32KHz / 2 channels)
  • Shooting Modes
    Normal movie mode
  • Effective Video Resolution
    380 KP
  • Digital Scene Transition
    White fader, black fader
  • Audio Signal Format
    PCM
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Enclosure Color
    Black, metallic gray
  • Sensitivity
    F11
  • Optical Zoom
    10x
  • Video Recording Modes
    SP, LP
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    410 KP
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    3CCD
  • Manufacturer
    Panasonic

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/24 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/24 sec
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Gain Selection
    +18 dB
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux

Display

  • Display Format
    210,000 pixels, 200,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating (270°)

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Camera Flash

  • Type
    none

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none, soft case

Lens System

  • Type
    Leica zoom lens - 10x zoom - 4.5 - 45 mm - f/1.6
  • Lens Construction
    11 groups / 15 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.6
  • Min Focal Length
    4.5 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    45 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    32.5 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.8 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual, motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    11
  • Element Qty
    15
  • Filter Size
    72 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Leica
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in 1/64 neutral density filter, built-in 1/8 neutral density filter

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    black, metallic gray
  • Color Category
    black, gray

Power

  • Batteries Included
    1

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.44 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    235000 pixels, 180000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - LCD
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.44"
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    180,000 pixels, 235,000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Additional Features

  • Features
    backlight compensation, built-in speaker, date/time stamp
  • DV input
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    Built-in speaker, backlight compensation, date/time stamp
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Connections

  • Qty
    2

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1600 mAh (included)

Header

  • Brand
    Panasonic
  • Product Line
    Panasonic
  • Model
    AG-DVX100B
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    professional
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Interfaces Provided
    S-Video, composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, white fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    backlight compensation, built-in speaker, date/time stamp

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    built-in
  • Microphone technology
    electret condenser

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.5 in
  • Height
    6.3 in, 14.3 in
  • Weight
    3.75 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    410 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    380 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    3CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    8.5 mm (1/3")
  • Sensor Qty
    3
  • Total Pixels
    4.1 megapixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3.8 megapixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating (270°)
  • Diagonal Size
    3.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    8.9 cm
  • Display Format
    200,000 pixels, 210,000 pixels

Camcorder Features

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Pro Camcorder Features

  • Sensitivity
    F11
  • Audio Signal Format
    PCM
  • Gain Selection
    +18 dB
  • Features
    4-channel audio recording, SMPTE Color Bars

General

  • Manufacturer
    Panasonic

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Part Number: AGDVX100BSC Released: Nov 15, 2005
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