Panasonic begins delivery of its AG-3DP1, a 3D integrated twin-lens P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorder. Equipped with two pairs of 2.2 Megapixel 1/3-type 3MOS image sensor mounted left and right, the camcorder delivers Full HD 3D images and the Ultra Luminance Technology (U.L.T.) enables these image sensors to attain high-sensitivity, high-quality images. It also sports a 20 bit Digital Signal Processor handles image rendering processes with exceptional precision.
The AG-3DP1 features a HD twin lens system with 17x zoom range, and focus, zoom and iris adjustments are synchronized accurately for the left and right lenses. The professional camcorder supports 10 bit, 4:2:2 independent-frame, full 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra recording, and records 16-bit, four-channel digital audio. Up to 80 minutes of AVC-Intra 100 1080/24pN video can be recorded on dual 64GB P2 cards. It comes with a 3.2-inch LCD screen, and as dual HD-SDI outputs, HDMI 3D compatible output, and two XLR connectors.
The Panasonic AG-3DP1 offers a range of assist functions including Focus Assist, 3-Position Gain Selector, assignable User buttons, simplified Waveform and Vectorscope display and six preset/assignable Scene Files. Other professional functions include 4-position (off, 1/4 ND, 1/16 ND, 1/64 ND) optical neutral density filter wheel; variable shutter speed from 1/12 to 1/250 sec plus Synchro Scan function; Matrix setting including a Cine-Like mode; adjustable V detail level, detail coring, chroma level, chroma phase, color temp and master pedestal; Knee point settings; three values (A/B/Preset) of white balance selector; Mode check; Zebra: Select any two levels from among 50% to 109%, in 1% step; and Y-GET to measure brightness at the screen center and display precise numerical data.
The Panasonic AG-3DP1 is priced at $34,950.