Panasonic HC-PV100 Semi-Pro HD Digital Video Camera

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The Technical Details Behind The Panasonic HC-PV100 Semi-Pro HD Digital Video Camera

Equipped for professional videography, the Panasonic HC-PV100 is a full HD video camera powered by a 1/3.1-inch BSI sensor. The device includes four lens groups and offers a powerful 20x optical zoom, with an aperture that ranges between f/1.8 and f/3.6.

The camera performs efficiently in various lighting conditions, including low light. The built-in provides additional light support LED Video Light whose effect can modify further using a diffusion filter or a colour conversion filter.

The impact of any blurring and shaking experienced during recording is neutralised using its 5-Axis Hybrid OIS + function. The image stabilisation, combined with the superior quality lens and sensors, produces sharp images and bright colours. A magnesium-alloy frame has been used for the handle, making it durable and lightweight.

Top Three Reasons We Think You Will Love The Panasonic HC-PV100
  • It has an LED Video Light that can illuminate the scene 300 by lx up to 1 metre.
  • Features Simultaneous Recording, and Relay Recording that lets you switch storage spaces or use two at the same time.
  • Achieve more control over your recording using the three manual rings.

Shooting And Focusing Performance

The presence of an iris ring, zoom ring, and focus ring on the lens barrel makes your video-work intuitive and speedy. With a fast shutter speed of 1/8000s, you can capture professional-quality 1080p videos at 50 fps. The shutter speed can be manually customised, letting you compose the perfect pictures and videos.

With a minimum focal length of 29.5mm, you will be able to capture more elements within your frame, thereby producing wider shots. For compact and close-up shots, the maximum focal length of 612mm is undoubtedly helpful.

The Intelligent Zoom feature offers an additional 20x zoom over the optical zoom. Video recording is available under multiple formats such as mp4, mov and avchd. Use the manual white balance option to get your preferred colour tone and to alter the mood of your scenes.

Quality And Reliability

The Panasonic HC-PV100 includes an LED ring that switches to red when the recording is on and turns blue when it is idle. The camera is comfortable to hold. Navigating around the buttons, and settings feel effortless.

The camera offers a 3-inch LCD monitor with 460K dots that lets you compose your pictures and videos with ease. If you prefer using a viewfinder, you will find the 0.24-inch Wide 1555K electronic viewfinder handy.

With the Simultaneous Recording option, you can create real-time backups of your files on a second storage device while recording on the first. You will never run out of recording space owing to the Relay Recording feature. The camera automatically switches to a second card when the first one is full. Further, the Hot Swap function lets you exchange your card for a new one as you record.

Our Expert’s Opinion

The Panasonic HC-PV100 Semi-Pro HD Digital Video Camera is ideal for anyone who records videos for a living. The maximum f/1.8 aperture lens helps you shoot industry level videos for creative and commercial purposes. The LED Video light makes the camera an excellent tool for weddings, parties, or other events.
Megapixel6 Megapixels
Video TypeFull HD Video Recording
SensorMOS Sensor
Shutter Speed1/6 - 1/8000
ZoomZoom Range Intelligent Zoom OFF | 20x Zoom Range Intelligent Zoom ON | 40x Digital Zoom 2x / 5x / 10x
Screen Size3.0-inch Wide LCD monitor (Approx. 460K dots)
Tilt ScreenNo
Power7.2V (Battery) / 12V (AC Adaptor)
DimensionsApprox. 170 x 170 x 335 mm
FormatsJPEG (DCF/Exif2.2) MOV / MP4