- Panasonic HC-MDH3 AVCHD Shoulder Mount Camcorder
Panasonic HC-MDH3 AVCHD Shoulder Mount Camcorder
- HD Camcorder with Built-In LED Light
- 1/3.1" BSI MOS Sensor
- 1920 x 1080 up to 59.94p
- 20x Optical Zoom Lens
- 5-Axis Hybrid O.I.S.
- Single Manual Lens Ring
- 0.24" EVF / 3" LCD Touchscreen
- Records MP4, MOV & AVCHD to SDXC Cards
- Dual SDXC Card Slots
- Illuminating Lens Recording Ring
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The Panasonic HD HC-MDH3 Camcorder is designed specifically for professional shooting, to capture superb low-light shots all thanks to its powerful MOS sensor that’s been incorporated into the Panasonic HC-MDH3 Camcorder. It also offers Pro-level functions such as the manual ring and the dual SD card slot to boost your shooting experience.
Large 1/3.1-inch MOS Sensor
Incorporated into the Panasonic HD HC-MDH3 Camcorder is a large 1/3.1-inch MOS Sensor, that’s designed to capture high quality images and video in low-light conditions, meaning no matter where you are – you’ll still be able to capture beautiful scenery.
Shoulder Mount Design
The design of the Panasonic HD HC-MDH3 Camcorder features a shoulder-mount design that’s packed into a well-balanced package, with a zoom lever and a large grip. Additionally, with this whole shoulder mount design – a wide-diameter manual ring has also been built-in for smooth, and an improved operation.
Picture Quality Settings
Powerful settings have been installed into the camera, offering two picture quality settings that allows you to easily match your preference with either using the Standard or Sharp setting. The Sharp setting provides a much higher contrast, where colour matrix has been made livelier, and sharpness that plays an important role by enhancing the clarity for vivid images.
Powerful LED Light
The design of this camcorder features a powerful and extremely bright LED light that’s been built-in (300 lx at 1 meter) – providing a better shooting experience in dimly lit environments. Additionally, a diffusion filter can also be placed over the light to diffuse and soften the light.
Dual SD Card Slot
Never run out of space with the professional Panasonic HD HC-MDH3 Camcorder, as it features a Dual Card Slot. This means that you can record continuously without having to stress of running out of space and of having to stop the process, whereas if the one card is full then it will automatically switch over to the second card. Additionally, the hot swap function enables the cards to be exchanged while recording – meaning that you can easily swap over to blank cards for endless shooting.
5-Axis HYBRID Optical Image Stabilisation
The Panasonic HD HC-MDH3 Camcorder makes use of the powerful 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S.+ that’s makes use of 5-axis to correct and thoroughly suppress blurring from taking place when camera shake takes place, no matter if you shooting with a wide angle or zoom lens – the 5-Axis HYBRID compensates for all kinds of lenses.
- Panasonic HC-MDH3 AVCHD Shoulder Mount Camcorder
- AC Adapter
- AC Cable
- Rechargeable Battery
- EVF Eyepiece Cup
- Lens Cap
- Light Diffusion Filter
|SENSOR SECTION||Image Sensor||1/3.1-type (1/3.1-inch) BSI MOS Sensor|
|Effective Pixels||6.03 megapixels [16:9]|
|LENS SECTION||F Value||F1.8 ― F3.6|
|Focal Length||4.08 ― 81.6 mm|
|35 mm Film Camera Equivalent||29.5 ― 612 mm [16:9]|
|Filter Diameter||49 mm|
|Lens Brand||Panasonic Lens|
|CAMERA SECTION||Standard Illumination||1400 lx|
|Minimum Illumination||1.2 lx (Super Gain 36dB, Shutter 1/25)|
|Focus||Auto / Manual|
|Zoom||Intelligent Zoom OFF||20x|
|Intelligent Zoom ON||40x|
|Digital Zoom||2x / 5x / 10x|
|White Balance||Auto / 3200K / 5600K / VAR (2000K—15000K) / Ach Fixed / Bch Fixed|
|Shutter Speed||50p/50i: 1/6 — 1/8000|
|Shutter Speed||Super Slow: 1/100 — 1/8000|
|Iris||Auto / Manual|
|Super Slow Recording||Shooting Frame Rate: FHD 100fps, Slow Motion Effect: 1/2 speed, 1/4 speed|
|Image Stabilizer||5-axis HYBRID O.I.S.+ with Level Shot Function|
|RECORDING SECTION||Recording Media||SDHC/SDXC Memory Card|
|Recording Format||MOV / MP4|
|Recording Format||AVCHD: AVCHD Progressive|
|Video Compression Method||MPEG-4 AVC/H.264|
|Audio Compression Method||MOV: LPCM (2ch)|
|Audio Compression Method||MP4: LPCM (2ch)|
|Audio Compression Method||AVCHD: Dolby Audio (2ch)|
|Recording / Playback Mode||MP4||1920x1080 50p 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM|
|MP4||1920x1080 50i 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM|
|MP4||1920x1080 25p 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM|
|MOV||1920x1080 50p 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM|
|MOV||1920x1080 50i 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM|
|MOV||1920x1080 25p 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM|
|AVCHD||PS: 1920x1080 50p, Max. 28Mbps (VBR)|
|AVCHD||PH: 1920x1080 50i, Max. 24Mbps (VBR)|
|AVCHD||HA: 1920x1080 50i, Average 17Mbps (VBR)|
|AVCHD||HE: 1440x1080 50i, Average 5Mbps (VBR)|
|AVCHD||PM: 1280x720 50p, Average 8Mbps (VBR)|
|AVCHD||SA: 720x576 50i (SIDE CROP/SQUEEZE), Average 9Mbps (VBR)|
|Thumbnail Display||20 thumbnails/page, 9 thumbnails/page, 1 thumbnail/page|
|STILL IMAGE SECTION||Recording Format||JPEG (DCF/Exif2.2)|
|Recording Image Size||Recording Mode: [16:9] 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080), 0.2 megapixels (640 x 360)|
|Recording Image Size||[4:3] 0.3 megapixels (640 x 480)|
|Recording Image Size||Playback Mode: [16:9] 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080), 0.9 megapixels (1280 x 720)|
|GENERAL SECTION||Power Supply||7.2V (Battery) / 12V (AC Adaptor)|
|Power Consumption||9.2W (Recording) / 27.4W (Charging)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||Approx. 205 x 217 x 494 mm (8.07 x 8.54 x 19.4 inch)|
|Weight (w/o battery and SD card)||Approx. 2330g (5.14 lb)|
|LCD Monitor||3.0-inch Wide LCD monitor (Approx. 460,800 dots)|
|LCD Monitor||7.5cm (3.0-type) Wide LCD monitor (Approx. 460,800 dots)|
|View Finder||0.24-inch Wide EVF (Approx. 1,555,200 dots equivalent) 0.6cm (0.24-type) Wide EVF (Approx. 1,555,200 dots equivalent)|
|Microphones||Yes (3.5mm stereo mini)|
|Headphone||Yes (3.5mm stereo mini)|
|USB||Type A: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, for External Media Device Connection*, Bus Power Supply|
|Camera Remote||2.5mm super mini jack x 1 (ZOOM S/S) 3.5mm mini jack x 1 (FOCUS/IRIS)|
|LED Video Light||Average Illumination||Approx. 300 lx (1.0m)|
|Irradiation Angle||Approx. 30°|
|Color Temperature||Approx. 5000K|
|Average Illumination with Diffusion Filter||Approx. 70 lx (1.0m)|
|STANDARD ACCESSORY||AC Adaptor||Yes|
|Rechargeable Battery Pack||Yes (2,900mAh)|
|AV Multi Cable||—|
|Microphone Holder Screws||—|
|Input Terminal Cap||—|
|LED Light Filter||Difusion Filter|
|NOTE||*External media device with a capacity of 32 GB or less, or more than 2 TB, cannot be used.|
|NOTE||Specifications are subject to change without notice.|
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