Panasonic HC-X1 4K Ultra HD Professional Camcorder

Record all your video productions into ultra-high resolution 4K format with the Panasonic HC-X1 4K Ultra HD Professional Camcorder. Powerful features and specs to keep the Panasonic HC-X1 Camcorder going includes a large 1”-Type MOS sensor that provides high image quality and sensitivity, to record astonishing video in DCI (4096x2160) as well as UHD (3840x2160) 4K resolutions.

The Panasonic HC-X1 4K Professional Camcorder sports a newly developed Leica Dicomar 4K Lens, being the industry’s widest 24mm and optical 20x zoom that utilises a 4-Drive Lens System to drive each of the four lens groups in order to achieve the compact design and its 20x zoom, that performs well in all kinds of environments especially low-light conditions. The robust 4K camcorder provides a comfortable grip on the side or can be handheld from the top handle and it will deliver completely smooth and stable video footage which is all thanks to its 5-Axis Hybrid Optical Image Stabilization – leaving you with clear, blurless results; Intelligent Autofocus for precise 4K focusing, and you can adjust the speed for tracking sensitivity and area width; and also incorporates professional functions such as the ND Filter, triple manual ring, dual SD card slot and XLR terminals for a secured connection.

  • 1"-Type MOS Sensor
  • DCI 4K Recording at 24p
  • UHD 4K Recording up to 60p
  • MP4, MOV, and AVCHD Formats
  • Dual SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slots
  • HDMI and A/V Outputs
  • 24-480 20x Zoom Lens
  • f/2.8 Maximum Aperture
  • Built-In ND Filters
  • Advanced O.I.S. and Hybrid O.I.S.
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SKU
HC-X1GC
R51,495.00
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Panasonic HC-X1 4K Ultra HD Professional Camcorder
SENSOR SECTIONImage Sensor1-type (inch) MOS Sensor
Effective PixelsUHD/FHD 59.94p/29.97p/23.98p : 8.79 megapixels
Effective Pixels4K 24.00p : 9.46 megapixels
LENS SECTIONF ValueF2.8 ― F4.5
Optical Zoom20x
Focal Length8.8 ― 176 mm
35 mm Film Camera Equivalent (Motion Image/Still Image)25.4 ― 508.0 mm [UHD/FHD 59.94p/29.97p/23.98p], 24.0 ― 480.0 mm [4K24.00p]
Filter Diameter67 mm
Lens BrandLeica Dicomar Lens
CAMERA SECTIONMinimum Illumination0.2 lx (F2.8, Gain 18dB, Manual Slow Shutter 1/2, [HIGH SENS] Mode)
FocusAuto / Manual
ZoomIntelligent Zoom OFF20x
Intelligent Zoom ON30x
Digital Zoom2x / 5x / 10x
ND Filter1/4, 1/16, 1/64, OFF
IR FilterIncorporates the ON/OFF control function
White BalanceAuto / ATW LOCK / 3200K / 5600K / VAR (2000K—15000K) / Ach Fixed / Bch Fixed
Shutter Speed59.94 Hz mode60i/60p: 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
59.94 Hz mode30p: 1/30, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
59.94 Hz mode24p: 1/24, 1/48, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
50.00 Hz mode50i/50p: 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/125, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
50.00 Hz mode25p: 1/25, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/125, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
Slow Shutter Speed59.94 Hz mode60i/60p: 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30 sec
59.94 Hz mode30p: 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/15 sec
59.94 Hz mode24p: 1/2, 1/3, 1/6, 1/12 sec
50.00 Hz mode50i/50p: 1/2, 1/3, 1/6, 1/12, 1/25 sec
50.00 Hz mode25p: 1/2, 1/3, 1/6, 1/12 sec
Synchro Scan59.94 Hz mode59.94i/59.94p: 1/60.0 ― 1/249.7 sec
59.94 Hz mode29.97p: 1/30.0 ― 1/249.7 sec
59.94 Hz mode23.98p: 1/24.0 ― 1/249.6 sec
59.94 Hz mode24.00p: 1/24.0 ― 1/249.9 sec
50.00 Hz mode50i/50p: 1/50.0 ― 1/250.0 sec
50.00 Hz mode25p: 1/25.0― 1/250.0 sec
VFR Recording Frame Rate59.94 Hz mode30p: 2, 15, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 45, 60 fps
59.94 Hz mode24p: 2, 12, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 36, 48, 60 fps
50.00 Hz mode25p: 2, 12, 21, 23, 25, 27, 30, 37 and 50 fps
SensitivityHIGH SENS.modeF11 (2,000 lx, 3,200 K, 89.9% reflect, 1080/59.94i) / F12 (2,000 lx, 3,200 K, 89.9% reflect, 1080/50i)
NORMAL modeF8 (2,000 lx, 3,200 K, 89.9% reflect, 1080/59.94i) / F9 (2,000 lx, 3,200 K, 89.9% reflect, 1080/50i)
IrisAuto / Manual
Image Stabilizer4K24.00p / UHD: Optical image stabilizer
Image StabilizerFHD or lower: 5-Axis Hybrid Image Stabilizer
RECORDING SECTIONRecording MediaSDHC/SDXC Memory Card
Recording FormatMOV, MP4, AVCHD
Video Compression MethodMPEG-4 AVC/H.264 High Profile (MOV/MP4/AVCHD)
Audio Compression MethodMOV / MP4: LPCM (2ch)
Audio Compression MethodAVCHD: Dolby Digital (2ch)
System Frequency59.94Hz / 50.00Hz
Recording / Playback ModeMP4/ MOV4K 4096x2160 24.00p 100M: Average 100Mbps (VBR)
MP4/ MOVUHD 3840x2160 59.94p/50.00p 150M: Average 150Mbps (VBR)
MP4/ MOVUHD 3840x2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p 100M: Average 100Mbps (VBR)
MP4/ MOVFHD 1920x1080 59.94p/50.00p/29.97p/25.00p/23.98p 200M (ALL-Intra): Average 200Mbps (VBR)
MP4/ MOVFHD 1920x1080 59.94p/50.00p 100M: Average 100Mbps (VBR)
MP4/ MOVFHD 1920x1080 59.94p/50.00p/29.97p/25.00p/23.98p/59.94i/50.00i 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR)
AVCHDPS 1920x1080 59.94p/50.00p: Average 25Mbps (VBR)
AVCHDPH 1920x1080 59.94i/50.00i/23.98p: Average 21Mbps (VBR)
AVCHDHA 1920x1080 59.94i/50.00i: Average 17Mbps (VBR)
AVCHDHE 1440x1080 59.94i/50.00i: Average 5Mbps (VBR)
AVCHDPM 1280x720 59.94p/50.00p: Average 8Mbps (VBR)
AVCHDSA 720x480/720x576 59.94i/50.00i (SIDE CROP/LETTERBOX/SQUEEZE): Average 9Mbps (VBR)
STILL IMAGE SECTIONRecording FormatJPEG (DCF/Exif2.2)
Recording Image Size[17:9] 8.8megapixels (4096 x 2160)
Recording Image Size[16:9] 8.3megapixels (3840 x 2160), 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080), 0.9 megapixels (1280 x 720)
GENERAL SECTIONPower Supply7.28V (Battery) / 12V (AC Adaptor)
Power Consumption19.7W (LCD Monitor)
Dimensions (W x H x D)Approx. 173 x 195 x 346 mm (6.81 x 7.68 x 13.6 inch)
Weight (w/o Battery and SD Card)Approx. 2000g (4.41 lb)
LCD Monitor3.5" Wide LCD monitor (1,152,000 dots)
Viewfinder0.39" OLED (1,769,000 dots)
Manual RingFocus / Zoom / Iris
Accessory ShoeYes
INTERFACE SECTIONVideoVIDEO OUTVideo OUT x 1
HDMIType A x 1 (Not compatible with VIERA Link)
HDMIOutput format:2160/59.94p/50.00p/29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p/, 1080/59.94p/50.00p/29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p/59.94i/50.00i/, 720/59.94p/50.00p, 480/59.94p, 576/50.00p
Audio InputBuilt-in MicrophoneStereo microphone
XLR InputXLR (3 pins) x 2
XLR InputInput high impedance, LINE/MIC/MIC+48 V (switchable SW)
XLR InputLINE:+4dBu/0dBu (switchable menu)
XLR InputMIC: –40dBu/–50dBu/–60dBu (switchable menu)
Audio OutputHDMI2 ch (LPCM)
Audio OUTAudio OUT x 2
Headphone3.5 mm diameter stereo mini jack x 1
Speaker20 mm diameter, round x 1
Other Input/OutputCamera Remote2.5mm super mini jack x 1 (ZOOM S/S)
Camera Remote3.5mm mini jack x 1 (FOCUS/IRIS)
USB 3.0 HOSTStandard-A connector, 9-pin, for External Media Device Connection,* Bus Power Supply
USB 3.0 HOST*External media device with a capacity of 32 GB or below or a capacity above 2 TB cannot be used
USB 3.0 DEVICEMicro-B connector, 10-pin, Mass storage function (read only)
DC INDC 12V (11.4V ― 12.6V) EIAJ Type4
STANDARD ACCESSORYAC AdaptorYes
AC CableYes
Rechargeable Battery PackYes (5,900mAh)
Battery ChargerYes
IR Remote
HDMI Cable
AV Cable
USB Cable
Microphone HolderYes
Microphone Holder ScrewsYes
Input Terminal CapYes
Eye CupYes
Lens HoodYes
Editing Software
NOTESpecifications are subject to change without notice.
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