Panasonic HC-MDH3 - FullHD Shoulder Camera [Made in Japan]
Built for Professional Recording
Capture superb low-light shots with a Large MOS Sensor and Built-in LED Light, while maintaining stability with a shoulder-mount design. Pro-level functions, such as a Dual SD Card Slot & Manual Ring, also enhance your video recording performance.
Brilliant Videos in Low Light
The large 1/3.1-inch (1/3.1-type) MOS sensor captures brilliant, high-quality images in dim lighting conditions. That means you can record beautiful scenes and objects under a variety of conditions and in any situation, including indoor scenes and nightscapes, with low noise distortion.
Stable shoulder-mount shooting is packed into a well-balanced package with a large grip and zoom lever, plus a wide-diameter manual ring for smooth, positive operation. User buttons and switches are efficiently laid out for simple, direct control.
Two picture quality settings can be easily made to match your preference. When you choose the Sharp setting instead of Standard, Gamma is compensated with high contrast, the Color Matrix is made more vibrant, and Sharpness is applied to enhance clarity for vivid images.
Built-in LED Light
The LED Light is extremely bright (300 lx at 1 meter) for reliable shooting in dimly lit places. A diffusion filter is also enclosed to diffuse and soften the light.
Dual SD Card Slot
Simultaneous Recording records the same data to both cards. When the first card reaches full capacity, Relay Recording automatically switches to the second card. The Hot Swap function allows the card to be exchanged while shooting, so recorded cards can be exchanged with blank cards for endless recording.*
* The file is divided every 10 hours.
5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S.+
The HYBRID O.I.S.+ uses five-axis correction to thoroughly suppress blurring caused by unwanted shake – whether you are shooting with a wide angle or at high zoom. This lets you capture crisp, clear images in virtually every shooting situation.
Optical 20x Zoom
The optical 20x zoom lens covers the range from 29.5mm wide-angle* to 612mm tele by a 4-Drive Lens System. The drive ranges are reduced by driving each of four lens groups separately, resulting in high image quality and high-powered zooming, with a compact and quick lens mechanism.
* 35mm camera equivalent.
3-inch touch LCD
This versatile LCD serves as a high-definition, 460K-dot monitor and menu-setting touch panel. It also rotates 270 degrees vertically for easy high-angle, low-angle and self-interview shooting.
The 1,555K-dot-equivalent colour viewfinder (with eye cup) can be tilted for added convenience.
|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.|