The Panasonic AG-HPX370 Series P2 HD Camcorder is an affordable 1/3″ ENG camcorder that offers full-raster 4:2:2 sampling using the professional AVC-Intra HD codec. Equally at home recording 100Mbps DVCPRO HD, the AG-HPX370 brings new levels of lowlight performance to its three 1/3″ CMOS sensors, utilizing Ultra Luminance Technology to provide the sensitivity and image quality of larger 1/2″ imagers.
With two HD/SD-SDI outputs, two P2 media slots, a 17x Fujinon HD lens and one SD memory card slot (for scene files and user settings), the AG-HPX370 is a top-level image capture device that also offers a high degree of versatility. It can accommodate both 1/3″ and 2/3″ lenses, it shoots in standard definition as well as HD and with an optional remote control unit it can be used as a studio camera (aided by the included timecode and genlock functionality).
The variety of resolutions (1080i/p, 720p, 480i/p), frame rates (12-60p), image settings and recording modes–not to mention the well-known advantages of a P2 workflow–all provide the flexibility, functionality and sheer image quality that have made Panasonic’s professional camcorders the workhorses of so many production environments.