|WEVA NEWS MINUTE: Panasonic's HVX200 at HD EXPO
June 22, 2005
Chicago, IL - Panasonic’s new AG-HVX200 hand-held HD/SD DVCPRO camcorder was displayed in prototype form at the HD EXPO in Chicago and WEVA NEWS MINUTE producer Bruce Himmelblau recorded a close-up “walk-through” of the new unit’s versatility for WEVA-TV.
Watch video shot from the HD EXPO show floor as Panasonic’s Jeff Merritt explains how the HVX200’s standard definition, as well as its HD, capabilities are designed to make the unit a practical investment for today, and for the future Click Here (Allow for QuickTime download. Note: this special WEVA video feature will move shortly to WEVA-TV, the members-only section of association's website.)
Calling it the world's first 1080i/720p/480i multi-format camcorder, Panasonic Broadcast and Television System’s President John Baisley introduced the AG-HVX200 in April at Apple’s NAB press conference. (To see the WEVA NEWS MINUTE that captured the unveiling live for WEVA-TV Click Here.)
Weighing about 5 pounds, the AG-HVX200 ($5,995) shoots on a P2 card and contains six user scene files, three user set-up buttons, and Camera Set-Up Memory (up to eight camera set-ups can be saved to an SD Memory card.
Scheduled to ship this fall, the new HVX200 SD/HD camcorder will be on display for professional wedding & event videographers in August in the Panasonic Broadcast booth at the 15th Annual Wedding & Event Video Expo (August 8-11).
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