High quality HD Camcorder

Key features

High-Sensitivity, High-Image-Quality U.L.T. Image Sensor
22x zoom lens
Selectable high quality
  • High-Sensitivity, High-Image-Quality U.L.T. Image Sensor
  • 22x Zoom Lens with Wide Coverage from Wide-Angle to Telephoto
  • Selectable High-Quality AVCHD PH Mode and DV (SD)
  • High-End AG-AC160 with Even More Advanced Functions
  • A Wealth of Functions for Professional Use


Free AG-AC160
Software Upgrade:
1080 60p/50p Recording

Hardware & Software Upgrade:
Expand Focus Assistance
Turbo One Push Auto Focus
1080 60p/50p Recording

Hardware & Software Upgrade:
Expand Focus Assistance
Turbo One Push Auto Focus

To upgrade your camcorder, please visit our service website:

The AG-AC160A and AG-AC130A Memory Card Camera Recorders offer a host of advanced functions. The lens, camera section and recorder section of these models have been significantly revamped by incorporating cutting-edge technologies.

The new 22x zoom lens boasts wide coverage, from wide-angle to telephoto, while individual zoom, focus, and iris rings let you make manual adjustments just like with an interchangeable lens. The high-sensitivity, low-noise, high-resolution 1/3-type 2.2-megapixel U.L.T. (Ultra Luminance Technology) 3MOS image sensor and professional AVCHD PH mode ensure high-quality Full-HD (1920 x 1080) recording.

The high-end AG-AC160A model comes with advanced functions like HD slow-/quick-motion recording,*1 and also supports HD SDI output. Both the high-end AG-AC160A and the cost-effective AG-AC130A meet a broad range of professional needs, in both video production and news gathering. Both models also feature a DV*2 (SD) recording mode for extra versatility.

Please click here for a list of operation manuals to download.

*1: AG-AC160A only. Playback in 1080/60p mode not possible. 720p VFR not supported. Class 6 or higher SDXC/SDHC/SD Memory Card required for VFR recording.
*2: DV files are recorded onto an SD memory card.

Specifications table

Power SupplyDC 7.2 V (when the battery is used) DC 7.3 V (when the AC adaptor is used)
Power Consumption11.8 W (recording)
Operating Temperature0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)
Operating Humidity10 % to 80 % (no condensation)
WeightApprox. 2.4 kg (5.3 lb) (excluding the battery and accessories)
Dimensions180 mm (W) x 195 mm (H) x 438 mm (D) (7 inches x 7-11/16 inches x 17-1/4 inches) (excluding protruding parts)

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