Panasonic has used IBC 2018 in Amsterdam, to introduce a new ENG camera offering greater connectivity, operability and clarity.
The AJ-PX5100 is a B4 shoulder mounted P2HD camera-recorder which upgrades the company’s successful PX5000 series. With its breadth of recording options and exceptional image quality the PX5100 is targeted at network news, documentary, high-end corporate and sports production, as well as the rental market.
Maintaining the same Full HD 2/3 type 3 MOS sensor in a lightweight 3.4kg body, the new camera also offers HDR(HLG) content and 1080/50p recording for the first time in a Panasonic ENG camera.
In addition, Panasonic has improved the connectivity of the new camera with RTMP low-latency communication as a standard. It means the camera can deliver smooth streams and transmit information between the camera and news room more quickly than before, speeding up news workflows. The AJ-PX5100 also features wireless and wired connectivity with Wi-Fi, USB and Gigabit Ethernet, as well as bonding with both the LiveU and TVU networks. The AJ-PX5100 also supports P2 Cast, Panasonic`s cloud based news editing system.
The camera features a Quad HD LCD monitor for improved visibility and four times the number of pixels of standard definition monitors.
For more information about Panasonic at IBC, visit: https://business.panasonic.co.uk/professional-camera/ibc-2018
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