4K CINELIVE Studio Camera with PL Mount 

AK-PLV100GSJ

4K PL-mount Studio Camera for Live Cinematic Video with Shallow Depth of Field

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Key features

Equipped with a large format, 5.7K Super 35mm sensor and PL Lens mount to accommodate cinema lenses for a shallow-depth look.
Capture frame rate is switchable to Cinematic 24p/30p on 60p system, so can easily switch between a 24p/30p look and a standard broadcast 60p look.
Outputs SMPTE ST2110* video directly from its camera head and merely requires an optical-fiber connection for return input, intercom input/output, PTP synchronization, trunk out, and tally input.*Future support planned
Compatibility with Panasonic's 2/3-inch studio-camera system equipment allows the use of CCUs(UCU600 and HCU250), ROPs (HRP1010 and HRP1015) and other accessories.
V-LOG output* for wide dynamic range and rich color gamut, along with Dual Native ISO* for superb low-light performance

AK-PLV100: Key features, workflows and applications

The AK-PLV100GJ 4K studio camera, designed to help production teams make their content more exciting and engaging.

Large Format Sensor and PL Mount for Various Expression

With a Super 35mm 5.7K MOS sensor and PL mount, inherited from the VariCam camera, Panasonic is bringing its pioneering experience of cine live technology to its studio camera line-up - enabling powerfully expressive video with a shallow depth of field to bring it closer to the director’s intention.

Simple IP-based live production without CCU

To support production studios moving towards more connected, IP-based workflows, the camera features SMPTE ST 2110 compatibility. This enables more streamlined connection to the KAIROS IT/IP platform (released in May 2020), which gives professionals unlimited control to deliver rich content to multiple screens and streams.  

SMPTE ST 2110 input/output will be possible directly from the AK-PLV100GJ camera head without connecting to a CCU*, enabling IP-based live production with just the camera, doing away with the need for complicated systems. It’s also possible to output 12G-SDI signals directly from the camera head, allowing for flexible system construction and wide-ranging operations.

Camera head can be switched anytime

The camera head is fully compatible with the accessories for Panasonic’s 2/3-inch studio-camera line-up. By simply replacing the existing camera head with the AK-PLV100GJ, cinematic video can be created with the existing CCU (AK-UCU600 or AK-HCU250).

*Future upgrade

Specifications table

General
WeightApprox. 4.2 kg (9.26 lbs.) (body only, excluding the accessories)
Dimensions (W x H x D)Body only 151 mm x 267 mm x 389 mm (5-31/32 inches x 10-17/32 inches x 15-11/32 inches) (excluding protrusions)
Operating Temperature-10 °C to 45 °C (14 °F to 113 °F) (Preheating required under a temperature 0°C (32 °F) or below)
Operating Humidity85% or less (relative humidity)
Storage Temperature-20 °C to 60 °C (-4 °F to 140 °F)
Power SupplyDC 12 V (when using an external power supply) DC 190 V (when AK-HCU250PSJ/HCU250ESJ is connected) AC 240 V (when AK-UCU600PSJ/ UCU600ESJ is connected)
Lens Mount35mm PL Mount

Accessories & Software

Studio Camera Accessories

AK-HVF75

17.8 cm (7 inches) LCD Color Viewfinder

Studio Camera Accessories

AJ-CVF70GJ

Full HD OLED Color Viewfinder

Studio Camera Accessories

AK-HRP1015

Remote Operation Panel 1/5-type rack size remote operation panel which supports PoE and IP control *Product Availability may vary depending on country

Studio Camera Accessories

AK-HCU250

Low-cost camera control unit of high video quality, long-distance optical fiber transmission camera systems.

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AVAILABLE FROM Q1 2024

Remote Unit / Controller

AK-UCU700 series

4K CCU with Enhanced IP Connectivity,Including Support for ST 2110, The Industry’s First*1 Dante®, NDI®*4 and SRT.  The AK-UCU700 CCU supports the next-generation SMPTE ST 2110*2 IP-transmission standard as well as JPEG-XS to uncompress/compress 4K video by a factor of 10 without degrading quality. As the industry's first*1 studio camera system to support the Dante®*3 network audio standard as well as the NDI®*4 (High Bandwidth NDI®*4 ) and SRT (Secure Reliable Transport)*5 IP transmission standards, Panasonic Connect's new CCU realizes diverse networks and applications for IP studio camera systems. 

Remote Unit / Controller

AK-MSU1000

Master Setup Unit (MSU) - Maximum of 20 CCU can be connected and controlled from an AK-MSU100 Plus Versatile Assist Functions Transmission Camera System to Be Configured at Low Cost

Remote Unit / Controller

AK-UCU600

With the AK-UCU600 Camera Control Unit (CCU), uncompressed longdistance transmission of 4K/HD video signals via optical fiber is supported. The AK-HRP1000GJ/1005GJ Remote Operation Panels (ROP) are equipped with a color LCD display that provides excellent visibility and functions for quick response. This system achieves high-quality video and excellent operability. In cases where power is supplied by the CCU, it is possible to transmit at a long distance of up to approx. 2,000 m between the camera and the CCU. The distance can be extended up to 10,000 m by providing a local power supply at the camera head and using general-purpose single mode optical fiber. Between the CCU and the ROP, in addition to a dedicated serial line, IP connection via LAN cable is also supported.

Studio Camera Accessories

AK-HCU250

Low-cost camera control unit of high video quality, long-distance optical fiber transmission camera systems.

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Studio Camera Accessories

AK-HRP1015

Remote Operation Panel 1/5-type rack size remote operation panel which supports PoE and IP control *Product Availability may vary depending on country

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Viewfinder

AK-HVF100

Light weight and high resolution (9-type IPS LCD 1920*1080, 1,100 TV lines) viewfinder with built-in mechanical lift versatile assist functions

Studio Camera Accessories

AJ-CVF70GJ

Full HD OLED Color Viewfinder

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Mount Adaptor

SHAN-TM700

Quick Release Tripod Adaptor Plate

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