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Panasonic AG-AC8EJ Shoulder mounted HD Camcorder


AVCCAM Semi shoulder Camcorder
  • Simultaneous recording
  • iA x50 zoom (optical x21)
  • 3 type touch panel LCD with 460,800 dots
  • 1290 x 720 8Mbps (PM mode)
  • AVCHD progressive

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Exc VAT Price £1,009.36
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AVCCAM Semi shoulder Camcorder


  • Simultaneous recording
  • Wide 28mm / F1.8
  • iA x50 zoom (optical x21)
  • 1/4.5 type 4.14M S-FSI
  • 3 type touch panel LCD with 460,800 dots
  • Hybrid 5 axis OIS
  • AVCHD progressive
  • 1920x1080/50p max. 28Mbps
  • 1920 x 1080/50i max. 24Mbps
  • Double slot SD card
  • 1280 x 720 8Mbps (PM mode)
  • File copy capability to external HDD

  • The shoulder mounted Full-HD 1080P AVCCAM features exceptional ergonomics and functionality, simultaneous recording to dual SD Cards, 21x optical zoom and intelligent auto mode (iA) with up to 50x zoom. The AG-AC8’s exciting feature set makes it perfect for a range of professional and semi-professional users that require the best performance in applications such as weddings, business seminars and conferences, documentaries and nature films, sporting events and other events and shows.

    With dual SD card slots and the capability to record simultaneously, the AC8’s new relay Auto Switch functionality means extended recording is made possible and signature Panasonic reliability and dependability is ensured so precious moments are continuously captured. Relay scene uses an external hard disk drive to enable continuous recording of audio, without voice loss when the file recording destination SD card swaps during Auto Switch continuous recording.

    The AG-AC8 comes equipped with a lens for wide 28mm / F1.8 recording, which delivers excellent recordings even in the most compact settings with the camera situated close to the subject. With this lens, every important aspect of in the scene is within shot also making the camera suitable for professional shooting at sports events, weddings and documentaries and films where flexibility and convenient ease of use is often required.

    With a highly stable and ergonomic form factor that ensures the operator is in control, iA Intelligent Auto mode helps in situations where there is limited setup time for dialling in the cameras professional manual settings. An optical zoom of 21x is available whilst using iA mode and up to 50x zoom is possible. A 1/4.5 type high sensitivity sensor specified with 4.14M S-FS ensures bright and sharp images even in the most dimly lit scenes.

    Input control commands can be made by the AG-AC8’s integrated 3.0 type touch panel LCD with 460,800 dots and Smart Touch. AVCHD progressive recording modes range from 1920x1080/50p max 28Mbps, 1920x1080/50i max 24Mbps through 1280 x 720 8Mbps (PM mode) with a steady shot assisted by a powerful 5-axis hybrid OIS (Optical Image Stabiliser). Rushes can also be quickly offloaded to external hard disks for backup peace of mind plus flexibility and speed in post-production. Moreover, the AG-AC8 is Eye-Fi™ SD card compatible making the transfer of recordi

    Power SupplyDC7.2V / 9.3
    Power ConsumptionMax. 6.7W (Recording), 10.7W (Charging)
    Weight (w/o Battery)approx. 2,270g (5.00lb)
    Dimensions (W x H x D)205 x 217 x 479mm
    (8.07 inches x 8.54 inches x 18.85 inches)
    MediaSD / SDHC / SDXC Memory Card

    Image Sensor1/4.5 - type MOS
    Effective Pixels
    Motion ImageStill Image
    311 megapixels (Wide) [4:3]
    4.14 megapixels (Wide) [16:9]
    (* with Level Shot off)
    3.24 megapixels (Wide) [3:2]
    4.14 megapixels (Wide) [16:9]
    3.24 megapixels (Wide) [4:3]

    Standard Illumination1,400 lx
    Minimum Illumination2.0 lx (Low Light scene mode)
    1 lx (Colour Night View)
    Image StabiliserHYBRID O.I.S. + (Optical Image Stabiliser) / Level Shot
    FocusAuto / Manual
    White BalanceAuto / Indoor1 / Indoor2 / Sunny/ Cloudy / White set
    Shutter Speed
    Motion ImageStill Image
    Auto Slow Shutter
    ON: 1/25 - 1/8000 OFF: 1/50 - 1/8000
    1/2 - 1/2000
    IrisAuto / Manual
    Backlight CompensationYes

    Lens BrandPanasonic Lens
    F ValueF1.8 (WIDE) / F3.5 (TELE)
    Optical Zoom21x
    Intelligent Zoom OFF26x
    Intelligent Zoom50x
    Digital Zoom60x / 1500x (The maximum value of zoom magnification)
    Focal Length2.82 - 59.2mm
    35mm Film Camera Equivalent(MotionImage)
    28.0 - 729.6mm (16:9)
    36.2 - 893.0mm (4:3)
    (* with Level Shot off)

    Still Image)
    33.2 - 697.6mm (3:2)
    28.0 - 729.6mm (16:9)
    33.9 - 712.6mm (4:3)

    Signal System1080 / 50i, 576 / 50i
    CompressionAVCHD; MPEG4 - AVC / H.264
    (AVCHD standard compliant)
    Recording / Playback Mode1080 / 50p (max. 28Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080 / 50p)
    PH (Max. 24Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080 / 50i)
    HA (Ave. 17Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080 / 50i)
    HG (Ave. 13Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080 / 50i)
    HE (Ave. 5Mbps / VBR), (1440 x 1080 / 50i)
    PM (Ave. 8Mbps / VBR), (1280 x 720 / 50p)
    SA (ave. 9Mbps / VBR), (720 x 576 / 50i)
    Audio CompressionDolby Digital (2ch)
    Microphone2ch Stereo Microphone
    SpeakerDynamic Type
    Media Remaining IndicationYes

  • Others: Accessory Shoe
  • Interfaces: HDMI TypeA, Microphones (stereo mini), Headphone (stereo mini), USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Host / Device, AV, Video Component
  • Standard Accessories: AC Adaptor, AC Cable, Rechargeable Battery Pack (2900mAh / Lithium-ion), AV Cable, USB Cable, External Stereo Microphone, Lens Cap, Eye Cup

  • Notes:

  • Weight and dimensions shown are approximate
  • Design, functions, and specifications are subject to change without notice
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