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Panasonic\'s New Pro Line: P2 and AVCCAM Bring Unprecedented Quality to Compact HD Cameras

The Panasonic HPX-250: P2's Unmatched Quality
 
For years, pro shooters have sworn by Panasonic's DVCPRO and AVC-Intra codecs.  Their independent frame recording capabilities create the highest quality images for broadcast professionals.  For the first time, full raster and 4:2:2 color is available in an affordable compact camera.  Allow us to introduce the HPX-250.
 
A 1920 x 1080 chip provides full HD in network television's most common codecs.  Shooting for the BBC?  Fine, you can shoot in NTSC and PAL.  In short, the Panasonic HPX-250 is now the most compact and least expensive camera that creates footage acceptable to all broadcast and cable tv entities, both here and abroad.  Check it out today!
 
Panasonic's AG-AC160 and AG-AC130: AVCCAM Turns Pro
 
AVCHD, the dominant consumer and prosumer codec, finally gets a professional implementation with Panasonic's AVCCAM line.  First introduced with the entry-level HMC-150, the AG-AC160 and AG-AC130 give the AVCCAM line a couple of great options for the broadcast professionals who need a full raster camera.
 
Using the same codec as Panasonic's acclaimed AF100 filmmaking camera, the AC160 and AC130 extend the AF100's innovations to the ENG and reality shooter.  The AC160, like the HPX-250, is a WorldCam, shooting in both NTSC and PAL.  Get broadcast quality on an inexpensive SDHC card; Panasonic's excellent filmlike gamma make the new AVCCAM line a terrific choice for television professionals in all genres.
 
Come check out all these cameras and more down at Samy's DV & Edit!