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October 25, 2010 at 7:43 PM #38348cybor462Participant
Selling this barely used AG-HVX200A P2 system using P2 cards (16gb comes with it) or mini dv tapes or shoot direct to your laptop or capture drive.
Bought it new last year. Is a supercamera with everything you could ever want for mini-dv or tapeless HD. Be sure to look at the others because I am throwing in the $400 molded case (just for this camera) and 2 batteries, along with everything else that come with it new including the Barry Green book. I am also tossing ina new Focus FS 100 capture drive with mount and battery and charger.
This camera isso near new with only 43 hours of total operation and18 hours on the drum.
I bought this at B+H (just the camera)and paid $5500 just for the camera.
Add up the total value of what you are getting (all were bought new)
Camera $5500 w 1 16gb P2 card
Case $400 Extra battery $140 FS 100 capture drive $1500 12 new wrapped mini dv pro tapes
Total cost of buy when new (less than 1 year ago) roughly 7580.00
Asking $5000 for the works with all cables and straps and manuals.
Please compare this apple to apple deal. I know you can buy just this camera used for roughly $3000 but add up the extras I am giving and you will see the deal this really is and remember the low hours barely what it takes to learn this camera operation is what it has on it for total hours.
email me at firstname.lastname@example.org email a contact number and I will call with all the info.
Look at the specs below
The Panasonic AG-HVX200A is a P2-based camera that answers the demands of nearly any professional videographer. The camcorder builds on the overwhelming success of the original AG-HVX200, with the addition of some much sought-after revisions. The most important new feature is an updated sensor, which yields higher sensitivity, creating less noise in low-light situations. With its compact and feature-rich frame, the AG-HVX200A will never disappoint. The unit is compatible with DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO50, DVCPRO25 and consumer DV recording standards.
16:9 Progressive 3CCD Sensor
The HVX200A is equipped with a 1/3″ 16:9 progressive 3CCD imager (effective resolution of 1.1 million active pixels with a spatial offset) that delivers outstanding image quality. It offers lower smear and a higher S/N ratio that results in lower noise and better low light performance than the prior model. The HVX200A’s image quality is also enhanced by a new high-performance digital signal processor (DSP) featuring 14-bit A/D conversion and 19-bit inner processing. Equivalent to the processors used in many higher-end HD cameras, this new DSP ensures precise, beautiful recordings in all video formats. Because the HVX200A scans at native 1080p for the initial picture processing, users get the highest level of vertical resolution, whether shooting in HD or SD.
Wider Angle (13X) Leica Dicomar Zoom Lens
The camera’s lens system features a large 82mm diameter filter including three aspherical lenses. With its powerful 13x zoom lens, the camera offers a wide 30mm (35mm equivalent) viewing angle, covering most shooting situations without the need for a wide-angle conversion lens. The lens also features an Optical Image Stabilizer (O.I.S.) function that ensures stable images during shooting.
Variable Frame Rates for Fast- or Slow-Motion Effects
The HVX200A offers variable frame rate capability, providing the cinematic expression of higher-end cameras like the Panasonic VariCam AJ-HDC27. In 720p mode, the HVX200A’s frame rate can be set from 24p/30p to any of 20 steps between 12p and 60p, allowing for undercranking/overcranking for fast or slow-motion effects in 720p. These effects can be dubbed to a DV tape after recording to offer unique capabilities in the SD mode.
Outstanding P2 HD Reliability and Flexibility, Plus DV Recording
Offering the vast advantages of P2HD solid-state acquisition as well as a miniDV tape mechanism for shooting in SD, the HVX200A is ideal for transitioning from an older standard definition, tape-based infrastructure to a file-based, high definition production. With two 32GB P2 cards installed, the camera records for up to 160 minutes in 720/24pN native. It can record up to 64 minutes in other full frame DVCPRO HD formats, 128 minutes in DVCPRO50, 256 minutes in DVCPRO. Recording times double with a 64GB P2 card.
Multiple format recording: DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO, DV selectable
Supports 1080/60i, 1080/24p, 1080/24pA, 1080/30p, 720p/60p, 720/24p (over 60p), 720/30p (over 60p), 720/24pN native, 720/30pN native 480/60i, 480/24p (over 60i), 480/24pA (over 60i), 480/30p (over 60i)
Uncompressed 4-channel, 16-bit digital audio recording in DVCPRO HD and DVCPRO50
Eight gamma settings for various shooting scenarios, including News Gamma and Cine-Like Gamma for recordings that capture the warm tones of film
Advanced image adjustments include color matrix, detail, chroma phase, color temp, knee points
Cam-driven manual zoom, large manual iris control, focus assist, gain, two ND filters (1/8th and 1/64th) as well as slow, synchro and high-speed shutter
A 3.5″ LCD monitor allows thumbnail display of footage, while a large electronic viewfinder can show peaking for easier focusing
A multitude of recording functions including pre-record (to capture moments that occur right before the start button is pressed), hot-swapping, shot-marking, loop recording, interval and one-shot recording for stop-motion and effects
Internal downconversion to miniDV Tape
Interfaces include IEEE 1394 and USB 2.0 interfaces (connect directly to a PC or MAC), built-in stereo microphone, two XLR inputs with phantom power and analog component signal terminals
Convenient operation functions include a programmable scene file dial with six presets, three user buttons and manual/auto settings for aperture, gain, tracking white balance and focus
Auto trace white (programmable to several locations), two manual white balance settings (3200K, 5600K), zebra levels, tally lamps and center marker
Offers full time code functionality (including time code jamming over IEEE 1394 (Firewire) from another device)
SD memory card slot for sharing scene files or saving user files
Remote control offers quick control of settings, start/stop, zoom, focus, auto/manual/iris control, and more
Lightweight (5.5 lbs), ergonomic design with trigger/zoom control located on upper handle grip for handheld work
Comes standard with Barry Green’s book on the HVX/HPX
Signal System NTSC
1080/60i, 30p, 24p
720/60p, 30p, 24p
480/60i, 30p, 24p Image Device 3-CCD, 1/3″
16:9 Native Aspect Chips Lens Leica Dicomar 13x Zoom
(35mm Still Film Equivalence 32.5-423 mm)
82mm Filter Diameter Signal-to-Noise Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer Horizontal Resolution 1080 Lines Sensitivity Not Specified By Manufacturer Minimum Illumination 3 lux Vertical Smear Not Specified By Manufacturer Built-in Filters 1/8 ND, 1/64 ND LCD Monitor 3.5″ Viewfinder 0.44″
Monochrome/Color Switchable Scan Matching Yes
Different Ranges for Different Record Modes Memory Card Slot SD Memory Cards for Scene-File Sharing
Two P2 Card Slots for Video Shutter Speed Range 1/12 to 1/2000 sec (Range depends on Record Mode) Gain Selection 0-18 dB Range VTR Tape Format MiniDV Tape Speed SP: 18.812 mm/s
LP: 12.555 mm/s Signal-to-Noise Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer Maximum Recording Time 60 min with MiniDV Cassette
128 min with 32GB P2 Card (256 min with 2) Audio Dynamic Range Not Specified By Manufacturer Audio Signal Format 16 bit/48kHz Four Channels Audio Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz Signal to Noise Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer Input and Output Connectors FireWire: 4-Pin (x1)
Component Video: Special D Connector (x1 Output)
S-Video: 4-Pin (x1 Input, Output )
Composite Video: RCA (x1 Input, Output)
Audio: XLR (x2 Input)
Audio: RCA (x2 Input, Output)
Headphone: Stereo Mini (x 1)
USB: Type 2 (x1)
Power: Special Coaxial (x1 Input) Power Requirements 7.9VDC Power Consumption 14W Operating Temperature 32-104F (0-40C) Dimensions (WxHxD) 6.7 x 7.1 x 15.2″ (16.9 x 18 x 39 cm) Weight 5.2 lbs (2.4kg)
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