The Panasonic AG-AC90 is a feature packed handle grip style camcorder, designed with professional film and documentary makers in mind. Its versatile large aperture zoom lens is combined with intuitive manual controls and 3 image sensors to deliver high quality Full High Definition results.
Individual RGB Image Sensors
The AC90 video camera features three 1/4.7 type MOS, 1080p image sensors (one for each primary colour - RGB) with highly sensitive backside illumination (BSI) and dense pixel shifting technology to deliver extremely sharp pictures with excellent colour reproduction and a broad dynamic range.
Full HD support up to 60p
The sensor captures a native 1920 x 1080 resolution and records in a variety of frame rates including 60p and cinematic 24p. Using the professional AVCCAM HD recording mode delivers a maximum 28Mbps at 60fps, providing excellent post-production versatility.
12x Optical Zoom with f/1.5 Max. Aperture
A 12x optical zoom lens features a large f/1.5 maximum aperture and delivers a 35mm equivalent 29.8mm - 357.6mm wide-angle field of view. The lens design utilises a nano surface coating which helps minimise flare and improves clarity.
A built-in 5-axis image stabiliser is combined with 4K2K pixel shifting technology to minimise camera shake and deliver razor sharp footage when shooting handheld. The image stabiliser also complements the intelligent digital zoom function which provides up to 25x additional magnification while automatically correcting edge, gradation and image detail.
Manual Zoom, Focus, Iris Control
Three geared manual control rings on the lens barrel provide a professional level of adjustment. Delivering intuitive control, they allow you to set and fine-tune zoom, focus and iris (aperture), ensuring your exposures and compositions can be adjusted quickly and with enhanced precision.
Smooth Electronic Servo Zoom
Two zoom rockers are also available for smooth, electronically controlled servo zoom motion. Both rockers are ergonomically positioned, with one located on the handgrip and the other on the top handle for optimum shooting convenience.
Ergonomic Top Handle Grip
The top handle also enables easy high or low angle shooting, inspiring you to seek out unique or visually interesting perspectives. The handle also houses a generous 3.5-inch 1152k-dot resolution touchscreen viewfinder. The strategic placement of the LCD screen provides an easy transition from the electronic viewfinder and rotates 270° to complement high and low compositions and even selfies.
5.1 Channel Surround Sound Microphone
The handle also houses a 5.1 channel surround sound microphone that is ideal for picking up natural or ambient sounds. For specific, professional standard audio requirements two XLR inputs are available for your external recording needs. 48V phantom power is supported along with a headphone output is also supported, allowing you to monitor your audio inputs to ensure your levels and microphones are producing the results you expect.
Dual SD Card Slots
Two SD card slots ensure professional grade redundancy and can be set up to record to both cards simultaneously, or switch to the second card when the first card is full. The slots are compatible with the latest SDHC and SDXC format cards to provide a broad range of media options and maximum storage capacity.
Professional Grade Shooting Tools
The Panasonic AG-AC90 also features a plethora of professional standard features such as SMPTE time code support, zebra, focus assist, pre-set and manual white balance, HDMI output and USB 2.0 connectivity to ensure a seamless integration with your existing workflow.