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Comprehensive Video Shooting Solution

The Panasonic HC-PV100 Digital Video Camera has been designed to offer a diverse range of professional features to take your filmmaking to the next level. Combining a 1/3.1-inch BSI sensor for low light performance with a 20x Optical zoom and 3 fully manual controls rings allow even sole operators to take full control of their creative endeavours.

1/3.1-inch BSI Sensor for Low Light Use

Its advanced 1/3.1-inch ultra-sensitive Back-Side Illuminated (BSI) MOS Sensor allows the HC-PV100 to capture excellent high quality images even in low light conditions. With a 6.0MP sensor the HC-PV100 shoots sharp full high definition footage in any situation, making it a powerful addition to your creative arsenal.

Built-in LED Light

Boasting a built-in LED light capable of pumping out 300 lux ensures you to get the shot even when in dimly lit conditions. It comes with a diffusion filter and a colour conversion filter so you can modify the light to suit the mood and capture the ambience.

Dual SD Card Slot

Two SD card slots support SDHC and SDXC capacity memory cards while offering a variety of benefits to shooters. In simultaneous recording mode the cards record identical footage to ensure that you have a backup on your work as soon as you press record.

It also supports relay recording, saving footage onto one SD card until it is full and then automatically switching to the second card without interruption.

The hot swap feature makes it possible to place a replacement card into the first slot while still shooting footage on the second slot. This allows you to potentially shoot endlessly with the file being split into 10 hour blocks, perfect for weddings, corporate events and occasions where every moment is crucial.

20x Optical Zoom with a F1.8 Max Aperture

Equipped with a 35mm equivalent range of 29.5mm-612mm the HC-PV100 easily captures clear, crisp, wide angle establishing shots, while the 20x Optical Zoom adds creative versatility, allowing you to achieve close ups and intimate shots with ease.

The lens construction comprises four lens groups which it drives separately to retain image quality and portability making it one of the most diverse video cameras on the market.

5-Axis Stabilisation

Using the hybrid stabilisation system the camera easily compensates for unstable footage caused by wrist and arm movement. Whether you are shooting wide or zoomed in the 5-axis Hybrid O.I.S.+ system delivers crisp, clear images with confidence.

Manual Control Rings

Catering to the camera operator intent on having professional handling the video camera also features 3 manual control rings, giving precise, independent control over focus, zoom, and iris settings.

LED Ring Indicator

An illuminated LED ring on the lens barrel that indicates the recording is in progress, making it even easier for filmmakers to communicate with their subject, ensuring the action happens only when the camera is recording.

Comprehensive Audio Features

Combining an on-board stereo microphone with two standard XLR Audio inputs with +48v phantom power means the audio system can handle a wide range of camera-mounted microphones and audio recorders. It also features a 3.5mm headphone jack for monitoring and individual channel levels with support for audio equipment with a +4dB output, making it a convenient audio and video solution for any on location demands.

3-Inch Touchscreen LCD and Tiltable EVF

The Panasonic HC PV 100 GC sports a High-Definition touchscreen LCD with 460K dot resolution. The 3-Inch monitor is retractable and also able to rotate 270° for greater flexibility. It is complimented by an approximately 1555K dot-equivalent tilt-able electronic view finder, giving you the freedom to complete your creative vision.



Image Sensor

1/3.1-inch BSI MOS Sensor

Effective Pixels

6.03 megapixels [16:9]



Lens F Value

F1.8 - F3.6

Optical Zoom


Focal Length

4.08 - 81.6mm

35 mm Film Camera Equivalent

29.5 - 612mm [16:9]

Filter Diameter


Lens Brand

Panasonic Lens



Standard Illumination


Minimum Illumination

1.2 lx (Super Gain 36dB, Shutter 1/25)

Focus Modes

Auto / Manual

Zoom Range Intelligent Zoom OFF


Zoom Range Intelligent Zoom ON


Digital Zoom

2x / 5x / 10x

White Balance

Auto / 3200K / 5600K / VAR (2000K—15000K)

Ach Fixed / Bch Fixed

Shutter Speed

1/6 — 1/8000

Shutter Speed

Super Slow: 1/100 — 1/8000


Auto / Manual

Image Stabilizer

5-axis HYBRID O.I.S.+ with Level Shot Function



Recording Media

SDHC/SDXC Memory Card

Recording Format


Recording Format

AVCHD: AVCHD Progressive

Video Compression Method

MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

Audio Compression Method

MOV: LPCM (2ch)

Audio Compression Method

MP4: LPCM (2ch)

Audio Compression Method

AVCHD: Dolby Digital (2ch)

System Frequency


Recording / Playback Mode



1920x1080 50p 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM


1920x1080 50i 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM


1920x1080 25p 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM


1920x1080 50p 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM


1920x1080 50i 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM


1920x1080 25p 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM


PS 1080 50p: 1920x1080, Max. 28Mbps (VBR)


PH 1080 50i: 1920x1080, Max. 24Mbps (VBR)


HA 1080 50i: 1920x1080, Average 17Mbps (VBR)


HE 1080 50i: 1440x1080, Average 5Mbps (VBR)


PM 720 50p: 1280x720, Average 8Mbps (VBR)


SA 576 50i: 720x576 (SIDE CROP/SQUEEZE),

Average 9Mbps (VBR)

Thumbnail Display

20 thumbnails/page, 9 thumbnails/page,

1 thumbnail/page


Stereo Microphone


Dynamic type



Recording Format

JPEG (DCF/Exif2.2)

Recording Image Size

Recording Mode: [16:9] 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080),

0.2 megapixels (640 x 360, [4:3]

0.3 megapixels (640 x 480)

Recording Image Size

Playback Mode: [16:9] 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080),

0.9 megapixels (1280 x 720)



Power Supply

7.2V (Battery) / 12V (AC Adaptor)

Power Consumption

11.7W (Recording) / 27.4W (Charging)

Dimensions (W x H x D)

Approx. 170 x 170 x 335mm

Weight (w/o Battery and SD Card)

Approx. 1500g

LCD Monitor

3.0-inch Wide LCD monitor (Approx. 460K dots)


0.24-inch Wide EVF (Approx. 1,555K dots equivalent)

Manual Ring

Focus / Zoom / Iris






Type A

XLR Input

XLR (3 pins) x 2

XLR Input

Line:0dBu/+4dBu, Mic:-40dBu/-50dBu/-60dBu


Yes (3.5mm stereo mini)


Micro-B: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed,

Mass Storage Function (read only)


Type A: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, for External Media Device Connection*,

Bus Power Supply

Camera Remote

2.5mm super mini jack x 1 (ZOOM S/S)

Camera Remote

3.5mm mini jack x 1 (FOCUS/IRIS)

LED Video Light


Average Illumination

Approx. 300 lx (1.0m)

Irradiation Angle

Approx. 30°

Colour Temperature

Approx. 5000K

Average Illumination with Diffusion Filter

Approx. 70 lx (1.0m)

Colour Temperature with Colour Conversion Filter

Approx. 3000K

Accessory Shoe




AC Adaptor


AC Cable


Rechargeable Battery Pack

Yes (2,900mAh)

Battery Charger

IR Remote

HDMI Cable

AV Cable


Shoe adaptor

USB Cable

Microphone Holder


Microphone Holder Screws

Yes (2 Screws)

Input Terminal Cap

Yes (2 Caps)

Shoulder Strap

Eye Cup


Lens Cap


LED Light Filter

Diffusion Filter / Colour Conversion Filter


*External media device with a capacity of 32 GB or less

or more than 2 TB, cannot be used.

* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice

  • Panasonic HC-PV100GC Full HD Digital Video Camera
  • AC Adaptor
  • AC Cable
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (2,900mAh)
  • AV Cable
  • Microphone Holder
  • Microphone Holder Screws (2 Screws)
  • Input Terminal Cap (2 Caps)
  • Eye Cup
  • Lens Cap
  • LED Light Filter (Diffusion Filter / Colour Conversion Filter)
  • Manufacturer Warranty

    This product comes with a

    12month Australian warranty

    from Panasonic Australia

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    * Dispatch timeframes are indications only and may vary for multiple quantities. Timeframes are updated regularly during normal business hours.