Dennis Hissink : January 14th 2006 - 19:55 CET
|Panasonic PV GS500 camcorder
Panasonic PV GS500 camcorder : Building on the success of last year’s highly-acclaimed 3CCD camcorders, Panasonic this year introduces a new 3CCD model with more advanced features and affordable price points. The new Panasonic PV-GS500 incorporates the same type of 3CCD imaging system used in Panasonic’s professional broadcast equipment, resulting in 540 lines of breathtaking resolution. Individual CCDs are used to capture the red, green and blue colors that compose an image for vivid, true-to-life pictures with remarkable color reproduction. “This year’s line offers the advantages of 3CCD technology starting with a suggested retail price of $999.95,” said Rudy Vitti, national marketing manager, Panasonic Optical Group. |
Panasonic GS500 - 3.1 Megapixel|
The Panasonic PV GS500 features 3.1 Megapixel still image recording, a 10x optical Leica f1.6 lens, 700x digital zoom and Optical Image Stabilization. To view and compose your favourite moment the Panasonic PV-GS500 a color viewfinder, 2.7 inch LCD display, joystick control for easy, one-finger navigation, DV output (firewire) for digital connection to PCs, IR remote, Secure Digital memory card slot and high-speed USB 2.0 interface for high quality full-motion video transfer.
Panasonic PV-GS500 miniDV camcorder features
- 3.1 Megapixel CCD image sensor, 1/4.7" CCDs
- 2.7 inch LCD display
- f1.6 Leica lens
- 10x optical zoom
- 700x digital zoom
- Optical Image Stabilization
- DV output
- Hi-speed USB 2.0
- IR remote
- MotionDV Studio video editing software
- Expected shipping date March 2006
- SRP price $999.95
Panasonic GS500 camcorder - Leica lens
The Panasonic PV-GS500 offers enhanced low-light sensitivity with a bright F1.6 Leica lens and large 1/4.7” CCDs. It features 4 mega-pixel still image recording, 12x optical zoom, Optical Image Stabilization, manual focus ring and Pro Cinema mode (30 fps progressive recording) for capturing images with film-like quality.
About Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company
Based in Secaucus, N.J., Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company is a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. and the hub of Panasonic's U.S. marketing, sales, service and R&D operations.