The AW-HE42 promises high-quality video, precise control and movement. It is tailor-made for demanding remote productions, and for complex IMAG applications.
Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa FZE (PMMAF) has launched its full HD Integrated camera, the AW-HE42, boasting a wide range of interfaces including 3G-SDI/HDMI/IP/Gen lock.
This integrated camera offers improvements in lensing, stabilisation and interfacing to prior Panasonic models in this class. The AW-HE42, in both black and white versions, is now available in the MENA region.
The AW-HE42 promises quality video and offers precise control and movement. It is tailor-made for demanding remote productions, and for complex IMAG applications.
This full HD camera with an integrated rotating base is equipped with 3G-SDI and a variety of other output connectors. The four types of output interfaces and the genlock function supports large-scale shooting, with multiple cameras.
Commenting on the launch Yasuo Yamasaki, Director, System Solutions and Communications Division, PMMAF said: “As we look back with pride at 10 years of market leadership with our PTZ cameras, Panasonic’s latest model, the AW-HE42 marks a reinforced continuation, offering our customers a new improved camera. This product has been designed specifically packed with features, making it ideal for use in broadcast, conference rooms, live events, staging, distance learning and houses of worship,”
“With the launch of the AW-HE42, Panasonic is committed to further developing products that meet user needs, and to pursue easy operation to offer an even more diverse and complete line-up, moving forward,” added Yamasaki.
Featuring a 1080/60p, 50p*1 FHD output, the camera offers a wide horizontal viewing angle of 65.1 degrees, along with a 20x optical zoom with virtually lossless of 30x i.Zoom. Furthermore, the AW-HE42 comes equipped with a 1/2.3-type FHD MOS sensor, and increased number of interfaces, including 3G-SDI, HDMI, IP (facilitating streaming and NDI|HX*2 support), and Gen lock for camera matching in live production.
AW-HE42 is equipped with an Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS), which promises to ensure that vibrations of the mounting surface caused by doors opening and closing, audio systems and other installed equipment are automatically corrected.
This year Panasonic is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its PTZ cameras.