The AG-AC130A AVCCAM HD handheld camcorder offers a high-sensitivity 1/3", full-HD 2.2 megapixel U.L.T. (Ultra Luminance Technology) 3-MOS imager to capture native 1920 x 1080 or 1280 x 720 AVCHD utilizing the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 codec. In addition, the AG-AC130A features Turbo-Speed One-Push Auto Focus to focus on objects in less than 0.5 seconds, and Expanded Auto Focus Assist that enlarges the center of an image. Both advanced functions enable quick and accurate focusing.
Three independent adjustable rings for zoom, focus and iris
HDMI output (AVCHD only), USB 2.0 (mini B-type), and IEEE 1394 output (DV only)
Two locking XLR inputs with switches for mic/line, two RCA audio outputs, and +48V Phantom Power capability
Pre-record, interval recording, shot marker and metadata capture
Waveform and vectorscope display, focus assists, auto focus with face detection
White balance, mode display, zebra display, color bar, tally lamps, 4-position ND optical filter controls
Slow shutter and synchro-scan shutter functions
Built-in stereo microphone
Records Dolby Digital in all HD modes
Two wired remote control terminals (for zoom, focus, iris, REC start/stop controls)
Optical Image Stabilizer (O.I.S) for smooth stable shooting
Built-in SMPTE time-code generator/reader
Dynamic Range Stretch (DRS) which helps compensate for wide variations in lighting
Widescreen 1,226,000-pixel LCOS color viewfinder
Widescreen 921,000-pixel 3.45-inch LCD color monitor
Weighs just over 5 lbs.
Power consumption is under 12 watts
Offering high-quality HD recording utilizing MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 high-profile encoding, the AC130A records video in four professional AVCCAM HD recording modes at 60Hz, including the highest-quality PH mode (average 21 Mbps/Max 24Mbps), the HA mode (approx.17 Mbps), the extended recording HE mode (approx. 6 Mbps), and a PM mode (approx. 8 Mbps, 720p only). The AC130A is also able to record 480/24P and 480/30p.