Panasonic AVCCAM AG-AC160 Camcorder

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What does the 66% ReviewGist Score mean?

Panasonic AVCCAM AG-AC130 is recommended buy as per the ReviewGist score of 66%. This is because even though the Panasonic AVCCAM AG-AC130 has garnered excellent reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Excellent ratings from over 1 review sources with an average rating of 4.5 stars. Top review sources include Amazon.com(4.7 stars).
  • Released 3 years 2 months ago (Oct 2011) which makes it one of the very old camcorders in the market.

Specs

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Key Features
Camcorder Type Digital
HDD Size 32.0 GB
Optical Zoom 22.0 x
Recordable Media Memory Card
Recording Format AVCHD standard (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), DV standard (AVI Type2)
Recording System NTSC
Use Video
LCD / Viewfinder
Color Viewfinder Color Viewfinder
Display Type With LCD Panel
LCD Panel Size 3.45 in.
Lens
Digital Zoom 10.0 x
Filter Diameter 72.0 mm
Lens Focal Length 3.9mm - 86mm
Video Modes
Image Stabilizer Optical Image Stabilizer
Low Lux 0.4 Lux
Night Shot Night Shot
Audio
Audio Format Dolby Digital/2ch
Memory Photography
Memory Card Type SD Card, SDHC Card, SDXC Memory Card
MPEG Movie Mode MPEG Movie Mode
MPEG Movie Mode Resolution 1920 x 1080
Interfaces
Input Interfaces XLR (3 pins) Ã? 2
Microphone Type Built-in
Output Interfaces Pin jack Ã? 2 (CH1, CH2), HDMI
Power Supply
Battery Type DC7.2V
Dimensions
Depth 17.25 in.
Height 7.69 in.
Weight 5.3 lb.
Width 7.0 in.
Warranty
Warranty 1
Miscellaneous
Family Line Panasonic AG
Included Accessories Battery Pack x 1 [7.2 V, 5800/5400 (typ./min.) mAh], AC adaptor (Battery Charger), AC cable, DC cable, Wireless Remote Controller with button-type battery, Microphone Holder, Microphone Holder screws x4, Microphone Holder Adaptor, Eye Cup, Shoulder Belt, CD-ROM
Product ID 120196442
UPC 885170050723
ReviewGist ID 66575,120196442
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Manufacturer Description

The Panasonic AG-AC160 AVCCAM HD Handheld Camcorder is a high-definition workhorse of a professional handheld camcorder that integrates seamlessly with a wide range of current broadcast video systems in place around the world. Featuring an integrated 22x zoom lens and a 1/3-type 3MOS three-element imager, the AVCCAM model captures AVCHD video to two SD/SDHC/SDXC card slots as 1080p30, 1080i60, filmic 1080p24, and 720p60. But that's not it for frame rates: for creative slow-/fast-motion effects, overcranking and undercranking are possible at a variety of rates between 2 and 60 frames per second. For worldwide compatibility, the AG-AC160 also captures a variety of 50 Hz video signals for easy integration with PAL projects and video systems. Panasonic's professional-level PH implementation of AVCHD is the top-quality choice at a max rate of 24 Mb/s; several other data rates will conserve card space as you capture hours of HD video. For projects that require standard-def capture, the AC160 has you covered with DV recording, which can then be output via its 6-pin IEEE 1394 (FireWire) port. For high-def output, the HD-SDI terminal puts out HD signals including 1920 x 1080 at 24PsF. The AG-AC160 offers a bevy of other professional-level features, including dual XLRs with phantom power, SMPTE time-code generation, gamma settings for seven different scenarios, and manual control rings for iris, zoom, and focus. To monitor the status of all settings, and to perform critical focusing functions, the AVCCAM camcorder features both a high-quality 3.45
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