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Panasonic AG-HPD24EJ Portable P2 Solid State Deck

Portable P2 Solid State Deck

Panasonic AG-HPD24EJ Portable P2 Solid State Deck

Panasonic AG-HPD24EJ Portable P2 Solid State Deck

Portable P2 Solid State Deck

SKU: 31039

Cat no: 8394

  • 4:2:2 Master Quality AVC-Intra 100 Record / Playback
  • 3D Support (2 AG-HPD24s required)
  • USB 3.0 Host Interface
  • RS-422 Remote Control
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£3,387.00 (ex vat) £4,064.40 (incl vat)

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Panasonic AG-HPD24 Portable P2 Solid State Deck



Panasonic's AG-HPD24 is a solid-state P2 deck with many powerful features including 3D synchronized record/playback*1; native 24P recording with variable frame rates; a super-fast USB 3.0 interface; and 24-bit, four-channel audio recording in AVC-Intra 100/50.

Featuring AVC-Intra 100/50 record/playback, the AG-HPD24 makes 10-bit, 4:2:2.

Master-quality video affordable and portable. This ultra-reliable, dedicated deck allows users to playback and review P2 cards on its 8.9 cm (3.5 inches), 16:9 LCD screen; manage clip files and metadata; record full resolution, 10-bit quality content from a wide range of Panasonic and non-Panasonic cameras via its HD-SDI input; and backup data onto hard disk drives. With two P2 card slots and battery operation, the AG-HPD24’s rugged, half-rack design holds up to the demands of field production, yet it is small and light at 2 kg (4.4 pounds) for easy transport.

Supporting the burgeoning 3D production industry, two AG-HPD24 units can be synchronized for master-quality, full resolution isolated left/right channel 3D recording, either from cameras mounted on a 3D rig (such as Panasonic’s AK-HC1800 multipurpose cameras) or the company’s AG-3DA1 integrated dual-lens 3D camera recorder. Two AG-HPD24s can likewise be synchronized for full HD-SDI 3D or 3D HDMI playback.

The versatile AG-HPD24 adds native 24p 1080/720 recording, 1080/24PsF input/output, 24p pull-down removal as well as real-time record/playback of variable frame rates (in 1080/24p over 60i, 720/24p over 60p) for work with special effects like over- and under-cranking. The AG-HPD24 supports a wider range of high definition and standard definition recording formats including 1080 60i/50i/25p/24p, 720 60p/50p/24p and 480/60i, 576/50i in DVCPRO50, DVCPRO and DV. The unit plays back HD/SD content automatically (no need to change settings) and is internationally operable in 50Hz or 60Hz.

The AG-HPD24’s “SuperSpeed” USB 3.0 host interface permits significantly super-fast transfer rates. This allows users to easily transfer content to low-cost, fast hard disk drives or solid-state drives for a fast and safe deliverable to clients. When attached to a computer, the USB device*2 mode allows the AG-HPD24 to become a two-card P2 drive. In addition, users can connect a hard drive to the AG-HPD24, allowing the preview of non-real-time P2 content. This functionality allows for the confirmation of content copied to a drive, and for the reviewing of previous-shot content on a drive.

Its HDMI output enables the transmission of uncompressed digital data to an array of consumer playback devices (video projectors, digital televisions). The deck also offers an RS-422 control, thereby allowing it to be controlled as a video source by nonlinear editing systems and colour correction systems. The AG-HPD24 also includes audio I/Os, headphone jack, timecode in/out and a reference synch input.

When using two 64GB P2 cards in the AG-HPD24’s two card slots, the unit can record for approx. 128 minutes in AVC-Intra 100 or DVCPRO HD, approx. 256 minutes in AVC-Intra 50 or DVCPRO50, or approx. 512 minutes in DVCPRO / DV.

*1 requires second AG-HPD24
*2 USB device is USB2.0

Product Specification

AG-HPD24 Specifications -

General -

Power Source: 7.2 V DC / 7.9 V DC
Power Consumption: 19.8 W
Operating Temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)
Operating Humidity: 10 % to 80 % (no condensation)
Storage Temperature: –20 °C to 50 °C (–4 °F to 122 °F)
Weight: 2 kg (4.41 lb) (without battery), 2.3 kg (5.07 lb) (with supplied battery)
Dimensions: 214 mm (W) x 88 mm (H) x 200 mm (D) (8-7/16 inches × 3-7/16 inches ×7-7/8 inches) (not including the support legs)
Recording Media: P2 card
Recording Formats*1: AVC-Intra 100/AVC-Intra 50/DVCPRO HD/ DVCPRO50/DVCPRO/DV (selectable)
Video Recording Signals: 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 1080/23.98p, 1080/24p, 720/59.94p, 720/50p, 480/59.94i, 576/50i
Audio Recording Signals:
AVC-Intra 100/50: 48 kHz, 16 bits, 8 channels/ 24 bits, 4 channels (selectable)
DVCPRO HD: 48 kHz, 16 bits, 8 channels
DVCPRO50: 48 kHz, 16 bits, 4 channels
DVCPRO/DV: 48 kHz, 16 bits, 2/4 channels selectable


VIDEO (DIGITAL VIDEO) -

Sampling Frequencies: AVC-Intra 100/DVCPRO HD (59.94 Hz): Y: 74.1758 MHz, PB/PR: 37.0879 MHz
AVC-Intra 100/DVCPRO HD (50 Hz):
DVCPRO50: DVCPRO:
Y: 74.2500 MHz, PB/PR: 37.1250 MHz Y: 13.5 MHz, PB/PR: 6.75 MHz Y: 13.5 MHz, PB/PR: 3.375 MHz
Quantization: AVC-Intra 100/AVC-Intra 50: 10 bits DVCPRO HD/DVCPRO50/DVCPRO/DV: 8 bits
Video Compression Methods:
AVC-Intra 100/50: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Intra Profile
DVCPRO HD: DV-based Compression (SMPTE 370M)
DVCPRO50/DVCPRO: DV-based Compression (SMPTE 314M)
DV: DV Compression (IEC61834-2)
Color Sampling: AVC-Intra 100: Y: PB:PR = 4:2:2
Resolution: AVC-Intra 100: 1920 × 1080 (1080/59.94i, 1080/50i) 1280 × 720 (720/59.94p, 720/50p)
AVC-Intra 50: 1440 × 1080 (1080/59.94i, 1080/50i) 960 × 720 (720/59.94p, 720/50p)

AUDIO (DIGITAL AUDIO) -

Sampling Frequency: 48 kHz (synchronized with video)
Quantization: 16 bits (DVCPRO HD/DVCPRO50/DVCPRO/DV) 16/24 bits selectable (AVC-Intra 100/AVC-Intra 50)
Headroom: 12/18/20 dB (selectable)
De-emphasis: T1=50 μs, T2=15 μs (auto on/off)

VIDEO INPUT -

Reference Input: BNC × 1, Auto switching of black burst / HD tri-level sync
SDI input: BNC × 1

VIDEO OUTPUT -

Video Output: BNC × 1, SD Analog Composite
SDl Output: BNC × 1, HD SDI/SD SDI switchable
HDMI Output: HDMI × 1 (HDMI type A), 3D supported (VIERA link not supported)
•When 59.94 Hz of system frequency
1080/59.94i Frame Packing / Side-by-Side selectable (3D only), 720/59.94p Frame Packing / Side-by-Side selectable (3D only), 1080/59.94i, 720/59.94p, 480/59.94p •When 50 Hz of system frequency
1080/50i Frame Packing / Side-by-Side selectable (3D only), 720/50p Frame Packing / Side-by-Side selectable (3D only), 1080/50i, 720/50p, 576/50p •When 23.98 Hz of system frequency
1080/23.98p Frame Packing / Side-by-Side selectable (3D only), 1080/23.98p •When 24 Hz of system frequency 1080/24p Frame Packing / Side-by-Side selectable (3D only), 1080/24p

AUDIO INPUT -

Analog Inputs: XLR × 2 (CH1, CH2)
SDI Input: BNC × 1

AUDIO OUTPUT -

SDI Output: BNC × 1
Monitor Outputs: Pin jacks × 2, –10 dBV, 600 Ω
Headphone Output: Stereo mini jack (3.5 mm dia.), 8 Ω, variable level
HDMI Output: 2 channels (linear PCM)
Internal Speaker: Round × 1 (monaural)
OTHER INPUT/OUTPUT -

Time Code Input: BNC × 1, 0.5 V to 8.0 V, 10 kΩ
Time Code Output: BNC × 1, low impedance, 2.0 V ±0.5 V
RS-422A Input/Output: 9-pin D-SUB × 1, RS-422A interface
USB 3.0: Host (Type A) × 1
USB 2.0: USB 2.0 Devices (Type B) × 1
For connection of 3D REC/PB or SYNC PB modes: 9-pin D-SUB × 1, RS-422A interface
USB 2.0 Devices (Type A) × 1
Keyboard: USB 2.0 (Type A) × 1 (maximum 100 mA)
P2 Card Slot: P2 Card Slot × 2
SD Card Slot:*2 SD/SDHC Memory Card Slot × 1
LCD Monitor: 87.63 mm (3.45 inches), approx. 921,000 pixels
Included Accessories: Battery (5400 mAh), Battery charger, AC adaptor, 3D connection label and Software CD-ROM


*1: 3D recording and playback is possible only in the AVC-Intra codec. *2: Multi Media Cards cannot be used. Weight and dimensions shown are approximate. Specifications are subject to change without notice.


* Finance available to UK incorporated limited companies only

Photolease Company Finance from £76.14 (ex VAT) per month.

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Term (months) First Payment Monthly Payments Admin Fee Total Payment
60 £126.14 £76.14 £50.00 £4,618.39
48 £140.09 £90.09 £50.00 £4,374.52
36 £163.74 £113.74 £50.00 £4,144.48
24 £210.81 £160.81 £50.00 £3,909.55
12 £351.88 £301.88 £50.00 £3,672.60

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