Panasonic HC-MDH3E HD Camcorder

Shoulder-style Full-HD camcorder with Built-in LED Light and Large, 1/3.1-inch MOS Sensor

Panasonic HC-MDH3E HD Camcorder

Shoulder-style Full-HD camcorder with Built-in LED Light and Large, 1/3.1-inch MOS Sensor

SKU: PAN-HCMDH3E

Cat no: 31723

  • Shoulder-style Full-HD camcorder with Built-in LED Light and Large, 1/3.1-inch MOS Sensor
  • Beautiful Low-Light Shooting
  • 20x Zoom Lens
  • Picture Tone Lets the User Choose the Picture Quality
  • Dual SD Card Slot for Endless Relay Recording
Price match

Estimated Delivery 7 to 10 days

£917.00 (ex vat) £1,100.40 (incl vat)

Panasonic HC-MDH3E HD Camcorder

The Panasonic HC-MDH3 is a shoulder-style Full-HD camcorder with Built-in LED Light and Large, 1/3.1-inch (type) MOS Sensor for beautiful low-light shooting. It also achieves the high picture quality and easy operation that are required by professionals thanks to its 20x zoom lens, Picture Tone, and Dual SD Card Slot.

BEAUTIFUL LOW-LIGHT SHOOTING
The combination of a Large, 1/3.1-inch (type) MOS Sensor and Bright, Optical 20x F1.8 Lens renders beautiful images even in dim lighting. Shooting in dark places is also enhanced by a bright LED Light (300 lx at 1 m). And the HC-MDH3 comes equipped with a diffusion filter that softens the light source.

SHOULDER-MOUNT CAMCORDER WITH PROFESSIONAL FUNCTIONS
The shoulder-style design lets the user maintain a stable posture even when shooting for long periods of time, and enables easy operation of a host of professional functions. The Multi-Function Manual Ring allows switching of zoom, focus and iris for quick, delicate control, and the Illuminating LED Ring feature shows at a glance whether the HC-MDH3 is recording or not. The Intelligent AF System provides quick and accurate focusing. User Buttons also enhance operating ease, along with a variety of Focus Assist Functions. These and other functions meet the many needs that professionals face in shooting on-location.

PICTURE TONE LETS THE USER CHOOSE THE PICTURE QUALITY
Two picture quality settings "Standard and Sharp" are preset for easy switching of colour and other tones as desired. When the Sharp setting is chosen instead of Standard, Gamma is compensated with high contrast, the Colour Matrix is made more vibrant, and Sharpness is applied to enhance clarity for vivid images.

DUAL SD CARD SLOT FOR ENDLESS RELAY RECORDING
When the card in Slot 1 becomes full, the camcorder automatically continues to record onto the card in Slot 2. In addition, Hot Swap Recording lets the user exchange cards while shooting. By sequentially exchanging recorded cards with blank ones, the HC-MDH3 achieves endless recording to capture extended events.* Safe, secure, Simultaneous Recording is also featured to record the same data onto the cards in both slots.

* The file is divided every 10 hours.

Product Specification

Image Sensor 1/3.1-type (1/3.1-inch) BSI MOS Sensor
Effective Pixels 6.03 megapixels [16:9]
F Value F1.8 ― F3.6
Optical Zoom 20x
Focal Length 4.08 ― 81.6 mm
35 mm Film Camera Equivalent (Motion Image/Still Image) 29.5 ― 612 mm [16:9]
Filter Diameter 49 mm
Lens Brand Panasonic Lens
Standard Illumination 1400 lx
Minimum Illumination 1.2 lx (Super Gain 36dB, Shutter 1/25)
Focus Auto / Manual
White Balance Auto / 3200K / 5600K / VAR (2000K—15000K) / Ach Fixed / Bch Fixed
Shutter Speed 50p/50i: 1/6 — 1/8000
Super Slow 1/100 — 1/8000
Iris Auto / Manual
Super Slow Recording Shooting Frame Rate: FHD 100fps, Slow Motion Effect: 1/2 speed, 1/4 speed
Image Stabilizer 5-axis HYBRID O.I.S.+ with Level Shot Function
Recording Media SDHC/SDXC Memory Card
Recording Format MOV / MP4
AVCHD AVCHD Progressive
Video Compression Method MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio Compression Method MOV: LPCM (2ch) | MP4: LPCM (2ch) | AVCHD: Dolby Audio (2ch)
System Frequency 50Hz
Recording / Playback Mode

MP4: 1920x1080 50p 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM | 1920x1080 50i 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM | 1920x1080 25p 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM

MOV: 1920x1080 50p 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM | 1920x1080 50i 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM | 1920x1080 25p 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR), LPCM

AVCHD: PS: 1920x1080 50p, Max. 28Mbps (VBR) | PH: 1920x1080 50i, Max. 24Mbps (VBR) | HA: 1920x1080 50i, Average 17Mbps (VBR) | HE: 1440x1080 50i, Average 5Mbps (VBR) | PM: 1280x720 50p, Average 8Mbps (VBR) | SA: 720x576 50i (SIDE CROP/SQUEEZE), Average 9Mbps (VBR)

Power Supply  7.2V (Battery) / 12V (AC Adaptor)
Power Consumption  9.2W (Recording) / 27.4W (Charging)
 Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 205 x 217 x 494 mm (8.07 x 8.54 x 19.4 inch)
Weight (w/o Battery and SD Card) Approx. 2330g (5.14 lb)
LCD Monitor 

3.0-inch Wide LCD monitor (460,800 dots)

7.5cm (3.0-type) Wide LCD monitor (460,800 dots)

Viewfinder

0.24-inch Wide EVF (1,555,200 dots equivalent)

0.6cm (0.24-type) Wide EVF (1,555,200 dots equivalent)

Manual Ring Yes
Interface AV: Yes
HDMI: Type A
Microphone: Yes (3.5mm stereo mini)
Headphone: Yes (3.5mm stereo mini)
USB Type A: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, for External Media Device Connection*, Bus Power Supply
Camera Remote: 2.5mm super mini jack x 1 (ZOOM S/S) | 3.5mm mini jack x 1 (FOCUS/IRIS)
LED Light Average Illumination: Approx. 300 lx (1.0m)
Irradiation Angle: Approx. 30°
Colour Temperature: App: rox. 5000
Average Illumination with Diffusion Filter: Approx. 70 lx (1.0m)
Accessory Shoe Yes
Standard Accessory AC Adaptor, AC Cable, Rechargeable Battery Pack (2,900mAh), Eye Cup, Lens Cap, LED Light Filter (Diffusion Filter)

Broadcast & ProAV Warranty/Register Your Product

All Panasonic Professional AV Products come with a market leading 'Premium Service' warranty which includes:-

  • A 1 year parts, labour and logistics warranty for product failure which if you register your product with us - you benefit from a FREE UPGRADE to 2, 3 or 5 years warranty (depending upon product)
  • A super quick Repair time of 5 days at our European Repair Centre in Cardiff, UK (from collection to return).
  • Loan unit (in case of longer repair time)
  • On-site investigation from European CS field engineer team
  • Technical support & Product Maintenance training.
  • European call centre, covering main European languages
  • Ability to purchase warranty extensions to further safeguard your investment.
  • PASS (web based) system for asset management, FAQs, engineering information and repair service booking.



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