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Panasonic AG-AC8

Panasonic AG-AC8

Check out the new camera from Panasonic

Many of you have noticed the release of the new AG-AC8 Camcorder in the press and have called us for information. To let you all know what is going on the AC8 story is as follows,

• The AG-AC8 is a new entry level, single sensor on-shoulder AVCHD Camcorder due for release March/April.
• There will be two versions released. The AG-AC8 will be the “Pro” model and the HC-MDH2 will be the “Consumer” model.
• The AG-AC8 and HC-MDH2 are essentially the SAME camera. The only difference that we know of right now is that different regions/countries will have either 2 x SD slots or 1 SD slot plus built in memory.

And a new Sony camera – The HXR-NX3 NXCAM CAMCORDER

Sony HXR - NX3

Sony HXR – NX3

The HXR-NX3 joins the NXCAM range, as the entry point for a 3-chip model and aimed at the event videography, education and corporate markets.

Its powerful feature set includes:

• 20x G Lens with separate manual focus, zoom and iris rings
• Zoom extends to up to 40x with Clear Image Zoom, with no quality loss
• Built-in video light
• Remote control and file transfer over inbuilt WiFi
• 1080/50p shooting including Slow & Quick motion
• Dual memory card slots enable back-up and relay recording

The following videos are available on Sony’s YouTube channel:

HXR-NX3 (NXCAM 3CMOS Camcorder) Functional Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfjnnK06DiU
HXR-NX3 (NXCAM 3CMOS Camcorder) Beauty Images http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UPLgV0ppp0
HXR-NX3 (NXCAM 3CMOS Camcorder) Behind the scenes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suuOibqwihY

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