ABC acquires AJ-HDX900 HD camcorders

February 2, 2007

ABC News has purchased four Panasonic Broadcast AJ-HDX900 2/3in multiformat DVCPRO HD camcorders for use in the network's Washington, D.C., bureau.

The AJ-HDX900 DVCPRO HD supports a broad list of HD recording frame rates and has a native 16:9, 2/3in HD, 1-million pixel 3-CCD pickup system that assures image quality and produces a sensitivity of F10 (at 2000 lux).

The HD camera also works well in low-light shooting down to 0.032 lux (at+62 dB gain). It is equipped with 14-bit A/D DSP circuits and offers 4:2:2 color sampling and independent frame compression.

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