Panasonic Broadcast has lowered the price of the AJ-SDC615 16:9/4:3 2/3in DVCPRO camcorder to $9995. The camera now includes as standard the Magic Bullet Suite software to create 24p motion effects.
The AJ-SDC615 has three high-sensitivity 520,000-pixel, 2/3in CCDs and a built-in IEEE 1394 interface for in-field direct transfer of digital component video to a laptop nonlinear editing system.
Switchable between 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios, the 11lb camcorder delivers 750 lines of resolution, 63dB signal-to-noise ratio, sensitivity of F13 at 2000 lux, and low-light shooting down to 0.1 lux (at +48dB) with minimal smear.
For more information, visit www.panasonic.com/broadcast.