Panasonic AG-UX180 is a professional camcorder featuring a 20x optical zoom lens with a 1.0 -inch Type CMOS Sensor for recording in UHD, DCI 4K, as well as HD in MP4, MOV. With professional features like SMPTE time-code generation, dual XLRs with phantom power, manual control rings for iris, zoom, as well as focus, and gamma settings for eight various scenarios. The AG-UX180 has a powerful Leica Dicomar 20x zoom lens, hence, it is perfect for up to speed HD video production. Its 24mm corresponding focal length on the zoom’s wide end is a plus, and that is why you can conveniently record DCI 4K for a zoom range of between 24 and 480 millimeters.
The lens blends four lens groups with perfect incorporation of Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). If you are recording in HD, the lens supports 5-Axis Hybrid image stabilization for maximum effectiveness. Our Take on the AG-UX180: The Panasonic AG-UX180 4K Premium Professional Camcorder features the intelligent zoom (i. Zoom) function, which helps in boosting FHD zooming range to 30x without reducing high resolution. As soon as the zoom gets to the 20x optical zoom limit, it automatically changes to i. Zoom. It boasts of 2x, 5x as well as 10x digital zoom for optimum performance. If you use the 20x optical zoom with i. Zoom, the range will be extended to 60, 150, and 300x by the digital zoom, and this will not adversely affect exposure. Besides, three manual control rings make the adjustment of iris, zoom, and focus easier without the selection of a control surface. You will like its intelligent autofocus feature, which guarantees perfect focus tracking, fast focusing, and optimum stability. Fine-tuning the AF functionality to your requirement is as easy as ABC. You only need to adjust the sensitivity, AF speed, as well as area width, and you are good to go. You can adjust speed between 1 and 7 while sensitivity can be set from 1 to 10.
The AG-UX180 comes with a 4-position optical neutral density filter wheel so that you will be able to record high-quality pictures with ease. There is a 16-Axis Independent Color Correction Function, which helps you to enhance your video images. You can color match various cameras even if the lighting circumstances are the same. With its Skin Detail feature, you can enhance the face of your target for optimum effectiveness. It has eight gamma modes that you can choose from with two cine-like gammas. Specifications: Image Sensor: 1-Chip 1" MOS Sensor Effective Sensor Resolution: 9.36 MP White Balance Range: 2000 to 15, 000K Minimum Illumination: 1.3 Lux at 1/30 Shutter Speed Focal Length: 8.8 to 176mm Optical Zoom Ratio: 20x Minimum Focusing Distance: 3.3 ' / 1.0 m Filter Size: 67 mm Shutter Speed: 1/2 to 1/8000 sec Media/Memory Card Slot: Dual Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I) Included in the box: Panasonic AG-UX180 Professional Camcorder 7.28V 43Wh Lithium-Ion Battery for DVX200 and CX10 (5900mAh) Battery Charger AC Adapter Microphone Holder Kit Eyecup Lens Hood INPUT Terminal Cap AC Cable