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Versatile 4K 60p Performance
The industry's smallest and lightest integrated lens 4K 60p camcorder packs remarkable optical performance and professional functionality into a mobile, compact body with no compromise in image quality
4K 60p with High Mobility and Operability
Industry Lightest (1.2kg Body), Lowest (14.4W) Power Consumption, High Operability Layout Design
Optical 24x Zoom and Fast Face Detection AF
Wide 25mm (4K/FHD), iZoom 48x (FHD)/32x (4K), 4K High Precision AF, Face Detection AF/AE, 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. (UHD/FHD)
Pro Quality 4K Shooting with New Engine
1/2.5-type 8.29M MOS Sensor, 422 10 bit: 4K 30p/25p, FHD 60p, 4K 60p 420 10bit (HEVC)
Industry's Smallest and Lightest 4K 60p Director's Camcorder
While excelling in mobility & portability, the compact body considers weight balance of the advanced functions when shooting.
Panasonic X1500 is a small lightweight 4K 60p professional video camera. Offering the on-site mobility and portability demanded by professionals, it enables high-quality 4K 60p recording. Achieving high-spec optical performance with a wide-angle 25mm*2 lens and 32x i.ZOOM (4K recording), Panasonic's exclusive high-precision AF provides high-speed, accurate focusing for both 4K and Full-HD shooting. X1500 is packed with professional functions, such as Two Manual Rings, an ND Filter, a Built-in LED Video Light, and 24-bit High Resolution Linear PCM Audio Recording. For video recording, 4:2:2 10bit Internal Recording*3 and the new, high-efficiency HEVC codec are supported. The best of various recording formats can also be selected and built-in Wi-Fi supports HD Live Streaming.
Flexible Framing with 25mm* Wide-Angle and 24x Optical Zoom
The lens covers the range from 25mm wide-angle to 600mm tele with a 24x zoom. i.ZOOM achieves 32x zoom with 4K resolution, and 48x zoom with FHD.
* 35mm camera equivalent.
Face detection helps you keeping the focus on your main subject - even when it is turned sideways to the camera. Distance and exposure are being tracked precicely incorporating the live data read-out from the sensor and sophisticated colour recognition.
5-axis HYBRID Image Stabilisation
In addition to the Optical Image Stabilisation in the lens, Electronic Image Stabilisation detects and corrects camera shake. The lens O.I.S. System incorporates balls to drive the motor, which reduces friction and improves the correction of blurring caused through natural hand held camera shake.
4:2:2 10-bit Internal Recording
Allowing you to capture more colour information in 4:2:2 10-bit, the HC-X1500 supports 10-bit Full HD in 59.94p/50p (100 Mbps) and 4K-recording in 29.97p/25p (200 Mbps) on SD-card. Via HDMI-output, you can record 4K/10-bit files even in 59.94p/50p.
Full-HD Live Streaming
RTSP/RTP/RTMP/RTMPS-compatible HD streaming enables direct connection and distribution of relays for concerts, sports events, and news flashes to Facebook, YouTube, etc.
* The handle unit and mic are optional.
Wireless Control from a Tablet or Smartphone
A Wi-Fi module is built-in, so Wi-Fi connection of only the body is possible. Using a tablet or smartphone app HC ROP, wireless camera settings, and lens control are also possible.
Two Manual Rings
Two Manual Rings are provided, one for focusing and the other for zoom or iris operation. The use of the Manual Rings is improved by using different-sized rings in the front and rear, so they can be distinguished by the fingers.
|SENSOR SECTION||Image Sensor||1/2.5-type (inch) MOS Sensor|
|Effective Pixles||8.29 megapixels|
|LENS SECTION||F Value||F1.8 ― 4.0|
|Focal Length||4.12 ― 98.9mm|
|35 mm Film Camera Equivalent||25.0 ― 600.0 mm|
|Filter Diameter||62 mm|
|Lens Brand||Leica Dicomar Lens|
|CAMERA SECTION||Minimum Illumination||1.5 lx (F1.8, Super Gain +, 1/30)|
|Focus||Auto / Manual|
|Zoom||Intelligent Zoom OFF||24x|
|Intelligent Zoom ON||Max. 48x (UHD 32x)|
|Digital Zoom||2x / 5x / 10x|
|Shutter Speed||59.94 Hz mode||59.94i/59.94p: 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000,
1/1500,1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
29.97p: 1/30, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000,
1/1500,1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
23.98p: 1/24, 1/48, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750,
1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
|50.00 Hz mode||50i/50p: 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/125, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000,
1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
25p: 1/25, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/125, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000,
1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec
|Slow Shutter Speed||59.94 Hz mode||59.94i/59.94p: 1/8, 1/15, 1/30 sec
29.97p: 1/8, 1/15 sec
23.98p: 1/6, 1/12 sec
|50.00 Hz mode||50i/50p: 1/6, 1/12, 1/25 sec
25p: 1/6, 1/12 sec
|Super Slow Recording Frame Rate||59.94 Hz mode||FHD 120 fps (1/2 speed at 60p, 1/4 speed at 30p, 1/5 speed at 24p)|
|50.00 Hz mode||FHD 100 fps (1/2 speed at 50p, 1/4 speed at 25p)|
|ND Filter||1/4, 1/16, 1/64, OFF|
|IR Filter||Incorporates the ON/OFF control function|
|White Balance||Auto / ATW LOCK / 3200K / 5600K / VAR (2000K—15000K) / Ach Fixed / Bch Fixed|
|Iris||Auto / Manual|
|Image Stabilizer||Ball O.I.S., 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. (UHD/FHD)|
|RECORDING SECTION||Recording Media||SDHC/SDXC Memory Card|
|Recording Format||MOV, MP4, AVCHD|
|Video Compression Method||MOV/MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile, H.265/MPEG-H HEVC Main10 Profile
AVCHD: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile
|Audio Compression Method||MOV: LPCM (24bit 2ch)
MP4: AAC (16bit 2ch)
AVCHD: Dolby Audio (16bit 2ch)
|System Frequency||59.94Hz / 50.00Hz|
|Recording / Playback Mode||MOV (HEVC)||[4:2:0 10bit] UHD 3840x2160 59.94p/50.00p HEVC 200M: Average 200Mbps (VBR)
UHD 3840x2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p HEVC 150M: Average 150Mbps (VBR)
|MOV||[4:2:0 8bit] UHD 3840x2160 59.94p/50.00p 150M: Average 150Mbps (VBR)
UHD 3840x2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p 100M: Average 100Mbps (VBR)
[4:2:2 10bit] UHD 3840x2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p 150M: Average 150Mbps (VBR)
FHD 1920x1080 59.94p/50.00p 200M (ALL-Intra): Average 200Mbps (VBR)
FHD 1920x1080 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p 100M (ALL-Intra): Average 100Mbps (VBR)
FHD 1920x1080 59.94i/50i 100M (ALL-Intra): Average 100Mbps (VBR)
FHD 1920x1080 59.94p/50.00p 100M: Average 100Mbps (VBR)
FHD 1920x1080 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p/59.94i/50.00i 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR)
|MP4 (HEVC)||[4:2:0 10bit] UHD 3840x2160 59.94p/50.00p HEVC 100M: Average 100Mbps (VBR)
UHD 3840x2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p HEVC 72M: Average 72Mbps (VBR)
|MP4||[4:2:0 8bit] UHD 3840x2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p 72M: Average 72Mbps (VBR)
FHD 1920x1080 59.94p/50.00p/23.98p 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR)
|AVCHD||[4:2:0 8bit] PS 1920x1080 59.94p/50.00p: Average 25Mbps (VBR)
PH 1920x1080 59.94i/50.00i/23.98p: Average 21Mbps (VBR)
HA 1920x1080 59.94i/50.00i: Average 17Mbps (VBR)
PM 1280x720 59.94p/50.00p: Average 8Mbps (VBR)
|LIVE STREAMING||Video Compression Format||H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Main Profile, High Profile|
|Video Resolution||1920 x 1080 (FHD), 1280 x 720 (HD), 640 x 360, 320 x 180|
|Streaming Method||Unicast, Multicast|
|Frame Rate||System frequency = 59.94 Hz: 30 fps, 60 fps
System frequency = 50.00 Hz: 25 fps, 50 fps
|Bit Rate||24 Mbps, 20 Mbps, 16 Mbps, 14 Mbps, 8 Mbps, 6 Mbps, 4 Mbps, 3 Mbps, 2 Mbps, 1.5 Mbps, 1 Mbps, 0.7 Mbps, 0.5 Mbps|
|Audio Compression Format||AAC-LC, 48 kHz/16 bit, 2ch|
|STILL IMAGE SECTION||Recording Format||JPEG (DCF/Exif2.2)|
|Recording Image Size*||Video Playback Mode: 3840 x 2160 (16:9), 1920 x 1080 (16:9), 1280 x 720 (16:9)|
|GENERAL SECTION||Power Supply||7.28V (Battery) / 12V (AC Adaptor)|
|Power Consumption||14.4W (LCD Monitor)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||Approx. 129 x 93 x 257 mm (5.08 x 3.66 x 10.1 inch)|
|Weight||Body: approx. 0.9kg (1.98 lb) (body only, excluding handle, lens hood, battery, and accessories)
Shooting: approx. 1.2kg (2.65 lb) (including lens hood, battery, and eyecup)
|LCD Monitor||8.88 cm (3.5-inch) Wide LCD monitor (About 2,760,000 dots) (For Europe)
3.5-inch Wide LCD monitor (About 2,760,000 dots) (For North America / Asia)
|Viewfinder||0.61 cm (0.24-inch) Wide EVF (About 1,560,000 dots) (For Europe)
0.24-inch Wide EVF (About 1,560,000 dots) (For North America / Asia)
|Manual Ring||Focus / Zoom or Iris|
|LED Video Light||Average Illumination||—|
|INTERFACE SECTION||Video||SDI OUT||—|
|HDMI||Type A x 1 (VIERA Link not supported)
720/59.94p/50.00p, 480/59.94p, 576/50.00p
|Audio Input||Built-in Microphone||Stereo microphone|
|Microphone Input||3.5mm stereo mini jack x 1|
|HDMI||2 ch (LPCM 24bit)|
|Headphone||3.5 mm diameter stereo mini jack x 1|
|Speaker||15 mm diameter, round x 1|
|Other Input/Output||Camera Remote||2.5mm super mini jack x 1|
|USB 2.0 HOST||—|
|USB 2.0 DEVICE||Micro-AB connector, 5-pin, mass storage function (read only)|
|DC IN||DC 12V (11.4V ― 12.6V) EIAJ Type4|
|STANDARD ACCESSORY||AC Adaptor||Yes|
|Rechargeable Battery Pack||Yes (5,900mAh)|
|USB LAN Conversion Adaptor||—|
|Microphone Holder Screws||—|
|Input Terminal Cap||—|
|NOTE||NOTE||* Only images cut from video in video playback mode are supported.
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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