Panasonic HC-X1500 is characterized by 1/2.5" 8.29M MOS Sensor, Venus Engine, Manual Lens Rings & Dial, ND Filter, 24x Optical Zoom, 48x Digital iZoom, etc. It is an ideal camera for high-quality behind-the-scene HD shootings.
It records UHD 4K at frame rates that are compatible with broadcast standards. You will like its lightweight and compactness, which makes manipulation easier. It comes with a 1/2.5" 8.29M MOS sensor that guarantees 4K resolution shootings at all times. There is a Venus processing engine, which helps in scaling your 4K images so that Full HD delivery will not be compromised. With its audio recording capacity of up to 24-bit PCM through the in-built microphone, you can be sure of creating pictures of high audio quality.
Our Take on the HC-X1500:
What makes the Panasonic HC-X1500 UHD 4K/Full HD Director's Camcorder stand out is its Face Detection AF feature. With this feature, you can easily track faces, and adjusting subject focusing is a piece of cake. Its in-built Leica Dicomar lens comes with a 24x zoom, which has 25 millimeters as its widest angle. Also, it makes use of the digital iZoom feature, and that is why you have the opportunity of zooming up to 48x. There are manual control rings and a control dial for boosting effectiveness in recording. It has a 5-axis optical image stabilization, hence, the stability of shots is guaranteed.
Besides, the HC-X1500 boasts of a 3.5-inch fold-out LCD, which comes with a touchscreen of high resolution. It has the capacity of recording in .mp4, .mov, as well as AVCHD codecs with HEVC compression capability. Twin SD card slots are making it possible for you to engage in simultaneous and relay recording. You can live stream over 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi through RTP/RTSP/RTMP/RTMPS streams. Also, you can add the optional VW-HU1 top handle unit, which is accessible independently. The unit offers an in-built LED light, two 3-pin XLR inputs, a mic holder as well as accessory mounting alternatives.
It comes with in-built ND physical filters so that you will be able to record high-fidelity footage. With its shutter speed standing between 1/1 and 1/30 seconds, you can be more precise with all your recordings. It has a screen resolution of 2,760,000 Dots while the EVF resolution stands at 1,560,000 Dots. The EVF display type is LCD with a screen size of .24". This camera is powered by the Panasonic AG-VBR Series battery, and its power consumption is 7.9 Watts. It weighs just 2.65 pounds, meaning that it is to carry about.
|Image Sensor:||1-Chip 1/2.5" MOS Sensor|
|Sensor Resolution:||8.57 MP|
|Gain:||0 to 30 dB|
|Minimum Illumination:||1.5 Lux at 1/30 Shutter Speed|
|White Balance Range:||2000 to 1500K|
|Focal Length:||4.1 to 98.9mm|
|Optical Zoom Ratio:||24x|
|Max Digital Zoom:||48x|
Included in the box:
- Panasonic HC-X1500 Camcorder
- AC Adapter
- AC Cable
- Lens Hood
- Lens Cap