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posted by - Monday, 29 December 2008

With the introduction of the P2 VariCam 2700 and 3700, Panasonic once again raised the bar for high-end acquisition. The new VariCam models build on the strengths of the original while adding more features, a powerful, new codec and the benefits of P2 solid-state recording.

We have compiled this chart to help you understand the features offered in the new cameras and how they compare with their predecessor. To learn more about Panasonic’s next-gen P2 VariCams, download Abel’s brochure.

  27H 2700 3700
2/3″ CCD
1M pixels per CCD (1280×720)  
2.2M pixels per CCD (1920×1080)    
Recording Format *      
720/59.94p, 720/60p  
720/50P, 29.97pN, 25pN, 24PN, 23.98pN    
1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97pN, 25pN  
1080/24PN, 23.98pN  
Standard Codecs      
DVCPRO HD
AVC-Intra 100, AVC-Intra 50  
Gamma Modes      
SD / HD Gamma  
Filmlike 1, 2, 3 Gammas  
Video-Rec Gamma
Film-Rec Gamma
Variable Frame Rates      
720P: 4-60P / one frame increments    
720P: 1-60P / one frame increments    
1080P: 1-30P / one frame increments    
HD-SDI Output      
720 / 59.94P  
1080 / 59.94i  
1080 / 23.98Psf  
1080 / 24.00Psf  
Dual Link Output      
RGB 4:4:4, 1080/23.98Psf    
RGB 4:4:4, 1080/24.00Psf    
Image Enhancements      
Chromatic Aberration Comp (CAC)  
Dynamic Range Stretcher (DRS)  
14-bit / AD processing  
Optical Filter      
CC: 3200K, 4300K, 6300K    
CC: 3200K, 4300K, 5600K, 1/2ND  
ND: Clear, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
* In DVCPRO HD 1080 23.98p is pulled down over 59.94i (native recording is not possible).

24pN only supported in AVC-Intra Codec.

 

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