Panasonic SDX-900 Features:

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  • 2/3" 3-CCD 16:9/4:3 24P/30P/60i DVCPRO CinemaTM Camera with CineSwitchTM Technology and CineGammaTM Software
  • Three 2/3" 520,000 Progressive CCD imagers
  • 24P/30P/60i recording capability
  • Captures film-like 24-frame images using CineGamma
  • 50 Mbps DVCPRO50 3.3:1 compression/25Mbps DVCPRO 5:1 compression switchable
  • Switchable 16:9/4:3 aspect ratios
  • 12-bit DSP (6 pole matrix, 12 pole color correction)
  • 18MHz sampling frequency
  • Dual Stage Filter Wheel
  • High Sensitivity: F13 at 2000 Lux
  • Minimum illumination: .11 Lux at +48dB gain
  • Shutter speeds and Synchro-scan shutter
  • 4-channel digital audio recording
  • SD Memory Card for scene file swapping
  • Three User Programmable buttons for such capabilities as: Luminance, Reference, Digital Zoom, Black Stretch, Digital Gain, Channel 1 or 2 Front Volume Control or Auto Trace White Balance
  • SDI Option allows for Digital Monitoring

  • Pick-Up Device (size & type) 2/3-inch progressive 3-CCD
    Picture Elements (pixels) 520,000
    Quantization 12-bit
    Signal Processing 18 MHz, 36 MHz
    Sensitivity F 13.0 at 2000, 89.9% reflect
    Minimum Illumination 0.01 lux (F 1.4, +48dB +20dB gain)
    Horizontal Resolution 750 lines (center)
    Aspect Ratio 4:3/16:9 switchable
    Lens Mount 2/3" (B4) bayonet mount
    Media Format DVCPRO (medium)
    Recording Format DVCPRO 50/25 switchable
    Frame Rates 60i, 30P, 24P, 24P Advanced
    Shutter Speeds (sec.) 1/100, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000
    Slow Shutter Speeds (sec.) In Digital Super Gain: 1/6, 1/15, 1/30
    Synchro-Scan Shutter (sec.) 1/60.3 to 1/250.0
    CineSwitch Technology Panasonic's exclusive CineSwitch Technology allows you to "switch" among different image capture modes and/or frame rates -- so you can achieve different creative looks. CineSwitch provides 60i, 30P, and 24P capabilities in our DV Cinema and DVCPRO Cinema Cameras, and variable frame rate capability (4-60P) for overcranking and undercranking in our HD Cinema Cameras. Get the rich, cinematic look you want with Panasonic Cinema Series Cameras with CineSwitch Technology.
    CineGamma Software Panasonic's exclusive CineGamma Software lets you closely replicate the look and feel of film. CineGamma provides natural shading and rich coloration to produce images strikingly similar in tone to film images.
    Assignable Scene Files Yes
    Programmable User Buttons 3
    White Balance Selection 2 manual, 1 preset
    Super Iris Yes
    Gain Selection (dB) -3, 0, +3, +6, +9, +12, 15, +18, +21, +24, +27, +30; Super Gain: +30, +36, +42, +48; Digital Super Gain: +6, +12, +20
    Color Matrix Adjustable A+B, color correction
    SMPTE Color Bar Generator Yes
    SDI Terminal Optional
    IEEE 1394 Interface No
    SD Memory Card Slot Yes
    LCD Screen No

    SDX-900 Operations Manual

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