Overview

Building on the esteemed VariCam® legacy of breathtaking image rendition and versatile off-speed effects, this Fall Panasonic will market two new VariCams, one a 4K camera (VariCam 35) that incorporates a newly-developed super 35mm MOS image sensor; the second, a 2/3" camera (VariCam HS) that features high-speed 1080p image capture of up to 240fps to produce extraordinary high-definition imagery for the most demanding documentary, sports or SFX slow-motion applications.

Their next-generation modular two-piece design will deliver unprecedented flexibility, allowing you to move between the worlds of cinema, TV episodic, sports, documentary, and other content creation with extraordinary ease and efficiencies.

VariCam 35's Key Features:

  • S35MM 4096 X 2160 Advanced MOS Imager
  • 14+ Stops of Latitude
  • Variable Frame Rate — 1 to 120 fps in 4K
  • Records simultaneous 4K/ 2K/Proxy, or UHD/HD/Proxy + Raw to Codex (option)
  • Apple ProRes 4:4:4:4 and ProRes HQ Built-in
  • AVC-Intra Codecs -- Class 100 / Class 200 / Class 4:4:4
  • 2-piece Modular Design (docks to AU-VREC1G recording module)

VariCam HS's Key Features:

  • Newly-developed 1920 x 1080p 3MOS imagers
  • 240fps Variable Frame Rate Recording – 1 fps to 240 fps
  • 14 Stops of Latitude
  • Apple ProRes 4:4:4:4 and ProRes HQ Built-in
  • 2/3-inch B4 bayonet mount
  • High-quality recording formats including AVC-Intra Class100 (recording at 1080/24p, 30p or 60p format with Variable Frame Rates (up to 240p), AVC-Intra Class200 (up to 30p/60i) and AVC-Intra Class4:4:4 (up to 30p)