Record simultaneously in two memory devices for added dependability and reliability. In addition,
Relay Recording enables switching between 2 memory devices, suitable for extended recordings.
Note: - The voice is interrupted for a few seconds during the device switching.
- Simultaneous Recording is not available during Relay Recording.
Ergonomic Pro-Style Design
4-point support is stable and it enables comfortable shooting.
There is ample distance between LCD touch panel and eye
position. Based on verification results, 200 mm is the most
suitable distance. The position of the LCD monitor is almost
the same as eye level and comfortable to look at. It is suitable
for LCD-based shooting style. Also, there is excellent forward view on the right side.
5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. +
with Level Shot Function
5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S + thoroughly suppresses blurring all the way from wide-angle to powerful zoom shots. This lets you capture crisp, clear images in almost every shooting situation.
Level Shot Function automatically detects and corrects the tilting of captured images. This enables you to record horizontal images without a tripod or even when shooting in an unstable position.
28mm Wide-Angle and Intelligent 50x Zoom
The wide shooting range expands the breadth of photographic expression, extending from 28mm wide angle to Intelligent 50x zooming. This makes it possible to capture everything from panoramic scenery to telephoto images for obtaining dynamic images of subjects at a distance.
Easy Manual Settings with Manual Ring
Simply press the CAMERA FUNCTION button to select settings to adjust with Manual ring;
Focus / Zoom / Iris / White balance / Shutter speed.
The ring's position and diameter are designed for easy use. For example, when turning, the
weight of the ring enables fine adjustments.
Crystal Engine Pro
The Crystal Engine Pro instantly processes the huge
amount of data that goes into Full-HD images, and further
enhances Full-HD quality. It produces smooth,
high-resolution zoom shots even when the range exceeds
the limit for optical zooming. Crystal Engine Pro clearly
delineates even the tiniest details of your subject, with
extremely natural beauty.
New High Sensitivity Sensor
The combination of the newly developed High Sensitivity Sensor and
the Crystal Engine PRO, with its superb noise reduction performance,
records bright, high-quality, and low-noise images in both bright and
dim lighting situations. Beautiful images can be recorded under a
variety of situations, including indoor shooting and night scenery
1080 TV Lines Horizontal Resolution
Horizontal resolution of 1080 TV lines* makes it possible
to shoot high-resolution Full-HD images that express even
extremely small details.
* According to the JEITA ITE chart and CIPA (for digital cameras) ISO
1233 resolution chart.
20.4-megapixel Still Picture Recording
In high resolution, 20.4-megapixel still
pictures* come out extremely beautiful.
* For images recorded with a 16:9 aspect ratio.
iA (intelligent Auto) / iA Plus Mode
This powerful function senses the shooting conditions and automatically makes the setting and activates functions that deliver optimal results. In addition, the iA Plus Mode enables you to adjust exposure compensation and white balance by simply pushing the button on the LCD.
3.0-inch Wide Touch LCD
The easy-to-view 7.5 cm / 3.0" wide LCD screen allows
fingertip touch-operation. You get smooth intuitive
operation and don't have to take your eyes off of the LCD
Illuminating LED Ring
The illuminating LED ring allows you to verify more easily that recording is in progress, making the shooting smoother. It is possible to turn on/off the illumination.
Main Operation Switches Grouped Together
The following buttons are grouped together to minimise erroneous operation.
Mode switch, Intelligent auto / Manual / Manual focus switch, Cursor button, Optical Image Stabiliser button, Menu button
Battery and Jacks Located on the Rear Side
The battery is located on the rear side for optimum weight balance and to take out the battery easily.
Also, the jacks located at the back make it easy to connect cables
Plug and Copy to External HDD
Image data from several hours of shooting can easily be backed up in an external portable HDD at the shooting location.
When the AC adaptor is not connected to this unit, the external drive cannot be used.
By using the Eye-Fi™ card, you can save files recorded on the card on a PC, or upload them to social networking sites via a wireless network. You can also directly transport the data to your device (smartphone, tablet etc.) without connecting to another access point.
• The functions of the Eye-Fi™ card (including wireless transmission) are not guaranteed to work on this product. In the case of a malfunction of the card, please contact the card manufacturer.
• To use the Eye-Fi™ card, permission from the national or regional government is required. Do not use if you have not obtained permission. If you are unsure as to whether use is permitted, please check with the card manufacturer.
• Install the software supplied with the Eye-Fi™ card in advance on your PC, and configure the Eye-Fi™ settings. (For settings methods etc., please read the card operating instructions or consult the card manufacturer).
Panasonic Full-HD Camcorder HC-MDH2 Introduction Video
A pro-style shoulder-mount HD camcorder with simultaneous relay recording featuring 50x optical zoom with 5-Axis Hybrid O.I.S.+ & Level Shot function