Comes with a built-in Down Converter and is compatible with 1080i/720p/480i formats. This makes the HE870 a flexible, cost effective choice for rental and other mixed HD/SD applications. In addition, it is equipped with a 2/3-inch 3CCD that delivers superb HD image quality. Employing an advanced single-channel transfer system and spatial-offset processing unique to Panasonic, it offers exceptional resolution and reduced moire.
Same operation and interface as current SD convertible camera series*1. And can be interfaced with current Pan/Tilts*2 and controllers*3.
*1 The commands to support and the detail of command actions will have some differences, due to the differences in functionalities from the current cameras. *2 Compatible models: AW-PH400/AW-PH405/AW-PH650. AW-PH400 can not pass through analog HD video signals. *3 Compatible models: AW-RP555/AW-RP655 as well as AW-RP400 and AW-CB400. Older units may require a software upgrade for use with the AW-HE870. Please contact you Panasonic representative for more details.
Installing the optional AW-HHD870 enables the use of two HD/SD-SDI outputs, as well as a Zoom-Focus
Provides HD component and SD composite outputs simultaneously.*4
Flexibly responds to mixed HD/SD system.
*4 When Genlock input is used, only the signals of the selected output video format will be synchronized.