Professional Interfaces for Single or Multicam Recording
Remote Control with LUMIX Tether for Multicam
In addition to monitoring and remote control via USB tethering, you can control multiple BGH1 cameras remotely via an Ethernet LAN. Users can also capture still images. With the LUMIX Tether for Multicam software* designed specifically for BGH1 workflows, video production is simpler and more powerful.
* LUMIX Tether for Multicam software will be released in the product shipment of BGH1.
A LUMIX First:
Ethernet / PoE+ Compatible Camera
A LUMIX first, the BGH1 offers Ethernet compatibility. Simply by connecting an Ethernet cable your camera is powered via PoE+ (IEEE802.3at compliant) and remotely control with LUMIX Tether for Multicam software . A future firmware update will provide IP video streams (RTP/RTSP) over Ethernet.
A LUMIX First: Simultaneous SDI/HDMI output
The BGH1 addresses the diverse needs of a wide range of video productions, it is the first LUMIX with an SDI terminal (3G-SDI). Supporting 1080p output, it offers a stable connectivity, compliance with extended cable runs, and external monitoring. With support for simultaneous external recording via HDMI output and remote control via USB or LAN tethering, it delivers a wide range of video production capabilities.
A LUMIX First:
GenLock IN and Time Code IN/OUT
With multiple camera control and live streaming uses in mind, the BGH1 offers GenLock IN as a first for LUMIX. When used in combination with time code, it enables high-precision editing. Synchronizing to the frame based on an externally input signal, GenLock IN allows for perfect synchronization of multiple cameras for live sports and other challenging applications. Even when using a video switcher, feeds connect seamlessly. And time code is embedded directly in the video for high-precision drone shooting and other single-camera shoots.
Heat Management = Unlimited Recording
The LUMIX BGH1 realizes unlimited video recording in all modes. Drawing on technology developed for the LUMIX GH series, the exterior has been designed to provide uniform heat dissipation. The inclusion of a cooling fan helps, along with the aluminum and magnesium alloy body frame, optimizes heat dissipation while ensuring the body is lightweight, and durable. The result is superior functionality and a compact body.
Higher Functionality Remote Control Compatibility
The remote terminal (2.5mm super mini jack) of the BGH1 offers compatibility with widely used high-functionality remote controls, a LUMIX first, which enables precise remote operation.
3 Power Source Options
For your convenience in various situations, three power source options are offered. An AC adapter is included for studio shoots and outdoor sets where the camera is set up on an ongoing basis. The battery pack (sold separately*) facilitates handheld shooting, drone shooting, and other kinds of mobile shooting. And when multiple cameras are controlled remotely, power can be stably supplied via Ethernet cable and PoE+.
* Battery Pack: AG-VBR59/89G/118G. Battery Charger: AG-BRD50.
Wi-Fi / Bluetooth / LUMIX Sync App
Installing the Panasonic LUMIX Sync Android or iOS app on a smartphone or tablet, you can connect to the BGH1 via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth 4.2 (Low Energy) to monitor images or remotely control the camera. It’s also possible to copy settings from one camera to another using the LUMIX Sync app*, making multiple-camera control simpler.
* Copying must done between cameras of the same model.
• The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ Logo is a certification mark of Wi-Fi Alliance®.
• The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Panasonic Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
3.5mm MIC Jack and Headphone Jack
LUMIX BGH1 features a 3.5mm diameter MIC Jack and 3.5mm diameter Headphone Jack. LINE input is also supported by the 3.5mm MIC Jack, making it possible to input sounds from an external audio device for more efficient video production.
XLR Microphone Adaptor DMW-XLR1
This accessory allows you to connect an XLR microphone and achieve high-quality stereo sound. For example, you can record audio lip-synched to a particular video while controlling volume, gain, low cut, automatic level, and other audio functions useful in professional videography. High-res sound recording* at 96 kHz/24-bit is also selectable. This accessory also supports the use of plug-in power.
* In MOV only.
Double SD Card Slot
Both SD card slots are UHS-II SDXC card compatible. Relay Recording allows relays recording between memory cards when the initial card becomes full during recording. Backup Recording allows the same data to be recorded to both cards at the same time. Allocation Record mode allows you to specify the card slot to be used for recording still photographs and video.*
* Still image shooting is available only when using the LUMIX Tether for Multicamsoftware.
• SDXC Logo is a trademark of SD-3C, LLC.
Bundled Cable Lock Band
To stop cables from accidently disconnecting during a shoot, the bundled Cable Lock Band can be used to secure the HDMI, USB, and DC cables together at the back of the camera. It’s made of flexible, easy-to-manipulate material and can be installed without a screwdriver.
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