Panasonic AG-HPX171E DVCPRO HD Camcorder PAL

Panasonic AG-HPX171E DVCPRO HD Camcorder PAL
The AG-HPX171E is an ultra-mobile P2 HD handheld camcorder featuring full, 4:2:2 independent frame production quality HD and solid-state recording.


13x zoom lens with 28mm (35mm equivalent) wide-angle setting, 72mm diameter and cam-driven manual zoom

Newly developed 1/3" 16:9 progressive CCD

Eleven-step frame rate selection in 720p mode for variable-speed shooting in the 12 fps to 60 fps range

Broadcast quality DVCPRO HD recording in 1080/720 HD multi-format

SD (480i) multi-codec recording in DVCPRO 50/DVCPRO/DV, with 16:9/4:3 aspect ratios

Standard-equipped HD/SD-SDI output terminal

XLR 2-channel audio inputs with 48V power

IEEE 1394 and USB 2.0 terminals for PC interface



Power Supply: DC7.2V (with Battery), DC7.9V (with AC adaptor)
Power Consumption:
10.9W (when LCD monitor is not used.)
11.7W (when LCD monitor is used.)
13.8W (MAX)
Operating Temperature: 0 to +40oC
Operating Humidity: 10% to 85% (No condensation)
Weight: Approx. 1.9kg Camcorder only
Approx. 2.25kg Incl. two P2 cards and supplied battery
Dimensions (W x H x D): 154 mm x 179.5 mm x 397 mm


Pick-up Device: 3CCD (1/3-inch interline transfer type, and progressive modes supported)
Lens: LEICA DICOMAR lens with optical image stabilizer,
motorized/manual mode switching, 13 x zoom,
F1.6 - 3.0
(f=3.9mm to 51mm / 35mm equivalent: 28mm to 368mm)
Optical Color Separation: Prism system
ND Filter: 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
Gain Selection: 50i/50p mode: 0/+3/+6/+9/+12/+18 dB,
25p/25pN mode: 0/+3/+6/+9/+12 dB,
when using slow shutter (1/12), 0dB fixed.
when using under 25 fps flame rate, 0dB fixed.
Shutter Speed: 50i/50p mode:
1/50 (OFF) sec., 1/60 sec., 1/120 sec., 1/250 sec., 1/500 sec.,
1/1000 sec., 1/2000 sec.
25p/25pN mode: 1/25 sec.,
1/50 (OFF) sec., 1/60 sec., 1/120 sec., 1/250 sec., 1/500 sec.,
1/1000 sec.
Shutter Speed: 50i/50p mode: 1/50.0 sec. to 1/248.9 sec.
(Synchro Scan) 25p/25pN mode: 1/25.0 sec. to 1/248.9 sec.
Shutter Angle: 10o to 360o by 0.5o steps
"FILM CAM" mode in scene file operation type
Slow Shutter Speed: 50i/50p mode: 1/25, 1/12
25p/25pN mode: 1/12
Frame Rate: variable 12/15/18/20/21/22/23/24/25/26/27/28/30/32/34/37/
42/45/48/50 fps (20steps)
Minimum Luminance: 3lux, (F1.6, Gain: +12dB, Shutter: 1/24sec.)
Lens Hood: Wide-field large type
Filter Diameter: 72 mm

Video P2 General (DVCPRO HD, 1080i / 720p)

Sampling Frequency: Y: 74.25 MHz, PB/PR: 37.125 MHz
Quantizing: 8 bits
Video Compression System: Compression ratio 1/6.7, DCT + variable length code
Video Recording Bit Rate: 100 Mbps

Audio P2 General (DVCPRO HD, 1080i / 720p)

Sampling Frequency: 48 kHz
Quantizing: 16 bits / 4ch
Frequency characteristics: 20 Hz to 20kHz

Memory Card

Recording Format: DVCPRO HD:
1080/50i, 1080/25p (over 50i),
720/50p, 720/25p (over 50p), 720/25pN (Native)
576/50i, 576/25p (over 50i)
Audio Recording Format: PCM digital recording 48 kHz / 16 bits
4ch (DVCPRO HD / DVCPRO 50),
2ch/4ch selectable (DVCPRO/DV)
Recording/Playback Time*: Approx.64 minutes
(Using one 64GB P2 card, DVCPRO HD, recording in 1080/50i)
Approx.32 minutes
(Using one 32GB P2 card, DVCPRO HD, recording in 1080/50i)
Approx.16 minutes
(Using one 16GB P2 card, DVCPRO HD, recording in 1080/50i)

Video Connectors

SDI Out: BNC x 1, 0.8Vp-p, 75
HD: SMPTE292M/296M/299M Standard
SD: SMPTE259M-C/272M-A/ITU-R.BT656-4 Standard
Analog Component Output: Component Video Terminal x 1,
Y: 1.0Vp-p, 75 Ohm , PB/PR: 0.7Vp-p, 75 Ohm
Analog Composite Output: Pin jack x 1, 1.0Vp-p, 75 Ohm

Audio Connectors

XLR Input: XLR (3-pin) x 2 (Input 1/Input 2)
Input High-Impedance Line: 0dBu,
MIC: -50/-60dBu (selectable in menu GUI)
Line Output: Pin-jack x 2 (ch1,ch2) 316mV, 600 Ohm
Built-in Microphone: Stereo microphone
Phones: Stereo mini jack (3.5mm diameter)
Built-in Speaker: 20mm round shape x 1

Other Connectors

IEEE 1394: 6-pin Digital x 1 (Input/Output), based on IEEE 1394 standard
USB: Type mini B connector (USB ver.2.0)
Camera Remote: 2.5mm diameter super mini jack for zoom and rec start/stop
3.5mm diameter mini jack for focus and iris

Monitor, AC Adapter

LCD Monitor: 3.5 inches, LCD color monitor, 210,000 pixels
Viewfinder: 0.44 inches, LCD color viewfinder, 235,000 pixels
AC Adapter: Weight: 160 g
Dimensions: 70 (W) mm x 44.5 (H) mm x 116 (D) mm

In the Box

AC adapter/charger
AC cord
DC cord
Eye cup
5400mAh battery pack
Wireless remote controller with button-type battery
Microphone holder
Shoulder strap,
Ferrite core
Component video cable,
Pin-BNC conversion plug
P2 card software driver install CD-ROM
Panasonic AG-HPX171E manual


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