Panasonic AG-HVX204AER DVCPRO HD Camcorder PAL

Panasonic AG-HVX204AER DVCPRO HD Camcorder PAL
The AG-HVX204AER offers all the invaluable features of the popular AG-HVX200E and
adds a higher-resolution 3-CCD imager and improved image performance.



Supply Voltage: D C 7.2 V / 7.9 V
Power Consumption: 11.6 W (when viewfinder is used),
12.0 W (when LCD monitor is used)
MAX 14 W
Operating Temperature: 0 C to +40 oC
Operating Humidity: 10 % to 85% (no condensation)
Weight: A pprox. 2.5 kg excluding battery and accessories
Dimensions (WxHxD): 168.5 mm x 180 mm x 390 mm


Pick-up Device: 3CCD (1/3-inch interline transfer type and progressive modes supported)
Lens: LEI CA DI COMAR lens with optical image stabilizer,
motorized/manual mode switching,13 x zoom,
F1.6 to F 2.8 (f= 4.2 mm to 55 mm)
(35mm equivalent: 30.3 mm to 394 mm)
Optical Colour Separation: Prism system
ND Filter: 1/8, 1/64
Gain Selection: 50i/50p mode: 0/+3/+6/+9/+12/+18 dB
(when using slow shutter, 0 dB fixed)
25p/25pN mode: 0/+3/+6/+9/+12 dB
(when using slow shutter or VFR rate of less than 25p: 0 dB fixed)
Frame Rate: variable 12/18/20/23/25/27/30/32/37/48/50 fps (frame/sec)
Shutter Speed: 50i/50p mode: 1/50(OFF) sec., 1/60sec., 1/120sec., 1/250sec.,
(Preset) 1/500 sec., 1/1000 sec., 1/2000 sec.
25p/25pN mode: 1/25sec., 1/50(OFF) sec., 1/60sec., 1/120sec.,
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.
Aperture Angle: 10o to 350o (Shutter Angle is selectable under Film Cam Mode.)
Slow Shutter Speed: 50i/50p mode: 1/25 sec., 1/12 sec.
25p/25pN mode: 1/12 sec.
Minimum Luminance: 3 lx (F1.6, +12 dB gain, at 1/25 shutter)
Lens Hood: Large lens hood with wide view angle
Filter Diameter: 82 mm

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

Sampling Frequency: Y : 74.25 MHz, PB/PR: 37.125 MHz
Quantizing: 8 bits
Compression: Compression ratio 1/6.7, DCT + variable length code
Recording Bit Rate: 100Mbps
Audio P2 General (DVCPRO HD, 1080i/720p)
Sampling Frequency: 48 kHz / Quantizing 16 bits / 4ch
Frequency Characteristics: 20 Hz ro 20kHz

Memory Card

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

VTR part General

Recording Format: DI gital Video SD
Tape Format: Mini DV cassette (6.35mm width metal evaporated tape)
Recording Video Signals: 576/50i(PAL Digital Video, Standard Definition),
576/25p mode (all convert to 576/50i and record)
Frame Rate: 50i, 25p
Recording Audio Signals: PCMdigitalrecording, 16bits: 48kHz/2chor12bits: 32kHz/4ch
Wow & Flutter: Below measurable limits
Recording Tracks; D igital video / audio signals: helical track
Time code: helical track (sub-code area)
Tape Speed: SP mode: 18.831mm/sec., LP mode: 12.568mm/sec.
Recording Time: SP mode: 63 min. (When using AY -DV M63MQ)
FF/Rew Time: A pprox.140 sec. (when AY -DV M63MQ is used)

Video Connectors

Video Out: A nalogue component, Y: 1.0Vp-p , 75 Ohm, PB/PR: 0.7Vp-p , 75 Ohm
Video In/Out: Pin Jack x 1, Analogue composite, 1.0Vp-p , 75 Ohm
(In/out automatically switched, Input DV tape mode only)
S-video In/Out: 4-pin, Y/C Y: 1.0Vp-p , 75 Ohm, C: 0.3Vp-p , 75 Ohm
(In/out automatically switched, Input DV tape mode only)
Component Analogue Out: D -Connector for HD Images

Audio Connectors

XLR In: XLR (3 pin) x 2 (Input 1/Input 2), Input: High impedance
Line: 0dBu, MIC: -50/ -60 dBu (selectable in menu)
Line In/Out: Pin Jack x 2 (Input 1/Input 2), (automatically switched),
I n: High impedance 316mV, Out: 600 Ohm, 316mV
Internal Microphone: Stereo Microphone
Phones: Stereo Mini jack (3.5mm diameter)
Internal Speaker: 28mm round shape x 1

Other Connectors

IEEE 1394: 4-pin Digital input/output, based on IEEE 1394 standard
USB: T ype mini B connector (USB ver.2.0)
Camera Remote: Zoom, Rec (Start/Stop) Super Mini jack (2.5mm diameter)
Focus Iris, Mini jack (3.5mm diameter)
DC Input: 2P x 1, 7.9V

Monitor, AC Adapter

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

In the Box

AC adapter/charger
AC Cord
DC Cord
Battery (5400mAH)
Wireless remote controller (Button-type battery)
Microphone holder
Eye cup
Shoulder strap
Ferrite core
Component Video cable
Pin-BNC conversion plug
P2 card software driver install (CD-ROM )
Panasonic AG-HVX204AER manual


Reviewed by 1 Customers
Rating: 5.0
Rating: 5.0
By from kenya on
i got this camera for three weeks now its excellent camera better in low light than sony z1e i have both. the only problems many web site say is a full hd 1920 1080 of which not the truth it records only 1440 1080

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