Panasonic AG-AC90A AVCHD Camcorder PAL

Panasonic AG-AC90A AVCHD Camcorder PAL
The Panasonic AG-AC90A is a Full HD handheld AVCCAM camcorder with 12x f/1.5 zoom lens.

29.8 mm Wide-Angle/High-Powered zoom lens
1/4.7-inch 3MOS Sensor
High-Sensitivity BSI Type 3MOS Sensors
Easy Operation with Triple Manual Rings and a High-Definition LCD Monitor
High-Quality Recording with AVCHD PS/PH Modes



Supply Voltage: DC 12 V (when the AC adaptor is used), DC 7.2 V (when the battery is used)
Power Consumption: 12.9 W
Operating Temperature: 0oC to 40oC (32oF to 104oF)
Operating Humidity: 10% to 80% (no condensation)
Weight: 1.50 kg (Approx. 3.3 lb/main unit only), 1.78 kg (Approx. 3.9 lb/with battery and an SD card)
Dimensions (W X H X D): 160 x 195 x 350 mm excluding protruding parts (6-5/16 x 7-11/16 x 13-1/16 in)

Camera Section

Pickup Device
1/4.7 type 3MOS image sensor
Effective pixels: Approx. 8,040K (Approx. 2,680K x 3)

Auto Iris optical zoom (Full range AF)
F value (focal length): F1.5 to F2.8 (Focal length; 2.84 mm to 34.1 mm)
35 mm equivalent: Motion picture/Still picture; 29.8 mm to 383.7 mm (16:9)
Minimum focus distance: Approx. 3.5 cm (1.4 inches) (Wide), Approx. 1.2 m (3.9 feet) (Tele)

Filter Diameter: 49 mm
Zoom: 12x optical zoom, 25x i.Zoom, 2x/5x/10x digital zoom

Shutter Speed
1/25 sec. to 1/2000 sec. (auto slow shutter ON)
1/50 sec. to 1/2000 sec. (auto slow shutter OFF)
at 50i/50p/25p motion picture recording, manual mode

Image Stabilizer Function: Optical (hybrid optical image stabilizer, active mode)
Minimum Illumination: Approx. 3 lx (iA mode, auto slow shutter ON)

Memory Card Recorder Section

Recording Format: AVCHD version 2.0 compliant, AVCHD Progressive
Motion Picture Compression: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio Compression: Dolby Digital (5.1ch/2 ch)
Still Picture Recording Format: JPEG corresponding (Design rule for Camera File system, based on Exif 2.2 standard)
Recording Media: SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Video Output

AV Multi Output
Component video output level:
Y: 1.0 V [p-p], 75 Ohm
PB: 0.7 V [p-p], 75 Ohm
PR: 0.7 V [p-p], 75 Ohm
AV video output level:
1.0 V [p-p], 75 Ohm

HDMI Output: HDMI 1080p/1080i/576p

Audio Input/Output

LINE: 2 ch (AV Multi terminal)
HDMI Output: Dolby Digital/Linear PCM
Headphones Output: 3.5 mm stereo mini jack
XLR Input: XLR (3 pin) x 2 (INPUT1/INPUT2),
LINE: 0 dBu
MIC: -50/-60 dBu (switch with the menu)
Microphone: 5.1 ch surround microphone (with zoom/ focus microphone function) / stereo microphone

Other Input/Output

USB: Reader function (No copyright protection support)
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0), USB terminal Type Mini B

Camera Remote: 2.5 mm diameter, super mini jack x 1 (ZOOM, REC S/S)
3.5 mm diameter, mini jack x 1 (FOCUS, IRIS)


Monitor: 8.8 cm (3.5 inches) wide LCD monitor (Approx. 1152 K dots)
Viewfinder: 0.61 cm (0.24 inches) wide EVF (Approx. 263 K dots)

In the Box

Battery pack
Battery charger
AC adapter
AC cable (x 2)
Eye cup
Remote control (Battery built-in)
USB cable
AV multi cable
Lens cap
Shoulder strap
Microphone holder
Input terminal cap (2 caps)
Microphone holder adapter
Microphone holder screws
Panasonic AG-AC90A Manual


Reviewed by 3 Customers
Rating: 5.0
Panasonic AG-AC90A AVCHD Camcorder PAL
Rating: 5.0
By from India on
Best for video shooting in wedding.
Its audio recording is the best as compaired to other cams...
Lightweight, long battery backup.
Due to its small size, it is easy to carry...
Good video recording even in low light....
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Panasonic AG-AC90A AVCHD Camcorder PAL
Rating: 5.0
By from Varkala,Tvm,Kerala,India on
Very good camera in wedding video work,stage programe
Easy use for any time & Long time battery back up
Panasonic AG-AC90A AVCHD Camcorder PAL
Rating: 5.0
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Improved version of the popular AC90, includes the following updates
PM mode
CS mode for cloud service utilization
Allows to copy content from one SD card to another
Date and time superimpose function, ideal for law enforcement and legal depositions
Freeze Frame on video out
Eye-Fi card support
Variable White Balance function
Additional marker displays
Digital Range Stretch (DRS) on/off user button

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