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Panasonic AG-AF101

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Model

Panasonic AG-AF101
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Manufacturer Panasonic Information about Panasonic

Name AG-AF101
European name ?AG-AF101E
US name ?AG-AF100
lowest US price (5990) $
On the market since January 2011
Test preview

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slashCAM rating ?not yet tested
test picture 1200 Lux
Test image 12 lux auto-mode
Video

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Video formats ? AVCHD
Recording Medium SDHC card
SDXC card
video resolutions EU ?AVCHD 1080/60i, 50i, 30p, 25p, 24p
AVCHD 720/60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p
video resolutions US ?AVCHD 1080/60i, 50i, 30p, 25p, 24p
AVCHD 720/60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p
Max Bitrate ?24 Mbit/s
Compression format ? MPEG4
on-board memory ? 
Optics
Optics Manufacturer ? 
Optical Zoom ? 
Wide Angle 16:9 ? 
Filter diameter ? 
Image Stabilization ? 
ND Filter ?3
Exchangable optics ?Yes
Image Sensor
Number of sensors ?1
Size of image sensor ?1/FourThirds inches
image sensor effective pixel count 16:9 ? 
Image Sensor Type ? CMOS
Controls
White Balance ?auto
manual
presets
WB-Shift
Focus ? 
Minimum shutter time ?1/2.000
Maximum shutter time ?1/2
Apperture control ?manual
Infrared recording ?No
Expanded Focus ?Yes
Peaking ?Yes
Signal Processing
Zebra ?50-105%
Histogram ?Yes
adjustable sharpness ?Yes
Adjustable color ?Yes
Cinegamma ?Yes
Black Strech ? 
Knee ?Yes
Colorbars ?Yes
Misc.
Shot Transition ? 
Custom Presets ?Yes
Set Time Code ?Yes
Configuration

Connections
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FBAS ?
synonymous: RCA, composite
Out
YC ?
synonymous: S-Video
No
YUV ?
synonymous: Component Signal
 
HDMI ? Out
DV / HDV (FireWire) ?
synonymous: ILink / IEEE-1394
-
USB ?USB 2.0
Microphone / Audio input ? XLR
Headphones ?Mini-jack
Lanc ? 
Time-code interface ? In
Out
Genlock ?No
Accessory shoe ? Standard
HD-SDI ? Out
Misc.
Weight (without battery) 1300 g
Weight (with battery) 1500 g
Battery type  
Battery capacity  
Charger ?external
Remote control Yes
Size
Height 163 mm
Width 195 mm
Depth 290 mm
Relative Size ?92
Viewfinder
Viewfinder available ?Yes
Color Viewfinder ?Color
Viewfinder format ?16:9
Viewfinder pixels ?1226000 Pixel
Display
Display available ?Yes
Color display ?Color
Display size 3,5 Inch
Display format ?16:9
Display pixels ?920000 Pixel
Touch Screen ?No
External controls
Manual Zoom ? 
Manual Focus ? 
Manual Aperture ? 
Focus switcher ? 
ND Filter ?Yes
Exp Lock ?Yes
Gain ?Yes
White balance ?Yes
Push AF ?No
Audio Levels ?Yes
Custom Keys ?
synonymous: User buttons
3
Audio

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Audio Formats ?Dolby AC-3 Digital 2 channel 48 KHz
Microphone ?external XLR
Audio Control ?manual
Audio levels ?Viewfinder
Screen
Still

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Recording Medium ? 
Medium included ?No
Effective pixels ? 
Resolutions ? 
Standard ? 
Flash ? 
Misc.

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Specials Large Four-Thirds sensorVariable frame ratesInterchangeable Lens
Product Shots

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Test results

Test pictures
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luminance resolution
chrominance resolution
lens distortion
test small ISO image
noise / internal microphone
test picture 1200 Lux
Test image 12 lux auto-mode ?
Test image 12 lux optimized ?
Manufacturers URL Website Panasonic
slashCAM rating
Lowlight ? 
Resolution ? 
Color performance ? 
subj.Picture impression ? 
Optical Zoom ? 
Wide Angle ? 
Configuration / image ? 
Configuration / sound ? 
Handling ? 
Portability ? 
Photo function ? 
Optics ? 
Dynamics ? 
Conclusion slashCAM
slashCAM rating ?not yet tested
Total score ?
(maximal 570)
 
Pros - Large Micro Four Thirds sensor
- Interchangeable lenses
- Dual SD card slot
- HD-SDI Out
- Film Look
Cons - Ergonomics
- 1080i/24p card format
Conclusion Currently (Feb. 2011) the best video DSLR alternative in terms of film look.Thanks to the big and light sensitive micro Four Thirds sensor, interchangeable lenses, ND filter, peaking, XLR audio, HD-SDI, HDMI-out, etc.the Panasonic AG-AF101 combines the advantages of conventional video camcorders and DSLRs.A very good choice for low-budget film-making.
More information

Reviews and Forums
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slashCAM Review
AG-AF101 Review
external reviews/tests philipbloom.net
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Forum posts Panasonic AG AF101 or Canon 1D Mark III [lowlight]?
Panasonic AG-AF100 with Canon EF Adapter
Panasonic AG AF101 is here
SonyPMW-F3 and Canon XLHxx-Fast response to Panasonic AF101?
Philip Bloom is testing the Panasonic AG-AF100/AF-101
Stu Maschwitz on Panasonic AG-AF100/101
New AG-AF100 Footage
Panasonic announces ship date for AG-AF100/101
Panasonic AG-AF100 4 / 3 Inch camcorder with its own website
Panasonic AG-AF100 uncompressed - 4:2:0 via SDI and supposedly no Alias | Wavefront Mayaing
NAB 2010: Panasonic Announces AG-AF100 AVCCAM camcorder with 4 / 3 Inch Sensor


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