Panasonic AW-HE870 2/3" 3-CCD HD/SD Convertible Camera
When your production requires a flexible, HD/SD camera that can deliver the highest quality images, the Panasonic AW-HE870 Convertible Camera is designed to deliver exceptional HD quality images with the ability to down convert into an SD format. Equipped with a ?-inch type 3 CCD sensor, the AW-HE870 offers a cost-effective solution that is ideal for mixed HD/SD applications.
Whether you're shooting for reality-television, in-studio newscasts, scientific image analysis, or sports coverage, the AW-HE870 combines its 3 high-performance 2/3" CCDs with its versatile HD/SD functionality to provide operators and rental houses the right tool for those looking for an upgrade path to full-HD shoots.
From the Manufacturer
The Panasonic AW-HE870 2/3" 3-CCD HD/SD Convertible Camera comes equipped with HD-compatible, 2/3 type 3CCD that produces exceptional HD image quality. Its built-in down converter is ideal for use with mixed HD/SD systems and is compatible with 1080i/720p/576i formats. This makes the HE870 a flexible, cost effective choice for rental and other mixed HD/SD applications. In addition, it is equipped with a 2/3 type 3CCD that delivers superb HD image quality. Employing an advanced single-channel transfer system and spatial-offset processing unique to Panasonic, it offers exceptional resolution and reduced moire.
Combining versatile HD/SD functionality, high video quality and cost effectiveness, the HE870 is ideal for use in education, government, houses of worship, corporate boardrooms, staging and much more. Compatible with Panasonic's comprehensive line of high-performance indoor/outdoor pan-tilt systems, the compact HE870 offers a simple upgrade path to HD. Previously installed control systems may require a firmware upgrade to access all of the new camera's features.