The Panasonic HDC-HS80 is a versatile and fully-capable hybrid camcorder for recording a huge amount of HD video with ease. Compact in size yet fully-equipped, the HS80 boasts a 33.7mm Wide-Angle lens with Intelligent 42x Zoom, new HYBRID O.I.S., iA, as well as a spacious 120GB hard drive and slot for SDXC Cards.
With the Panasonic HDC-HS80 you can capture the moment in spectacular 1920 x 1080i HD and in the versatile AVCHD video format. The HS80 features a new Crystal Engine PRO image processor with Intelligent Resolution Technology. This technology detects the edges of objects within the frame and then emphasises these edges to ensure optimum clarity and crisp definition. The technology also reduces noise and enhances the natural smoothness of parts without edges such as the sky.
The HDC-HS80 is equipped with a high-capacity 120GB Hard Drive and you also get the option to store video and stills on to an SD, SDHC or SDXC card. The hard drive lets you record continuously for up to 51 hours and the drive is protected by an Anti-Shock Shield, helping to protect your video in the event of an accidental fall or drop.
Covers a wide range of shooting situations
The Panasonic HDC-HS80 boasts a magnificent 33.7mm wide-angle lens that is ready to get the best from a wide range of shooting situations. The lens allows you to shoot close to the subject and still fit both the subject and the surrounding area into the frame! Plus the HS 80 offers Intelligent Zoom to extend zoom from 32x optical zoom to a powerful, ultra-telephoto 42x zoom. This means you can capture distant subjects and pick out superb detail.
The HDC-HS80 features highly advanced HYBRID O.I.S. technology to counteract unwanted blurring. The powerful correction technology combines optical and electrical image stabilisation systems and detects even the most subtle blurring caused by vertical or horizontal entire arm movement, as well as vertical horizontal wrist movements. The technology corrects this movement using a lens in the optical system and a sensor in electrical system and then uses an unused area of the sensor when zooming. HYBRID O.I.S. helps to suppress image degradation and even works when shooting on the move or when zooming!
High definition video shot with the Panasonic HDC-HS80 not only looks good but it also sounds great too. This is because the camcorder features sophisticated sound recording tools such as an innovative Zoom Mic that follows the camera’s action. For example if you zoom in on a distant subject, the microphone will also follow the lens movement. This helps to accurately capture audio from a particular subject with superb clarity and it helps to reduce surrounding noise to approximately 1/3 (-10 dB) when compared to previous Panasonic camcorders. Plus the HDC-HS80 has Wind Noise Canceller technology that automatically detects and then suppresses wind noise, helping to ensure natural, ambient sound.
Achieve optimal results with ease
With a 2.7” Wide LCD Touchscreen, you can not only frame your shot with ease but you can also control the HS80 with ease. The touchscreen provides straightforward camcorder control – You can quickly zoom in or out with a simple finger movement for example and you can also automatically focus on a selected area of the frame by simply touching it on screen. You can even take a photo during video recording by simply touching the subject on screen.
Panasonic’s iA (Intelligent Auto) mode is readily available to help get the best from both your video and stills and it allows you to point, shoot and still produce great-looking, well-focused images. iA analyses the shooting conditions and automatically activates up to six functions that help deliver the optimal results. These include Face Detection, AF/AE Tracking, Intelligent Scene Selector and Intelligent Contrast Control.
• UK Stock - Product comes directly from Panasonic UK in original manufacturer's packaging and with the correct accessories
• Includes 1 Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
• Free 1 - 2 Day Delivery to UK Mainland Addresses*
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