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Goodman's Guide To The Panasonic HDX900
Goodman's Guide To The Panasonic HDX900

List Price: $150.00
Price: $150.00

Product Code: HDX900


By Robert M. Goodman

Panasonic announced the immediate availability of a comprehensive field guide to the many features and functionality of its AJ-HDX900 2/3" multi-format DVCPRO HD camcorder. "Goodman's Guide to the Panasonic AJ-HDX900" is an easy-to-use manual written from an operator's perspective by veteran cinematographer Robert Goodman.
The Guide is designed to help operators of the HDX900 camera quickly master its four modes of operation and the unique workflows that it offers. Like all of the Goodman's Guides in the series, the new HDX900 manual helps users maximize camera performance and make their productions more efficient and higher quality, saving them time and money.
The 252-page manual details the unique feature sets and menu options of the HDX900 camera, complete with full color still images captured with the camera, color-coded icons for easy subject identification, and fold-out menu trees that explain all of the operational settings and options in detail. All images are also included on the CD ROM that is packaged with the Guide.
In addition to specific postproduction workflow options for working with the HDX900 camera, other highly detailed sections in the manual include: "What's That?", Camera Controls, Imaging, Recording Options, Lenses, Monitoring, and Audio Controls. The Guide also discusses new technologies available in the HDX900 such as dynamic range stretch, built-in down conversion and the RC10 remote control unit.
One "Goodman's Guide to the Panasonic AJ-HDX900" is offered free of charge to all current and future HDX900 customers. To obtain a manual, a HDX900 customer can simply fill out the registration form available at (under the "Support & Resources" section).
Additional manuals are available at a suggested list price of $125, inclusive of the CD ROM.
About the AJ-HDX900
An indispensable, cost-effective tool for global content creators, the AJ-HDX900 DVCPRO HD camcorder supports 1080 59.94i/50i/29.97p/25p/23.98p/23.98pA and 720 59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/23.98p recording. The HDX900 features a native 16:9, 2/3" HD, 1-million pixel 3-CCD system that assures stunning images and produces a high sensitivity of F10 (at 2000 lux) and outstanding low-light shooting down to 0.032 lux (at+62 dB gain). It is equipped with 14-bit A/D DSP circuits that provide optimum picture quality, color reproduction and luminance gradation. The HDX900 offers superior 4:2:2 color sampling and independent frame compression. The well-balanced camcorder offers impressive built-in, image-enhancing features including three Cine-like gamma modes to replicate the look and feel of film, and is compatible with a wide range 2/3" quality lenses and accessories.
Additional Info
    • Publisher: AMG Media
    • Page Count: 252