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Panasonic® Full HD Camcorder-HC-W580K

Model #: HC-W580K
250946
Panasonic Electronics
At a Glance

The Panasonic W580 Full HD 1080p handheld camcorder brings the joy of video creation to life with innovative features like multi-camera scene picture-in-picture recording via a second built-in camera, or by adding a WiFi link to a mobile device the camera to increase creative possibilities.

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The Panasonic W580 Full HD 1080p handheld camcorder brings the joy of video creation to life with innovative features like multi-camera scene picture-in-picture recording via a second built-in camera, or by adding a WiFi link to a mobile device the camera to increase creative possibilities. A 50x optical zoom with 5-axis image stability and up to 90x intelligent zooming get you close to the action, plus an exclusive High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode brings imaging to life by reclaiming the highlights and shadows lost by most compact camcorders.

Level Footage at All Times

The Level Shot function automatically detects and corrects camera tilt to let you record confidently. * Not available with 4K mode.

Clear, Blurless Results

HYBRID O.I.S.+ and 5-axis correction thoroughly suppress blurring caused by unwanted handheld shaking.

HDR (High Dynamic Range) Movie

By combining two images taken with different exposures, blown highlights and blocked shadows are eliminated. A dedicated HDR button enables quick mode changes.

28mm Wide-Angle

Fit more people into any shot to capture group images with ease, even in small rooms.

90x Intelligent / 50x Optical Zoom

Bring distant subjects in close with 90x Intelligent Zoom and a sharp, clear 50x Optical Zoom.

Twin Camera Function

A rotatable second camera is included to let you record two angles at once as a picture-in-picture effect.

Wireless Multi Camera

Built in Wi-Fi links up to three smartphones simultaneously to record picture-in-picture from multiple angles

Product Highlights

  • Super-sharp Full HD 1080p recording.
  • Intelligent 90x zoom and 5-axis Hybrid Optical Image Stabilization provide maximum handheld stability.
  • WiFi and NFC enabled for quickly sharing content and controlling camcorder features remotely.
  • Built in Twin Camera plus WiFi mobile device features add multi-camera scene picture-in-picture recording.
  • Exclusive High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode reduces the overly high-contrast look created by overexposed and underexposed shooting conditions.
  • High Precision AF mode improves focusing while zooming, panning and shooting moving subjects.
Specifications

Sensor For Main Camera

Image Sensor1/5.8-inch BSI MOS Sensor
Total Pixels2.51 megapixels

Effective Pixels

Motion Image2.20 megapixels [16:9] (O.I.S. Standard Mode, Level Shot Function OFF)
Still Image1.67 megapixels [3:2]; 2.20 megapixels [16:9]; 1.70 megapixels [4:3]

Image Sensor

Total Pixels2 megapixels

Lens For Main Camera

F ValueF1.8 (WIDE) / F4.2 (TELE)
Optical Zoom50x
Focal Length2.06 – 103 mm

Camera Equivalent

Motion Image (16:9)28.0 - 1740 mm [16:9] (O.I.S. Standard Mode, Level Shot Function OFF)
Still Image33.6 – 1714 mm [3:2]; 28.0 – 1740 mm [16:9]; 34.0 – 1766 mm [4:3]
Lens BrandPanasonic Lens

Lens For Sub Camera

F ValueF2.8
Focal Length2.48 mm

Camera Equivalent

Motion Image30.6 mm

Camera Section

Standard Illumination1400 lx
Minimum Illumination4 lx (Scene Mode Low Light 1/30), 1 lx (Night Mode (Color))
FocusAuto / Manual

Zoom

Intelligent Zoom OFF62x (O.I.S. Standard Mode, Level Shot Function OFF)
Intelligent Zoom ON90 x (O.I.S. Standard Mode, Level Shot Function: OFF)
Digital Zoom150x / 3000x (The maximum value of zoom magnification can be set in two patterns)
White BalanceAuto / White Set / Sunny / Cloudy / Indoor1 / Indoor2

Shutter Speed

Still Image1/2 – 1/2000
IrisAuto / Manual
Image StabilizerHYBRID O.I.S.+ with Active Mode, O.I.S. Lock, Level Shot Function
HDR Movie (Except 4K Mode)Yes
Creative Control (Except 4K Mode)Miniature Effect, Silent Movie, 8mm Movie, Time Lapse Rec

Motion Image

Auto Slow Shutter ON1/30 – 1/8000
Auto Slow Shutter OFF1/60 – 1/8000

Recording Section

Recording MediaSD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card
Recording Format[AVCHD] AVCHD Progressive
Compression MethodMPEG-4 AVC/H.264

Recording/ Playback Mode

AVCHD1080/60p (28Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60p)
AVCHDPH (24Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)
AVCHDHA (17Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)
AVCHDHG (13Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)
AVCHDHE (5Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)
MP41080p/60p(50M) (50Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
MP41080p/60p(28M) (28Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
MP4720p/30p(9M) (9Mbps / VBR), (1280 x 720)
iFrame960 x 540/30p (28Mbps / VBR)
Actual Recordable Time with Supplied BatteryApprox. 1 h 10 min (60p mode)
Actual Recordable Time with Supplied BatteryApprox. 1 h 10 min (PH mode)
Actual Recordable Time with Supplied BatteryApprox. 1 h 10 min (HA mode)
Actual Recordable Time with Supplied BatteryApprox. 1 h 10 min (HG mode)
Actual Recordable Time with Supplied BatteryApprox. 1 h 10 min (HE mode)
Actual Recordable Time with Supplied BatteryApprox. 1 h 05 min (MP4 50M)
Actual Recordable Time with Supplied BatteryApprox. 1 h 10 min (MP4 28M)
Actual Recordable Time with Supplied BatteryApprox. 1 h 20 min (MP4 720p)
Actual Recordable Time with Supplied BatteryApprox. 1 h 20 min (iFrame)
Thumbnail Display20 thumbnails/page, 9 thumbnails/page, 1 thumbnail/page
Microphone2ch Stereo, Zoom Microphone
SpeakerDynamic type

Audio Recording System

AVCHDDolby Digital (2ch)
iFrame, MP4AAC (2ch)

Still Image Section

Recording FormatJPEG (DCF/Exif2.2)

Recording Image Size

Still Image[16:9] 10 megapixels (4224 x 2376), 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080)
Still Image[3:2] 7.7 megapixels (3408 x 2272), 2.0 megapixels (1728 x 1152)
Still Image[4:3] 7.4 megapixels (3136 x 2352), 0.3 megapixels (640 x 480)
Simultaneous Recording[16:9] 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080)

General Section

Power Supply3.6V (Battery) / 5.0V (AC Adaptor)
Power ConsumptionMax. 5.4W (Recording) / Max. 7.7W (Charging)
Dimensions (W x H x D)Approx. 60 x 62 x 129 mm (2.362 x 2.441 x 5.079 inch)
Weight (w/o battery and SD card)Approx. 264g (0.582 lb)
LCD Monitor3.0-inch Wide LCD monitor (460,800 dots)
Touch PanelYes

Interface

AVYes
HDMIYes (mini)
USB2.0 Hi-Speed
USB ChargYes
Lens CoverYes (Auto)

Wi-Fi

StandardIEEE 802.11b/g/n
Frequency2.4GHz band

Standard Accessory

AC AdaptorYes
DC CableYes (USB Type
Rechargeable Battery PackYes (1,940mAh)
HDMI CableYes (mini)
USB CableYes
Editing SoftwareHD Writer LE 3.1 (Download)

Misc. Specs

Depth (in.)5.08
Width (in.)2.36
Height (in.)2.44
Digital Zoom150x / 3000x
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