The HC-X1000E HD from Panasonic is the world's first camcorder capable of recording 4K 60/50p images onto an SD card. The HC-X1000E supports various recording formats, such as 4K, Cinema 4K, Full HD at 60p/50p/24p frame rates and features a Leica Dicomar lens, a new BSI sensor and the Crystal Engine Pro 4K. This sophisticated camcorder is ideal for professionals shooting documentaries and events.
Panasonic HC-X1000E 4K: Key Features
- 4K Ultra HD video recording
- High-bit rate recording
- LEICA Dicomar lens
- Triple manual ring
- Tiltable viewfinder with eyecup
- ND filter
4K Video Recording with Mobility
The HC-X1000 is a full-fledged 4K camcorder supporting various recording formats, like 4K/Cinema 4K/ Full-HD, frame rates including 60p/50p/24p and a host of professional functions. Its 4K resolution produces stunning, lifelike images, and its compact body adds agile mobility. Ideal for professionals shooting documentaries and events.
Versatile Recording Formats and Bit Rates
Versatile recording formats and bit rates prepare theHC-X1000 for use in a wide range of applications. The AVCHD recording format is joined by MOV and MP4 for quick and easy editing. Full-HD recording employs ALL-Intra compression for a maximum bit rate of 200 Mbps. This brings outstanding quality to image production.
Leica Dicomar Lens
In addition to rendering crisp images, this remarkable lens produces the subtle nuances and shading that Leica lenses are renowned for.
1/2.3” BSI Sensor
Increasing the readout speed of this sensor has made it possible to handle large-volume 4K data at a fast 60 fps/50 fps.
Crystal Engine Pro 4K
This high-speed LSI processes the massive volume of 4K data quickly and accurately while reducing noise.
20x Zoom with 4-Drive Lens System
In spite of its many professional functions, such as the Triple Manual Ring, ND Filter, and Dual SD Card Slot, this compact design - thanks to its 4-Drive Lens System - enables stable, handheld shooting. Ideal for field work where mobility is a must.
Compact lenses and a space-saving drive range are achieved by driving each of the four lens groups separately, to fit a 20x optical zoom in such a compact body. This clearly shows in professional applications, such as sports scenes, captured in 4K detail with the 20x optical zoom.
4K Video Recording
With four times the resolution of Full-HD, the HC-X1000 records in 4K (3840 x 2160) and Cinema 4K (4096 x 2160) formats. This delivers true-to-life images for a wide variety of shooting situations, in extremely high detail.
High-Speed, High-Precision AF
Comfortable, higher-quality 4K recording is achieved by maintaining the AF drive frequency at 60 Hz/50 Hz to improve focus speed, stability and tracking performance.
Background Recording (Full-HD only)
One SD card can be set in Slot 2 to record continuously, and another SD card can be set in Slot 1 to record necessary scenes by turning REC on and off. This prevents important scenes from being missed when REC is turned off.
Two SD card slots allow to record data at the same time onto both SD cards, so you don’t have to worry about losing data.
When the first card reaches full capacity, the system automatically and seamlessly switches to the second card.Note: * The voice is interrupted for approximately one second during device switching.
ND filters are built into the lens to suppress the amount of incident light. The filters can be selected (1/4, 1/16, 1/64, or OFF) to match the shooting environment. This is convenient, for example, when you want to shoot at a slow shutter speed in bright daylight. Also, when opening the aperture, you can attain high resolution and a shallow depth of field.
0 Lux Night Mode
Infrared rays and IR-LED lighting let you shoot in the dark (0 lux). You can shoot clear images even when observing animals at night.
Focus Peaking/Focus Expand
Focus Peaking is displayed in a selectable colour for easy manual focusing, and Focus Expand increases magnification up to 10x with multi-function dial control. Use them together to check the focus at a glance.
Area Mode Function
You can choose the focus area by touching any part of the screen. AE/AF operation continues at the selected position.
Displays a graph with brightness indicated on the horizontal axis and the number of pixels expressing that brightness level on the vertical axis. More precise exposure adjustment can be made by viewing the histogram.
A striped pattern appears over excessively bright areas in the viewfinder and LCD, warning you to adjust lighting or exposure.
Colour Bar Monitor
The built-in colour bar monitor enables you to control the colour accuracy. For editing reference, the bar can be included in the recording.
Picture adjustment is possible in many ways - contrast, chroma level, exposure, sharpness etc. This creates natural colouring and delicate nuances.
Triple Manual Rings
In spite of the HC-X1000's compact body, features such as a focus ring, zoom ring, and iris ring on the lens barrel meet professional needs. This enables speedy and intuitive camera work.
Illuminating LED Ring
The illuminating LED ring allows people to verify more easily that recording is in progress, making the shooting smoother. The user can turn the illumination on or off.
2-Channel XLR Audio Input Terminals
The HC-X1000 comes with 2-channel XLR audio input terminals for external mic or line recording. It also has a +48 V phantom power supply. This enables the use of professional-spec, high-performance microphones for recording high-quality sound.
High-Speed HDMI Cable Included
Display high-resolution 4K 60p/50p videos on a 4K VIERA TV by simply connecting the provided high-speed HDMI cable. * With HDMI connection to a Full-HD TV, the HC-X1000 can supply down-converted signals.
To offer more flexible usage, the HC-X1000 complies with XLR Microphone (AG-MC200G), High Capacity Battery Pack (VW-VBD58), LED Video Light (VW-LED1) and more. The expansive flexibility of HC-X1000 goes far beyond the limit of camcorder.
Control and monitor the HC-X1000 in real time from a distance by using the Panasonic Image App on a smartphone or tablet device.
A simple touch is all it takes to connect your HC-X1000 with your smart device thanks to the NFC standard.
Easy QR Code Connection
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QR codes are also provided for use by those who don’t have an NFC compatible phone.
Buy Now Pay Later
With our no deposit Buy Now Pay Later option, pay nothing for six months when you spend £250 or more, then either settle the cash price in full by paying a £29.00 settlement fee, or choose to spread the cost over 36 months at 19.9% APR Representative. Please see the repayment example below to see how much purchasing this item on finance would cost.
|Item Value (Cash Price)
|Total Amount Credit
||35 x £58.68
|Total Amount Payable
|Annual Rate of Interest
Are you eligible for finance?
Applicants must be:
- Aged 18 years or older from the application date
- In permanent UK residence for a minimum of three years
- Fulfil at least one of the following employment criteria:
- In regular, permanent employment.
- Retired from regular employment - With a minimum age of 50.
- Not working through disability.
Note: All applicants will be subject to a credit reference check by the lender.
Credit is subject to application and status. Warehouse Express Ltd trading as Wex Photo Video act as credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance act as the lender.
Can I repay early? If so how?
No repayments are scheduled in the initial six-month deferral period. However, it is possible to pay off the loan, either by way of a lump sum or in smaller amounts. If the loan is fully repaid within the six-month deferral period, then no interest is payable, but a £29.00 early-settlement will be incurred. Such repayments may be made to Barclays Partner Finance by cheque, debit card or standing order. Unfortunately it is not possible to set up a direct debit within the deferral period. Further information on how to make such repayments will be set out in the loan agreement pack provided by Barclays Partner Finance.
What happens if I don't repay within the first six months (deferral period)?
Following the six month deferral period, Barclays Partner Finance will initiate a monthly direct debit payment for the remaining duration of the loan. Interest will be charged at a rate of 19.9% APR on outstanding balances (backdated to the first date of the loan). Late payment penalties and early repayment charges will apply from this point. Barclays Partner Finance will send a reminder letter approximately one month before the six month deferral period is due to elapse. Note: If you chose to spread the cost and pay monthly, interest is charged from the start of the loan, not from the start of the repayment period.
What will I receive from the finance provider (lender)?
Barclays Partner Finance will send a loan agreement pack approximately four weeks after delivery of the goods, confirming that the account has been activated and, from this point, it is possible to make repayments against the loan.
For further information on how our finance product work, see our Finance help section.
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† Once your application has been accepted, usually within minutes, we will immediately dispatch your equipment.