AJ-PX800

Ultra Light Weight 3MOS Shoulder-mount Camcorder - body only

Product Code: PAN-AJPX800G

Suggested Retail Price £11,201+VAT

Where to buy

Kit List

View your Kit List

The world's lightest 2/3 type shoulder-type HD camera-recorder with 3 image sensors is ideal for news gathering with high mobility, superb picture quality and network functions. All this at an incredibly low price. It's Panasonic's new all-purpose workhorse.

  • Ultra Light Weight 3MOS Shoulder Camera Recorder (approx. 2.8kg)
  • 2/3 type Interchangeable Lenses
  • High Sensitivity and Low Noise with 2/3 type 3MOS Image Sensors
  • High-Quality Image Processing and Versatile Image Settings
    • CAC (Chromatic Aberration Compensation)
    • DRS (Dynamic Range Stretcher)
    • Advanced Flash Band Compensation (FBC)
    • Gamma: Selectable from 7 modes of gamma curves
    • Digital image settings: H Detail, V Detail, Detail Coring, Skin Tone Detail, Chroma Level, Chroma Phase, Master Pedestal, Knee, Matrix (NORM1/NORM2/FLUO/CINE-LIKE), High Color, White Clip
  • Professional Shooting Functions
    • Scan Reverse: Displays/records images in vertically or horizontally inverted orientation
    • Digital Zoom: 2x/4x digital zoom
    • Shutter: Slow shutter, synchro scan function
    • Optical ND Filters: Four-position (CLEAR, 1/4 ND, 1/16 ND, 1/64 ND)
  • Versatile Shooting Assist Functions
    • User Interface “SmartUI”: User Interface consists of a LCD display and multiple switches. Multiple function can be set easily with minimum operation
    • Focus Assist: “EXPAND” for center zoomed image and “Focus-in-Red” can be displayed on viewfinder
    • Focus Bar: Focus level shown as bar
    • Scene Files/User Files: Scene files let you select either of six preset files from the menu on SmartUI according to the shooting situation and up to eight settings can be stored onto an SD memory card. Up to eight camera setting status can be stored to an SD memory card
    • Gain: Three-position gain selector with a maximum gain value of +42 dB. (Super gain)
    • User Buttons: Frequently used functions can be assigned to the User buttons
    • Shockless White Balance: To enable smooth White Balance mode switching
    • AWB: Auto White Balance with auto tracking white function
    • Audio input level adjustment (front) can be switched on/off and allocated to desired channels
    • WFM / Vectorscope: Simplified waveform and vectorscope display
    • Zebra: Select any two levels from 0% to 109% in 1% steps
    • Mode check: Displays a list of the camera settings
    • Y-GET: Measures brightness at center and displays numerical data
    • The optional CVF15G Color HD Viewfinder, when opened, serves as an LCD monitor
    • Marker Display: Displays a center marker, safety zone marker and frame marker

New Update - Now records broadcast codecs onto fast SD Cards

A new update lets you to use fast SD Cards to record AVC-Intra200 and AVC-Intra100 broadcast codecs. Although these cards are not guaranteed to be as reliable as the Micro P2 Cards the new V60 and V90 rated cards with their high consistent write speeds will be reliable in the field.

Warranty

Warranty information available here

Technology Guides

The AJ-PX800G is a new-generation camera-recorder for news gathering.

It is network connectable and provides superb picture quality, high mobility and excellent costperformance.
Weighing only about 2.8 kg (main unit), the AJ-PX800G is the world's lightest (For a 2/3-type shoulder-type HD camera-recorder with three sensors (as of August 2014)) shoulder-type camera-recorder equipped with three MOS image sensors for broadcasting applications. It also supports AVC-ULTRA multi-codec recording. (Not all AVC-ULTRA formats will be supported)

The picture quality and recorded data rate can be selected from one of the AVC-ULTRA family of codec's (AVC-Intra/AVC-LongG) according to the application. Along with a Low-rate AVC-Proxy dual-codec recording ideal for network-based operation and off-line editing.

Built-in network functions support wired LAN, wireless LAN (For a wireless LAN connection, the AJ-WM30 Wireless Module is required) and 4G/LTE network connections, (4G/LTE module is required from a third party. Availability of this function may vary depends on areas. For details, please visit Panasonic website) enabling on-site preview, uploading data to a server and streaming. The AJ-PX800G is a single-package solution for virtually all broadcasting needs.

Panasonic AJ-PX800GH
AJ-PX800GH

Ultra Light Weight 3MOS Shoulder-mount Camcorder with CVF15 Viewfinder

Bags and Cases

Manfrotto 197 Pro Light Camcorder Case
Manfrotto 197 Pro Light Camcorder Case

Pro Light Camcorder Case 197 for PDW-750,PXW-X500, PMW-350K

Camera Jackets

Manfrotto RC-1 Pro Light camera element cover
Manfrotto RC-1 Pro Light camera element cover

Pro Light camera element cover RC-1 for PDW-750,PXW-X500

Viewfinders

Panasonic Introduces AJ-PX800 2/3

With Exceptional Picture Quality and Wireless Connectivity, Camcorder is Lightweight, Low Power ENG Tool

Ver 36.51

New Features

  1. Main-line recording onto an SDXC/SDHC memory card available on the market, which is supposed to be for use in an urgent situation, has so far been restricted to the codecs at 50Mbps or less. But, to meet the users’ demand, this restriction is removed.
    However, that is not to guarantee the recording and playback operations with SDXC/SDHC memory cards.
  2. Tally control from external devices (e.g. AK-HRP200 ROP) is supported.
    No menus are newly added. This feature works according to the current Tally menu.
    REC_TALLY (Serial communication & IP communication supported)
  3. The following dongle are supported.
    WLAN :D-Link DWA-171(Australia) , LTE :Verizon USB730L (US)

Improvement

  1. The related menus are not displayed so that microP2 B cards are not CPS-formatted by mistake.
  2. The cameras are designed to start installing the firmware update immediately after it is downloaded via P2 Cast, and an improvement is made to this current design. Menu item “Download Only” is added. This menu item can temporarily end the update process once the download is complete when the update command is received from P2 Cast.
  3. In UDP transmission, the communication process of streaming format is improved.
  4. P2 SS becomes unable to be connected, and this problem is fixed.
  5. Improvement in stability at boot-up
  6. System error may occur on rare occasions under the specific conditions, and this problem is fixed.

Ver 36.97

Improvement

  • The firmware version 36.95 released on April 25 had an error.
  • If a clip is copied using the camera, E-36 system error occurs. It was corrected.

Ver 36.95

New Features

  1. P2 Cast additional features support
    • Capability to send Proxy to a server with a specified address
    • The camera receives the location information transmitted via P2 Cast from a mobile phone.
  2. Information about a bonding device such as the state of communication, battery remaining capacity, etc. can be displayed on the camera.
    This function is extended so that the information can be obtained via Live-U central server. Network Profile data is used for this operation, so the P2 Network Setting Software is changed so that the data can be edited.
  3. Additional LTE dongle support
    PIXELA PIX-MT100 (Japan only)
  4. Additional WLAN dongle support
    AJ-WM50MC (China only) PLANEX GW-900D (Japan only)

Improvement

  1. The indicator for remaining card capacity is corrected because it has a problem when the format is AVC-G50/24PN, AVC-G25/24PN or AVC-G12/24PN.

    Symptom

    • For example:Indication of capacity in AVC-G50/24PN
      False: 178 min / True: 145 min
    • Incorrectly indicated remaining capacity on the screen or at PROPERTY
    • A card with little capacity left, normally an un-recordable card, is mistaken as recordable.
  2. The camera cannot be connected with the wireless router by DHCP. This problem is fixed.

Download the latest Firmware and Software

  • 1 x AJ-PX800
  • 1 x Shoulder Strap
  • 1 x Mount Cap

Also Consider

Panasonic AJ-P2AD1
Panasonic AJ-P2AD1

microP2 Adapter

Panasonic AJ-P2M064
Panasonic AJ-P2M064

64GB Professional microP2 Card

Teradek Beam
Teradek Beam

HD-SDI Encoder/ Decoder Pair - V-Mount

LEDGO LG-B308CRK
LEDGO LG-B308CRK

3 x 308C Light Bi-Colour Reporter Kit

Sonnet Thunderbolt Pro P2 Card Reader
Sonnet Thunderbolt Pro P2 Card Reader

Panasonic P2 Memory Card Reader with Thunderbolt ports

Cookies

We use cookies to help us offer you the best online experience. By continuing to use our website/or clicking Accept, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.