VW-HU1

Detachable Handle Unit for the HC-X1500

Product Code: PAN-VWHU1E-K

Suggested Retail Price £200+VAT

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  • Detachable Handle Unit for the HC-X1500
  • Top Handle with Two XLR Inputs
  • Mic, Line, and +48V Phantom Power Switch
  • Dimming LED Light with Diffuser
  • Tally LED, Shoe Mount, Mic Holder

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The VW-HU1 Detachable Handle Unit is a top handle and mic input for the HC-X1500 camcorder. The unit features two 3-pin XLR audio inputs, a microphone holder, a start/stop record button, a zoom rocker, and a built-in LED light.

The VW-HU1 attaches to the top of the camera using its proprietary connector and it's secured by a thumbscrew. The two 3-pin XLR audio inputs feature volume controls and selectable mic/line and +48V phantom power features so you can add two channels of audio to your recording. A mic holder on the top fits a standard shotgun mic for convenience.

Camera controls include a start/stop record button and zoom rocker, and a tally LED indicates when you are recording. The diffused LED light on the front of the unit allows you to illuminate your shot, and also provides dimming control. There is one shoe mount and one mounting thread on top to add additional accessories.

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