PTZ camera offers 20X zoom, full HD video capture

Panasonic Solutions Company has unveiled a compact pan/tilt/zoom camera AW-HE120, featuring a fast 20X zoom lens and a three 2.2 megapixel U.L.T. MOS imagers supporting Full HD video capture.

Intended for such demanding applications as sports, staging, house of worship, news and government video, the HE120offers a signal to noise ratio pushing 60dB, 1000 TV lines of resolution, and such features as 16-axis color correction and DRS (Dynamic Range Stretch). The HE120 weighs 6.6lbs, and consumes only 21 Watts at 12 VDC.

Both HD/SD-SDI and HDMI outputs are standard equipment with the HE120, as well as analog component and SD composite. The 20X optical zoom lens covers an extended range of shooting situations, from wide-angle to ultra-telephoto, with 35mm equivalents of 32.1 mm at the wide-angle end to 642.5 mm at the telephoto.

The HE120 will be available in December at a suggested list price of $8,900.00.