The AG-AC30 handheld camcorder with superb low-light functionality and many professional-level features and tools, is the ideal camera for any prosumer. With a list of professional features, the entry-level AC30 is ideal for shooting weddings and other events, web videos, business conferences, exhibits and more. With a list of features that includes a powerful 20X optical zoom, wide-angle 29.1mm lens, LED light for low-light shooting, two-channel XLR audio inputs, simultaneous record or relay record with hot swap and full HD (1080p) recording, the entry-level AC30 is ideal for shooting weddings & other events, web videos, business conferences, exhibits and more.
The camcorder’s advanced functionality is defined by its 29.1mm/F1.8 lens that allows the operator to fit more people and background into the frame, especially useful in narrow spaces. Its powerful 20X optical/40x super-high resolution zoom facilitates shooting scenes that are difficult to access.
The effective area of the AC30’s 1/3.1-inch Back Side Illumination (BSI) sensor has been increased to achieve the high-image-quality of 6.03M effective pixels, producing bright, beautiful shots even in dark places. The sensor’s processing speed is advanced to approximately 1.5 times conventional speed, and a new Noise Reduction function reduces noise for crisp, vibrant FHD images. The built-in LED light - featuring color conversion and diffusion filters and an average illumination of 300 lux at three feet - is ideal for shooting events like nighttime weddings.
With dual SD card slots and the capability to record on both cards simultaneously, the AC30’s Relay Auto Switch functionality provides dependable back-up recording or the ability to switch from one card to the other for extended recording times. The AC30 records in AVCHD to 28Mbps and MP4/MOV to 50Mbps.
The camcorder incorporates Intelligent AF (Auto Focus) with improvements in speed, tracking, and stability. Focus assist functions include focus expand, focus peaking and area mode, which enables focusing in any desired area. Professional assist functions include a histogram display, color bar monitor and zebra pattern.
- 20x optical zoom and 29.5mm wide-angle lens
- Built-in 300 lumen LED light supports low-light shooting
- Hybrid O.I.S+ uses five-axis correction to reduce blurring of image
- Double SD card slots supports simultaneous and relay recording
- Two-channel XLR audio input and HDMI output
- 3.0-inch (type) slide-retractable LCD with touch operation
- Tiltable viewfinder with eyecup