Panasonic AW-HE40 comes with a 1/2.3-inch MOS sensor and outputs over HDMI. It is an ideal PTZ camera for recording on multiple locations to reduce production costs and experience reduced stress.
It has a 4.3 to 129mm zoom lens with an optical zoom of 30x and a digital zoom of 16x. With its 1.4x digital extender, you can zoom properly to get the most satisfactory result. It boasts of a Dynamic Range Stretch (DRS) function, which helps in reducing blown highlights, and blocked shadows. recording in the dark is not a problem with this camera, thanks to its Night Mode that guarantees perfect capturing of sharp images in monochrome. It supports audio input so that you can add audio to the captured video.
Our Take On AW-HE40
The AW-HE40 is compatible with PoE+, hence, you can use one LAN cable for its powering. You will like the pan-tilt head, which guarantees fast, fluid, and accurate movement in every direction. Hence, you won't have issues capturing fast- and slow-moving objects devoid of too much bounce as well as vibration. You can enable the Freeze During Preset function if you desire to freeze the video when carrying out preset playback. Its Dynamic Range Stretch (DRS) function reduces detail blocking in poorly lit areas and too much exposure in highlights. It has the High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode so that you can capture optimally.
Moreover, this camera enables you to create high-visibility videos even if you shoot under various exposure times. Black defects and halation are corrected under backlit circumstances for maximum effectiveness. With its Hybrid 2D/3D Digital Noise Reduction (Hybrid DNR) feature, flawless image capturing is possible without many afterimages, even in poorly lit areas. You can switch to Night Mode to shoot when the light condition is very low for maximum effectiveness. It will automatically switch to the Night Mode when it detects the levels of lighting in the shooting area. It supports encoding, embedding, and audio input so that your productions will be of high quality.
Also, you can blend its mic/line input with the HDMI, HD-SDI, and streaming outputs making the recording, mixing, and transmission a piece of cake. The pan/tilt speed adjustment is from 2 to 4 steps while the preset memory reaches 100 positions. You can assign functions like digital extender zoom, freeze during preset, as well as color temperature settings to user buttons on discretional Panasonic controllers. With its RS422 remote terminal, you can control up to five units from a controller through serial control. Also, you can control seven units through a daisy chain connection, thanks to the RS232C remote terminal.
|Image Sensor :||1/2.3" Type MOS|
|Focus Distance:||Entire zooming range: 3.9' / 120 cm|
|Image Resolution:||VGA (640 x 480) (16:9 Letterbox: 640 x 320), QVGA: (320 x 240) (16:9 Letterbox: 320 x 180)|
|Pan/Tilt Speed:||Maximum 90°/sec|
|Tilt Range:||-30 to 90°||Weight:||3.3 lb / 1.5 kg|
Included in the box:
- Panasonic AW-HE40 Camera
- Mounting Bracket
- AC to DC Adapter