Features and technical details
The Panasonic AG-HPD24PJ is a portable P2 solid-state AVC-Intra recorder featuring native 1080/24p recording with variable frame rates; a super-fast USB 3.0 interface; and 24-bit, four-channel audio recording in AVC-Intra 100/50. With two P2 card slots and battery operation, the HPD24PJ's rugged, half-rack design holds up to the demands of field production, yet it is small and light at 4.41 pounds for easy transport.This ultra-reliable, dedicated deck allows users to playback and review P2 cards on its 3.5", 16:9 LCD screen; manage clip files and metadata; record full resolution, 10-bit 4:2:2 master-quality video content from a wide range of Panasonic and non-Panasonic cameras via its HD-SDI input; and can also backup data onto hard disk drives.The AG-HPD24PJ is ultra versatile, supporting a wide range of high definition and standard definition recording formats including 1080 60i/50i/25p/24p, 720 60p/50p/24p and 480/60i, 576/50i in DVCPRO50, DVCPRO and DV. The unit plays back HD/SD content automatically (no need to change settings) and is internationally operable in 50 Hz or 60 Hz. For 3D production, its 3D sync function offers master-quality, full resolution 3D recording and playback with a high-quality AVC-Intra codec when two units, one for the Left channel and one for the Right channel, are connectedA key feature of the HPD24PJ is its "SuperSpeed" USB 3.0 host interface that allows super-fast transfer rates of up to 1.6 Gbps. Transferring data to low-cost hard disk drives or solid-state drives is achieved quickly and easily with its SuperSpeed USB 3.0. Its HDMI output enables the HPD24PJ to transmit uncompressed digital data to an array of consumer playback devices, including projectors and digital televisions. In addition, when attached to a computer, the USB device mode allows the HPD24PJ to become a two-card P2 drive. Using two 64 GB P2 cards in the HPD24PJ's two card slots, the unit can record for about 128 minutes in AVC-Intra 100 or DVCPRO HD, approximately 256 minutes in AVC-Intra 50 or DVCPRO50, or about 512 minutes in DVCPRO/DV.