Create and Connect with the Panasonic AG-CX350 4K Pro Camcorder


Capture, stream, and connect with Panasonic's AG-CX350 UHD 4K Camcorder, available at B&H Photo Video. This vanguard in Panasonic's new CX series features a 1"-type sensor for recording HDR-compatible, 10-bit images to dual SD card slots, in formats up to UHD 4K with HD/SD available for legacy projects. Add optional licenses to stream live events using RTMP/RTSP or via the camera's native NDI HX IP support.

Optical features include a wide 24.5mm to 490mm (35mm equivalent) integrated 20x optical zoom lens with discrete FIZ rings, 5-axis image stabilization, aspherical elements, and intelligent autofocus with auto-tracking. Dual outputs enable simultaneous viewing on SDI and HDMI devices, and the 3.2" LCD provides pro-style monitoring with features like daylight viewing, a 3:2 aspect ratio, and timecode and status displays.

Additional pro features you'd expect in a larger camera, such as an internal ND filter wheel, an Ethernet port, dual XLR audio inputs, an adjustable shutter, BNC timecode In/Out for multicam use, and both NTSC and PAL recording at rates up to 120 fps are packed into the compact AG-CX350. Use either your iOS or Android table for wireless camera control or attach a third-party wired remote control for hands-on lens control.

Explore this new Panasonic CX Series camcorder and more at B&H Photo Video and set aside a day for the marvel that is the B&H Photo NYC SuperStore whenever you're in the Big Apple.

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Will the 5-axis stabilization reduce or eliminate the need for an external gimbal? Also, they mention "daylight viewing" with the on board monitor. How bright (NITS) is this monitor? And finally, the writeup mentions recording rates up to 120p. What is the max rate at 4k?

The 5-Axis Image Stabilization is great, but it does not totally replace what a Steadicam or Gimbal system can do.  It is meant more to give you rock solid hand held shots.  For 4K recording you are limited to 60fps.  For 120fps it will be HD only.  Panasonic does not list the exact nits of the monitor, but yes it is bright enough to be used in daylight.


How is the autofocus? Is it contrast detect only?

This camcorder was just announced, so we are still waiting for all the details on it.  However it should have great auto focus.  Currently we know that it will have Intelligent Autofocus with Subject Tracking.  Also you will be able to set a Custom AF function with speeds in 7 steps, sensitivity in 10 steps and the AF selection area can be adjusted.