Electronics giant Panasonic released a series of Varicam cameras by adding two new variants, Varicam HS and Varicam 35, which features a P2 solid recording element. The quick transfer speed of P2 card is up to 2.4 Gbps and 72 minutes of recording time with 4k/25p mode. The flash memory error correction system in the new cameras is almost equal to the RAID system.
Varicam 35 can record two different formats at the same time with its in-camera color grading function, which has 35 MOS image sensor and images that could be handled in various frame rates up to 120 frames per second (fps). This variant camera has the support of different recording formats like 4K and UHD in AVC Ultra 4K, 2K and 1080 HD in AVC-intra 100.
This cam, which is released in the Indian market is priced at 40 lakh.
This Varicam camera can also handle capturing slow motion effects, and offers recording in 240fps HD. This doesn’t need cache memory. This model can be used as a good choice to make documentaries and SFX slow motion applications.