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Panasonic Black High Definition 3D Lens Ready Camcorder - HDC-HS900K

Abt Model: HDCHS900K | UPC Code: 885170040045
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Panasonic Black High Definition 3D Lens Ready Camcorder, Model HDCHS900K

Key Features:

  • Advanced 3MOS System
    Capture colorful and exuberant true-to-life HD footage in any lighting conditions.
  • 1080/60 Progressive Recording
    Create intricate detail and silky smooth motion for a more natural look.
  • 3D Lens Ready
    Capture beautiful 3D images with a convenient, attachable 3D lens. The optional VW-CLT1 3D Conversion Lens is required for shooting 3D images
  • 220GB HDD
    Built-in 220GB HDD allows you to store up to 100 hours of stunning HD video.


  • High Quality Picture & Sound Superb color expression from a high-sensitivity sensor 3MOS Sensor
    The 900 Series and SD800 employ the 3MOS Sensor, with its three-sensor configuration. This provides a resolution of 7.59 million effective motion image pixels (2.53 million x 3). The 3MOS Sensor splits the light information captured by the lens into the three primary colors - red, green and blue - and processes each color with its own individual sensor. This reduces light loss compared to the 1MOS sensor, and renders colors, details and gradation all with intricate detail and natural beauty. This superb color reproduction maximizes the inherent quality of Full-HD progressive images.

  • A bright, high-performance lens. Leica Dicomar Lens
    The 900 Series and SD800 use Leica Dicomar lenses, which are renowned for their ability to render sharp images and excellent shading. They also suppress ghosting, flare, and distortion at the image edges. Even in strong sunlight, these superb lenses maintain high contrast and resolution. A bright new F1.5-F2.8 lens with a 46mm filter diameter has been created for the 900 Series and SD800. Efficient light collection allows the new lens to capture bright, clear images even in dim lighting or at high shutter speeds. This high-end lens brings out all the beauty of Full-HD images. * Leica is a registered trademark of Leica Microsystem IR GmbH, and Dicomar is a registered trademark of Leica Camera AG.

  • Intricate details from Intelligent Resolution Technology. Crystal Engine PRO
    The Crystal Engine PRO instantly processes the huge amount of data that goes into Full-HD images, and further enhances Full-HD quality. It produces smooth, high-resolution zoom shots even when the range exceeds the limit for optical zooming. Crystal Engine PRO clearly delineates even the tiniest details of your subject, with extremely natural beauty. In addition, its Noise Reduction (NR) technology has been completely redesigned. The low-frequency noise that occurs when recording in dim lighting has been further minimized. Compared to previous Panasonic models, noise has been reduced by approximately 45%.* And Intelligent Resolution Technology ensures sharp and crisp pictures, resulting in bright and beautifully colored motion images. * Compared with the HDC-SD700, HDC-TM700, and HDC-HS700

  • Sharpens details and enhances smooth areas. Intelligent Resolution Technology
    The Intelligent Resolution Technology incorporated in the Crystal Engine PRO uses edge detection technology to confirm the edges of objects within the image, then emphasizes the edges for optimal clarity. For example, it brings crisp definition to patterns and the outlines of objects like flowers. Conversely, it reduces noise and enhances the natural smoothness of parts without edges, like the sky. The increased sharpness is especially effective for images with delicate details. This highly advanced technology maximizes the beauty of Full-HD images.

  • Beautiful zoom shots of distant subjects. **New** Intelligent 20x Zoom and HYBRID O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer)
    The 900 Series and SD800 feature an Intelligent Zoom function that goes all the way up to 20x. When using Intelligent Zoom, Intelligent Resolution technology lets you shoot at high zoom rates while preserving the image resolution. You get sharp images of highly detailed objects without the blurry edges. Plus, the 900 Series and SD800 are equipped with HYBRID O.I.S, an image stabilization system that corrects hand-shake blurring by combining the action of its hybrid optical and electrical image stabilization systems. Even when zooming, where hand-shake often occurs, both optical and electrical hand-shake correction make it possible to record beautiful images with approximately 2 times* the hand-shake suppressing effect as conventional models. * Compared with the HDC-SD700, HDC-TM700, and HDC-HS700.

  • Captures large groups, even when shooting from up close. 35mm Wide Angle Lens*
    The 35mm wide-angle lens on the 900 Series and SD800 fit more people and more of the background into the frame than a conventional lens. This is especially handy when you want to take a group photo in a small room. * 35mm camera equivalent

  • Capturing voices over a wide area for a more life-like sound. 5.1-Ch Surround Sound System (HS900/TM900) & Zoom Mic
    The 900 Series is equipped with five electret condenser microphones. The center mic helps capture the sound source and distance accurately, so you get a more 3-dimensional effect. The Zoom Mic function improves noise-reducing performance and handles higher zooming power, allowing you to clearly capture target sounds. You get a realistic sound space that's a perfect match with the true-to-life HD images. * Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. "Dolby" and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.

  • Wide Mode 1x
    Picks up audio from all directions to reproduce a natural, lifelike sound field.

  • Zoom Mode 12x
    In Zoom mode the microphones are linked to the lens action. When you zoom in on a subject, the microphones focus on the sound in that same direction.

  • Shooting Functions Easily save important scenes in 3D. 3D Image Recording*
    When the 3D Conversion Lens is attached, the 900 Series and SD800 produce an effect called visual disparity. Right and left images are captured simultaneously by the two lenses, and recorded using the side-by-side method. To play back 3D videos, simply insert an SD Memory Card in the slot of a Panasonic VIERA 3DTV.** Or you can use an HDMI mini cable to connect the camcorder to a VIERA 3DTV or another 3D TV that is compatible with the side-by-side method. * The optional VW-CLT1 3D Conversion Lens is required for shooting 3D images. ** Some models of VIERA 3DTV may require a firmware update to play 3D images from an SD card. For details, please visit

  • Makes optimal settings automatically for both motion and still images. iA (Intelligent Auto)
    This powerful function senses the shooting conditions and automatically makes the settings and activates functions that will deliver optimal results. With both motion and still images, iA does the bothersome settings for you and makes it easy to capture beautiful, well-focused images. * The functions included in iA may not be applied when conditions do not call for them.

  • Active Mode **New** HYBRID O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer)
    Active mode comes in handy when shooting while walking or playing with your children. The wide correction area corrects even relatively large hand-shake motion. It's especially good for active video shooting.

  • Craft images with intuitive ease. Manual Ring HS900, TM900, SD900
    The manual ring gives you easy, fingertip control over the focus, zoom and exposure settings. You'll find using the ring a much more intuitive, comfortable, user-friendly process than accessing a menu screen. With the manual ring and manual operation, the HD900 Series is a pleasure to use and gives you the freedom to craft unusually expressive images.

  • Zoom
    Just rotate the ring to zoom in and out. You have full control of the zooming speed and can zoom in or out to the precise degree you want.

  • Focus
    Just rotate the ring to focus. You can focus on the exact point you want, even if it's not in the center of the frame. You can also change the focus as you shoot, to get the kind of creative shots you sometimes see in movies.

  • White Balance
    Select from Auto, Indoor, Outdoor and White Set according to the location, weather or type of lighting. You'll always get the best possible coloring even if the light source changes.

  • Shutter Speed
    The shutter speed can be adjusted from 1/24 to 1/8,000 of a second.* Use a high shutter speed when shooting sports events or fast-moving subjects, and you can get clear, sharp, incredible action shots. * In PAL areas, 1/25 to 1/8,000 of a second.

  • Iris
    Use the ring to adjust the aperture to regulate the amount of light let in. You can also use this setting to attain a shallow depth of field, blur the background, or create frames that emphasize the foreground, for creating movie-like expressions.


  • Records Onto: HDD (220GB), SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Sensor: 1/4.1" MOS x 3
  • Total Pixels: 9.15 megapixels (3.05 megapixels x 3)
  • F Value: F1.5(WIDE)/2.8(TELE)
  • Optical Zoom: 12x
  • Intelligent Zoom: 20x
  • Intelligent Zoom OFF: 12x
  • Digital Zoom: 30x / 700x (The maximum value of zoom magnification)
  • Focal Length: 3.45-41.4mm
  • Filter Diameter: 46mm
  • 35mm Film Camera Equivalent:
    • 35.0-420mm (16:9) [Motion Image]
    • 35.7-428mm (3:2), 35.0-420mm (16:9), 38.8-466mm (4:3) [Still Image]
  • Lens Type: Leica Dicomar Lens
  • Image Stabilizer: HYBRID O.I.S. [Optical Image Stabilizer]
  • Still Picture Recording:4:3: 14.2 megapixels (4608 x 3072), 8.6 megapixels (3600 x 2400), 5.5 megapixels (2880 x 1920) [3:2]
  • Still Picture Recording:3:2: 13.3 megapixels (4864x2736), 8.3 megapixels (3840 x 2160), 5.3 megapixels (3072 x 1728) [16:9]
  • Still Picture Recording:16:9: 12.2 megapixels (4032 x 3024), 7.7 megapixels (3200 x 2400), 4.9 megapixels (2560 x 1920), 0.3 megapixels (640 x 480) [4:3]
  • Shutter Speed: Motion Image
    • [60i / 60p] Auto Slow Shutter ON : 1/30-1/8000 OFF : 1/60-1/8000
    • [24P] Auto Slow Shutter ON : 1/24-1/8000 OFF : 1/48-1/8000
  • Shutter Speed: Still Image: 1/2-1/2000, video flash: 1/2-1/500
  • Minimum Illumination:
    • 1.6 lx (1/30 Low Light scene mode)
    • 1 lx (Color Night Rec)
  • Standard Illumination: 1400 lx
  • Focus: Auto/Manual
  • White Balance: Auto/Indoor1/Indoor2/Sunny/Cloudy/White Set
  • Iris: Auto/Manual
  • Backlight Compensation: Yes
  • LCD Monitor: 3.5 Wide LCD ( 460,800 dots)
  • Simultaneous Recording: 13.3 megapixels (4864 x 2736), 8.3 megapixels (3840 x 2160) , 2.1 megapixels (1920x1080) [16:9]
  • Creating Still Picture from Motion Picture: 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080) [16:9]
  • Microphone: 5.1ch Surround, Zoom and Focus Microphone [iFrame] 2ch Stereo
  • Speaker: Dynamic type
  • On-Screen Display Language: English / French / Spanish
  • Flash: Yes
  • Media Remaining Indication: Yes
  • Signal System: 1080 / 60p, 1080 / 60i, 540 / 30p
  • Recording Mode: 1080/60p (28Mbps/VBR),(1920x1080) HA(17Mbps/VBR),(1920x1080) HG(13Mbps/VBR),(1920x1080) HX(9Mbps/VBR),(1920x1080) HE(5Mbps/VBR),(1920x1080)
  • Playback Mode: 1080 / 60p (28Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080) HA (17Mbps / VBR) , (1920 x 1080) HG (13Mbps / VBR) , (1920 x 1080) HX (9Mbps / VBR) , (1920 x 1080) HE (5Mbps / VBR) , (1920 x 1080) iFrame (28Mbps / VBR) , (960 x 540)
  • Image Sensor (Effective)-Motion Image: 7.59 megapixels (2.53 megapixels x 3) [16:9]
  • Image Sensor (Effective)-Still Image:
    • 7.89 megapixels (2.63 megapixels x 3) [3:2]
    • 7.59 megapixels (2.53 megapixels x 3) [16:9]
    • 6.96 megapixels (2.32 megapixels x 3) [4:3]
  • Compression (Recording Format): 1080 / 60p : MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (original format) HA / HG / HX / HE : MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (AVCHD standard compliant)
  • Audio Compression: 1080 / 60p / HA / HG / HX / HE : Dolby Digital (5.1ch) iFrame : AAC (2ch)
  • DPOF: Max. 999 images
  • HDMI: Yes (mini)
  • USB: 2.0 Hi-Speed
  • Microphone (Stereo mini): Yes
  • Headphone (Stereo mini): Yes
  • Accessory Shoe: Yes (Cold)
  • AC Adaptor: Yes
  • USB Cable: Yes
  • Stylus Pen: Yes
  • IR Remote: Yes
  • Included Software: HD Writer AE 3.0
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack: min. 1250 mAh / Lithium-Ion
  • Power Supply: DC7.2V / 9.3V
  • Power Consumption: Max. 7.4W (Recording) / Max. 10.9W (Charging)
  • AV Multi: Yes
  • AV Multi Cable: Yes
  • EVF: Yes
  • AC Cable: Yes
  • DC Cable: included AC Adaptor
  • F Value (with 3D Conversion Lens (VW-CLT1)): F3.2
  • Focal Length (with 3D Conversion Lens (VW-CLT1)): 2.5mm
  • 35mm Film camera Equivalent (with 3D Conversion Lens (VW-CLT1)): 58mm (16:9) [Motion Image]
  • Minimum Illumination (with 3D Conversion Lens (VW-CLT1)): 28 lx (1/30)
  • STANDARD ACCESSORIES (with 3D Conversion Lens (VW-CLT1)): Lens Front Cap, Lens Rear Cap, Lens Pouch

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Camcorder:
    • Height: 2.32"
    • Width: 3.07"
    • Depth: 3.82"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 1 lbs
  • Shipping: 4 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts And Labor


  1. As digital magnification increases, resolution significantly decreases.
  2. Leica Dicomar products are manufactured by using Leica-Certified measuring instruments and quality assurance systems based on rigorous quality standards approved by Leica Camera AG. Leica is a registered trademark of Leica Microsystems IR GmbH and Dicomar is a registered trademark of Leica Camera AG.

Features and specifications are subject to change without notice

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Key Features
Built-in 220GB HDD/ Full HD 1080/60 Progressive Recording/ Advanced 3MOS System/ 3D Lens Ready/ 35mm Wide-Angle Lens/ 12x Optical Zoom/ 20x Intelligent Zoom/ 3.5 " Wide LCD Monitor/ Additional Storage Available With SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards/ Leica Dicomar Lens/ Black Finish
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Storage TypeHigh Definition
LCD Screen Size (inches)3.5" Wide LCD
Total Pixel Count13.3 megapixels
Effective Pixel Count7.59 megapixels
Manual FocusingYes
Optical Zoom12x
Digital Zoom20x
Night ModeYes
Image StabilizationYes
White BalanceAuto/Indoor1/Indoor2/Sunny/Cloudy/White Set
Built In Video LightYes
Mic InputYes
Digtial Still CameraYes
Effective Pixel Count for Still14.2 megapixels
Still Image FormatsJPEG
Computer ConnectivityYes
Included Removeable MemoryNo
Weight With Battery (pounds)1.3 lbs
Width (inches)3.07"
Height (inches)2.32"
Depth (inches)3.82"
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
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