Product Code : AGAC90AEN
- Slide-Retractable LCD Touch Panel
- Highly Functional Controls
- Large-Capacity Battery Included
- High-Sensitivity BSI Type 3MOS Sensors
- Three Manual Rings - Zoom, Focus, Iris
- 5-Axis Hybrid Hand-Shake Correction
- Intelligent Zoom and Digital Zoom
- Professional AVCHD Support for a Variety of Modes
- XLR Input and Other Professional Audio Features
- Professional Interfaces and Design
- Eye-Fi Card for Wireless Connection
- Dual Memory Card Slots with Direct Copy Function between Memory
Lithium Ion Battery (5400mAh)
Panasonic's AG-AC90A AVCCAM combines the high image
quality, advanced functions and easy operation that professionals
demand in a stylish, easy-to-handle design. It features an F1.5
lens that extends from 29.8mm wide-angle to 12x zoom, and
high-sensitivity, high-image quality (backside illumination type)
3MOS image sensors.
In addition to high-quality professional PS/PH mode (1920 x 1080)
recording, the AG-AC90A supports PM mode (1280 x 720) and
low-bit-rate CS mode (720 x 576) for delivery over a network. When
combined with an Eye-Fi card, it fits right into production
workflows that use networks to transfer data files to PCs and
upload to cloud servers.
Other professional operating features include Triple Manual Rings
(focus, zoom and iris), XLR Microphone/Audio Inputs, and remote
terminals to provide the system capabilities that professional
Slide-Retractable LCD Touch Panel
This versatile LCD serves as a high-definition, approx. 1,152,000
dots monitor and menu-setting touch panel. When not in use, it
slides into the handle front for extra mobility and safety.
It also rotates 270 degrees vertically for easy high-angle,
low-angle and self-interview shooting.
Highly Functional Controls
The control panel offers both multifunctional versatility and easy
operation. Frequently used functions have large, distinct buttons
in an easy-to recognize layout. Large audio level dials are also
designed for both safety and operating ease.
Large-Capacity Battery Included
A large-capacity 5,400 mAh battery comes included, to give you
around 6 hours of continuous shooting in PH mode.
Triple Manual Rings
Focus, zoom and iris rings are positioned on the lens barrel. This
enables speedy and intuitive camera work.
XLR Mic/Line Input
The AG-AC90A comes equipped with 2-channel XLR audio input
terminals for external mic or line recording use. It also has a 48
V phantom power supply.
29.8mm wide-Angle Zoom
The zoom lens combines F1.5 (at the widest angle) high spped and
29.8mm (35mm equivalent)wide-angle with high-powered 12x optical
zooming.Nano Surface Coating minimizes ghosts and flaring.
29.8mm Wide Angle to 12x Zoom Lens
This high-powered zoom lens can be used in all areas from
news gathering to image production field. It goes from 29.8
mm (35 mm equivalent) wide-angle to 12x zoom. Panasonic's
unique Nano Surface Coating minimizes ghosts and flaring, and the
high-speed F1.5 (at the widest angle) enables extremely clear image
High-Sensitivity BSI Type 3MOS Sensors
Three (RGB) 1/4.7 type MOS image sensors have an effective pixel
count of 2,680,000 pixels. In addition to high BSI (backside
illumination) sensitivity and excellent 3MOS colour reproduction,
4x dense pixel shifting technology achieves high resolution.
This lets you record high-quality Full-HD (1920x1080) images even
in dim lighting. The image processing circuit, which is tuned for
professional use, produces highly natural gradation and detail.
Three Manual Rings - Zoom, Focus, Iris
The lens barrel is equipped with manual rings for focus, zoom and
iris to enable speedy and intuitive camera work.
5-Axis Hybrid Hand-Shake Correction
The AG-AC90A features 5-Axis Hybrid OIS (Optical Image
Stabilizer/hand-shake correction). This powerful image stabilizer
combines the advantages of both optical and electronic systems to
ensure stable handheld shooting.
Intelligent Zoom and Digital Zoom
Intelligent Zoom gives you seamless zooming up to 25x magnification
while minimizing decreases in resolution. A 2x/5x/10x Digital Zoom
is also featured.
Combining the optical zoom and Intelligent Zoom, this provides an
ultra-telephoto range up to 250x.
Seven User Buttons
User buttons one to three are hardware buttons, and User buttons
four to seven are touch panel controls. Seven functions out of a
total of twelve (Push AF, Backlight Compensation, Spotlight
Compensation, Black Fade, White Fade, ATW, ATW Lock, Digital Zoom,
Histogram Display, Rec Check, Last Clip Delete, and Menu) can be
allocated to these buttons.
Focus Assist and Push AF
The Focus Assist (Focus in Red) button shows when your subject is
in focus by outlining subject edges in red on the LCD monitor.
Push AF activates the AF function while in Manual mode with the
press of a button (allocated to an User button). This provides
handy support for manual focusing.
Scene File Function for Advanced Image Quality
The six preset scene settings allow immediate response to a variety
of shooting situations. The following settings can be freely
changed and saved over the preset values.
DRS (Dynamic Range Stretcher):
Suppresses blocked shadows and blown highlights by
visually expanding the dynamic range. This function can be assigned
to the user button.
7 Mode Gamma:
Allows selection from seven gamma curves: HD NORM/LOW/SD
NORM/HIGH/B.PRESS/CINE-LIKE D/CINE-LIKE V.
H detail level, V detail level, detail coring and skin tone detail,
chroma level, chroma phase, colour temp and master pedestal, auto
iris level, knee (LOW/MID/HIGH), matrix
Professional Camera Functions
Displays two zebra patterns (blown highlight warning) and a marker
(brightness level percentage).
Outputs a colour bar image and test tone audio.
DISP/MODE CHK Button:
Shows mode settings at a glance.
Auto Slow Shutter:
Allows the shutter to automatically slow down to brighten dark
Adjusts up to a maximum speed of 1/2000 sec.
Allows the selection from ATW, P3.2K, P5.6K or VAR (variable
between P2.4K and P9.9K). Two manual settings (A/B) can be stored
The AG-AC90A detects the shooting conditions and automatically
switches to the optimal iA mode (Portrait, Landscape, Spotlight,
Low Light, Normal).
Displays various safety zone markers and a center marker.
When the camera is being set up or the operator changes camera
positions, a frame is captured and displayed as still image.
This function allows you to prevent unwanted images from being
captured and displayed on an external monitor.
Professional AVCHD Support for a Variety of
PS Mode:Records Full-HD progressive (1080/50p) images compliant
with the AVCHD Progressive standard.
PH Mode: This AVCCAM professional mode supports 1920x1080
full-pixel images and switchable HD formats of 1080/50i and
HE/HA Mode: Records 1080/50i images for an extended recording
PM Mode: Records 1280 x 720-pixel progressive HD images (720/50p).
Ideal for usage of in sports coaching.
SA Mode: Records SD (576/50i) with high image quality.
CS Mode: Features a low rate of 3.5 Mbps for swift uploading to a
cloud server. Records 720 x 576-pixel SD(576/50i) images.
Dual Memory Card Slots with Direct Copy Function between Memory
The slot to be used can be switched during recording.
Auto-Switch Recording*1lets you record images onto two
memory cards consecutively, and Back-Up
Recording*2 records the same images onto two different
memory cards to increase reliability.
Newly added slot-to slot file copy function allows you to organize
files on-site using only a AG-AC90A camera-recorder.
*1: Simple relay recording. When switching recording
media, audio is interrupted for maximum 0.8 sec.
*2: Rec Check and Last Clip Delete do not work during
Versatile Recording Functions
Records one frame at a time in set intervals (1 sec, 10 sec, 30
sec, 1 min, 2 min).Ideal for observation, surveillance and other
Prevents missed shooting opportunities by storing about 3 seconds
of video and audio data in memory prior to pressing the Rec
Lets you check the end of the most recently recorded clip with
Last Clip Delete:
One-touch delete of the most recently recorded clip. The built-in
SMPTE time-code generator lets you select the Free Run/Rec Run
modes and preset. UB (User Bit) is also provided. Still shots with
3-megapixel resolution. (Still shots can also be captured during
Records the date and time together with the image. This is useful
when recording observation images, events, evidence images,
*Up to a maximum of 12 hours, HA mode only, no audio recording
Slide-Retractable, High-Definition LCD Touch Panel
High-definition 16:9 aspect ratio 8.8 cm (3.5 inches) LCD monitor
with approx. 1,152,000 dots.
Slides into the handle front for storage. Rotates 270 degrees for
high-angle, low-angle and self-interview shooting (with Mirror
Menu settings and playback by touch panel operation.
Various playback functions can be selected on thumbnail display,
such as Pause, Fast Rewind,Fast Forward, Slow, Frame Advance, Skip,
XLR Input and Other Professional Audio Features
In addition to a built-in 5.1-channel surround sound mic, the
AG-AC90A features 2-channel XLR audio input terminals for external
mic use. Input (Mic/Line) can be selected for CH1/CH2
independently, and a 48 V phantom power supply (ON/OFF) and level
control are provided.
Eye-Fi Card for Wireless Connection
The use of an Eye-Fi card (commercially available) enables wireless
LAN connection and maximizes the use of networks, such as
transferring files to a PC, smartphone or tablet, or uploading
files to a data sharing site or cloud server.
The AG-AC90A is equipped with an Eye-Fi card setting function and
displays data transfer progress on the LCD/EVF.
* Panasonic does not guarantee the functions (including wireless
communication) of Eye-Fi cards
with the product.
* The Eye-Fi transfer function cannot be used during video
Professional Interfaces and Design
Digital output of video and audio signals to a wide variety of HD
AV Multi Output:
Analog video and audio output. Output analog component video
(component terminal), analog composite video (pin jack), and analog
audio (L/R pin jacks) through the bundled cable.
USB 2.0 (DEVICE):
For transferring files to a PC.
Remote terminals enable remote operation of iris, focus, zoom and
Rec Start/Stop functions.
The AG-AC90A has a well balanced center of gravity and a short body
for nimble mobility.
The upper part of the handle grip contains both the Rec Start/Stop
button and a zoom speed control (three speed steps).
A front tally lamp is provided (ON/OFF switchable).
||DC 12 V (when the AC adaptor is
DC 7.2 V (when the battery is used)
||0°C to 40°C (32°F to
||10% to 80% (no condensation)
||Approx. 1.50 kg (Approx. 3.3 lb/main
Approx. 1.78 kg
(Approx. 3.9 lb/with battery and an SD card)
|Dimensions (W X H X
||160 mm x 195 mm x 350 mm excluding
(6-5/16 inches x 7-11/16 inches x 13-1/16 inches)
||1/4.7 type 3MOS image sensor
Approx. 8,040K (Approx. 2,630K x 3)
||Auto Iris optical zoom (Full range
F value (focal length):
F1.5 to F2.8 (Focal length; 2.84 mm to 34.1 mm)
35 mm equivalent:
Motion picture/Still picture; 29.8 mm to 388.8 mm (16:9)
Minimum focus distance:
Approx. 3.5 cm (1.4 inches) (Wide)
Approx. 1.2 m (3.9 feet) (Tele)
||12x optical zoom, 25x i.Zoom, 2x/5x/10x
||1/25 sec. to 1/2000 sec. (auto slow
1/50 sec. to 1/2000 sec. (auto slow shutter OFF)
at 50i/50p/25p motion picture recording, manual mode
||Optical (hybrid optical image
stabilizer, active mode)
||Approx. 3 lx (iA mode, 1/25 sec.shutter
speed with auto slow shutter ON)
|Memory Card Recorder
||AVCHD version 2.0 compliant, AVCHD
||Dolby Digital (5.1ch/2 ch)
|Still Picture Recording
||JPEG corresponding (Design rule for
Camera File system, based on Exif 2.2 standard)
||SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC
|AV Multi Output:
||Component video output level:
Y: 1.0 V [p-p], 75Ω
PB: 0.7 V [p-p], 75Ω
PR: 0.7 V [p-p], 75Ω
AV video output level:
1.0 V [p-p], 75Ω
||2 ch (AV Multi terminal)
|HDMI Output (Audio):
||Dolby Digital/Liner PCM
||3.5 mm stereo mini jack
||XLR (3 pin) x 2 (INPUT1/INPUT2),
LINE: 0 dBu
MIC: -50/-60 dBu (switch with the menu)
||5.1 ch surround microphone
(with a zoom microphone/focus microphone function)/
||Reader function (No copyright
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0), USB terminal Type Mini B
||2.5 mm diameter, super mini jack x 1
(ZOOM, REC S/S)
3.5 mm diameter, mini jack x 1 (FOCUS, IRIS)
||8.8 cm ( 3.5 inches) wide LCD monitor
(Approx. 1152 K dots)
||0.61 cm (0.24 inches) wide EVF (Approx.
263 K dots equivalent)
||Battery pack, Battery charger, AC
adaptor, AC cable (x 2), Eye cup, Remote control (Battery
built-in), CD-ROM (Operating Instructions), USB cable, AV multi
cable, Lens cap, Shoulder strap, Microphone holder, INPUT terminal
cap (2 caps), Microphone holder adaptor, Microphone holder
Recording Mode & Recording Time
||Image Size (H x V)
||Max. Recording Time*
||Approx. 25 Mbps (Average) /Max. 28
||Approx. 10 hour 40 minutes*
||Approx. 21M bps (Average)
/Max. 24 Mbps
||Approx. 12 hours*
||Approx. 12 hours*
||Approx. 17 Mbps (Average)
||Approx. 16 hours*
||Approx. 6 Mbps (Average)
||Approx. 48 hours*
||Approx. 8 Mbps (Average)
||Approx. 38 hours*
||Approx. 9 Mbps (Average)
||Approx. 33 hours*
||Approx. 3.5 Mbps (Average)
||720 ×576 (PAL)
||Approx. 82 hours*
|*When two 64 GB SDXC memory
cards are used. The maximum continuous recording time is 6 hours
regardless of the recording mode.
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