Full HD Camcorder with 50x Stabilized Optical Zoom and Touch-Enabled LCD HC-V180K
- Super-sharp Full HD 1080p recording.
- Intelligent 90x zoom, with 5 axis Hybrid Optical Image Stabilization provides maximum handheld stability.
- Responsive touch screen on 2.7” LCD.
- 2-channel zoom microphone for clear audio at any distance.
Panasonic V180K Full HD 1080p Handheld Camcorder
This compact, lightweight and easy-to-use handheld camcorder brings a fun, easy experience to high-resolution video capture with a 5-axis image stabilizer, super-long 50x optical zoom and up to 90x intelligent zooming. At the same time, BSI sensors assure low-light video image quality and a two-channel zoom microphone works in tandem with the zoom to ensure crisp, clear audio at any distance.
90x Intelligent / 50x Optical Zoom
Smoothly, clearly and effortlessly the HC-V180K camcorder brings in distant subjects like scenery, athletic events and more with a quick-focus 90x intelligent, 50x optical zoom advantage.
28mm Wide-Angle Lens
Fit more people and scenery into settings like weddings, reunions, vacations and more with the built-in 28mm wide-angle lens. Especially convenient for capturing group images in small spaces.
BSI Sensor Quality
An advanced BSI (Back-Illuminated Sensor) adds exceptional brilliance to all your high-definition video in both bright and dim conditions. Ideal for the beach and sunny outdoor events, as well as sunrises, sunsets, cloud cover and dimly-lit evening settings.
Crisp, Clear Audio
Seamlessly synced to the camcorder's active zooming capability, a two-channel zoom microphone automatically adjusts recording volume higher or lower to ensure crisp, clear audio up close or in the distance.
Add more personality and creativity to your high-definition imaging with creative filter effects like 8mm Movie, Silent Movie, Miniature Effect and Time Lapse Recording.
Wide Touch-Screen LCD
Compose your images, add filter effects and more with a responsive, 2.7in wide touch-screen LCD monitor (230,400 dots).
With Panasonic's Level Shot function, the HC-V180K camcorder automatically detects and compensates for camera tilting. Ideal for hard-to-get images while hiking, climbing and more.
Clear, Blurless Imaging
Panasonic's HYBRID O.I.S.+ and 5-axis correction effectively suppresses the blurring frequently caused by unwanted handheld movement while shooting. The result is clear, focused and detailed images.
- SENSOR FOR MAIN CAMERA
- Image Sensor 1/5.8-inch BSI MOS Sensor
- Total Pixels 2.51 megapixels
- Effective Pixels
- Motion Image 2.20 megapixels [16:9] (O.I.S. Standard Mode, Level Shot Function OFF)
- Still Image 1.67 megapixels [3:2]
- 2.20 megapixels [16:9]
- 1.70 megapixels [4:3]
SENSOR FOR SUB CAMERA
- Image Sensor –
- Total Pixels –
- LENS FOR MAIN CAMERA
- F Value F1.8 (WIDE) / F4.2 (TELE)
- Optical Zoom 50x
- Focal Length 2.06 - 103 mm
- 35 mm Film Camera Equivalent
- Motion Image (16:9) 28.0 - 1740 mm [16:9](O.I.S. Standard Mode, Level Shot Function: OFF))
- Still Image 33.6 - 1714 mm [3:2]
- 28.0 - 1740 mm [16:9]
- 34.0 - 1766 mm [4:3]
- Filter Diameter –
- Lens Brand Panasonic Lens
LENS FOR SUB CAMERA
- F Value –
- Focal Length –
- 35 mm Film
- Camera Equivalent
- Motion Image –
- Standard Illumination 1400 lx
- Minimum Illumination 4 lx (Scene Mode Low Light 1/30), 1 lx (Night Mode (Color))
- Focus Auto / Manual
- Intelligent Zoom OFF 62 x (O.I.S. Standard Mode, Level Shot Function: OFF)
- Intelligent Zoom ON 90 x (O.I.S. Standard Mode, Level Shot Function: OFF)
- Digital Zoom 150 x / 500 x (The maximum value of zoom magnification can be set in two patterns)
- White Balance Auto/White Set/Sunny/Cloudy/Indoor1/Indoor2 (TTL system)
- Shutter Speed
- Motion Image Auto Slow Shutter ON : 1/30 - 1/8000
- Auto Slow Shutter OFF : 1/60 - 1/8000
- Still Image 1/2 - 1/2000
- Iris Auto / Manual
- Image Stabilizer HYBRID O.I.S.+ with Active Mode, O.I.S. Lock, Level Shot Function
- HDR Movie (Except 4K Mode) –
- Creative Control (Except 4K Mode) Miniature Effect, Silent Movie, 8mm Movie, Time Lapse Rec
- Recording Media SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card
- Recording Format [AVCHD] AVCHD Progressive
- [iFrame / MP4] MP4
- Compression Method MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
- Recording/ Playback Mode
- AVCHD 1080/60p (28Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60p)
- PH (24Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)
- HA (17Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)
- HG (13Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)
- HE (5Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)
- MP4 1080p/60p(28M) (28Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
- 720p/30p(9M) (9Mbps / VBR), (1280 x 720)
- iFrame 960 x 540/30p (28Mbps / VBR)
- Actual Recordable Time with Supplied Battery Approx. 1 h 0 min (60p mode)
- Approx. 1 h 5 min (PH mode)
- Approx. 1 h 5 min (HA mode)
- Approx. 1 h 5 min (HG mode)
- Approx. 1 h 5 min (HE mode)
- Approx. 1 h 0 min (MP4 28M)
- Approx.1 h 15 min (MP4 720p)
- Approx. 1h 20 min (iFrame)
- Thumbnail Display 20 thumbnails/page, 9 thumbnails/page, 1 thumbnail/page
- Audio Recording System AVCHD: Dolby Digital (2ch)
- iFrame, MP4: AAC (2ch)
- Microphone 2ch Stereo, Zoom Microphone
- Speaker Dynamic type
STILL IMAGE SECTION
- Recording Format
- Recording Image Size JPEG (DCF/Exif2.2)
- Still Image [16:9] 10 megapixels (4224 x 2376), 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080)
- [3:2] 7.7 megapixels (3408 x 2272), 2.0 megapixels (1728 x 1152)
- [4:3] 7.4 megapixels (3136 x 2352), 0.3 megapixels (640 x 480)
- Simultaneous Recording [16:9] 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080)
- Flash –
- Power Supply 3.6V (Battery) / 5.0V (AC Adaptor)
- Power Consumption Max. 4.7W (Recording) / Max. 7.7W (Charging)
- Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 53 x 59 x 116 mm (2.087 x 2.323 x 4.567 inch)
- Weight (w/o battery and SD card) Approx. 211g (0.465lb)
- LCD Monitor 2.7-inch Wide LCD monitor (230,400 dots)
- Touch Panel Yes
- View Finder –
- Manual Ring / Dial –
- AV Yes
- HDMI Yes (mini)
- Microphone (stereo mini) –
- Headphone (stereo mini) –
- USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
- USB Charge Yes
- LED Video Light –
- Accessory Shoe –
- Lens Cover Yes (Manual)
- On-Screen Display Language Please refer to "OSD" sheet
- Standard –
- Frequency –
- NFC –
- AC Adaptor Yes
- AC Cable –
- DC Cable Yes (USB Type)
- Rechargeable Battery Pack Yes (1,940mAh)
- Battery Charger –
- IR Remote –
- HDMI Cable Yes (mini)
- AV Multi Cable –
- AV Cable –
- Shoe adaptor –
- Lens Hood –
- USB Cable Yes
- Editing Software HD Writer LE 3.0 (Download)
- UPC 885170266018
Batteries, Chargers + Adapters
Does software come with this camcorder?HD Writer VE 2.0 You can copy the motion/still picture data to the HDD of PCs or write to media such as Blu-ray discs, DVD discs or SD cards using HD Writer VE 2.0, which is the software installed in the supplied CD-ROM. Refer to the operating instructions of HD Writer VE 2.0 (PDF file) for details on how to use it.
Are there drivers available for Windows 7 or 8?No, there are no drivers for Windows 7 or Windows 8.
If I turn the camcorder upside down , I hear rattling noise is this normal?This rattling noise is the Optical image stabilization sensor which assists with reduces any handshake while recording. This is normal.
How do I clean my camcorder?Before cleaning, detach the battery or pull out the AC adaptor from the AC outlet, and then wipe the product with a dry soft cloth.