Full HD Camcorder with WiFi, Built-in Multi Scene Twin Camera and 50x Stabilized Optical Zoom HC-W580K
- Super-sharp Full HD 1080p recording.
- Intelligent 90x zoom and 5-axis Hybrid Optical Image Stabilization provide maximum handheld stability.
- WiFi and NFC enabled for quickly sharing content and controlling camcorder features remotely.
- Built in Twin Camera plus WiFi mobile device features add multi-camera scene picture-in-picture recording.
- Exclusive High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode reduces the overly high-contrast look created by overexposed and underexposed shooting conditions.
- High Precision AF mode improves focusing while zooming, panning and shooting moving subjects.
The Panasonic W580 Full HD 1080p handheld camcorder brings the joy of video creation to life with innovative features like multi-camera scene picture-in-picture recording via a second built-in camera, or by adding a WiFi link to a mobile device the camera to increase creative possibilities. A 50x optical zoom with 5-axis image stability and up to 90x intelligent zooming get you close to the action, plus an exclusive High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode brings imaging to life by reclaiming the highlights and shadows lost by most compact camcorders.
Level Footage at All Times
The Level Shot function automatically detects and corrects camera tilt to let you record confidently. * Not available with 4K mode.
Clear, Blurless Results
HYBRID O.I.S.+ and 5-axis correction thoroughly suppress blurring caused by unwanted handheld shaking.
HDR (High Dynamic Range) Movie
By combining two images taken with different exposures, blown highlights and blocked shadows are eliminated. A dedicated HDR button enables quick mode changes.
Fit more people into any shot to capture group images with ease, even in small rooms.
90x Intelligent / 50x Optical Zoom
Bring distant subjects in close with 90x Intelligent Zoom and a sharp, clear 50x Optical Zoom.
Twin Camera Function
A rotatable second camera is included to let you record two angles at once as a picture-in-picture effect.
Wireless Multi Camera
Built in Wi-Fi links up to three smartphones simultaneously to record picture-in-picture from multiple angles.
- 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 2 megapixels
- 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 F2.8
- Focal Length 2.48 mm
- 35 mm Film
- Camera Equivalent
- Motion Image 30.6 mm
- 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 62x (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 150x / 3000x (The maximum value of zoom magnification can be set in two patterns)
- White Balance Auto / White Set / Sunny / Cloudy / Indoor1 / Indoor2
- 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) Yes
- 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(50M) (50Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
- 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 10 min (60p mode)
- Approx. 1 h 10 min (PH mode)
- Approx. 1 h 10 min (HA mode)
- Approx. 1 h 10 min (HG mode)
- Approx. 1 h 10 min (HE mode)
- Approx. 1 h 05 min (MP4 50M)
- Approx. 1 h 10 min (MP4 28M)
- Approx. 1 h 20 min (MP4 720p)
- Approx. 1 h 20 min (iFrame)
- * Twin Camera OFF
- 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 JPEG (DCF/Exif2.2)
- Recording Image Size
- 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. 5.4W (Recording) / Max. 7.7W (Charging)
- Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 60 x 62 x 129 mm (2.362 x 2.441 x 5.079 inch)
- Weight (w/o battery and SD card) Approx. 264g (0.582 lb)
- LCD Monitor 3.0-inch Wide LCD monitor (460,800 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 (Auto)
- On-Screen Display Language Please refer to "OSD" sheet
- Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
- Frequency 2.4GHz band
- 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 3.1 (Download)
- UPC 885170266094
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.