06 The power of 28mm wide-angle lens plus More
AG-HMC150 series AVCCAM camera recorder

The AG-HMC150 series is equipped with a compact, light, and wide 13x zoom lens.
It achieves a 28mm wide-angle(*) without attaching a wide-conversion adaptor.

* 35mm equivalent

Advantage of a wide-angle lens system

Enhance AG-HMC150 series' wide-angle performance, Wide-angle plus more proposals

For wedding and other live events: Wide-angle + "Extra long record time"

Typical demands for middle or large-scale live event recordings, such as wedding ceremonies,
parties/meetings, and other live events.

- To capture as many attendees as possible in a frame.
- Seamless recording as long as possible because action cannot be repeated.

AG-HMC150 series' 28mm wide-angle lens system. It enables capturing of various scenes from a wide-angle
(example: want to include all wedding attendees in a single frame with limited space)

frame the all attendance in a wedding ceremony at a church, space is limited) to a tele-
angle (example: zoom upon the bride and groom).
In addition, the
AVCHD format allows for extra long record time, maximum recording time is up to three hours
on a 32GB SD memory card in the PH mode (maximum 25Mbps) and 12 hours in the HE mode.

[ Usage examples of "Wide-angle" plus "Extra long record time" ]
- Documentary program making
- Traffic surveillance and investigation of vehicles, pedestrians.
- Local events, college/school activities.

For lecture, sports, recital broadcasting/recording : Wide-angle + HDTV 16:9 wide aspect ratio

AG-HMC150 series' 1/3" 16:9 wide-aspect imagers and 28mm lens system provide much wider-angle
capture capability than can be achieved with 4:3 aspect ratio imagers.

Also in the case of recording in standard definition (SDTV), details of the subjects become difficult to
recognize when moved to wide-angle view.
AG-HMC150 series' wide-angle + HDTV 16:9 aspect ratio provides much higher resolution than conventional
SDTV 4:3 aspect cameras.

Due to employing a 72mm filter Ø (same diameter as AG-DVX100 series camera recorder), various professional optical
filters can be used

Advantage of a wide-angle lens system

The acquired image angle becomes wider as the focal length (distance between lens and imager) becomes shorter.
The AG-HMC150 series achieves a much wider angle of view with the newly developed wide-angle lens system.

Angle of view comparison in different focal lengths

A wider angle of view helps for in many recording situations, such as when you cannot move from any further
away from your subject, or you want to move closer to your subject and maintain the back ground.

Tuned for professionals : Optical performance

- Cam driven 13x zoom ring (f=3.9mm – 51mm)

- Large caliber focus ring (can be used for IRIS control)
- Three neutral density (ND) filters (1/4, 1/16, 1/64)
- 72mm filter Ø (Various professional optical filters can be attached)

System example

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