New to the Family: AW-HE42 FHD PTZ Camera

Available now, the new AW-HE42 integrated 1080p pan/tilt/zoom camera offers significant improvements in lensing, stabilization and interfacing versus prior Panasonic models in this class. The HE42 produces an 1080p 60/50p video output for the ultimate single cable production workflow.

Featuring a 20X optical zoom with 30X super resolution via i‐Zoom, the 3.3-pound HE42 supports a wide range of interfaces including 3G‐SDI, HDMI, Genlock, USB, and IP (NDI | HX, license purchase needed) for superb video streaming. It also features an optical 4‐axis FHD Image Stabilizer, an audio input, built in ND filter, HDR mode, USB & microSD Recording, and PoE+ for power for more flexible system installation/setup. The camera has a range of Pan ±175° and Tilt -30° to 90°, with a maximum speed of 90°/s.
With a wide viewing angle of 65.1 degrees, the HE42 (available in black and white) is ideal for an array of applications in higher education, corporate, houses-of-worship, sports, live production and more. Celebrating our 10th anniversary of creating industry firsts in PTZ cameras, Panasonic offers the industry’s most comprehensive line-up of integrated PTZ cameras.

The AW-HE42 PRO PTZ remote camera is designed to produce great results in a variety of applications that require high-quality video and precise control—such as event capture, staging, distance learning, lecture capture, livestreaming and more. Thanks to the precision 20x optical zoom lens, a wide field of view, smooth pan/tilt/zoom functions and exceptional image quality, HE42 cameras are ideal for demanding remote video productions and IMAG use. With IP preview transmission and control, support for PoE+ (which allows power to be supplied via a LAN cable), and versatile control / workflow options, the HE42 also offers the flexibility needed for easy installation and management.
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Written by Jake Fruia

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