Up for sale is a panasonic NV-GS500 pal camcorder in excellent condition.This is a great 3ccd camera that records on mini dv tape and produces some very beautiful images! It has a 12x optical zoom, a leica dicomar lens and image stabilization mode. Is is very easy to use and would be a great choice for the hobbyist or an aspiring videographer.also can take still photos while videoing.
The camera has only been used a handful of times and is in fully working order. Cosmetically it looks almost like new with only a few very minor signs.
The lens and the lcd screen are super clean.
It also comes with a lowepro bag which is a great fit for this camera.
The Panasonic NV-GS500 3 CCD Mini DV Camcorder comes with a variety of features, including a three CCD image sensor, 12x optical zoom, 16:9 wide-screen capability, optical image stabilization and a SD Card slot. This camcorder also features a 4.0 megapixel still camera mode, as well as a 2.7-Inch LCD.
4.0 megapixel CCD This camcorder features a 4.0 megapixel CCD Image Sensor, which captures images with breathtaking detail. In addition, this camcorder's photos are stored on a memory card, at 2288 x 1728 maximum resolution. 2.7-Inch LCD viewfinder The 2.7-Inch viewfinder on this camcorder ensures that you won't miss a single detail. 700x Zoom If you need to get up close from a far distance, this camcorder comes with a 700x digital (12x optical) zoom. Record the finest details from even the farthest locations. 16:9 Wide-screen Capability This camera supports 16:9 wide-screen format. Shoot breathtaking vistas and full family photos, all at the touch of a button. SD Card Slot If you need to store images that you shoot with your camcorder, look no further. This camcorder comes with a SD card slot. FireWire and USB 2.0 This camcorder comes with both FireWire and USB 2.0 connectors, so you can download your videos and photos to any FireWire or USB 2.0-capable computer.
Most professional broadcasting cameras use the 3CCD camera system. With the 3CCD camera system you can see the results in beautifully rendered images with vivid color, fine detail, and rich gradation.
The NV GS500 boasts a Leica Dicomar lens. This advanced lens captures clear, crisp, finely nuanced images with outstanding detail and contrast. Also, the lens was manufactured using a multi-coating process that reduces flare and ghosts.The Crystal Engine is a special image processing circuit for 3CCD camera system. And the Pure Color Engine is the same one for high-zooming cameras. Each engine achieves truly superb color reproduction for high quality pictures.
The Quick start mode helps shoot videos on the spur of the moment. This mode lets you shoot those not-to-be-missed scenes just 1.7sec from the time the power is turned on.Positioned at the front of the lens barrel, the manual focus ring has a non-slip, sure-grip surface for easy operation and quick response when a photo opportunity pops up. It ensures professional-style operation and enhances creativity.Now you can have it both ways. When you're shooting a moving picture and you see a great scene, you can snap off a 1.2-megapixel still shot while continuing to record the moving picture. You don't even have to change recording modes.
The moving pictures are recorded onto tape, the still is recorded onto the SD Memory Card. This two-in-one capability means you can catch sudden photo opportunities without interrupting a great moving picture scene.Panasonic's O.I.S. minimizes handshake. The O.I.S. is extremely effective in situations where handshake is most often a problem, such as with zoom shots, in dim lighting. When you're shooting a still image, the MEGA O.I.S. system automatically activates.
Enjoy remarkable 12x optical zoom magnification in a camera that fits comfortably and securely in one hand. As the zoom is optical, it captures both moving and still pictures with exquisite beauty.The joystick makes the camera much easier to use, letting you control all basic operations with one hand. As you shoot, just watch the image in the monitor and follow the instruction guide. You can handle a number of operations quickly and easily, without even taking your eye off the subject.The grip is slanted to follow the natural contour of the fingers, giving the camera a more comfortable fit in your hand. The NV-GS500 model has a low profile and is angled for easy carrying. These features minimize hand strain, making it possible to shoot for long periods without fatigue.
Original accessories included are:
panasonic power adaptor
1x battery pack type CGA-DU14
panasonic remote control
panasonic shoulder strap
panasonic lens cap
3 dvc cassettes sealed 90 mins+2 2gb memory cards sealed so you can use straight away
cd including Motion Dv Studio and SweetMovieLife
I will also include a firewire cable to transfer your footage and a lowepro carrying bag model "Edit 140".
price £300 including delivery