Panasonic HC-X2000 Camcorder

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Quick Overview:

  • WiFi live streaming, manual rings, ND filters, built-in LED video light and 24-bit high-resolution linear PCM audio recording, 4:2:2 10-bit internal recording, double SD card slots
  • VW-HU1 Handle: Includes a detachable handle equipped with a 2-channel XLR Audio Input, audio control, and LED light. Also operates zoom
  • 4K Recording: 4K 60p recording in a small and light body with a heat-dispersing design
  • Leica Dicomar Lens: Wide-angle 25mm 24x optical zoom with 5-Axis Hybrid O.I.S (Optical Image Stabilization) and high-speed and focusing
  • Display/LVF: The 3.5-inch monitor (2,760K-dots) with an electrostatic touch panel, plus up/down tiltable viewfinder (1,555K-dot). Simultaneous LCD output is available

Featuring Optical Performance for Precise Shooting

The integrated lens offers a remarkably powerful, optical 24x zoom that ranges from 25mm wide-angle to 600mm tele. i.ZOOM achieves 32x at 4K resolution, and 48x at FHD. The 4-Drive Lens System drives the four lens groups independently, thus achieving the optical 24x zoom and compact body size. With a LEICA Dicomar Lens that has cleared the stringent inspection criteria of Leica Camera AG in terms of lens resolution, contrast, etc., stunningly beautiful images are produced while suppressing flaring and ghosts.

Two Manual Rings are provided, one for focusing and the other for zoom or iris operation. The Manual Rings are designed with different sizes so the appropriate ring can be controlled without error by touching it with the fingers. ND Filters can be selected from 1/4, 1/16, 1/64, and Clear, while the glass is newly used as a countermeasure against scorching from sunlight condensation.

High-speed, High-precision AF Including Face Detection AF/AE

Superior focusing speed, stability and tracking performance for both 4K and Full-HD is achieved thanks to Face Detection AF/AE together with the precise focus lens drive. Face Detection AF/AE provides precise focusing and sufficient exposure for subjects. In addition, subject tracking with color recognition can be activated by just touching the LCD panel enabling precise tracking.

5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. Enables Stable Image Acquisition

For both UHD and FHD modes, in addition to O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilization), Electronic Image Stabilization operates to detect and correct handshake in 5 axes, including rotational blurring. This provides strong correction under unstable conditions, such as low-angle and high-angle shooting. The Ball O.I.S. System reduces friction on the drive section, achieving delicate correction even for a small-amplitude handshake. This produces beautiful images with a suppressed handshake even at high, 24x optical zoom.

Compact Body Equipped with 4K/60p Thanks to a Heat-Dispersing Design

A heat-dispersing design including a newly developed thin fan enabled the industry's smallest and lightest camcorder with an integrated lens capable of 4K 60p recording. By pulling in air from the rear panel of the camera and efficiently dispersing heat from the front panel, reliable, extended shooting is achieved.

High-Quality Recording with Versatile Modes

The Venus Engine, which contains technologies accumulated with LUMIX, is newly incorporated in these camcorders. This enabled 4:2:2 10-bit internal recording with maximum 29.97p in UHD, and maximum 59.94p in FHD.

When set for 10-bit recording, the camcorder delivers 4K 60p 4:2:2 10-bit HDMI output, enabling high image quality capture with an external recorder. New, highly efficient HEVC recording (LongGOP/10-bit 4:2:0/MOV) is also supported for recording 59.94p at a high bit rate of 200 Mbps.

Super Slow-motion Recording Expands Image Expression

In FHD mode, slow-motion recording at 120 fps (for 59.94 Hz)/100 fps (for 50 Hz) is possible. A 10-bit recording is supported, and full-frame images with the image area uncropped are obtained even at high frame rates. Autofocus can also be used even during Super Slow-motion Recording.

Functions and Designs Supporting Pro Camera Work

A bright video light is built into the handle. The brightness can be adjusted from 30% to 100% by the dimmer dial for shooting in dim lighting. For shooting in even darker conditions, commercially available IR lights are supported for IR (Infrared) Shooting. The 3.5-inch monitor has 2,760K-dots of the resolution, making it approximately 2x brighter and having approximately 2x the number of the conventional monitor.

It provides higher legibility even under bright sunlight. An electrostatic touch panel has also improved the operating ease when selecting menu items. Since the 1,555K-dot tiltable viewfinder and LCD output simultaneously, the image being recorded can also be confirmed in the LCD monitor while viewing it on the EVF, thus improving work efficiency. Also, to support fast, accurate manual focusing, Focus Assist functions are equipped, including Expand, Peaking, and One-push AF. The included battery does not protrude when attached and enables approximately 4.5 hours of continual operation.

Double SD Card Slot Meets Recording Needs

Two SD memory card slots are provided. With Unlimited Relay Recording, the recording media switches automatically and seamlessly from Slot 1 to Slot 2. Simultaneous Recording or Background Recording is also selectable to match the workflow and card necessity.

48-kHz/24-bit High-Resolution Linear PCM Audio Recording

+48V Phantom Power Supply/MIC/LINE Selectable XLR Audio Input with Manual Volume is equipped for each of 2 channels. Also supported is 16-bit AAC (MP4), or Dolby Audio system (AVCHD) high-quality 2-channel audio recording.

Versatile Network Functions Expand the User's Workflow

A Wi-Fi module is built-in, so there is no need for a separate wireless LAN module, and Wi-Fi connection is possible with only the camcorder. Using a tablet application HC ROP, wireless remote control, including camera settings and lens control, can be set. RTSP/RTP/RTMP/RTMPS-Compatible HD Streaming allows direct connection and streaming over Facebook, YouTube, etc., of concerts, sports events, and news flashes. Other Network Features: 3G-SDI for connecting to an external recorder (HC-X2000), and compatibility with wired remote controls via the remote terminal.

Included Handle Unit VW-HU1

It is easily detached and equipped with a 2-channel XLR Audio Input, audio control, and LED light. Operation of the zoom lever attached to the Handle Unit maintains a constant zoom speed, which can be set in 7 steps from the menu.

Product Example


Image Sensor
1/2.5-type (inch) MOS Sensor

Effective Pixels
8.29 megapixels


F Valve
F1.8 ― 4.0

Optical Zoom

Focal Length
4.12 ― 98.9mm

35 mm Film Camera Equivalent
25.0 ― 600.0 mm

Filter Diameter
62 mm

Lens Brand
Leica Dicomar Lens


Minimum Illumination
1.5 lx (F1.8, Super Gain +, 1/30)

Auto / Manual

Intelligent Zoom OFF

Intelligent Zoom ON
Max. 48x (UHD 32x)

Digital Zoom
2x / 5x / 10x

Shutter Speed: 59.94 Hz mode
59.94i/59.94p: 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500,1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec 29.97p: 1/30, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500,1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec 23.98p: 1/24, 1/48, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec

Shutter Speed: 50.00 Hz mode
50i/50p: 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/125, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec 25p: 1/25, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/125, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/8000 sec

Slow Shutter Speed : 59.94 Hz mode
59.94i/59.94p: 1/8, 1/15, 1/30 sec 29.97p: 1/8, 1/15 sec 23.98p: 1/6, 1/12 sec

Slow Shutter Speed : 50.00 Hz mode
50i/50p: 1/6, 1/12, 1/25 sec 25p: 1/6, 1/12 sec

Super Slow Recording Frame Rate: 59.94 Hz mode
FHD 120 fps (1/2 speed at 60p, 1/4 speed at 30p, 1/5 speed at 24p)

Super Slow Recording Frame Rate: 50.00 Hz mode
FHD 100 fps (1/2 speed at 50p, 1/4 speed at 25p)

ND Filter
1/4, 1/16, 1/64, OFF

IR Filter
Incorporates the ON/OFF control function

White Balance
Auto / ATW LOCK / 3200K / 5600K / VAR (2000K—15000K) / Ach Fixed / Bch Fixed

Auto / Manual

Image Stabilizer
Ball O.I.S., 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. (UHD/FHD)


Recording Media
SDHC/SDXC Memory Card

Recording Format

Video Compression Method
MOV/MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile, H.265/MPEG-H HEVC Main10 Profile AVCHD: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile

Audio Compression Method
MOV: LPCM (24bit 2ch) MP4: AAC (16bit 2ch) AVCHD: Dolby Audio (16bit 2ch)

System Frequency
59.94Hz / 50.00Hz

Recording / Playback Mode

[4:2:0 10bit] UHD 3840x2160 59.94p/50.00p HEVC 200M: Average 200Mbps (VBR) UHD 3840x2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p HEVC 150M: Average 150Mbps (VBR)

[4:2:0 8bit] UHD 3840x2160 59.94p/50.00p 150M: Average 150Mbps (VBR) UHD 3840x2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p 100M: Average 100Mbps (VBR) [4:2:2 10bit] UHD 3840x2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p 150M: Average 150Mbps (VBR) FHD 1920x1080 59.94p/50.00p 200M (ALL-Intra): Average 200Mbps (VBR) FHD 1920x1080 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p 100M (ALL-Intra): Average 100Mbps (VBR) FHD 1920x1080 59.94i/50i 100M (ALL-Intra): Average 100Mbps (VBR) FHD 1920x1080 59.94p/50.00p 100M: Average 100Mbps (VBR) FHD 1920x1080 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p/59.94i/50.00i 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR)

[4:2:0 10bit] UHD 3840x2160 59.94p/50.00p HEVC 100M: Average 100Mbps (VBR) UHD 3840x2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p HEVC 72M: Average 72Mbps (VBR)

[4:2:0 8bit] UHD 3840x2160 29.97p/25.00p/23.98p 72M: Average 72Mbps (VBR) FHD 1920x1080 59.94p/50.00p/23.98p 50M: Average 50Mbps (VBR)

[4:2:0 8bit] PS 1920x1080 59.94p/50.00p: Average 25Mbps (VBR) PH 1920x1080 59.94i/50.00i/23.98p: Average 21Mbps (VBR) HA 1920x1080 59.94i/50.00i: Average 17Mbps (VBR) PM 1280x720 59.94p/50.00p: Average 8Mbps (VBR)



Video Compression Format
H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Main Profile, High Profile

Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 (FHD), 1280 x 720 (HD), 640 x 360, 320 x 180

Streaming Method
Unicast, Multicast

Frame Rate
System frequency = 59.94 Hz: 30 fps, 60 fps System frequency = 50.00 Hz: 25 fps, 50 fps

Bit Rate
24 Mbps, 20 Mbps, 16 Mbps, 14 Mbps, 8 Mbps, 6 Mbps, 4 Mbps, 3 Mbps, 2 Mbps, 1.5 Mbps, 1 Mbps, 0.7 Mbps, 0.5 Mbps

Audio Compression Format
AAC-LC, 48 kHz/16 bit, 2ch

Network Protocol


Recording Format
JPEG (DCF/Exif2.2)

Recording Image Size*
Video Playback Mode: 3840 x 2160 (16:9), 1920 x 1080 (16:9), 1280 x 720 (16:9)


Power Supply
7.28V (Battery) / 12V (AC Adaptor)

Power Consumption
15.5W (LCD Monitor)

Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 129 x 159 x 257 mm (5.08 x 6.26 x 10.1 inch)

Body: approx. 0.9kg (1.98 lb) (body only, excluding handle, lens hood, battery, and accessories) Shooting: approx. 1.5kg (3.31 lb) (including handle, lens hood, battery, and eyecup)

LCD Monitor
8.88 cm (3.5-inch) Wide LCD monitor (About 2,760,000 dots) (For Europe) 3.5-inch Wide LCD monitor (About 2,760,000 dots) (For North America / Asia)

0.61 cm (0.24-inch) Wide EVF (About 1,560,000 dots) (For Europe) 0.24-inch Wide EVF (About 1,560,000 dots) (For North America / Asia)

Manual Ring
Focus / Zoom or Iris

Accessory Shoe

Average Illumination
Approx. 70 lx (1.0m)

Irradiation Angle
Approx. 30°

Color Temperature
Approx. 4600K


Video: SDI OUT
BNC x 1, 0.8V[p-p], 75Ω, 3G/1.5G HD-SDI supported Output format: 1080/59.94p LEVEL-A/50.00p LEVEL-A, 1080/29.97PsF/25.00PsF/23.98PsF, 1080/59.94i/50.00i, 720/59.94p/50.00p

Video: HDMI
Type A x 1 (VIERA Link not supported) Output format: 2160/59.94p/50.00p/29.97p/25.00p/23.98p, 1080/59.94p/50.00p/29.97p/25.00p/23.98p/59.94i/50.00i, 720/59.94p/50.00p, 480/59.94p, 576/50.00p

Audio Input: Built-in Microphone
Stereo microphone

Audio Input: Microphone Input
3.5mm stereo mini jack x 1

Audio Input: XLR Input
XLR (3 pins) x 2 Input high impedance, LINE/MIC/MIC+48 V (switchable SW) LINE:+4dBu/0dBu (switchable menu) MIC: –40dBu/–50dBu/–60dBu (switchable menu)

Audio Output: SDI
2 ch (LPCM) Gain: 0dB/-6dB/-8dB

Audio Output: HDMI
2 ch (LPCM 24bit)

Audio Output: Headphone
3.5 mm diameter stereo mini jack x 1

Audio Output: Speaker
15 mm diameter, round x 1

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