New Delhi, January 20th, 2022: Taking the uncompromised imaging experience up a notch, Panasonic India, a leading diversified technology company, today announced the launch of a new full-frame box-style LUMIX Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera BS1H in India. The LUMIX BS1H is a perfect synergy of Panasonic’s most advanced technologies, combining the cinema-quality video performance of the LUMIX S1H into the easy-to-deploy box-style profile. The camera features a 24-megapixel full-frame sensor with Dual Native ISO that captures 6K resolution, making it the perfect partner for professional film-makers, videographers and digital content creators. Priced at INR 3,39,990, LUMIX BS1H is available across all Panasonic brand shops in India.
Speaking about the launch, Fumiyasu Fujimori, Divisional Director, Consumer Sales Division at Panasonic India said, “At Panasonic, we are bullish about introducing consumers to cutting edge technologies through our diverse and future-proof range of products. Keeping the consumer requirement at the core, we have been relentlessly working towards upgrading the experience of our users through innovations, and the new LUMIX BS1H is a step ahead in this direction. With a surge in online content consumption, we have seen a rise in demand for high quality imaging solution to create superior content and LUMIX BS1H will cater to this growing need amongst the professional community and empower them with the best in class technology. Box-style cameras from LUMIX have proved their competency in applications as varied as Augmented Reality and 3D Video Production globally and we are confident that this model will do so in India as well.”
Panasonic’s new LUMIX BS1H is an advanced offering in the professional imaging industry designed to fulfill the requirements for cinema, live-streaming, and other multi-camera users. Equipped with features such as 6K video, multiple recording modes along with high connectivity and mobility, LUMIX BS1H promises the best of both worlds for filmmakers looking to customize their setup for higher-end productions, as well as a better continuous recording/streaming camera for live video and other longer-form video productions. Maximizing the use of the pixels in the full-frame image sensor, the LUMIX BS1H is capable of delivering 6K resolution that offers smooth and fine video quality along with the bouquet of recording modes that help users to capture stunning shots in all conditions. LUMIX BS1H is also well-equipped with heat management that ensures long-hour usability without having to worry about quick pack-ups during shoots.
Mr. Hardeep Sarna, Sales & Marketing Head, Imaging Business Group, Panasonic India added, “With the launch of LUMIX BS1H, we aim to fulfill the demand of the professionals who are on a lookout for new-age innovations which not only meet the varied requirements of videography but also prove to be a long term camera partner. Equipped with features for exceptional video recording, seamless production, options for live streaming, LUMIX BS1H is an extension of innovation in box-style cameras in Cinema and is an ideal solution for professionals across business segments. The versatility of this camera is evident in its applications ranging from wedding, documentary making, cinema and OTT platforms to usage on FPV drones and in medical and industrial settings, following the lead of the Lumix BGH1.”
LUMIX BS1H is a high-definition companion that is designed to provide accurate output with features such as HDMI/SDI Output, Genlock IN/ Timecode IN/OUT. To offer stable and robust connectivity, the camera comes with Double SD Card Slots, Φ3.5 Audio (in/out) jack, USB 3.1 Type-C, a 3G-SDI (BNC), HDMI Type-A, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, tally lamps (front/rear), XLR microphone compatibility have been embedded to offer excellent and hassle-free connectivity to users. In addition, retaining Panasonic’s V-Log format, the camera packs 14+ stops of V-Log/V-Gamut allowing users to capture images with more than 14 stops of dynamic range in a very wide color spectrum. The camera also features HDR recording with HLG, RAW Video Data Output (Apple ProRes RAW / Blackmagic RAW) enabling high-image-quality recording with less noise, even in low-light environments such as indoors or at night.
Video Performances with Cinema Quality
- 24.2MP Full-frame Sensor
- 6K 24p / 5.9K 30p 10-bit Video Recording
- C4K/4K 60p/50p 10-bit on APS-C Crop
- C4K/4K 30p/25p 4:2:2 10-bit Full Frame Recording
- RAW Video Data Output (ATOMOS Ninja V / Blackmagic Video Assist 12G HDR)
- Dual Native ISO
- 14+ stops of V-Log/V-Gamut
- ISO range of ISO 100-51200, extendable up to ISO 50 – 204800
- HFR recording on FHD 120fps along with Sound and AutoFocus
Pursuing Usability in Video Production
- Ethernet / PoE+ compatible
- Remote Control upto 12 cameras with LUMIX Tether for Multicam
- USB/LAN Tethering
- IP Streaming with PC (RTP/RTSP protocol)
- Simultaneous HDMI/SDI Output
- Genlock IN / Timecode IN/OUT
- Ultra Compact & Lightweight
- Unlimited Rec Time
- SDK supported for Industrial usage and integration with customer’s applications.
- Power Supply Options (AC Adaptor / Battery / PoE+)
- Multiple Standard Mounts for rigging the camera