Panasonic field guide for AJ-HDX900 available

Panasonic
announced the immediate availability of a comprehensive field guide to the many
features and functionality of its AJ-HDX900 2/3-inch multi-format DVCPRO HD
camcorder. “Goodman’s Guide to the Panasonic AJ-HDX900” is an easy-to-use
manual written from an operator’s perspective by veteran cinematographer Robert
Goodman.

The Guide
is designed to help operators of the HDX900 camera quickly master its four
modes of operation and the unique workflows that it offers. Like all of the
Goodman’s Guides in the series, the new HDX900 manual helps users maximize
camera performance and make their productions more efficient and higher
quality, saving them time and money.

The
252-page manual details the unique feature sets and menu options of the HDX900
camera, complete with full color still images captured with the camera,
color-coded icons for easy subject identification, and fold-out menu trees that
explain all of the operational settings and options in detail. All images are
also included on the CD ROM that is packaged with the Guide.

In
addition to specific postproduction workflow options for working with the
HDX900 camera, other highly detailed sections in the manual include: “What’s
That?”, Camera Controls, Imaging, Recording Options, Lenses, Monitoring, and
Audio Controls. The Guide also discusses new technologies available in the
HDX900 such as dynamic range stretch, built-in down conversion and the RC10
remote control unit.

One
“Goodman’s Guide to the Panasonic AJ-HDX900” is offered free of charge to all
current and future HDX900 customers. To obtain a manual, a HDX900 customer can
simply fill out the registration form available at www.panasonic.com/hdx900 (under the
“Support & Resources” section).

Additional
manuals are available at a suggested list price of $125, inclusive of the CD
ROM.