Panasonic's upgrade of the AG-AC90 AVCCAM turns it in to a Web Cam

Panasonic has upgraded their AC90 camcorder with new web recording modes and network capability.

Panasonic has upgraded their AC90 camcorder with new web recording modes and network capability.

The new AG-AC90A inherits the image quality from the original camera, but features network capability and some lower resolution recording modes designed for web use.

See our review of the original AG-AC90

Newly improved features:

  • Dual memory card slots with direct copy function between memory cards
  • New REC modes: PM mode (1280 x 720, 8Mbps), CS mode (720 x 576, 3.5Mbps)
  • Date and time superimpose function
  • Eye-Fi card for wireless connection

Panasonic’s new AG-AC90A AVCCAM is a favourite amongst the videography world, although we did have problems with its resolution and lens controls in our review of the original product a couple of years ago

. The upgrade turns the AC90 in to a fully fledged camera for web use with its PM recording mode and low bit CS mode of 720 x 576 for delivery over a network.

When combined with an Eye-Fi card, it fits into production workflows that use networks to transfer data files to PCs and upload to cloud servers. 

Posted on June 26, 2014 and filed under cameras, cloud, educational.