Panasonic PV-GS500

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Panasonic PV-GS500


The Panasonic PV-GS500 is the camera used in Sight and Sound I. It shoots onto Mini DV tape in NTSC format at a resolution of 720 x 480.

This camcorder comes with a variety of features, including a three CCD image sensor, 700x digital 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.

Video Camera Settings
Important Menu Settings
  • Scene Mode = Off
  • Rec Speed = SP
  • Wind Cut = Off
  • Aspect = 4:3
  • OIS = Off
  • Audio Rec = 16bit
  • D. Zoom = Off
  • Mic Level = Set
Required Manual Settings
  • Focus = Manual
  • Iris
  • Shutter (Shtr) = 1/60
  • Gain = 0dB
  • White Balance (WB) = Manual Adjustment Mode

Other Resources

Official Panasonic GS500 Site

Pv-GS500 Instruction Manual

External Links

FMMC Equipment

FMMC Technology Support

FMMC Homepage

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