Got $1,000? That won't get you a camera, but it's enough to reserve Panasonic's upcoming AG-3DA1, the HD 3D Camcorder, which will list for $21,000. Oh, the deposit is non-refundable! Delivery is sometime in the Fall.
At less than 6.6 pounds, the AG-3DA1 is equipped with dual lenses and two full 1920 x 1080 2.07 megapixel 3-MOS imagers to record 1080/60i, 50i, 30p, 25p and 24p (native) and 720/60p and 50p in AVCHD. It can record for up to 180 minutes on dual 32GB SD cards in Panasonic's professional AVCHD PH mode, and offers professional interfaces including dual HD-SDI out, HDMI (version 1.4), two XLR connectors, built-in stereo microphone and twin-lens camera remotes.
Panasonic also announced the AG-HMX100, a low-cost HD/SD digital A/V mixer that incorporates a built-in multi-viewer display output and combines high-quality video switching and audio mixing features. It supports SD, HD, and 3D HD formats. The HMX100 mixer will be available this June at a suggested list price of $5,800.
Finally, the BT-3DL2550, is a 25.5-inch 3D LCD production monitor with full 1920 x 1200 resolution. The BT-3DL2550 3D production monitor will be available this September at a suggested list price $9,900.