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The Panasonic VariCam LT, weighing a mere 5.9 pounds (2.7 kg), is a powerhouse designed for diverse cinematography applications. Ideal for handheld, Steadicam, jib, crane, gimbal, and drone shooting, it offers unparalleled flexibility for both professional and indie filmmakers. The compact magnesium body delivers true 4K images with its Super 35mm MOS sensor, boasting 14+ stops of latitude for stunning HDR content.
Equipped with a standard EF lens mount, the VariCam LT provides a wide array of lens choices, and the user-removable mount allows for customization with an optional PL mount. Its one-piece, short body design is perfect for run-and-gun indie films, while still catering to high-end 4K productions with a professional workflow solution. The dual-native ISO feature at 800 and 5000 ISO ensures higher sensitivity without compromising image quality or introducing noise.
One of the standout features of the VariCam LT is the EL Zone Exposure Map Tool, an in-camera tool aiding precise exposure with 15 delineated zones in 1-stop increments. The latest firmware adds 1.8x and 1.5x anamorphic de-squeeze ratios, catering to creative needs, and a custom aspect ratio frame marker generator for horizontal and vertical video deliverables.The tool also includes -1/2 increments above and below 18% gray for setting precise skin tones, making light level adjustments more accurate.
With HDR-ready 14+ stops of dynamic range in V-Log and reliable P2 capture supporting various formats from 4K to HD, the VariCam LT delivers exceptional visuals in a compact form. This powerful, yet lightweight, helps filmmakers and broadcasters across genres achieve excellence in every frame.