Panasonic invites you to the launch of the Varicam LT

Panasonic and Lemac invite you to be one of the first to experience the new VariCam LT and see footage from both the LT and the 35. Join the team for a short presentation on this class-leading product, followed by hands-on time and the opportunity to ask us any questions you may have.

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Event Details


Wednesday 16th March 2016 - Drinks and canapes from 5:30pm for a 6:30pm start.

AFTRS Building 130, Main Theatre / Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park NSW 2021

Please RSVP by Monday 14th March

Thursday 17th March 2016 - Drinks and canapes from 6:00pm for a 6:45pm start.

ACS Headquarters / Level 2, 26 Ridge Street, North Sydney NSW 2060

Please RSVP by Monday 14th March. Places are limited and priority given to ACS members.


Wednesday 23rd March 2016 - Drinks and canapes from 5:30pm for a 6:30pm start.

The Jam Factory - Village Cinemas - Gold Class 4K Theatre / 500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141

Please RSVP by Monday 21st March


Wednesday 30th March 2016 - Drinks and canapes from 5:30pm for a 6:30pm start.

Brisbane Powerhouse - The Turbine Platform / 119 Lamington Street, New Farm QLD 4005

Please RSVP by Monday 21st March


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Press Release - Osaka (February 11, 2016)

Panasonic has extended its cinema line up with the addition of the VariCam LT, a lightweight, compact camera, offering many of the features of the 4K VariCam 35.

The camera retains the ability to shoot in both 4K (4096 x 2160) and UHD (3840 x 2160) and features high sensitivity, low noise, wide dynamic range and a cinematic depth of field.

In order to maintain the VariCam ‘look', the VariCam LT is equipped with a 35mm single-chip MOS sensor, originally developed for the VariCam 35 and has a same wide dynamic range. This ensures accurate image rendering over the entire image, from dark areas to highlights.

This sensor has two native ISO settings of 800 and 5000. Having two dedicated analog circuits means much higher sensitivity without increased noise.

In addition the VariCam LT offers the ability to change the mount from an EF mount*1 (standard) to a PL mount (optional), increasing the range of usable lenses.

The ‘V-Gamut' in the VariCam LT gives the camera a wider colour gamut than traditional film. The ‘V-Log' gamma curve has evolved further to extend the dynamic range to 14+ stops.

Capable of 60fps in 4K, the camera also has a new sensor center crop mode, allowing 240fps for slow motion in both HD and 2K.

It is also cost efficient in both operation and workflow due to in-camera colour grading, AVC-Ultra codec and multiple recording formats (4K/UHD/2K/HD proxy).

The VariCam LT supports both Panasonic and third party viewfinders and comes with a number of optional extras including shoulder mount, grip and PL mount. The camera is available from March 2016.

For more information on Panasonic's range of Broadcast and ProAV products, please visit:

*1: Panasonic does not guarantee the compatibility or performance of all EF lenses.For more details, to be updated on the Panasonic website.