Panasonic HC-V500M HD Camcorder - Black

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Compact and packed full of intelligent technology, the Panasonic HC-V500M HD Camcorder is the ideal package for users looking to create stunningly, smooth 1080p HD movies. Capture wildlife at a distance or bring faraway subjects in focus, the Panasonic HC-V500M boasts a versatile 38x optical zoom and up to a high-powered intelligent 50x zoom. The Hybrid O.I.S. + (Optical Image Stabiliser) system uses five-axis correction to cut out blurring throughout the entire zoom, from wide-angle to maximum zoom. Using the 2D and 3D Conversion function you can simply convert 2D images into 3D without the need of any additional accessories. Browsing through the menu has never been easier, the HC-V500M features a large, intuitive 3.0” LCD Touch-Screen to ensure playback is an enjoyable and simple experience. Other features include Advanced Highlight Playback, a 32.5mm (35mm equivalent) wide-angle lens, iA (Intelligent Auto) and 16GB of built-in memory.

Panasonic HC-V500M (memory) HD Camcorder - Black

  • 16GB of built-in memory and takes SD, SDHC, SDXC memory cards
  • Intelligent 50x Zoom
  • Blur-Free Images with HYBRID O.I.S. +
  • 2D to 3D Conversion Function
  • AVCHD Progressive Compliant 1080/50p Recording
  • Advanced Highlight Playback
  • Intuitive Touch-Screen Operation with a Wide 3.0” LCD

The HC-V500M enable ultra-telephoto 50x zoom shooting with a compact body. They use an Intelligent Zoom that employs super-high resolution technology, the Image Processing LSI "Crystal Engine PRO ", and offer ultra-telephoto Intelligent Zoom shooting to exceed the magnification range of the ordinary optical zoom. The new models can capture beautiful pictures beyond the ordinary 38x optical zoom and up to a high-powered 50x zoom. This powerful zoom brings faraway subjects right up close to capture dynamic images that fill the entire frame.

HYBRID O.I.S. + uses five-axis correction to thoroughly suppress blurring all the way from wide-angle shots to powerful zoom shots. It also achieves superb effects when shooting while walking. This lets the user capture crisp, clear images, without blurring, in almost every shooting situation. This revolutionary five-axis correction function corrects the kind of roll direction hand-shake that often occurs when shooting while walking, in addition to horizontal, vertical, yawing, and pitching four-axis correction.

The 2D to 3D Conversion function makes it easy to enjoy 3D images without even mounting the 3D Conversion Lens. Simply connect the camcorder to a 3D-compatible TV with an HDMI cable. The 2D to 3D Conversion function then uses the image processing capability of the engine to convert 2D images into 3D. This is an easy, casual way to enjoy the excitement of 3D.

1080/50p recording (Full-HD 1920 x 1080, 50 progressive recording) at a 28-Mbps bit rate conveys about twice the information of 1080i (interlace) recording to produce ultimately beautiful image quality. It minimizes afterimages and flickering caused by subject motion, and renders crisp, detailed images with smooth-looking motion even when shooting a fast-moving subject in a sports event. The progressive recording fully complies with the new AVCHD Progressive standard.

The Advanced Highlight Playback function is designed for users who want to view recorded images as quickly as possible. It detects zooming, panning, scene changes, faces, etc., in recorded images as "highlights" by using the I.I.S. (Intelligent Index System). In addition to these automatically selected scenes, the user can add others as desired. Then, it automatically plays back the detected highlight scenes according to a set time interval and save them.

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Product Specification

Battery Model 3.6V Battery
Connectivity HDMI mini, USB 2.0, AV Multi
Digital Zoom (x) 2500
Included Accessories AC Adaptor, AC Cable, DC Cable, Rechargeable Battery Pack, AD Multi Cable, USB Cable
Maximum Resolution 1.5MP
Optical Zoom (x) 38
Recording Format AVCHD Progressive, MP4, JPEG
Recording Media 16GB Hard Drive + SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card
Screen Size (Inches) 3
Size (mm) 52.5 x 65 x 119.5mm
Still Image 2304 x 1296
Weight (g) 228
Manufacturer Link Panasonic
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With our no deposit Buy Now Pay Later option, pay nothing for six months when you spend £250 or more, then either settle the cash price in full by paying a £29.00 settlement fee, or choose to spread the cost over 36 months at 19.9% APR Representative. Please see the repayment example below to see how much purchasing this item on finance would cost.

Finance Example
Item Value (Cash Price) £334.00
Deposit £0.00
Agreement Duration 42 Months
Total Amount Credit £334.00
Settlement Fee £29.00
Settlement Payment -
Monthly Instalments 35 x £13.08
Final Instalments £12.91
Total Amount Payable £470.71
Annual Rate of Interest 19.9% P.A.
Representative APR 19.9% APR

Are you eligible for finance?

Applicants must be:

  • Aged 18 years or older from the application date
  • In permanent UK residence for a minimum of three years
  • Fulfil at least one of the following employment criteria:
    • In regular, permanent employment.
    • Retired from regular employment - With a minimum age of 50.
    • Not working through disability.
    • Self-employed.

Note: All applicants will be subject to a credit reference check by the lender.

Credit is subject to application and status. Warehouse Express Ltd trading as Wex Photographic act as credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance act as the lender.

Can I repay early? If so how?

No repayments are scheduled in the initial six-month deferral period. However, it is possible to pay off the loan, either by way of a lump sum or in smaller amounts. If the loan is fully repaid within the six-month deferral period, then no interest is payable, but a £29.00 early-settlement will be incurred. Such repayments may be made to Barclays Partner Finance by cheque, debit card or standing order. Unfortunately it is not possible to set up a direct debit within the deferral period. Further information on how to make such repayments will be set out in the loan agreement pack provided by Barclays Partner Finance.

What happens if I don't repay within the first six months (deferral period)?

Following the six month deferral period, Barclays Partner Finance will initiate a monthly direct debit payment for the remaining duration of the loan. Interest will be charged at a rate of 19.9% APR on outstanding balances (backdated to the first date of the loan). Late payment penalties and early repayment charges will apply from this point. Barclays Partner Finance will send a reminder letter approximately one month before the six month deferral period is due to elapse. Note: If you chose to spread the cost and pay monthly, interest is charged from the start of the loan, not from the start of the repayment period.

What will I receive from the finance provider (lender)?

Barclays Partner Finance will send a loan agreement pack approximately four weeks after delivery of the goods, confirming that the account has been activated and, from this point, it is possible to make repayments against the loan.

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