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Panasonic at IBC 2016 today announces a new expressP2 card drive with Thunderbolt™ 3 - the AU-XPD3.


With Thunderbolt™ 3 offering 40Gbps data transfer, Panasonic expects the AU-XPD3 to achieve an amazing data transfer speed of up to 10 Gbps, providing a superfast workflow.


Thanks to the power of ThunderboltTM 3, the full potential of the expressP2 B series card can reach amazing data transfer speeds. The drive itself is also set to come under €2000 list price.



Panasonic has strengthened its 4K line-up at IBC 2016, introducing a range of new products and updates including a new 4K production camcorder, developments in Media over IP technology and workflow improvements.


Panasonic and Avid® have announced the industry’s first complete end-to-end workflow support for the AVC Ultra-LongG video format, allowing producers and broadcasters to benefit from Panasonic’s highly efficient compression system whilst continuing to use the same streamlined workflows they are used to.


Panasonic will introduce a new cinema ready version of the VariCam 35 at IBC 2016, featuring a jointly developed Codex recorder capable of uncompressed, 4K RAW acquisition.  

The VariCam Pure is the latest addition to the company’s family of professional cinematography products. A ‘co-production’ between Panasonic and Codex, it couples the existing VariCam 35 camera head with a new CodexV-RAW 2.0 recorder, ideal for episodic television shows and features.