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Panasonic AW-HE40

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Preliminary Specifications

Power Requirements: DC 12 V (Supplied AC adaptor) DC
42 to 57 V (PoE+ power supply)
Current consumption 1.2 A (Supplied AC adaptor) 0.4 A
(PoE+ power supply)
Ambient operating temp. 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)
Storage temperature –20 °C to 50 °C (–4 °F to 122 °F)
Allowable humidity range 20 % to 90 % (no condensation)
Mass Approx. 1.5 kg (3.30 lb)
Dimensions (W x H x D):160 mm × 186 mm × 166 mm
(6-5/16” x 7-41/128” x 6-7/32”)
(excluding protrusions, direct ceiling mount bracket)
AW-HE40HW / AW-HE40SW: Pearl white
AW-HE40HK / AW-HE40SK: Metallic black
Controllers supported*1 AW-RP50, RP120G, AKHRP200G
Power: DC 12 V IN, PoE+ (IEEE802.3 at standard)
Stereo mini-jack (ø3.5 mm) Input imp: Approx. 2 k_
[Mic input] Stereo mic (plug-in power, on/off via menu)
•Supplied voltage: 2.5 V ± 0.5 V
•Mic input level:–60 dB ± 3 dB
Line input: Input level:–10 dBV ±3 dBV
HDMI connector:
• HDCP is not supported.
• Viera Link is not supported.
Compliant w/ SMPTE292M standards/75 Ohm (BNC x 1)
LAN connector for IP control (RJ-45), Equipped with
straight/crossover cable auto-detection function
Mini DIN 8-pin (IN), Mini DIN 8-pin (OUT) RS-232 type
Mini-B port (Used for maintenance)
microSD card slot (Used for maintenance)
Camera unit:
Imaging sensors 1/2.3-type MOS



Compact-PTZ Cameras Feature 30X Zoom and POE+

Panasonic is very proud to introduce the new AW-HE40 line-up of compact, high-resolution pan-tilt cameras, offering a new level of cost-effective performance. These new, single-MOS sensor models add such solidly useful features as a 30X optical zoom lens, Power Over Ethernet+, embeded audio, IP-Live Preview, and 1000 lines of horizontal resolution.

AW-HE40HKPJ (black) and AW-HE40HWPJ (white) HDMI cameras

AW-HE40SKPJ (black) and AW-HE40SWPJ (white) HD/SD-SDI cameras

Purchase an AW-HE40HKPJ9/AW-HE40HWPJ9 integrated PTZ camera and receive a $300. Instant Rebate, or purchase an AW-HE40SKPJ9/AW-HE40SWPJ9 and receive a $450. Instant Rebate.
Expires June 30, 2019

Starting Dec. 23, 2015, new camera firmware v1.32 will be available publicly on the Panasonic PASS website integrating AW-SFU01 functionality (Activation will no longer be required):
Please note the AW-SFU01 the features below that are now included standard for free:
 • Direct In-camera HD Streaming Video/Audio Output — MPEG4 up to 1080/60p at 28Mbps
 • USB-class Video/Audio — for a Super Webcam with 30X zoom and pan/tilt
 • In-camera HD Recording on micro-SD card — production-quality MPEG-4 w/ FTP and streaming
 Eligible models: New, first inventory units of AW-HE40SKPJ,

We are pleased to announce the introduction of outdoor camera systems incorporating our new AW-HE40 cameras. These new weatherproof (IP66) systems are ideal for sports, weather-cams, and other remote production applications. These new systems offer several advantages over our existing HE60-based systems, including 30X optical zoom, lower cost and 15% higher horizontal resolution. On the other hand, the HE60-based systems are still recommended for deployments that require Genlock, HD analog output, or SD output.
A wide range of models are now available — from systems with an HE40H camera in an enclosure with a heater/blower, to a system with an HE40S camera and fiber optic transceivers and active cooling.

D2HBMVP540-1: HE40H Outdoor System w/Heater and Teradek Cube H.264 streaming encoder
D2HBMVP540-2: HE40S Outdoor System w/Heater and HDSDI output
D2HBMVP540-3: HE40S Outdoor System w/Heater and Fiber Transceivers for Video and Control
D2HBMVP540-4: HE40H Outdoor System w/Heater and HDMI output
D2CD12V40-1: HE40H Outdoor System w/Active Cooling and Teradek Cube H.264 streaming codec
D2CD12V40-2: HE40S Outdoor System w/Active Cooling and HD-SDI Output
D2CD12V40-3: HE40S Outdoor System w/Active Cooling and Fiber for Video and Control
D2CD12V40-4: HE40H Outdoor System w/Active Cooling and HDMI output

•  POE+ for Simpler, Less Expensive Installation
• 1000 lines of H-Res and 50 dB SN for great video
• Choice of HD-SDI (40S) and HDMI (40H) models
• Choice of Black or White models
• Embedded Audio from switchable Mic/Line Stereo Audio Input
• IP-Live Preview for easy set-up, control, and management
• Multi-axis Color Correction and DRS for creative control
• Night Mode delivers Near-IR shooting for Staging and Production
• Optional Upgrade (available 7/15) to add HD streaming, USB Video, In-camera Recording

The AW-HE40’s have the same base mounting dimensions as the HE60’s, and will work with the FEC-50WM’s and other HE50/60 series mounting accessories. Use of the HE40’s with older AW-RP50, AW-RP120 and AK-HRP-200 will require a free upgrade to the latest version of controller software.