Videographer Tim Polster Covers Sports And Theatrical Events With Panasonic AJ-PX270 P2 HD Handhelds


Last Updated: January 28, 2015 4:33 pm GMT
(Newark, New Jersey--January 28, 2015) Tim Polster, owner/videographer of sister companies Metroplex Multimedia and Watch My MVP, both of Arlington, TX, has transitioned to three Panasonic AJ-PX270 P2 HD handhelds for all his primary acquisition.

A photo of Polster with PX270

Metroplex Multimedia is a multifaceted production company specializing in corporate video and live event coverage. Watch MY MVP produces highlight reels, scholarship videos and related materials for high school and middle school sports teams.

Polster, a longtime Panasonic shooter, said that he bought one PX270 last spring, then quickly purchased an additional two camcorders to replace his two tape-based cameras. He has used the camcorders on numerous dance and music recitals and concerts, as well as extensive sports assignments.

“My former shoulder-mount cameras were limiting me to tripod use, and so much of my business is run-and-gun sports coverage that I really needed to be shooting handheld,” he said. “When I demoed the PX270, I was very impressed with the color matrix and broadcast-level color controls--the images blew me away.”

“Equally impressive were the camcorder’s super smooth servo zoom and the total lack of noise,” Polster added. “There is so much light sensitivity that there’s simply no trade off from having worked with 2/3” cameras. The PX270 is without a doubt the best 1/3” camera I’ve ever been around.”

“The camcorder is compact and lightweight, and the auto control and auto focus are so good that I can concentrate on content only when shooting handheld. The increased mobility the PX270 affords has really improved my product offerings,” he said.

Polster has staged many multi-camera shoots, genlocking the cameras to sync timecode. He typically shoots AVC-LongG25 in either 1080/60p or 720/60p, and edits in EDIUS Pro 7.

For more information about Polster and his work, visit See samples of his videos at

About the AJ-HPX270

The AJ-PX270, Panasonic’s first P2 HD handheld camcorder with AVC-ULTRA recording, combines the high quality and incredible efficiency of low bit rate recording and the flexibility of 3G/4G/LTE wireless mobility. The five-pound PX270 provides all the key functionality of Panasonic’s high-end, shoulder-mount camcorder, and features high-sensitivity, low-noise 1/3” 3-MOS imagers to produce stunning pictures, even in low light conditions.

With its innovative AVC-ULTRA codec, the PX270 features a wide range of recording modes, now including the visually lossless AVC-Intra Class200 as well as high-quality 100Mbps AVC-Intra Class100. For applications where file size is critical, the camcorder incorporates a choiceof AVC-LongG quality levels; for high-speed file exchange, the PX270’s high-resolution AVC-Proxy encodes in parallel with higher bandwidth production formats, enabling fast, efficient offline editing,

For more information about the AJ-PX270 and other Panasonic professional video products,

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