Panasonic announces tiny box-shaped Micro Four Thirds video camera – Sam Byford

Panasonic has announced the Lumix BGH1, a unique device that the company describes as a “box-style mirrorless cinema and live event camera.” It has a Micro Four Thirds sensor and a compact cubic design, with one of the camera’s sides almost completely dominated by the lens mount.

The BGH1 is designed for versatility, expandability, and ease of installation. Panasonic envisages it being used in multi-camera situations involving drones, live streaming, and other complex setups. The camera has Power over Ethernet+, meaning it can be powered with the same cable that connects it to a network, and up to 12 of them can be controlled at once with the accompanying Lumix Tether for Multicam app.

The sensor is 10.2…

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