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p2-e-cardPanasonic Broadcast and IT Systems Europe (PBITS) will reward buyers with a free 32GB E-Series P2 Card (AJ-P2E032XG) when they purchase either the AG-HPX301E, AG-HVX201AE or AG-HPX171E special promotional kit. Each camera recorder unit comes equipped with a 32GB P2 Card (AJ-P2CO32AG) and the additional free 32GB E-Series P2 Card will be shipped to the buyer’s preferred delivery address once purchase and registration is complete. 
This offer, valid from April 20th 2009 until 31st May 2009 through authorised participating dealers, coincides with the global launch of the new E-series P2 cards announced at NAB 2009. 
To receive the new E-Series 32GB card, customers will need to register at the dedicated special promotion page available on website. 
The E-Series card is compatible with Panasonic’s full line of P2 camcorders, recorders and workflow tools. The P2 cards can store content in the complete range of P2-supported frame rates and formats, from high definition to standard definition and from DVCPRO to AVC-Intra 100.   
“Panasonic is committed to making P2 technology more accessible to all users so they can take advantage of the benefits on offer,” said Carmen Mendoza, PBITS European Marketing General Manager. “With the launch of the new E-series cards we reinforce this commitment by providing the best solid state memory solutions on the market today. The new E-Series cards come in addition to our existing P2 cards and both with be available in parallel in the marketplace.” 
Promotion terms and conditions and a list of authorised participating European dealers can be found at 


Having been working in the video business since 1988 I have amassed a great amount of knowledge of both the kit and production values over the last 30 years.

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