New JVC 4KCAM camcorders13 November 2014
The new 4KCAM product line is now available, and comprises three new professional handheld camcorders and a remote head camera system.
The JVC GY-HM170 handheld camcorder offers full HD and 4K Ultra HD recording and is based around a single 1/2.3 BSI 12.7 Megapixel CMOS sensor. The camera records 4K Ultra HD as H.264 files and can record HD and SD footage in a variety of resolutions and frame rates.
The GY-HM200 (pictured) delivers 4K Ultra HD, 4:2:2 full HD (50Mbps) and SD images with a 1/2.3-inch BSI CMOS chip. It features a built-in 12x zoom lens with optical image stabiliser and 24x dynamic zoom in HD mode. The GY-HM200 includes dual XLR audio inputs, an integrated handle with hot shoe and microphone mount, and SDI and HDMI video outputs. It can stream instantly to Ustream or other destinations.
The GY-LS300 Super 35mm camcorder records to non-proprietary SDHC and SDXC media cards in a variety of image formats including 4K Ultra HD, full HD with 4:2:2 sampling, SD and web-friendly proxy formats. It features JVC’s 4K Super 35mm CMOS sensor combined with industry standard Micro Four Thirds (MFT) lens mount. JVC’s Variable Scan Mapping technology maintains the native angle of view for a variety of lenses, including Super 35, MFT and Super 16.
The JVC GW-SP100 is a 4KCAM remote camera head and recording unit; the system includes the camera head, a recording/playback device with foldable and detachable 7-inch HD LCD monitor, and a wired dedicated remote and camera control panel. The camera produces 4K video with 3840×2160 resolution, at up to 50/60p recorded locally to SDXC UHS-I U3 memory cards. It has an interchangeable MFT lens mount system.