About JVC Professional...
Since they invented VHS, the JVC brand has been one of the most recognised and respected for their manufacture of innovative capture and display technologies. In recent years, JVC Professional has become known for integrating advanced, progressive tools into some of the most flexible and reliable professional camcorders, monitors and recorders in the industry. Built-in tools, like powerful streaming and network management, set JVC Professional apart from its competition, augmenting rock-solid manufacturing and an affordability that has given them broad acceptance in education, corporate, religious institutions, live events, and news gathering.
News From JVC
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the Version 4.0 firmware upgrade for its popular GY-LS300CH 4KCAM Super 35 handheld camcorder that increases colour resolution to 4:2:2 in 4K mode recording and expands Ultra HD (3840x2160) output to include 60/50p...
“The upgrades included in our Version 4.0 firmware provide performance enhancements for high raster recording and IP remote capability in 4K, adding even more content creation flexibility to the GY-LS300CH,” said Craig Yanagi, product marketing manager, JVCKENWOOD. “Seamless integration with the new Ninja Inferno will help deliver 60p to our customers and allow them to produce outstanding footage for a variety of 4K and UHD productions.”
JVC Professional Product Portfolio
Compact, convenient, and ultra high definition! The GY-LS300 is equipped with a 4K Super 35 CMOS sensor and accommodates a wide range of cinema and photographic lenses and adaptors for dazzling cinematic effects. Create hours of pristine recordings on SDHC/SDXC media in a variety of image formats including 4K Ultra HD, Full HD with 4:2:2 sampling, SD and web friendly proxy formats. Conventional DSLR cameras simply can't match the high reliability, long recording time and ergonomics provided by JVC's GY-LS300. Its dual codec design allows you to make 2 copies of your program simultaneously. You can even stream live HD over the internet to content delivery networks such as USTREAM while recording full HD. No other removable lens video camera offers this much flexibility in such a compact, easy-to-handle form factor.
An innovative, affordable live streaming camera, featuring overlaid sports scores and broadcast information. The camera delivers professional quality images and is ideal for singleoperator one-camera use, streaming live sports events, news or concerts
Main features: Live streaming to web • Integrated Ultra HD 12x optical zoom lens, with 24x dynamic zoom in HD mode • Dual SDXC/SDHC cards slots (on/off switchable overlay recording ) • 120fps slow motion recording (overlay disabled during slow motion recording) • Password-protected overlay setup
Sports features: Graphic score overlays for most sports (selectable score on/off) • A future free update will support soccer score (Feb 2017) • Option for custom logos
Broadcast features: Customizable graphic overlays (on/off switchable) • Option for custom broadcaster logos, watermark, time and temperature • Selectable pre-loaded logos
Don't let its small size fool you! The GY-HM170 is a fully functional high performance 4K Ultra HD camcorder that's equally capable of shooting 4:2:2 Full HD at 50Mbps. Its integrated 12x optical zoom lens and 4K CMOS sensor, deliver razor sharp 4K Ultra HD recordings directly to SDHC/SDXC memory cards. It can even record on 2 cards simultaneously for instant backup or extended recording time. Output live 4K UHD camera signals through the built-in HDMI connector. And its tiny size allows you to shoot in venues that may be unfriendly to larger cameras.
Quality and Performance Worth Celebrating
JY-HM360 was created to capture life's precious events with the quality they deserve. Its light and ergonomic form offers excellent manoeuvrability, yet it’s packed with versatile features to help you concentrate on the client’s special day.
High-performance CMOS Sensor Combined with F1.2 Lens for High-sensitivity Shooting
Supports an Array of Popular Codecs and File Formats
Professional Layout, Stylish Design and User-friendly Operations
Optimum Shooting Mode with Flick of a Switch using Scene Select
The GY-HM620 is an advanced handheld ProHD camera that delivers unsurpassed imagery and offers features for news, sports, and independent production. Based on JVC Professional popular GY-HM600, the new 620 has upgraded CMOS devices for greater sensitivity and a brighter LCD display for outdoor daylight viewing. Versatile and extremely easy to use, there's no better camera for fast paced HD field production.
JVC cameras have become the standard for fast paced ENG leading the industry in on-board streaming and IP connectivity. The GY-HM660 is JVC's latest and most advanced handheld mobile news camera. Small and light enough to be used anywhere, this camera surpasses the performance of many traditional ENG style units and offers reliable, high quality streaming without the use of a backpack or external encoder. Dual codecs make it possible to record full HD on solid state memory and at the same time stream the footage for live broadcast.
The GY-HM660's long (23x) wide angle lens is perfect for fast paced ENG. The camera offers superb low light performance with F12 sensitivity at @2000 lux
The GY-HM660 has JVC's latest streaming engine employing Zixi or SMPTE 2022 forward error correction (FEC). And it's the world's first camcorder with a built-in IFB audio channel.
Shoulder Mount / Studio HD Camcorders
Whether you're shooting news, commercials, sports, documentaries or special events, JVC's new GY-HM850U is your first choice in an affordable high-performance shoulder camera. Its new 3-CMOS optical system delivers pristine HD images to solid state memory while the camera streams live video and audio via Wi-Fi or a plug-in LTE modem. It features a removable 20x Fujinon auto-focus lens, 4 channels of audio, dual memory card recording, and a new virtually lossless 50 Mbps recording mode. With the GY-HM850, you'll be First On-Air and First On-Line.
Be first On-air and first On-line with JVC's new GY-HM890U. This advanced 3-CMOS camera delivers pristine HD images to solid state memory while streaming via Wi-Fi or a plug-in LTE modem. It features a removable 20x Fujinon auto-focus lens, 4 channels of audio, dual memory card recording at up to 50 Mbps, an external HD-SDI pool feed input, and a full complement of fibre and multi-core studio options. It's the most feature-rich HD camera JVC has ever offered.
JVC Professional Studio Accessories
- HZ-ZS13BU: Zoom Servo Lens Control -
- HZ-FM15U/HZ-FM13U: Manual Focus Lens Control -
- KA-M790G: Multicore Studio Interface Unit -
- KA-790G: Studio Mounting Adaptor -
- KA-551U: Tripod Plate (V-wedge) -
- RM-LP25U: Remote Control Panel -
- RM-HP790: Digital Camera Control Unit -
- VF-HP790: 8.4-in HD/SD Studio Viewfinder w/Camera Menu Control -
HD PTZ Camcorders
The KY-PZ100 is a robotic pan, tilt and zoom video production camera. It's the first PTZ camera that features JVC's unique IP communications engine providing network connection via WiFi*, 4G-LTE*, or cabled LAN. It's designed to be used as a stand alone remote camera or as part of a multi-camera system in both studio and field environments. In addition to its 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs, it is also capable of reliably streaming 1080i/60, 1080p, 720p, and 360p video with 2-channel audio--all with minimal latency and forward error correction. Camera control is possible from a web browser, or with the dedicated RM-LP100 remote control panel, or from a variety of remote units using standard protocol. The camera also includes on-board HD recording at up to 50Mbps to a micro SDHC/SDXC card with the ability to upload the recorded files to an external server.
The KY-PZ100 features JVC's highly accurate direct drive mechanism for smooth, quiet and precise positioning with up to 100 preset positions. Positioning can be performed at a range of speeds from very very slow to very fast while retaining pin-point accuracy (within 0.03°). A newly developed 1/2.8-inch image sensor and 30x optical zoom lens produce superb broadcast quality images even in low light environments. The camera's Wide Dynamic Range mode provides clear natural foreground images even under challenging highlight conditions.
Power the camera, control it, and stream to the world all from a single ethernet cable. Or go wireless. Just provide power to the camera, plug in a WiFi adapter or LTE modem, and you'll have the world's most convenient, high quality robotic camera that can be placed virtually anywhere, stream full HD, and be controlled from anywhere in the world!
LCD HDTV Monitors
JVC's DT-V24G2 is a versatile LCD production monitor designed for field, studio and broadcast image evaluation. Its 10-bit panel and wide gamma range make it ideal for critical image evaluation.
The DT-V21G2 is a versatile LCD monitor suitable for field, studio and broadcast use. The monitor is fully capable of displaying 2048 x 1080/24p (DCI 2K) signal
The DT-V17G25 is a near EBU Grade 1 LCD monitor with outstanding color gamut, gamma and grayscale characteristics suitable for field, studio and broadcast image evaluation. Its 10-bit panel and wide gamma range make it ideal for critical image evaluation. The monitor is fully capable of displaying 2048 x 1080/24p (DCI 2K) signal
The DT-V17G2 is a versatile LCD monitor suitable for field, studio and broadcast use. The monitor is fully capable of displaying 2048 x 1080/24p (DCI 2K) signal
The new DT-V9L5E with LED Backlight technology and high resolution IPS panel is perfect for Studio usage. The DT-V9L5E uses an 8.2" IPS LED panel for best viewing performance with an increased resolution of 1280x800 pixels and the brightness boosted to 360cd for improved HD and native SD image performance
The DT-E21L4 is a cost-efficient full HD LCD 21-inch Studio Monitor with LED backlighting, reduced power consumption and improved lifespan. JVC's new DT-E Series HD monitors to provides a cost-effective alternative to our industry-standard DT-V high-end monitors. They feature a newly-developed TN Panel with LED backlighting that provides improved contrast and black level. With power consumption 20-30% less than conventional CCFL monitors, the DT-E Series monitors are perfect for use as control and studio monitors. The reduced power consumption also makes it possible to add 12v DC support for field use.
JVC's new DT-E Series HD monitors to provides a cost-effective alternative to our industry-standard DT-V high-end monitors. They feature a newly-developed TN Panel with LED backlighting that provides improved contrast and black level. With power consumption 20-30% less than conventional CCFL monitors, the DT-E Series monitors are perfect for use as control and studio monitors. The reduced power consumption also makes it possible to add 12VDC support for field use.
JVC has introduced the new DT-E Series of professional monitors to provide a cost-effective alternative to the industry standard DT-VG1 high-end monitors.
They feature a newly-developed TN Panel with LED back-lights which provide improved contrast and black level and are perfect for use as control and studio monitors. The DT-E Series monitors also come complete with free calibration software to aid in achieving optimum picture quality.
The SR-HD2700EU is the JVC Professional 's latest and most advanced Blu-ray™ recorder. It allows you to create standard Blu-ray™ high-definition discs or standard DVDs without a PC. The unit records from a variety of sources to its built-in 1-terabyte hard drive and/or directly to Blu-ray™ or DVD discs, easily and efficiently. SD/HD-SDI and HDMI inputs ensure compatibility with most HD cameras, recorders and production switchers. Cameras providing USB 2.0, iLink or SDHC memory files may also be used. For clients who require content in standard definition, the SR-HD2700 is capable of down-scaling and burning standard definition DVDs even when input signals are HD. Multiple copies of Blu-ray™ or DVD discs are easily obtained with the built-in duplication function*.
The SR-HD1700EU combo deck allows users to create standard Blu-Ray™ high-definition discs or standard DVDs directly from a live video input or from video files stored on its hard disk drive. Live input is provided through the unit's A/V connectors (SD) or the IEEE-1394 interface (SD/HD) and can be recorded directly to Blu-ray or DVD, or to the internal 500GB hard disk drive for later authoring and burning. JVC cameras providing USB 2.0 or SDHC/SDXC*2 memory files up to 35Mbps may also be used as input sources. And with its LAN connector, the SR-HD1700US is able to receive files from popular non-linear editing systems (via FTP) and burn them to disc. Multiple copies of Blu-ray™ or DVD discs are easily obtained with the built-in duplication function.
The SR-HD1350EU combo deck provides an economical way for users to create standard Blu-Ray™ high-definition discs or standard DVDs directly from a live video input or from video files stored on its built-in HDD. Live input is provided through the unit's A/V connectors (SD) or the IEEE-1394 interface (SD/HD) and can be recorded directly to Blu-ray or DVD, or to the internal 320GB hard disk drive for later authoring and burning. Cameras providing USB 2.0 or SDHC/SDXC*2 AVCHD memory files may also be used as input sources. Multiple copies of Blu-ray™ or DVD discs are easily obtained with the built-in duplication function.
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