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New at NAB 2012: JVC’s GY-HM650 & GY-HM600 Cameras

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Big news from JVC, at  NAB 2012, as they announce two heavy-hitters in the world of mobile news and handheld cameras.

The GY-HM650 is a ProHD handheld mobile news camera, which can shoot and deliver news footage faster than ever. Equipped with dual codecs, it produces full HD files on one memory card while simultaneously creating smaller, Web-friendly files (1/4 HD) on a second card. With built-in FTP and Wi-Fi connectivity, the GY-HM650 delivers the footage back to a station without a microwave or satellite connection.

 Key Features:

  • 1/3-inch 12-bit CMOS sensors (1920 x 1080 x 3)
  • F11 Sensitivity
  • 23x Fujinon Auto focus zoom lens with manual functions
    F1.6-3.0, 23x, f=4.1-94.3mm (35mm conversion:29 to 667mm)
  • Optical image stabilizer
  • 3 position ND filter (1/4, 1/16, 1/64)
  • 0.45-inch 1.22M pixel color viewfinder
  • 3.5-inch 920K pixel LCD display with focus assist
  • SDXC/SDHC memory card recording(2 slots for dual-backup, continuous recording)
  • Dual Codec: Recording simultaneously HD + SD or HD + ¼HD (for Web delivery)
  • Multiple encoding formats:
    HD MPEG2 (35/25/19Mbps)
    AVCHD 1920×1080 60i
    SD H.264
  • Wide media format compatibility:
    .MXF with rich Metadata (optimized for asset management)
    .MOV (Final Cut Pro)
    .MP4 (XDCAM EX™)
    AVCHD
  • Professional switch layout and comprehensive video settings
  • Pre Rec (retro) mode (20 sec.)
  • Interval (time lapse) recording
  • Built-in stereo microphone
  • 2-channel balanced audio inputs (mic/line switchable) w/phantom power supply
  • HD/SD-SDI, HDMI Outputs
  • Wired remote control connector
  • Built-in GPS
  • WiFi connectivity with Apps for iOS/Android for remote control, remote viewing, metadata upload
  • FTP file upload via WiFi
  • High performance 2D DNR

Check out the full specs HERE.
Available: Winter 2012; MSRP: $5,695

>> Read the full press release
>> Product News Brochure (PDF)

The GY-HM600 is a next-generation handheld ProHD camera that delivers exceptional imagery and features for news, sports, and independent production. It features a built-in wide angle 23x autofocus zoom lens, delivers superior low-light performance, and provides excellent sensitivity (F11 at 2000 lux) in a comfortable, versatile form factor.

Key Features:

  • 1/3-inch 12-bit CMOS sensors (1920 x 1080 x 3)
  • F11 Sensitivity
  • 23x Fujinon Auto focus zoom lens with manual functions
  • F1.6-3.0, 23x, f=4.1-94.3mm (35mm conversion:29 to 667mm)
  • Optical image stabilizer
  • 3 position ND filter (1/4, 1/16, 1/64)
  • 0.45-inch 1.22M pixel color viewfinder
  • 3.5-inch 920K pixel LCD display with focus assist
  • SDXC/SDHC memory card recording (2 slots for dual-backup, continuous recording)
  • Multiple encoding formats:
    HD MPEG2 (35/25/19Mbps)
    AVCHD 1920×1080 60i
    SD H.264
  • Wide media format compatibility:
    .MOV (Final Cut Pro)
    .MP4 (XDCAM EX™)
    AVCHD
  • Professional switch layout and comprehensive video settings
  • Pre Rec (retro) mode (20 sec.)
  • Interval (time lapse) recording
  • Built-in stereo microphone
  • 2-channel balanced audio inputs (mic/line switchable) w/phantom power supply
  • HD/SD-SDI, HDMI Outputs
  • Wired remote control connector
  • High performance 2D DNR

Check out the full specs HERE.
Available: Fall 2012; MSRP: $4,695

>> Read the full press release
>> Product News Brochure (PDF)

 
Also announced at NAB:

  • JVC KENWOOD To Convert 20th Century Fox Premiere Catalog Titles to Blu-ray 3D for home (read)
  • New SR-HD2500US Blu-ray Recorder allows direct recording of live signal to disc (read)
  • JVC to support AMWA MXF for Production Standard (read)
  • JVC adds DT-V21G11Z Monitor with energy efficient LED backlight to its Vèritè G Series (read)
  • JVC’s new cost-effective E-Series consume less power with LED Backlighting (read)
  • JVC ships GY-HMQ10 handheld 4K Camcorder (read)
  • WDJT-TV Milwaukee upgrades to local HD news with JVC’s ProHD GY-HM790 Camcorders (read)
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