JVC Everio GZ-RY980HEU Quad-Proof 4K Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom (PAL)

JVC Everio GZ-RY980HEU Quad-Proof 4K Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom (PAL)

JVC Everio GZ-RY980HEU Quad-Proof 4K Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom (PAL)

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Product Highlights

  • UHD 4K Video / 8.3MP Stills
  • Back-Illuminated 18.9MP CMOS Sensor
  • JVC 4K GT 29.9-299mm Lens
  • Dual SDHC/SDXC Card Slots
  • MOV at 70 Mb/s, AVCHD Up to 24/28 Mb/s
  • 10x Optical Zoom & 18x (HD) Dynamic Zoom
  • Advanced Image Stabilizer (AIS)
  • 3" Touchscreen LCD
  • Durable Quad-Proof Body Design
  • UHD 4K Time-Lapse Recording
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WARNING: This is a "PAL" product and CANNOT be used with USA/NTSC systems.

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JVC GZ-RY980HEU overview

  • 1Description

The JVC Everio GZ-RY980HEU Quad-Proof 4K Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom (PAL) records up to 4K video in the .MOV format at 70 Mb/s, and HD at bit rates up to 28 Mb/s to dual SDHC/SDXC media card slots. Designed with JVC's rugged Quad-Proof camera body, the Everio GZ-RY980HEU is built to capture your adventures, no matter the weather. This rugged camcorder is waterproof down to 16', shockproof from falls up to 5', dustproof, and freeze-proof down to 14°F. The camera's back-illuminated 18.9MP CMOS sensor uses JVC's Falconbird image processor, and 8.3MP stills can be pulled directly from the 4K video.

The GZ-RY980HEU's JVC 4K GT lens features a 10x optical zoom in 4K and 18x dynamic zoom when shooting HD. Advanced image stabilization (AIS) reduces camera shake when handholding the camera. View while recording and playing back footage on the 3" touchscreen LCD. Image capture features include time-lapse recording, face detection, and special effects like Grainy B&W, Food, and Baby modes. Additional camera features include a rechargeable internal battery lasting up to 4.5 hours in 4K (5.5 hours in HD), a built-in zoom microphone, and 46mm filter thread.

  • Record UHD 4K video in .MOV up to 70 Mb/s, and up to 8.3MP stills
  • Record 1080p60 in AVCHD at up to 28 Mb/s, and 1080i60 AVCHD video up to 24 Mb/s
  • Back-illuminated 18.9MP CMOS image sensor
  • Dual card slots for recording to SDHC/SDXC media
  • Dual slots can be used for serial recording, automatically switching from the full card to the next card
  • Dual slots also enable simultaneous (backup) recordings of HD
  • Quad-proof design is waterproof down to 16', shockproof up to 5', dustproof, and freeze-proof down to 14°F
  • 10x optical zoom, 18x dynamic zoom in HD with image stabilizer off, and 200x digital zoom
  • Rechargeable internal battery runs up to 4.5 hours in 4K, 5.5 hours in HD
  • Camera also charges via USB and select portable batteries (not included)
  • 3" touchscreen LCD panel for viewing and playback
  • Advanced image stabilization (AIS) compensates for camera shake
  • Camera will continue to record even when the LCD panel is closed
In the Box
JVC Everio GZ-RY980HEU Quad-Proof 4K Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom (PAL)
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cable
  • Mini-HDMI to HDMI Cable
  • Lens Cap
  • Limited 6-Month Warranty
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    JVC GZ-RY980HEU specs

    Sensor 1-Chip 1/2.3" CMOS
    Backside Illumination Yes
    Sensor Resolution 18.9 MP
    Effective Pixels 7.95 MP (16:9 Video / Image Stabilizer Off)
    Focal Length 3.76 - 37.6mm
    35mm-Equivalent Focal Length 29.9 - 299 at 16:9 
    Maximum Aperture f/1.8 - f/2.8
    Zoom Optical: 10x 4K
    Dynamic: 18x (in HD)
    Digital: 200x
    Filter Size 46 mm
    System PAL
    Recording Media x SDHC/SDXC (512 GB Maximum)
    x SDHC/SDXC (512 GB Maximum)
    Recording Time SDHC/SDXC 512 GB
    3840 x 2160 25p (70 Mb/s), 14 h
    1920 x 1080 50p (28 Mb/s), 36 h 10 minutes
    1920 x 1080 50i (24 Mb/s), 42 h 10 minutes
    1920 x 1080 50i (18 Mb/s), 56 h 10 minutes
    Video Format 3940 x 2160p at 24/25/30 fps (70 Mb/s MOV via H.264)
    1920 x 1080p at 50/60 fps (28 Mb/s AVCHD via MPEG-4)
    1920 x 1080i at 50/60 fps (24, 18 Mb/s AVCHD)
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Slow Motion Mode 120 fps Recorded at 1920 x 1080p
    100 fps Recorded at 1920 x 1080p
    60 fps Recorded at 1920 x 1080p
    50 fps Recorded at 1920 x 1080p
    Still Image Resolution JPEG: 8.3 Megapixel, 3840 x 2160 (19:9)
    JPEG: 2 Megapixel, 1920 x 1080 (16:9)
    Display Type LCD
    Touchscreen Yes
    Screen Size 3"
    Screen Resolution 460,000 Dots
    Image Stabilization Digital
    Shockproof Rating 4.9' / 1.5 m
    Waterproof Depth Rating 16.4' / 5.0 m (Camera)
    IP Rating IPX8
    Lux 3 (Minimum)
    Built-In Mic Yes
    Wi-Fi None
    Accessory Shoe None
    Tripod Mount 1/4" - 20
    Input/Output Connectors
    Outputs 1 x USB 2.0 Type A
    1 x Mini-HDMI (Type C)
    1 x USB 3.0 Type-C
    Microphone Input Yes
    Battery Rechargeable Battery Pack, 3.6 VDC, 6400 mAh
    Max Runtime: 5 Hours per Charge
    Charging Method USB
    Power Adapter 100 - 240 VAC, 50 / 60Hz
    Power Consumption Recording: 4.1 W

    When set to: 4K, 25p, 0 backlight

    Operating Temperature 14 to 104°F / -10 to 40°C
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.1 x 3.0 x 6.4" / 79.0 x 76.0 x 162.0 mm Excluding Grip Belt
    Weight 1.36 lb / 620 g Camera Only
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.8 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.4 x 9.1 x 4.8"

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