JVC GY-HM70U HD Camcorder

JVC GY-HM70U HD Camcorder

JVC GY-HM70U HD Camcorder

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Product Highlights

  • 1/2.3" 12MP CMOS Image Sensor
  • 3.76-37.6mm f/1.2-2.8 JVC HD GT Lens
  • 35mm Equivalent 29.5-476mm
  • Records 28Mbps AVCHD 1080/60p
  • Two SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slots
  • Dual Battery System Enable Hot Swap
  • 3" Touch Screen LCD Display and LCOS EVF
  • High Frame Rate Recording up to 300fps
  • Focus Assist Function and Zebra Display
  • Built-in Zoom Mic and External Mic Jack
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JVC GY-HM70 overview

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The JVC GY-HM70U HD Camcorder features a shoulder-mount form factor, a 1/2.3" 12MP CMOS sensor and a 10x optical zoom lens. The lens has a 35mm equivalent of 29.5-476mm, and the 10x optical zoom is supplemented by a 16x dynamic and 200x digital zoom. The GY-HM70U can record up to 1080/60p video in the AVCHD Progressive format at 28Mbps. Two SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slots and a dual battery system enable extended recording times.

  • 1/2.3-inch 12 megapixel oversampled CMOS image sensor
  • 3.76-37.6mm f/1.2-2.8 JVC HD GT Lens (29.5-476mm 35mm equivalent)
  • 10x optical zoom, 16x dynamic zoom and 200x digital zoom
  • Auto exposure adjustment, auto iris, touch priority AE/AF
  • Manual focus, zoom, iris, shutter and white balance controls
  • Records up to 1080/60p at 28Mbps in the AVCHD Progressive format
  • 12MP digital still capture during recording
  • Two SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slots for extended recording times
  • Dual snap-on battery system enables hot swapping during recording
  • 3" touch screen LCD display and 0.24" LCOS color viewfinder
  • High frame rate recording up to 300fps with 720 x 480 resolution
  • FALCONBRID High Speed Processor
  • Optical image stabilization
  • Focus assist function
  • Zebra indication (over 100%/70-80%/OFF)
  • Backlight compensation
  • Face detection and Smile Shot
  • Built-in zoom microphone and 3.5mm mic jack
  • Tele macro
  • 3.5mm remote connector (compatible with HZ-M150VZR remote lens control unit)
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
In the Box
JVC GY-HM70U HD Camcorder
  • AC adapter (AP-V20)
  • BN-VF823 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack - 7.2V, 2190mAh
  • Composite/Audio Cable (RCA x3)
  • USB Cable
  • Operation Manual (CD-ROM)
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    JVC GY-HM70 specs

    Image Sensor 1/2.3" progressive scan CMOS
    Total Pixels 12 MP
    Effective Pixels Video: 5.4 MP (2.07 MP with IS OFF and dynamic zoom ON)
    Still image (16:9): 5.4 MP (2.07 MP with IS OFF and dynamic zoom ON)
    Still image (4:3): 6.04 MP (4.5 MP with IS OFF)
    Synchronizing System Internal synchronization
    Minimum Illumination 1 lux (GAIN UP - AUTO SLOW-SHUTTER mode, Shutter Speed 1/30)
    Slow Motion 300 fps (fixed) with 720 x 480 resolution
    Burst Rate High: approx. 12.5 still photos per second
    Medium: approx. 6.25 still photos per second
    Low: approx. 2 still photos per second
    Focal Length 3.76 - 37.6 mm
    Maximum Aperture f/1.2 - 2.8
    35mm Equivalent Focal Length 29.5 - 476 mm (with IS OFF and dynamic zoom ON)
    Zoom Ratio 10x (optical), 16x (dynamic with IS OFF), 200x (max digital)
    Image Stabilization Optical image stabilization with "Enhanced Advanced Image Stabilizer"
    Focus Auto/Manual
    Filter Diameter 46 mm (screw pitch 0.75 mm)
    Recording Media SD/SDHC/SDXC (SDHC or SDXC Class 4/6/10 recommended for video)
    Recording Formats Video HD: AVCHD/AVCHD Progressive, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
    Audio: Dolby Digital 2ch (AC3) 48kHz/16-bit, 256kbps
    Still images: JPEG
    Recording Modes HD
    Progressive mode: 1920 x 1080/60p (approx. 28 Mbps max)
    UXP mode: 1920 x 1080/60i (approx. 24 Mbps)
    XP mode: 1920 x 1080/60i (approx.17 Mbps)
    SP mode: 1920 x 1080/60i (approx.12 Mbps)
    EP mode: 1920 x 1080/60i (approx.5 Mbps)
    SSW (16:9) mode: 720 x 480/60i (approx. 6 Mbps)
    SEW (16:9) mode: 720x480/60i (approx. 3 Mbps)
    Memory Cards SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot (x2)
    Video Output RCA (x1)
    HDMI Mini Connector (x.v. color compatible) (x1)
    Audio Output RCA (x2)
    Microphone Input 3.5 mm stereo mini jack with plug in power (x1)
    Headphone Output 3.5 mm stereo mini jack (x1)
    USB Mini USB Type AB (USB 2.0 compliant)
    Remote 3.5 mm mini jack (x1)
    Monitor 3.0" LCD 230,000 pixels (16:9)
    Viewfinder 0.24" LCOS 260,000 pixels (16:9)
    Built-In Microphone 2-channel stereo (with zoom microphone function)
    Power DC 11V (AC adaptor), DC 7.2V (Battery)
    Power Consumption Approx. 3.6W (when LCD monitor backlight is set to Level 3, 1080i mode)
    Operating Temperature 32 ~ 104 F (0 ~ 40 C)
    Storage Temperature 14 ~ 122 F (-20 ~ 50 C)
    Operating Humidity 35 ~ 80%
    Storage Humidity Under 85%
    Dimensions 8.94 x 9.12 x 18.75" 227 x 232 x 476 mm) (without battery
    Weight Approx. 6.7 lb (3.0 kg) with one BN-VF823 battery and memory card
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 11.6 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 23.5 x 13.9 x 13.3"

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