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JVC Professional at BVE North

October 2012, London, UK
JVC Professional will be at BVE North, in Manchester, from 13-14th November (stand D35), showcasing the best from our wide product range. Come and visit us at stand D35 to see all our cameras in action and to discover more about the new GY-HM600 Series ENG camcorders, on show in the UK for the first time. We will also be demonstrating our 4K workflow featuring the GY-HMQ10 2k/4k camcorder, along with our latest production monitors featuring LED backlighting and updated calibration tools.

Launched this summer at IBC the new ProHD ENG 600 series cameras from JVC can shoot and deliver news footage faster than ever. These two advanced handheld cameras deliver exceptional imagery and features for news, sports, and independent production in an attractive form factor with intuitive user-friendly controls.

JVC GY-HM600 camcorder

The JVC GY-HM600 handheld camcorder is designed for fast paced ENG and production. Light, versatile and simple to use, it offers superb low light performance of F12 at 2000 lux, a 23x wide angle autofocus zoom lens, and file interoperability from acquisition to air.

It features three 1/3-inch 12-bit full-HD CMOS sensors (1920 x 1080) and records HD or SD footage in multiple file formats, including native XDCAM EX (.MP4), Final Cut Pro (.MOV), AVCHD and H.264, to non-proprietary SDHC or SDXC media cards. In addition to relay mode for uninterrupted recording, the GY-HM600 allows simultaneous recording to both memory cards for instant backup or client copy. It is the perfect tool for VJs and for news/media coverage.

GY-HM650 camcorder

Designed specifically for professional ENG applications, where fast recording in formats suitable for broadcasting is essential, the GY-HM650 ProHD handheld mobile news camera 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 or SD) on a second card. With built-in FTP connectivity, the GY-HM650 lets you deliver your footage back to a station for editing without the use of microwave or satellite connections - ideal for breaking an important story as soon as it happens.

The GY-HM650 not only supports MPEG-2, AVCHD and H.264 formats, but also the new AS-10 format (MXF for production). In addition, a built-in web server allows you to take full control of the camera, including focus, zoom, iris and metadata editing, via any browser-enabled device such as a tablet or mobile phone, with no additional software required.

4K workflow and the GY-HMQ10 2K/4K camcorder

With more broadcasters and production houses looking towards the future, JVC will be demonstrating its current 4K workflow with the worlds first handheld 2K/4K camcorder, the GY-HMQ10. It captures, records and plays video images at four times the resolution of high definition television. Powered by JVCs Falconbrid large-scale integration (LSI) chip for high-speed signal processing and a 1/2-inch CMOS imager with 8.3 million active pixels, the camcorder delivers real-time 3840x2160 footage at 24p and 50p. Using MPEG-4 technology and a variable bit rate H.264 codec operating at up to 144 Mbps, its possible to record up to two hours of 4K video to economical SDHC or SDXC memory cards. To highlight the cameras performance and how it can be used alongside existing systems, a 4K workflow based around the GY-HMQ10 will be on show, demonstrating both ease of use and the creative ways 4K material can be used as part of a full HD project. There will also be an area displaying our studio solutions, with the GY-HM790 fibre camera system, camera controllers and KM-H3000 digital production switcher.

New production monitors, including the DT-V17G15 17 inch monitor with RGB backlight technology

JVC DT-V17G15 monitor

With RGB LED backlighting across the whole IPS panel, 10 bit colour resolution and 10 bit processing, JVCs new 17 inch DT-V17G15 monitor delivers near grade one imaging and performance. The monitor also features vector/wave monitoring, 3G HD-SDI inputs including dual HD-SDI, and latency of less than one frame.
JVC remains a leader in full HD flat-panel displays, and is continuing to break new ground with its expanding product lines, delivering everything from professional production monitors to affordable portable displays. The newest addition to the popular and high-performance, professional DT-V Series - the DT-V17G15 - adds the option of a cost-effective near-grade 1 production monitor. With RGB LEDs aligned over the panel, each different coloured light helps provide a higher colour gamut overall, with exceptionally accurate colours. This benefit is particularly noticeable on skin tones, where this technology provides very realistic colour reproduction.

Other new models debuting at BVE North include an updated 9 inch models (DT-V9L5) and the DT-X series of portable 7 inch field. Consistent design, exceptional images and high build quality are just some of the reasons why JVC monitors have remained industry leading, and with these latest models, JVC continues its tradition of delivering affordable technological innovations for video professionals.