JVC GY-HM700 HD Camcorder Kit with Fujinon 17x5 Lens

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JVC GY-HM700 HD Camcorder Kit with Fujinon 17x5 Lens
Camcorder Kit with Fujinon 17x5 Lens. The GY-HM700 on-shoulder memory card camcorder offers high level of performance suitable for demanding applications in mainstream production, electronic newsgathering and cinematography.

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Industry's 1st to record in Apple's Final Cut Pro (FCP) Quicktime Native File format (.MOV )

Newly developed 1/3" 3-CCD progressive imager that records Full HD 1920 X 1080 resolution

High quality picture of up to 35Mbps

Records to inexpensive SDHC cards (2 slots) and up to 64GB
(6 hours continuously)

Records in SxS Memory card to Sony's XDCAM EX .MP4 file format (optional KA-MR100 media recorder required)

Detachable lens capability

HD-SDI output


Power requirement - DC 12 V (11 V to 17 V)
Power consumption - Approx. 23 W (during recording [when the camcorder + standard lens + LCD monitor are in use])
Mass - Approx. 3.4 kg (7.5 lbs.)
Temperature - Operating: 0oC to 40oC (32oF to 104oF)
Storage - -20oC to 60oC (-4oF to 122oF)
Humidity - Operating: 30% to 80% RH
Image pickup device - 3-chip 1/3" Progressive CCD
Color separation prism - F1.4, 3-color separation prism
Sync system - Internal sync (built-in SSG)
Lens mount - 1/3" bayonet system
ND filter - OFF, +1/4ND, +1/16ND
Gain - 0dB, 3dB, 6dB, 9dB, 12dB, 15dB, 18dB, ALC
Electronic shutter - 1/6 to 1/10000, EEI
Minimum illumination - 1.25lx (typical) (1920x1080 mode, F1.4, +18dB, with 8-frame accumulation)
LCD monitor - 4.3' LCD, 800 x 480 (WVGA, 410,000 pixels)
Viewfinder - 0.45' LCOS, 1.22 Megapixels (852 x 480 x 3)
Supported media - SDHC (Class 6) Slots: x 2
Recording time - Approx. 25 minutes (8 GB SDHC card, 35 Mbps, VBR mode)
Recording file format - QuickTime File Format for Final Cut Pro/ MP4 File Format (w/KA-MR100)
Recording format -
Video - MPEG-2 long GOP
HQ mode - VBR, 35 Mbps (Max) MPEG-2 MP@HL
SP mode - CBR, 25 Mbps (1440x1080i)/
19 Mbps (1280 x 720p24/25/30): MPEG-2 MP@H-14
19 Mbps (1280 x 720p50/60): MPEG-2 MP@HL
Audio - LPCM 2ch, 48 kHz/16bit
Video frame rate -
NTSC settings -
HQ mode - 1920 x 1080/59.94i, 29.97p, 23.98p,
1440 x 1080/59.94i (MOV only), 1280 x 720/59.94p, 29.97p, 23.98p
SP mode: 1440 x 1080/59.94i, 1280 x 720/59.94p, 29.97p, 23.98p
PAL settings -
HQ mode - 1920 x 1080/50i, 25p, 1440 x 1080/50i (MOV only), 1280 x 720/50p, 25p
SP mode - 1440 x 1080/50i, 1280 x 720/50p, 25p
Variable frame rate (HQ 720p mode) -
NTSC settings - 10/12/15/20/24/30/40/48/60 fps
PAL settings - 10/12.5/20/25/40/50 fps
Analog composite output (480i or 576i: Downconverted, 4:3/16:9) -
1.0 V (p-p), 75-ohms, BNC (unbalanced)
Component output (720p/1080i): Y: 1.0 V (p-p), 75-ohms Pb,
Pr: 0.7 V(p-p), 75-ohms, BNC x 3 (unbalanced)
SDI output terminal (480i or 576i: Downconverted/720p/1080i -
embedded audio), BNC (unbalanced)
HD-SDI - Compliant with SMPTE 292 M
SD-SDI - Compliant with SMPTE 259 M
Audio input -
[MIC]: -60 dBu, 3k-ohms, XLR (balanced), +48 V output (phantom power supply)
[LINE]: +4 dBu, 10k-ohms, XLR (balanced)
Audio output - -8+/-1 dBu (when audio signal process output is -20 dB), 1k-ohms, RCA x 2 (unbalanced)
Headphone - 3.5 mm mini jack (stereo) x 2
Remote - DIN 6-pin
IEEE1394 output - 4-pin
USB - Mini USB-B type, USB 2.0, miniB, slave function (mass storage class) only

In the Box

Fujinon Th17x5BRM Lens
V-Lock Battery Mount
JVC GY-HM700 Manual


Reviewed by 2 Customers
Rating: 5.0
What an awesome camera
Rating: 5.0
By from Queensland, Australia on
We looked at the canon lens but decided the extra zoom outweighed the extra little bit of light, we often use it under artificial light and works a treat, I strongly suggest moving away from the factory settings and setting it up for your personal needs. If you’re a serious videographer this camera has be a serious consideration.at this price you’d be silly not to make this purchase, only down side is order a separate battery and power supply, we intending a couple more of these in the near future.
An Awesome buy
Rating: 5.0
By Verified Buyer from Queensland, Australia on
Thanks to Globalmediapro Limited for the supply of this awesome camera the JVC GY-HM700 HD Camcorder Kit with Fujinon 17x5 Lens, the one problem which out of Globalmediapro Limited control was it arrived with no power supply or battery, so make sure you add these into your order. We opted for Fujinon 17x5 Lens option because we already run Fujinon lens on our other JVC cameras, I had spoken to couple others about the canon lens and were told they can be a little noisy under low light. We are happy with our acquisition the price was excellent. Thanks again.

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