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11 old camcorders go out, 11 JVC GY HC900 broadcast camcorders go in

11 old camcorders go out, 11 JVC GY HC900 broadcast camcorders go in

Aware of the benefits of JVC’s new CONNECTED CAM line of camcorders, which includes the GY-HC900, GY-HC500 and GY-HC550, KUSI opted for GY HC900, considered…

Big South Conference uses 36 JVC ProHD GY-HM850 packages for streaming sports

Big South Conference uses 36 JVC ProHD GY-HM850 packages for streaming sports

Big South Conference, an NCAA Division 1 collegiate athletic conference, has standardized on ProHD GY-HM850 shoulder-mount camcorders to provide multi-camera coverage of sports. JVC Professional Video, a…

JVC GY-HM250: the first professional camcorder with Facebook Live

JVC GY-HM250: the first professional camcorder with Facebook Live

The JVC GY-HM250 4KCAM is the first fully integrated Facebook Live professional camcorder, thanks to a new free upgrade released by JVC Professional Video. Allowing for live broadcasts up…

Sony HXR-NX80 and PXW-Z90 camcorders to offer Simple Live Streaming

Sony HXR-NX80 and PXW-Z90 camcorders to offer Simple Live Streaming

Stream live footage directly to major online platforms with easy set-up using Simple Live Streaming, an essential tool to connect with audiences using Wi-Fi. The new option will…

NAB 2019: 8K

NAB 2019: 8K

NAB 2019 marked the point where — without any particular fanfare — 8K television moved from a gee-whiz technology demo to a practical production, post-production, and distribution system. Blackmagic Design…

GY-HC500 & GY-HC550: JVC’s new cameras break the 10-bit barrier + add ProRes & J-Log1 (10-bit) for HDR

GY-HC500 & GY-HC550: JVC’s new cameras break the 10-bit barrier + add ProRes & J-Log1 (10-bit) for HDR

I am very excited to share that JVC’s new 1-inch type sensor GY-HC500 and HC550 cameras now break the 10-bit barrier, not only with inboard 10…

Product Review: Genustech ScriptShade™ Mattebox

Product Review: Genustech ScriptShade™ Mattebox

I first saw a prototype of the ScriptShade at the Genustech booth at NAB this year and was immediately impressed with the concept! Being already familiar with Genustech hardware from…

Is the Canon EOS M50 worldcam in the US? Yes or no?

Is the Canon EOS M50 worldcam in the US? Yes or no?

When I first covered the Canon EOS M50 in Blackmagic “Pocket” Cinema Camera 4K vs competition: Canon, JVC, Panasonic and Sony (link ahead) in April 2018, all available published information…

Tony Dae clarifies Blackmagic “Pocket” 4K camera crop

Tony Dae clarifies Blackmagic “Pocket” 4K camera crop

Many video producers are strongly considering the new Blackmagic “Pocket” Cinema 4K camcorder, which I have covered in past articles. Many of them are trying to pick lenses for it…

Canon’s new broadcast camcorder: the XF-HEVC capable XF705

Canon’s new broadcast camcorder: the XF-HEVC capable XF705

With the new XF705 camcorder, which offers 4K UHD 60P 4:2:2 10-bit recording to SD cards, Canon has one goal: revolutionise broadcast workflows, through the use of…

NAB: Quick notes from Sony

NAB: Quick notes from Sony

Sony’s Sunday press conference covered quite a few things. I’ll focus on just a few. New Cameras Sony’s Peter Crithary introduced two new 4K…

Traditional camcorders in the era of mirrorless/HDSLR cams

Traditional camcorders in the era of mirrorless/HDSLR cams

Mirrorless and HDSLR cameras get most of the press attention nowadays. However, there are still many content producers who prefer the traditional camcorder with permanent parfocal zoom lens. (Parfocal means…

Canon LEGRIA HF G26: a Full HD camcorder

Canon LEGRIA HF G26: a Full HD camcorder

  Announced as the camcorder to satisfy video enthusiasts’ creative needs, the new LEGRIA HF G26 has some interesting touches, such as a professional grade zoom rocker, among other features…

Panasonic GH5S camcorder/camera proves that less (pixels) is more

Panasonic GH5S camcorder/camera proves that less (pixels) is more

At CES 2018, Panasonic just announced the new GH5S to accompany the original GH5 camcorder/camera. In a way, the new Panasonic GH5S is like light beer, but instead of…

Is the GH5 the best camera under US$10k? Jordan Drake believes it is. Learn why.

Is the GH5 the best camera under US$10k? Jordan Drake believes it is. Learn why.

Jordan Drake and his co-host Chris Niccolls from Calgary, Alberta, Canada consider the under US$2k Panasonic Lumix GH5 to be the best current overall camera under US$10…