JVC Camcorder Comparison

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GY-HM150U

GY-HM750U

GY-HM790U

Form factor

Hand held

Compact Shoulder

Compact Shoulder, Studio

Weight

3.1 lbs. (w/microphone)

7.5 lbs. (w/lens, microphone)

8.2 lbs (w/lens, microphone)

Image Sensor

1/4-in CCDs (x3)

1/3-in CCDs (x3)

1/3-in CCDs (x3)

Lens / Mount

Integrated 10x Fujinon lens

1/3-in Bayonet Mount

1/3-in Bayonet Mount

Auto focus

Yes

Not available

Not available

Optical image stabilization

Yes

Not available

Not available

ND Filter

1

2

2

Encoder

MPEG2 / DV

MPEG2 / DV

MPEG2 / DV

Recording Media

SDHC Class 6/10, SDXC
(2 slots)

SDHC Class 6/10 (2 slots)) SxS (1 slot, optional)

SDHC Class 6/10 (2 slots)
SxS (1 slot, optional)

File formats

MOV, MP4, AVI

MOV, MP4, AVI

MOV, MP4, AVI

Simultaneous recording on 2 cards

Yes

Yes

No

Recording modes

1920 x 1080 (1080p24/p25/p30, 1080i60/i50)
1440 x 1080 (60i/50i)

1280 x 720P (p60/p50/p30/p25/p24)

720 x 480 (60i)
1920 x 1080 (1080p24/p25/p30, 1080i60/i50)
1440 x 1080 (60i/50i)

1280 x 720P (p60/p50/p30/p25/p24)

720 x 480 (60i)

1920 x 1080 (1080p24/p25/p30, 1080i60/i50)
1440 x 1080 (60i/50i)

1280 x 720P (p60/p50/p30/p25/p24)

720 x 480 (60i)

Recording data rate

19Mbps, 25Mbps, 35Mbps

19Mbps, 25Mbps, 35Mbps

19Mbps, 25Mbps, 35Mbps

Over / Under Crank

No

Yes

Yes

SD Recording capability

Yes

Yes

Yes

Pre Rec (retro) recording

5 seconds

20 seconds

20 seconds

Maximum HD recording time

Up to 24 hrs (128GB SDXC x2 @19Mbps)
About 13hrs (128GB SDXC x2 @35Mbps)

Up to 6 hrs (32GB x2 @19Mbps)
About 3.3hrs (32GB x2 @35Mbps)
Up to 6 hrs (32GB x2 @19Mbps)
About 3.3hrs (32GB x2 @35Mbps)

Audio Recording

2 Channel, PCM Uncompressed

2 Channel, PCM Uncompressed

2 Channel, PCM Uncompressed

Interval Recording
Yes
No
No

Digital Output

HDMI

HDSDI
IEEE-1394 (4-pin)

HDSDI
IEEE-1394 (4-pin)

Downconvert via IEEE-1394

N/A

No

No

Viewfinder

0.24 LCOS (260,000 pixels)

0.45 LCOS (1.22 megapixels)

0.45 LCOS (1.22 megapixels)

LCD panel

2.7 (230,000 pixels)

4.3 (410,000 pixels)

4.3 (410,000 pixels)

Battery

2.2AH Lion (included)

Anton-Bauer mount
Battery not included

Anton-Bauer mount
Battery not included

Remote control

Simple wireless (included)
Optional serial

Optional RM-LP25

Optional RM-LP25

Multicore / Fiber capability

No

No

Yes
w/expansion module

VF-HP790 large VF compatibility

No

Yes

Yes

68 pin expansion connector
No
Yes
Yes

DVB-ASI output

No

Yes w/KA-AS790G

Yes w/KA-AS790G

SxS Recording
No
Yes w/KA-MR100G
Yes w/KA-MR100G

Genlock

No

No

Yes

Time code input/output

No

No

Yes

Video input (pool feed)

No

No

Yes

Image flip

No

Yes

Yes

Tripod plate

Not available

Optional

Optional