JVC will demo new colour resolution capabilities for its GY-LS300 4KCAM Super 35 handheld camcorder at the Media Production Show (MPS).


Available via version 4.0 firmware, the update affords increased colour resolution to 4:2:2 in 4K mode recording at 24/25/30p, Capture is done to onboard to SDXC media cards.

The update also expands Ultra HD (3840x2160) output to include 50/60p via HDMI and improves the IP remote function to allow remote control and image viewing in 4K.

The GY-LS300 works with the Ninja Inferno and Shogun Inferno monitor recorders from Atomos, triggering recording from the camera’s start/stop operation.

“The upgrades provides performance enhancements for high raster recording and IP remote capability in 4K, adding even more content creation flexibility to the GYLS300,”

said Gustav Emrich, European product manager, JVC Kenwood.

“Seamless integration with the new Ninja Inferno will help deliver 50/60p to our customers and allow them to produce outstanding footage for a variety of 4K and UHD productions.”

Also on show will be JVC’s PTZ cameras including the KY-PZ100, a robotic production camera that now works natively with NewTek’s TriCaster multi-camera video production system.

Two upgraded models in its 600 Series of ProHD mobile news camcorders will also be on display, the GY-HM660, a streaming camcorder with integrated IFB (interruptible foldback) audio, and the GY-HM620. Both new cameras feature three new 12-bit CMOS sensors with improved F13 (50Hz) sensitivity for superior low-light performance.

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The Media Production Show takes place 13-14 June at Olympia, London

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