JVC FalconBrid GC-PX1 HD Hybrid Camcorder Black - Click images to enlarge.
We had a hands-on look at the new JVC FalconBrid GC-PX1 - previously announced
, but now on display at Focus on Imaging 2011 - it is a "HD Hybrid Camcorder" / "Digital Camera" and records full HD video: 1920, x 1080 / 60p progressive scanning max 36mbps - according to JVC, it's the industry's highest quality, and also features 60fps shooting at 10mp for 144 shots, and it will also record 2 hours of video at 300fps!
- 10.6 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor - high sensitive and high definition
- Optical image stabilisation
- Stereo microphones built in
- 10mp still picture shooting, up to ISO6400
- 10x optical zoom lens, Konica Minolta HD Lens, f/2.8
- 32GB Internal memory
- 3.0 inch touch panel LCD monitor with tilt function
- Time lapse recording
- Bundled software: LoiloScope FX for Windows
- HDMI out, AV output, USB 2.0, external MIC input, headphone output
- It will be available (in the future) in Silver / Black
- Aluminium / Magnesium metal body
SDXC Memory card slot, Built in Xenon flash at the front, and top stereo microphones built in.
The side points out some of main features such as the 60fps shooting, and 10 mega pixel B.S.I (Back side illuminated) CMOS sensor. The controls: wheel, set, exposure / focus, mode dial with P/A/S/M, Scene, intelligent AUTO, U (User) modes, power button, access and power lights, and photo / video button. Below are the numerous connections such as Mic socket, Headphones, USB, HDMI, and AC Power.
The Konica Minolta HD Lens, is a 10x optical zoom lens with AF, and an f/2.8 lens with a 46mm filter thread.
The back is mostly domincated by the large widescreen 3 inch touchscreen, and then the right hand side has zoom control, display, flash, self-timer and video record buttons.
The screen swivels, and on top are dedicated High Speed video and high speed continuous still shooting buttons.
The large hand grip contains an extremely large camcorder styled battery, and you also get a better view of the SDXC memory card slot in this shot. Join in the conversation on this new high speed camera / camcorder in the ePHOTOzine forum
, and for more on Focus on Imaging 2011, have a look at our Focus on Imaging 2011 Show Photos