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GY-HM150E - Hand-Held 3CCD Solid-State HD Camcorder

$2,467.77 (inc VAT) $2,056.47 (exc VAT)
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If you are looking for a fast editing workflow and total flexibility the new JVC GY-HM150 with improved JVC technology is the answer.

The GY-HM150 camcorder records native QuickTime, HD MP4 and SD AVI files, so you can start editing immediately in Final Cut Pro and other major non-linear editing systems Â? all without breaking a sweat. And because the GY-HM150 records high definition video and uncompressed audio directly to inexpensive, readily available SDHC and SDXC media cards, you can keep on shooting for hours without risking breaking the bank.

It is also JVC's first camcorder to offer both SD and HD shooting options.

At only 1.4 kg the GY-HM150 is one of the lightest Camcorders on the market. It features JVCÂ?s 3 chip 1/4 Â? progessive CCD , a 10x zoom Fujinon HD lens with new Rotary Optical Image Stabilizer technology and a 2.7Â? LCD Monitor. For Journalists, VJs and for everybody who is looking for total mobility this camcorder is the perfect tool where a fast editing workflow is required.

Key Features

  • The JVC GY-HM150E, highly mobile, professional dual memory card camcorder with the flexibility to fit seamlessly into almost any production environment.
  • For both HD and SD assignments, the camcorder natively records AppleÂ?s QuickTimeÂ? (MOV) file format for Final Cut ProÂ? for a smooth, hassle-free workflow.
  • For compatibility with other NLE systems, the GY-HM150U also supports HD MP4 and SD AVI file recording.
  • Dual memory card slots offer the flexibility of seamless relay recording or simultaneous recording for instant backups.

New Features vs GY-HM100E:

  • SD and HD recording/Playback
  • Hot Swap (relay or simultaneous) Recording
  • Interval recording
  • Area Marker/ Safety Zone
  • SDHC and SDXC support
  • SD recording in DV 4:2:0 25Mbps
  • HD recording MPEG-2 from 19 Mbps up to 35 Mbps

Updated features:

  • 2.7Â? LCD display with digital interface - (Original: 2.8Â?)
  • 0.24Â? LCOS viewfinder (Original: 0.45Â? LCD)
  • Iris ring moved to front
  • New HM700 series type GUI
  • RS232 mini jack for external controls
  • No Digital secure for battery - Makes it easier to create 3rd party batteries


  • Power requirement: DC 11 V (using AC adapter)/DC 7.2 V (using battery)
  • Power consumption: 7.8 W (when LCD screen backlight is set to [STANDARD])
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 366 mm x 179 mm x 138 mm
  • Mass: Approx. 1.4 kg (including battery BN-VF823, SDHC/SDXC card and microphone)
  • Temperature:
    • Operating: 0 °C to 40 °C
    • Storage: -20 °C to 50 °C
  • Operating Humidity - 35 % to 80 % RH
  • Image pickup device: 3-chip 1/4" Progressive CCD
  • Colour separation prism: 3-colour separation prism
  • Sync system: Internal sync (built-in SSG)
  • Filter diameter:
    • With hood detached: 46 mm (screw pitch: 0.75 mm) Compatible with filter, tele-converter and wide-converter
    • With hood attached: 72 mm (screw pitch: 0.75 mm) Compatible with filter only
  • Lens: FUJIFILM F1.8 to 2.8, 10x, f=3.7-37 mm (35 mm conversion: 39 to 390 mm)
  • ND filter: OFF, +1/10ND
  • Gain: 0dB, 3dB, 6dB, 9dB, 12dB, 15dB, 18dB, Lolux, AGC
  • Minimum illumination: 5lx (typical) (1920 x 1080 mode, F1.8, +18dB,with 16-frame accumulation)
  • Electronic shutter: 1/3.75 to 1/10000, EEI
  • Viewfinder: 0.24" LCOS, 260,000 pixels, 16:9, colour
  • LCD monitor: 2.7" LCD, 230,000 pixels, 16:9, colour
  • Supported media: SDHC (Class 6/10), SDXC Slots: x 2
  • Recording time: Approx. 25 minutes (8 GB SDHC/SDXC card, 35 Mbps, VBR mode)


Recording file format:
  • QuickTimeTM File Format for Final Cut Pro (HD/SD)
  • MP4 File Format (HD)
  • AVI type-2 File Format (SD)
Recording format:
  • HD Video: MPEG-2 long GOP
    • HQ mode: VBR
      • 35 Mbps (Max) MPEG-2 MP@HL
    • SP mode: CBR
      • 25 Mbps (1440 x 1080i): MPEG-2 MP@H-14
      • 19 Mbps (1280 x 720p24/25/30): MPEG-2 MP@H-14
      • 19 Mbps (1280 x 720p50/60): MPEG-2 MP@HL
  • SD Video: DV compression 4:2:0, 8-bit, 25Mbps
  • Audio: LPCM 2ch, 48 kHz/16bit
Video frame rate:
    • PAL:
      • HQ mode:
        • 1920 x 1080 (50i/25p)
        • 1440 x 1080 50i
        • 1280 x 720 (50p/25p)
      • SP mode:
        • 1440 x 1080 50i
        • 1280 x 720 (50p/25p)
      • SD mode:
        • 720 x 576 50i
    • NTSC:
      • HQ mode:
        • 1920 x 1080 (59.94i/29.97p/23.98p)
        • 1440 x 1080 59.94i
        • 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)


  • AV output:
    • Video: Analogue Composite output (SD mode: 576i/HD mode: downconverted 480i or 576i, 4:3/16:9): 1.0 V (p-p), 75-ohms
    • Audio: Stereo analogue output 300 mV, 1 k-ohms (Special cable)
    • Component output: Y, Pb, Pr component output (SD mode: 576i/HD mode: downconverted 480i or 576i/720p/1080i) Y: 1.0 V (p-p), 75-ohms Pb, Pr: 0.7 V (p-p), 75-ohms (Special cable)
  • HDMI output: HDMI (SD mode: Auto/576i/576p HD mode: Auto/Downconverted 480i/480p or Downconverted 576i/576p) (x.v. Colour compliant)
  • USB: Mini USB-B type, USB 2.0
  • Headphone: 3.5 mm mini-jack (stereo)
  • Remote interface: 3.5 mm mini-jack (4-pin)
  • Audio input:
    • [MIC]: -60 dBu, 3 k-ohms, XLR (balanced), +48 V output (phantom power supply)
    • [LINE]: +4 dBu, 10 k-ohms, XLR x 2 (balanced)

More Information

Accessories Provided:

  • Battery pack (BN-VF823) x 1
  • AC adapter (AP-V20M) x 1
  • Battery charger (AA-VF8) x 1
  • Microphone x 1
  • Wireless remote control unit x 1
  • Component cable x 1
  • A/V cable x 1
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