Pro Cameras

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Are the JVC GY-HD100 & 200 series Camcorders HD or HDV?

JVC's ProHD cameras are HD and use the HDV recording format.  HDV was developed to record HD signals.  HDV is real high definition. It has two distinguishing characteristics from earlier HD recording formats. First, it utilizes widely available and economical DV tape cassettes as a storage medium. Secondly, it employs highly efficient MPEG-2 compression.  

Last update: 2008-11-24 07:42
Author: Dave Walton
Revision: 1.1

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