JVC is introducing a new D-9 camcorder at the NAB show in Las Vegas next week. The camera, the DY-70, combines JVC's 14-bit DSP camera technology with with all-digital 4:2:2 camcorder technology. The camera comes in at $12,000, not including the lens.
The DY-70 uses three new 380,000 pixel, 0.5" IT CCDs with microlens technology to achieve a sensitivity of F11 at 2000 lux. Minimum illumination is 0.75 lux at F1.4. The total weight of the DY-70, including VF-P115 view finder, lens, battery and tape is 15 lbs. Power consumption is 26W. Other features include:
JVC is also introducing two new studio editing D-9 VTRs, the BR-D860 editor and BR-D560. They include digital preread, two audio channels and other improvements over previous models. For more information, visit http://www.jvc.com.
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