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JVC GY-LS300
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JVC GY-LS300 Camcorder

13.5MP CMOS 3.5" Apr 2015
Total Megapixels Sensor Type Display Diagonal Built-In Display Release Date
Compact, convenient and ultra high definition. The GY-LS300CHE is equipped with a 4K Super 35mm CMOS sensor and accommodates a wide range of cinema and photographic lenses and adapters for... More
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10 Reasons For

JVC Camcorders Have Good Reviews

JVC has good average reviews for its big sensor size video cameras as well as across its entire camcorder range compared to other manufacturers.

Full HD

Like most of the other video cameras of this age and spec, the JVC GY-LS300 is Full HD.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The GY-LS300 has an HDMI port. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the GY-LS300 also have an HDMI port.

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SDXC Memory Card

SDXC memory card

The GY-LS300 supports an SDXC memory card which is better than most big sensor size video cameras that were released around the same time as it. Most video cameras that are a similar age to it support an SDHC memory card. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

This camcorder's memory card type (SDXC) is in fact the best supported memory card type across all similar spec video cameras that were launched around the same time as the GY-LS300.

The worst supported memory card type amongst comparable types of camcorder is SD.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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2160p Video Mode

The GY-LS300 has a 2160p video mode which is better than the 1080p video mode found on most video cameras of this spec and age.

A 2160p video mode is actually the best video mode amongst all big sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GY-LS300.

A 720p video mode is the worst video mode amongst comparable types of video camera.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The GY-LS300 is a two USB 2.0 port camcorder. Most of the other video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the GY-LS300 only have one USB 2.0 port.

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other big sensor size video cameras that are a similar age to the GY-LS300, the GY-LS300 has a built-in display.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders that were released around the same time as it.

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Supports Two Audio Formats

The GY-LS300 has a greater number of audio formats than most similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to it. This video camera supports an LPCM audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by comparable spec camcorders that are a similar age to the GY-LS300. The audio format "AC3" is also supported by this JVC camcorder.

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Electronic Viewfinder

This camcorder has an Electronic viewfinder, which is typical of many similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The GY-LS300 does not have an interchangeable lens, although keep in mind that most of the other video cameras that are a similar age to the GY-LS300 also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Not 3D Compatible

The GY-LS300 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other video cameras of this type and age are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other big sensor size video cameras that were released around the same time as the GY-LS300, the GY-LS300 does not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

The GY-LS300 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other big sensor size video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the GY-LS300 are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The JVC GY-LS300 does not have a built-in projector, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other big sensor size video cameras that were released more than a year ago also do not have a built-in projector.

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4 Other reasons to consider the JVC GY-LS300

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is typical of many video cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This video camera was released over a year ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3.5 inches, the GY-LS300 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the GY-LS300.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on big sensor size video cameras that came out more than a year ago.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Sensor Type
Lens System
Interchangeable Lens
Storage
Memory Slots
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Viewfinder Type
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
Design
Tripod Mountable
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Supported Video Modes
Video Formats Supported
Maximum Video Resolution
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
Audio Formats Supported
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Headphone Outputs
S-Video Out
PictBridge
XLR in
Battery
Battery Type
Battery Voltage
Battery Technology
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
USB Connectivity

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers jvc gyls300, jvc gyls300c, jvc gyls300e, jvc gyls300ch, jvc gyls300che
Barcodes 00616348081924, 04975769429729

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