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JVC GYHM200E

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JVC GYHM200E

£1,769.00
JVC GY-HM200
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A powerful but 3 year old 12x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera, representing only middle of the road value for money
12x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 12.4MP 1" Jun 2015
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JVC GY-HM200 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the JVC GY-HM200 number 157 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money
Average
90
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

HP camcorders have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Built-in stereo microphone
Includes handle unit and ssl-jvc50 7.4v battery, AC adapter
9 user button assignable functions
Wired remote control supported
0.24-inch colour viewfinder (1.56m pixel) with smart focus assist function
3.5-inch colour LCD display (920k pixel) with smart focus assist function
IP network remote control, remote viewing, metadata editing, FTP clips (requires appropriate network connection and adapter)
Advanced JVC streaming engine compatible with USTREAM, zixi and wowza streaming engine
Dual sdhc/sdxc slots enable dual, backup and continuous recording
2-channel XLR audio inputs with phantom power
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
HD-SDI (3g) and HDMI outputs (4k output via HDMI only)
2 position ND filter (1/4, 1/16)
Live 4k UHD output via HDMI connector
4:2:2 full HD (24-60p) recording at 50mbps
4K ultra HD recording (150 mbps, 24/30p) to sdxc(uhs-i speed class3) card
Dynamic zoom in HD mode combines optical zoom and pixel mapping to create seamless and lossless 24x zoom
High quality integrated 12x f1.2-3.5 zoom lens (35mm equivalent: 29.5-354mm)
Has an image stabilizer
Larger than average optical sensor size
External microphone not included

JVC GY-HM200 Video Reviews

JVC GY-HM200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

JVC Has Very Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

JVC has very good average reviews across its entire video camera range. 78% of those that bought a JVC video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £1,769.00 it is more expensive than 82% of video cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the JVC GY-HM200 and the United Kingdom price of £1,769.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,650.00 (£2,288.39).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This video camera was released in June 2015.

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The GY-HM200's total megapixels of 12.4MP is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 22% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Heavier Than Average

The JVC GY-HM200's weight of 1.6kg is in the heaviest 12% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The highest maximum video resolution of the GY-HM200 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camcorder, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this JVC video camera has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all video cameras the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).

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Average Optical Zoom

The JVC GY-HM200's optical zoom of 12x is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 44% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The GY-HM200's optical sensor size of 0.435" is larger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 80% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The optical sensor sizes of camcorders range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GY-HM200 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The GY-HM200's digital zoom of only 12x is smaller than 77% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The digital zooms of camcorders range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The GY-HM200 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the GY-HM200 of 3.5" is larger than 91% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The GY-HM200's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 354mm is shorter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is shorter than 81% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the video cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 58mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 920mm.

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Full HD

Full HD

The JVC GY-HM200 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The GY-HM200 does not support PictBridge, although keep in mind that 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

offers gyhm200e, jvc gyhm200e

Barcodes:

00616348080804, 04975769422706

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