Making its debut during NAB Show in Las Vegas back in April this year, JVC’s Full HD 3D ProHD Camcorder that comes with the code name GY-HMZ1 has finally arrived in Japan market.

JVC GY-HMZ1 Camcorer is equipped with a 3.5-inch 3D Glasses-Free touch panel LCD, 10x optical zoom in 2D, 5x in 3D mode, XLR input, 80GB internal memory, BSI CMOS (Back Side Illuminated), record in 24p at 34 Mbps (AVCHD) and a pair of ‘GT Lens’.

Ideal for professionals interested in 3D technology, JVC GY-HMZ1 Full HD 3D ProHD Camcorder has an integrated dual 3.32 MP CMOS sensors on each of the 3D lens that powered by JVC’s large-scale integration (LSI) chip for high-speed processing of HD video. The camcorder is capable to simultaneously record the left and right image separately in full 1920 by 1080 pixel resolution as well as delivers 34 AVCHD recording in 3D or 24MBps in 2D.


For smooth motion, users could record video with the 50i timecode, ideal for capturing sports and other fast action event, or at 24p for a film-like effect. The built-in SDHC/SDXC card slot will allow users to store the recorded video on SDHC or SDXC media cards, and alternatively there is a built-in 80GB internal memory.

The GY-HMZ1 is also equipped with an image stabilizer, capable to capture 3D time lapse and 3D digital stills.


  • 3D capture with dual back-illuminated CMOS sensors
  • 24p or 60i capture and recording
  • Twin F1.2 HD lenses with 5x optical zoom (10x in 2D)
  • 3.5-inch autostereoscopic (glasses-free) LCD touch panel
  • 34Mbps recording in 3D (24Mbps in 2D)
  • Memory card slot for SDXC/SDHC flash media
  • Internal 64GB memory recording
  • Built-in timecode
  • 3D digital still recording
  • Advanced Image Stabilizer
  • 3D time lapse recording
  • High speed 3D “motor drive” recording (up to 12 frames)
  • Zebra exposure indication
  • Includes professional handle with XLR mic inputs, shotgun mic holder (microphone optional)

There are built-in tools including the zebra pattern, a handle with dual XLR mic inputs and shotgun microphone mount for professional users. Expect to see JVC GY-HMZ1 within this fall for around $2,600 per unit.

Price: JPY260,000.-

[ Source: 3D Vision Blog ; JVC GY-HMZ1 Full HD 3D ProHD Camcorder ]