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GZ-RY980H 4K Camcorder
The First Quad-Proof 4K Camera
Some moments can only be expressed in 4K. Some scene can only be reached with Quad Proof reliability. Everio R now offers 4K quality. Quad-Proof camcorder with 4K Video Recording and long-life internal battery. Dual SD card slots ensures extended recording and easy data handling. 4K Time-Lapse Recording and Full HD High-Speed Recording provide unique, creative video.
- 1/2.3-inch 18.9M pixel Back-illuminated CMOS
- Dual Memory Card Slots for SDXC/SDHC
- 10x Optical Zoom / 18x Dynamic Zoom (HD mode) / 200x Digital Zoom
- QUAD PROOF Body - 5m Water, Dust, 1.5m Shock, Freeze
- 4.5 Hrs Long-Life Internal Battery
Detailed, Realistic Pictures Full of Presence
GZ-RY980 is the first shooting style camcorder to put 4K video and Quad Proof reliability in the palm of your hand. Record your adventure with lasting 4K quality.
Technologies for High-Quality 4K Images
- Newly-Developed JVC 4K GT Lens: Provides a wide angle of 29.9mm, custom-designed for fine image reproduction while maintaining a compact profile.
- New image processing engine – FALCONBRID 4K: Enables high-speed processing of the massive 4K pixel data for high quality video recording, while also contributing to low power consumption.
Everio R’s renowned Quad-Proof body ensures worry-free usage for outdoor activities or in harsh environments. Also ready for accidents such as sudden rain or drops.
4.5H Internal Long-Life Battery
High capacity internal battery enables 4.5 hours (4K mode)/5.5 hours (HD 60i mode) of continuous recording. You’ll have plenty of power to shoot entire events without worry.
8 Megapixel Stills captured from 4K Video
Still images can be freely captured from 4K video, with more than 8 megapixel quality. Grab that crucial moment in a way that still cameras just can’t. No need to switch recording modes; no need to carry a separate digital still camera. Just record video and choose the best shots afterward.
4K Time-Lapse Recording
You can enjoy time-lapse video in 4K quality. Just set the camera and shoot, and that’s all. No editing required afterward. Take unique, creative videos that are sure to turn heads.
Full HD High-Speed Recording for Slow Motion Playback
With high-speed recording, you can enjoy impressive slow motion of sports, outdoor and near-water scenes, in HD quality. Try recording situations that only a Quad Proof camera can capture, and savor every second of it.
Wide Viewing Angle LCD
New 460K-pixel wide viewing LCD with improved visibility outdoors with a built-in polarizing plate.
Dual SD Card Slots
A single 64GB card can record about 1hr. 45min. of 4K video. Unique features using two cards include; Series Recording to record continuously and seamlessly over two cards and Dual Recording to record the same content (HD only) on both cards.
Full-Fledged Sound with External Mic Input
Super realistic 4K video deserves high-quality realistic sound to go along with it. You can connect an external microphone to record documentary style soundtracks. Photos shows a mounting example with an optional third party microphone and a bar mount.
Easy Data Transfer to iPhone/iPad
By using the optional SD Card Reader, recorded data can easily be copied to your iPhone/iPad. You can handle Everio’s 4K video or photos using your favorite apps on iOS devices and share them on social media instantly. It’s a quick and easy way to transfer data, no PC required.
- Remote Operation: Remote monitoring and camera operation using smartphone/tablet/PC.
- Live Streaming: Recording and streaming (HD video/audio) are simultaneously possible via Internet.
- Compatible with Portable Battery & USB Charging
- 4K Video Recording (70Mbps)
- AVCHD Progressive Video Recording (HD mode)
- 24Mbps High Bit Rate Recording (HD mode)
- Super LoLux with Back-illuminated CMOS Sensor
- Enhanced Advanced Image Stabilizer (HD mode)
- AUTO Mode
- 4K Time-Lapse REC
- Full HD High-Speed Recording for Slow Motion Playback
- Recording with LCD Monitor Closed
- Zoom MIC
- Power Off Zoom Memory
- Face Detection
- K2 Technology in REC Mode
- Auto Wind Cut
- 8 Megapixel Stills captured from 4K Video
- External Microphone Input
- WDR (Wide Dynamic Range)
- Wi-Fi Functions with an optional adapter
- JVC 4K GT LENS
- 46mm Filter Thread
- Easy Upload to various social networking services
- 3.0" Wide-Viewing Angle Touch Panel LCD
- CyberLink PowerDirector 14 provided (for Windows(R), download)
- Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X
- Mobile User Guide optimized for Smartphone viewing
Y-Shaped Grip Belt
Y-shaped grip belt ensures more comfortable and stable holding. Its dry-easy material and waterresistant processing make it ideal for use in water.
Seesaw Zoom Lever
This professional-type zoom lever provides intuitive “Tele and Wide” operation with a forward/backward movement.
Glove-Sensitive Touch Panel
You can operate even while wearing gloves thanks to the pressure-sensitive touch panel. HD models even offer large menu buttons for easier touch operation.
Conversion Lens Attachable
The filter thread enables you to attach various third-party filters and conversion lenses to boost your creativity. (46mm for 4K model, 37mm for HD model)
Compatible with Portable Battery and USB Charging
Just connect a commercially-available portable battery (power bank) for additional power. You can quick charge via USB terminal to extend operation time.
Recording with LCD Monitor Closed
Recording continues even when the monitor is closed so you can use the camera in more active situations.
Auto Wind Cut
Original technology reduces wind noises picked up at the microphone, so gusts of wind won’t spoil your soundtrack.
Editing and Data Management Supported
- PC Software Supplied: Windows PC software supplied (via download or in the camera’s memory) for easy import, management and editing of your videos. Also makes sharing your footage on social media a snap.
- Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X: You can edit your video afterwards with iMovie or Final Cut Pro X just like the pros do.
What's IncludedEverio R GZ-RY980H Camcorder
|JVC 4K GT Lens||Yes|
|Zoom Ratio Optical||10x|
|Dynamic Zoom||18x (HD Mode)|
|Zoom Ratio Digital||200x|
|A.I.S (Advanced Image Stabilizer)||Yes (HD Mode, Enhanced)|
|4K Video Recording||Yes|
|AVCHD Video Recording||Yes (HD Mode, Progressive Compatible)|
|SD Memory Card Slot||Yes (SDXC Compatible) x2|
|USB Standard A Terminal||Yes|
|USB Type C Terminal||Yes|
|HDMI (TM) Output (Mini)||Yes|
|Mic Input (plug-in power)||Yes|
LCD / Screen
|"Frameless" Touch Panel LCD||Yes|
|Auto LCD Backlight Control||Yes|
|Waterproof (IEC Standard publication 529 IPX8)||Yes (5 m / (16.4'))|
|Waterproof (IEC Standard publication 529 IPX6)||Yes|
|Shockproof (MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5-Shock)||Yes (1.5 m (4.9'))|
|Dustproof (IEC Standard publication 529 IP5X)||Yes|
|Freezeproof||Yes (-10 degrees celcius / 14 degrees fahrenheit)|
|Wi-Fi Function with optional Adapter||Yes|
|Wi-Fi Connection with LCD Monitor Closed||Yes|
|Live Monitoring, Remote Recording / Snapshot Control||Yes|
|Still Image Transfer to PC / Tablet / Smartphone||Yes|
|Time-Lapse REC||Yes (4K Compatible)|
|Full HD High-Speed Recording for Slow Motion Playback||Yes|
|Pre Rec Mode||Yes|
|Series Recording between two SD cards||Yes|
|Dual Recording on Two SD Cards||Yes (HD Mode)|
|Scene Continuous Recording||Yes (4K Mode)|
|WDR (Wide Dynamic Range)||Yes|
|Colour Matrix Control||Yes|
|Time Code (TC)||Yes|
|Recording with LCD Monitor Closed||Yes|
|Power Off Zoom Memory||Yes|
|Auto Wind Cut||Yes|
|Touch Priority (AE / AF)||Yes|
|High Capacity Internal Battery||Yes (4.5H in 4K, 5.5H in HD)|
|Portable Battery Compatible & USB Charging||Yes|
|In-Camera File Editing||Yes|
|K2 Technology in REC Mode||Yes|
|Lens Protector (fixed)||Yes|
|Tripod Mounting Hole||Yes|
|Y-Shaped Grip Belt||Yes|
|Works with iMovie & Final Cut Pro X||Yes|
|Mobile User Guide optimized for Smartphone Viewing||Yes|
|Adapter Cable (DC - USB Micro)||Yes|
|Software (Pixela Everio Media Browser 4) (Win)||Yes (provided in camera)|
Questions & Answers
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