JVC announced a 4K interchangeable lens camcorder with Nikon F-mount


It seems that Nikon is not interested in competing in the growing video/camcorders market with Canon and other manufacturer. The good news is that you can still use Nikkor lenses (in manual focus mode only) on a professional video camera: today JVC announced a new 4K interchangeable lens camcorder with Nikon F-mount. The price is $18,000. Here are the specifications:

DC 12V (AC adapter when used), DC 7.4V (when using the battery pack)
Power consumption
About 19.0W
External dimensions
198 mm × depth 287 mm height 139 mm × width
(grip belt does not include audio unit is installed)
About 1.9kg (included battery installed)
Operation temperature
0 ℃ ~ 40 ℃
Storage temperature
-20 ℃ ~ 50 ℃
Operating humidity
From 35% to 80%
Storage humidity
Less than 85%
[Camera unit]
Imaging element
8.91 million pixel CMOS 1.25 type
Image area
4K2K: 829 million pixels
HD: 829 million pixels (dynamic zoom OFF)
207 million pixels 8.29 million pixels – (dynamic zoom ON)
Synchronization system
Internal synchronization
Lens Mount
Nikon F-mount
1/15 to 1/4000 (auto shutter range 1/60 to 1/4000)
0dB, ​​2.5dB, 6dB, 12dB
, 920 000 pixel 3.5-inch LCD, 16: 9, color, touch panel
260 000 pixel 0.24 type LCOS, 16: 9, color
[Recording unit]
Recording Media
SDHC / SDXC (Class 6/10 recommended), SD slot: × 4
Record format
4K: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MP4.)
Recording mode
4K2K setting: 3840 × 2160/60P/50p/24p
VBR, 144 Mbps (Max) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC 2ch 384kbps 48kHz 16-bit
HD setting: 1920 × 1080/60P/60i/50p/50i
60p / 50p mode: VBR, (Max) 28Mbps
UXP Mode: VBR, (Max) 24Mbps/XP Mode: VBR, (Max) 17Mbps /
SP Mode: VBR, (Max) 12Mbps/EP Mode: VBR, (Max) 5Mbps (1920 × 1080i),
Audio: AC3 2ch 256kbps 48kHz 16-bit
Frame rate
NTSC setting 4K2K: 3840 × 2160/59.94P, 23.98p
HD: 1920 × 1080/59.94i, 59.94p
PAL setting 4K2K: 3840 × 2160/50p HD: 1920 × 1080/50i, 50p
[Terminal part]
Video / audio output
Mini HDMI output × 4 (4K: HDMI × 4 HD: HDMI × 1)
Audio Input
(MIC, +48 V / LINE) (has built-in stereo microphone) XLR × 2
Remote terminal
φ3.5mm mini jack (4-pole)
Headphone jack
φ3.5mm mini jack (stereo)
USB2.0, Type-B

Via Engadget

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