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Digital Media CameraGZ-V500BUS

A high-sensitivity Premium Compact Design Full HD Memory Camcorder with an SDXC card slot. F1.2 Super Bright & 32.8mm Wide Angle lens and Back-illuminiated CMOS Sensor provides powerful low-light performance, while Optical Image Stabilizer achieves strong camera shake compensation. Loaded with Ultra High-Speed Video Recording, Continuous Still Recording, 3.0" "Frameless" Touch Panel LCD for intuitive operation, and Intelligent AUTO.

Features

  • 1/4.1-inch 3.32M pixel Back-Illuminated CMOS
  • 18x Dynamic Zoom (in High Definition) / 27x Dynamic Zoom (in Standard Definition) / 200x Digital Zoom
  • Memory Card Slot for SDXC/SDHC/SD
  • Software provided (for Windows(R))
  • AVCHD & Standard Definition Dual Format
  • 24Mbps High Bit Rate Recording
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Technical Specifications

GZ-V500BUS

SYSTEM
Format
[AVCHD] Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Audio: Dolby Digital (2ch) [Standard Definition] Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Audio: Dolby Digital (2ch)
Storage Media
SD Memory Card[3]
CAMERA
No. of CCD/CMOS Pixels
3.32M (back-illuminated)
Lens
Zoom Ratio Optical
10x
Zoom Ratio Digital (max.)
200x
Focal Length (mm)
3.33 - 33.3 (35mm film equivalent: 32.8 - 594.5)[8]
F Stop
F1.2 - F2.8
OIS(Optical Image Stabilizer)
Yes (Sensor-shift)
Dynamic Zoom
18x (in High Definition) / 27x (in Standard Definition)[6]
A.I.S.(Advanced Image Stabilizer)
Yes
JVC HD LENS
Yes
Full Range AF/Manual Focus
Yes/Yes
Full-Auto/Manual White Balance
Yes/Yes
CMOS
1/4.1″
RECORDER
JPEG Still Shooting
Yes
Video Recording Modes
AVCHD (UXP/XP/SP/EP), Standard Definition (SSW/SEW)[9]
Still Image Sizes
[4:3] 3808x2856 (Ultra Resolution) / 1440x1080 / 640x480 [16:9] 1920x1080
Video Recording Time (max.)
5hr 40min (UXP) / 46hr 10min (SEW)[11]
No. of Still Images (max.)
9999
AVCHD Video Recording
Yes
Still Recording During Video Recording (Dual Rec)
Yes
Standard Definition Video Recording
Yes
FALCONBRID Engine
Yes
INTERFACES
SD Memory Card Slot
Yes (SDXC Compatible)[3]
USB 2.0 High-Speed Data Transfer to PC
Yes
AV Input/Output
-/Yes
1920x1080/60P Output
Yes
HDMI-CEC
Yes
HDMI(R) output (Mini)
Yes
LCD/SCREEN
Clear LCD Monitor
3.0″ wide, 230k-pixel
Auto LCD Backlight Control
Yes
"Frameless" Touch Panel LCD
Yes
FUNCTIONS
Power-Linked Operation
Yes
Self-Timer
Yes (2sec/10sec/Face Detection)
Auto Illumi. Light
Yes
Direct DVD Creation with SHARE STATION
Yes (AVCHD disc)[9]
Quick Restart
Yes
Sliding Lens Cover
Yes (Semi-Auto)
In-Camera File Editing
Yes
Program AE Modes
NightAlive / Night / Portrait / Sports / Snow / Spotlight
PC-less Archiving to External HDD/BD
Yes
High Speed Continuous Still Shots
Yes
Ultra-slow Motion Video
Yes
K2 Technology
Yes
Super LoLux
Yes
Time-Lapse REC
Yes
Auto REC
Yes
Intelligent AUTO
Yes
Easy Upload to YouTube(TM) / Facebook
Yes (HD Compatible)
Face Sub-Window
Yes
Animation Effect
Yes
Touch Priority AE/AF
Yes
Silent Mode
Yes
Pet Detection / Pet Shot
Yes
Face Decoration / Hand Writing / Stamp Effects
Yes
Mobile User Guide optimized for Smartphone viewing
Yes
Multi-Language On-Screen
8 Languages (Eng. / Fre. / Spa. / Por. / Jap. / Kor. / Chi. [Traditional] / Hindi)
Quick Recording
Yes
Face Recognition
Yes
Smile Meter / Smile Shot
Yes
2-way Grip Belt
Yes
Zoom MIC
Yes
GENERAL
Approx. Weight
210g / 230g[12]
Dimensions (WxHxL)
36 x 57 x 115.5mm
Power Consumption
Approx. 2.8W
PROVIDED ACCESSORIES
USB Cable
Yes
Software
Pixela Everio MediaBrowser 4 (Win)
Yes
AV Cable
Yes
HDMI(R) Cable
Yes
Stylus Pen
Yes
AC Adapter
Yes
Battery Pack
Yes (BN-VG212)


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Footnotes:
[1] Free app available for Android phones/tablets, iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
[2] Only valid with Wi-Fi direct (direct monitoring).
[3] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For UHR mode, please use Class 6 or higher. Digital stills can be recorded on SD, SDHC or SDXC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. UHS Speed Class is not supported, but UHS-I SDHC/SDXC cards can be used in the same manner as standard SDHC/SDXC cards. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorized JVC dealer.
[4] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For 60P mode, Class 6 or higher performance is required. Digital stills can be recorded on SD, SDHC or SDXC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. UHS Speed Class is not supported, but UHS-I SDHC/SDXC cards can be used in the same manner as standard SDHC/SDXC cards. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorized JVC dealer.
[5] In Standard Definition mode.
[6] When image stabilization set to OFF
[7] 12x when Advanced Image Stabilizer set to ON
[8] 35mm equivalent focal length is achieved when image stabilization is set to OFF and Dynamic Zoom is set to ON.
[9] Footage recorded in the UXP mode cannot be stored to disc using the CU-VD50/VD3. Use a recommended HDD/BD Burner or the supplied MediaBrowser software installed on your PC to store footage.
[10] Footage recorded in the AVCHD Progressive and UXP mode cannot be stored to disc using the CU-VD50/VD3. Use a recommended HDD/BD Burner or the supplied MediaBrowser software installed on your PC to store footage onto Blu-ray disc or hard disk drive.
[11] When using a 64GB SDXC card (not provided)
[12] without battery / including battery
[13] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For UHR mode, please use Class 6 or higher. Digital stills can be recorded on SD, SDHC or SDXC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. UHS Speed Class is not supported, but UHS-I SDHC/SDXC cards can be used in the same manner as standard SDHC/SDXC cards. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer.
[14] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For 50P mode, Class 6 or higher performance is required. Digital stills can be recorded on SD, SDHC or SDXC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. UHS Speed Class is not supported, but UHS-I SDHC/SDXC cards can be used in the same manner as standard SDHC/SDXC cards. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer.
[15] When image stabilisation set to OFF
[16] 12x when Advanced Image Stabiliser set to ON
[17] 35mm equivalent focal length is achieved when image stabilisation is set to OFF and Dynamic Zoom is set to ON.
[18] When using a 64GB SDXC card (not provided) and internal flash memory
[19] 48x when Advanced Image Stabiliser set to ON in HD Mode
[20] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For UXP mode, Class 6 or higher is recommended. For THR mode, Class 6 or higher is required. (Class 10 is recommended). SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorized JVC dealer.
[21] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For UHR mode, please use Class 6 or higher. Digital stills can be recorded on SD, SDHC or SDXC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. Compatible with UHS SD cards, but UHS Speed Class is not supported. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorized JVC dealer
[22] 18x when Advanced Image Stabilizer set to ON
[23] Footage recorded in the THR, TSR, and UXP mode cannot be stored to disc using the CU-VD50/VD3. Use the supplied MediaBrowser software installed on your PC to store footage onto Blu-ray disc or hard disk drive.
[24] Night & Portrait mode for still shooting only.
[25] Use of Eye-Fi card may be illegal and prohibited in countries and regions where it has not been approved by competent authorities. Please contact Eye-Fi support for the details of approved countries and regions.
[26] To record video, SD/SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer.
[27] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For UXP mode, Class 6 or higher is recommended. For THR mode, Class 6 or higher is required. (Class 10 is recommended). SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer.
[28] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For UHR mode, please use Class 6 or higher. Digital stills can be recorded on SD, SDHC or SDXC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. Compatible with UHS SD cards, but UHS Speed Class is not supported. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer
[29] 18x when Advanced Image Stabiliser set to ON
[30] To record video, SD/SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorized JVC dealer.
[31] Footage recorded in the UXP mode cannot be stored to disc using the CU-VD50/VD3. Use the supplied MediaBrowser software installed on your PC to store footage onto Blu-ray disc or hard disk drive.
[32] When using two 64GB SDXC cards (not provided)
[33] 13x when Enhanced Advanced Image Stabiliser set to ON
[34] 13x when Enhanced Advanced Image Stabilizer set to ON
[35] To record video, SD/SDHC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB) and SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk, ATP. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer.
[36] When using two 32GB SDHC cards (not provided)
[37] without battery / with included battery
[38] When using a 32GB SDHC card (not provided)
[39] When using a 32GB SDHC card (not provided) and internal flash memory
[40] 15x when Advanced Image Stabiliser set to ON
[41] 15x when Advanced Image Stabilizer set to ON
[42] The value of 35mm film equivalent is for Still mode.
[43] To record video, SDHC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For UXP mode, please use Class 6 or higher. Digital stills can be recorded on both SD and SDHC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB) and SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk, ATP. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer.
[44] All modes are for still shooting only.
[45] To record video, an SDHC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. Digital stills can be recorded on both SD and SDHC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB) and SDHC memory cards (4GB to 16GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk, ATP. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer.
[46] When using a 32GB SDHC card (not provided) and internal 32GB memory
[47] When using a 32GB SDHC card (not provided) and internal 16GB memory
Accessory

GZ-V500BUS

Product Support

GZ-V500BUS

Manual
Basic User Guide
English
2.86 MB
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User Manual - English
English
6.45 MB
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User Manual - Spanish
English
6.54 MB
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