JVC Introduces GY-DV-5100 Pro DV Camcorder at DV Expo West
Posted Dec 10, 2004

JVC unveiled the 3-CCD GY-DV5100 pro DV camcorder designed for high-end videographers and broadcast at DV Expo West 2005. As successor to the DV-5000, the new camcorder continues the DV-5000's ability to integrate with direct-to-edit recording modules like JVC's DR-DV5000U or Focus Enhancements' FireStore FS-3. Both units attach directly to the rear of the GY-DV5100 and feature hot-swappable, removable FireWire hard disk drives for tapeless editing.

With a 24-bit digital signal processor, the GY-DV5100 also promises higher resolution and less noise, and the 12-bit analog-to-digital converter is designed to enhance both color and detail The camcorder is shipping now; pricing was unavailable at press time.