JVC DY-90WU D9 Switchable Camcorder

JVC Updated: 2008-04-07 RSS
JVC DY-90WU D9 Switchable Camcorder

JVC's best performing ENG camcorder with true 16:9 2/3-inch CCDs, and 50Mbps 4:2:2 D-9 digital recording. There's no better choice for high quality digital acquisition (It can also be switched to the 4:3 mode.)

* Ergonomic design: controls are conveniently located for ease of use
* Light weight less than 15.2 pounds (DY-90U), 15.8 pounds (DY-90WU) including typical lens, viewfinder, battery and tape
* Only 30 Watt power requirement while recording with DY-90WU (29 W with DY-90U)
* Fully digital Camera to Tape rugged and high quality 50 Mbps, 8 bit, 4:2:2 component D-9 format
* 2 hour (124 minute) D-9 recording time with DS-124 cassette
* Advanced generation 14 bit digital signal processing
* Records four 16 bit 48 kHz PCM audio channels with more than 80 dB dynamic range (75 dB in camcorder playback).
* Both XLR and 6-pin camera microphone inputs, plus 2 additional mic/line XLR inputs
* Three 2/3" 768 x 493 pixel IT CCDs (DY-90U) and three 2/3" 980 x 494 pixel IT CCDs (DY-90WU) with 600% dynamic range reproduction. Low CCD vertical smear level of -120 dB
* High sensitivity of F11 at 2000 lux gives creative flexibility and ease of lighting
* Lolux mode provides outstanding reproduction down to 0.75 lux
* Digital signal processing enables natural detail enhancement, and elimination of spot noise.
* 14 bit DSP gives exceptional reproduction of dark areas, highlights and highlight color.
* Automatic shooting from 4 to 24,000 lux thanks to JVC's pioneering Full Auto Shooting (FAS) mode with continuous automatic white balance.
* Two scene files save advanced custom camera setups in removable setup box in addition to standard setup.
* Other features: One touch black stretch / compress, smooth transition mode, precision "Accufocus" mode, adjustable gamma point, adjustable detail frequency, and continuous auto-black (CAB).
* Up to 124 minutes uninterrupted recording with DS-124 cassette.
* Robust 1/2 inch metal particle cassettes
* Automatic editing function (AEF) for smooth cuts
* 4 X picture search in both directions
* Quick review function
* High quality video out for color video playback or field monitoring
* +48 V phantom power supply for all XLR microphone inputs
* Built in monitor speaker and headphones jack
* SMPTE time code generator with external input and output, external lock, jam sync and seamless time code between takes.
* Time/Date generator
* Large LCD display indicates time code, modes and functions
* Fully menu configurable
* Tape / Battery remaining indication
* Rugged die cast chassis using ceramic tape guide rollers and sapphire flanges for long life
* Long life proven D-9 tape transport and head assembly
* Durable and reliable center rotating head design