The amazing company of JVC (Victor Company of Japan)

released the first high definition video camera for

consumers back in 2003. The GR-HD1 high def camera

was the first digital video camera in the world to

record and play back high definition images.

By utilizing a newly developed 1/3 inch type 1.18

million pixel progressive scan CCD and JVC type

processing, the new camera records and plays back

750/30p digital high definition and 525p progressive

wide screen images to mini DV tape.

Features

The GR-HD1 is was the first digital video camera in

the world to record and play back high definition

video and images. The GR-HD1 records digital images

to mini DV tapes using MPEG 2 compression, recording

and playing back digital high definition images

while still maintaining conventional 525i DV

standard recording times.

The GR-HD1 also comes with an optical 10X zoom lens

and a built in optical image stabilizer. It also

uses a newly developed 1/3 inch type 1.18 million

pixel (1.14 million effective pixels) progressive

scan CCD. Due to the JVC original signal

processing circuitry and driving system, it can

record muti format high quality images.

There are three recording modes; HD mode, SD

mode, and DV mode that are based according to

the camera operators requirements.

The HD mode records 750/30p digital high definition

images, SD mode 525p progressive wide images, DV

mode at the conventional 525i DV standard. This

way, camera users can freely choose among the 3

modes according to their specific requirements.

Even though it was the first high definition

video camera to release to consumers, the GR-HD1

is still a very impressive camera. It has a

slew of other features, which are sure to please

camera lovers everywhere.

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