- JVC Unveils MR-HD100 Camera Mounted Portable Hard Disk Drive Media Recorder
with Wi-Fi and Metadata Capabilities
Unit Combines Native File Recording with
Real-Time Wireless Metadata Input
- Amsterdam, The
12, 2008) – JVC introduces the MR-HD100U hard disk drive (HDD) as part of its growing line-up of camera mounted media recorders. The company realizes that no single media is suitable for every application and is offering its customers several media recording options including tape, hard disk and solid state. The MR-HD100U is a 100GB Wi-Fi
accessible hard disk drive that enables users to wirelessly log customized Metadata in
real time while shooting in the field. As with all JVC media recorders in the ProHD line of products, it provides the fastest
and most efficient shoot-to-air HD workflow in the industry with its
native file recording capability.
- Through the use of any compatible wireless
device, broadcast and video professionals can access the MR-HD100 to
define metadata and assign it to video while recording. This
capability saves hours spent reviewing, logging and tagging footage
in post-production, further demonstrating JVC’s seamless
- “Metadata input in the field has been long
sought after in the professional production community. The MR-HD100
is a revolutionary device that brings this time-saving capability to
the marketplace at an exceptionally low cost,” said Craig Yanagi,
Manager, Creation Products, JVC Professional Products Company.
“Combined with JVC’s Native File Recording technology, the
industry’s fastest and most efficient workflow has now become the
- The MR-HD100 features an easy to use menu system
and enables users to record in a wide range of HDV and DV formats.
The MR-HD100 records natively as both .m2t file format and QuickTime
.mov files in 720p24/25/30/50/60 and 1080i 50/60 frame rates, as
well as .mxf 720p30 and 1080i 50/60 for Avid non-linear editing
systems. By recording files in an editing-friendly native format,
post-production can begin without file conversion, transcoding or
rewrapping. With quick and seamless direct file access, the
MR-HD100 is extremely beneficial for video production in time
- The lightweight, portable MR-HD100 can be
easily mounted to any of JVC’s award-winning ProHD Series of professional
camcorders to provide extended recording times of up to 10 hours. ProHD camcorders are widely used in electronic news gathering (ENG) where high quality HD performance combined with a fast and seamless workflow is essential. JVC can uniquely offer its customers a choice of workflow options that include magnetic tape (built into the camera,) hard disk drive (now two models to choose from,) and solid state memory with the just announced KA-MR100G media recorder.
- The suggested
list price of the MR-HD100 is $2,495 and is scheduled to ship this
month. For more information about JVC’s MR-HD100, please visit
JVC’s Web site at www.jvc.com/pro.
JVC PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTS COMPANY
JVC Professional Products Company, located in Wayne, New Jersey,
is a leading manufacturer of a complete line of broadcast,
professional and security video equipment. For more information
about this, or any other JVC Professional product, contact Candace
Vadnais at PFS Marketwyse 973-812-8883, ext. 430 or visit JVC’s
Web site at http://pro.jvc.com.
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