For Immediate Release
from Oakland Mayor's Economic summit.
(L-R, Godofredo "G" Dizon (left of frame) and Mike Munson
IN OAKLAND, CA RELIES ON
JVC GY-HD250 PRO HD CAMERAS
FOR ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING AND
NJ (June 3, 2008) — Oakland,
California-based KTOP Cable Channel 10, a government access station,
GY-HD250 ProHD cameras equipped
with JVC’s KA-HD250 studio adaptors as the
station’s primary studio cameras. KTOP also utilizes the
GY-HD250 cameras remotely for community and government events.
- “I love
JVC’s GY-HD250 cameras because
they have all of the amenities and professional features of the more
expensive models and they’re not as heavy or
bulky,” said Will Washington, Chief Engineer of KTOP-TV.
“We prefer JVC because of the ease-of-use and the complement
of camera components. The GY-HD250 color balances perfectly through all
lighting variations, the video gain can be taken up to 18db and the
camera continues to produce exceptional images.”
produces several in-studio productions with the GY-HD250s, which
include the National
Gallery, a Q&A
format featuring local artists as well as Imagine
campaign to suppress violence within Oakland’s neighborhoods produced and
directed by Jasmene
Miranda. Interviewed guest included Rap Artist “Ise
Lyfe” of HBO’s Def
Poetry Jam, city
activist Ron Owens, recording artist Big Dan of the Brown Buffalos and
local activist/spoken word artist “Dom Jones.”
producing programs in
the field, KTOP does a switch feed with the GY-HD250 cameras and
records to SD, with plans to convert to HD in the future. According to
Washington, KTOPs remote setup includes two JVC decks (primary and
backup) for the switched feed. “We also load each GY-HD250
camcorder with DVCAM tapestock, this works great for the director in a
multi-cam shoot when isolated cut-away are needed,” he said.
also used the GY-HD250s to produce Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums’
yearly economic summit, which was held at the Oakland Marriot Hotel on
May 2, 2008. “The
four-hour event consisted of four GY-HD250 cameras in a live switch
production configuration. The entire production was smooth and the
cameras held up beautifully,” added Washington.
its mission to showcase cultural events throughout California, KTOP
recently produced a taped live stage performance of the ARTSHIP
Foundation’s Tarantella Tarantula dance, a European folklore
dance. The station also taped a live performance of Nikki Giovanni,
world-renowned poet, writer, and activist, both produced with the
addition to broadcasting original programming with the GY-HD250s, KTOP
also provides coverage of City Council, Council Committee, and other
City agency meetings.
more information and high-resolution photos of the GY-HD250U, please
visit JVC’s Web site http://pro.jvc.com/newsroom.
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leading manufacturer and distributor of a complete line of broadcast
and professional equipment. For more information about this, or any
other JVC Professional Products Company product, contact JVC at (800)
582-5825; or Candace Vadnais at PFS Marketwyse 973-812-8883, ext. 430
or visit JVC’s Web site at http://pro.jvc.com/pro.