This Kit packages the JVC GY-LS300 4KCAM Handheld S35mm Camcorder with a Metabones MFT to EF/EF-S Mount Adapter for attaching Canon EF/EF-S lenses to the camera. The GY-LS300 4KCAM features a Super-35mm 4K sensor and records up to UHD 4K video at 30 fps. Other features include dual codec recording, dual SD card slots, advanced streaming engine, 3-position ND filter, SDI, HDMI, and XLR connections, and much more.
JVC GY-LS300 4KCAM Handheld S35mm Camcorder (Body Only)
A small form factor, Super-35mm-sized, CMOS, 4K sensor and MFT interchangeable lens mount are just the beginning when discussing JVC’s GY-LS300 4KCAM Handheld S35mm Camcorder. The GY-LS300 is part of JVC’s 4KCAM line of cameras, which can record 8-bit 4:2:2 HD Signals at up to 60P at 50 Mb/s. This camcorder supports dual codec recording, allowing to capture two different codecs, .mov and AVCHD, simultaneously to its dual SDHC/SDXC media card slots using optional media cards. The camcorder incorporates 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs, supporting 4K output over the HDMI out.
Supporting wireless streaming to a variety of streaming services while simultaneously recording HD to an optional memory card is a strength of GY-LS300. It also supports IP network remote control, remote viewing, metadata editing, and FTP of clips across a network using optional network connections and adapters. This is for the camcorder body only and does not include a lens. However, the camcorder features an MFT mount that allows you to use a wide variety of full-frame, PL, C, and EF mount lenses with optional adapters. It also features both a flip out 3.5 LCD view screen and flip up EVF. A detachable handle provides two XLR audio inputs, each with phantom power.
The GY-LS300 features a JVCKENWOOD AltaSens 4K CMOS Super 35mm image sensor and a Micro Four Thirds (MFT) lens mount. This allows you to use Super 35mm Cinema lenses with optional adapters, which will retain their native angle of view.
When the camera is used with MFT, Super 16, and other size lenses, using JVC’s proprietary Variable Scan Mapping feature will allow you to maintain the lens’ native angle of view. This gives filmmakers the flexibility of using widely available MFT lenses as well as high-end cinema lenses. It is also possible to attach the camera to microscopes and other devices using a MFT/C-mount adaptor.
The GY-LS300 records QuickTime (.MOV) file format. You can connect the camcorder to a 4K Ultra HD monitor with a single HDMI cable and view the camera’s live 4K signal. You can also playback recorded files directly from the camera. In addition, the GY-LS300 down-converts UHD signals to standard HD for output through the built-in SDI or HDMI connectors.
The camcorder body incorporates a filter selector wheel that features a clear, 1/4, 1/16, and 1/64 ND filter choices.
All camcorders in JVC’s 4KCAM family record 4:2:2 HD signals up to 60p at 50 Mb/s, making them an ideal camera for general HD production work. 50 Mb/s files are stored in the QuickTime (.MOV) format for easy editing. Conventional AVCHD (4:2:0) recording provides wide editing compatibility in an array of standard HD and SD formats.
Equipped with a high-speed broadband modem makes the camera attractive for use in by crews that need a way to deliver a live video stream without the need for a microwave or satellite truck. Through its use of dual codecs, the camera offers live transmission (streaming) including directly to USTREAM and YouTube while simultaneously recording HD to a memory card. Transmission at selected resolutions and bitrates is possible independent of the recording mode. The camera offers a range of streaming options from basic point-to-point to cloud streaming with advanced error correction
The camcorder features:
Micro Four Thirds System Lens Mount
Variable Scan Mapping maintains native angle of view for a variety of lenses including Super 35, MFT, and Super 16. Adapters available for PL and EF mount lenses
4K Ultra HD recording (150 Mb/s, 24p/30p) to SDXC (UHS-I Speed class3) card
4:2:2 Full HD recording at 50 Mb/s (24-60p)
3 position ND filter (1/4, 1/16 and 1/64)
HD-SDI (3G) and HDMI outputs (4K output via HDMI only)
2-channel XLR audio inputs with phantom power
Shotgun microphone included
Dual SDHC/SDXC slots enable Dual, Backup and Continuous recording
Advanced JVC streaming engine compatible with USTREAM, Zixi, and Wowza Streaming Engine
IP Network Remote Control, Remote Viewing, Metadata editing, FTP clips
3.5-inch color LCD display (920K pixel) with smart focus assist function
0.24-inch color viewfinder (1.56M pixel) with smart focus assist function
Wired remote control supported
10 user button assignable functions
Includes handle unit, SSL-JVC50 7.4V battery, AC adapter, and shotgun microphone
Metabones T Smart Adapter for Canon EF or Canon EF-S Mount Lens to Select Micro Four Thirds-Mount Cameras
The T Smart Adapter for Canon EF or Canon EF-S Mount Lens to Select Micro Four Thirds-Mount Cameras from Metabones allows a Canon EF or EF-S mount lens to be mounted onto a Micro Four Thirds-mount camera. While doing so, the adapter is designed to support electronic communication between an attached camera and lens. If the lens includes autofocus, image stabilization, as well as camera-controlled aperture functions, this adapter is intended to allow those features to be used. If an attached lens is also capable of generating EXIF metadata when used with a directly compatible camera, the T Smart Adapter is designed to allow that information to be saved along with image files generated with a combination of the lens, a Micro Four Thirds-mount camera, and the adapter.
By enabling camera-controlled aperture functions for a Canon EF or Canon EF-S Mount Lens when used with a Micro Four Thirds-mount camera, program, shutter-priority, aperture-priority, as well as manual modes can be set and used through the camera. Power for these functions is transferred from the camera to the lens, and when manual focusing is preferred with a compatible electronic lens and a Panasonic camera, an integrated jog dial that allows incremental aperture adjustment can be depressed to open the lens’s aperture diaphragm to its largest setting. The resulting shallow depth-of-field can then be used to help ensure focus accuracy.
When an image is taken with the T Smart Adapter, a matte black internal coating minimizes the potential for reflections within the adapter barrel, which could otherwise result in unwanted glare within the image.
The T Smart Adapter is constructed from aluminum alloy for durability while minimizing weight. Its mounting rings are made with brass to further prevent wear-and-tear, and a detachable tripod foot is included that features 3/8″ threads as well as compatibility with Arca-Swiss tripod heads.
While the T Smart Adapter allows a Canon EF or EF-S mount lens to be mounted onto any Micro Four Thirds-mount camera, any functions that involve electronic communication currently require a Panasonic-brand Micro Four Thirds-mount camera.
Allows a Canon EF or EF-S mount lens to be used with a Micro Four Thirds-mount camera
Allows third-party, full-frame or APS-C EF-mount lenses to be used with a Micro Four Thirds-mount camera
Supports electronic communication between camera and lens to enable autofocus, image stabilization, on-camera aperture control, and EXIF metadata generation when possible
Internal coating minimizes reflections within the adapter barrel
Integrated jog dial for incremental aperture adjustment and push-button access to lens’s widest aperture setting when used with a compatible Panasonic camera
Detachable, Arca-Swiss compatible tripod foot with 3/8″ threads
Aluminum-alloy components for weight reduction
Brass mounting rings further prevent wear-and-tear
Locking mechanism for secure attachment of lens with push-button release