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JVC GZ-MC500 Digital Video Camera

JVC GZ-MC500 Digital Video Camera

10 x Optical Zoom.GIF20 x Digital Zoom.GIF1.8 inch LCD.GIFThis camera has a Digital Image Stabiliser.GIFthis camera uses REAL WIDESCREEN technologythis camera does not have a dedicated Night mode.JPGthis camera DOES NOT HAVE an ACCESSORY SHOE.GIFconnects via USB only.GIFuses Compact Flash (CF) type I and Microdrives (CF Type II).GIFuses Secure Digital (SD) cards.GIF

The JVC Everio GZ-MC500 Digital Video Camera combines excellent quality video with 5 megapixel sill images.  This video camera features a 10 x optical zoom (8 x optical for still shots) and a 20 x digital zoom.  The JVC Everio GZ-MC500 stores all its data on a high capacity and compact MicroDrive (4gb MicroDrive included). No Longer Available.

What's In The Box?

JVC Everio GZ-MC500 Digital Video Camera
4gb MicroDrive with protective case (approx 60mins recording)
Wrist Strap
Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery (BN-VM200U)
AC Adaptor (charges battery whilst in camera)
USB Cable
AV Cable
Audio Extension Cable (for optional headphones)
Lens Cap
Lens Hood (attached to camera)

To get started, DCW recommends....
 MicroDrive Memory - A 4gb Microdrive will store approx 60 mins of high quality movies.  This camera can also use Compact Flash Cards and Secure Digital Cards.  High speed cards are recommended.
 jvc batt bn-vm200u.JPG Spare Battery - We recommend purchasing a spare battery for your digital video camera so you never run out. Click through for battery options.
 multiple - sandisk.JPG Card Reader -  As the JVC Evario GZ-MC500 Digital Video Camera uses Removable Memory for data storage, we recommend the use of a card reader for data transfer, so you can keep using your camera.  As this camera has multiple memory card slots, we recommend a Multiple Card Reader.  Click through for options.
Cleaning and Screen Protection - We recommend the use of LCD Screen Protective Sheets, Lens Cleaning Cloths and Cleaning Kits.
 Click through for options.

Full Specifications of the JVC Everio GZ-MC500
(from JVC Australia)

Image Sensor CCD 1/4.5" 3-CCD
No. of CCD Pixels 1,330,000 x 3
Super Hi-Resolution Lens


4GB Microdrive® Provided


MPEG-2 High-Quality Video yes
Photo-Quality Digital Stills (JPEG) 5Megapixel-class
Still Image Sizes 2560x1920
Manual Focus Ring yes
Advanced Photo Functions Auto Exposure Bracketing
(+/- 1/3 f-stop & normal)
Real-Time Histogram Display yes
Programme AE Dial Selection yes
Mode Aperture Priority/
Shutter Priority/
Thumbstick Flash/Spot/
Zoom Ratio Optical 10x (8x for still)
Digital (max.) 200x
Wide Mode
(16:9 mode)
Built-in Auto Flash Pop-up
Rotating Grip yes
Power-Linked Operation -
Megabrid Engine for Optimum Video and Still Quality yes
3-Dimension Noise Reduction (3D NR) yes
1.8" LCD Monitor yes
User Friendly GUI for Easy Operation and Setting yes
Thumbnail Picture for Easy & Quick Viewing yes
Voice Recording Function yes
USB2.0 for High-Speed Transfer yes
Easy Printing with PictBridge and DPOF Support yes
Bundled Software Power ProducerTM yes
Power DirectorTM Express yes
Power DVDTM yes