JVC on Monday announced the addition of three new High Definition (HD) camcorders to its HD Everio line. All three models are planned for release in August, with prices set from $799.95 to $1,299.95.
JVC claims the GZ-HD30’s 80GB drive can record up to 33 hours of HD content, while the GZ-HD40 can record up to 50 hours of HD content. The GZ-HD10 records up to 16 hours of video.
All three cameras come equipped with USB 2.0 and HDMI interfaces; the GZ-HD40 also comes with a docking station that incorporates FireWire 400 and USB 2.0. All three models can be used with Mac software (iMovie ‘08 supports AVCHD). The HD30 and HD40 models also include a plug-in that enables iMovie HD 6, Final Cut Pro 5 and 6 to use its MPEG-2 files.