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JVC GY-LS300

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Has anyone used JVC LS300? By specs it looks like a perfect camera for skateboarding: 

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  • Newly developed 4K Super 35 CMOS image sensor
  • 120fps HD recording for smooth slow motion**
  • Micro Four Thirds System Lens Mount
  • Variable Scan Mapping (VSM) 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.
  • Prime Zoom feature links VSM to zoom rocker enabling lossless zoom with prime lens
  • Cinema 4K (4096 x 2160) 24p recording at 150 Mbps
  • Cinema 2K (2048 x 1080) 24p recording at 50 Mbps
  • 4K Ultra HD recording (150 Mbps, 24p/25p/30p) to SDHC/SDXC(UHS-I Speed class3) card
  • 4K Ultra HD recording (70 Mbps, 24/25p/30p) to SDXC/SDHC(Class 10) card
  • 4:2:2 Full HD recording at 50Mbps (24p-60p)
  • 3 position ND filter (1/4, 1/16 and 1/64)
  • Shotgun microphone included
  • Dual SDHC/SDXC slots enable Dual, Backup and Continuous recording

(source: http://pro.jvc.com/prof/attributes/features.jsp?model_id=MDL102318)

 

For me the biggest advantage is the sensor (S35 - similar to APS-C from Canon cameras) but with MFT mount which allows to use pretty much any lens on the market. It also gives you ability to use focal reducers to get full frame like FOV. It's crucial for wide fisheye setups. It also has great 120fps slow motion.

 

What do you guys think? I'm looking for some skate footage to convince myself.

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looks pretty sick. Wonder what fisheye would look best on that puppu

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There is only one person who uses LS300 for skateboarding I know of:

 

He used a manybrand 8mm.

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Wow that looks extremely valid, Could be a good way for skating to move on from 720p and still have regular long lens zoom 

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