When comparing different video cameras, I like to think in terms of three subsystems that each massively impact the quality of the image that results.
Note that there are lots of other features that will distinguish one camera from another, but the three above are the key ones that directly affect the image.
The JVC GY-HD101E I just bought has the following:
I'll say more about what each of these means in subsequent posts. It's a pretty fascinating area of technology.
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