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JVC GZ-R550B Manual

The JVC Everio GZ-R550BUS Quad-Proof HD Camcorder, which is black, is capable of recording high-definition AVCHD video at bit rates of up to 28 Mbps. The Everio GZ-R550BUS is constructed with a durable camera body designed by JVC called Quad-Proof, which makes it capable of capturing your activities regardless of the weather.

This tough camcorder can withstand water depths of up to 16 feet, shocks from falls of up to 5 feet, dust, and temperatures as low as 14 degrees Fahrenheit. The camera’s back-illuminated 2.5MP CMOS sensor works in conjunction with JVC’s Falconbird image processor to record 1080p60 high-definition video onto SD media cards or the camera’s own 32GB of internal memory storage. Two different modes for taking still images at up to 10 megapixels each are available.

The Konica Minolta HD lens found on the Everio GZ-R550BUS has both an optical zoom of 40 times and a digital zoom of 60 times. When the camera is held by a hand, advanced image stabilization (AIS) helps lessen the amount of wobble that occurs. Watch while simultaneously recording and playing back video on the 3 “LCD with touch screen.

Time-lapse recording, face identification, and special effects such as grainy B&W, food, and baby modes are included as part of the image-capturing functionality. Additional capabilities of the camera include an internal battery that is both rechargeable and capable of lasting for up to five hours, an integrated zoom microphone and compatibility with 37mm filters.


  • The Quad-Proof design ensures that the product is waterproof to a depth of 16 feet, shockproof up to 5 feet, dustproof, and freeze-proof down to 14 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • AVCHD video recordings may be made at data rates of up to 28 Mbps and resolutions of up to 1080p60.
  • 40x zoom in optical, and 60x zoom in dynamic range
  • storage capacity of 32 gigabytes onboard the device
  • The internal battery, which is rechargeable, has a runtime of up to five hours. Additionally, the camera may be charged via USB as well as portable batteries that are sold separately (not included)
  • CMOS image sensor with a backlight and a resolution of 2.5 megapixels; card slot compatible with SD, SDHC, and SDXC media
  • Still, images may be captured at up to 10 megapixels.
  • 3 “LCD display with a touch screen for viewing and playing back media
  • The Advanced Image Stabilization (AIS) system is designed to counteract the effects of camera shaking.

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