Category Archives: JVC

JVC GC-PX1 hybrid camera is a go

Concept of the JVC GC-PX1 camera was shown at CES 2011 and now it’s official, the camera will be released in Japan later this month. The price is not yet announced. The GC-PX1 will have 10x optical zoom and 36Mbps 1920 × 1080/60p full HD video shooting. In 640 × 360 resolution at 300 fps the […]

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JVC GC-PX1 camera concept

PhotographyBay has some detailed CES 2011 coverage on a new camera GC-PX1 concept from JVC: 10.6MP Back-illuminated CMOS Sensor 10x Optical Zoom Lens with OIS 1920 x 1080 Full HD Video at 60p / 36Mbps Motor Drive Shooting 30 fps at 10MP High Speed Video Capture at 300fps (in VGA Resolution with Real-time Processing) 32GB Built-in […]

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Sony and Canon attempt to purchase Pentax?

Canon and Sony may have tried to purchase Pentax at some point. Hoya’s CEO has indicated in the past that Pentax is for sell. Then there were some statements about a “deeper relationship” with Samsung. It is possible that at some point JVC attempted to buy Pentax – both companies denied it a month later. I […]

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JVC Kenwood will not buy Pentax

This rumor surfaced a month ago and was quickly denied by JVC and Hoya. Today, two different sources (Bloomberg and Asahi) report that JVC was considering purchasing Pentax but those plans were abandoned. Via Xitek

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JVC to buy Pentax, Hoya denies it

The rumor is that JVC-Kenwood Holdings is in talks to buy Pentax (source – Google translation). Hoya (the parent company of Pentax) quickly denied that report (source). It is not a secret that Hoya has been trying to do something with Pentax, based on previous history of comments from C-level executives (see here and here). HOYA […]

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