Power off KA-MR100G? at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > JVC ProHD & MPEG2 Camera Systems > JVC GY-HM 600/700/800 Series Camera Systems

JVC GY-HM 600/700/800 Series Camera Systems
GY-HM6xx, HM7xx and HM8xx ProHD camcorders & decks.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old December 9th, 2009, 11:30 AM   #1
Major Player
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 944
Power off KA-MR100G?

I'm shooting with a 700 w/ the recorder, but only using SDHC cards, so the SxS recorder is just sucking down power. Right now, each time I turn on the camera, I turn off the unit by pressing the power button, but I'd like to get rid of this extra step.

I'm wondering if anyone knows to set it up so the KA-MR100G SxS recorder does NOT turn on when I turn on the camera? (And if I need it, I'll just power it on manually.)

I looked through the menus on the camera & recorder & couldn't find anything that would take care of this.

Nothing says you're a serious video maker like S-VHS
Zach Love is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 9th, 2009, 07:53 PM   #2
Regular Crew
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Largo, Florida
Posts: 46
Well, while I don't know of another setup, I have a solution for you. Remove the SXS recorder till you need it. I bought two GY-HM700's, one with the SXS and one without, BUT 99% of the time, neither one has it attached. It's really easy to remove, just a few screws, a few connectors and BANG, it's off. Save it for when you need it.
Lou Caputo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 10th, 2009, 03:59 AM   #3
New Boot
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Posts: 10
You can't turn off the KA-MR100G automatically. It's annoying i know I struggle myself with it. If you remove the unit and you don't have the latest firmware upgrade you can't record with the mp4 wrapper. JVC has purchased the sxs license from sony with the latest firmware upgrade so you don't need the KA-MR100G for only mp4 recording on sdhc cards.

rumor has it that JCV/Sony is working on a 50mbits recording speed (instead of the 35mbits now) in combination with the KA-MR100G and SxS cards.
Thomas Oosten is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 10th, 2009, 05:27 AM   #4
Regular Crew
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Schwabach (Germany - Bavaria)
Posts: 199
Who say this with the 50 MBit, maybe XDCAM HD 422 with 50 MBit - will be nice.
Eric Deyerler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 14th, 2009, 03:13 PM   #5
Major Player
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: california North and South
Posts: 641
oooh 50mbs... (sound of Homer Simpson drooling) good reason to get a SxS if the deal is right for the just in case factor.
Alex Humphrey is offline   Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

(800) 223-2500
New York, NY

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Texas Media Systems
(512) 440-1400
Austin, TX

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

(800) 323-2325
Mineola, NY

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > JVC ProHD & MPEG2 Camera Systems > JVC GY-HM 600/700/800 Series Camera Systems

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:22 AM.

DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2018 The Digital Video Information Network