Instead of the 4:2:0, 21 mbps


Instead of the 4:2:0, 21 mbps AF100, you might want to consider the $3495 (on sale) 4:2:2, 50 mbps JVC GY-LS300 (

The LS300 has the same lens mount as the AF100, but it has a larger, Hollywood-sized Super 35 sensor and performs well in low light – plus it has the ability to live stream to USTREAM and other services from its own IP address with a $10 USB IP adapter (, as seen here:

I’ve shot with this camera and it produces a very nice Ultra High Definition 2160p “4K” image, 4 times the AF100’s maximum 1080p resolution.

Here is what this camera can do (please watch YouTube examples at 2160p and your monitor’s highest resolution):

Here is a very nice overview from Zacuto:

And a great review from Rick Young’s Movie Machine:

In my view, this camera is much better suited for broadcast use than the AF100.

Hope this is helpful and good luck with your show!

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