JVC Adixxion GC-XA2
Action-oriented rugged camera with built-in Wi-Fi® and 1080/60p recording
Item #: 257GCXA2
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Original Price: $229.99
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Item #: 257GCXA2
This item is no longer available.
Original Price: $229.99
The JVC Adixxion GC-XA2 features fingertip-friendly controls.
JVC has moved the line forward when it comes to action cameras. Springboarding off the success of its Adixxion GC-XA1, JVC's GC-XA2 broadens the Adixxion series' appeal with an 8-megapixel back-illuminated sensor, a bright, wide-angle f/2.4 lens, and speedy Wi-Fi® connectivity. Of course, the legendary "tough-guy" reputation remains. The camera is described as being "quad-proof": waterproof, shockproof, dustproof, and freezeproof. That covers a pretty wide range of high-action conditions — possibly even the mayhem you have in mind.
Add to this an improved-resolution 1.5" LCD screen, new Wi-Fi monitoring and control apps for iOS® and Android™ devices, and an enhanced gyro-enabled digital image stabilizer, and you've got a pocket-sized video camera that's made for whatever you're bold enough to throw at it. When you're using the Wi-Fi app, a new Quad View mode enables you to monitor up to four Adixxion cameras at once. That's perfect for coordinating your shots — it's almost like having your own TV production control monitoring station in the palm of your hand. Plus, you can stream your footage for live viewing via the USTREAM social network/streaming site, or upload it in minutes to the online venue of your choice.
Still photos aren't an afterthought, either. The 'XA2 can generate 16-megapixel digital stills, and they can be captured simultaneously with video. Plus, there's an adjustable time-lapse capture mode so you can compress the action into a dramatic high-speed clip. High-speed burst mode is also available, so you can capture and preserve the exact right moment.
The Adixxion specializes in delivering clear, computer-friendly MP4 HD video. It shoots in industry standard 1080p and 720p formats, and there's a special super slo-mo mode that captures 1280 x 720 images at 120 frames per second so you can see every detail of a snowboard carving through a turn, along with the dazzling crystals of ice flying past the lens. An on-board stereo mic delivers solid sound from your camera's position, and the sampling rate is a generous 128 kbps, so your audience will hear your adventures even more clearly. Don't underestimate how much that deepens the impact of your video.
This camera uses commonly available SD cards, and is compatible with lots of mounts you probably already own, thanks to its incorporated tripod mount. Specialized mounts and accessories are available as well. A flexible mount is included to get you started.
Love this camera! my boyfriend and I used it in Jamaica- under water cameras are so much fun! we used it in the pool, ocean, jumping off cliffs, hiking, and kayaking.
Pros: - small - multiple use - great pics under water - good price - better than the Go pro camera!!! =)
Cons: - I wish the camera was more vibrant as far as color goes. - don't like the structure, i want to be able to see the pictures i'm taking and the videos i'm filming.
You can take this any where and have it handy for those adventures with the kids will fit in to a pocket and be ready for action at any time. LOVE THIS THING
Pros: small enough to have any where pocket or hand bag
Cons: can't think of one
|LCD Screen Size (inches)||1.5|
|Total Pixel Count||7,990,000|
|Effective Pixel Count for Video||---|
|Aspect Ratio||16:9, 4:3|
|Digital Zoom||5 x|
|Built-in Video Light||No|
|Max Recording Time w/ Included Battery||110 min|
|Digital Still Camera Features|
|Effective Pixel Count for Stills||---|
|Built-in Photo Flash||No|
|Still Image Aspect Ratios||4:3|
|Inputs and Outputs|
|Weight With Battery (ounces)||4.8|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||90 Days|
|Image Sensor Warranty||1 Year|
Overview: The GC-XA2 Adixxion is JVC's newest versatile action camera for capturing Full HD video or 16 megapixel still images. Its "quad proof" design lets you record in extreme conditions. The Adixxion's tiny size and multiple mounting accessories makes it easy to attach to most anything. In addition to recording videos and still images, the camera can stream audio and video via Wi-Fi, or act as a wireless webcam.
Quad Proof: The GC-XA2 is built to withstand the following extreme conditions:
Pocket-sized: The Adixxion's tiny form factor makes it easy to attach it just about everywhere. It weighs just over 1/4 pound, and is only 1-3/8"W x 2-1/16"H x 2-15/16"D. It has two standard 1/4" tripod mounting sockets for attaching the camera at virtually any angle, and to any of the multiple accessory mounts.
Battery: The camera is powered by the BN-VH105 Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery (3.7 volts, 1050 mAh). It charges in the camera via USB in approximately 5 hours. With the optional AC-V17UL AC Charger, you can charge the battery in less than 2-1/2 hours. A fully-charged battery can power the camera for approximately 110 minutes of continuous recording, or 60 minutes of typical recording.
Lens: The GC-XA2 has an F2.4, fixed focus, super wide-angle lens (160°) for capturing all of the action. It has a focus range of 23.6"-infinity. The built-in digital zoom allows you to zoom in from 1x to 5x. Optional GL-LP001 lens protectors are available to help prevent scratches.
LCD Monitor: The camera's 1.5" 112,000-pixel LCD lets you monitor your recordings in progress or watch your videos and photos in playback mode. The camera's menu settings can be set using the LCD monitor as well.
Storage Media: The camera records video and still images onto SD, SDHC, and SDXC memory cards. No memory cards are included with the camera.
Image Sensor: The Adixxion is equipped with an 8 Megapixel, back-illuminated CMOS image sensor.
Video Resolution: The GC-XA2 Adixxion action camera can record Full HD video in MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format with AAC audio. The QuickTime-compatible MP4 files can be easily viewed on PCs and Macs. There are six video resolution options (NTSC):
|Quality||8 GB SDHC Card|
1920 x 1080/60p
1920 x 1080/30p
|1 hr 20 min|
1280 x 960/30p
|1 hr 20 min|
1280 x 720/60p
|1 hr 20 min|
1280 x 720/30p
|2 hrs 10 min|
848 x 480/30p
|3 hrs 30 min|
Note: The GC-XA2 can also record in PAL format with 6 resolution options at 50p or 25p.
Still Images: The camera can record 16 MP still images with a resolution of 4608 x 3456 or 8MP images at 3264 x 2448. Approximately 2000 16MP or 3100 8MP images can be stored on an 8 GB SDHC card.
White Balance: The GC-XA2 offers one automatic and six manual white balance settings: Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Tungsten, Blue (marine), Green (marine).
Picture Inversion: The Picture Inversion feature allows you to invert the pictures on the monitor so you can view them from above.
Image Stabilization: To reduce camera shake, the Adixxion is equipped with a Gyro Sensor Digital Image Stabilizer which detects even the slightest camera shake and corrects everything from minute vibrations from moving vehicles to blurring from violent motion. You can turn the Electric Image Stabilization (EIS) on or off as needed.
Recording Modes: The Adixxion Action camera offers several shooting modes:
Time Stamp: If desired, you can add a time stamp to your recordings. The time stamp can be formatted as Year/Month/Day, Month/Day/Year, or Day/Month/Year.
Connections: Behind the battery compartment cover, there are two connectors: a Mini USB 2.0 port for connecting to your computer, and a Mini HDMI connector for connecting to an HDTV. A short USB cable is included. A Mini HDMI-to-HDMI cable is required for viewing videos and still images on a TV.
Wi-Fi Compatibility: The GC-XA2 has built-in Wi-Fi allowing you to wirelessly share your videos and photos with others. Available Wi-Fi functions include: Monitoring the camera view, broadcasting footage in real time using Ustream, or uploading files to YouTube.
ADIXXION sync.: The free ADIXXION sync. app, available for Android (2.3 or later) or iOS (6 or later), allows you to monitor the camera view (without audio) on your smart device. From the application you can zoom in or out, and begin recording video or shoot a still image. You can even connect and view multiple (up to 4) Adixxion cameras and switch between them on your device. You can view recorded videos or photos, and delete them if desired. These functions can be performed when connected to a wireless LAN or linked directly using the camera's built-in Wi-Fi access point.
Ustream: Connecting via wireless LAN router, you can use your computer or smart device (with the ADIXXION sync. app) to broadcast live or recorded videos in real time via Ustream (account registration required). Users can view your videos by logging into Ustream on their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android phone or tablet, or PC.
YouTube: Video files can be uploaded to YouTube from your smartphone or tablet via a wireless LAN router. After entering your YouTube user name and password into the ADIXXION sync. app, you can begin uploading your files, where they can be viewed by anyone.
Optional Accessories: The following accessories are available for the GC-XA2 Adixxion action camera:
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