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JVC GZ-R18 HD Memory Camcorder

  • $25995

JVC GZ-R18 is an HD Memory Camcorder from the popular Japanese manufacturer. It offers a 1/5.8-inch CMOS back-illuminated 2.5-Megapixel image sensor. The sensor operates on Falconbird Engine High-Speed image processor that is capable of 4K Ultra HD 2160p, 2K and 1080p Full HD recordings at 24Mbps high bit-rate. The camcorder features a Konica Minolta HD lens with an impressive 40x optical, 200x digital and 60x Dynamic zooms. The camcorder comes with a durable construction that is waterproof up to 5 meters making it great for your underwater adventures. It supports IPX6/IPX8 ratings for water resistance, 1.5 meters shockproofing (drop), dust proofing as well as freeze proofing with normal operation within -10C up to 40C.

The high-spec camcorder models a 3.0-inch touch panel LCD. An Intelligent AUTO mode enables premium quality photography as well as videography by selecting settings automatically for specific environments. The device stores AVCHD and standard format movies in SD/SDXC/SDHC memory cards placed into the designated slot. The video camera also supports simultaneous 2MP image and FHD movie capture in addition to special effects recording.

Other specs of the JVC GZ-R18 HD Memory Camcorder include: Super LoLux function, 10MP stills (Ultra Res), Advanced Image Stabilization, Face Recognition, Time Lapse function, zoom mic, K2 Audio technology in recording mode, Auto Wind Cut, iMovie/Final Cut Pro X compatibility, Everio MediaBrowser 4 for easy uploads, Dolby Digital 2.0ch audio support, 286g weight and a rechargeable battery lasting up to 4.5 hours.

Sensor1x 2.5 Megapixel 1/5.8-inch CMOS Sensor 
Backside IlluminationYes
Pixel Gross2,510,000
Effective Pixels1,280,000 Video (Image Stabilizer On)
2,290,000 Video (Image Stabilizer Off)
2,290,000 @ Photo 16:9
1,710,000 @ Photo 4:3
Focal Length2.9 - 116 mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length40.5 - 1620 @ Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Video mode; image stabilizer OFF
40.5 - 1620 @ Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Photo mode
49.5 - 1980 @ Aspect Ratio: 4:4 Photo mode
Maximum Aperturef/ 1.8 - f/ 6.3
ZoomOptical: 40x
Dynamic: 60x
Digital: 100x
Recording MediaSD/SDHC/SDXC
Aspect Ratio16:9
Still Image ResolutionJPEG: 10.15 Megapixel, 3680 x 2760 (4:3)
JPEG: 2 Megapixel, 1920 x 1080 (16:9)
JPEG: 1.5 Megapixel, 1440 x 1080 (4:3)
JPEG: .3 Megapixel, 640 x 480 (4:3)
Channels2.0-Channel Stereo
Audio FormatDolby Digital 2ch
Sampling FrequencyDolby 2ch: 48.0 kHz
Bit RateDolby 2ch: 256.0 kbps
Display TypeLCD
Screen Size3-inch
Pixel Count230,000
Add-on Lens
Image StabilizationDigital
Shockproof Rating4.9 / 1.5 m
Waterproof Depth Rating16.4 / 5.0 m (Camera)
Dustproof RatingIEC Standard publication 529 IP5X
White Balance ModesAuto AND Manual
Creative EffectsYes
Built-in MicYes
Input/Output Connectors
Outputs1x HDMI C (Mini)
1x A/V
1x USB Micro-AB
BatteryRechargeable Internal Battery Pack Batteries,
Providing up to 4.5 Hours per Charge
Charging MethodUSB
Power Adapter5.2 VDC
Power ConsumptionOperating: 2.2 W
Operating: 2.4 W
Operating Temperature14 - 104F (-10 - 40C) 80% Relative Humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD)2.4 x 2.3 x 4.8-inch / 60.0 x 59.5 x 122.0 mm
WeightApprox 286 g (0.63lbs)

Generally speaking all items currently listed on the site are currently available. We hold some in stock and others are available from suppliers within a few days.

After placing your order we'll let you know the ETA and if there are issues securing stock (this is a fast-moving industry and items can duck in and out quick) we'll recommend any similar colours/variants.

To ensure that you receive your new phone as quickly and safely as possible, we use a range of delivery options. Delivery times for all options are detailed below. Note that we currently do not ship to PO Boxes.

INSURED COURIER DELIVERY - 2-7 days handling time. Freight generally handled by Toll Australia. Next day from our Hong Kong warehouse into Sydney International. Additional day to Brisbane, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and major regional centres. Other more regional areas are usually between 2 to 7 days depending on remoteness.

EXPRESS SHIPPING SERVICE -1-5 days handling time, arrives on average 1 day sooner. Freight generally handled by Fedex. Overnight from our Hong Kong warehouse into Sydney International. Additional day to Brisbane, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and major regional centres. Other more regional areas are usually between 1 to 5 days depending on remoteness.

Select your chosen method at the cart. There you can also enter your post code for an exact shipping quote.

VERIFICATION - Please note that handling times begin once an order has been verified. We may contact you after the order has been placed to verify order and account details. Please ensure that we can reach you on the email address supplied and that you respond promptly to any requests.

CONDITION - Unless stated in the product title, all devices are brand new. We do sell a small quantity of refurbished items but these all have a product title that begins with 'Refurbished'. Package seals may have been opened to check quality or perform basic testing or unlock functions however unless specified otherwise all devices are new and unused.

WARRANTY - All new devices come with our comprehensive 12 month warranty, which is included in the standard purchase price. We'll even replace with a new item if yours can't be repaired. Refurbished items (marked as such in the product description) come with a 6 month warranty with refurbished replacement items.

PAYMENT METHODS - We accept Credit Card, Bank Transfer and PayPal for outright purchases. We also offer zipMoney for convenient repayments over time.

RETURNS - All orders come with 30 days free returns. For more information on please read our returns policy. We also offer a new replacement policy for items that cannot be repaired.

SECURITY - Our shopping cart meets the strictest PCI requirements and is audited daily. We do not store any customer payment information and our servers are protected using Digicert's SHA2 High Assurance SSL.

OUR STOCK - Products sold through this store are unlocked, never locked or SIM-free. They offer the best combination of price and quality and can be sourced from international markets via parallel importation. Please check the network bands with your provider to ensure full compatibility. In some instances printed documentation may not be in English, even though the device is compatible with local network bands. Where this occurs and you require user manuals etc please contact us and we will provide a digital copy.

DISCLAIMER - Due to variations in stock and regional sourcing we cannot guarantee that all specifications listed are 100% correct at all times as the same model may be available in several variants. If you have any specific requirements please raise them with our team and they will provide availability on the model you require.

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