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JVC GZ-HD7 - PAL and NTSC versions?


Active Member
Hi there,

trying to get what they exactly mean with PAL and NTSC version of the HD7 camcorder as there is no such thing link PAL and NTSC with HD material. Could it be that the "PAL", i.e. european version records at [email protected] and the "NTSC" USA version records at [email protected]?

Anyone using the US version here in europe with PAL sets? Most of the plasma screen are 60Hz capable...



Active Member
Your assumptions are correct.

However the two formats are not compatable( NTSC=30fps, PAL=25fps) both can be viewed on HD TV's but if you ever have the requirement to perhaps share footage with someone who has a PAL camera then that's when the problems will surface.

Also if you ever wish to upgrade your camera in the future you will have to buy another camera of the same format otherwise the older footage cannot easily be combined with the newer footage.


Well-known Member
And of course fewer people in the UK will want to buy a second hand 30 fps NTSC cam, so you'll not get so much dosh for it at exchange time.

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