HD Hard Disk Camcorder
  • HD Hard Disk Camcorder

  • GZ-HD520BUS

  • Longer recording time with a high-capacity, compact HDD/micro SD camcorder. 120GB HDD allows up to 50 hr. of Full HD video recording, while 40x optical zoom gets you closer to the action.

  • Features

    Longer recording time with a high-capacity, compact HDD/micro SD camcorder. 120GB HDD allows up to 50 hr. of Full HD video recording, while 40x optical zoom gets you closer to the action. Also features One Touch Upload for easy YouTube(TM) video sharing.

    • 1/5.8-inch 1.5M CMOS
    • 120GB Internal Hard Disk Drive for up to 50 hr. of Full HD recording
    • 40x Optical Zoom / 200x Digital Zoom
    • Memory Card Slot for microSDHC/microSD
    • Software provided (for Windows(R))
    • Full HD 1920x1080 Recording
    • 24Mbps High Bit Rate Recording
    • Advanced Image Stabilizer
    • Time-Lapse REC
    • Auto REC
    • 1920x1080/60P Output
    • HDMI(R) Output (Mini)
    • KONICA MINOLTA HD LENS
    • One Touch Upload to YouTube(TM) (HD Compatible)
    • Face Detection / Face Flow Thumbnail
    • Laser Touch Operation with Sub-trigger and Zoom Function
    • Pixela Everio MediaBrowser 3 provided (for Windows(R))

  • Specs

    Digital Media Camera
    SYSTEMGZ-HD520BUS
    Format[AVCHD] Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Audio: Dolby Digital (2ch), Still: JPEG
    Storage Media1.8" Hard Disk Drive (120GB), microSD Memory Card
    CAMERAGZ-HD520BUS
    No. of CCD/CMOS Pixels1.5M
    Lens
    Zoom Ratio Optical40x
    Zoom Ratio Digital (max.)200x
    Focal Length (mm)2.9 - 116.0 (35mm film equivalent: 42.0 - 1680.0)
    F StopF1.8 - F6.3
    Filter Diameter (mm)37.0
    KONICA MINOLTA HD LENSYes
    A.I.S.(Advanced Image Stabilizer)Yes
    Full Range AF/Manual FocusYes/Yes
    Full-Auto/Manual White BalanceYes/Yes
    CMOS1/5.8″
    RECORDERGZ-HD520BUS
    JPEG Still ShootingYes
    Video Recording ModesAVCHD (UXP/XP/SP/EP)[9]
    Still Image Sizes[4:3] 1440x1080 / 640x480 [16:9] 1920x1080
    Video Recording Time (max.)11hr (UXP) / 50hr (EP)
    No. of Still Images (max.)9999
    x.v.Color(TM)Yes
    AVCHD Video RecordingYes
    Still Recording During Video Recording (Dual Rec)Yes
    FALCONBRID EngineYes
    INTERFACESGZ-HD520BUS
    USB 2.0 High-Speed Data Transfer to PCYes
    AV Input/Output-/Yes
    Component Video OutputYes
    1920x1080/60P OutputYes
    HDMI-CECYes
    HDMI(R) output (Mini)Yes
    microSD Memory Card SlotYes (microSDHC Compatible)
    LCD/SCREENGZ-HD520BUS
    Clear LCD Monitor2.7″ wide, 123k-pixel
    Auto LCD Backlight ControlYes
    Laser Touch OperationYes
    Sub-trigger and Zoom with Laser Touch OperationYes
    FUNCTIONSGZ-HD520BUS
    Play List EditingYes
    Power-Linked OperationYes
    Self-TimerYes (2sec/10sec/Face Detection)
    Data BatteryYes
    Multi-Language On-Screen8 Languages (Eng. / Fre. / Spa. / Por. / Jap. / Kor. / Chi. [Traditional] / Hindi)
    Quick RestartYes
    Sliding Lens CoverYes
    One Touch Upload to YouTube(TM)Yes (HD Compatible)
    Quick ReviewYes
    Intelligent GroupingYes
    Face DetectionYes
    In-Camera File EditingYes
    Digest PlaybackYes
    Program AE ModesNight / Spotlight
    Face Flow ThumbnailYes
    Time-Lapse RECYes
    Auto RECYes
    2-way Grip BeltYes
    Quick RecordingYes
    GENERALGZ-HD520BUS
    Approx. Weight265g / 305g[12]
    Dimensions (WxHxL)53 x 63 x 110mm
    Power ConsumptionApprox. 3.1W
    PROVIDED ACCESSORIESGZ-HD520BUS
    AC AdapterYes
    Battery PackYes (BN-VG114)
    USB CableYes
    Software
    Pixela Everio MediaBrowser 3 (Win)Yes
    AV CableYes

    [1] Free app available for Android phones/tablets, iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
    [2] Only valid with Wi-Fi direct (direct monitoring).
    [3] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For UHR mode, please use Class 6 or higher. Digital stills can be recorded on SD, SDHC or SDXC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. UHS Speed Class is not supported, but UHS-I SDHC/SDXC cards can be used in the same manner as standard SDHC/SDXC cards. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorized JVC dealer.
    [4] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For 60P mode, Class 6 or higher performance is required. Digital stills can be recorded on SD, SDHC or SDXC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. UHS Speed Class is not supported, but UHS-I SDHC/SDXC cards can be used in the same manner as standard SDHC/SDXC cards. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorized JVC dealer.
    [5] In Standard Definition mode.
    [6] When image stabilization set to OFF
    [7] 12x when Advanced Image Stabilizer set to ON
    [8] 35mm equivalent focal length is achieved when image stabilization is set to OFF and Dynamic Zoom is set to ON.
    [9] Footage recorded in the UXP mode cannot be stored to disc using the CU-VD50/VD3. Use a recommended HDD/BD Burner or the supplied MediaBrowser software installed on your PC to store footage.
    [10] Footage recorded in the AVCHD Progressive and UXP mode cannot be stored to disc using the CU-VD50/VD3. Use a recommended HDD/BD Burner or the supplied MediaBrowser software installed on your PC to store footage onto Blu-ray disc or hard disk drive.
    [11] When using a 64GB SDXC card (not provided)
    [12] without battery / including battery
    [13] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For UHR mode, please use Class 6 or higher. Digital stills can be recorded on SD, SDHC or SDXC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. UHS Speed Class is not supported, but UHS-I SDHC/SDXC cards can be used in the same manner as standard SDHC/SDXC cards. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer.
    [14] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For 50P mode, Class 6 or higher performance is required. Digital stills can be recorded on SD, SDHC or SDXC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. UHS Speed Class is not supported, but UHS-I SDHC/SDXC cards can be used in the same manner as standard SDHC/SDXC cards. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer.
    [15] When image stabilisation set to OFF
    [16] 12x when Advanced Image Stabiliser set to ON
    [17] 35mm equivalent focal length is achieved when image stabilisation is set to OFF and Dynamic Zoom is set to ON.
    [18] When using a 64GB SDXC card (not provided) and internal flash memory
    [19] 48x when Advanced Image Stabiliser set to ON in HD Mode
    [20] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For UXP mode, Class 6 or higher is recommended. For THR mode, Class 6 or higher is required. (Class 10 is recommended). SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorized JVC dealer.
    [21] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For UHR mode, please use Class 6 or higher. Digital stills can be recorded on SD, SDHC or SDXC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. Compatible with UHS SD cards, but UHS Speed Class is not supported. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorized JVC dealer
    [22] 18x when Advanced Image Stabilizer set to ON
    [23] Footage recorded in the THR, TSR, and UXP mode cannot be stored to disc using the CU-VD50/VD3. Use the supplied MediaBrowser software installed on your PC to store footage onto Blu-ray disc or hard disk drive.
    [24] Night & Portrait mode for still shooting only.
    [25] Use of Eye-Fi card may be illegal and prohibited in countries and regions where it has not been approved by competent authorities. Please contact Eye-Fi support for the details of approved countries and regions.
    [26] To record video, SD/SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer.
    [27] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For UXP mode, Class 6 or higher is recommended. For THR mode, Class 6 or higher is required. (Class 10 is recommended). SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer.
    [28] To record video, SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For UHR mode, please use Class 6 or higher. Digital stills can be recorded on SD, SDHC or SDXC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. Compatible with UHS SD cards, but UHS Speed Class is not supported. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer
    [29] 18x when Advanced Image Stabiliser set to ON
    [30] To record video, SD/SDHC/SDXC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB), SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) and SDXC memory cards (48GB to 64GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorized JVC dealer.
    [31] Footage recorded in the UXP mode cannot be stored to disc using the CU-VD50/VD3. Use the supplied MediaBrowser software installed on your PC to store footage onto Blu-ray disc or hard disk drive.
    [32] When using two 64GB SDXC cards (not provided)
    [33] 13x when Enhanced Advanced Image Stabiliser set to ON
    [34] 13x when Enhanced Advanced Image Stabilizer set to ON
    [35] To record video, SD/SDHC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB) and SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk, ATP. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer.
    [36] When using two 32GB SDHC cards (not provided)
    [37] without battery / with included battery
    [38] When using a 32GB SDHC card (not provided)
    [39] When using a 32GB SDHC card (not provided) and internal flash memory
    [40] 15x when Advanced Image Stabiliser set to ON
    [41] 15x when Advanced Image Stabilizer set to ON
    [42] The value of 35mm film equivalent is for Still mode.
    [43] To record video, SDHC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. For UXP mode, please use Class 6 or higher. Digital stills can be recorded on both SD and SDHC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB) and SDHC memory cards (4GB to 32GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk, ATP. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer.
    [44] All modes are for still shooting only.
    [45] To record video, an SDHC card with Class 4 or higher performance is required. Digital stills can be recorded on both SD and SDHC cards. SD memory cards (256MB to 2GB) and SDHC memory cards (4GB to 16GB) have been tested for the following brands: Panasonic, Toshiba, SanDisk, ATP. Note that using other media may result in recording failure or data loss. For compatibility of memory cards, please consult an authorised JVC dealer.
    [46] When using a 32GB SDHC card (not provided) and internal 32GB memory
    [47] When using a 32GB SDHC card (not provided) and internal 16GB memory

  • Provided Acc

    IB(EN.SP.FR)

    IB(EN.SP.FR)

    LYT2289-001A-M

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    CD-ROM ASSY

    CD-ROM ASSY

    $36.52

    LY37342-032A-S1

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    4-1/2FT AUDIO/VIDEO CABLE

    4-1/2FT AUDIO/VIDEO CABLE

    $12.95

    QAM1293-001

    Audio and video RCA to 3.5mm mini plug
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    USB CABLE, A TO MINI B

    USB CABLE, A TO MINI B

    $16.70

    QAM1313-001

    USB Cable - "A" male to Mini "B" male terminals
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    AC ADAPTOR

    AC ADAPTOR

    $40.98

    LY37323-001B

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    90 MIN BATTERY PACK

    90 MIN BATTERY PACK

    $65.34

    LY37167-002C

    Up to 90 mintes (LITHIUM ION) Battery Pack
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  • All Accessories

    EXTERNAL BATTERY CHARGER

    EXTERNAL BATTERY CHARGER

    $99.95

    AA-VG1USM

    Compatible with series BN-VG batteries
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    Battery Pack

    Battery Pack

    $119.95

    BN-VG138US

    3750mAh Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack for E/EX/GX Series
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    CARRYING BAG

    CARRYING BAG

    $24.95

    CB-V2008US

    Compact, stylish and easy-to-carry bag with JVC logo
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    8G MICRO-SDHC (CLASS-6)

    8G MICRO-SDHC (CLASS-6)

    $17.95

    TS8GUSDHC6

    8GB MicroSDHC, Class-6 card with SD Adapter
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    Battery Pack

    Battery Pack

    $65.34

    BN-VG114US

    1400mAh Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack for E/EX/GX Series
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    CARRYING BAG

    CARRYING BAG

    $7.95

    CB-AV10U-NP

    Compact, stylish and easy-to-carry bag with JVC logo
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    SCREEN CLEANER

    SCREEN CLEANER

    $14.99

    SCREENCLEAN-4OZ

    4 oz "Screen Kleen" with 12 x 12 Micro Fiber cloth is the best screen cleaner.
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    Starter Kit

    Starter Kit

    $79.95

    VU-VG1KUS

    Includes BN-VG114 Data Battery and CB-VM15 Carrying Bag.
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    Battery Pack

    Battery Pack

    $83.98

    BN-VG121US

    2100mAh Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack for E/EX/GX Series
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    CARRYING BAG

    CARRYING BAG

    $7.95

    CB-AV11U-NP

    Compact, stylish and easy-to-carry bag with JVC logo
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    CAMCORDER CARRYING BAG

    CAMCORDER CARRYING BAG

    $9.95

    CB-A80U-NP

    Protect your investment with JVC stylish carrying bag. Excellent for camcorders, accessories, and other electronic devices!
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    Carrying Bag

    Carrying Bag

    $16.95

    CB-VM70U

    Designed to fit all 2008 models: Both Everio and DVC, and GZ-HD7/HD3
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    Carrying Bag

    Carrying Bag

    $34.95

    CB-VM9BU

    Can carry Everio with battery (BN-VF808/BN-VF815) attached.
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    Carrying Bag

    Carrying Bag

    $34.95

    CB-VM9AU

    Can carry Everio with battery (BN-VF808/BN-VF815) attached.
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    Carrying Bag

    Carrying Bag

    $34.95

    CB-VM9RU

    Can carry Everio with battery (BN-VF808/BN-VF815) attached.
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    HDMI TO MINI HDMI

    HDMI TO MINI HDMI

    $18.10

    HDMI-HDMIMINI

    6FT HDMI-HDMI MINI CABLE.
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    4G MICRO SDHC CLASS 6

    4G MICRO SDHC CLASS 6

    $14.95

    MSDHC4G-CLASS6

    4GB Micro-SDHC memory card, Class 6.
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    4G USB FLASH DRIVE

    4G USB FLASH DRIVE

    $14.99

    JVC-AH321

    This "USB FLASH DRIVE" is a simple way to store your data.
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    WIDE CONV. LENS (0.7X)

    WIDE CONV. LENS (0.7X)

    $29.95

    GL-AW37

    This wide/tele conversion lens can be used with video cameras that have a 37 mm filter diameter.
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