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JVC GY-HM170U 4KCAM Compact Handheld Camcorder
JVC GY-HM170U 4KCAM Compact Handheld Camcorder

JVC GY-HM170U 4KCAM Compact Handheld Camcorder

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MPN: GY-HM170U
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Don't let its small size fool you! The GY-HM170 is a fully functional high performance 4K Ultra HD camcorder that's equally capable of shooting 4:2:2 Full HD at 50Mbps. Its integrated 12x optical zoom lens and 4K CMOS sensor, deliver razor sharp 4K Ultra HD recordings directly to SDHC/SDXC memory cards. It can even record on 2 cards simultaneously for instant backup or extended recording time. Output live 4K UHD camera signals through the built-in HDMI connector. And effective 10/20/2015, each GY-HM170U is shipped with a handle that provides professional audio connections and control. Remove the handle, and its tiny size allows you to shoot in venues that may be unfriendly to larger cameras.

JVC GY-HM170U Features

  • Single 1/2.3-inch CMOS image sensor with 12.4 million pixels
  • High quality integrated 12x F1.2-3.5 zoom lens (35mm equivalent: 29.5-354mm)
  • Dynamic Zoom in HD mode combines optical zoom and pixel mapping to create seamless and lossless 24x zoom.
  • 4K Ultra HD recording (150 Mbps, 24/30p) to SDXC(UHS-I Speed class3) card
  • 4:2:2 Full HD recording at 50Mbps (24-60p)
  • 120 fps recording for smooth slow motion (coming December 2015)
  • Live 4K UHD output via HDMI connector
  • 2 position ND filter (1/4, 1/16)
  • Built-in stereo microphone
  • Audio handle with 2 XLR connectors (as of 10/20/2015)
  • Dual SDHC/SDXC slots enable dual, relay and backup
  • Clip Continuous mode records multiple start/stop sequences as single clip
  • 3.5-inch color LCD display (920K pixel) with smart focus assist function
  • 0.24-inch color viewfinder (1.56M pixel) with smart focus assist function
  • Wired remote control supported
  • 9 user button assignable functions
  • GY-HM170U 4KCAM Compact Handheld Camcorder1
  • BN-VF823 7.2V Battery1
  • AC Adapter1
  • PowerDC 12V (AC adapter), DC 7.2V (Battery)
  • Power ConsumptionApprox. 8.1W (with VF in 4K REC mode, default setting)        
  • WeightApprox. 1.11kg (including battery)
  • Dimensions (WxHxD)153x112x299mm
  • Operation temperature0℃ to 40℃ (32°F to 104°F)
  • Storage temperature-20℃ to 50℃ ( 14°F to 122°F)
  • Operating humidity30% to 80%
  • Storage humidityunder 85%
  • Camera
    • Image Sensor
      • 1/2.3-inch Back Side Illuminated CMOS
      • Total 12.4M pixels
    • Synchronizing: Internal synchronization
    • Stabilizer: Optical image stabilizer
    • Shutter speed: 1/4~ 1/10000
    • Lens
      • F1.2 (wide) to F3.5 (tele)
      • f=4.67mm to 56.04mm
      • 35mm equivalent: 29.5mm to 354mm
    • Filter diameter: 62mm
    • Gain: 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18,21,24 dB, Lolux(30,36 dB), AGC
    • ND filter: none , 1/4, 1/16
    • LCD display: 3.5-inch 920 k pixels, 16:9
    • Viewfinder: 0.24-inch 1.56 M pixel, 16:9
  • Video/Audio Recording
    • Recording media: 2x SDHC/SDXC memory card (4K:UHS-1 U3 HD:50Mbps Class10, MOV HDClass 6 AVCHD Class4)
    • Video recording: Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (4K/HD) ,AVCHD(HD/SD)
    • File format : MOV(H.264), MTS(AVCHD)
    • 4K(H.264)
      • NTSC setting: 3840 x 2160/29.97p, 23.98p (70, 150 Mbps)
      • PAL setting: 3840 x 2160/25p (70, 150Mbps
    • HD(H.264)
      • NTSC setting:
        • YUV422 mode:1920 x1080/59.94p.29.97p,23.98p(50Mbps), XHQ mode: 1920x1080/59.94p,29.97p,23.98p(50Mbps)
        • UHQ mode: 1920x1080/59.94i,29.97p, 23.98p(35Mbps) 1280x720/59.94p(35Mbps)
        • PAL setting: XHQ mode:1920 x 1080/50p(50Mbps)
        • XHQ mode:1920x1080/50p,50i,25p(50Mbps),1920x1080/50i,25p(35Mbps), 1280x720/50p(35Mbps)
    • AVCHD
      • NTSC setting: Progressive mode(Max 28Mbps):1920 x 1080/59.94p,
      • HQ mode(24Mbps):1920 x 1080/59.94i, SP mode(17Mbps):1920 x1080/59.94i
      • LP mode(9Mbps):1440 x 1080/59.94i, EP mode(5Mbps):1440 x1080/59.94i
      • PAL setting: Progressive mode(Max 28Mbps):1920 x 1080/50p,
      • HQ mode(24Mbps):1920 x 1080/50i, SP mode(17Mbps):1920 x1080/50i
      • LP mode(9Mbps):1440 x 1080/50i, EP mode(5Mbps):1440 x1080/50i
    •  SD(AVCHD)
      • NTSC setting: 720 x 480/59.94i
      • SD(H.264)
      • NTSC setting: 720 x 480/59.94i
      • Proxy(H.264)
      • NTSC setting: HQ mode(3Mbps):960 x 540/29.97p, 23.98p, LP mode(1.2Mbps):480 x 270/29.97p, 23.98p
      • PAL setting: HQ mode(3Mbps):960 x 540/25p, LP mode(1.2Mbps):480 x 270/25p
    • Audio recording
      • LPCM 2ch, 48kHz/16-bit(4k/HD/SD MOV)), AC3 2ch(AVCHD), μlow 2ch(Proxy)
  • Interface
    • Video output
      • AV output (φ3.5mm mini jack x1)
      • HDMI output x1
    • Audio input: φ3.5mm mini jack x1
    • Audio output: AV output (φ3.5mm mini jack x1)
    • Headphone: φ3.5mm mini jack x1
    • Remote: φ2.5mm mini jack x1
    • USB: DEVICEx1(Mass storage)

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