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JVC GY-HC500U Handheld Connected Cam 1" 4K Professional Camcorder USA

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Original price $3,999.00
Original price $3,999.00 - Original price $3,999.00
Original price $3,999.00
Current price $3,798.00
$3,798.00 - $3,798.00
Current price $3,798.00
  • 1" CMOS Sensor, 20x Optical Zoom
  • 3840 x 2160 60/50/30/25/24p
  • UHD 4K, HD, SD, SD-Proxy Recording
  • HDR via HLG or J-Log1 (10-Bit)


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JVC GY-HC500 Overview

JVC's GY-HC500U Handheld Connected Cam 1" 4K Professional Camcorder is a UHD 4K camcorder that shoots in both NTSC and PAL compatible frame rates and is designed to seamlessly work with both a traditional as well as IP workflows. It features a 1" CMOS sensor and an integrated 20x optical zoom lens, while the camera can create a 40x digital zoom. The camera can capture in UHD, HD, SD, and you can record SD as proxy, recording up to 30p to the built-in media card slots or 60/50p to an optional SSD. The camera supports HDR by recording in HLG or JLog1 (10-bit).

The camera captures in various flavors of ProRes as well as MP4, and it is capable of streaming HD over IP via wired connection. The integrated 20x zoom lens features three manual control rings for iris, focus, and zoom. The EVF features LCOS technology and over 1.2 million dots of resolution, while the built-in flip-out LCD viewfinder is just under 4" diagonally. The camera can live stream HD while recording 4K and outputting 4K via the HDMI output. It features IFB and return video over IP as well as auto FTP so your video files transfer automatically. It has 2 x SDHC/SDXC card slots and features a slot for an optional SSD for capturing UHD at 60/50p.

10-bit ProRes 422 at 4K resolution and 50/60p frame rates and recording to M.2 SSD (requires optional caddy)
4K UHD 30/25/24p 4:2:0 8-bit recording to SDHC/SDXC card
HDR recording, HLG or J-Log1 (10-bit)
1" (effective) CMOS sensor with high picture quality, F11 Sensitivity
3-ring 4K lens with 20x optical zoom (f=28-560mm, 35mm equivalent), 40x lossless dynamic zoom
4" high-resolution LCD monitor, LCOS Quad VGA viewfinder
XLR audio connectors
Live Streaming
  • High performance 1080 60/50p live streaming (4K Rec + HD streaming + 4K HDMI output)
  • Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) QoS for reliable, quality streaming (v0110)
  • Facebook Live streaming with secure RTMPS protocol (v0110)
  • Low latency and high-quality streaming up to 20 Mb/s
  • LAN terminal (Streaming/IFB/Remote) in addition to USB host (v3.0)
  • HEVC/H.265 encoding for streaming with 50% reduction in bit rate or contribution quality
  • 4:2:2 10-bit streaming at up to 24 Mb/s (via optonal KA-EN200G)
  • Return over IP (Return video and IFB)
  • Auto FTP to upload native video clips automatically
UPC: 046838079702


JVC GY-HC500 Specs

Sensor Resolution Effective: 9.35 Megapixel
Sensor Type 1"-Type CMOS Sensor
Built-In ND Filter Mechanical Filter Wheel with Clear, 2 Stop (1/4), 4 Stop (1/16), 6 Stop (1/64) ND Filters
Capture Type Video Only
Exposure Control
Shutter Speed 1/10000 to 1/6 Second
Sensitivity f/11 at 2000 lux 89% Reflectance
Focal Length 9.4 to 188.6mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 28 to 560mm)
Optical Zoom Ratio 20x
Maximum Aperture f/2.8 to 4.5
Filter Size 82 mm
Control Rings Focus
Focus Control Autofocus
Manual Focus
Internal Recording Modes ProRes 422 HQ/ProRes 422/ProRes 422LT 4:2:2 10-Bit
3840 x 2160 up to 50/59.94 fps
H.264 4:2:2 10-Bit
3840 x 2160 at 24.00/25/29.97 fps [70 to 150 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080 [8 to 50 Mb/s]
1280 x 720 [8 to 50 Mb/s]
720 x 480 [8 Mb/s]
960 x 540 [1.2 to 3 Mb/s]
480 x 270 [1.2 to 3 Mb/s]
Built-In Microphone Type Stereo
Audio Recording MOV:
640 x 360 to 1920 x 1080 at 50p, 59.94p (0.3 to 20.00 Mb/s)
Media/Memory Card Slot Dual Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I) [U3/V30 or Faster Recommended]
Video I/O 1 x BNC (3G-SDI) Output
1 x HDMI Output
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS A/V (Composite) Output
Audio I/O 2 x XLR 3-Pin Mic/Line (+48 V Phantom Power) Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Microphone Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Headphone Output
Power I/O 1 x Barrel (12 VDC) Input
Other I/O 1 x 2.5 mm Sub-Mini
1 x RCA (Timecode)
1 x Unspecified USB (LAN) Data
1 x RJ45 (LAN)
1 x 2.5 mm Sub-Mini Control
Wireless None
Global Positioning (GPS, GLONASS, etc.) None
Size 3.97"
Type Built-In Electronic (LCOS)
Size 0.4"
Resolution 1280 x 960 (1,228,800 Dot)
Focus Type Auto and Manual Focus
Focus Mode Automatic, Manual Focus
Battery Type JVC BN-VC296G
Accessory Mount 1 x Cold Shoe Mount
Dimensions (W x H x D) 7.7 x 9.1 x 17.5" / 195 x 230 x 445 mm
Weight 7.94 lb / 3.6 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight 11.195 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.3 x 12.3 x 12.1"