JVC GY-HM180U 4K Ultra HD Camcorder
The new JVC GY-HM180U sets a new benchmark for professional compact cameras with improved recording features over its predecessor. With full professional controls and an integrated 12x zoom lens it delivers stunning 4K Ultra HD video recordings directly to economical SDHC/SDXC memory cards. And, should you need to go-live, it you can output 4K through its HDMI connector, or HD through the newly added 3G-SDI output.
Integrated 12x Ultra HD Lens, 1/2.3-inch CMOS Sensor
Ultra high quality imagery begins with a precision 12x F1.2-3.5 optical zoom lens (35mm equivalent: 29.6–355mm). JVC GY-HM180U 4K CMOS sensor with 12.4M pixels delivers high sensitivity and excellent performance over a wide range of lighting conditions. Details are crisp and accurate throughout the entire image plane.
Dynamic Zoom for Lossless 24x Zoom
When shooting in the HD mode, Dynamic Zoom combines optical zoom and pixel mapping to create seamless and lossless 24x zoom. This allows the camera to have a long zoom range while retaining its small form factor. Shooters will also appreciate the convenient ND filter wheel: 0, 1/4th and 1/16th positions.
4K Ultra HD Recording at 150Mbps and Live Output
4K has never been so simple! Insert an affordable SDHC or SDXC (UHS-I Speed class 3) memory card into one of the two card slots and record hours of 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) material. Connect a 4KUltra HD monitor with a single HDMI cable, and view the camera’s live 4K signal. You can also play back recorded files directly from the camera.
4:2:2 and Full HD Recording at 50Mbps
The JVC GY-HM180U records 4:2:2 signals up to 60p at 50Mbps making it an ideal camera for production work. Files are stored in the Quicktime (.MOV) format for easy editing. Conventional AVCHD (4:2:0) recording is also possible, providing wide editing compatibility in an array of standard HD and SD formats.
120 fps Recording for Smooth Slow Motion
With high-speed recording at up to 120fps, the smooth slow motion feature can make incredible artistic effects for nature lovers, or help a sports coach or fan analzye an important play. (1920 x 1080 resolution only.)
Dual SDHC/SDXC Card Slots
Dual SDHC/SDXC card slots make the GY-HM180U a truly versatile camcorder, offering such benefits as simultaneous recording and relay recording. In relay recording mode, you can shoot continuously and seamlessly over multiple cards. When one card is full, the camcorder switches seamlessly and automatically to the other card. And because cards are hot swappable, there is in effect no limit to the continuous shooting time in any mode, even with lower capacity cards.