The GY-HC500USPCU Handheld Connected Cam 1″ 4K Professional Camcorder from JVC is a UHD 4K camcorder that can shoot in frame rates that are compatible with both NTSC and PAL. Additionally, this camcorder was designed to work seamlessly with both traditional workflows as well as IP workflows. Built-in GPS and sports metadata tagging are also included in this product, along with scoreboard and broadcast overlays.
In addition to having a 1-inch CMOS sensor and an integrated 20x optical zoom lens, this camera also has the capability of producing a 40x digital zoom. The camera is capable of capturing in UHD, HD, and SD, and it also allows you to record in SD as a proxy, with recording speeds of up to 30 frames per second on the built-in media card slots or up to 60/50 frames per second on an optional SSD. Recording can take place in either HLG or JLog1 thanks to the camera’s capability for HDR (10-bit).
The camera can record in a variety of ProRes formats, as well as MP4, and it has the ability to stream HD content over IP when it is connected via a wired connection. The integrated 20x zoom lens has three manual control rings: one for adjusting the iris, one for adjusting the focus, and one for zooming in and out. The electronic viewfinder (EVF) has a resolution of over 1.2 million dots, while the built-in LCD viewfinder can be flipped out and has a diagonal measurement of a little under 4 inches.
The camera supports IFB and returns video over IP, in addition to auto FTP, which enables the video files you record to be automatically sent. It contains a port for an optional solid-state drive, as well as two card slots for SDHC and SDXC, and it can record in UHD at 60 or 50 frames per second.