JVC GY-HM170E Compact 4K Camcorder

Request for Price

Product Highlights : 

  • Single 1/2.3-inch CMOS image sensor with 12.4 million pixels (9.03 active)
  • 4K Ultra HD recording (150 Mbps, 24/30p) to SDXC (UHS-I Speed class3) card
  • 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
  • Dual SDHC/SDXC slots enable dual, backup and continuous recording
  • 4:2:2 full HD recording at 50Mbps (24-60p)

The GY-HM170 is a full-featured compact 4K Ultra HD camcorder, with professional audio connectivity, capable of shooting 4:2:2 full HD at 50Mbps. Its small size allows you to shoot in venues that may be unfriendly to larger cameras. The GY-HM170’s integrated 12x optical zoom lens and 4K CMOS sensor deliver razor-sharp 4K Ultra HD recordings directly to SDHC/SDXC memory cards, and you can output live 4K via HDMI.

GY-HM170E - Specification

Power:DC 12V (AC adaptor), DC 7.2V (Battery)
Power consumption:Approx. 10W(with VF in single REC mode and default setting)
Dimensions (W x H x D):178 x 198 x 416 mm (7" x 7-13/16" x 16-3/8")
Operating humidity:30% to 80% RH
Power:DC 12V (AC adaptor), DC 7.2V (Battery)
Power consumption:Approx. 10W(with VF in single REC mode and default setting)
Image sensor:1/3" 2.2M pixels progressive scan 3CMOS
HQ mode:1920 x 1080/59.94i, 29.97p, 23.98p, 1440 x 1080/59.94i,
1280 x 720/59.94p, 29.97p, 23.98p
PAL setting:720 x 576/50i (GY-HM600E only)
Audio recording LPCM 2ch, 48 kHz/16-bit (MPEG-2 Long GOP/MPEG-4
AVC H.264), Dolby Digital 2ch, 48kHz/16-bit, 256kbps (AVCHD)
Headphone:ø3.5mm mini jack x 1
USB:Mini-USB2.0, Type-B
Camera Front-End Specifications
Image Sensor (inch):1/2,3 Inch CMOS
Number of Sensors:1
Mega Pixels:12.4
Gain in dB:0 to 36
Shutter speed:1/4 to 1/10000
White Balance modes:FAW, AWA, 3200K, 5600K, Manual
Wide Dynamic Range Mode (WDR):Yes
User selected function buttons:Yes, 13 (9 Buttons 4 Cross shaped)
User Customizes Menu:Yes
Optical Specifications
Lens mount:Internal
Optical Zoom X times:12
Dynamic Zoom x times:24
Lens F Number:1.2 to 3.5
Lens ratio from / to:4.67mm to 56.04mm
Lens ratio equivalent to 35mm:29.6mm to 355mm
Auto Focus:Yes
Special Auto Focus Features:Area Focus, Near/Far mode / Face
Optical Image stabilization:Yes
Filter Diameter in mm:62mm
Build in ND Filters:2 Filters: 1/4, 1/16
Recording Formats
Media Class:4K/70 Mbps,HD and below Class 10
4K/150Mbps UHS1-U3 (no UHS-2)
Recording slots:2
File Format MOV:Yes
File Format AVCHD:Yes
Video Codec MPEG4 AVC/H264 4K/HD:Yes
Video Codec AVCHD:Yes
Recording specials:4:2:2 HD Record (H.264,50Mbps)
Simultaneous recording on 2 cards:Yes
Simultaneous recording in 2 modes:Yes
Recording Resolution Formats:
Resolution 3840 x 2160:Yes, 29,97p/25p/23.98p
Resolution 1920 x 1080:Yes, 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/1080i60/i50
Resolution 1440 x 1080:Yes, 60i/50i
Resolution 1280 x720:Yes, 60p/50/30p/25p/24p
Resolution 720 x 576:Yes, 59i
Resolution 960 x 540:Yes, 30p/25p/24p
Resolution 480 x 270:Yes, 30p/25p/24p
High Speed Recording:Yes
High Speed Recording Modes:1920x1080 QuickTime (MPEG-4, AVC/H.264)
Recording Data rate 1:150 Mbps (UHD)
Recording Data rate 2:70 Mbps (UHD)
Recording Data rate 3:8,17,24,28 Mbps (AVCHD)
Recording Data rate 4:35 Mbps (UHQ)
Recording Data rate 5:50 Mbps (XHQ/YUV422)
Recording Data rate 6:8 Mbps (SD)
Recording Data rate 7:9,8,5,3,1.2,0.8,0.3,0.2 (WEB)
SD Recording:Yes
Interval Recording:Yes
Pre Rec (retro) recording:Yes, 5 sec. (4K)
5,10,15 sec. (HD/SD)
Clip Trimming:Yes
Audio Channels:2
Audio Recording modes:LPCM 2ch, 48 kHz/16 bit (4k/HD/SD MOV), AC3 2ch (AVCHD), μlow 2ch (Proxy)
IN-OUT´s Connections
OUT HDSDI Format max.:
OUT HDMI Format max.:2160/30p,25p,24p 8 bit 4:2:2 EE
1080/60p,50p 8 bit 4:2:2 EE
OUT Audio Line:Yes, 1 times 3.5mm mini jack
OUT Audio Headphone:Yes, 1 times 3.5mm mini jack
IN Audio XLR MIC/LINE:Yes, 2 times supports LINE and MIC Level with +48V
IN Audio AUX:Yes, 1 times 3.5mm mini jack
Build in Microphones:Yes, Stereo Mic
Wired remote IN:Yes, serial LANC 2.5mm mini jack
USB Data Exchange (Storage):Yes
Operation Panel Type:LCD
Operation Panel Resolution:920K
Operation Panel Size diagonal in inch:3.5
Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) Type:LCOS
Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) Resolution:1,56M
Power and Enviroment Spec´s
Power AC:Yes, DV12V(AC Adapter)
Power DC:Yes, 12 Volt , Battery 7,2V BN-VF823
Battery types:BN-VF823
Power consumption:Approximate 7,9W with VF in 4K REC mode, default settings
Operation Temperature in Celsius degrees:0 to 40
Operation Humidity in %:30 to 80
Storage Humidity under %:85
Mechanical Informations
Weight in kg:1.6 including battery
Measurements (WxHxD) in mm:W 149 x H 191 x D 307
Handle removable:Yes
Include Package:
Battery:Yes, BN-VF823
AC/DC adapter:Yes
Handle unit:Yes, with Professional Audio XLR support
Audio Input φ3.5mm mini jack x1
Audio Output AV output (φ3.5mm mini jack x1)
    • JVC GY-HM170E 4K Compact Camcorder 
        • BN-VF823 Battery
          • AC Adapter
          Write Your Own Review
          You're reviewing:JVC GY-HM170E Compact 4K Camcorder
          Your Rating
          (Size: 19.6 KB)
          (Size: 3 KB)