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JVC GY-HM180 Ultra HD 4K Camcorder with HD-SDI

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JVC GY-HM180 Ultra HD 4K Camcorder with HD-SDI
Key Features
  • 1/2.3" 12.4MP CMOS Sensor
  • Record UHD 4K 24/30p at 150 or 70 Mb/s
  • Live UHD 4K Output via HDMI
  • 4:2:2 1080p Video up to 60p at 50 Mb/s
The JVC GY-HM180 Ultra HD 4K Camcorder with HD-SDI packs multiple pro features into its compact form, with updates including a 3G-SDI output in addition to an HDMI out. Its single 1/2.3" 12.4MP CMOS sensor captures UHD 4K images in 24 or 30p, at bit rates of 150 or 70 Mb/s, Full HD up to 60p/50 Mb/s, and HD up to 120 fps for smooth slow motion. The 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs can be used to feed and trigger an external recorder.
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JVC GY-HM180 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2UHD 4K Recording at 150 or 70 Mb/s
  • 3Live 4K Output via HDMI
  • 4HD Recording in MOV or AVCHD
  • 5Dual Media Recording
  • 6Simultaneous Proxy Capture
  • 7Color Viewfinder and 3.5" LCD
  • 812x Optical / 24x Dynamic Zoom
  • 9Two-Position ND Filter
  • 10Audio Features

The JVC GY-HM180 Ultra HD 4K Camcorder with HD-SDI packs multiple pro features into its compact form, with updates including a 3G-SDI output in addition to an HDMI out. Its single 1/2.3" 12.4MP CMOS sensor captures UHD 4K images in 24 or 30p, at bit rates of 150 or 70 Mb/s, Full HD up to 60p/50 Mb/s, and HD up to 120 fps for smooth slow motion. The 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs can be used to feed and trigger an external recorder.

Lower-res proxy files may be recorded simultaneously with full-size HD files, providing smaller files suitable for posting to the web or editing on the go. Live UHD 4K is output via the HDMI port, with HD video supported via the 3G-SDI BNC port. GY-HM180 viewing options include a 3.5" LCD screen, a 0.24 color viewfinder, and a smart focus-assist function.

Additional features include hot-swappable dual SDHC/SDXC card slots, two internal ND filters, and a histogram display. Pro-style audio features include 2-channel XLR audio inputs and a built-in stereo mic. Capture options include recording 1080p up to 60 fps in a 4:2:2, 50 Mb/s .MOV file, or in AVCHD for compatibility with a variety of HD/SD formats and editing systems. The JVC GY-HM180 comes with a top handle unit, a hood, and an AC adapter with a power cord.

Note:
The included battery is charged on the camera using the AC adapter; a separate battery charger is not included.
UHD 4K Recording at 150 or 70 Mb/s
Record UHD 4K at 150 Mb/s to UHS-I Class 3 or faster SDXC cards, or at 70 Mb/s to Class 10 or higher SDXC/SDHC cards
Live 4K Output via HDMI
Output live 4K via HDMI for monitoring, 4K switcher use, or external recording; output HD using the 3G-SDI BNC connector
HD Recording in MOV or AVCHD
Capture 4:2:2 HD images in MOV-wrapped 50 Mb/s files, or in 4:2:0 AVCHD files for compatibility with a variety of HD/SD formats and editing systems
Dual Media Recording
Two SDHC/SDXC memory card slots enable simultaneous recording to provide a backup or relay recording with hot-swapping for uninterrupted shooting
Simultaneous Proxy Capture
Record lower-resolution proxy files at the same time as full-size HD; these smaller files are perfectly suited for posting to the web, or for quick editing
Color Viewfinder and 3.5" LCD
A 3.5" color LCD panel features a 920,000-pixel resolution, while the 0.24" viewfinder offers a crisp 1.56 million-pixel resolution
12x Optical / 24x Dynamic Zoom
The 12x optical / 24x digital zoom uses pixel mapping in HD mode for seamless extended zooming
Two-Position ND Filter
Use the two-position ND filter (1/4 and 1/16) for adjustable image control, including the use of a slower shutter speed for more natural motion blur
Audio Features
Pro-style audio features include XLR audio inputs with phantom power for external mics, as well as a built-in stereo mic
UPC: 046838078811

JVC GY-HM180 Specs

Key Specs
Sensor Resolution
Effective: 12.4 Megapixel
Image Sensor
1/2.33"-Type CMOS
Image Stabilization
Optical in Integrated Lens
Internal Recording Modes
H.264 4:2:2
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/25/29.97 fps [70 to 150 Mb/s]
H.264
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100/120 fps [50 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps [50 Mb/s]
1280 x 720 at 50/59.94 fps [35 Mb/s]
960 x 540 at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
720 x 480i at 59.94 fps
720 x 576i at 50 fps
480 x 270 at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
AVCHD
1920 x 1080p at 50/59.94 fps [28 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps [24 Mb/s]
720 x 576i at 50 fps [8 Mb/s]
1440 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps [9 Mb/s]
720 x 480i at 59.94 fps [8 Mb/s]
720 x 576i at 50 fps [8 Mb/s]
Media/Memory Card Slot
Dual Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC [U3/V30 or Faster Recommended]
Video I/O
1x BNC (3G-SDI) Output
1x HDMI Output
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS A/V Output
Battery Type
JVC BN-VF823
Imaging
Sensor Resolution
Effective: 12.4 Megapixel
Image Sensor
1/2.33"-Type CMOS
Image Stabilization
Optical in Integrated Lens
Built-In ND Filter
Mechanical Filter Wheel with 2-Stop (1/4), 4-Stop (1/16) ND Filters
Capture Type
Video Only
Exposure Control
Shutter Type
Electronic Rolling Shutter 
Shutter Speed
1/10000 to 1/6 Second
Gain
0 to 24 dB (Native)
30 to 36 dB (Expanded)
White Balance
2300 to 15,000K
Lens
Focal Length
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Optical Zoom Ratio
12x
Max Digital Zoom
24x
Maximum Aperture
f/1.2 to 3.5
Minimum Aperture
f/1.2 to 3.5
Minimum Focus Distance
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Filter Size
62 mm
Control Rings
Focus
Zoom
Focus Control
Autofocus
Manual Focus
Video Capture
Internal Recording Modes
H.264 4:2:2
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/25/29.97 fps [70 to 150 Mb/s]
H.264
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100/120 fps [50 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps [50 Mb/s]
1280 x 720 at 50/59.94 fps [35 Mb/s]
960 x 540 at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
720 x 480i at 59.94 fps
720 x 576i at 50 fps
480 x 270 at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
AVCHD
1920 x 1080p at 50/59.94 fps [28 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps [24 Mb/s]
720 x 576i at 50 fps [8 Mb/s]
1440 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps [9 Mb/s]
720 x 480i at 59.94 fps [8 Mb/s]
720 x 576i at 50 fps [8 Mb/s]
Fast-/Slow-Motion Support
Yes
Built-In Microphone
Stereo
Audio Recording
AVCHD: 2-Channel 16-Bit 48 kHz LPCM Audio
IP Streaming
No
Interface
Media/Memory Card Slot
Dual Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC [U3/V30 or Faster Recommended]
Video I/O
1x BNC (3G-SDI) Output
1x HDMI Output
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS A/V Output
Audio I/O
2x XLR 3-Pin Mic/Line (+48 V Phantom Power) Input
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS Headphone/Mic Output
Power I/O
1x Barrel (12VDC) Input
Other I/O
1x 2.5 mm Sub-Mini Control
1x USB-A Data
Wireless
No
Global Positioning (GPS, GLONASS, etc.)
No
Monitor
Display Type
Articulating LCD
Display Size
3.5"
Resolution
920,000 Dot
Viewfinder
Type
Built-In Electronic (LCD)
Size
0.24"
Resolution
1,560,000 Dot
Focus
Focus Type
Auto and Manual Focus
Focus Mode
Automatic, Manual Focus
Environmental
Operating Temperature
32 to 72°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature
-4 to 122°F / -20 to 50°C
Operating Humidity
30 to 80%
Storage Humidity
0 to 85%
General
Battery Type
JVC BN-VF823
Power Consumption
≥8 W
Tripod Mounting Thread
1/4"-20 Female
Accessory Mounting Thread
1x 1/4"-20
Dimensions (W x H x D)
12.1 x 7.5 x 5.9" / 307 x 191 x 149 mm (With Handle)
Weight
2.43 lb / 1.1 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
5.775 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
13.6 x 11 x 9.99"

JVC GY-HM180 Reviews

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Can the SDI output and the HDMI output be set to ...

Can the SDI output and the HDMI output be set to be active at the same time?
Asked by: Mauricio
Yes, but the SDI and HDMI output can be live at the same time for full HD 1080p output.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-10-13

any outputs?

any outputs?
Asked by: Kevin
The JVC GY-HM180 Ultra HD 4K Camcorder with HD-SDI (B&H# JVGYHM180) has a 3G-SDI BNC video output port, an HDMI output port, and a 1/8" (3.5 mm) TRRS A/V (Composite) video output port. It also has 1/8" (3.5mm) headphone port.
Answered by: Yoni
Date published: 2022-12-23

question

Will this camera output the connected external audio via HDMI live?
Asked by: Jeff L.
The HDMI output will carry embedded audio.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-11-11

Does the camera come with a battery charger and ...

Does the camera come with a battery charger and remote?
Asked by: James
The following is enclosed when purchased with the JVC GY-HM180 Ultra HD 4K. JVC GY-HM180 Ultra HD 4K Camcorder with HD-SDI AC Adapter Power Cord BN-VF823 Battery Top Handle Unit Hood Limited 1-Year Manufacturer Warranty The JVC RM-LP25U Local Remote Panel with Joystick Dual Control is sold separately JVC RM-LP25U Local Remote Panel with Joystick Dual Control BH #JVRMLP25U • MFR #RM-LP25U https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/507740-REG/JVC_RM_LP25U_RM_LP25U_Local_Remote_Panel.html
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2023-08-07

Can this camera record 4k 4:2:2 internally?

Can this camera record 4k 4:2:2 internally?
Asked by: Joshua
Yes it does, this offer H.264 4:2:2 in 4K 30fps at 150 Mbps.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2023-07-31

Clean hdmi output for streaming?

Clean hdmi output for streaming?
Asked by: Odn
Yes, the JVC GY-HM180 Ultra HD 4K Camcorder with HD-SDI will output a clean video feed via the HDMI port.
Answered by: Paige K
Date published: 2023-02-10

Does this camera do WiFi ?

Does this camera do WiFi ?
Asked by: James
No, it doesn't do WiFi (the 250 does) Also of note, it has less than desireble low light capabilities so it mostly sits on our shelf compared to our canon XF300 cameras. We weren't really impressed with the camera overall.
Answered by: chad
Date published: 2022-04-25

Does this camera have constant power supply? When ...

Does this camera have constant power supply? When the AC adpater is plugged in , will it run continously?
Asked by: Brandon
The JVC GY-HM180 Ultra HD 4K Camcorder with HD-SDI comes with a wall adapter power supply that will keep the camera constantly powered.
Answered by: Chris H
Date published: 2023-12-13
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