JVC GY-HM250 UHD 4K Streaming Camcorder with Built-in Lower-Thirds Graphics

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JVC GY-HM250 UHD 4K Streaming Camcorder with Built-in Lower-Thirds Graphics
Key Features
  • 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor, 12x Optical Zoom
  • Records UHD 4K 24/30p at 70/150 Mb/s
  • IP Control & Full HD Live Streaming
  • 4:2:2 4K Video at 24/30p
The JVC GY-HM250 UHD 4K Streaming Camcorder with Built-in Lower-Thirds Graphics is a full-featured pro camcorder that enables a single operator to add lower-thirds and titles while recording in HD or streaming—no external character generator or switcher is required. It features a 1/2.3" sensor and captures UHD 4K video at 24/30p, and 4:2:2 4K at 24/30p. This versatile camera offers you the option of recording UHD 4K at rates up to 150 Mb/s to SDXC Class 3 cards or up to 70 Mb/s to SDXC/SDHC Class 10 cards.
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JVC GY-HM250 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2
  • 3UHD 4K Recording with 150 and 70 Mb/s Options
  • 4Add Graphic Overlays in HD or While Streaming
  • 5Built-In Streaming Technology
  • 6Live 4K 3G-SDI and HDMI Output
  • 74:2:2 4K and Full HD Recording Options
  • 8Additional Features

The JVC GY-HM250 UHD 4K Streaming Camcorder with Built-in Lower-Thirds Graphics is a full-featured pro camcorder that enables a single operator to add lower-thirds and titles while recording in HD or streaming—no external character generator or switcher is required. It features a 1/2.3" sensor and captures UHD 4K video at 24/30p, and 4:2:2 4K at 24/30p. This versatile camera offers you the option of recording UHD 4K at rates up to 150 Mb/s to SDXC Class 3 cards or up to 70 Mb/s to SDXC/SDHC Class 10 cards.

The GY-HM250's integrated IP engine enables you to stream Full HD in the field directly from the camcorder and offers remote camera control and monitoring from your mobile device or laptop. Compatible with RTMP, Zixi, and Wowza streaming, the GY-HM250 offers one-click zeroconf configuration when using a common LAN between cameras. A firmware update brings Facebook Live integration to the camera, streamlining the connection process. In HD mode, custom graphics can be created and controlled via a browser-controlled tablet or smartphone. The GY-HM250 also comes with pre-installed color schemes and the ability to upload icons or logos to add a personalized look to your footage.

An integrated 12x zoom lens with a tele-macro function provides a 35mm equivalent focal range of 29.6 to 355mm, and a 24x dynamic zoom mode is available when recording in HD. For composing and monitoring video, the camcorder features a 3.5" LCD, a 0.24" viewfinder, and a smart focus assist function. Additional features include dual SDHC/SDXC card slots, two internal ND filters, and a built-in stereo microphone. Designed to fit into professional workflows, the JVC GY-HM250 camcorder comes with 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs and dual XLR audio inputs. A top handle unit with the integrated audio box, a 7.4 VDC battery, and an AC adapter are included with the camera.

Note:
Streaming requires a connection and the use of a wireless LAN, Ethernet, or cellular network to USB Type-A, USB 2.0 adapter.
Facebook Live integration simplifies and streamlines by adding it as a menu choice. This is available via a firmware upgrade, which is included with the camera and can be downloaded for free.

UHD 4K Recording with 150 and 70 Mb/s Options

Record UHD 4K at rates up to 70 Mb/s onto lower-cost Class 10 SDHC/SDXC cards, or at 150 Mb/s using SDXC UHS-I Class 3 cards

Add Graphic Overlays in HD or While Streaming

Display custom lower-thirds and titles while recording in HD, or streaming—no external character generator or switcher required

Built-In Streaming Technology

An integrated streaming engine enables the camcorder to live stream Full HD video using RTMP, Zixi, and Wowza
Note:
Requires an appropriate network connection and adapter (USB Type-A, USB 2.0 port)

Live 4K 3G-SDI and HDMI Output

Connect a UHD 4K monitor using either the 3G-SDI or HDMI output and view the camera's live 4K signal

4:2:2 4K and Full HD Recording Options

Record broadcast-quality signals in 4:2:2 4K at 24 or 30p, or capture Full HD at 24 to 60p at rates up to 50 Mb/s

Additional Features

  • 12x optical zoom with 24x dynamic zoom in Full HD
  • 3.5" LCD display, and 2.4" color EVF
  • Dual SDXC/SDHC card slots
  • Two internal ND filter settings
  • 2-channel XLR audio inputs with phantom power
  • Integrated stereo microphone
  • A histogram display aids in calculating your exposure
  • Tally with steady and blinking settings
UPC: 046838078781

JVC GY-HM250 Specs

Imaging
Sensor ResolutionEffective: 12.4 Megapixel
Sensor Type1/2.33" CMOS Sensor
Image StabilizationOptical in Integrated Lens
Built-In ND FilterMechanical Filter Wheel with 2 Stop (1/4), 4 Stop (1/16) ND Filters
Gain0 to 24 dB (Native)
30 to 36 dB (Expanded)
White Balance2300 to 15,000K
Lens
Focal Length4.6 to 56mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 29.6 to 355mm)
Optical Zoom Ratio12x
Max Digital Zoom24x
Maximum Aperturef/1.2 to 3.5
Filter Size62 mm
Control RingsFocus
Zoom
Focus ControlAutofocus
Manual Focus
Recording
Recording ModesH.264:
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100/119.88 fps (50 Mb/s) 
3840 x 2160p at 23.98/25/29.97 fps (70 to 150 Mb/s) 
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100/119.88 fps (35 Mb/s) 
1920 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps (50 Mb/s) 
1920 x 1080p at 50/59.94 fps (28 Mb/s) 
1920 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps (24 Mb/s) 
1920 x 1080p at 60 fps (12 Mb/s) 
1440 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps (5 to 9 Mb/s) 
1280 x 720p at 60 fps (8 Mb/s) 
960 x 540p at 23.98/25/29.97 fps (3 Mb/s) 
720 x 480i at 50/59.94 fps (8 Mb/s) 
720 x 576i at 50 fps (8 Mb/s) 
480 x 270p at 23.98/25/29.97 fps 
Audio RecordingAVCHD: 2-Channel 16-Bit 48 kHz LPCM Audio
AVCHD: 2-Channel 16-Bit 48 kHz AC-3 Audio
IP StreamingMPEG2, RTMP, RTP, RTSP, ZIXI, H.264, H.265: 1920 x 1080 to 1920 x 1080 at 50i, 59.94i (3.0 to 12.00 Mb/s)
MPEG2, RTMP, RTP, RTSP, ZIXI, H.264, H.265: 1280 x 720 to 1280 x 720 at 25p, 29.97p, 50p, 59.94p (1.5 to 12.00 Mb/s)
MPEG2, RTMP, RTP, RTSP, ZIXI, H.264, H.265: 720 x 576 to 720 x 576 at 50i (0.3 to 8.0 Mb/s)
MPEG2, RTMP, RTP, RTSP, ZIXI, H.264, H.265: 720 x 480 to 720 x 480 at 59.94i (0.3 to 8.0 Mb/s)
MPEG2, RTMP, RTP, RTSP, ZIXI, H.264, H.265: 640 x 360 to 640 x 360 at 25p, 29.97p, 50p, 59.94p (0.3 to 3.0 Mb/s)
Media/Memory Card SlotDual Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I) [U3/V30 or Faster Recommended]
Video Connectors1 x BNC (3G-SDI) Output
1 x HDMI Output
1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) TRRS A/V Monitor Output
Audio Connectors2 x 3-Pin XLR (+48 V Phantom Power) Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Stereo Mic Level (Plug-in Power) Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS Headphone/Microphone Headphone Output
Built-In Microphone TypeStereo
Other I/O1 x USB Type-A USB 2.0 Data Output
1 x USB Mini-B USB 2.0 Output
1 x 2.5 mm Control Input
Size3.5"
Resolution920,000 Dot
Display TypeArticulating LCD
EVF
EVF Display TypeLCOS
Screen Size.24"
EVF Resolution1,560,000 Dots
Power
Battery TypeJVC SSL-JVC50
Power Connectors1 x Barrel (12 VDC) Input
Power Consumption≥7.9 W
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature-4 to 122°F / -20 to 50°C
Operating Humidity30 to 80%
Tripod Mounting Thread1/4"-20 Female
Accessory Mount1 x 1/4"-20 Female
1 x Cold Shoe Mount
Dimensions12.09 x 7.52 x 5.87" / 307 x 191 x 149 mm (With Handle)
Weight3.53 lb / 1.6 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight6.02 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13.5 x 11 x 9.99"
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