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JVC UHD 4K Streaming Camcorder House of Worship Version

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JVC UHD 4K Streaming Camcorder House of Worship Version
Key Features
  • 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor, 12x Optical Zoom
  • Records UHD 4K24/30 at 70/150 Mb/s
  • IP Control, Optional Live Streaming
  • 4:2:2 4K Video at 24/30p
Stream 4K video and enable a single operator to add lower-thirds and titles while recording, with no external character generator or switcher required, with the GY-HM250W UHD 4K Streaming Camcorder from JVC. The camera is designed to be easy for one nontechnical camera operator to set up and shoot, record, and stream video in any house of worship environment.
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JVC GY-HM250 Overview

Stream 4K video and enable a single operator to add lower-thirds and titles while recording, with no external character generator or switcher required, with the GY-HM250W UHD 4K Streaming Camcorder from JVC. The camera is designed to be easy for one nontechnical camera operator to set up and shoot, record, and stream video in any house of worship environment.

The GY-HM250W is a full-featured pro camcorder that features a 1/2.3" sensor, can stream video directly to the internet, and captures up to UHD 4K 4:2:2 video 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. In HD mode, custom graphics can be created and controlled via a browser-controlled tablet or smartphone. The GY-HM250W also comes with preinstalled 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-HM250W camcorder comes with 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs and dual XLR audio inputs.

It also features optional IP streaming via separately available Wi-Fi, wired Ethernet, or 4G LTE adapters for Full HD streaming in the field directly from the camcorder and remote camera control and monitoring from your mobile device or laptop. Compatible with RTMP, Zixi, and Wowza streaming, the GY-HM250W 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.

A top handle unit with two integrated XLR audio inputs, an SSL-JVC50 battery, and an AC adapter are included with the camera.

Note:
Streaming requires a connection and the use of a wireless LAN, wired Ethernet, or 4G LTE to USB 2.0 Type-A adapter.
Key Features
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 When Recording in HD
Display custom lower-thirds and titles while recording in HD with 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 via USB 2.0 Type-A port.
Facebook Integration
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 (network adapter required).
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 (no titles), or capture Full HD at 24 to 60p at rates up to 50 Mb/s (with or without titles).
Additional Features
12x optical zoom with 24x dynamic zoom in Full HD
3.5" LCD 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: 046838075698

JVC GY-HM250 Specs

Key Specs
Sensor Resolution
Effective: 12.4 Megapixel (3840 x 2160)
Image Sensor
1/2.33"-Type CMOS
Image Stabilization
Optical in Integrated Lens
Internal Recording Modes
H.264
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/25/29.97 fps [70 to 150 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100/120 fps [35 to 50 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps [24 to 50 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 50/59.94 fps [12 to 28 Mb/s]
1440 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps [5 to 9 Mb/s]
1280 x 720 at 59.94 fps [8 Mb/s]
960 x 540 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 270 at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
Media/Memory Card Slot
Dual Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I) [U3/V30 or Faster Recommended]
Video I/O
1x BNC (3G-SDI) Output
1x HDMI (Unspecified Signal) Output
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS A/V (Unspecified Signal) Output
Mobile App Compatible
No
Battery Type
JVC SSL-JVC50
Imaging
Sensor Resolution
Effective: 12.4 Megapixel (3840 x 2160)
Image Sensor
1/2.33"-Type CMOS
Image Stabilization
Optical in Integrated Lens
Built-In ND Filter
Mechanical Filter Wheel with Clear, 2-Stop (1/4), 4-Stop (1/16) ND Filters
Capture Type
Video Only
Exposure Control
Shutter Type
Electronic Rolling Shutter
Shutter Type
Electronic Rolling Shutter 
Shutter Speed
1/10000 to 1/6 Second
Gain
0 to 24 dB (Native)
30 to 36 dB (Expanded)
Precise Scan Rate Control
Yes
White Balance
2300 to 15,000K
Lens
Focal Length
4.6 to 56mm (35mm Equivalent: 29.6 to 355mm)
Optical Zoom Ratio
12x
Max Digital Zoom
24x ( in 1080p)
Maximum Aperture
f/1.2
Minimum Aperture
f/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
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/25/29.97 fps [70 to 150 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100/120 fps [35 to 50 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps [24 to 50 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 50/59.94 fps [12 to 28 Mb/s]
1440 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps [5 to 9 Mb/s]
1280 x 720 at 59.94 fps [8 Mb/s]
960 x 540 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 270 at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
Broadcast Output
NTSC/PAL
Built-In Microphone Type
Stereo
Audio Recording
AVCHD: 2-Channel 16-Bit 48 kHz LPCM Audio
AVCHD: 2-Channel 16-Bit 48 kHz AC-3 Audio
IP Streaming
H.264, H.265, MPEG2, RTMP, RTP, RTSP, ZIXI
1920 x 1080 at 50i, 59.94i (3.0 to 12.00 Mb/s)
1280 x 720 at 25p, 29.97p, 50p, 59.94p (1.5 to 12.00 Mb/s)
720 x 576 at 50i (0.3 to 8.0 Mb/s)
720 x 480 at 59.94i (0.3 to 8.0 Mb/s)
640 x 360 at 25p, 29.97p, 50p, 59.94p (0.3 to 8.0 Mb/s)
Interface
Media/Memory Card Slot
Dual Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I) [U3/V30 or Faster Recommended]
Video I/O
1x BNC (3G-SDI) Output
1x HDMI (Unspecified Signal) Output
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS A/V (Unspecified Signal) Output
Audio I/O
2x XLR 3-Pin (+48 V Phantom Power) Input
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Microphone (Plug-in Power) Input
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS Headphone/Mic Headphone Output
Power I/O
1x Barrel (12VDC) Input
Other I/O
1x USB-A (USB 2.0) Data Output
1x Mini-USB (USB 2.0) Output
1x 2.5 mm Sub-Mini Control Input
Wireless
No
Mobile App Compatible
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 (LCOS)
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 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature
-4 to 122°F / -20 to 50°C
Operating Humidity
30 to 80%
General
Battery Type
JVC SSL-JVC50
Power Consumption
≥7.9 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
3.53 lb / 1.6 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
6.175 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
13.7 x 11.6 x 10.2"

JVC GY-HM250 Reviews

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Can it stream and record on a disk at the same ...

Can it stream and record on a disk at the same time?
Asked by: Jabbar
That is correct. You will be able to stream and record with this camera.
Answered by: David
Date published: 2019-12-01

When I am streaming the indicator live is red and ...

When I am streaming the indicator live is red and after a few seconds it turns to yellow. Whst is the problem?
Asked by: Guillaume
On the JVC UHD 4K Streaming Camcorder House of Worship Version, the yellow status means the connection is pending or failed. See page 143 in the link below: https://bit.ly/3DFu10w
Answered by: Richard
Date published: 2022-04-04

Is HM250 lens interchangeable?

Is HM250 lens interchangeable?
Asked by: akira
Can you add an adapter, then lense?
Answered by: David
Date published: 2023-09-29

Can I use only 5200mAh battery capacity ...

Can I use only 5200mAh battery capacity compatible with GY-HM250U? Or can I use 7800mAh? I would like to purchase the maximum capacity battery compatible with GY-HM250U. Please tell me the link of the maximum capacity battery compatible with the GY-HM250U among the products you are selling. I will buy it.
Asked by: Daniel
JVC IDX Battery for GY-HM600U, GY-HM650U, GY-HMQ10U, DT-X BH #JVSSLJVC75 • MFR #SSL-JVC75
Answered by: Miguel
Date published: 2021-02-18

Can it overlay a traditional time/date stamp for ...

Can it overlay a traditional time/date stamp for legal video purposes?
Asked by: Henry
Yes, this camcorder does offer a Time/Date Stamp.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2018-12-09

Can this stream to YouTube and scheduled YouTube ...

Can this stream to YouTube and scheduled YouTube events?
Asked by: Nolan
Yes, this camera can stream to YouTube.
Answered by: Bruno
Date published: 2020-05-12

I forgot to order an XLR mic (I thought it came ...

I forgot to order an XLR mic (I thought it came with one). Until I get one, can I use my Rode VideoMic Pro with standard AV plug? If so, where do I plug it in?
Asked by: Andrew
Yes, the JVC GY-HM250 UHD 4K Streaming Camcorder has a 1/8" / 3.5 mm Stereo Mic Level (Plug-in Power) Input so it is compatible with the Rode VideoMic Pro.
Answered by: Michael A
Date published: 2021-03-03

If I want to connect this camcorder to a computer ...

If I want to connect this camcorder to a computer as a web cam (SDI output to USB) what Capture Devices support this connection?
Asked by: Merab
We have many SDI encoder models that would allow you to stream live from the JVC HM250. Two ideas could be - Stand alone IP encoder - Blackmagic Design Web Presenter HD BH #BLWEBPTRHD And this is a USB-C model - AVMATRIX UC1118 SDI to USB 3.1 Type-C Video Capture BH #AVUC1118 USB-A - ANDYCINE U3S SDI to USB 3.0 Video Capture Device BH #ANSDIUSBCAP
Answered by: Chris H
Date published: 2023-01-25
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