4K handheld connected cam 1" professional camcorder

Product Highlights

  • 10-bit ProRes 422/422HQ/422LT, at 4K UHD resolution and 59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/23.98p recording to M.2 SSD
  • 4K UHD 29.97p/25p/23.98p 4:2:2 10-bit or 4:2:0 8-bit (150Mbps) and various HD recording to SDHC/SDXC card
  • HDR recording, HLG or J-Log1 (10-bit)
  • Backup recording to M.2 SSD
  • Clip Continuous Record mode
Rentex No. JVCGYHC500 | Mfr No. GY-HC500UV

The GY-HC500 is a handheld 4K professional camcorder for production that offers uncompromised image quality. Shoot 4K UHD with HDR, J-Log 1, and record to SSD (solid state drive) media in 10-bit Apple ProRes 422 at 4K UHD up to 60p/50p frame rates. You can also record UHD 30p/25p/24p, full HD or proxy files to SDHC/SDXC media. The GY-HC500 CONNECTED CAM features high performance FHD live streaming with low latency and a full complement of IP remote control and viewing features. It’s truly the most advanced and versatile camcorder in its price range.

  • (1) JVCKAMC100 – JVC GY-HC500MC 4K Camcorder SSD Media Adapter
  • (2) JVCHC500BA – JVC GY-HC500MC 4K Camcorder Battery
  • (1) JVCHC500BC – JVC GY-H500MC 4K Camcorder Battery Charger
  • (2) JVCHC500PS – JVC GY-HC500MC 4K Camcorder Power Supply
  • (1) TBD – System Ace XL Tripod


GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS Power DC12V (AC adapter), DC7.2V (battery)
Power consumption Approx. 24W
Dimensions (W x H x D) 188 mm x 227mm x 437mm (with hood and viewfinder)
Weight 7.9lb (3.6kg with hood and battery, without wireless LAN antenna unit)
Moisture protection Weather resistant
CAMERA Image sensor 1″ (effective) CMOS, effective number of pixels: approx 9.35 million
Stabilizer Optical image stabilizer
Sensitivity F11 at 2000lx 89.9% reflectance
Lens F2.8 (wide) to F4.5 (tele), f=9.43mm to 188.6mm (f=28mm to 560mm (35mm equivalent))
Filter diameter 82mm
Shutter speed 1/6 to 1/10000
ND filter Off, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
Viewfinder 0.4″ LCOS Quad VGA (1280 x 960), 1280 x 720 at 16:9
LCD monitor 3.97″ LCD /WVGA (800 x 480), 800 x 450 at 16:9
VIDEO/AUDIO RECORDING Recording media SDHC/SDXC memory card x 2: 4K (150Mbps): UHS-1 U3, 4K (70Mbps)/HD (50Mbps): Class 10, HD (35Mbps): Class 6,
SD: Class 4, High-Speed: UHS-1 U3
SSD (M.2) with optional media case by JVC
Video codec Apple ProRes 422, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (HD/SD), MPEG-2 (HD)*
File format MOV, MP4
4K UHD 60p/50p 3840 x 2160, Apple ProRes 422 HQ/Apple ProRes 422/Apple ProRes 422 LT, 10-bit
4K UHD 30p/25p/24p (H.264) 3840 x 2160, 4:2:2 10-bit / 4:2:0 8-bit 150Mbps/70Mbps
HD (H.264) 1920 x 1080/1280 x 720, 4:2:2 10-bit / 4:2:0 8-bit mode, etc., 50Mbps – 8Mbps
SD (H.264) 720 x 480 (U model)/720 x 576 (E/EU model), 8Mbps
Proxy (H.264) 960 x 540/480 x 270, 3 – 1.2Mbps
Audio recording LPCM 2ch, 48kHz/16-bit (MOV), µ-Law 2ch (Proxy), AAC 2ch (MP4)
Resolution and bit rate
1920 x 1080 (59.94p/50p) 20 – 8Mbps, (29.97p/25p) 20 – 3Mbps, 1920 x 1080 (59.94i/50i) 20 – 3Mbps,
1280 x 720 (59.94p/50p) 20 – 3Mbps, 1280 x 720 (29.97p/25p) 8 – 1.5Mbps,
640 x 360 (59.94p/50p) 3/1.5Mbps, 640 x 360 (29.97p/25p) 3 – 0.3Mbps
INTERFACES Video output
3G-SDI output (BNC x 1)
HDMI output x 1
AV output (ø3.5mm mini jack x 1)
Audio input XLRx 2 (MIC, +48V/LINE), ø3.5mm mini jack x 1
Audio output AV output (ø3.5mm mini jack x 1)
Headphone ø3.5mm mini jack x 1
Remote ø2.5mm mini jack x 1
Time code input/output RCA
USB HOST x 1 (network connection)
Ethernet RJ-45 x 1
Built-in slot Optional SSD media case and for future expansion
PROVIDED ACCESSORIES Battery (BN-VC296) x 1, AC adapter, power cable, lens hood, KA-MC100G SSD Media Adapter*

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