JVC GY-HMQ10 4K Camcorder

by JVC
JVC GY-HMQ10 4K Camcorder
4K Recording
3840 x 2160 Resolution
Records Image in Four Separate Quadrants
Uses 4 SD Cards for Storing Each Stream
Records in MPEG-4/H.264 & AVCHD Formats
High Resolution F2.8 10x Zoom Lens
Built-In Optical Image Stabilizer
PAL/NTSC Switchable


1/2.3" (approx. 6.2x3.5 mm) Back-illuminated CMOS Sensor (8.3 million active pixels) with Bayer filter
Ultra high resolution F2.8 10X Zoom Lens
(F2.8 to 4,5 - f=6.7-67 mm) (35 mm conversion: 42.4 to 424 mm)
20x Dynamic Zoom available in HD mode (10X optical, 11X-20X digital)
Built-in optical image stabilizer
4K Recording: 3,840 x 2,160
MPEG-4 AVC/H.264(.MP4) 4 Stream Separate Recording 60fps/50fps/24fps Progressive at 144Mbps
4K recording for up to 2 hours (32GB SDHC, x4)
JVC file utility for combining separate streams into single editable file (available from JVC website at no charge)
Also functions as a full-HD camcorder
AVCHD progressive (.mts) 60i/60p or 50p/50i
Interval (time lapse) recording in both 4K and HD modes
JVC's patented "FOCUS ASSIST" function
Full HD (1920x1080) trimming function
3 assignable user buttons
2 audio channels
4K mode: AAC, 2ch, 48kHz,16bit
HD mode: AC3, 2ch, 48kHz, 16bit
Manual audio level controls with audio meter
XLR inputs with 48V phantom power
Large 3.5-inch 920,000 pixel LCD display with touch panel
0.24" Lcos 260,000 pixel viewfinder
Records to inexpensive SDHC/SDXC memory cards
4 used in the 4K mode
1 used in the HD mode
Wired remote control capability



Power: DC 12V (AC adapter), DC 7.4V (Battery)
Power Consumption: More than 17.5 W (in 4K mode with LCD monitor) (when LCD screen backlight is set to [Level 3])
Dimensions: 139 (W) x 198 (H) x 271 (D) mm (5-15/32" x 7-25/32" x 10-21/32") (with Audio unit)
Weight: Approx. 1.7 kg (3.6 lbs) (Including battery, microphone, SDHC cards)
Operating Temperature: 0oC to 40oC (32oF to 104oF)
Storage Temperature: -20oC to 50oC (-4oF to 122oF)
Operating Humidity: 35% to 80%
Storage Humidity: Under 85%


Image Sensor: 1/2.3" 8.3M pixels Back-illuminated CMOS
Synchronizing System: Internal Synchronization
Stabilizer: Optical Image Stabilizer (ROIS)
Lens: F2.8 to 4,5, 10x, f=6.7-67 mm (35 mm conversion: 42.4-424 mm)

Filter Diameter:
When the hood is detached: 46 mm (screw pitch: 0.75 mm) Compatible with filter, tele-converter and wide-converter
When the hood is attached: 72 mm (screw pitch: 0.75 mm) Compatible with filter only

Shutter Speed: 1/2 to 1/4000
Gain: 0dB, 3dB, 6dB, 9dB, 12dB, 15dB, 18dB, AGC
LCD Display: 3.5" LCD, 920,000 pixels, 16:9, color, Touch Panel
Viewfinder: 0.24" LCOS 260,000 pixels, 16:9, color


Recording Media: SDHC/SDXC (Class 6/10), SDHC/SDXC Slots x 4

Video Recording
4K: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (.MP4) 4 Stream Separate Recording
HD: AVCHD/AVCHD Progressive

Recording Mode

4K settings:
3840 x 2160/60p/50p/24p
VBR, Approx.144 Mbps (Max) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio: AAC 2ch, 48 kHz/16bit 384kbps

HD settings:
1920 x 1080 / 60p / 60i / 50p / 50i
60p/50p mode: VBR, Approx. 28 Mbps
UXP mode: VBR, Approx. 24 Mbps
XP mode: VBR, Approx. 17 Mbps
SP mode: VBR, Approx. 12 Mbps
EP mode: VBR, Approx. 5 Mbps
Audio: AC3 2ch, 48 kHz/16bit 256kbps

Video Frame Rate

NTSC settings:
4K: 3840 x 2160/59.94p, 23.98p
HD: 1920 x 1080/59.94i, 59.94p

PAL settings:
4K: 3840 x 2160/50p
HD: 1920 x 1080/50i, 50p


Video Output: Mini HDMI output x 4 (4K: HDMI x 4, HD: HDMI x 1)
Audio Input: XLR x 2 (MIC, +48V/LINE) (Built-in stereo microphone is available)
Remote Control: D 3.5 mm mini jack (4-pin)
Headphone: D 3.5 mm mini jack (Stereo)
USB: Mini-USB2.0, Type-B

In the Box

Rechargeable Battery Pack (SSL-JVC50, 4900mAh/37Wh)
AC Adapter
AV Cable
USB Cable
Software Bundle
JVC GY-HMQ10 Manual


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