The JVC GY-HM170 compact 4K UHD professional camcorder is designed to meet professional performance requirements. It offers ND filters, assignable buttons and professional audio inputs with manual gain control, in a size close to that of a consumer camcorder. The camera, with 1/2.3" CMOS sensor, records 3840x2180 UHD 4K at 25p, at 150Mb/s, encoding in H.264 encapsulated .MOV. With two SDHC/SDXC card slots, it supports dual, backup and continuous recording. In addition to 4K, the camera can record 1080p in a .MOV file or in AVCHD.
It has a 3.5" flip-out LCD screen, plus 0.24" viewfinder, the latter especially useful in broad daylight. It has direct HDMI 4K output. On the top handle it has two switchable XLR mic/line/mic +48 audio inputs with independent gain control. It has a hot shoe for accessories and a clip for shotgun microphone.