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JVC GY-HM600 ProHD Camera

B&H # JVGYHM600U Mfr # GY-HM600U
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Product Highlights
  • Superb Low-Light Performance
  • Lightweight and Very User-Friendly
  • Designed for Fast-Paced ENG
  • Three 1/3" 12-Bit CMOS Sensors
  • 23x Fujinon Autofocus Wide Zoom Lens
  • F11 Sensitivity
  • Built-In 3-Position ND Filter
  • HD-SDI and HDMI Connections
  • MPEG-2 / AVCHD / H.264 Recording
  • Two SDXC/SDHC Slots

The JVC GY-HM600 ProHD Camera features superb low-light performance and a lightweight and user-friendly design, altogether allowing exceptional fast-paced capture of news, sports and indie productions.

Three 1/3" 12-bit CMOS sensors are each capable of a max resolution of 1920 x 1080. A 23x Fujinon autofocus zoom lens shoots long and wide angles and is operable by manual functions. The camera offers F11 sensitivity and is equipped with a built-in 3-position ND filter. Connections include HD-SDI and HDMI. Comprehensive recording options consist of MPEG-2, AVCHD, and SD and Proxy H.264. Two SDXC/SDHC slots are available for dual-backup, continuous recording.

A viewfinder, LCD display and built-in microphone provide additional flexibility in on-the-go shooting with this next-generation handheld high-performance camera.

Note: Since this camera's initial release, JVC has released a free 2.0 firmware upgrade, which offers numerous new features. You can download the upgrade here: JVC 2.0 Firmware Upgrade

Exceptional Imagery
  • Three 1/3" 12-bit CMOS sensors (1920 x 1080 each)
  • 23x Fujinon autofocus wide angle zoom lens with manual functions (F1.6-3.0, 23x, f=4.1-94.3mm (35mm conversion: 29 to 667mm)
  • F11 Sensitivity
  • Optical image stabilizer
  • 3 position ND filter (1/4, 1/16, 1/64)
Inputs / Outputs
  • HD/SD-SDI and HDMI outputs
  • 2-ch balanced audio mic/line switchable inputs with phantom power supply
Multiple Encoding Formats
  • SD H.264
  • AVCHD 1920 x 1080 60i
  • HD MPEG2 (35 / 25 / 19Mbps)
Wide Media Format Compatibility
  • AVCHD
  • .MP4 (XDCAM EX)
  • .MOV (for Final Cut Pro)
Additional Features
  • File interoperability from acquisition to air
  • Professional switch layout and comprehensive video settings
  • Pre Rec (retro) mode (20 sec.)
  • Time lapse recording
  • Built-in stereo microphone
  • 0.45-inch 1.22M pixel color viewfinder
  • 3.5-inch 920K pixel LCD display with focus assist
  • SDXC/SDHC memory card recording (2 slots for dual-backup, continuous recording)
  • High performance 2D DNR
  • Wired remote control connector
Sensor 1/3" 2.2M pixels progressive scan 3CMOS
Synchronizing System Internal
Stabilizer Optical image stabilizer
Lens Fujinon F1.6-3.0, 23x, f=4.1 - 94.3 mm (35 mm conversion: 29 to 667 mm)
Filter Diameter 72 mm
Shutter Speed 1/4 to 1/10000
Gain -6, -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18 dB, Lolux, ALC
ND Filter 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
LCD Display 3.5" (8.9 cm) 920K pixels, 16:9
Viewfinder 0.45" (1.1 cm) 1.22M pixels, 16:9
Recording Media 2x SDHC/SDXC memory card class 6/10
Video Recording Video codec: MPEG2 Long GOP (HD), AVCHD, H.264 (SD)
File format: MOV (HD/SD: H.264), MP4 (XDCAM EX), MTS (AVCHD)
Recording Mode MPEG-2 Long GOP:
NTSC setting --
HQ mode: 1920 x 1080/59.94i, 29.97p, 23.98p, 1440 x 1080/59.94i, 1280 x 720/59.94p, 29.97p, 23.98p
SP mode: 1440 x 1080/59.94i
PAL setting --
HQ mode: 1920 x 1080/50i, 25p, 1440 x 1080/50i
SP mode: 1440 x 1080/50i

AVCHD
NTSC setting --
HQ mode: 1920 x 1080/59.94i, SP mode: 1920 x 1080/59.94i
PAL setting --
HQ mode: 1920 x 1080/50i, SP mode: 1920 x1080/50i

SD (H.264)
NTSC setting: 720 x 480/59.94i

Proxy (H.264)
NTSC setting: LP/LV mode:480 x 270/29.97p, 23.98p
PAL setting: LP/LV mode:480 x 270/25p
Audio Recording LPCM 2ch, 48kHz/16-bit (MPEG-2 Long GOP/H.264), AC3(AVCHD)
Video Output (1) AV output (f3.5 mm mini jack)
(1) SDI output
(1) HDMI output
Audio Input (2) XLR (MIC, +48V/LINE)
(1) f3.5 mm mini jack
Audio Output (1) AV output (f3.5 mm mini jack)
Headphone (1) f3.5 mm mini jack
Time Code Link Input/Output (1) RCA
Remote (1) f2.5 mm mini jack
Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Storage Temperature 14 to 122°F (-20 to 50°C)
Operating Humidity 35 to 80%
Storage Humidity Under 85%
Power DC 12V (AC adapter), DC 7.2V (battery)
Power Consumption Approx. 12W (with VF and LCD monitor)
Dimensions 7 x 7.8 x 16.3" (17.8 x 19.8 x 41.6 cm)
Weight Approx. 5.3 lbs (2.4 kg)
JVC GY-HM600 ProHD Camera
  • AC Adapter
  • Battery Pack
  • AV Cable
  • 1-Year Parts & Labor Warranty
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