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JVC GY-HM600E HD ENG Camcorder


Exceptional fast-paced capture of news, sports and indie productions
  • Superb low-light performance
  • Lightweight and very user-friendly
  • Designed for Fast-paced ENG
  • Three 1/3" 12-bit CMOS sensors
  • 3 position ND filter (1/4, 1/16, 1/64)

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Exc VAT Price £2,495.00
Inc VAT Price £2,994.00
Cat no. GY-HM600E

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The GY-HM600 is a camcorder for next generation newsgathering. Light, versatile and extremely easy to use, this camera is designed for fast paced ENG delivering exceptional imagery and features for news, sports, and independent production. Offering superb low light performance (F12 at 2000 lux) in Extended Mode, a long (23x) wide angle autofocus zoom lens, and file interoperability from acquisition to air. The camera now also features a user selectable Standard Mode which optimises the camera for use under ideal lighting conditions.

The lightweight camera records HD or SD footage in multiple file formats, including native XDCAM EX™ (.MP4), Final Cut Pro™ (.MOV), and AVCHD, to non-proprietary SDHC or SDXC media cards. In addition to relay mode for uninterrupted recording, the GY-HM600 allows simultaneous recording to both memory cards for instant backup or client copy. The 600 series are the first JVC camcorders to feature 3 x 1920x1080 full HD sensors.

Key Features

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
  • .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

  • Note:
    Since the camera's intial release, JVC has released a free 2.0 firmwire upgrade, which offers numwerous new features. You can download the upgrade here: JVC 2.0 Firmware Upgrade

    Sensor1/3" 2.2M pixels progressive scan 3CMOS
    Synchronising SystemInternal
    StabiliserOptical image stabiliser
    LensFujinon F1.6 - 3.0, 23x, f=4.1 - 94.3mm (35mm conversion: 29 to 667mm)
    Filter Diameter72mm
    Shutter Speed1/4 to 1/10000
    Gain-6, -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18 dB, Lolux, ALC
    ND Filter1/4, 1/16, 1/64
    LCD Display3.5" (8.9 cm) 920K pixels, 16:9
    Recording Media2x SDHC / SDXC memory card class 6/10
    Video RecordingVideo codec: MPEG2 Long GOP (HD), AVCHD, H.264 (SD)
    File format: MOV (HD/SD: H.264), MP4
    Recording ModeMPEG-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

    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
    Audio RecordingLPCM 2ch, 48kHz / 16-bit (MPEG-2 Long GOP/H.264), AC3 (AVCHD)
    Video Output(1) AV output (3.5mm mini jack)
    (1) SDI output
    (1) HDMI output
    Audio Input(2) XLR (MIC, +48V/LINE)
    (1) 3.5mm mini jack
    Audio Output(1) AV output (3.5mm mini jack)
    Headphone(1) 3.5mm mini jack
    Time Code Link Input / Output(1) RCA
    Remote(1) 2.5mm mini jack
    Operating Temperature32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Storage Temperature14 to 122°F (-20 to 50°C)
    Operating Humidity35 to 80%
    Storage HumidityUnder 85%
    PowerDC 12V (AC adapter), DC 7.2V (battery)
    Power ConsumptionApprox. 12W (with VF and LCD monitor)
    Dimensions7 x 7.8 x 16.3" (17.8 x 19.8 x 41.6cm)
    WeightApprox. 5.3 lbs (2.4kg)

    Packaging Info
    Package Weight9.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (L x W x H)19.8 x 11.2 x 10.5"
  • JVC GY-HM600E ProHD Camera
  • AC Adapter
  • Battery pack
  • AV Cable
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