HD ENG CamcorderGY-HM620E


The GY-HM620 is an advanced handheld ProHD camera that delivers unsurpassed imagery and offers features for news, sports, and independent production. Based on JVC's popular GY-HM600, the new 620 has upgraded CMOS devices for greater sensitivity and a brighter LCD display for outdoor daylight viewing. Versatile and extremely easy to use, there's no better camera for fast paced HD field production.


  • Newly designed 1/3-inch 12-bit CMOS sensors (1920 x 1080 x 3)
  • F12 Sensitivity
  • 23x Fujinon Auto focus zoom lens with manual functions
    F1.6-3.0, 23x, f=4.1-94.3mm (35mm conversion:29 to 667mm)
  • Optical image stabilizer
  • 3 position ND filter (1/4, 1/16, 1/64)
  • 0.45-inch 1.22M pixel color viewfinder
  • Upgraded 3.5-inch 920K pixel LCD display with focus assist
  • SDXC/SDHC memory card recording (2 slots for dual-backup, continuous recording)
  • Large file size support with SDXC card
  • 50Mbps H.264 Extreme High Quality mode (XHQ)
  • Multiple encoding formats:
    • HD MPEG2 (35/25/19Mbps)
    • AVCHD 1920x1080 60i
    • 1080/60p recording capability
    • SD H.264
  • Wide media format compatibility:
    • .MOV (Final Cut Pro)
    • .MP4 (XDCAM EX)
    • AVCHD
  • Professional switch layout and comprehensive video settings
  • Pre Rec (retro) mode (15 sec.)
  • Interval (time lapse) recording
  • Built-in stereo microphone
  • 2-channel balanced audio inputs (mic/line switchable) w/phantom power supply
  • HD/SD-SDI, HDMI Outputs
  • Wired remote control connector
  • High performance 2D DNR
Technical Specifications

GY-HM620E - HD ENG Camcorder

General Specifications
DC12V (AC adapter), DC7.2V (Battery)
Power consumption
Approx. 12 W (with VF and LCD monitor)
178(W) x 198(H) x 416(D)mm (7" x 7-13/16" x 16-3/8")
Appro.2.4kg (5.3lbs) (Including battery)
Operating temperature
0 to 40 (32 to 104 )
Storage temperature
-20 to 50 (14 to 122 )
Operating humidity
35% to 80%
Storage humidity
Under 85%
Image sensor
1/3" 2.2M pixels progressive scan 3CMOS
Synchronizing system
Internal synchronization
Optical image stabilizer
Fujinon F1.6-3.0, 23x, f=4.1-94.3mm (35mm conversion:29 to 667mm)
Filter diameter
Shutter speed
1/4 to 1/10000
-6, -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18 dB,Lolux, ALC
ND filter
1/4, 1/16, 1/64
LCD display
3.5" 920K pixels, 16:9
0.45" 1.22M pixels, 16:9
Video/Audio Recording
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
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 x1080/59.94i
PAL setting:
HQ mode:1920 x 1080/50i,
SP mode:1920 x1080/50i
NTSC setting:
XHQ mode: 1920 x 1080/59.94p, 59.94i, 29.97p, 23.98p (50Mbps)
UHQ mode: 1920 x 1080/59.94i, 29.97p, 23.98p (35Mbps)
PAL setting:
UHQ mode: 1920 x 1080/50p, 50i, 25p (50Mbps),
1920 x 1080/50i, 25p (35Mbps)
NTSC setting:
720 x 480/59.94i(GY-HM620U/HM660U only)
PAL setting:
720 x 576/50i(GY-HM620E/HM660E only)
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
AV output (f3.5mm mini jack x1)
SDI output (BNC x1)
HDMI output x1
Audio input
XLR x2 (MIC,+48V/LINE), f3.5mm mini jack x1
Audio output
AV output (f3.5mm mini jack x1)
f3.5mm mini jack x1
Time code link input/output
RCA x1
f2.5mm mini jack x1
Battery pack x1, AC adapter x1, AV cable x1