JVC GY-HM790U ProHD ENG / Studio Camera w/Canon 14x Lens

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The JVC GY-HM790U ProHD ENG / Studio Camera is a modular, 1/3" shoulder-mount video camera that comes with a Canon 14x zoom and is equally at home in the studio or in the field. Capable of recording 1080i/p, 720p, and 480i video to native MP4 or Final Cut Pro files for the most efficient workflow, the GY-HM790U also offers a full complement of broadcast features, including HD-SDI output, 4:2:2 sampling, timecode, genlock, and variable frame rates.

Its ability to record to dual, hot-swappable SD/SDHC cards means affordable access to readily available media, which can be coupled with an optional SxS recorder for extended or backup capture. Optional studio components add another layer of professional functionality, placing the GY-HM790U in truly the best of both worlds.


  • 1/3" Progressive 3CCDs
  • Modular Studio/Field Design
  • Bayonet Lens Mount
  • 4:2:2 Color Space, Up to 35Mbps Bitrate
  • 1080i/p, 720p, 480i Multi-scan
  • Native MOV & MP4 Recording
  • Dual SD/SDHC Slots
  • Timecode & Genlock
  • HD/SD-SDI, FireWire Output


Brand JVC
Model GY-HM790U


Format 3CCD
Type ENG Studio Camera


Audio 2X XLR switchable mic/line inputs (phantom powered)
2X onboard mini-jack audio monitoring outputs


Lens Standard: Canon KT14X4.4KRSJ 14X HD ENG Lens
Optional: Canon KJ20x8.2B 20x HD ENG Lens with 2x Zoom Extender

Recommended Uses

Uses Studio, Live events, webcasting, video recording for professional editing.

Video Components

  • Manfrotto 524CFI Intelligent Zoom Control for Fujinon Lens
  • JVC Rear Manual Focus Ring Control for ENG Lenses
  • Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC LI-ION 85WH/14.4V Battery
  • Anton Bauer Tandem 70MT 70W Charger / Power Supply
  • JVC Tripod Plate / Adapter Kit
  • JVC HZ-ZS13U Rear Servo Zoom Control for Canon and Fujinon Lenses
  • Canon KT14X4.4KRSJ 14X HD ENG Lens
  • Canon KJ20x8.2B 20x HD ENG Lens with 2x Zoom Extender
  • Dracast Camlux Series Max Bi-Color On-Camera Light with Battery & Charger
  • Clamp Mount Multi-Function Double Ball Adapter with Bottom Clamp