JVC GY-HM620 ProHD Mobile News Camera w/ 23X Zoom

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The JVC GY-HM620 ProHD Mobile News Camera features a lightweight-user-friendly design providing capacity for fast, efficient mobile newsgathering. The GY-HM620 offers Dual media card slots that allow you to record virtually endlessley by swapping out media cards as they fill up.

The camera's imaging system consists of three 1/3" 12-bit CMOS sensors with 1920 x 1080 resolution. The camera records NTSC broadcast compatible frame rates up to 59.94p in AVCHD and integrates a 23x Fujinon autofocus zoom lens with manual focus and zoom capability with a built-in 3-position ND filter. Connections include HD-SDI and HDMI. Comprehensive recording options consist of MPEG-2, AVCHD 2.0, and SD and Proxy H.264. Two SDXC/SDHC slots are available for simultaneous dual codec recording or relay recording. A viewfinder, LCD display and built-in microphone provide additional flexibility in on-the-go shooting.


  • Three 1/3" 12-Bit CMOS Sensors
  • Full HD Up to 59.94p/ Records SD Video
  • Integrated Fujinon 23x Optical Zoom Lens
  • Supports .MOV, .MP4, and AVCHD 2.0
  • HDMI, HD-SDI Output, 2x XLR Audio Inputs


Brand JVC
Model GY-HM620


Color Black/Black
Format Handheld ProHD camera
Type Handheld ProHD camera


Audio 2-channel balanced audio XLR inputs (mic/line switchable) w/phantom power supply
Control Wired Remote Control Connection
Input Connectors * XLR x2 (MIC,+48V/LINE)
* TC Sync in/out
Output Connectors * HD/SD SDI output BNC x1

* HDMI output x1

* f3.5mm mini jack x1

Supported Formats

Input Formats HD MPEG2 (35/25/19Mbps)
AVCHD 1920x1080 60i
1080/60p recording capability
SD H.264
Output Formats .MOV (Final Cut Pro)


Lens 23x Fujinon Auto focus zoom lens with manual functions
F1.6-3.0, 23x, f=4.1-94.3mm (35mm conversion:29 to 667mm)
Max. Shutter Speed 1/4 to 1/10000
Min. Illumination (lux) Standard sensitivity of the GY-HM620 is measured at F12 @ 2,000 lux (60Hz) and F13 @ 2,000 lux (50Hz).
Min. Shutter Speed 1/4 to 1/10000
Native Resolution 1920 X 1080
Optical Sensor 1/3" 2.2M pixels progressive scan 3CMOS
White Balance Selectable between preset and 2 user settings
Zoom / Focus Fujinon F1.6-3.0, 23x, f=4.1-94.3mm (35mm conversion:29 to 667mm)

Physical Information

Accessory Shoe Yes
Card Slot 2x SDHC/SDXC memory card Class 6/10
Dimensions (WHD) 178(W) x 198(H) x 416(D)mm (7" x 7-13/16" x 16-3/8")
Illumination System Available
LCD Monitor 3.5” 920K pixels, 16:9
Mounting Fixed lens
Power DC 12V (AC adaptor), DC 7.2V (Battery)
User Controls Assignable
Viewfinder 0.45” 1.22M pixels, 16:9
Weight Appro.2.4kg (5.3lbs):GY-HM600, 2.45kg(5.4lbs):GY-HM650 (Including battery)

Special Features

Features The 620 has upgraded CMOS devices for greater sensitivity and a brighter LCD display for outdoor daylight viewing. Versatile and extremely easy to use for HD field production.

Recommended Uses

Uses news, sports, and independent production

Video Components

  • Manfrotto 524CFI Intelligent Zoom Control for Fujinon Lens
  • Manfrotto 127VS Variable Spread Dolly
  • Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC LI-ION 85WH/14.4V Battery
  • Anton Bauer Tandem 70MT 70W Charger / Power Supply
  • JVC Tripod Plate / Adapter Kit
  • Anton Bauer PSM-160 60W / 14.4V Power Supply
  • Dracast Camlux Series Max Bi-Color On-Camera Light with Battery & Charger
  • Clamp Mount Multi-Function Double Ball Adapter with Bottom Clamp