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Studio Camera – JVC GY-HM790E

Brand: JVC

Model: GY-HM790E

Manufacture URLhttps://au.jvc.com

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Technical Specifications

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Camera Section

Image pickup device: 1/3″ Progressive IT CCD

Color separation prism: F1.4, 3-color separation prism

Sync system: Internal sync (built-in SSG)

Lens mount: 1/3″ bayonet system

Optical filter: OFF, 1/4, 1/16

Gain: 0dB, 3dB, 6dB, 9dB, 12dB, 15dB, 18dB, ALC

Electronic shutter: 1/6 to 1/10000, EEI

Variable frame: 10/30-60/30fps, 10/25-50/25fps, 10/24-60/24fps

LCD monitor: 4.3″ LCD, 800 x 480 (WVGA, 410,000 pixels)

Viewfinder: 0.45″ LCOS, 1.22 megapixels (852 x 480 x 3)

Lens Section (GY-HM790U/GY-HM790E only)

Lens: Canon F/1.6, 14x, f = 4.4-61.6 mm (35 mm conversion: 32-448 mm)

Filter diameter: 82 mm

Storage Section

Supported media: SDHC (Class 6/10)

Slots: x 2

Time Code

Time code signal: Compliant with SMPTE/EBU

LTC input signal: 1.0 Vp-p to 4.0 Vp-p, high impedance (unbalanced)

LTC output signal: 1.0 Vp-p to 4.0 Vp-p, low impedance (unbalanced)

Terminal Section

[Y/VIDEO], [PB], and [PR] analog video output terminals:Analog composite output (480i or 576i: Downconverted, 4:3/16:9): 1.0 V (p-p), 75 Ω, BNC (unbalanced)

Component output (720p/1080i):Y: 1.0 V(p-p), 75Ω
Pb, Pr: 0.7 V(p-p), 75 Ω, BNCx3 (unbalanced)

[HD/SD-SDI] output terminal (480i or 576i: Downconverted / 720p / 1080i: embedded audio), BNC (unbalanced):HD-SDI: Compliant with SMPTE 292 M

SD-SDI: Compliant with SMPTE 259 M

[AUDIO INPUT 1/2] terminal:[MIC]: -60 dBu, 3k Ω, XLR (balanced), +48 V output (phantom power supply)

[LINE]: +4 dBu, 10k Ω, XLR (balanced)

[AUDIO OUTPUT] terminal: -8 ± 1 dBu (when audio signal process output is -20 dB), 1 k Ω, RCA x2 (unbalanced)

[PHONES] terminal: 3.5 mm mini jack (stereo) x 2

[REMOTE] terminal: 6-pin JVC remote control connection

[IEEE1394] terminal: 4-pin

[USB] terminal: Mini USB-B type, USB 2.0, miniB, slave function (mass storage class) only

[GENLOCK INPUT] terminal: BB signal


Recording time: Approx. 25 minutes (8 GB SDHC card, 35 Mbps, VBR mode)

Video recording file format: QuickTime File Format (For Final Cut Pro)

MP4 File Format (HD only)

AVI File Format (SD only)

Video signal:HD (HQ mode): MPEG-2 Long GOP VBR, 35 Mbps (Max) MPEG-2 MP@HL
HD (SP mode): MPEG-2 Long GOP CBR, 25 Mbps (1440x1080i)/19 Mbps (1280x720p) MPEG-2 MP@H14

SD: DV CBR, 25 Mbps (720x480i)/(720x576i)

Audio signal: LPCM 2ch, 48 kHz/16 Bit

Video format:NTSC setting:HD (HQ mode): 1920×1080/59.94i, 29.97p, 23.98p, 1440×1080/59.94i (MOV only), 1280×720/59.94p, 29.97p, 23.98p

HD (SP mode): 1440×1080/59.94i, 1280×720/59.94p, 29.97p, 23.98p

SD: 720×480/59.94i

PAL setting:HD (HQ mode): 1920×1080/50i, 25p, 1440×1080/50i (MOV only), 1280×720/50p, 25p

HD (SP mode): 1440×1080/50i, 1280×720/50p, 25p

SD: 720×576/50i

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Updated on July 6, 2023

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