• Webcode: 437884 • Mfr: GY-HC900CHU
Product Highlights
  • 2.2MP 2/3" Progressive CMOS Sensor
  • 1920 x 1080 Resolution
  • 2x 3-Pin XLR / 5-Pin XLR Input / Output
  • SDHC / SDXC Storage
  • 3.5" LCD Display
  • 2/3" B4 Mount
  • Kit includes GY-HC900CHU camcorder, viewfinder & antennas
Kit Options:
GY-HC900 Camcorder Body
GY-HC900 Camcorder Body & Viewfinder
GY-HC900 Camcorder, Canon 20x ENG Lens & Viewfinder
GY-HC900 Camcorder, Fujinon 20x ENG Lens & Viewfinder
JVC Professional GY-HC900CHU CONNECTED CAM 2/3" Broadcast ENG Camcorder - Body JVC Professional GY-HC900CHU CONNECTED CAM 2/3"...
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GY-HC900 Connected Cam 2/3" Broadcast Camcorder

The GY-HC900 is a unique and innovative broadcast camcorder that makes no compromises in image quality while offering a level of connectivity not found elsewhere.

Key Features:

  • Three advanced 2/3-inch CMOS image sensors for high sensitivity: F12 @ 60Hz (extended mode)
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range) (Hybrid Log Gamma)
  • Industry standard B4 lens mount
  • Signal-to-noise ratio 62dB (standard)
  • Dual SDXC media recording
  • 50 Mbps 4:2:2 10-bit recording (H.264)
  • Standard MPEG-2 recording up to 35 Mbps
  • 1080p slow motion recording (120fps)
  • Records Sports Exchange Standard formats (1080/720p)

The GY-HC900 features three 2/3-inch CMOS image sensors that deliver high sensitivity, low noise and wide dynamic range. It's equipped with a new powerful communications engine that truly makes News-over-IP a reality with a streamlined ENG workflow that's both reliable and cost effective. And it offers a comprehensive fiber solution for advanced EFP and studio installations.

New Features Recently Added – not noted in catalogue

  • Addition of support of RM-Lp250M/S
  • Addition of PCR in Live Streaming mode
  • Addition of Progressive Auto FTP
  • Addition of Zixi Input and 720p30/25 for Video Return over IP
  • Addition of ODK and Camera Tagging metadata for Exchange format
  • Addition of Return Video on SDI2 output
  • Addition of MPEG2 format in HD+Web recording
  • GPS TC synchronization

Enhanced Connectivity

  • Snap-on SFE-CAM bonded LTE transceiver (USB or RJ45 connection)
  • Built-in wireless LAN (2.4GHz/5GHz), high speed MIMO with dual external antennas
  • 3G-SDI (x2) outputs
  • 3G-SDI input for pool feed
  • HDMI output
  • Ethernet LAN (RJ45)
  • USB host for network function
  • Time code IN/OUT
  • Genlock input
  • XLR audio input (x3) and output
  • DC Power out connection (x3)
  • Direct connection (68p) to fiber module
  • Remote control (via direct connect or network)
  • Slot for wireless audio module
  • Slot for future expansion

Complete IP Workflow

  • Advanced low latency (<500 ms) streaming up to 20Mbps (H.264)
  • Stream camera or pool feed signal
  • Zixi error correction with automatic repeat request (ARQ)
  • SMPTE 2022 forward error correction
  • Remote control via web browser or RM-LP100
  • IFB audio
  • Return video (IP or SDI)
  • Progressive FTP for transfer of live video

Extraordinary Camera Performance

The heart of the GY-HC900 is a production-quality imaging system that begins with a B4 mount lens. The camera adapts to a variety of lenses and automatically corrects for aberration. Three 2/3-inch CMOS sensors, combined with an F1.4 prism, produce full HD images with excellent sensitivity of F12 at 60Hz (extended mode) and a high SNR of 62dB (standard). JVC has paid particular attention to dynamic range and provides an HDR mode for expanded creative expression. A 4-position optical filter compensates for a variety of lighting conditions. Positions are: 1 (clear), 2 (1/4 ND), 3 (1/16 ND), and 4 (1/64 ND).

Memory Card Recording

Dual memory card slots are provided for standard SDHC/SDXC media. Flexible recording options include redundant, relay and backup modes. The GY-HC900 supports both the popular MPEG-2 35/25Mbps format, widely used by television broadcasters, and the more efficient .MOV H.264 format capable of delivering production quality 1080/60p 4:2:2 10-bit recordings. In this mode, recordings can be made at frame rates up to 120fps for ultra-smooth slow motion effects. The camera also records proxy resolution video clips for off-line editing or on-line posting.

The Industry's Most Connected Camera

JVC has taken connectivity to the next level with the GY-HC900. The camera incorporates a new processing engine that enables recording and low latency streaming, and simultaneous decoding for return video and IFB. Talent in front of the camera can engage in a 2-way interview with return video and audio while streaming live to air—all of this without any external boxes or backpacks. Depending on the mode, latency can be as low as 500ms for both outgoing and incoming video. Cellular bonding takes place with the optional snap-on SFE-CAM module, or with a Wireless LAN connection to one of our bridge units.

The GY-HC900 is equipped with Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) Wireless LAN technology for high speed, long range communications. For studio and EFP operation, JVC offers the flexible FS-900 camera module which attaches directly without cables and feeds a 3-in-1 base station.

What's Included

GY-HC900 2/3" HD Connected Cam Broadcast Camcorder
3.26" OLED Viewfinder
Wi-Fi Antennas


Product Specifications

GY-HC900CHU Connected Cam 2/3" Broadcast Camcorder




DC 12V (11V – 17V)

Power consumption

35W (Including 2W for EVF)

Dimensions (W x H x D)

165 mm x 269 mm x 366 mm


Approx. 3.9 kg (8.7lbs.) (without battery, EVF and lens)



Image sensor

2/3-inch 2.2M pixels progressive 3 CMOS

Lens mount

2/3-inch B4 mount system


F12 (60Hz), F13 (50Hz) at 2000lx (typical; Extended mode)

Shutter speed

1/3 to 1/1000, AUTO

ND filter

None, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64

S/N ratio

62dB (Standard mode)


3.26" OLED, WVGA (854 × 480), 16:9

LCD monitor

3.5" LCD, QHD (960 × 540), 16:9

Video / Audio Recording


Recording media

SDHC/SDXC memory card x 2 (HD: Class 6/10 SD/Web: Class 4)

Video codec

MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (HD/SD), MPEG-2 Long GOP VBR (HD)




35 Mbps

HD (H.264)

4:2:2 10bit/8bit mode, etc. 50 Mbps – 35 Mbps

SD (H.264)

8 Mbps

Proxy (H.264)

3 – 1.2 Mbps

Audio recording

LPCM 2ch/4ch, 48kHz/16-bit (MOV/MP4/MXF), µLaw 2ch (Proxy)

Live Video Streaming




Resolution and bit rate

1920 x 1080 (59.94p/50p) 20 – 8 Mbps, (29.97p/25p) 20 – 3 Mbps,
1920 x 1080 (59.94i/50i) 20 – 3 Mbps,
1280 x 720 (59.94p/50p) 20 ? 3 Mbps,
1280 x 720 (29.97p/25p) 8 ? 1.5 Mbps,
720 x 480 (59.94i), 720 x 576 (50i) 8 – 0.3 Mbps,
640 x 360 (59.94p/50p) 3/1.5 Mbps,
640 x 360 (29.97p/25p) 3 – 0.3 Mbps


Video Input 3G-SDI (BNC x 1)
Video Output 3G-SDI (BNC x 2), HDMI x 1, Composite (BNC x 1)
VF Terminal 26-pin
Audio Input / Output XLR 3-pin x 2, (MIC, +48V, LINE)/XLR 5-pin
MIC Input XLR 5-Pin
Genlock Input Genlock Input (BNC x 1)
Time Code Input / Output BNC x 1/BNC x 1
Remote mini DIN 6-pin x 1
USB HOST (Type A USB 3.0) x 1 (Network)
Ethernet RJ-45 x 1
DC Input XLR 4-pin x 1
DC Output / Light DC Output 4-pin x 2, D-tap x 1
Built-in Slot Wireless audio module and optional future expansion
Wireless LAN Built-in (2.4 GHz/5 GHz)

Questions & Answers

JVC Professional GY-HC900CHU CONNECTED CAM 2/3" Broadcast ENG Camcorder - Body

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