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JVC GY-HM660 ProHD Mobile News Camera with Fujinon 23x Optical Zoom Lens

  MFR# GY-HM660U

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Product Highlights

  • Three 1/3" 12-Bit CMOS Sensors
  • In-Camera Clip Trimming
  • Dual Codec Recording
  • IFB Audio Channel
  • Supports .MOV, .MP4, and AVCHD 2.0
  • Full HD Up to 60p/ Records SD Video
  • Zixi, SMPTE2022, and RTMP Streaming
  • Simultaneously Record and Stream
  • HDMI, HD-SDI Output, 2x XLR Audio Inputs
  • Integrated Fujinon 23x Optical Zoom Lens


The GY-HM660 from JVC is a user-friendly and lightweight ProHD mobile news camera, that give fast and efficient mobile newsgathering. There are stunning features and they can be categorized as Unsurpassed Image Quality, Advanced Processing Engine, Flexible File-based Workflow, Wifi and Broadband Connectivity, High-Performance Features, User-Friendly Functions, and to name a few.

In details, the Unsurpassed Image Quality features in this GY-HM660 includes High-Performance Full-HD 1/3-inch CMOS Sensors, 23x Fujinon Auto Focus Zoom Lens, and Outstanding low light performance. As for the Advanced Processing Engine, this device has the revolutionary FALCONBRID™ Dual Codec Image Processing Engine which a high-speed processor for best video applications. Furthermore, the Advanced Processing Engine gives users MPEG-2 and AVCHD Recording, and Ultra and Extreme High-Quality Recording Modes.

As for the Flexible File-based workflow, the GY-HM660 has Multiple File Formats for Native Workflows, Support for MXF Files with Rich Metadata, Web Friendly (Proxy) file formats, Built-in GPS, Web Friendly (Proxy) file formats, Dual SDHC/SDXC Card Slots for Maximum Versatility, and the Estimated Recordable Time of SD Cards. In the meantime, the Wi-Fi and Broadband Connectivity offers Network Connectivity for Next-Level Functionality includes importing metadata, adding Metadata, Editing Metadata; and Remote control & viewing with a mobile device.

This GY-HM660 also has the built-in Secure File Transfer Protocol (FTP), Advanced streaming with Zixi ARQ and Zixi Forward Error Correction. On the High-Performance features, there are Superb Portability and Compact Design along with the Shooter-friendly controls and layouts. In addition, there are also High-Resolution 3.5" LCD Monitor, 1.22 Megapixel LCOS Viewfinder, Focus Assist Function, and GUI. From User-friendly function, this device has some special features such as Pre Rec (Retro Cache) Start Mode, HD-SDI / HDMI Connectivity, Variable Frame Rate Recording, Wired Remote Control Connection; Audio Recording and Monitoring Flexibility. This product also has the Supporting Software such as JVC ProHD Clip Manager, and the ProHD Log and Transfer Plug-in.

UPC: 046838074172


1/3" 2.2M pixels progressive scan 3CMOS


Synchronizing System




Optical image stabilizer



Fujinon F1.6-3.0, 23x, f=4.1 - 94.3 mm (35 mm conversion: 29 to 667 mm)


Filter Diameter

72 mm


Shutter Speed

1/6 to 1/10000



-6, -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18 dB, Lolux, AGC


ND Filter  

1/4, 1/16, 1/64


LCD Display

3.5" (8.9 cm) 920K pixels, 16:9



LCOS: 0.45" (1.1 cm) 1.22M pixels, 16:9


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

MPEG-2 Long GOP:

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 x 1080/59.94i

PAL setting --

HQ mode:

1920 x 1080/50i, SP mode: 1920 x1080/50i


SD (H.264)

NTSC setting: 720 x 480/59.94i


Proxy (H.264)

NTSC setting:

LP/LV mode: 480 x 270/29.97p, 23.98p

PAL setting:

LP/LV mode: 480 x 270/25p



Records 4:2:0 but has a live output of 4:2:2


Audio Recording

LPCM 2ch, 48kHz/16-bit (MPEG-2 Long GOP/H.264), AC3 (AVCHD)


Video Output

(1) AV output (f3.5 mm mini jack)

(1) SDI output

(1) HDMI output


Audio Input

(2) XLR (MIC, +48V/LINE)

(1) f3.5 mm mini jack


Audio Output

(1) AV output (f3.5 mm mini jack)



(1) f3.5 mm mini jack


Time Code Link Input/Output

(1) RCA



(1) f2.5 mm mini jack


Operating Temperature

32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)


Storage Temperature

14 to 122°F (-20 to 50°C)


Operating Humidity

35 to 80%


Storage Humidity

Under 85%



DC 12V (AC adapter), DC 7.2V (battery)


Power Consumption

Approx. 12W (with VF and LCD monitor)



7 x 7.8 x 16.3" (17.8 x 19.8 x 41.6 cm)



Approx. 5.3 lbs (2.4 kg)


Packaging Info

Package Weight

9.15 lb


Box Dimensions (LxWxH)

19.7 x 11.4 x 10.7"


In The Box

AC Adapter

AV Cable

Battery Pack

Limited 3-Year Warranty

JVC GY-HM660 ProHD Mobile News Streaming Camera


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