JVC GY-HM660U Handheld Mobile News Camera
JVC’s latest and most advanced handheld mobile news camera, JVC GY-HM660U, is small and light enough to be used anywhere while surpassing the performance of many traditional ENG style units. With the latest streaming engine offering selectable Zixi or SMPTE 2022 forward error correction (FEC), it offers reliable, high quality streaming without the use of a backpack or external encoder.
It’s the world’s first camcorder with a built-in IFB audio channel. With its long list of professional features including a (23x) wide angle lens and superb low light performance, the GY-HM660 is perfect for fast paced ENG.
New High Performance Full HD 1/3-inch CMOS Sensors
At the heart of the GY-HM660 are three, newly designed 1/3-inch CMOS sensors, each capable of capturing full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution images. Offering an excellent sensitivity of F12 (60Hz) /F13 (50Hz) and a remarkable signal-to-noise ratio, the devices provide superior precision and color reproduction.
23x Fujinon Auto Focus Zoom Lens with Manual Functions
The JVC GY-HM660U is equipped with a Fujinon wide angle 23x zoom lens that delivers superior low-light performance with brightness at the tele end. The lens offers F1.6-3.0, a focal range of 29mm-667mm (35mm equivalent) and includes servo zoom, manual focus, and iris rings, along with a four-position (clear, 1/4, 1/16 and 1/64) ND filter. Other features include an optical image stabilizer, chromatic aberration correction.
Wi-Fi and Broadband Connectivity, and FTP and Advanced Streaming
The JVC GY-HM660U USB 2.0 host connector supports an optional wired or Wi-Fi network adapter, or a broadband 3G/4G USB Stick. With connection to a LAN, WAN or internet, various wireless communications functions are available. A built-in web interface, allows remote viewing of camera images and wireless remote control when using a smartphone, tablet or PC.
Secure File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is also built-in. The GY-HM660 is also capable of live streaming w/advanced Zixi error correction and adaptive bitrate control, SMPTE 2022-1 Forward Error Correction, and RTMP protocol lets you stream content directly to content delivery networks such as USTREAM and YouTube.