JVC GY-HC900RCHE Studio live streaming ENG HD camcorder


Product Highlights:

  • 3 x 2/3" CMOS Image Sensors
  • 68-Pin Interface for Optional Fiber Back
  • Sports Exchange Standard 1080p/720p
  • Live Stream in 1080p60/50
  • Records 50 Mb/s Long GOP 10-Bit 4:2:2
  • Records 35 Mb/s Standard MPEG-2
  • 62 dB S/N Ratio in Standard Mode
  • Industry-Standard B4 Lens Mount
  • Dual SDXC Media Recording
  • 2 x 3G-SDI Out, 1 x 3G-SDI Pool In

Designed for studio applications, the GY-HC900RCHE 2/3" HD Connected Cam Studio Camcorder from JVC features advanced IP connectivity and a direct connection to an optional FS-900 fiber back. The GY-HC900RCHE body incorporates three 2/3" CMOS sensors, producing images with high sensitivity, low noise, and a wide dynamic range. With support for the broadcast-popular MPEG-2 35/25 Mb/s, and production-quality MOV/H.264 formats, the GY-HC900RCHE provides a variety of recording options to suit your projects. Dual SD card slots enable redundant, relay, and backup recording modes.

Capture options include 1080p video at up to 120 fps for slow-motion shots, 1080p or 720p Sports Exchange Standard format recording, 50 Mb/s 4:2:2 10-bit recording (H.264), and standard MPEG-2 recording at rates up to 35 Mb/s. The GY-HC900RCHE features a LAN terminal in addition to a USB 3.0 host port. An optional dual-modem bonding unit is available separately.

In Extended mode, the GY-HC900RCHE has a sensitivity rating of f/12 at 60 Hz, and f/13 at 50 Hz with 2000 lux. Standard mode has a 62 dB S/N ratio, and HDR recording is available in Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) or in a 10-bit J-Log. IP return video and IFB audio make communications between production and cast/crew a breeze.

Camera body features include an industry-standard B4 lens mount and an IPX2 splash-proof rating. Interfaces include one HDMI, one composite, and two 3G-SDI outputs, one 3G-SDI pool input, a 68-pin fiber connector, and two 3-pin XLR and one 5-pin XLR audio connectors. The camera also incorporates wireless audio module and expansion slots.


  • Three 2/3" CMOS sensors produce images with high sensitivity, low noise, and a wide dynamic range
  • Low-latency, stable live streaming in 1080p at 50/60 fps
  • 68-pin interface connects directly to optional FS-900 fiber back
  • Can record in Sports Exchange Standard 1080p/720p formats
  • Industry-standard B4 lens mount
  • Records in 50 Mb/s Long GOP 10-bit 4:2:2, and 35 Mb/s standard MPEG-2
  • Dual SD card slots enable redundant, relay, and backup recording modes
  • Two 3G-SDI outputs, one 3G-SDI input for pooling, and one 64-pin fiber connector
  • Simultaneous decoding for return video and IFB audio, ZiXi error correction
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Items Included:

  • JVC GY-HC900RCHE 2/3" HD Connected Cam Studio Camcorder (Body Only)
  • Cold Shoe Unit
  • 4 x M2 Screw
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

GY-HC900RCHE - Specification

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Camera Front-End Specifications
Image Sensor (inch):2/3-inch CMOS
Number of Sensors:3
Mega Pixels:2,2
Sensitivity in F at 2000 Lux:F 13
S/N in dB:62
Synchronization External:Yes, and internal
Color Matrix adjustment:Yes
Optical Specifications
Lens mount:B4
Build in ND Filters:3 Filters: 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
Recording Formats
Media:SDHC/SDXC memory card x 2
Media Class:HD: Class 6/10 SD/Web: Class 4
Recording slots:2
File Format MOV:Yes
File Format MP4:Yes
File Format MXF:Yes
File Format Others
Video Codec MPEG2 Long GOP:Yes
Video Codec H264 (SD):Yes
Recording specials:4:2:2 HD Record (H.264,50Mbps), 120Fps Slomo
Simultaneous recording on 2 cards:Yes
Simultaneous recording in 2 modes:Yes
Resolution 1440 x 1080:Yes, 60I/50i/30P/25P
Resolution 1280 x720:Yes, 60p/50p
Resolution 720 x 576:Yes, 50i
Resolution 720 x 480:Yes, 60i
Resolution 960 x 540:Yes, 30p/25p/24p
Resolution 480 x 270:Yes, 30p/25p/24p
High Speed Recording:Yes
High Speed Recording Modes:120Fps
Recording Data rate 1:1920x1080 MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 10 Bit 4:2:2 35MBit to 50 MBit
Recording Data rate 2:1920x1080 MPEG-2 25Mbit to 35 MBit 4:2:0
Recording Data rate 3:other MPEG-2 25MBit to 35 MBit 4:2:0
Recording Data rate 4:1280x720 MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 4:2:2 10 Bit 50 Mbit
Recording Data rate 5:others MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 4:2:2 Level 4,1 1,2 MBit to 35 MBit
SD Recording:Yes
Over / Under Crank:Yes
Pre Rec (retro) recording:Yes
Audio Channels:4
IP Section of the Product
IP Main Connection:USB A Host and RJ45 direct Ehternet
IP Connection supports:Ethernet, WIFI - and LTE USB Adapters
IP LTE Channel Bounding:Yes, with future optional device
IP Features Live-Streaming:Yes
IP Features Remote:Yes, via RM-LP100 or Web-Browser no apps needed
IP Features FTP:Yes, Different protocols
IP Features Auto FTP Upload:Yes
IP Features Meta-Data:Yes, Local and Remote editing and data exchange
IP Features IFB (Audio-Return via IP):Yes, with optional Audio encoder AAC Format
IP Video Return stream:Yes
Live-Streaming Bitrates: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
Live-Streaming Protocols:RTMP, MPEG2-TS/UDP, MPEG2-TS/TCP, MPEG2-TS/RTP, RTSP/RTP, Zixi
Live-Streaming Single cast:Yes
Live-Streaming Multicast:Yes
Live-Streaming (encoding) for Poolfeed signals:Yes
Live-Streaming and simultaneous REC:Yes
FTP upload during REC:Yes, Auto upload after rec/pause activation
Note for all kind of USB Adapters:The connection to a network will be made by the USB Host Port of the camcorder (on the right back end side of the camcorder). Please select the device which you are going to use: WIFI dongle / 3G/4G dongle or a CAT Network adapter.The Adapter you going to be use must be a registered Adapter (see attached compatible list), cause all of these Adapter needs dedicate drivers, which to be implemented into the camcorder.In the case for LTE adapters, there must be done a pre-set of these dongles in your local PC first!
Recommendation for WIFI USB Adapters (EU only):Please Note: Sometimes the Manufacturers change the Revision of the Chip-sets, but product name not changed, we can´t track such issues so may its possible that such a dongles even its mentioned here, may not work. The Adapters below are work able in the 2,4 GHz and 5 GHz infrastructure.
WIFI Dongle 1:Sitecom WLA.1001
WIFI Dongle 2:EnGenius EUB1200AC /Realtek RTL8812AU
LTE Specials 1:Universal LTE dongle Huawei E8372LTE Wingle so far works with Telekom/O2/Vodafon , others not tested yet
LAN Terminal:Yes, RJ 45 1000Base-T
IN-OUT´s Connections
OUT HDSDI Format max.:1080/60p,50p 10 Bit 4:2:2 EE
OUT HDMI Format max.:1920x1080 60/50p 10 Bit
OUT AV:Yes, Composite BNC
OUT Audio Line:Yes, XLR
OUT Audio Headphone:Yes, 1 times 3.5mm mini jack
IN Poolfeed HDSDI:Yes, 3 Gbit HDSDI
IN Genlock:Yes
IN Audio XLR MIC/LINE:Yes, 2 times supports LINE and MIC Level with +48V 3 PIN XLR plus 5 PIN XLR
IN Audio AUX:Yes
External Lens connector:Yes, 12 pin standard
Time code IN/OUT:Yes, 2 x BNC
Wired remote IN:Yes, Mini i 6 PIN DIN
Wired remote IN:Yes
USB Data Exchange (Storage):Yes
System Connector:Yes, 68 Pin
EVF Connector:Yes, 26 Pin system connector
Option Slot:Future expansion slot for LTE / SSD / Encoders
Wireless Audio Receiver slot:Yes
Wireless Audio Receiver Slot Format:UNISLOT
Operation Panel Type:LCD
Operation Panel Resolution:QHD 960x540 16:9
Operation Panel Size diagonal in inch:3.5
Mechanical Informations
Weight in kg:3,9 Kg
Include Package
Additional s:Yes, EVF not include
General Editing Note
NOTE::Simulated pictures.The values for weight and dimensions are approximate .E.&O.E. Design and specifications subject to change without notice.