JVC GY-HM890RE Shoulder-mount/studio live streaming ENG HD camcorder


Product Highlights:

  • Full complement of Fiber or Multicore studio accessories
  • 1/3-inch 12-bit CMOS sensors (1920 x 1080 x 3)
  • Fujinon 20x optical zoom lens with AF/OIS included
  • F12 sensitivity
  • 4-channel audio system
  • Multiple file formats for native workflows: XDCAM EX™ (.mp4), Final Cut (.mov), AS-10 (.mxf), AVCHD (.mts), H.264 (.mov)
  • Advanced streaming and communications capabilities
  • HD/SD-SDI external input for recording and streaming (pool feed)
  • Virtually lossless H.264 50Mbps recording

The flexible GY-HM890E three-CMOS HD camera can be used in both ENG mode or in Studio mode, delivering pristine HD images to solid-state memory while streaming via optional Wi-Fi or a plugin adapter. It features a removable 20x Fujinon auto-focus lens, 4 channels of audio, dual memory card recording at up to 50 Mbps, an external HD-SDI pool feed input, and a full complement of fiber and multicore studio options.

GY-HM890RE - Specification

Camera Front-End Specifications
Image Sensor (inch):1/3 CMOS
Number of Sensors:3
Mega Pixels:2.2
Gain in dB:0 to 24
Sensitivity in F at 2000 Lux:F 12
Synchronization External:Yes, and internal
Shutter speed:1/4 to 1/10000
White Balance modes:FAW, AWA, 3200K, 5600K, Manual
Color Matrix adjustment:Yes
Wide Dynamic Range Mode (WDR):Yes
User selected function buttons:Yes, 12
User Customizes Menu:Yes
Optical Specifications
Lens mount:B4
Optical Zoom X times:20
Lens F Number:1.6 to 3
Lens ratio from / to:4.1mm to 82mm
Lens ratio equivalent to 35mm:19mm to 580mm
Auto Focus:Yes
Special Auto Focus Features:Area Focus, Near/Far Modes, Face
Optical Image stabilization:Yes
Filter Diameter in mm:72mm
Build in ND Filters:3 Filters: 1/4, 1/16, 1/64 plus OPEN
Memory for Zoom Position:Yes, IN/OUT with acceleration set-up
Recording Formats
Media Class:Class 10
Recording slots:2
Encoder:MPEG2 / H.264
File Format MOV:Yes
File Format MP4:Yes
File Format AVCHD:Yes
File Format MXF:Yes
Video Codec MPEG2 Long GOP:Yes
Video Codec AVCHD:Yes
Video Codec H264 (SD):Yes
Recording specials:HD+SD / HD+Web
Simultaneous recording on 2 cards:Yes
Simultaneous recording in 2 modes:Yes
Recording Resolution Formats
Resolution 1920 x 1080:Yes, 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/60i/50i
Resolution 1440 x 1080:Yes, 60i/50i
Resolution 1280 x720:Yes, 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p
Resolution 720 x 576:Yes, 50i
Resolution 960 x 540:Yes, 30p/25p/24p
Resolution 480 x 270:Yes, 30p/25p/24p
Recording Data rate 1:19Mbps(SP), 25Mbps(SP), 35Mbps(HQ)
Recording Data rate 2:5,9,18,24,28Mbps (AVCHD)
Recording Data rate 3:35Mbps (UHQ)
Recording Data rate 4:50Mbps (XHQ)
Recording Data rate 5:8 Mbps (SD)
Recording Data rate 6:5, 3, 0.8 (WEB)
SD Recording:Yes
Over / Under Crank:Yes
Interval Recording:Yes
Pre Rec (retro) recording:Yes, 10 sec.
Clip Trimming:Yes
Audio Channels:4
Audio Recording modes:LPCM 2ch/4ch, 48 kHz/16 bit (MPEG-2 Long GOP/H.264), AC3 2ch(AVCHD), μ-law 2ch (Web)
Audio Filters:Yes, Wind Cuts, Limiters, Gains
Audio Equalizer:Yes, Graphical
IP Section of the Product
IP Main Connection:USB A Host
IP Connection supports:Ethernet, WIFI - and LTE USB Adapters
IP Features Live-Streaming:Yes
IP Features Remote:Yes, via Web-Browser no apps needed
IP Features FTP:Yes
IP Features Meta-Data:Yes
IP Features IFB (Audio-Return via IP):Yes, with optional Audio encoder
Live-Streaming Bitrates:0.3,0.8,1.5, 2.5, 3,5,8,12Mbps
Live-Streaming Protocols:RTMP, MPEG2-TS/UDP, MPEG2-TS/RTP, RTSP/RTP, ZIXI
Live-Streaming Single cast:Yes
Live-Streaming Multicast:Yes
Live-Streaming (encoding) for Poolfeed signals:Yes
Live-Streaming reconnect:Yes
Live-Streaming and simultaneous REC:Yes
Live-Streaming Pre-sets of destinations:4
FTP Protocol formats:FTP / SFTP / FTPS
FTP upload during REC:Yes
FTP servers presets:4
Meta-Data presets of servers:4
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
WIFI Dongle 3:ASUS USB1200AC /Realtek RTL8812AU
WIFI Dongle 4:D-LINK DWA-172 (revA1) /Realtek RTL8811AU
WIFI Dongle 5:EDIMAX EW-781UTC /Realtek RTL8811AU
WIFI Dongle 6:D-LINK DWA-171(revA1) /Realtek 8811AU
WIFI Dongle 7:TP-LINK Archer T4U /AC1200 Realtek8811AU not T4U V2.0 AC1300!!
WIFI Dongle 8:Wideland (over Amazon) ACWIFI DEWIFIC001A
Recommendation for Ethernet adapters
Ethernet Dongle 1:EDIMAX EU-4208
Ethernet Dongle 2:Sitecom LN-030 V2 not Sitecom LN-030 V3
Ethernet Dongle 3:Hamlet HNU2GTX
Ethernet Dongle 4:D-LINK DUB-E100 (rev C1)
Ethernet Dongle 5:
Recommendation for 3G/4G (LTE) Adapters:Dear Customer, for the most countries we have a recommendation of adapters, please download our info sheet for LTE support, below you find a special recommendation, which should work in the most countries.
LTE Specials 1:Universal LTE dongle Huawei E8372LTE Wingle so far works with Telekom/O2/Vodafon , others not tested yet.
IN-OUT´s Connections
OUT HDSDI Format max.:1080/60p,50p 8 Bit 4:2:2 EE
OUT HDMI Format max.:1920x1080 60/50p 8 Bit 4:2:2
OUT Audio Line:Yes, 2 times RCA
OUT Audio Headphone:Yes, 2 times 3.5mm mini jack
IN Poolfeed HDSDI:Yes, 1.5 Gbit HDSDI
IN Genlock:Yes
IN Audio XLR MIC/LINE:Yes, 2 times +48V MIC/LINE
IN Audio AUX:Yes, 3.5mm Stereo mini jack
External Lens connector:Yes, 12 pin standard
Time code IN/OUT:Yes
Wired remote IN:Yes, 2.5mm mini jack LANC
Wired remote IN:Yes, 6 Pin DIN
USB Data Exchange (Storage):Yes
System Connector:Yes, 68 Pin
EVF Connector:Yes, for VF-P EVF´s
Operation Panel Type:LCD
Operation Panel Resolution:410K
Operation Panel Size diagonal in inch:4.3
Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) Type:LCOS
Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) Resolution:1,22 Mp
Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) Size diagonal in inch:0.45
Special Indications:Histogram and expanded focus
Power and Enviroment Spec´s
Power AC:Yes, over option AC/DC Adapter
Power DC:Yes, 12V Headroom (10.5V-17V) over V Mount or 4 Pin DC XLR
Battery types:IDX V Mount
Power consumption:Approximate 28W (Camera body with provided lens and LCD/VF On single recording mode, default settings)
Operation Temperature in Celsius degrees:0 to 40
Storage Temperature in Celsius degrees:-20 to 50
Operation Humidity in %:35 to 80
Storage Humidity under %:85
Mechanical Informations
Weight in kg:4,8 include battery
Measurements (WxHxD) in mm:W 231 x H 243 x D 419
Measurements additional notes:Without Studio Adapter
Include Package
Software:Yes, Clip Manager
Additional s:Yes, Fujinon Lens, Anti reflective film, Microphone, not include camera tripod plate KA-551
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.
Items Included:
  • JVC GY-HM890RE ProHD Compact Shoulder Mount Camera
  • Shotgun Microphone
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty

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