JVC JY-HM90 HD – Camcorder

JVC JY-HM90 HD – Camcorder. With the JVC JY-HM90 HD Camcorder PAL professionals recognise the value of Full HD 1920×1080/50p 36Mbps recording in a shoulder-mounted camera recorder loaded with an F1.2 Bright Lens and high-sensitivity 18.9M Back-illuminated CMOS sensor. Dual SD Card slots with Auto Recovery Mode offer enhanced reliability, while the Dual Battery Mounts with hot swap capability give long-lasting power.

JVC JY-HM90 HD – Camcorder

Quality and Design to Get the Job Done in Style

Count on high quality that more than pays for itself, assurances for worry-free operation, and results that will satisfy your customers. It’s easy to do your best and look your best.

Catch Every Moment with Brilliantly Stunning Detail

The dynamic 19x F1.2 Bright Lens delivers brilliant results in low light environments, so you can record weddings, social functions, or other special events without the need for additional lighting. Housed in the prominent lens barrel, the 29.9mm GT Lens was developed specifically to guarantee optimal performance with the 1/2.3-inch 18.9 Megapixel Back-illuminated CMOS sensor, yielding high resolution, high sensitivity, and excellent colour reproduction.


JVC JY-HM90 HD – Camcorder

Flexible Formats and Powerful 36Mbps MOV Recording

To accommodate the workflow flexibility demanded by professionals, the JY-HM90 is capable of recording in silky-smooth 36Mbps MOV Progressive 1920 x 1080 50p or AVCHD 1920 x 1080 50i Full HD resolution, as well as in standard definition. This virtually assures compatibility with your preferred codec in a variety of workflow scenarios, with MOV format providing the highest quality in certain post-production usages as its audio is recorded in non-compressed Linear PCM.

Dual SD Card Slots for Maximum Failsafe Recording

The JY-HM90 uses SDHC/SDXC memory cards, the recording media of choice for professionals, recognised for their reliability and cost-effectiveness. Failsafe shooting is further provided by the two onboard card slots, ensuring you never miss a moment. In Dual Recording Mode* (mirroring), recording is done on two cards simultaneously so you’ll always have a backup recording. In normal usage, assured that when the card in one slot becomes full (Seamless Rec*) or encounters an error (Auto Recovery Mode*), the camcorder automatically switches to the other slot to ensure uninterrupted shooting.

JVC JY-HM90 HD – Camcorder

JVC JY-HM90 HD – Camcorder

World’s First AVCHD Clip Continuous Recording

As a first for AVCHD recording, this function enables you to store a number of shots together as a single clip file. Instead of having to manage enormous amounts of files, or browsing through dozens of separate files just to gather up the scene you need, you can use pre-grouped clips for easier transfer and editing.

Shooting Style Flexibility and Various Manual Controls

In addition to the usual style of mounting the body on your shoulder and holding the grip, this camera is also equipped with a REC button and zoom lever on the top bar so you can comfortably take low-angle shots while checking the image in the tiltable LCD monitor. Design-integrated features such as a lens ring that is switchable to allow manual focus or zoom, as well as functionally laid out manual control buttons, put a higher degree of imaging capability at your fingertips as wouldn’t be possible with just auto. Dual Battery Mounts for Longer Recording and Easy Exchange With dual battery mounts*, you’ll have the power to capture every moment from start to finish. In addition to doubling the initial recording time, these mounts are hot swappable so you can keep exchanging batteries without any break in recording.

*Only one battery supplied

JVC JY-HM90 HD – Camcorder

Key Features

  • 1/2.3-inch 18.9M pixel Back-illuminated CMOS
  • 10x Optical Zoom / 19x Dynamic Zoom / 200x Digital Zoom
  • Dual Memory Card Slot for SDXC / SDHC / SD
  • Full HD 1920×1080 50p/50i Recording
  • AVCHD Progressive Video Recording
  • 36Mbps High Bit Rate Video Recording
  • Clip Continuous Recording
  • Dual SD Card slots with Dual Recording & Auto Recovery Modes
  • Software provided (for Windows®)
  • FALCONBRID™ Engine

Other Features

  • 24 Megapixel Stills (Ultra Resolution)
  • Optical Image Stabiliser
  • 3.0-incH
  • 460K Touch Panel LCD
  • 0.24-inch 260K Colour Viewfinder
  • Internal Stereo Microphone
  • Face Recognition
  • Terminals: HDMI Out, AV Out, Headphone Out, USB, Mic In, Remote
Additional information

Additional information

Weight 3.5 kg
Dimensions 47.00 × 37.00 × 38.00 cm



Power : DC 11V (AC adaptor), DC 7.2V (Battery)
Power consumption : Approx. 4.2W (when LCD monitor backlight is set to [LEVEL 3], 1920 x 1080 / 50i mode)
Dimensions : 227 (W) x 232 (H) x 476 (D)mm (with battery)
Weight : Approx. 3.18kg (Including two BN-VF823 batteries, SDHC card)
Operating temperature : 0oC to 40oC
Storage temperature : -20oC to 50oC
Operating humidity : 35% to 80%
Storage humidity : Under 85%


Synchronising system : Internal synchronisation
Stabiliser : Optical Image Stabilisation with Enhanced Advanced Image Stabiliser
Lens : JVC HD GT LENS F1.2-2.8, f=3.76-37.6mm, 35mm conversion: 29.9mm to 586mm
Zoom : Optical 10x Dynamic 19x, Digital (max.) 200x
Focus : Auto/Manual
Filter diameter : 46mm (screw pitch 0.75mm)

Image sensor

1/2.3″ 18.9M pixels progressive scan 1CMOS
Recording area: Video 7.94M to 2.07M pixels*2
Still image (16:9) 6.89M to 5.12M pixels*3
Still image (4:3) 9.18M to 6.82M pixels*3

Minimum illumination : 1 lx (GAIN UP: AUTO SLOW-SHUTTER mode, Shutter Speed 1/25)
Shutter Speed : 1/2 to 1/10000
Iris : F1.2-5.6
White balance : Auto, MWB, 5200K, 6000K, 3200K
Slow motion : 250 fps (fixed) (Resolution: 720 x 576)

Continuous still image shooting

High: Approx. 12.5 images/sec,
Medium: Approx. 6.25 images/sec,
Low: Approx. 2 images/sec
LCD display : 3.0″ LCD 460K pixels, 16:9
Viewfinder ; 0.24″ LCOS 260K pixels, 16:9
Internal microphone : 2ch Stereo (with Zoom Microphone Function)

Video / Audio recording

Recording media : SDHC/SDXC (Class 4/6/10) Card, Memory Card Slots x 2

Recording format

[MOV] Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: Linear PCM (2ch)
[AVCHD] Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: Dolby Digital (2ch)

Recording mode HD

MOV: 1920×1080/50p, 36Mbps VBR
50p: 1920×1080/50p, 27Mbps VBR
UXP: 1920×1080/50i, 24Mbps VBR
XP: 1920×1080/50i, 17Mbps VBR
SP: 1920×1080/50i, 12Mbps VBR
EP: 1920×1080/50i, 5Mbps VBR

Recording mode SD

SSW (16:9): 720 x 576/50i, 6Mbps VBR
SEW (16:9): 720 x 576/50i, 3Mbps VBR

Still Image Recording

Recording media: SD/SDHC/SDXC Card
Recording format: JPEG


Video output
RCA x 1
HDMI Connector (x.v.Colour compatible) x 1
Audio output : RCA x 2
Microphone input : D 3.5mm mini jack (stereo) x 1 (Plug in power)
Headphone : D 3.5mm mini jack (stereo) x 1
USB : Mini USB Type AB, USB 2.0 compliant
Remote : D 3.5mm mini jack x 1

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