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JVC Camcorder (GR-AXM17US)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of JVC Camcorder (GR-AXM17US). The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the durability and portability are generally positive. The image quality and price are also appreciated. Many are critical about the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC Camcorder (GR-AXM17US) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of JVC Camcorder (GR-AXM17US) from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the portability. The price is also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the battery.

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62% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: JVC GR-AXM17U Compact VHS Camcorder w/20x Optical Zoom

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: wychic (

JVC GR-AXM17U VHS-C Analog Camcorder


My son was due to be born just before Christmas of 2005, we were pretty broke at the time but wanted something nice for the new baby, so my husband and I pooled our money to buy a Christmas present for the both of us instead of buying gifts for each ...

inexpensive, workable for home videos, extra batteries are fairly cheap

short battery life, takes a while to charge

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: marief2rnurse (

A Decent Video Camera.


I received this camera from my mom after I had my second child. I've always wanted a video camera so that I could record important occasions. I was lucky this came with a good sturdy camera bag but my mom had to buy a battery for me. She chose one ...

Great sound and picture quality

A bit big

Mar, 2007

Consumer review by: gizmo_tech_man (

Not a Digital Camcorder


No review but merely an observation.

A good analog camcorder.

Not a Digital Camcorder

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: sylbvampyre (

Some do, Some don't.


Great Price.

No Online Email Support.Battery dies in less than 1 hour.Need magnifying glass manual.

Jan, 2006

Product Specifications

The GR-AXM17 features a compact stylish design. The 20x's optical zoom, 2.5" LCD make this VHS-C camcorder a terrific value. A flying erase head for glitch free start and stops, Digital CNR and TBC for better picture quality, insure you get the best performance. Add the convenience of a 2.5" LCD view screen and the camera can be operated from any angle, for maximum comfort. The picture stabilizer gets rid of annoying picture shake. The 800X digital zoom makes sure you don't miss any of the action. When you are done recording, the tapes play back & and can be shared in any VHS video recorder. 2.5" high resolution 270 degree rotating LCD Color monitor Digital Picture Improvement Technology- Super High-Band Processor, Picture Stabilizer, Digital TBC (Time Base Corrector)and Digital CNR (Chroma Noise Reduction) 800X Variable Speed Digital Hyper Zoom Electronic viewfinder with black/white 0.5" CRT Endurance Shooting - lower power consumption for longer battery life. Compact Battery Pack - BN-V10U 3-D Virtual Surround Sound (Internal Speakers) WMA & MP3 Playback And more..... 2.5" high resolution 270 degree rotating LCD Color monitor Digital Image Stabilizer 20X Optical zoom with numeric readout in viewfinder Super LoLux boosts low light sensitivity to less than 1 lux 108 Combinations of Digital Special Effects and Scene Transitions 6 Component Digital Signal Processing 7 Program AE (Twilight/Sports/Fog/ND Effect/Sunset/Surf and Snow/Hi-Speed Shutter(1/2000)) Title Generator features 8 preset messages in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese Wide Mode Manual focus, Exposure, and White Balance modes Animation and Time Lapse Quick review and retake function Maximum shutter speed - 1/2000 Multi-voltage AC Power Adapter/battery charger with built-in battery refresher F1.8 Wide-Angle lens 3-way power. 6V DC - 1/2000