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JVC GR-AX890 VHS-C Analog Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of JVC GR-AX890 VHS-C Analog Camcorder. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and portability. The color and battery are also appreciated, but many are negative about the viewfinder.

zoom, battery, color, portability, size


On average, users rate this product 73/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of JVC GR-AX890 VHS-C Analog Camcorder from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the portability and color. The battery and zoom also get good feedback.

zoom, battery, color, portability

60% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: JVC GRAX890 VHS-C Camcorder w/16x Optical Zoom

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: jgray01 (

Great Camcorder


Price, Size

B&W viewfinder

May, 2005

Product Specifications

The JVC GR-AX890U offers exceptional value in a VHS-C camcorder. The picture stabilizer gets rid of annoying picture shake. The 700X zoom makes sure you don't miss any of the action. Endurance Shooting allows up to two hours recording time with the provided battery pack. When you are done recording, the tapes play back and can be shared in any VHS video recorder using the provided VHS-C Playpak.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Run Time (Up To):100min

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Fog filter effect / Hi-speed shutter / ND effect / Sports mode / Sunset / Surf & snow / Twilight mode


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC GR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.6
Max Focal Length:43.2mm
Min Focal Length:2.7mm
Optical Zoom:16
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:270Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6 ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Scene Transition:Black fader / Corner wipe / Door wipe / Mosaic fader / Scroll wipe / Shutter wipe / Slide wipe / White fader / Window wipe
Digital Zoom:700
Media Type:VHS-C
Special Effects:Blue / Monotone / Mosaic / Negative / Red / Sepia / Solarization / Stretch


Viewfinder Color Support:Black & white
Viewfinder Type:CRT