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alaTest has collected and analyzed 83 reviews of JVC GR AXM18US. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The image quality and portability also get good views, but some have doubts about the viewfinder and reliability.

usability, portability, image quality, size, design

reliability, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR AXM18US is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 78 user reviews of JVC GR AXM18US from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the image quality, whereas there are some negative views about the reliability and usability.

image quality

usability, reliability

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-AXM18US Compact VHS CamcorderJVC GR-AXM18US Compact VHS Camcorder

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: trace (

do not order from this store


NO pros

spend a little more go with another site.

May, 2007

Product Specifications

The GR-AXM18 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.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

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

Optical Zoom:20
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:320Kpix
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
Digital Zoom:800
Media Type:VHS-C


Viewfinder Color Support:Black & white
Viewfinder Type:CRT