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JVC GR-D240E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the size and usability. The image quality and value for money are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR-D240E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 56 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for JVC GR-D240E

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 17 user reviews of JVC GR-D240E from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

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65% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-D240EK MiniDV Camcorder [25x, 2.5"LCD]JVC GR-D240EK MiniDV Camcorder [25x, 2.5"LCD]

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JVC GR-D240 review

 

Despite the recent interest in hard-disk based camcorders, we still love the ignoble MiniDV format for its unchallenged picture quality and easy availability the world over. Because it's a well-trodden technology, new MiniDV cameras like the GR-D240...

Compact build ; Clear picture in good light ; Sharp LCD

Unconvincing low-light recording mode

Image quality for an entry-level MiniDV camcorder like this is excellent. The daylight footage we shot was bright and clear with no obvious compression artefacts or other major picture problems. JVC have plenty of experience in designing good-quality...

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JVC GR-D240 Review

 

Entry-level MiniDV camcorder with 25x optical zoom

Compact build ; clear picture in good light ; sharp LCD

Unconvincing low-light recording mode

Despite the recent interest in hard-disk based camcorders, we still love the ignoble MiniDV format for its unchallenged picture quality and easy availability the world over. Because it's a well-trodden technology, new MiniDV cameras like the GR-D240...

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Reasonably good camera

 

I have had this JVC GR D240EK camera for around a year so it is quite out of date now however this is a good camera for anyone who...

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JVC Videcameras are appalling

 

Before you buy a JVC GR D240EK videocamera, please surf the web to learn about design faults inherant in almost all JVC videocamer...

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JVC GR-D240: Quality comes without a price

 

I was never really sure if a budget camera would suit me. I'd decided I needed to change my current camera, which I bought 3yrs ago for £1200. I didn't really want to spend that much again. And at a price of a shade under £200 this was a bargain. As...

Cheap, Good Quality, Easy to use

Short Battery Life

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JVC GR-D240 : Quality comes without a price

 

I was never really sure if a budget camera would suit me. I'd decided I needed to change my current camera, which I bought 3yrs ago for £1200. I didn't really want to spend that much again. And at a price of a shade under £200 this was a bargain. As...

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Unbelievable

 

The JVC GR D240EK is a wonderful digital camcorder which can plug into the computer or just transfer straight to the computer wit...

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a little gem of a camcorder

 

photo shop facility.As I work for as...

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Fantastic Budget Camera

 

Was a bit unsure about ordering this JVC GR-D240EK digital camcorder at first as the price was so low! A digital camcorder for jus...

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excellent cam

 

Very pleased so far with this JVC GR-D240EK camcorder. The zoom is astonishing, 25 optical and then on to about 50x usable digital...

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser

Connectivity

Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
USB: No
USB Interface: No
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:MiniDV
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Standard Definition
Type:Camcorder

Recording

HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:4:3
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