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JVC GR D770

JVC GR D770
alaScore 74

46 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and zoom. The value for money and image quality are also appreciated.

usability, image quality, value for money, zoom, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR D770 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for JVC GR D770

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of JVC GR D770 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

usability, value for money, image quality, zoom

63% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: JVC GR-D770U MiniDV Camcorder with 34x Optical Zoom

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good cam

 

to upload video if you dont have firewire on your motherboard you have to buy a firewire card and a firewire cable and software obviously

awesome cam like the touch screen snap shot is usefull zoom is amazing

no cons

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JVC GR D770 good enough for me

 

Better. It is nice that JVC included an SD slot, but the VGA stills are rather low quality. watch... holding the camera while shooting can somtimes be akward my hand seemed to frequently be struggling to be in the right place for ease of button...

Large LCD, photo light, 34x optical zoom

VGA , menu system not easy at first time

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JVC GR D770

 

JVC proudly presents its newest device, the JVC GR-D770, a great piece of technology that will shake the camcorder industry. This new device adds to their successful product line of already well established. This JVC GR-D770 can be described as Mini DV...

mini dv, sd card, long life battery

doesnt take HD sd cards

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Excellent purchase!

 

I was really pleased with the price, quality[...] of my new camera. With the exception of having to buy a DV Cable to download videos to my PC, everything was included and working.

"Great Features","Great Sound","Comfortable to Operate","Simple Controls","Versatile","Great Picture Quality","Durable"

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Great camera, but a little outdated

 

This is probably the greatest camera for the price. Older models don't have SD cards and interrupt recording when taking stills. This camera doesn't interrupt (card sold seperately). Only basic SD cards work - so don't buy the HD versions. MISTAKE =...

"Durable","Simple Controls","Great Sound","Comfortable to Operate","Versatile","Great Features","Great Picture Quality"

"Low quality stills","Slow to turn on"

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GR-D770

 

I have not been able to use the camera because the battery has not worked since i got it. Ritz does not carry the battery anymore, and JVC will not contact me back. When the camera is plugged into the wall, it works great, but the battery holds no...

"Poor Battery Life"

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It is excellect product and price

 

It is excellect product and price

"Great Features","Versatile","Great Picture Quality","Durable","Comfortable to Operate"

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Compact and Uncomplicated

 

Camcorder is just what we were looking for for our growing family. It will be a great treat to record our grand-children growing up and on holidays. I can also use it during my hunting trips.

"Versatile","Great Picture Quality","Great Features","Simple Controls","Great Sound","Comfortable to Operate"

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So Easy To Use!

 

I plan to use this small video camcorder to film my vacations and for personal events with my 5 parrots and two dogs. Now I can catch their antics easilly!

"Versatile","Great Features","Great Picture Quality","Comfortable to Operate"

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Small, Light, Good Quality

 

I use this to record video and then capture on my computer using Pinacle studios. They seem to work well together and I am very satisfied. The controls are not real easy for play back until you read the manual. Once you learn them they are easy and...

"Small and light","Great Features","Versatile"

"Complicated To Operate"

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Product Specifications

JVC is one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of sophisticated audio, video and related software products. Building upon a wealth of technologies the company is moving decisively to offer appropriate solutions for the multimedia age. To remain at the forefront of the audiovisual industry in the 21st century, JVC is marshalling its resources to create the ultimate in appealing, cost-competitive products. PRODUCT FEATURES: SD/MMC Card Slot; 7 Language Settings; 640x480 DSC Capabilities; Dual Recording Capability; USB Compatibility; Photo Navigation Software.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:JVC BN-VF808

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:4.5in
Height:3.7in
Weight:14.5oz
Width:2.4in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Header

Manufacturer:JVC
Model:D770
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC GR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.0-4.8
Max Focal Length:78.2mm
Min Focal Length:2.3mm
Optical Zoom:34
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:0.3Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:340Kpix/400Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:680Kpix/800Kpix
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

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Zoom:800
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD
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