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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of JVC GR DV F11. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and durability. The image quality and price are also appreciated, but there are some less positive comments about the battery.

portability, price, image quality, durability, reliability


On average, users rate this product 80/100.

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The new and inexpensive digital age


We were in the market for a digital format camcorder. I had explained to my wife the factors involved, mainly cost. But she insisted.

Light weight, durable, excellent picture quality, digital format

No computer software or cable included

Jan, 2001

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Be careful with this one!!


I'm writing this to make sure you know exactly what you're buying! This camara is cheap, but it's got a lot that it's missing. Heres my big thing.. its NOT Mac compatible! Not in any way shape or form. Plus, you don't have the option of adding a light...


Not Mac compatible, can't add light or mic

Nov, 2000

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I do weddings


I needed an upgrade for my old SVHS and HI-8 cameras, but am not a Pro wedding videographer. Let's face it; extra bells and whistles are nice on a camcorder, but to me IMAGE IS EVERYTHING, and that's what this evaluation is mostly about; the actual...

Image better, more stable than HI-8 or SVHS formats

Battery life only 1 hour

Aug, 2000

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Enter the digital camcorder revolution


I was recently in the market for a camcorder as I was about to get married and both my fiance and I wanted to have the event saved on tape. After a moderate amount of research I decided I definitely wanted to go digital, for several reasons. One, I...

Features galore, light weight, incredible resolution

Limited battery pack

May, 2000

Product Specifications

This JVC GR-DVF11 Digital CyberCam provides high resolution video, CD quality audio and IEEE 1394 interface for linking with your computer. A 400X zoom brings the action to you and picture stabilization eliminates camera shake so your videos are smooth and steady. It has DV format for 500 lines of horizontal resolution, snapshot and motor drive modes and digital effects and scene transitions. Plus it comes with these included accessories: full-function remote control, AC power adapter/charger, battery pack and shoulder strap. It features a 4-component digital signal processing with Luminance Noise Reduction, Horizontal Aperture Circuitry, Vertical Aperture Circuitry, Variable and Circuitry as well as the following Snap Shot and Motor Drive modes: full, white border, pinup, multi-picture 4-frame/9-frame.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

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


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC GR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F1.6
Max Focal Length:62.4mm
Min Focal Length:3.9mm
Optical Zoom:16
Type:Zoom lens


Color:Gray / Metallic silver

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:680Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4 ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4" )
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 & white fader / Black fader / Corner wipe / Dissolve / Door wipe / Mosaic fader / Random / Scroll wipe / Slide wipe / White fader / Window wipe
Digital Zoom:400
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode / Normal movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Classic Film / Sepia / Slow Shutter / Strobe / Twilight / Video Echo


Viewfinder Color Support:Black & white
Viewfinder Type:CRT