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JVC GR-DVP 7

alaTest has collected and analyzed 207 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the size and image quality. The usability and value for money are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the build quality and features.

portability, value for money, usability, image quality, size

battery, features, build quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR-DVP 7 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for JVC GR-DVP 7

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 3 user reviews of JVC GR-DVP 7 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

portability, value for money, image quality, color

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: JVC GR-DVP7 Mini-DV Digital Camcorder [DV-in/out]

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Amazon.com review summary for JVC GR-DVP 7

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 user reviews of JVC GR-DVP 7 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

portability, usability, value for money, image quality, size

features

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

This summary is based on the products: JVC GRDVP7U Digital Camcorder w/ 1.02 Megapixel CCD, MPEG4 Video, and 8MB SD/ MMCJVC GRD200 MiniDV 1.33 Megapixel Camcorder w/10x Optical ZoomJVC GCQX3HDU 3MP Digital Still Camera with 2x Optical Zoom

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JVC GR-D200US

 
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JVC GR-DV2000U Camcorder Review - JVC MiniDV Camcorders

 

JVC's GR-DV2000U is the newest and flashiest of JVC's upscale line of sleek, lightweight camcorders. It weighs only 1.54 pounds and measures 2.66 in. x 3.75 in. x 5.47 in. It retails at $2199.95. The DVM2000U is JVC's most feature-packed offering. Some...

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JVC GR-DVP7U

 

Attractive Modern Design, Megapixel stills, Memory card/mobile data device

Lack of external mike jack, Fingers can end up in shot, on lens

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JVC GR-DVL9800 Mini DV Camcorder

 

Like its predecessor, the 9800 offers a number of manual controls to keep the intermediate videographer happy without breaking the bank

Tape loads from bottom ; Cramped controls

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JVC GR D200

 

JVC GRD200 MiniDV 1.33 Megapixel Camcorder w/10x Optical Zoom.

The GRD200 comes with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack. The camera itself measures 2.5 by 3.75 by 4.8 inches and weighs 17 ounces. This package includes the GRD200 camcorder, battery pack, AC adapter, remote control, shoulder strap, USB and A/V...

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not good

 

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doesn't work; useless warranty

 

small size would be good if it actually worked!

doesn't work; useless warranty

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Out of Date - There are better Camcorders out there

 

Small Format - That's it

Battery life, Low light video Quality, Ergonomics, Software

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JVC GR-DV2000

 

Picture quality, balance. Ergonomics.

Low light focusing. Jack box requires power supply

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Excellent camera

 

Small Size, Has maximum features, easy use

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Product Specifications

Born to shoot - a new breed of digital video camera. Based on a straightforward idea - that a better camera produces a better picture. Optically and digitally ready to perform - if serious performance is what you want, the GR-DV2000 is the answer that catapults you to a higher level of videography and photography. Totally focused on quality this high-band DV model is improved thanks to a 680,000 pixel Progressive Scan CCD, a high-band video processor, and the unique JVC Progressive Color Filter. By using this technology, JVC is able to achieve Progressive 1000 super resolution - an astounding 520 lines horizontal by 480 lines vertical resolution. This technology also offers a digital still picture quality that exceeds the capabilities of traditional DV videotape. JVC has added the Dual Cam feature with a removable SD memory card/ MultiMediaCard compatibility (16MB MMC card included), which can be used to store your highest-resolution still pictures. A digital still picture output is provided, and both the USB cable and CD ROM software for Windows are included to allow easy downloading of still pictures to your computer. DV in/out provides for easy computer connection for more advanced applications. Geared towards shooting the GR-DV2000 boasts a slim shooting-oriented in-line design, a real-touch manual focus ring, power-linked operation (as soon as you pull out the viewfinder or open the LCD monitor, the camera automatically powers up), an Info-Shoe for various accessories (auto light, video flash and stereo zoom mic), a lens hood, and an endurance shooting. An analog input allows for older video sources to be copied to the Mini DV format. This makes it possible to create an archived copy or lets you download the video to a computer for additional editing. The GR-DV2000 has the best view in the house with a 3.5" LCD view screen, and a color viewfinder. The 300X zoom makes sure you don't miss any of the action. Playback zoom lets you move in for a closer look after you have made the recording. Add to this a wide selection of Pro Style digital effects and scene transitions - most of which can be applied during playback, without affecting the original recording; Progressive Super Wide to shoot a wider image; dual shooting mode to shoot motion video and a still picture at the same time uninterrupted. And a multi-brand remote control allows you to control the cybercam as well as many brands of video recorders. Random assemble editing provides an eight-scene memory for favorite scenes as well as the ability to add special effects while editing them to a video recorder.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Run Time (Up To):55min/70min/75min/80min

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash/None/Pop-up flash

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:3.1in/3.8in/4.7in/4.8in/5.6in/7.2in/7in
Height:3.5in/3.6in/3.7in/4.5in
Weight:0.9lbs/1.1lbs/1.3lbs/1.5lbs
Width:1.7in/2.1in/2.4in/2.5in/2.9in/3in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in/2in/3.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):5.1cm/6.4cm/8.9cm
Display Form Factor:Folding/Rotating/Rotating (270
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Hi-speed shutter / Slow shutter / Twilight mode/Night mode / Sand & snow / Slow shutter / Sports mode / Spotlight / Twilight mode/Night mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Twilight mode/Night mode / Slow shutter / Twilight mode/Sand & snow / Slow shutter / Sports mode / Spotlight / Twilight mode/Sand & snow / Slow shutter / Sports mode / Twilight mode/Sports mode / Spotlight / Twilight mode

Flash Memory

Form Factor:MultiMediaCard/SD Memory Card
Storage Capacity:16MB/4MB/8MB

Header

Country Kits:North America/United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:JVC
Model:D200E/D200US/DV2000U/DVL920U/DVL9800/DVL9800U/DVM96U/DVP7/DVP7U
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC GR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8/F/1.8-2.4
Max Focal Length:37mm/38mm/50mm
Min Focal Length:3.7mm/3.8mm/5mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Black / Metallic silver/Metallic silver/Silver

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:340Kpix/400Kpix/630Kpix/690Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.33Mpix/1Mpix/680Kpix/800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/3"/1/3.8"/1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4 ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4" )/6.7 mm ( 1/3.8 ) / 6.7 mm ( 1/3.8" )/8.5 mm ( 1/3 ) / 8.5 mm ( 1/3" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD
Sensor Resolution:1Megapixel

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC/PAL
Digital Scene Transition:Black & white fader / Black fader / Corner wipe / Dissolve / Door wipe / Mosaic fader / Random / Scroll wipe / Slide wipe / White fader / Window wipe/Black & white fader / Black fader / Corner wipe / Dissolve / Door wipe / Scroll wipe / Shutter wipe / Slide wipe / White fader / Window wipe/Black & white fader / Black fader / Corner wipe / Door wipe / Scroll wipe / Shutter wipe / Slide wipe / White fader / Window wipe/Black & white fader / Black fader / Dissolve / Door wipe / Horizontal wipe / Mosaic fader / Random / Scroll wide / Slide wipe / Square wipe / Vertical wipe / White fader/Black fader/Black fader / Corner wipe / Door wipe / Scroll wipe / Shutter wipe / Slide wipe / White fader / Window wipe
Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:200/300/700
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode/Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode/Digital photo mode / Normal movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Cinema / Classic Film / Sepia / Strobe/Black & White / Classic Film / Mirror / Sepia / Strobe/Black & White / Classic Film / Sepia / Strobe / Twilight/Black & White / Classic Film / Sepia / Strobe / Video Echo/Black & White / Slow Shutter / Strobe / Wipe/Classic Film / Mirror / Monotone / Sepia / Strobe
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Black & white/Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD
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