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JVC GR SX851U

JVC GR SX851U
alaScore 65

11 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of JVC GR SX851U. The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the color and portability are on the whole positive. The image quality and size are also appreciated.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR SX851U is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 65/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of JVC GR SX851U from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the size and battery. The portability and image quality are also mentioned favorably.

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45% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-SX851U Palm Size Compact Super VHS CamcorderJVC GR-SX851U Palm Size Compact Super VHS Camcorder

Sep, 2016

Product Specifications

The JVC GR-SX851U features a built-in light which improves the picture in night time situations. This camcorder has three recording modes: It uses Super VHS recording to deliver up to 60% better resolution than standard models for better quality home movies. For quality and economy, the Super VHS ET mode lets you take those high-resolution videos using any VHS-C tape. For compatibility with any VHS video recorder, standard VHS is also available. The picture stabilizer gets rid of annoying picture shake. The 300X zoom makes sure you don't miss any of the action. Endurance Shooting allows up to two hours recording time with the provided battery pack. When you are done recording, the tapes play back & and can be shared in any VHS video recorder using the provided VHS-C Playpak. It features 6 Component digital signal processing with: Chroma Noise Reduction, Time Base Corrector, Luminance Noise Reduction, Horizontal Aperture Circuitry, Vertical Aperture Circuitry, Variable and Circuitry as well as Animation and Timelapse: animation lets you shoot video a frame at a time to make drawings and objects "move" on the tape, while Timelapse automatically records at set intervals so you can catch rare scenes, like a flower blooming, on tape (SP mode only).

Audio Input

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

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:3.9in
Height:4.7in
Weight:1.5lbs/4.2lbs
Width:7.8in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display/None.

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Fog filter effect / Hi-speed shutter / ND filter effect / Sepia mode / Sports mode / Twilight mode/Fog filter effect / Hi-speed shutter / ND filter effect / Sports mode

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:JVC
Model:SX851U
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

Miscellaneous

Color:Gray

Optical Sensor

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 / Bounce fader / Door wipe / Mosaic fader / Slide wipe/Black fader / Corner wipe / Door wipe / Mosaic fader / Slide wipe / Window wipe
Digital Zoom:300
Media Type:S-VHS C / S-VHS ET / VHS-C/VHS-C
Shooting Modes:Normal movie mode
Special Effects:Animation / Black & White / Cinema / Classic Film / Sepia / Slow Shutter / Strobe / Twilight/Fader / Luminance Key / Negative / Positive / Slide Wipe / Wipe
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:CRT/LCD