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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of JVC GR SXM920U. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the battery and design. The price and portability also get good views, but there are some critical opinions about the durability.

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On average, users rate this product 62/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of JVC GR SXM920U from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the design and battery. The price and portability are also appreciated. There are some less positive views about the durability.

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67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-SXM920U Palm Size Compact Super VHS Camcorder With LCD MonitorJVC GR-SXM920U Palm Size Compact Super VHS Camcorder With LCD Monitor

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications

The JVC GR-SXM920U Dual Cam is JVC's best VHS-C camcorder, featuring a built-in digital still camera function. This camcorder has a large 3.0" LCD view screen for easy operation and allows the camera to be operated from any angle, for maximum comfort. A remote control is provided for all key camcorder features as well as additional editing functions such as audio dub & insert editing. Fine Still gives you perfect freeze frames every time. It's even possible to zoom in on the picture during playback, or to add a variety of special effects. The GR-SXM920U also has three recording modes: It uses Super VHS recording to deliver up to 60% better resolution than the 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. A picture stabilizer gets rid of annoying picture shake. The 400X zoom makes sure you don't miss any of the action. A built-in light improves the picture in night time situations. Snap Shot modes with shutter sound include: Full screen, Pin-up, Multi-picture 4 Frame /9 Frame. Endurance Shooting allows up to 1.5 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.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3in
Diagonal Size (metric):7.6cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating (270
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

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

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:2MB


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
Special Functions:Macro / Tele / Wide angle
Type:Zoom lens



Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic/None

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 / Dissolve / Door wipe / Fade trigger / Mosaic fader / Random / Scroll wide / Slide wipe / White fader/Black & white fader / Black fader / Dissolve / Door wipe / Mosaic fader / Random / Scroll wipe / Slide wipe / White fader
Digital Zoom:400
Media Type:S-VHS ET / VHS-C
Special Effects:Animation / Black & White / Cinema / Classic Film / Sepia / Slow Shutter / Strobe / Twilight


Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD