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JVC GRAXM225U VHS-C Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of JVC GRAXM225U VHS-C Camcorder. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and durability. The zoom and price also get good feedback, whereas there are some negative views about the connectivity and memory.

usability, price, zoom, durability, image quality

battery, memory, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GRAXM225U VHS-C Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JVC GRAXM225U VHS-C Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of JVC GRAXM225U VHS-C Camcorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the image quality and durability. The zoom and price are also appreciated. The memory and battery get less positive views.

usability, price, zoom, durability, image quality

battery, memory

77% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-AXM225U Palm size compact VHS camcorder with LCD monitorJVC GR-AXM225U Palm size compact VHS camcorder with LCD monitor

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Don Collins (videomaker.com)

Test Bench: JVC GR-AXM225 VHS-C Camcorder

 

It's easy sometimes to get caught up in all of the hype. Seemingly there's always a new technology, format or piece of equipment that we just must have. It's refreshing to find something that's simple and effective. The JVC GR-AXM225 VHS-C camcorder is...

ease of use ; manual focus and white balance ; VHS-VCR compatibility ; animation mode

no headphone jack ; no microphone jack ; finicky menu wheel

If you're after decent images that you can conveniently share with friends and family and you can live without the mike and headphone jacks, the GR-AXM225 is worth a close look. It's easy to carry on the go and its advanced controls make it an ideal...

Oct, 2001

Expert review by: Don Collins (videomaker.com)

JVC GR-AXM225 VHS-C

 

ease of use, manual focus and white balance, VHS-VCR compatibility, animation mode

no headphone jack, no microphone jack, finicky menu wheel

Oct, 2001

Expert review by: Don Collins (videomaker.com)

The JVC GR-AXM225 VHS-C camcorder is simple and sweet. Point the camcorder, record and immediately watch it on your VCR.

 

ease of use, manual focus and white balance, VHS-VCR compatibility, animation mode

no headphone jack, no microphone jack, finicky menu wheel

Apr, 2001

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

Zoom Unit Problems

 

Easy to handle and not complicated

Have had continual problems with the zoom. Costly to repair

Aug, 2002

Consumer review by: mumms5 (epinions.com)

Taking Video after Video...I LOVE it, my kids HATE it!

 

I've had this camera for about 3 years and it has come in handy on numerous occassions!! From filming dance recitals to soccer games or t-ball games, from birthday parties to Christmas, this hand-held video camera is MY LOYAL PAL! It is very...

Features, Accessories, Easy To Use, Price

Doesn't come with case!

Apr, 2004

Product Specifications

The JVC GRAXM-225U has all the bells and whistles that you would want and is very easy to use! It has the important benefits that allow you to be creative, while having a drop in the tape adapter that allows to pop a tape right in your VCR allowing you to watch what you have recorded instantly. With the Optional Fluid Head Tripod it adds to this models versatility as well. The audio sound is at a perfect pitch, which tells you that this would be a great choice. It features electronic viewfinder with black / white 0.5" CRT, 16X Optical Hyper Zoom with numeric readout in viewfinder and 300X Variable Speed Digital Hyper Zoom, 110, 000 pixel 2.5" high-resolution 270 degree rotating LCD Color monitor. Super LoLux boosts low light sensitivity to less than 1 lux so taking pictures in difficult lighting conditions would be as good as at daytime.

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:7.8in
Height:4.7in
Weight:2lbs
Width:3.9in

Display (Projector)

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

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:JVC
Model:AXM225U
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:Metallic gray

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:270Kpix
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 / Dissolve / Door wipe / Mosaic fader / Random / Scroll wipe / Slide wipe / White fader
Digital Zoom:300
Media Type:VHS-C
Special Effects:Animation / Black & White / Cinema / Classic Film / Sepia / Slow Shutter / Strobe / Twilight
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Black & white
Viewfinder Type:CRT