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JVC GY-HD100E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the zoom and color, but there are some less positive reviews about the value for money and portability.

usability, color, zoom

battery, viewfinder, portability, value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GY-HD100E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 13 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for JVC GY-HD100E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of JVC GY-HD100E from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

usability

value for money

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

This summary is based on the product: JVC GY-HD100U High Definition 3-CCD MiniDV Professional Camcorder with 16x ProHD Fujinon Lens

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JVC GY-HD100U Camcorder

 

If you're going to use video but want a film look, the GY-HD100U mayvery well be the most affordable and best-suited piece of equipment forthat task available today. JVC introduced this camera at last year'sNAB in Las Vegas. At the time, the company...

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JVC GY-HD100

 

It's time to stop dreaming and drooling. Anyone who has been waiting for a professional level HDV solution can get their fix, now.

Manual Iris, Shutter, Zoom, Focus (with Standard 16x lens), Motion Smooth, Advanced Image Processing, Macro view is easy to set

Gain is pretty noisy, Auto Iris noisier than some

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Definitely a Camera for Indy Movie-Makers

 

I was excited to get my hands on the HD100. I have used several prosumer-level JVC cameras in the past (X2, DV500, DV5000) and I wanted to see what JVC could do with the new HDV format. I can honestly say that they have done quite well. Let me first ...

High quality, film-like image capture, great audio circuitry, easy to use controls

ND filters not enough, too light for my taste, battery life, inaccurate LCDs.

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Definitely a Camera for Indy Movie-Makers

 

High quality, film-like image capture, great audio circuitry, easy to use controls

ND filters not enough, too light for my taste, battery life, inaccurate LCDs.

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Definitely a Camera for Indy Movie-Makers

 

I was excited to get my hands on the HD100. I have used several prosumer-level JVC cameras in the past (X2, DV500, DV5000) and I wanted to see what JVC could do with the new HDV format. I can honestly say that they have done quite well.

High quality, film-like image capture, great audio circuitry, easy to use controls

ND filters not enough, too light for my taste, battery life, inaccurate LCDs

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Excellent prosumer camera with pro features & feel

 

I find this an excellent camera for someone used to working with professional video cameras costing much more. The main reason I bought this camera is because it looks and feels much like the Betacams I have used for years. It has a pro-style lens with...

Lens, XLR in, timecode, color bars, ND settings, component video, HD, setup options.

Many settings only accessible through viewfinder, battery, no 1080p, no crt viewfinder.

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Excellent prosumer camera with pro features & feel

 

I find this an excellent camera for someone used to working with professional video cameras costing much more. The main reason I bought this camera is because it looks and feels much like the Betacams I have used for years. It has a pro-style lens with...

Lens, XLR in, timecode, color bars, ND settings, component video, HD, setup options

Many settings only accessible through viewfinder, battery, no 1080p, no crt viewfinder

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no good

 

its a bad camera for professional user, long hours batteries are not available, once you put on the shoulder it pulls you down because the lens is longer than body and battery is too small for this kind of camera, sound cuts automatically while...

it looks quit pro but works as standard

people have to buy 8 batteries to do a wedding video

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no good

 

it looks quit pro but works as standard

people have to buy 8 batteries to do a wedding video

Product Specifications

The JVC GY-HD100U is a 3-CCD camcorder that uses the HDV codec to capture images in a 24-frame mode. As with other HDV camcorders

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: Yes
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser: No

Connectivity

Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:MiniDV
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:High Definition
Type:Camcorder

Recording

Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3
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