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8 reviews

Apr, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of JVC SR VS30U. The average rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers really like the image quality and price.

usability, price, image quality

On average, users rate this product 45/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of JVC SR VS30U from The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on People really like the price. The usability is also appreciated.

usability, price

33% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: JVC SR-VS30U Dual Format S-VHS & Pro-DV Recorder

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: checkerboardstrangler (

Useful, dependable and feature packed


Before I purchased this deck I read the dozens of bad reviews it had received, but since it was the only deck in its price range with the features I wanted, I took a deep breath and plunged in anyway. I'm glad that I did. I have had this ... Expand...

Excellent picture and sound quality, amazing features

No SVHS side control in NLE program

Consumer review by: (

Beware, It eats and destroys tape.


Good for Mini DV tape to download to computer via Fiirewire. EZ to use

Eats tape and expensive to repair with at least 1 week downtime in shop


Consumer review by: Jerry Watson (

Good Idea but Bad Product


Within a month after purchasing this machine it stopped working saying the tape heads needed cleaning. I returned it to factory and they called and told me to stop using Sony tapes because they were not any good. After being serviced it worked for...

Great when it works

Frequently claims heads need cleaning

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JVC SR VS30U (dual deck VCR)


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Product Specifications

With MiniDV and S-VHS recorders integrated in a single unit, the SR-VS30U provides a complete high-performance solution for editing MiniDV projects, finishing to S-VHS, or dubbing to or from either format. Easy integration with most NLE systems, convenient built-in editing features including automatic editing from MiniDV to Super VHS/VHS, plus outstanding picture quality, PCM digital audio, robust tape transport mechanism and many other features make this powerful dual deck today's most versatile video production tool.

Cassette System

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CD Recorder

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CD System

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Combined Device

Type:Dual deck VCR

Digital Player (Recorder)

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Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC SR

MD System

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TV Tuner

Tuner Qty:1


Device Type:VCR
Media Type:S-VHS / S-VHS ET / VHS

VCR 2nd

Device Type:VCR