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JVC Everio GZ-MC200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 120 reviews of JVC Everio GZ-MC200. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the durability and design. The size and usability also get good feedback. The image quality and price get negative opinions.

portability, usability, size, design, durability

price, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC Everio GZ-MC200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 user reviews of JVC Everio GZ-MC200 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviews about the zoom and size are on the whole positive. The usability and portability are also appreciated, but there are some mixed opinions about the image quality.

price, portability, usability, size, zoom

85% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2020

Expert review by : Marc Perton (

JVC Everio GZ-MC200 reviewed by Personal Tech Pipeline


It's hard not to like the JVC Everio. Between its size, its ability to handle both stills and videos and its 4GB of onboard storage, it would seem the perfect camera for the consumer on the go (the well-heeled consumer, that is; if there's one rub,...

Apr, 2005

Expert review by : Aimee Baldridge (

First Take: JVC GZ-MC200


This stylish combination of an MPEG-2 camcorder and a 2-megapixel camera moves cassette-free digital recording forward, bundling the device with a 4GB Microdrive that will hold an hour of highest-quality video. So what's the catch? Read our First Take...

Sep, 2004

Expert review by : Matt Culler (

JVC GZ-MC200 First Impressions Camcorder Review - HDD


In September 2004, JVC announced the GZ-MC200 and GZ-MC100 as its new Everio line. Both camcorders stand as a relative breakthrough in recording media for consumer video, and shine the proverbial flashlight into the future of convenience and...

Oct, 2004

Expert review by : Alain Périvier (

JVC Everio GZ-MC200: An Hour of DVD with No Cassette!


The Everio GZ-MC200 is the first camcorder capable of recording an hour of MPEG-2 video to a Microdrive. And this little technological marvel also takes 2 megapixel still photos!

Jan, 2005

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Everio GZ-MC200 Digital Camcorder

Dec, 2004

Expert review by : Bruce Buckman (

JVC Everio GZ-MC200


With the Everio GZ-MC200 camcorder, JVC takes an interesting approach to the problem of storing large amounts of high-quality video on digital media. ...

4G Microdrive, 8G CompactFlash card compatible, Compact unit, Easy to use

Must transfer footage to a PC, No allowances for external peripherals

Using the microdrive is a great idea and works well in this unit.

May, 2005

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JVC Everio GZ MC200 review


The MC200 can record an hour of high-quality DVD-standard MPEG2 footage, and shoot thousands of 2-megapixel stills

The MC200 can record an hour of high-quality DVD-standard MPEG2 footage on its solid-state memory, and shoot thousands of 2-megapixel stills

Sep, 2006

Expert review by : Aimee Baldridge (



This stylish combination of an MPEG-2 camcorder and a 2-megapixelcamera moves cassette-free digital recording forward but not without sacrifices.

Jul, 2004

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JVC Everio GZ-MC200


VCs efforts to produce a multi-functional device that is all things to all users deserves recognition and praise. Each of the individual components perform perfectly adequately and the styling is second to none. That said, we canâ

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Unique, Amazingly Compact, JVC Delivers


In the past, taking digital video required a decision and a major sacrifice on my part. Should I use the video capabilities of my little point and shoot Sony digital camera (very low rez video), or should I put up with the large size, Digital Hi8 tape,...

Small size. Portability. Video quality vs regular digicams. Tapeless

Price. Requires use of bundled software

Jul, 2006

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