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JVC GR-DV 4000

We have collected and analyzed 4 expert reviews and 29 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 87/100. The average review date is Sep 12, 2004. We have compared these reviews to 369525 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 75/100 = Good. Last update: Dec 10, 2018.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for JVC GR-DV 4000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of JVC GR-DV 4000 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the portability. Many are negative about the reliability and durability.

portability

image quality, durability, reliability

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

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-DV4000 Digital Camcorder [Mini-DV 10xOptical DV-in/out]JVC GR-DV4000 Digital Camcorder [Mini-DV 10xOptical DV-in/out]

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JVC GR-DV 4000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of JVC GR-DV 4000 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the image quality.

image quality

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

This summary is based on the products: JVC GRDV4000US MiniDV Digital CamcorderJVC GRDV4000US MiniDV Digital Camcorder

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Mark Bassett (camcorderinfo.com)

JVC GR-DV4000 Camcorder Review - JVC MiniDV Camcorders

 

Editorial Note: In a testament to the outstanding quality of the JVC press shop, we bring you the first coverage of the US JVC GR-DV4000. No, it's not a news item, it's a review! We can't exactly figure out why JVC has done this (though they did the...

Nov, 2004

Product Specifications

GR-DV4000 is the only camcorder on the market to feature a F1.2 lens for brighter moving and still images. It is fully loaded with multimedia capability. PRODUCT FEATURES: F1.2 Aspherical Super Bright Lens for high-quality images; 1/4-inch 1.33 Super HS Megapixel CCD for superb image quality; 540 lines of resolution with Super High-Band Processor; USB PC Link; Video CD creation; Email video clips; Digital still capture; Web-Camera Function HG Digital Stills with 4 selectable image size settings; Retractable Auto Flash; Digital Color NightScope; Title Superimpose; DV Navigation; DV Input/Output (i.LINK, IEEE1394 compliant); Analogue Input; Info-Shoe for various accessories; High resolution 3.5" LCD color monitor; Info-LCD.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Pop-up flash

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:7.8in
Height:3.6in
Weight:1.5lbs
Width:3in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Night mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Twilight mode/Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Twilight mode

Flash Memory

Form Factor:SD Memory Card
Storage Capacity:8MB

Header

Manufacturer:JVC
Model:DV4000/DV4000US
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC GR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.2
Max Focal Length:38mm
Min Focal Length:3.8mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.33Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4 ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4" )
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/PAL
Digital Scene Transition:Black & white fader / Black fader / Corner wipe / Door wipe / Scroll wipe / Shutter wipe / Slide wipe / White fader / Window wipe
Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:300
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Classic Film / Mirror / Sepia / Strobe
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD