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JVC GR-D30

We have collected and analysed 2 expert reviews and 133 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 48/100. The average review date is 08-06-2005. We have compared these reviews to 369483 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 66/100 = Good. Last update: 17-12-2018.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JVC GR-D30

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 127 user reviews of JVC GR-D30 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Opinions about the size and portability are generally positive. The image quality and usability also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the durability and reliability, while there are some mixed opinions about the zoom.

price, usability, image quality, portability, size

reliability, durability

43% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GRD30 MiniDV Camcorder with 2.5" LCD and 16x Optical ZoomJVC GRD30 MiniDV Camcorder with 2.5" LCD and 16x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (pcphotoreview.com)

JVC GR-D30US

 
Sep, 2003

Product Specifications

This newly styled JVC camcorder is designed for those who are searching for a fun and slimline camcorder while maintaining a full feature package within. The GR-DV30E boasts a 680, 000-Pixel CCD Super High Band Processor for 520 lines of horizontal resolution. The maximum user friendliness is achieved with Power-Linked Operation (always ready to record), Night Alive (for low-light recording), High Resolution 2.5" Amorphous Silicon LCD Color Monitor, 700X Super Digital Zoom with Spline Interpolation, Digital Picture Stabilizer and Long Time Recording Capability. The GR-DV30E features the PAL format and an 800.000k sensor.

Audio Input

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

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Run Time (Up To):100min

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:14.3cm
Height:9.4cm
Weight:0.5kg
Width:6.9cm

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating (270
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

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

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:JVC
Model:D30E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC GR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.6
Max Focal Length:43.2mm
Min Focal Length:2.7mm
Optical Zoom:16
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Zoom:700
Faders:Black & white fader / Black fader / Corner wipe / Door wipe / Scroll wipe / Shutter wipe / Slide wipe / White fader / Window wipe
Media Type:Mini DV
Special Effects:Black & White / Cinema / Classic Film / Sepia / Strobe
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Colour Support:Black & white
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor