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JVC GZ-MG555
4.7 out of 10

JVC GZ-MG555

The JVC Everio GZMG555 5MP 30GB Hard Disk Drive Camcorder Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

Good Camcorder but Mac Users Beware....

Photo Geek, Amazon
2 October 2008
  • Summary: Bought this camcorder a few days ago and am now returning it, unfortunately. Enjoyed the usability and operation of the product - until we came to download to our Mac. As described on the box, it is straightforward to download files to a Mac, the problem is what you can do with them after that.
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Overall 6
6.0

Save Yourself the TROUBLE!

unknownpersn, Amazon
20 September 2008
  • Summary: I recently just got this camera and boy is it frusterating! Now don't get me wrong the video quality is just pure excellence compared to the last camera I used. Another pro is the night alive feature which allows you to turn on a light built in the camera if necessary. Now with the cons.
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Overall 6
6.0

Display issue

Eva Z., Amazon
5 September 2008
  • Summary: This camera is great, only problem is, that almost immediately, two vertical lines appeared on the display. Another line appeared a few days after that. It makes no difference to the recording, but I am afraid that after a while I will not see what's on the display.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Ryan S., Newegg
2 June 2008
  • Pros: I really like everything about the camera. The UI is great, and all of the features on the camera are wonderful. I think it has great color, and I read reviews that the image stabilization was not very good, but I thought that it was very nice.
  • Cons: THE SOFTWARE! I was afraid of this, but the software is bad. It is CyberLink software that you must use to retrieve footage from the camera. I was hoping that I would have the ability to plug the camera into the computer and it would show up as an external hard drive and I could copy over the fil...
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