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Jvc-everio-gz-mg77.51896
5.0 out of 10

JVC GZ-MG77

The jury is still out on the JVC Everio GZ-MG77. With so many p Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

A Decent Camcorder For a Good Price.

S. Traversi "contraversi", Amazon
26 December 2009
  • Summary: I purchased this camcorder around 5 years ago. It works great and is easy to use but the software that comes with it is useless and horrible. I use a MacBook Pro with Final Cut to edit video which needs a firewire connection to import video. I was a bit surprised that the camera doesn't have a firewire, only USB. I ended up buying a Canopus A/V converter and using the RCA cables & S-video on the camera, I connect it to the Canopus.
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Overall 8
8.0

A very good choice!

Luciano Palma "Luciano Palma", Amazon
26 April 2009
  • Summary: This cam is excellent. Small sized, good image quality, excellent luminosity (1.2), even if the image gets a bit "grainy" in low light condition. The reasons for not getting the 5th star are: - No USB streaming (you cannot use it as a webcam or capture image in "realtime" - You NEED to buy an extra, larger battery - No viewfinder - Bad software.
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Overall 8
8.0

"How to use imovie with your everio"

Paul Garnier, CNET
7 November 2007
  • Pros: Good Quality
  • Cons: format that has to be transfer to Mpeg2
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Overall 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10
Durability 8
8.0
Battery performance 8
8.0

Not SDHC compatible. 2gig SD card max.

suissdog, epinions.com
17 May 2007
  • Excerpt: I was planning on using the camera for hard mounting it to a motorbike and taking video that way.
  • Pros: Good sound. 30gig HDD. Good image quality. Compact. Very easy to use. Good service.
  • Cons: Battery life (1.5 hrs), not SDHC compatible.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 6
6.0
Ease of use 4
4.0

jvc camcorder

Overstock
13 May 2007
  • Summary: the camera is really small and has lots of features. the problem is that the software is not supported by VISTA. the software is Power DVD and the actual company is in Taiwan so support is impossible. I am working on using my camera thru Windows Movie Maker and have had some luck. the audio is surprising and crisp! the process to use is very complex and requires lots and lots of study but could be worth it.
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Overall 8
8.0

jvc camcorder

Overstock
13 May 2007
  • Summary: the camera is really small and has lots of features. the problem is that the software is not supported by VISTA. the software is Power DVD and the actual company is in Taiwan so support is impossible. I am working on using my camera thru Windows Movie Maker and have had some luck. the audio is surprising and crisp! the process to use is very complex and requires lots and lots of study but could be worth it.
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Overall 8
8.0

jvc camcorder

Overstock
13 May 2007
  • Summary: the camera is really small and has lots of features. the problem is that the software is not supported by VISTA. the software is Power DVD and the actual company is in Taiwan so support is impossible. I am working on using my camera thru Windows Movie Maker and have had some luck. the audio is surprising and crisp! the process to use is very complex and requires lots and lots of study but could be worth it.
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Overall 8
8.0

"This camera is getting a bad rap....It's a good camera"

CNET
8 May 2007
  • Pros: Storage space, wide screen, doesn't need a viewfinder.
  • Cons: The small battery doesn't last long enough.
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Overall 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10
Durability 8
8.0
Battery performance 6
6.0

Pretty good camcorder

capital1000, epinions.com
17 March 2007
  • Excerpt: It is a pretty good video camera for the price. I have searched and compared the video quality and t
  • Pros: Video quality, Easy to use, Very light and small, User friendly software,
  • Cons: Zoom (Digital is useless, Optical should be > 10x, Lens cover is not automatic
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Overall 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10
Durability 8
8.0
Battery performance 6
6.0

Keeping Up With The Times....

adpayne, epinions.com
12 March 2007
  • Excerpt: This definately helps me keep up with the times, as tape camcorders are soon to be extinct, and DVDc
  • Pros: Great quality, can find reasonably priced when on sale.
  • Cons: Operator should be fairly computer savvy to do the DVD productions.
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