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5.6 out of 10

JVC GC-FM1

JVC PICSIO GC-FM1 The JVC PICSIO GC-FM1 is a camcorder that Read more

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Overall 2
2.0

AWFUL!

Kurtis Charlton, Amazon
19 February 2014
  • Summary: This this is about the equivalent of filming with a potato. Not anywhere close to 1080P HD. Please don't waste your money. Terrible in low light situations. My IPhone takes better video and AUDIO!
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Overall 2
2.0

Terrible, Just Terrible

Michael R, Amazon
28 November 2012
  • Summary: This product has absolutely terrible video and audio quality. Any cell phone these days has both better picture quality and sound quality. In fact I have several flip phones that are 2-3 years old in my office and they all record better than this product. Stay away from it - it is not worth the money at all.
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Overall 2
2.0

A big disappointment - save your money

D. Miller, Amazon
27 December 2011
  • Summary: This is a fun little camera, but the battery lasted only a few months, and I cannot find a replacement. I will probably never buy another camera manufactured by JVC.
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Overall 2
2.0

Horrible

Antonio Choi, Amazon
15 December 2010
  • Summary: The worst product ever.... even my 12 mega digital camera has a better video quality.... I just bought and travel overseas for a long time and try to use it, but is just a piece of blue square plastic paperweight on my desk.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not up to par

Tom77904, Amazon
25 September 2010
  • Summary: I do a lot of video and this product just doesn't cut it. I resold it at a loss about two weeks after I bought it. The stabilization was not satisfactory, the startup of a pocket camcorder was slow and the video itself was not as sharp as other pocket camcorders I have used. I saw the same camera in a local store for $159.99 and found it on Amazon for about $80. That's why I tried it.
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Overall 2
2.0

Do Yourself A Favor - Find Another Camcorder

Kevin S. Holder, Amazon
20 April 2010
  • Summary: First off, let me clarify that I am a still photographer, not a videographer. That having been said, I purchased this camcorder for its price, the HD capability (LOL) and the fact that it was easy to use. The camera hit the mark on 2 of these 3, but failed miserably on the other. Saying that this camcorder is HD is like saying the express stagecoach is high speed transportaiton in the day of 200+ mph trains & planes.
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Overall 2
2.0

Disappointed

WebMaster, Amazon
19 April 2010
  • Summary: I just got the camcorder 2 weeks ago. Tried it today, horrible. returned it immediately. I don't know how JVC could make this junk. The other camcorders are so good!
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Overall 2
2.0

no SD?

David J. Broman, Amazon
1 March 2010
  • Summary: In tiny print on the back of the box (you'll need a microscope to see it) it says that there is no SD card. Most people who buy a new video camera, like myself, don't even know what an SD card is. Basically, it's memory. You buy your camera, read the instructions, charge it, try it, it doesn't work, try and try again, plug it into your computer, read the detailed manual, then find out that it just doesn't work at all because there is no memory.
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Overall 2
2.0

Stops recording after 29 minutes.

F. Ospina, Amazon
8 January 2010
  • Summary: It only records for 29 minutes at a time. This makes no sense. What a waste of money.
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Overall 2
2.0

Nice Specs on Paper, Worthless in the Real World

DCS, Amazon
11 November 2009
  • Summary: After reading the specs I had high hopes for this camera. Unfortunately, it failed to perform in every way. The build quality was cheap and flimsy, the controls were awkward and counterintuitive, the video was unwatchable, and the stills weren't sharp. Thankfully, Amazon accepted my return. First, the PROS: --It is small. Then, the CONS: --The control buttons are recessed and difficult to press.
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