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JVC GR-D23
3.7 out of 10

JVC GR-D23

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Reviews and Problems with JVC GR-D23

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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Sound quality 10
10
Picture quality 10
10

A great camera till disaster struck

grafter12..., Ciao
25 November 2006
  • Excerpt: I purchased this digital video camera for Christmas 2004 for my husband.It came in at £249 . He wanted something easy to use, lightweight and with good quality recording. He had only previously used one of the old, huge , non-digital recorders.
  • Pros: Lightweight ,good clarity of pictures and sound,easy to use , well known make
  • Cons: Not cheap
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Overall 2
2.0

A waste of money - search the Internet before buying!

Paul, Amazon
12 November 2006
  • Summary: Facts: Cheap. Works fine at first. Then doesn't. Mine went into a safeguard mode in about a year of light usage. Miraculously healed itself and then went into coma in another month.
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Overall 4
4.0

Zoom/Tape Noisy, Lasted 18 Months

Amazon Customer, Amazon
2 November 2006
  • Summary: This camcorder was great when I first got it, was one of the cheapest at the time and did everything it was supposed to, but as the months went by I started noticing more and more tape noise on my recordings, where the mic was picking up the sound of the internal mechanism, and the noise from the...
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10
Sound quality 6
6.0
Picture quality 8
8.0

beware

tonyw151, Ciao
6 July 2006
  • Excerpt: I echo the previous comments about this easy to use, basic camera that still has plenty of functions. I should warn prospective buyers that there's a common fault among many JVC cameras involving the CCD. this should be easily fixed under warranty. Here is the official repsonse from JVC.
  • Pros: cheap, easy to use
  • Cons: common faults, no external mic
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Ease of use 6
6.0
Sound quality 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0

why you should/ should not choose the cam corder

aliv101, Ciao
18 June 2006
  • Excerpt: the jvc GR-D93EK mini DV cam corder is useful for those qucik family videos you treasure and has a wide rage of features so no movie can be the same.but what it is good for it lacks in other areas for example the battery life is disapointinly low as the camera if used constantly will run out of...
  • Pros: clear picture, good amount of functions, good features
  • Cons: low battery time, breaks and over heats, dirt gets under the screen
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GRD23

5 out of 5, CompareStorePrices
7 April 2006
  • Excerpt: Great Camera and wiht 800K not like the new ones that have 400K.
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GRD23

5 out of 5, CompareStorePrices
7 April 2006
  • Excerpt: Very good little cam, i gave it to my 11 year old and he had it sussed in about 30 mins.. had no porbs plugging it into the Pc and downloading films etc to edit.. Yes well pleased.
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GRD23

4 out of 5, CompareStorePrices
7 April 2006
  • Excerpt: easy simple to use unless you are a serious cam user look no futher
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GRD23

5 out of 5, CompareStorePrices
7 April 2006
  • Excerpt: GREAT CAMERA, EASY TO USE, COULDN`T ASK MORE FROM IT. IF YOU ARE A BEGINNER, THIS CAMERA IS PERFECT FOR YOU!!! one ever so slight dis advantage is that it picks up the tape noise,.....oh well?
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Overall 10
10

Great Budget DV-Cam!

M. Keil, Amazon
31 August 2005
  • Summary: This is an excellent buy for anyone wanting to enter the world digital video. If you've used a standard camcorder before then you will quickly be able to navigate the menus and operate the functions.
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