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
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...
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.
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
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?
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.