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JVC GR-DVL820U
3.3 out of 10

JVC GR-DVL820U

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Reviews and Problems with JVC GR-DVL820U

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Overall 8
8.0

Nice Camcorder, bad tape compatibility

Amazon
14 February 2005
  • Summary: This is a good little camera with great features. I was pleasantly surprised when it arrived as it's smaller than I expected. Quite a tidy, compact package with big features. I figured there was really no need for a color viewfinder in the DVL 920 model, so not worth the extra $'s.
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Overall 8
8.0

cool camera

Amazon
14 January 2005
  • Summary: this is a solid camera and it is good. i liked the style and light-waitness of it. big lcd display too!
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Overall 10
10

Worthwhile pick

Just some guy, Amazon
29 December 2004
  • Summary: Does everything it says does. Good size, Good video, not bad pictures. It won't replace your camera but it's decent enough to snap a quick shot should the opportunity present itself. It's easier than digging for your camera while trying to shoot video. Light serves it's purpose.
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Overall 10
10

Superb Quality for such a tiny camera!

Amazon
30 November 2004
  • Summary: I tried out in the course of over three weeks four different camcorders before deciding on this one. It is wonderfully quiet not to mention light, compact and easy to use. The LCD screen is clear and big. The playback is clear with excellent sound.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not very impressive

Amazon
27 October 2004
  • Summary: I had to return it the next day, got error message saying to remove and reinstall tape....found tape to be partialy stuck in camera upon removal...damaging expensive tape...not cool! This happened every time a tape was inserted. I only managed to get 20 mins of recording in before this happened.
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Overall 10
10

Heaven

Michael J. Gibbert, Amazon
27 October 2004
  • Summary: Amazing camera, does everything it's advertised to do. Blows away SONY models that cost up to $1,800. Compare features side by side, you will be surprised. Have had no problems with camera or tapes. My wife loves it because it is so light, I love it because of it's rich feature set and cool design.
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Overall 8
8.0

good but could be better

Amazon
24 October 2004
  • Summary: I sold my mavica camera to get this because it has a digital camera built in, but even though the pixels are the same, teh quality is not. Also, it is a pain to find where you left off taping, but other than those two things, it is a great camera.
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Overall 2
2.0

one size does not fit all

Sergio Ynostrosa, Amazon
27 August 2004
  • Summary: I bought this camera/camcorder thinking that I would solve both my need for a digital camera and a camcorder. The camcorder worked beautifully. I was thouroughly impressed with the DV side of it. The still camera comletely sucked. The quality being offered is to put it lightly: OFFENSIVE.
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Overall 6
6.0

Next day return

Pete D, Amazon
16 August 2004
  • Summary: I would like to have written about the good features, but on the second day, as I was watching the tape, I somehow disconnected the ac adapter, & zap, it died. I later read in the manual, not to disconnect the ac adapter while the camera is on.
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Overall 4
4.0

Get a Sony

scott_from_dallas, Amazon
31 July 2004
  • Summary: I got this camera as a loaner the other day when I took my Sony in for repair. Any thoughts of getting a JVC in the future have died. First, the good stuff. The controls and the setup are MUCH better than Sony.
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