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4.9 out of 10

JVC GZ-HD5

JVC GZ-HD5 The JVC GZ-HD5 is a HDD Camcorder designed with Read more

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Overall 10
10

Excellent

lmzxc, Ebay
21 August 2011
  • Summary: This camera is excellent. The color is very good, and the picture is sharp. The camera is easy to use, and seems to be well built. The price I paid is very low in relation to the quality of the camera.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent low price camera

TeeRod "TeeRod/RLM", Amazon
29 December 2010
  • Summary: I've had it for 2 years now The only reason I didn't give it 5 Stars for everything is the TOD file format. Who the hell uses that? What were they thinking. It's super easy to use and the video quality it fan freaking tastic. You will not find a better camera for the same retail price, no way. The software is Cyberlink and as companies go well, at least they aren't out of business.
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Overall 10
10

Superior Camera

Brian, Amazon
26 June 2010
  • Summary: I have been using this camera for over 6 months and the video and still image quality are outstanding!! I have never had an issue with it even in very low light conditions.
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Overall 2
2.0

False Advertising

Daniel J. Barber "BossBarber", Amazon
7 April 2009
  • Summary: I am returning this product because of false advertising by JVC. The specifications show that the camera support i.LINK, but this is not the case. You can plug the camera in to your PC using a 4 pin cable, but it doesn't support the capabilities of i.LINK which include ability to control the camera and get live video feeds using a PC. I wanted to use this camera as a PC camera, but it is not possible.
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Overall 4
4.0

No High Def is better than poor High Def

scooty809, epinions.com
11 March 2009
  • Summary: This camcorder could be the right thing for the right price but image stabilization is terrible.
  • Pros: Lightweight, easy to use, solid software,variety of inputs, multiple resolutions
  • Cons: Optical image stabilization terrible. Colors are not realistic.
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Overall 4
4.0

A small step backwards for JVC (review v.3)

Territan, Amazon
5 December 2008
  • Summary: My parents have a JVC mini-DV camcorder, purchased several years ago, which works very well for them. Sadly, that camera works better for me than this one. That one does video through i.LINK, this one doesn't seem to, but judging by a comment below I need to spend more time and TLC with the instruction book. That one uses conventional mini-DV tapes. On this one, the tapeless workflow takes some getting used to.
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Overall 4
4.0

JVC Everio GZ-HD5 Camcorder

Territan, Rate it all!
5 December 2008
  • Summary: My parents have a JVC mini-DV camcorder, purchased several years ago, which works very well for them. Sadly, that camera works better for me than this one. That one does video through i.LINK, this one doesn't. That one uses conventional mini-DV tapes. On this one, the tapeless workflow would be very nice, if the workflow worked with anything outside what tools they provide.
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Overall 6
6.0

It's ok for everyday use..

ronin r, Amazon
26 November 2008
  • Summary: I like the size, and fits perfectly on your hand. The stabilized zoom doesnt work as well as other cameras. When downloading to your computer, MAC or PC, you will need to buy the plugins to be able to import them into your video editing programs. (premiere, iMovie, Final Cut...). It has it's own proprietary file type. (MOD & TOD) which is supposed to be MPEG 2.
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Overall 6
6.0

JVC Everio GZ-HD5 Camcorder

R.Rivera, Rate it all!
26 November 2008
  • Summary: I like the size, and fits perfectly on your hand. The stabilized zoom doesnt work as well as other cameras. When downloading to your computer, MAC or PC, you will need to buy the plugins to be able to import them into your video editing programs. (premiere, iMovie, Final Cut...). It has it's own proprietary file type. (MOD & TOD) which is supposed to be MPEG 2.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

cimri.com
2 January 2010
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