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5.4 out of 10


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Reviews and Problems with JVC GZ-HD7

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Overall 4

Owned this camcorder for several years. Listen closely.

KevinYOKI, Amazon
12 May 2012
  • Summary: I bought this camcorder for about $600 used, several years ago (and it was still $2000 new back then), like brand new. I feel like I got my money's worth exactly to this day. There is no good reason this camera should still cost $2000. Let me explain. CONS: First of all, the "Image Stabilization" is completely nonexistent. Do not be deceived.
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Overall 4

Not exactly what i expected

Luiz Alberto De Toledo "Klark", Amazon
17 January 2008
  • Summary: Pros: HD 60gb Size Resolution and quality just for outdoor events Cons: poor picture quality VOD file extension - hard to use Adobe PRemiere Pro 2.0 for editing No nightshot No lights support Poor quality for pictures and video indoors ( forget to buy it if you don't have enough light to record a indoor event. no charger included in the package !!!!! I.link cable is not compatible to Cyberlink software.
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Overall 4

HD Quo Vadis - format trouble - mediocre quality.

Max J. Pucher "Max J. Pucher", Amazon
28 September 2007
  • Summary: This camcorder has quite a few drawbacks. It is not true HD as claimed and it is visible compared to others. The camera gets very hot - the harddisk. The connection to the PC and Mac is easy via USB but the video files can not be easily used in PC editing software as a harddisk recorder seems to suggest. There is a mess of XMl control files that make no practical sense whatsoever and I work in IT. In any case I want to shot videos and not program. Not very userfriendly.
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Overall 4

User Review

Ron Simpson, Cnet.co.uk
19 June 2007
  • Summary: The review provided by the cnet team is fairly accurate. Having filmed 6 hours of HDD not much is useable as it was shot from boats, buses, trains and planes whilst on holiday. The bundled software is the worst software bundle I have ever seen it is inadequate in the extreme. They even have the temerity to ask you to spend more to upgrade the software to a full package, why? would a full package of rubbish be better than a half pack?.
  • Pros: Great handling and light to carry. For tripod work its great.
  • Cons: Hand held and moving shots are useless. OIS does not work.
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Overall 4
Design 8
Value for money 6
Video quality 8

Problemi di editing video con l' HD7

giva1302, Ciao
19 November 2008
  • Excerpt: Il problema grosso che ho avuto con questa camera è in fase di montaggio!!! Infatti sia con Studio 12 che con il programmino dato in dotazione della CyberLink prelevando dall'HDD della HD7 i fles .TOD si ha una notevole incongruenza tra il tempo in cui si schiaccia il tasto REC per terminare la registrazione di un clip e l'effettiva fine del file stesso, per cui ci si ritrova con circa un secondo di registrazione in più, registrazione che ovviamente ...
  • Pros: nessuno
  • Cons: molti
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