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Jvc-gz-mg57.51900
4.9 out of 10

JVC GZ-MG57

30 GB hard drive camcorder, high-quality MPEG-2 recording F1.2 l Read more

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Fun to use this camera

Bill S., Amazon
31 October 2008
  • Summary: I haven't used a camcorder for quite a while. I wanted to capture some of my granddaughter's finer moments. This camera is light and convenient to use. It was easy to pick it up and start using with minimal setup. I'm really glad I bought this camcorder.
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Overall 10
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Excellent camcorder. Excellent value.

J. Hann, Amazon
31 October 2008
  • Summary: JVC's G-series camcorders are an excellent value. The GZMG57 is no exception. I bought this for my wife and she is thrilled. She likes the point-and-click simplicity, the millions of features, the simple video browsing (playback) mode, and the quality of the video. Some professional reviewers rate the JVC lens technology lower than the Sony, because in theory the Sony's lens is superior. In practice, there is no difference.
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Pleasantly surprised

Cheezr, Amazon
31 October 2008
  • Summary: After reading all the "professional" reviews, i decided to try the MG57 anyway and i am completely pleased. It may not be a top of the line, pro video / coffee maker but it is a very competent video camera. The manual is actually useful although you dont need it. The menus are easy to use and on "auto" the camera takes very good video or stills. I chose this over the MG77 because it has a video light (vs.
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great for concerts

Kris Miranda, Amazon
31 October 2008
  • Summary: Sure, the low-light isn't fantastic, but the gain-up does help, and the sound quality is excellent. I've used it for concerts by a cappella groups, a jazz band, and more, and haven't yet been disappointed. The DVD-making software is also fun, although it took me a lot of trial and error to finally put together something I could be remotely proud of. Definitely buy another, longer-lasting battery, though.
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Overall 10
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Can you say... AWESOME?!

J. Breneman, Amazon
31 October 2008
  • Summary: The size of my hand, literally. It is so light weight that you hardly notice it, and as such have no problem holding it for a long period of time. It packs a ton of features, and I love to play with the manual modes, as the auto can sometimes add precious time to focus, ending up in a possible missed shot or wasted recording time. BUT considering all of the video is saved onto the onboard hard disk, there really is no wasted recorded time, is there?
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User Review

accurity, Ciao
19 July 2007
  • Excerpt: I just got this for £299 from Currys and it is great. Ok, the focus seems a bit slow and the battery life is only 1hr10 but that is enough for 99.9% of the time. Would be good if it came with a spare battery but you can get a huge 7hr battery for £25 on the web. The camcorder looks impressive, starts quickly and is very very easy to use. I recorded a school play of 1hr HQ Video which fitted on 4.5GB of DVD when I burned it on my PC.
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Overall 10
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Den Kauf bis heute keine Minute bereut

J. C. Freund, Amazon
13 August 2007
  • Summary: Bevor ich mich für die JVC GZ-MG 57 entschied habe ich mich ausführlich über sämtliche Vor- und Nachteile der unterschiedlichen Speichertechniken informiert und mich danach für den Camcorder mit integrierter 30 GB Festplatte entschieden. Rückblickend war dies die absolut richtige Entscheidung denn ich habe den Kauf nicht eine Minute bereut.
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Picture quality 10
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Battery performance 6
6.0

JVC GZ-MG57E

Badles, Ciao
7 August 2007
  • Summary: Seit mehr als 3 Monaten bin ich jetzt schon in dem Besitz von dem Camcorder der Marke JVC GZ-MG57E. ( Festplattencamcorder ) Es ist eine sehr handliche kompakte Cam die gut in der Hand liegt. Die mitgelieferte Handschlaufe ist sehr praktisch und passt sich gut der Hand an da sie auch noch verstellbar ist.
  • Pros: Liegt super in der Hand und super Qualität
  • Cons: Großes Akku
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