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JVC Cybercam GR-D72 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 117 reviews of JVC Cybercam GR-D72 Mini DV Digital Camcorder. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the zoom and size. The usability and portability also get good opinions. There are some mixed comments about the memory, while the battery and viewfinder get negative comments.

price, portability, usability, size, zoom

image quality, durability, viewfinder, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC Cybercam GR-D72 Mini DV Digital Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 117 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JVC Cybercam GR-D72 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 88 user reviews of JVC Cybercam GR-D72 Mini DV Digital Camcorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the zoom and size. The usability and portability also get good reviews. Many are less positive about the image quality, and views are divided on the durability.

price, portability, usability, size, zoom

image quality

72% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GRD72 MiniDV Digital Camcorder w/16x Optical ZoomJVC GRD72 MiniDV Digital Camcorder w/16x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Bryan Hastings (pcworld.com)

JVC GR-D72US

 

GR-D72 looks great on paper, but it proved frustrating to use.

This attractive camcorder comes with lots of features for a low price, but quirky controls make it awkward to use.

Apr, 2004

Expert review by: Easy Camcorder (easycamcorders.com)

Expert Review

 

The JVC GR-D72 rides the middle ground of JVC's GR-D line. It includes the same imager that its stripped-down sibling, the GR-D33, contains, but with added ports and digital features. Although both of these camcorders perform well for their price tags,...

Excellent Low Light and Video Performance, -Decent Still Specs, -Good ports, Analog-to-Digital Passthrough compatible, -Jog dial

Mediocre Manual Shutter Speed/Exposure, -Few Audio Options, -Low optical zoom (16x)

Sep, 2004

Expert review by: Mark Bassett (camcorderinfo.com)

JVC GR-D72 First Impressions Review - JVC MiniDV Camcorders

 

Three new Compact Series JVCs were introduced at the 2004 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January. The middle of the road of the GR-D Compact Series is the GR-D72. JVC's GR-D72 is 20 percent smaller than last years Compact Series. The...

Feb, 2004

Expert review by: (best-digital-camcorder-reviews.com)

JVC GR D72

 

JVC GRD72 is a MiniDV Digital Camcorder with a 16x Optical Zoom.

a color viewfinder, 680,000-Pixel CCD Super High Band Processor for 520 lines of horizontal resolution, Power-Linked Operation, Night Alive, and 700X Super Digital Zoom with Spline Interpolation. The GR-D72 can also take HG digital stills at 1026 x 768...

Consumer review by: Online Shopper (shopzilla.com)

Not A Great Value For Your Dollar

 
Dec, 2004

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

Great entry level MiniDV camcorder.

 

Small size, lots of feature for price.

Controls can be hard to reach, weak built in light

Jul, 2004

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

JVC GR-D72 Mini DV Camcorder

 

Consumer review by: MasonsMommy (epinions.com)

Worthless (BUT NOT ANYMORE)

 

Still shot on SD card, night shot, auto light

None so far. Just received it back from JVC per a recall.

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: MasonsMommy (epinions.com)

Worthless (BUT NOT ANYMORE)

 

I initially purchased this product 1 1/2 years ago to record my then 4 and 6 year olds. I chose the JVC GR-D72U because of the multitasking it could perform - if only marginally. I liked that it could record but also had a still shot feature that was ...

Still shot on SD card, night shot, auto light

None so far. Just received it back from JVC per a recall.

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: asldkf (pricegrabber.com)

Do not buy this camera

 

This camera should have never been released.

Small size

Absolutely, unacceptably unbelievably bad resolution. Oh, and it's really bad when indoors or at night. Do not waste your money. Look elsewhere.

Dec, 2005

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser

Connectivity

Digital Input: Yes
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:MiniDV
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Standard Definition
Type:Camcorder

Recording

HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:4:3
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