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JVC GR-D93

JVC GR-D93
alaScore 71

104 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 reviews of JVC GR-D93. 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. Reviewers really like the battery and usability. The image quality and portability also get good comments. Reviews are divided on the zoom.

price, portability, image quality, usability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR-D93 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for JVC GR-D93

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of JVC GR-D93 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the connectivity and price. The portability and usability also get good feedback, but many are negative about the zoom.

image quality, usability, portability, price, connectivity

zoom

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-D93EK MiniDV Digital Camcorder [1.33Mp, 10x Optical]JVC GR-D93EK MiniDV Digital Camcorder [1.33Mp, 10x Optical]

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JVC GR-D93

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of JVC GR-D93 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People really like the portability and zoom. The color and battery also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the design and usability. There are some mixed opinions about the image quality.

price, battery, color, zoom, portability

usability, design

36% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GRD93 MiniDV Digital Camcorder w/10x Optical ZoomJVC GRD93 MiniDV Digital Camcorder w/10x Optical Zoom

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Easy Camcorder (easycamcorders.com)

Expert Review

 

The JVC GR-D93 is the most expensive of the three GR-series camcorders at $699.99, but it's still a good deal for the level of performance and functionality it offers. The JVC GR-D33 and JVC GR-D72 share similar 1/6-inch 680K CCDs, but the D93 steps it...

700x digital zoom, - Low-light video performance, - CCD size

Mic input, and no headphone input, - No accessory shoe

Oct, 2004

Expert review by: Mark Bassett (camcorderinfo.com)

JVC GR-D93 First Impressions Camcorder Review - JVC MiniDV Camcorders

 

JVC introduced three new Compact Series camcorders at the 2004 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV. The flagship of the GR-D Compact Series is the GR-D93. JVC's GR-D93 is 20 percent smaller than last years Compact Series. The camcorder is a...

Feb, 2004

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

JVC GR D93

 

JVC GRD93 is a MiniDV Digital Camcorder with a 10x Optical Zoom.

The JVC GR D93 1.33 Mega-pixel CCD camcorder boasts our new Just Very Convenient features 3-D NR to eliminate noise up to 30%, 2.5 inch Crystal-View LCD to reduce glare and reflections and a built-in auto " Illumi-Light" for 1/10th the power consumption.

Consumer review by: angela1985 (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR-PC109: Nightmare!

 

My parents bought my husband and I this camcorder for Christmas 2007 as we were expecting a baby and we thought it would be lovely to be able to record him. It cost just over £200 and came well wrapped in bubble wrap and a box. The camera is designed...

Small

Wrong instructions, nightmare to transfer data over

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: psychosmartie (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony HVR-Z1: good pro/semi pro camera

 

This is certainly not a camera just for someone who wants to take the occaisional holiday video. However, with thiis you can take really good quality proffessional video. The camera is much bigger and bulkier than a handicam, and also has a much larger...

quality, controls

weight, price

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: southernchick (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR-TRV270: this is the camera you want

 

This Is the Best camera for the price. I have had mine for going on 3 1/2 years. it has good picture quality. make sure. you use high 8 tapes. if you connect it to the computer you'll have to hit menu and go down to the settings and hit yes for usb...

takes good picture good sound good quality

that you have to buy lot of tapes

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: (dooyoo.co.uk)

JVC GR-D93EK

 

Great level entry bit of Kit.

Amazing surround sound and widescreen experience

Mini disc only has 30 mins recording time

Jun, 2008

Consumer review by: hillcrestsan (dooyoo.co.uk)

Canon MV930: No nudity allowed apparently. rats!

 

I often look at myself in the the mirror and think that today, I am going to do great things. Often this involves shooting a major Hollywood blockbuster complete with dazzling special effects. Strangely this has never happened as I quickly realise that...

Small and does the job

Sound a bit ropey . Unaccomadating wife

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: xxDanmanxx (dooyoo.co.uk)

Canon DC 10: Ultra Compact Camcorder

 

Gadgets are a pet love of mine and compact has always intrigued me when it comes to cameras and mobiles, and so when it came to buying a camcorder for my month long trip in many different places across Europe, I decided to splash out and treat myself,...

good effective resolution, compact

small optical zoom

Jun, 2007

Consumer review by: parisbeach (dooyoo.co.uk)

Canon MV800: smile please your on candid camera

 

Smart little camcorder light and easy to use. Accessories camera came with compact power adaptor battery pack lithium button battery lens cap and cord stereo video cable scart adaptor It was brought for me as a present i think it cost around £200. I...

light easy to use

no long play feature

Jun, 2007

Product Specifications

JVC is one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of sophisticated audio, video and related software products. Building upon a wealth of technologies the company is moving decisively to offer appropriate solutions for the multimedia age. To remain at the forefront of the audiovisual industry in the 21st century, JVC is marshalling its resources to create the ultimate in appealing, cost-competitive products.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera

Playback zoom (max):70

Camera Flash

Type: None

Design

Colour of product:Silver

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.8cm
Height:9.1cm
Weight:0.5kg
Width:7.1cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.35
Display Resolution:25

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Twilight mode

Flash Memory

Form Factor:MultiMediaCard
Storage Capacity:8MB

Header

Country Kits:Europe
Manufacturer:JVC
Model:D93/D93E/D93EK
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC GR

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:1.3

Lens System

Digital Zoom:700
Filter Size:3.05
Lens Aperture:F/1.8
Max Focal Length:38mm
Min Focal Length:3.8mm
Optical Zoom:10
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.33Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4" ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Other features

Compatible operating systems:Windows/Mac
I/O ports:DV Input/Output \nAnalogue Input\nS-Video & A/V Input/Output
Interface:USB/IEEE1394 (i.LINK)
Lens system:n/a
Resolution:1600 x 1200

Packaging Content

Bundled software:ImageMixer

Ports & interfaces

DV port: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Storage

Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Zoom:700
Faders:Black & white fader / Black fader / Corner wipe / Door wipe / Scroll wipe / Shutter wipe / Slide wipe / White fader / Window wipe
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Classic Film / Sepia / Strobe
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.1
Height :9.1
Weight:500
Width:11.8