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JVC GR-DVL815 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

JVC GR-DVL815 Mini DV Digital Camcorder
alaScore 72

27 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of JVC GR-DVL815 Mini DV Digital Camcorder. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and size. The usability and price are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed comments about the image quality.

portability, price, usability, size, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR-DVL815 Mini DV Digital Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JVC GR-DVL815 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of JVC GR-DVL815 Mini DV Digital Camcorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the usability and reliability. The durability and zoom are also appreciated. Many are negative about the image quality. There are some mixed comments about the price.

portability, zoom, durability, reliability, usability

image quality

82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-DVL815U Digital CamcorderJVC GR-DVL815U Digital Camcorder

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Robin Liss (camcorderinfo.com)

JVC GR-DVL815U Camcorder Review - JVC MiniDV Camcorders

 

JVC's GR-DVL815U is another in JVC's line of sleek, lightweight camcorders. It weighs only 1.3 pounds and measures 3.82in. x 3.27in. x 7.41in. It retails at $1099.95 but is available on the market for around $750. The DVL815U is an improvement on the...

Mar, 2002

Expert review by: Bruce Coykendall (videomaker.com)

JVC GR Mini Camcorder Review: JVC GR-DVL815 Mini DV Camcorder

 

JVC's line of affordable Mini DV cams hit the shelves this year and among them is the GR-DVL815. Banging the multi-digital-output drum, JVC has equipped the GR-DVL815 with plenty of connectivity. Equipped with FireWire and USB, it still provides the...

Good image ; Manual controls ; Video light ; Random Assemble Editing

Controls are a bit awkward ; Tape door on the bottom

It is nice to see that JVC still thinks about the users who want to shoot some video of their kids and send a watchable tape for the relatives to enjoy on a VCR. The GR-DVL815 also has offers Random Assemble Editing. With this feature, the GR-DVL815's...

Nov, 2001

Expert review by: Diana Weynand (videomaker.com)

JVC GR-DVL815

 

Good image, Manual controls, Video light, Random Assemble Editing

Controls are a bit awkward, Tape door on the bottom

Nov, 2001

Consumer review by: Bob from Boston (shopzilla.com)

JVC GR-DVL815U

 

This camera is packed with features, take the time to learn.

This camera doesn't do as well in low light as antcipated

Apr, 2002

Consumer review by: Glenn Sacks (shopzilla.com)

JVC GR-DVL815U a good mid-range digital camcorder

 

USB/fireware ports, easy to use, both video/still images

low res digital stills, no firewire cable/software provided

Apr, 2002

Consumer review by: Golf Pro MN (shopzilla.com)

GR-DVL815U

 

Compact size; excellent resolution; easy editing

Limited instruction manual

Apr, 2002

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

The JVC Vidio cam

 

Nice size, sharp picture, image stabilization works well.

No analog input! Big disappointment! JVC website lies.

Apr, 2002

Consumer review by: Online Shopper (shopzilla.com)

Nice digital camcorder, but no analog input.

 
Apr, 2002

Consumer review by: oldpianos (shopzilla.com)

Would I buy it again~~Yes!

 
Apr, 2002

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

Would I buy it again? Yes!

 

Awesome movie color and clarity. Anti-shake feature is great

still image quality not so great

Apr, 2002