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JVC GY HM100U

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of JVC GY HM100U. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and design. The portability and reliability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the size and price, and there are some mixed comments about the image quality and usability.

reliability, portability, design, durability

price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GY HM100U is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for JVC GY HM100U

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of JVC GY HM100U from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviews about the durability and design are on the whole positive. The portability and reliability are also appreciated. Reviews are divided on the usability. Many are critical about the price and image quality.

reliability, portability, design, durability

image quality, price

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GY-HM100U - Camcorder - High Definition - professional - widescreen - optical zoom: 10 x - supported memory: SDHC - flash cardJVC GY-HM100U - Camcorder - High Definition - professional - widescreen - optical zoom: 10 x - supported memory: SDHC - flash card

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Rick Young (pcworld.com)

JVC GY-HM100U

 

Good audio with phantom-powered XLRs ; Shoots to SDHC card ; Records native QuickTime files with perfect Final Cut Pro integration

Mic holder too small for professional microphones ; Fiddly controls ; When switching formats clips, recorded in previous format do not show for playback

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: Rick Young (macworld.com)

Review: JVC GY-HM100U professional HD camcorder

 

The GY-HM100U is a one-of-a-kind small professional camcorder with the quality of a much larger model.

The jewel in the GY-HM100U’s crown is its high-quality XDCAM EX codec, licensed from Sony. Shooting at 35Mbps variable bit rate, it produces excellent, low-noise images in either 1080 or 720 HD formats. The camera shoots 50i, 60i, 24, and 25p, supports...

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: Heath McKnight (digitalproducer.digitalmedianet.com)

FIRST LOOK: JVC HM-100u

 

The JVC HM-100u ProHD camera may be small in size, but it's packing three Full HD (1920 x 1080i/p) CCDs that capture great image quality, and it uses Sony's SxS/EX technology to deliver a tapeless workflow on affordable SDHC media cards. Plus, if...

And thanks to Dan Conklin for the great footage; visit his site at http://www.louddata.com/.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Mark Montgomery (videomaker.com)

JVC Camcorder GY-HM100U Review

 

This JVC camcorder pushes the boundaries of what a professional shooter can expect from a small camcorder. It's ideal for tough shooting environments.

Sep, 2009