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Easy to use, handy little camcorder

Advantages: Small build, comfortable to hold, great picture quality in normal daylight.
Disadvantages: Bad picture quality in low lighting situations, tape-loading can be tricky if using a tripod.

I bought this camcorder 7 months ago and have now got several tapes full of memories. Lightweight and designed to sit comfortably in your hand, this camcorder seems to be well built and is perfect for carrying with you on holidays and family days out. ...

angeleyes1802 12.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of JVC GR-D240

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Quality comes without a price

Advantages: Cheap, Good Quality, Easy to use
Disadvantages: Short Battery Life

I was never really sure if a budget camera would suit me. I'd decided I needed to change my current camera, which I bought 3yrs ago for £1200. I didn't really want to spend that much again. And at a price of a shade under £200 this was a bargain. As wi ...

CrisisWolf 02.01.2006 · Read full review
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same camcorder diffrent name? GR-D247

Advantages: light, easy to use and cheap
Disadvantages: the little blue saftey button and the flimsey cover

Now we had been looking for a light and easy to use camera that we would be able to take with us on holidays we looked on here to find reviews and saw the GR-D240 but could only find the GR-D247 which seems to be the same as the GR-D240. The advantages ...

panther_hafsa 24.04.2006 · Read full review
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An overview, with a money saving warning!!!

Advantages: Rock bottom price, but packed with well proven technology.
Disadvantages: May be overtaken by new technology - i.e. direct DVD recording, HD recording

Have now produced reams of tape, in all conditions, and can thus update this review. The 240 has proved a little gem. Although it has enough manual settings to suit just about every condition, practical experience shows it's very reliable on "Auto". ...

nemo183 20.11.2005 · Read full review
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JVC MG142E - What a cracker

Advantages: Lightweight, Easy to use, Lots of built in memory
Disadvantages: None so far

I have just brought the JVC MG142E and wanted to let you all know what a great little camcorder it is! First I should probably give you the technical stuff!! 40GB Inbuilt Hard Drive 34 x Optical Zoom 800 x Digital Zoom 2.7" Widescreen LCD Screen ...

Vickijake 03.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of JVC Everio GZ-MG175EK

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