JVC GR-D23EK

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JVC GR-D23EK

JVC is one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of sophisticated audio, video and related software products. Building upon a wealth of ...

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ProLightweight ,good clarity of pictures and sound,ea...

ConsNot cheap

I purchased this digital video camera for Christmas 2004 for my husband.It came in at £249 . He wanted something easy to use, lightweight and with good quality recording. He had only previously used one of the old, huge , non-digital recorders. It needed to be reasonably priced so that it was not...

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“One great home camcorder!!!”

published 30/05/2005

ProEasy to use generally, Colour viewfinder, Surround...

ConsNo remote, Some features hard to use

This is one of my first reviews I have done for Ciao and I hope you like it! This is a superb piece of kit. It combines great quality finish, easy to use, and many important features into one low priced home camcorder. To start off with, it comes with a large, colour screen (which can be rotated...

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“JVC GR D23”

published 02/01/2005

ProSmall and light

ConsBatteries tend to run down easily

Well we finally took the plunge and bought a digital video camera. Bought this particular model in Fuerteventura on holiday. What research did we carry out before purchase? none How many other shops did we try? none What then did we base the decision to but this camera on? We tried a couple of...

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“beware”

published 06/07/2006

Procheap, easy to use

Conscommon faults, no external mic

I echo the previous comments about this easy to use, basic camera that still has plenty of functions. I should warn prospective buyers that there's a common fault among many JVC cameras involving the CCD. this should be easily fixed under warranty. Here is the official repsonse from JVC...

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Proclear picture, good amount of functions, good feat...

Conslow battery time, breaks and over heats, dirt gets...

the jvc GR-D93EK mini DV cam corder is useful for those qucik family videos you treasure and has a wide rage of features so no movie can be the same.but what it is good for it lacks in other areas for example the battery life is disapointinly low as the camera if used constantly will run out of...

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Product Information : JVC GR-D23EK

Manufacturer's product description

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.

Product Details

Product Description: JVC GR-D23EK - camcorder - Mini DV, JVC GR-D23 - camcorder - Mini DV

Product Type: Camcorder

Media Type: Mini DV

Sensor Resolution: 800 Kpix

Lens System: 16 x zoom lens - 2.7 - 43.2 mm - f/1.6

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Digital Zoom: 700 x

Image Stabiliser: Electronic

Viewfinder: LCD monitor - 0.24" - colour

Display: LCD display - 2.5"

Supported Battery: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

AV Interfaces: Composite video, S-Video

Dimensions (WxDxH): 7.1 cm x 11.8 cm x 9.1 cm

Weight: 0.5 kg

General

MPN: GR-D23EK, GR-D23

Product Type: Camcorder

Camcorder Sensor Resolution: 800 Kpix

Camcorder Media Type: Mini DV

Optical Sensor Type: CCD

Optical Sensor Size: 1/6"

Optical Zoom: 16 x

Digital Zoom: 700 x

Video Recording Modes: SP, LP

Faders: White fader, slide wipe, door wipe, black & white fader, scroll wipe, window wipe, corner wipe, shutter wipe, black fader

Image Stabiliser: Electronic

Auto Focus: TTL contrast detection

AV Interfaces: Composite video, S-Video

Exposure & White Balance

Exposure Modes: Programme, automatic, manual

Shooting Programs: Sand & snow, spotlight, sports mode, twilight mode

Special Effects: Black & White, Sepia, Classic Film, Strobe

White Balance: Custom, automatic, presets

White Balance Presets: Fine, cloudy, halogen

Max Shutter Speed: 1/4000 sec

Min Shutter Speed: 1/50 sec

Lens System

Type: 16 x zoom lens - 2.7 - 43.2 mm - f/1.6

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Zoom Adjustment: Motorised drive

Filter Size: 30.5 mm

Additional Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Additional Features: Built-in speaker, backlight compensation, auto power save

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: LCD monitor

Viewfinder Colour Support: Colour

Viewfinder Diagonal Size: 0.24"

Display

Type: 2.5" LCD display

Display Features: Rotating

Microphone

Microphone Operation Mode: Stereo

Connections

Connector Type: 1 x composite video/audio output ¦ 1 x S-Video output ¦ 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire/i.LINK) ¦ 1 x DC power input

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Camcorder shoulder strap, lens cap, power adapter, SCART adapter, audio / video cable

Battery

Details: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 7.1 cm

Depth: 11.8 cm

Height: 9.1 cm

Weight: 0.5 kg

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 40 °C

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Listed on Ciao since: 14/01/2005