The HD1 delivers a fairly marginal performance in low light. That is to be expected and is not a downfall of the camera. In this segment, we This is amazing, since the camera is doing a huge amount of processing; decoding MPEG-2 video and converting it for the small screen. First, there’s a removable top-mounted, aluminum die-cast handle that makes the camera easy to carry when attached and nicely compact when removed. However, you can only toggle gain between automatic and off instead of setting it manually, and you won’t find any advanced audio controls. Just move the switch to HD mode and fire away.
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In our tests, we found that the quality of the video was dependant on the television we used to view it, reinforcing the fact that this camcorder is intended for a user who owns an HDTV. The zoom ring also isn’t worth much because it is not a truemechanical ring, but you can probably get by with the zoomrocker.
HD isn’t the only format this camcorder can record. You’ll find the usual assortment of inputs and outputs on the HDRCA jacks rg composite video and stereo audio, FireWire and USB ports, headphone and external microphone jacks–as well as something special: It’s of particular relevance today, when HDTVs are not very standardized or widespread, that this camera can down-convert video recorded in any mode to standard NTSC and can also up-convert either of the progressive formats to the relatively common i HD hd via the component outputs.
On the plus side, the glass has a nice optical image stabilizer and rates a fast 1.
I mounted a light on my camera and shot in auto mode anddidn’t have a problem. Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Wow this is great. Myself and friend, in the end exchanged the two we purchased for an FX7 for her.
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JVC claims that several popular editing applications will soon support its new format–let’s hope so. My only real gripe is that somehow I got dust under thelens, and had a pixel go bad on the sensor always on and Ihad to send it back to be serviced couldn’t screw the lensoff and just clean itand it has taken over a month tocome back. The best degree video cameras. Any competing SD camera will likely have a three-chip imaging system, which handles the nuances of color and brightness substantially better than the JVC’s single chip.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Digital–guy2 from Fantastic Camera I don’t know why there’s so many haters on this camera. All this innovation is made possible using standard Mini DV cassettes. The gentleman I spoke with actually went down to the showroom as he stated and tried to connect one and just like I experienced, the Varizoom did not work. Individual rg barrel rings adjust focus. Sharingyour experience with us has been invaluable.
Mini DV and HD Camcorder Review JVC GR-HD1
Then, with a multitude of avenues for creating, editing, enjoying and sharing your images, you can easily distribute your works to a worldwide audience by HD or regular DVD. Many great vr will be caught on mine. In the final analysis, there are really two important aspects g this camera: The other thing that happened was with JVC and their approach on the matter.
That is to be expected and is not a downfall of the camera.
The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. Macro shots as close as 2 inches 5cm from lens. Suffice it to say, I will probably never buy a JVC product again.
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Mine sounds tinny like there is a slight flange onthe sound or something. Tele-macro close ups from 2 feet 60cm away. It also had a tape in the drive mechanism that had color bar tests, and what looked like a factory in the background: But even if you’re not enough of hd early adopter to pay a premium for its HD capabilities, take note: Visit manufacturer site for details.
When closing – power automatically shuts off to save energy. When viewed on the appropriate HD screen, the resolution of HD-mode video clearly outdoes that of standard-definition images, with no obvious artifacts, even in detailed, motion-intensive scenes.
Users can freely select among the 3 modes according to their requirements. You can adjust the automatic exposure or change focus modes with these left-hand dials. Something always goes wrongwhen I buy something brand new.