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Anyone got a JVC GRDX25EK

Discussion in 'Camcorders, Action Cams & Video Editing Forum' started by slewis1972, Oct 29, 2003.

  1. slewis1972

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    Just wondered if anyone has a JVC GRDX25EK and if it was any good - compared with the Panasonic NVDS65B

    Scott
     
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    I was interested in one of these,anyone got any views on this model.My current camcorder (panny NV-DS15) is a great cam but bit on the bulky side by todays standards but i wonder if i will be trading spec (20Xoptical/0lux night shot/colour viewfinder)for size.Anybody?
     
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    I have the GRDX100 model, which is essentially the same except for a bigger ccd and memory card use.

    If you do a search you will find my previous comments.

    Only problems I have found is that menus are a bit fiddly to operate while filming and some of the menu items should be as buttons on the unit and not accessed via menus.

    Otherwise a good cam for general use
     
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    You will be compromising on the specs of a new camcorder. AFAIK there are no new consumer (sits back and waits to be corrected) camcorders that offer 20x optical zoom and none of the digital camcorders can do 'true' 0 lux (or even below about 3 lux). The results from 'nightshot' tend to be monochrome and/or very grainy and I have not heard of anybody that is satified with the results. Digital consumer camcorders just don't offer good quality low light filming.
    But this is a trade off against a camcorder that will fit in the palm of your hand and is very light in comparison.

    Mark.
     
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    If it helps - took my wife to see it as she will be using the camcoder. She did not like the controls or how it felt in the hand. Plus point though was that it was very small.

    She likes the Panasonic NVDS65B - so we are getting that.

    Scott
     

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