The JVC GR-DVU is a lot of camera for a modest amount of money, but, as other reviewers have pointed out, it suffers in poor lighting conditions as do many other camcorders. Microphone Microphone Operation Mode. See details for description of any imperfections. The stable action camera. Other Handy Features Within the menu you will find the standard set of features such as iris control, Program AE modes, special effects, titles and white balance. A slight fisheye effect is noticeable at the very edge of the frame, especially if you have long horizontal or vertical lines in the shot.

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I got some beautiful low-light, dawn and dusk shots, including sunsets and sea shots. Ilikethe quality of the camcorder first. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

I haven’t tried using the camcorder in especially low light situations, and I guess my expectations are lower than many other users.

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Exposure Parameters Exposure Modes. Maybe that will help. Environmental Parameters Min Operating Temperature. The auto white balance works very well moving from indoors to outside.

I was able to do some claymation with it thanks to the very useful remote, but there was always the yellow problem. The stable action camera. The software and features combined will easily have you set to tape load edit and produce your own pro movies!!!


JVC GR-DV800 Manuals

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Smart Home by Ry Crist Jul 17, This camera is horrible at focusing and is pathetic in low light. The GR-DV provides good overall imaging but the blacks were slightly grainy and gray, the whites lost some detail and colors were slightly washed out. There are many factors that contribute to getting a good looking shot. Grr goodbye to shake and hello to live streams. Easy to use for any newcomer using the [A]”Automatic” functionyet plenty of special effects and freedom nvc the creative using [M]”Manual” function.

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A full-frame mirrorless camera with a catch. This camera also hits one of our least favorite pet peeves: The four-way mode selector puts the camera into Manual mode, then you use the scroll wheel to bring your subject into focus.

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Stills are certainly noticeably better than most camcorders and are comparable to, but not as good as, some older digital still cameras. The lack of a flash forcues you to use good photography principles like keeping the subject’s face well lit, but the BackLight mode is a nice semi-fix for video or pictures taken with a bright backlight eg sun behind subject. If you get one you might want to think about adding a short shotgun mic on top like I did.


Also there is a socket for hvc external microphone. During quiet sections the automatic gain circuitry picks up a small amount of tape transport noise, but still less than many dv80 cameras in this price category.

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To put the camera back into standby mode, just close the LCD or push the viewfinder back in. Show More Show Less.

The only one that might have some users reaching for the manual is the Navi Store button, which makes getting around on tape or finding stills easier.

When I first saw this camera and its features I was highly impressed but looks can be desieving. Many reviewers have severely criticized the 3. Disabling it will result in some disabled or missing features.