JVC GR GR-X5 Camcorder - Black
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JVC GR GR-X5 Camcorder - Black

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  • Media Format: DV
  • Recording System: NTSC
  • Type: Standard
  • Storage Type: Removable (Card/Disc/Tape)
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JVC GR GR-X5 Camcorder - Black

With noise reduction technology, Megabrid imaging, and 3-CCD pixel shift technology, the JVC camcorder captures clear and vibrant video. The noise reduction technology on the JVC GR-X5 video camera is able to reduce noise interference by up to 30 percent over previous models. The technology behind Megabrid imaging on this home camcorder is that video and still images are processed separately, thus enabling the device to produce clearer images for both. With 3-CCD pixel shift technology on the JVC camcorder, 133 megapixel CCD are dedicated to each color. Some features that make the home camcorder convenient for users are automatic flash, 2.5-inch LCD, and a remote control. Users don???t have to adjust settings on their own and the flash will automatically engage if the lighting conditions are low. The 2.5-inch LCD screen on the JVC GR-X5 video camera has a backlight so that even in the bright outdoors users can see the screen. With a remote control, users can set up the JVC camcorder on a tripod and control it from a distance.

Product Review Summary

Based on 3 user reviews
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Consumer Reviews


Great value

bymynclino Dec 31, 2005
2 Helpfuls 3 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Excellent video quality, easy to use, very handy, very good features.
Cons Flash photography is of poor quality; LCD screen and Zoom could be enhanced.
Recommended it? Yes

Extraordinary video quality for such a little camera. Clear crisp vibrant colors. Nice features, very easy to use. Mini DV and SD memory card combo works real well.

Picks up audio very well even from a considerable distance.

Still shots are not impressive when using a flash... Read full review »


Decent color, poor anti-shake

byfrequentrider Jul 6, 2005
7 Helpfuls 8 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Great color, clever power-on design, tiny size.
Cons Bad anti-shake, short battery life, maybe too small
Recommended it? No

Purchased a JVC GR-X5 from B&H Photo a week ago, in preparation for the birth of our new baby. When received, my copy appears to have a Canadian warranty, not a US warranty. Am not happy about it, and am going to follow up with B&H, and see if I missed something.

Camera features: wow, the... Read full review »


Camcorder With A Difference

bydavidcrosby Jun 19, 2005
4 Helpfuls 5 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Combined video and still capability, video and still quality is good, flexible controls,...
Cons Night shot, small controls require more care, practice to use some of the features.
Recommended it? Yes

The GR-X5 is indeed different from most cameras I have seen. The first impressions are that the camera appears more square shaped and feels different from other cameras of a similar type. I found that with your hand inside the camera strap, all the key controls are mostly at your finger tips. The... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features


Shooting Modes Digital Photo Mode

Other Features

Additional Features Still Shot Capability • accessories hot shoe • Progressive Shutter System • PictBridge Support • Backlight Compensation • Digital Noise Reduction • 16:9 Widescreen Mode
Webcam Capability Yes

File Format

Still Image Format JPEG


Battery Form Factor Manufacturer specific


Microphone Technology Electret condenser
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo


Display Type LCD
Display Rotation Rotating

Memory / Storage

Recording Speed SP • LP
Supported Flash Memory MultiMediaCard • SD Memory Card

Camera Flash

Flash Modes Auto Mode • OFF mode • Fill-in Mode • Red-eye Reduction
Flash Type Built-in flash


Exposure Modes Automatic • Manual • Shutter-Priority • Program • Aperture-Priority

Lens System

Lens Type Zoom lens
Auto Focus type TTL contrast detection
Focus Adjustment Automatic • Manual

Optical Sensor

Sensor Type 3CCD

Key Features

Media Format DV
Recording System NTSC
Type Standard
Storage Type Removable (Card/Disc/Tape)

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