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alaTest has collected and analyzed 87 reviews of JVC GR DA30US. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and image quality. The portability and usability also get good reviews, whereas the durability and battery get critical reviews.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR DA30US is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 user reviews of JVC GR DA30US from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the size and portability. The image quality and usability also get good feedback.

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91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-DA30US MiniDV Camcorder with 30x Optical ZoomJVC GR-DA30US MiniDV Camcorder with 30x Optical Zoom

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Battery life (max):1.9
Battery Type:BN-VF808
Charging source:AC
Number of Batteries Supported:1


Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG, ESP, FRE, POR


Colour of product:Black, Silver


Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:6.1


Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Maximum resolution per CCD:680000
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD

Lens System

Digital Zoom:800
Filter Size:2.7
Focal length range (f-f):2.3 - 69
Image stabilizer: No
Maximum aperture number:4.1
Minimum aperture number:2
Optical Zoom:30

Other features

Display Type:LCD
I/O ports:AV Out, DV In/Out

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AV
Shoulder strap: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
DV port: Yes
PictBridge: No
S-Video Out: No


Camera shutter speed:0.00025 - 0.017
Camera shutter type:Electronic


Camcorder media type:Videotape
Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV
Compatible memory cards: No
Disc types supported: No

Weight & Dimensions

Height :7.7

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Manual