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The Everio GZ-HD40 from JVC is a full-HD 1920x1080 camcorder.

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Pros

software makes it easy to burn your video directly to a DVD

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video is in high definition and looks great on a large screen

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uses regular HDMI output making it easy to screen footage

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fits in the palm of your hand and is very light, easy to carry around

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massive internal hard drive that will keep many hours of high definition video

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Cons

image stabilization is always poor, need to try to keep the camera steady

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low light recording is weak, looks very grainy

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AVCHD format is hard to edit, most software doesn't support it

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The Everio GZ-HD40 from JVC is a full-HD 1920x1080 camcorder. It has a 1/3" 2.6 megapixel CMOS sensor capable of recording in 1080p at 60fps for smooth playback. The camera records to a 120GB internal hard-drive, with recording quality ranging from 17mpbs to 5mbps, and has a slot for micro-SD/SDHC cards. The camera can also noteably record in both AVCHD and MPEG-2 codecs. The lens is designed by Fujinon and features a 10x optical zoom and a 200x digital zoom, with image stabilization. Output can be done via HDMI 1.3 or USB 2.0.

Features
  • Full-HD 1920x1080 recording
  • 1/3" 2.6 megapixel CMOS sensor
  • Can record at 1080p  60fps
  • Uses both AVCHD and MPEG-2 codecs
  • 17mbps-5mbps recording quality
  • 120GB internal hard-drive
  • Micro-SD/SDHC card slot
  • Fujinon lens with 10x optical zoom
  • Image stabilization
  • HDMI 1.3 and USB 2.0 output
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