JVC's GZ-MG330RE 30GB Hybrid HDD/Micro SD "PAL" Camcorder (Red) brings together elegant design and the convenience of internal memory. While its compact size allows you take this camcorder virtually anywhere you go, its sleek color adds style. The 1/6" CCD sensor provides high quality video and stills every time you shoot while the Gigabrid Engine enhances each shot. And, let's not forget the 30GB hard disk drive that provides up to 37 and a half hours of recording time.
If you weren't already impressed with JVC's GZ-MG330RE, consider that it also features Laser Touch Navigation, a system that lets you scroll along the side of the LCD screen, instead of on it, for menus and browsing through video clips. This camcorder also boasts 35x optical zoom, Quick Restart, a Konica Minolta lens and Direct DVD and Direct Backup buttons among other great features. This affordable yet sleek and functional camcorder could be just what you've been looking for.
" 30GB Hard Disk Drive
The 30GB HDD holds up to 37.5 hours of footage in ECO mode and just over 7 hours in ULTRA FINE mode. Forget about the days of carrying around extra tapes or DVDs, with this much recording space no matter how long you record the GZ-MG330R will be able to keep up.
" 1/6" CCD Image Sensor
The 1/6" CCD image sensor in the GZ-MG330R captures stunning footage each and every time you shoot.
" Laser Touch Navigation
JVC's Laser Touch Navigation is much like the touch screen menu navigation systems seen on other brands of camcorders, except that there's no need to touch your LCD screen - preventing it from being smudged or damaged. Simply run your finger along the illuminated scroll bar to the left of the LCD screen to browse and select video clips and to operate menus for setting up the GZ-MG330R.
" Elegant Design
The compact size of the camera makes it ideal for travel. Just slip it into your bag and forget about it until you're ready to start recording. The sleek red color also adds to the style factor of the GZ-MG330R, making you look not only smart but hip.
" 35x Optical Zoom
The 35x optical zoom brings your subjects in close and clear with no loss in image quality.
" Micro SD Card Slot
In the even that you need more recording space than the hard disk drive provides store extra footage to micro SD cards. You can also store your still images to them for easy transfer to your PC for emailing, printing or sharing on sites like YouTube. Micro SD cards can also be used with PictBridge compatible devices for fast and easy printing.
" Gigabrid Engine
JVC's Gigabrid Engine works to provide you with the best image possible from the 1/6" CCD image sensor by using a progressive scan to gather the most information from your footage. Five digital noise reduction technologies also work together to improve the vertical resolution of the GZ-MG330R over previous standard definition camcorders made by JVC.
" Direct DVD/Direct Backup Button
With the touch of a button, you can burn your footage to DVD (using a connected DVD burner) with the Direct DVD button. In similar fashion, the Direct Backup Button allows you to back up your video to your PC with just the touch of a button.
" Windows Software
The GZ-MG330R comes with CyberLink DVD Solution and Digital Photo Navigator software for Windows operating systems.
" Quick Restart
When you open the LCD screen on your GZ-MG330R the camera is ready to record in less than a second, ensuring that you never miss the perfect moment again.
" Remote Control
The included remote allows you to control the camcorder from a distance.
Sensor 1/6" CCD sensor (680k pixels)
Lens Konica Minolta lens
Zoom 35x Optical
Filter Size 30.5mm
Format HDD/Micro SD hybrid
Audio Dolby Digital AC
Image Stabilization Video Image Stabilization
Lux Not Specified by Manufacturer
Line In Recording No
A/V Dubbing No
Tape Loading N/A
Display Type Widescreen clear LCD
Display Size 2.7"
Manual Controls Focus
Built-in Speaker Yes
Built-in Mic Yes
Accessory Shoe No
Fader Not Specified by Manufacturer
Effects Night, Twilight, Portrait, Sports, Snow, Spotlight
Built-in Light/Flash Yes - video light
No - flash
Digital Still Mode
Still Recording Media Micro SD cards
Resolution 640 x 480
Inputs A/V in
Output USB 2.0/1.1
Microphone Input No
Headphone Jack No
Operating Systems Not Specified by Manufacturer
Power Requirements 2.7w
Dimensions (WxHxD) 2 3/16 x 2 11/16 x 4 1/2" (54 x 68 x 113mm)
Weight 0.80 lbs (360g)
This is a "PAL" product and CANNOT be used in the USA. It is designed for use with video products built to PAL TV standards.