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JVC GZ-MS230 Everio S Flash Memory Camera (Black)

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Product Highlights
  • Standard Definition Recording
  • 8GB Internal Flash Memory
  • SD/SDHC Memory Card Slot
  • 1/6" 800k CCD Image Sensor
  • 45x Dynamic Zoom
  • Laser Touch Operation LCD
  • Konica Minolta Lens
  • Advanced Image Stabilization
  • Super LoLux
  • Everio MediaBrowser

JVC's standard definition GZ-MS230 Everio S Flash Memory Camera (Black) is a budget-friendly camcorder with a sampling of user-friendly functions. The GZ-MS230 records to either an 8GB internal flash memory or to optional SD/SDHC memory cards up to 32GB in capacity. The heart of the camera is the 1/6" CCD image sensor, which is helped along by JVC's Super LoLux for enhanced image capture in low light situations. Other key components include a Konica Minolta lens, the Advanced Image Stabilizer, 45x Dynamic zoom, and a Laser Touch Operation LCD display. User-friendly extras include an Auto Illumi. video light, a 2-way grip belt, a manual lens cover, and an A/V output. You'll also benefit from Auto REC, Time-Lapse REC, and the Everio MediaBrowser editing software.

8GB Internal Flash Memory and SD/SDHC Card Slot
Record your footage to either the built-in 8GB flash memory, which can hold up to 9 hours and 50 minutes of video, or to optional SD/SDHC memory cards for up to 40 hours of video storage (32GB card)
1/6" 800k Pixel CCD Image Sensor
The 1/6" CCD image sensor helps to capture brilliant standard definition footage to the camcorder
Laser Touch Operation LCD
The Laser Touch LCD features a touch-sensitive scroll bar and buttons for smooth operation. It allows for zooming and recording using either the Laser Touch or standard zoom lever, and REC button. Browsing through indexes and menu selections is easy, and since you don't touch the LCD screen itself, you can keep the display clean and fingerprint-free
Konica Minolta Lens with 45x Dynamic Zoom
The Konica Minolta lens captures your footage with clarity, while providing 45x Dynamic zoom for capturing far off subjects, without experiencing a loss in image quality
Advanced Image Stabilizer
Advanced Image Stabilizer expands the effective area at wide angle to 4 times that of 2009 models, delivering powerful compensation for camera shake. You can enjoy stable results even if you're trotting alongside your subject 1
Super LoLux
Low light performance is one of the key factors for quality video. Everio's Super LoLux ensures superior sensitivity to low light. In order to provide this standard definition models offer a large 1/6" high-sensitivity CCD. The result is clear images with precise colors, even in low light
Auto REC
With Auto REC when a subject enters the detecting area, and the luminance changes, recording starts automatically. Recording continues as long as there is movement within the area and automatically stops after 5 seconds of no movement. You can use it like a surveillance camera, or to capture hard to get scenes, like wildlife
Time-Lapse REC
Time-Lapse REC records one frame at a time at set intervals (1-80sec). You can watch an hour's worth of movement in just a short amount of time upon playback
2-Way Grip Belt
This detachable strap is designed to work as a grip belt when shooting and as a hand strap when carrying
Everio MediaBrowser
Everio MediaBrowser software provides file playback, management, and simple sharing functions. To make it easy to find your footage the software's calendar type graphical user interface displays thumbnail images of your recordings, superimposed on the date they were taken
Camera
Sensor 1/6"  CCD
Optics
Lens 2.2 - 85.8 mm
f/1.8 - 4.3
Zoom Optical: 39x
Dynamic (Optical): 45x
Digital: 800x
Filter Size Not Specified By Manufacturer
Recording
System NTSC
Recording Media Internal Flash Memory 8GB 
SD/SDHC Up To 32GB 
Recording Time Internal Flash Memory GB
SD: Ultra: 1 hour, 50 minutes
SD: Norm: 3 hours, 40 minutes
SD: Eco: 9 hours, 50 minutes
SD/SDHC GB
32GB: Ultra Fine: 7 hours, 30 minutes
32GB: Normal: 15 hours
32GB: Economy: 40 hours
Video Format Standard Definition
MPEG2
640 x 480
640 x 360
Still Image Resolution JPEG: 832 x 624
Channels 2.0-Channel Stereo
Display
Display Type LCD
Touchscreen No
Screen Size 2.7"
2nd Display
Projector
Features
Image Stabilization Digital
Built-in Mic Yes
Built-in Speaker Yes
Built-in Light/Flash Light - Yes
Flash - No
Accessory Shoe None
Tripod Mount 1/4"
Input/Output Connectors
Inputs None
Outputs 1x A/V
1x USB 2.0
Microphone Input No
Headphone Jack No
General
System Requirements Windows
  • XP (SP3)
    Vista (SP2)
    7
1
Please Note:

Windows XP SP3: Home Edition/Professional (pre-installed)
Windows Vista SP2: Home Basic/Home Premium (32-bit/64-bit, pre-installed)
Windows 7: Home Premium (32-bit/64-bit, pre-installed)

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Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
Power Adapter 110-240VAC, 50/60HZ
Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.0 x 2.4 x 4.5" / 52.0 x 62.0 x 115.0 mm
Weight .51 lb / 231.33 g
JVC GZ-MS230 Everio S Flash Memory Camera (Black)
  • AC Power Adapter
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack
  • A/V Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Basic User Guide
  • 90-Days Labor & 1-Year Parts Limited Warranty
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