JVC GR-SXM38U S-VHS-C Video Camcorder with a 2.5" LCD Screen, 25x Optical

Item # JVCGRSXM38 (Part # GRSXM38US)
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The GR-SXM38 features a compact stylish design. The 25x's optical zoom, 2.5" LCD and built-in auto-light makes this SVHS-C camcorder really stand out. The JVC GR-SXM38U boasts three recording modes: It uses Super VHS recording to deliver up to 60% better resolution than our standard models for better quality home movies. For quality and economy, the Super VHS ET mode lets you take those high resolution videos using any VHS-C tape. For compatibility with any VHS video recorder, standard VHS is also available. A 2.5" LCD view screen allows the camera to be operated from any angle, for maximum comfort. The picture stabilizer gets rid of annoying picture shake. The 1000X digital zoom makes sure you don't miss any of the action. A built-in light improves the picture in night time situations. When you are done recording, the tapes play back & and can be shared in any VHS video recorder using the provided VHS-C Playpak.


  • Super VHS and "Super VHS ET"
  • 320k pixel CCD
  • 25x Optical Zoom
  • 1000x Digital Hyper Zoom
  • Super VHS and Super VHS ET Recording
  • Digital Picture Improvement Technology
  • Super High-Band Processor
  • Picture Stabilizer
  • Digital TBC (Time Base Corrector)
  • Digital CNR (Chroma Noise Reduction)
  • 108 Combinations of Digital Special Effects (11x) and Scene Transitions (10x)
  • Auto Illumi. Light
  • Multi-Language Instant Titles (4 Languages)
  • Manual Focus
  • Flying Erase Head
  • Built-in Battery Charger
  • Easy VHS DECK Playback included


Format: VHS-C
Flying Erase Head: Yes 
CCD: 1/6"
No. of CCD Pixels: 320k
Full Range AF/Manual Focus: Yes/Yes 
Lens Zoom Ratio (Optical): 20x
Zoom Ratio Digital (max.): 800x
Focal Length (mm): 2.2 - 44.0
F Stop: F1.8 - F3.0
Filter Diameter (mm): 30.5
Digital TBC/Digital CNR: Yes/Yes
Super High Brand Processer: Yes
Picture Stabilizer: Yes 
LCD Color Monitor: 2.5" (112k pixels)
Viewfinder: B/W 
Program AE: Yes
Digital Effects: Yes
Digital Wipes/Fades: Yes/Yes
Instant Titles 4 Languages: (Eng. / Spa. / Fre. / Por.)
Auto Illumi. Light: Yes 
S-Video Output/AV Output: Yes/Yes
Approx. Weight: 1.70 lb / g 770
Dimensions: 3-1/4" (W) x 4-15/16" (H) x 8-9/16" (D) / 81mm x 125mm x 216mm

GR-SXM38U S-VHS-C / VHS-ET Video Camcorder
Cassette Adapter
AC Adapter
Battery Pack (BN-V10)
Shoulder Strap
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