From the Manufacturer
The GR-SXM260 is a new compact stylish design. This newly designed SVHS-C model features a 2.5" LCD and built-in auotlight.The JVC GR-SXM260U 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 700X zoom makes sure you don't miss any of the action. A built-in light improves the picture in night time situations. Endurance Shooting allows up to two hours recording time with the provided battery pack. 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" Technology for +60% Better Picture Quality
- 2.5" high resolution 270 degree rotating LCD Color monitor
- Digital Picture Improvement Technology- Super High-Band Processor, Picture Stabilizer, Digital TBC (Time Base Corrector) and Digital CNR (Chroma Noise Reduction)
- 700X Variable Speed Digital Hyper Zoom
- Integrated Auto Video Light
- Electronic viewfinder with black/white 0.5" CRT
The S-VHS-C format (the "S" stands for super) is a higher resolution version of VHS-C (400 lines as opposed to 240 lines for VHS-C) and can only be viewed through an S-video connection. VHS-C tapes offer some of the shortest recording times (40 minutes) and lowest video resolution of analog formats). S-VHS-C tapes have a maximum recording time of two hours.
With powerful 25x optical zoom as well as 1000x digital zoom, this slim and stylish camcorder gives you a further range to expand your video experience. Zoom in tigh from a distance, and you'll see your target as if it's right in front of you.