Background and Identification:
The Jazz HDV178 is a small, sleek, rugged camcorder used for everyday recording. It is an inexpensive, simple but powerful camcorder with an SD memory card slot for upgradable memory and a Proprietary Li-Ion battery. It uses the Windows media video format, AVI, as opposed to many which use the Quicktime format. Shooting at 1280x740 pixels with an 8x optical zoom and 2.4 inch LCD panel, this camcorder records at up to 30 frames per second and can even be used for a voice recorder, mp3 player, PC webcam, and Movie playback. It’s light, plastic, cheap feel is quickly forgotten when the true power and user-friendliness of the HDV178 is realized. However, like all devices, it will break eventually.
The JazzHDV178 is similar to the JazzHDV188, but this repair guide may not be and effective tool for repairing the Jazz HDV188. To identify that you have the Jazz HDV178, look on the side of the camcorder on the flip-out screen, and HDV178 is located below the Jazz logo. The writing is small and blends in with the background. If it is unreadable, take off the case on the opposite side of the camcorder, and the device name is by the battery.
Track down a number of hardware problems using the Jazz HDV178 Camcorder Troubleshooting
Here is a link to the troubleshooting page Jazz HDV178 Troubleshooting
The Jazz HDV178 Camcorder has a hi-definition recording media with 5000k pixels. In 'Still Shot Mode' the little camcorder has 11.06 Megapixels. Once a picture has been taken or a video has been recorded, it can be viewed on the camcorder's 2.4 inch LCD screen or transferred to the computer via video cable. Jazz endowed this nifty camcorder with 8x digital zoom, built-in-memory, and HDMI output interfaces.