Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?


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When an error
indication appears, the camcorder turns off
automatically. Remove the power supply
(battery, etc.) and wait a few minutes for the
indication to clear. When it does, you can
resume using the camcorder. If the indication
remains, consult your nearest JVC dealer.

LENS CAP ERROR APPEARS WHEN LENS CAP IS ON OR IF ITS DARK, ctry changing settings as well/ or modes on camera
\015\012You will have to send it to repair.\015\012Did you drop it anytime?this problem is just the CCD circuit.This is the only way to fix it up.
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