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Cannot get tape recorded from JVC GY-DV500U to play back on any other deck. It will play back on this camera and I suspect a tape speed difference, but I don't know how to change it on camera. I recently had this camera worked on by JVC repair center for eating tapes. This fixed that problem but now have this issue. They replaced a small plastic gear and a circuit board. They have not answered my email concerning this issue.


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This situation is usually caused by a slight misalignment of the recording head. When this happens, the recorder will record, but the tapes can only be replayed in that recorder. I would keep complaining to them, as repair for this could run a few bucks.
\015\012Unfortunately, this adjustment isn't easy, but you can google the process, i.e. "aligning a JVC xxx
\015\012tape head", and will find articles related to the process.
\015\012Wish there were an easier answer, and there's a slight possibility that the deck alignment is off, or some other part when the unit was reassembled, but that's hard to spot.
\015\012Get a reply from JVC...that would be the less expensive route.
\015\012Good luck, and hope this helps.
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