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Jvc video camera switch on and the screen tells you the lens cover is on


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This message comes in two cases, either CCD Imager is defective and not providing Video Signal to camera circuit or lens cover is on in actual. If lens cover is off and error message still comes, means CCD Imager is bad and needs to be replaced. Please click JVC Customer Notification page for CCD Issue for details. Hope this info will help you.
If your camcorder is still under warranty, send it before it's to late.\015\012There is some kind of wide spread problem with the CCD Assembly on this\015\012line of JVC products. In particular with the GR-DxxU line.

From\015\012what I have read in the internet, the CCD Assembly is a Sony part and\015\012can be purchased for about $50. If you are handy with electronics, you\015\012could give it a go. This repair if successful, will probably not last\015\012for to long either.

I have the same problem with this camera and\015\012it's a shame that JVC is not doing anything about it. I read somewhere\015\012that there is a pending class action law suit against JVC on this line\015\012of products.

Sony has also released a statement with one of\015\012their camcorders, that they will fix the problem at no charge. Can't\015\012remember the link but it's on this site.

Hope this helps,
A. L.
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