Having problems with your JVC Digital Cameras ?

Model GR-DVL320EA,I brought a head cleaning tape,camera refuses to play tape & flashes UNIT IN SAFEGUARD MODE

Answers :

Hi Donna.

The camcorder goes in safeguard mode when an internal fault is being detected.

This is often caused b a defective tape.

Ensure that the battery pack is fully charged and test using a different tape.

If the problem is only with cleaning tape, that is normal. The JVC camcorder will see the cassette as faulty and goes on safeguard.

On JVC you have to use JVC cleaning cassette: JVC DCL-5AU Digital "S" Head-Cleaning Cassette - for Digita DCL5AU
Safeguard mode is an indication that the tape path has a problem. This mode will stop all functions so that a tape won't get damaged. This can be caused by a bad motor, a broken gear or any number of other things. Without seeing the camera, it is near impossible to determine the exact cause. Your best bet is to get a detailed repair estimate from a local servicer. Post the information here and we may be able to guide you through the actual repair.
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