Having problems with your JVC Digital Cameras ?

JVC GZ-MG330HEK When connecting a data battery and switching on, camera powers up but then displays 'Communicating Error' with graphics indicating that it's a communicating error with the battery that's the problem. Have tried other batteries, all with same result, presumably meaning that the problem is in the camera. Any ideas?


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Hi,

Just found a workaround for the "cheap battery" problem. The problem is\015\012that there is some circuitry in the more expensive JVC batteries that\015\012the generics don't have. When this isn't detected by the camcorder, it\015\012won't function. It's a neat trick to make you buy the proprietary\015\012battery. Also suspecting that with the JVC battery, if the circuitry\015\012gets fried for some reason, the battery will no longer work.

Well,\015\012the generic battery has a plug in the back of it so you can\015\012charge it with the JVC factory supplied charger. There is also a\015\012jumper cord supplied with the camcorder. Plug this in the back of your\015\012cheap battery, plug the other end into your DC port on your camera. Downsides are that you have a short cord\015\012between the battery and camcorder and the battery indicator won't work\015\012so you'll need a spare.

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