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Tape stuck in JVC HD100/101 - JVC Digital Cameras


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Remove the Philip head screws from the top, sides and/or back to reveal the innards. You should have enough room to pull back the small tensioner pulley and sort out the tangle. Do not remove or reroute the tape from the heads or it may jam again causing more damage. Now hit eject and try to help the tape out if need be (watch the finger tips) but don't touch the heads at all. Doing so will get dirt and grease on them making your tapes stick more often and others read poorly. You can use 99% USP rubbing alcohol to clean them using either a glasses cloth (has to be microfiber) or q-tips.
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Tape stuck in JVC HD100/101 - JVC Digital Cameras


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I Have a jvc digital video camera Gr-DVL1020 and i am triing to download the video tapes on to the computer but it will only do the still images. Is that all it can do? Can you not put the movies on too?


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I have a jvc gr-d40 digital video camera. I have mislaid my installation software and recently upgraded my computer to windows vista 64 bit O/S. Would your software allow me to find the appropriate drivers to transfer my video tapes to my computer. I hope you can help. Mr S Marshall


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