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Date and time etc

The date and time have to be set everytime I turn the camera on. The light does not work and the remote does not work. I have replaced the remote battery. This camera has just returned from JVC where other faults were fixed.

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  • Chris Rowe Nov 21, 2006

    Sandrew,
    thanks for your reply. As I said I have replaced the cr2025 battery in the remote. Is there an internal battery in the camera and if so how do I access it.
    Thanks Chris Rowe

  • Chris Rowe Nov 22, 2006

    Hi Yes that is the problem. As I said I have just received this camera back from JVC and one of this was one of several problems. The light remote and clock still don't work. if I take it apart the warranty is void but sending it back to the supplier and JVC means another two months. Very frustrating. I am looking for a new camera now any recommendations?

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The CR2025 Lithium battery, holds the date and time in it's memory and is neccassary for the remote control to work. The CR2025 Type Lithium battery needs replacing. That should sort it. Please rate this solution

Posted on Nov 21, 2006

  • andrew pester
    andrew pester Nov 22, 2006

    Apologies, yes there is an internal clock battery, but where it is i do not know, normally it tells you in the manual, but in this camera's case it says refer to a JVC dealer.

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