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Damage due to reversed polarity

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The battery pack for my JVC handycam model is already obsolete (you can't find one in any shops) that's why I improvised a power supply for it.

I used a 7.2V battery pack (same specifications with the original one) but unfortunately I connected it to the handycam in reverse polarity.

The handycam won't turn on. I read several articles about damage due to reversed polarity, and they mentioned about a diode-fuse mechanism that prevents total damage to the equipment. Is there any way I can repair it?

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L thought the diode was to prevent the damage, not to repair it

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Hello unless you know something about electronics of course you may repair it ...this kind of equipment are so sophisticated take extremely care....i think it would be better to get a estimated cost.......saludos

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