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Split screen and blurred vertical lines in view finder and LCD

My GR-D72 does not render the scene properly on the LCD monitor or the Viewfinder. All I see is a horizontally split screen with vertical colored lines that will change if I pan. You just can't make out the picture. The picture that is recorded on the tape is just like that seen on the LCD. When I play back a good tape, the picture and sound are normal. This sissue happened suddunly upon powering on after a couple week since the last time used. What could be the issue and how could it be fixed? Thanks for any good information. Elakkis

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Re: Split screen and blurred vertical lines in view...

Elakkis, I am sorry you are having a problem with your JVC camcorder. Your camera more than likely has a defective CCD imager which is being replaced by JVC factory service at no charge because of a problem with the Sony CCD chip being used. Call JVC and arrange to send the camera to them. Hope this helps you! Joe Weibel Custom Electronics (

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