Question about JVC GR-D290 Mini DV Digital Camcorder
I solved the problem! Open the video cassette door. Look closely at the gear mechanism and see if there is any small debris in the gears. If not, using a magnifying glass and a paper clip(must stretch it out and use the tip) gently move each gear(gently). I had my unit ON. Once I moved the gear it became unstuck and ejected Mini DV cassette. I then re-inserted the cassette and it worked. The dreaded SAFEGAURD MODE message was gone and it is as good as new.
Posted on Sep 27, 2008
Hi, Regarding the above fault with my JVC camcorder, I have solved the problem by removing the tape and replacing with a new one. Thanks anyway.
Posted on Apr 06, 2009
SOURCE: jvc gr-dvx9 E04
The mechanism is out of sync, put a tape in and hold it, it wont go in but will try to open don't let it, remove the battery and reattach, let the tape eject, rinse and repeat 3 or 4 times and it will finally accept the tape.
Posted on Jun 12, 2009
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