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Scrambled LCD Screen

The LCD and Viewfinder appear to be black until held to a bright light then you can kinda see. Image appears blurry or distorted. it will go back to being a good picture but alas it returns to bad picture. It will record this way too if you see a bad pic on LCD then it records bad pic too. If a good pic then it records good.

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  • chrisgeeo Dec 19, 2008

    It is a GR-SXM260U

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I think its problem of bad ccd imager or some any connector is lose in your camera.
Let me know exact model number to help you more.

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics Dec 19, 2008

    JVC announced free of cost repair for GR-SMX260US model camera for CCD problem.

    You can have details by clicking JVC CCD Program on JVC Support.

    Good luck.


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