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VTR warning hard

The camcorder wont record or play back tapes

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SOURCE: Hi8 playback problem

your guides have come loose , probably - the digital sound will be next to go because the bottom edge of your tapes are being folded - open the cassette tape lid by pressing the small pin near one hinge and gently lifting the door - if there are any creases ? get the guides aligned ! to protect your library ; ( if there are no creases , try a sony d8 cleaning tape - once ! before getting a repair quote ) ;

Posted on Jul 29, 2007

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SOURCE: camcorder says lens cap is on when its not

the possible problem is the ccd image sensor....log on to the jvc costumer service may be the model of your camera is one of the recall product...due to the production error of the imager...

Posted on Aug 26, 2007

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SOURCE: GR-D72 Mini DV Digital Camcorder makes clicking sound when tape running

the clicking is from the capstain turning the tape -- and perhaps the metal cage holding the tape.. if it is bent then the movement of the capstain may be pushing it in an eccentric fashion.

send it in for repair.

Posted on Dec 21, 2007

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SOURCE: camcorder says lens cap is on when its not

No Prob...I had the same problem with my GR-D72U. There is a defect in the CCD image sensor. JVC will fix it for FREE! All it will cost you is shipping it to them. Go to http://www.jvcservice.com/service/CustNoticeCamcorder.asp?PgReq=DspDtaDtl&MdlNbr=GR-D72US&Pgm=CCD , download the rapair request... Send it off to your nearest service center and they ship it back all fixed up in less than a week. I must tell you though, you ONLY have until Dec. 31 2008 to do this. Not only did they fix mine, they cleaned the heads but also buffed out a scratch. After you get yours fixed, post as many helps as you can to others.

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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SOURCE: Mode for playback of older 8mm tapes using Sony DCR-TRV730 ?

In 1990s Sony camcorder records movie in analog format so playing in digital camcorder like DCR-TRV730 doesn't mean it will be converted in digital format and you can not import file in PC for editing purpose. You will get analog signal while playing back old cassettes.

Regarding SP, LP speed, its decided at time of recording. Camera sens SP or LP automatically in playback and set itself accordingly.

If you want to convert old cassettes into digital format, connect our camcorder to DVD recorder and burn DVD which is digital format, copy DVD files in to PC and do desired editing.

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

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SOURCE: my jvc gr d750u camcorder seems to chew tapes

QUE PROGRAMA O SOFWARD DDEBO USAR PARA BAJAR MIS VIDEOS A LA COMPUTADORA ??

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Hi. I have an old Sony ccd-TRV46E camcorder. I cannot play back tapes on the camcorder. If I ffwd or rew, I can see recording on screen but I cannot view recording in normal play mode.


Your video head is dirty and so the pictures are seen with noise while it is fast forwarded or rewound.
You need to remove the tape door cover and carefully clean the head tips using a good spray on the tips head, DO NOT TOUCH OR USE ANY HARD MATERIAL. Using a head spray or a head cleaner you can use a paper softly along the head not to press hard but to wipe off the ferrite or fungus clogged on the head.
warning : the head is delicate and a wrong wipe can damage it. there are tiny slots on the head at the bottom where the tips are seen.

Mar 29, 2011 | Sony Handycam CCD-TRV46 Camcorder

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When recording it shows that it is recording but we can't see anything. If we play back what we think we might have recorded we can only hear the sound but not see anything.


Follow the steps below to troubleshoot this issue.

IMPORTANT: If additional model-specific instructions are needed to perform any of the steps below, refer to the operating instructions of the camcorder. The instruction manual is available in the Manuals/Specs/Warranty section of the Sony eSupport Web site.
  1. Ensure a fully-charged battery is inserted or connect the AC power adapter.
  2. Turn the camera on to the VTR or PLAYBACK mode.
  3. Insert a cassette tape with recorded video into the camcorder.
  4. Ensure the cassette tape is rewound to the beginning of the video recording.
  5. Begin playing the cassette tape.
  6. If your camcorder has an LCD screen, try adjusting the brightness or contrast.
  7. If there is still no picture on the LCD or viewfinder, reset the camcorder to factory specifications

Aug 15, 2009 | Sony Handycam DCR-TRV118 Camcorder

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Mini DV Tapes are not playing back. Nothing but blue screen when I try to view tape...no time code...nothing. Recently recorded footage plays back fine though?????


If recently recorded plays back ok, and there's no warning about low rf or head clogging problems,it seems to be electronic problem in vtr board,but usually is head problem,which is not so expensive.

Jul 30, 2009 | Panasonic AG-HVX200 Mini DV Digital...

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Tape Wont Play


My advice is that you should by a cleaning cassette. Put this in the camera and run it for 10 to 20 seconds only. running the cleaning cassette for a long time may damage the head.
good luck!
Luwangula

May 10, 2009 | Sony Handycam CCD-TRV58 Camcorder

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Sony trv87


Although the battery shows it takes a charge and the camera will run in playbackmode (VTR) I found if I remove the battery and run on AC the camera turns on and now I can record with it. The battery must be the problem.

Jan 25, 2009 | Sony Handycam CCD-TRV87 Camcorder

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Mode for playback of older 8mm tapes using Sony DCR-TRV730 ?


In 1990s Sony camcorder records movie in analog format so playing in digital camcorder like DCR-TRV730 doesn't mean it will be converted in digital format and you can not import file in PC for editing purpose. You will get analog signal while playing back old cassettes.

Regarding SP, LP speed, its decided at time of recording. Camera sens SP or LP automatically in playback and set itself accordingly.

If you want to convert old cassettes into digital format, connect our camcorder to DVD recorder and burn DVD which is digital format, copy DVD files in to PC and do desired editing.

Nov 24, 2008 | Sony Handycam DCR-TRV730 Digital Camcorder

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Sony TRV 245E


I wanna know its model number, is it DCR-TRV245E or some thing else..?

Aug 16, 2008 | Sony Handycam CCD-TR818 Camcorder

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Wont record or playback tapes


There you go. Thats a good way to get the problem solved.

Aug 08, 2008 | Sony Dvcam DSR-PD170 DV Digital Camcorder

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Sony Handycam Model CCD-V801 does NOt Play


Hai, Check with previous recorded tape, If it is not playing. Clean video head with head cleaning cassatte. Before that please check is it going to VTR mode & also is it takes play indication. Then check with pre-recorded cassatte. thank you best of luck udupi

Mar 13, 2007 | Sony Handycam CCD-TRV81 Camcorder

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