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Failure while recording

I have been told that while recording the camera flashes "video failure" and asks if you want to save what you are recording. After saying yes you have to turn it off and restart it. I have never seen this, it has not done it to me but it happens every time when someone else uses it. This is very annoying as I have people filming our Opry shows and I can't get the whole show on video. I film our church service and also filmed a hour and a half Jazz program for the school and not once did I have this problem. I sure need someone to help me!

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Sounds like it is time for a new camera.

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try to clean the video head using a blank new tape.....just forward or rewind it until the head been clean cause using a head cleaner is damaging the head,the cleaner is so rough that why i cannot recommend of using that...if it still the problem is like rainy picture...the problem is the head it need to be replace but if the cost is to high you think you better buy a new camera....

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since you didn't turn on the sound during the coverage there is no way you can have sound because you have disable the sound but if you did not reduce the sound totaly that is you can hear sound but not too high i will surgest you take it to studio so they can edit it but you let them know that you turn off the sound when you do the coverage so they will let you know if remedy can be done to it.

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Try this. Create a new video (make it a short one) and use the software to save it to a file. It should use the same settings/folder options as it did for the videos you lost. See what that tells you, you may be able to find them that way.

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How to convert .MOD file to mpg, avi, wmv,mp4,flv,mov,mkv and other common video formats?

if you got a JVC camcorder, or Panasonic camcorder or Canon MOD camcorder,you would have problably encountered such issue--- what to do with the MOD/TOD files? And you want to convert the recorded .MOD file type to mpeg, avi, mkv, flv, mp4, wmv or whatever more common, so that you can put them on Youtube, Myspace, Yahoo video, Metacafe? the problem is most major video editing suites seem to unwillingly accept the MOD/TOD format.

Someone successfully made it simply by changing the extension from .mod to mpg, but for most people, they just failed only to find there is no audio after the extension is changed, or the changed one doesn’t allow you to import these files into Windows movie maker, not to mention upload some video to or Facebook. People use different operation system, windows xp, Vista or else. No one wants to say they just want to enjoy the .mod files on camcorder

Stop wasting your time and getting pissed off. There is a very simple program that convert .mod NOT ONLY to mpg but many others like avi, mkv, flv, mp4, wmv, rm, rmvd, mov, dv, mg2 and swf. MOD converter is the one shoot all the trouble. This excellent mod conversion tool is not just a converter but also a video editing tool. From now on, with the MOD converter, you can enjoy your mod video on many media player, even on portable devices like blackberry, Gphone, PSP, Creative Zen,etc.
Things will be easier if you take a moment to finish reading the Step by Step on how to convert .mod to mpg, avi, wmv and others

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How to convert .mod to mpg, avi, wmv and others?

Step1 Turn on your pc. Download and install MOD converter

Click here to download and install it by running iOrgsoftTODconverter.exe

Step 2: Turn on your camcorder and connect it to pc. Import the .MOD file onto PC.

Run MOD converter; select the .MOD file you want to convert by clicking the Add or File button to load MOD info. Click the profile button to define the output video format.

Step 3: click the Edit button to set detailed info for the desired video.

A. Click the Trim button to set the length/range of the video that need to be converted.

You can choose a part of a MOD or the whole one to convert

B. Click the Effect button to tune the saturation, contrast, brightness values and make sure are the one you preferred, preview the change on the screen.

C. Click the Crop button to cut the unnecessary part or black part of the movie.

D. Select .AVI or .MPG and select the directory that you’d like your file stored to.

Step 4: Convert video

After all settings is done. You are ready to start conversion. This step will take you a while to carry out the conversion process, the time vary with different parameters you set.

MOD converter is a package tool, whcih actually includes mod to mpg mod to mp4 mod to avi mod to wmv, mod to 3gp mod to mov mod to ipod mod to iphone mod to psp mod to iriver mod to creative zen mod to apple tv mod to blackberry mod to zune and one more TOD converter

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You may have a CCD image sensor defect. If your unit displays lens cap even when the lens cap is off and there is no display, go to link select your unit modle, then click on Repair Request Link. Fill out the form and print two copies. Ship your unit with a copy of the form to the nearest jvc repair center near you. your repair should be free.

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