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Eo4 error code

I am having problems with my JVC GR-SXM920 I get the EO4 error code and it says to remove and replace battery which I have done several times. The main battery is fully charged and I replaced the Lithium battery. The eye piece will not work but the lcd viewer will the focus does work for about 30 seconds. The camera is about 6 years old and has about 15 hours of total use on it any help would be appreciated Thanks Rick

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Re: eo4 error code

HI SIR the fault is caused either by the take up or supply reel in the camera they are not rotating when the tape is inserted.maybe A defective tape or hung reel brake can cause this issue.or maybe a bad loosen guide of the tape path is lame , Try replacing the tape, if this does not resolve the problem you may need to seek professional service to have the reels checked. thanx and plz try to rate and remember i am here just to help u thx

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· Tap o the side to fix your problems
-only, only, only use the more expensive JVC tapes. They keep their tension far better than cheaper brands. Also, they won't rub off their oxide coatings on the heads as easily, avoiding the 'clogging' of the heads (which thereby requires constant cleaning-further damaging the heads).
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