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Screen says Lens Cap still ON

When you want to record the screen says the lens cap is still on and this stops the camera from recording at all. Cant take still pictures either as there is no display at all as the lens cap sign is preventing my from using the camcorder at all.

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You have a CCD image sensor defect, it can be repaired for free. go to link http://www.jvcservice.com/service/custnoticecamcoder.asp?ReqType=CCD Slect your model, 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.

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2. PRobably there is a small switch that tells the camera that LENSE CAP is on or something dunno

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Im not proffesional or anything :P Wish you luck with better people at this D: .

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