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(I've used it before)My Video Camera won't come on.

I turn it on and the batteries in and fully charged but it's not working. I don't nkow why because I just used it about a week ago. There is no visual problems with it.I'd like to use it on my vacation but with it in this condition, I don'think I'll be able to So if you could please post a solution as soon as possible.

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SOURCE: Communication error?!

I'm betting you bought an aftermarket battery and not an original JVC battery. The error message you are getting is caused by the camcorder not being able to read the charge sensor in the battery. Some of the aftermarket batteries neglect to put that sensor in the battery, or have a sensor which does not match the OEM sensor in a factory battery. Try an original JVC battery. Is this solution answered your question bu sure to rate it. Thanks!

Posted on Oct 23, 2008

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SOURCE: new BN-V428U battery


Now a days in LITHIUM BATTERIES are used no memory effect

always charge battery for 16 hours when first use new

never keep ur battery fully discharged for long time when u store ur camera always keep it half charged or fully charged when storing for longer period

it is good to fully discharge once in a month but dont make it ur habit

pls rate me FIXYA for help

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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SOURCE: power problems / won't run with power cord-battery

it seems you have a dud battery. you can get cheep ones on ebay . and having spare batteries is always good.
you may wish to check if your battery has a charge if you know some one with a mulitmeter .
see if you camera turns on with a mains power adapter if you have one

Posted on May 04, 2009

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SOURCE: battery power problem

Even though the camera shows that the battery is charged it could still be that the battery is faulty. If you don't want the needless expense of buying a new battery just to find the fault is with the camera after all, try rigging up a test circuit with a piece of wire and a low voltage light bulb from a torch or fairy lights. If the bulb lights up then the battery should be OK. (Make sure the bulb works with another normal 9v battery you know is good.)

I just tried this with my camera battery and an old dud battery I had to scrap and the bulb lights up with the good battery as expected.

Posted on Sep 22, 2009

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pls rate me FIXYA for help

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