Question about JVC GY-DV5000U Mini DV Digital Camcorder

1 Answer

Video heads clogged - don't get cleaned with cleaning cassette

I have a JVC GY DV5000U camera with LOW hours on it. The video heads are clogged raising the warning to clean them. When I do, the camera shoots for about 15 to 30 seconds, then the heads get clogged again.

What's up with this? Any recommendations?

Thanks in advance for your help

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 3 Answers

This needs to be solved at the shop if your product is under warranty.
ESLE
If you are adept at opening gadgets do this
Get a bottle carbon tetra chloride
Dip an end of ear buds and clean the heads without touching any plastic parts. Carbon tetra choloride dissolves plastic. The head look like a small "_" on the cylinder. There will be 2 of them
Babdi

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Disable the blue "No signal" screen from showing up?


There is no Blue screen disable option on the camera.
Since the blue screen caused by the video heads, try to clean it up by running a cleaning cassette.
The cleaning cassette helps only for minor clogs of the Drum(video heads)

Jan 18, 2015 | Sony Handycam CCD-TRV608 Camcorder

1 Answer

Hi when i press record bottom my jvc camera says use cleaning cassette


The notice is saying that you have a dirty video head. If this display was not programmed into your camera you would have gone ahead and recorded an event only to find out later that you have a fuzzy of snowy result.If you do not have a cleaning cassette try playing a previously recorded clean cassette or even a brand new blank cassette for about 10 to 15 minutes. Playing a clean cassette has a slight cleaning action provided it has no fungus or dirt on it itself.
Mind you even a damaged or worn out head will give you the same notice - Use cleaning cassette !!.

Apr 22, 2011 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Lines on my JVC mini dv recorder


Please use Mini DV Video head cleaning cassette as it seems video head is dirty / clogged in camera.

Oct 24, 2008 | JVC GR-D295U Mini DV Digital Camcorder

1 Answer

Casette


You could have one of several problems. The cleaning message comes up when the camcorder cannot read the signal from the tape properly. This can be caused by:
1) A dirty video head
2) the tape guides being out of alignment
3) A worn or broken video head
If a cleaning cassette head does not help, you will need a tech to look at it.

Oct 18, 2008 | JVC GR-D90U Camcorder

1 Answer

Head cleaning required


i have the JVC MiniDV Digital Video Cleaning Cassette. I began having trouble when I was shooting DV24P and when I went to playback I noted audio dropouts. I'm using SONY Premium DVM60 tapes. I began having Head Cleaning Required message. I have ran the Cleaning Cassette and the message disappears, but even trying a brand new tape, switching to DV playback i get the error message. Luckily, the shoot i was on the master audio was being captured by a secondary device and we were able to simply use the video from my camera. Since then, I was able to play & capture both the video & audio previously recorded in HDV30P and I didnt receive an error message. Now though I cannot record any DV audio without dropouts. When I tested just moments ago, I was able to record HDV and both video & audio were clean, but during playback I still received the Head Cleaning message. Is the record head different from the playback head? Can you manually clean the heads by removing the plastic door cover with a lintfree cotton swab and rubbing alcohol (obviously disconnecting and removing all power & powering off prior to cleaning), the same way any previous machine heads were cleaned in our stations? I think I may have got a batch of bad tapes that may have gunked up one of the heads some where and its getting missed by the cleaning tape. Is is possible that the head has been scratched, and will require replacement. If yes, is there any way to look at the head and detect this?

May 31, 2008 | JVC GY-HD100 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

2 Answers

Not recording


What camera are we talking about here? Have you tried resetting the camera?

J. DeRuvo
Digital Camcorder HQ

Dec 04, 2007 | Video Cameras

1 Answer

Jvc gr-dv500u


Dirty video head! Playback newly opened blank tape for five minutes, after that eject, reinsert, playback then eject again five times, these will serve as your video head cleaner, never use "video head cleaning cassette tape" for it will only damage your camera. Most camera has built in video head cleaner installed inside and activates only when you insert, initial play/rec, and ejects a tape. If the problem is still there you need pro fix then.[:0)

Sep 27, 2007 | JVC GR-D290 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

1 Answer

"No DV Input"


get a head and path wet cleaning and reset and recheck again

Oct 27, 2006 | JVC GY-DV5000U Mini DV Digital Camcorder

1 Answer

Noise block doring playback of D-VHS tapes


* Do not record program in DVHS mode on an S-VHS cassette. Use of S-VHS cassettes will not allow for maximum performance and may result in head clogging. Use only D-VHS cassettes as recommended in the instruction manual on page 27. * Make sure that the DIGITAL 3-DNR lamp is ON when playing back a cassette recorded in D-VHS mode. If not press DIGITAL 3-DNR so that the DIGITAL 3-DNR indicator illuminates. * When block noise appears on the TV screen, clean the video heads with the DFC-2 D-VHS Head Cleaning Cassette (continue up to 3 minutes total). Please refrain from using any other head cleaning cassettes as drum damage may result.

Sep 05, 2005 | JVC Cybercam GR-D200US Mini DV Digital...

Not finding what you are looking for?
JVC GY-DV5000U Mini DV Digital Camcorder Logo

Related Topics:

180 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top JVC Video Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Larry Stiles
Larry Stiles

Level 2 Expert

287 Answers

Steven Wander
Steven Wander

Level 3 Expert

579 Answers

Are you a JVC Video Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...