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Blank sreen lcd/view finder blank screen, lens cap is off, camera switched on

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Posted on Jul 15, 2009


My camera got the same problem but i'm reading this comment , and i understand that JVC only repair for free until 12-31-07 that's redicilous because my camera is defect since januari 2008
I'm living in the Netherlands and repair is expensive here , you can better buy a new camera because repair is more expensive then buy a new one

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Apparently this same problem exists on many different models. I have a JVC grd72u. I called JVC @ 800-252-5722. I selected the "Corrective Action Program" prompt from the automated attendent. I spoke to a customer service rep. They are aware of the problem and are fixing it for free, but only until 12/31/07. I suggest you call ASAP and get your name in the computer. If the problem is something besides the CCD sensor, they will call you with the estimate to repair.

Posted on Dec 28, 2007

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