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My GL2 only works when I turn it on to playback mode. When I try to turn the camera on in camera mode, it doesn't work. What could the problem be?

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There is a simple solution to that... You see under the 'card-tape' switch? There's the red button for recording... attached to that button the is a switch that says 'tandby or lock'.... if you have it in 'lock' it will not let you go to record mode, you have to change it back to 'standby' and that should solve your problem.... Anymore question just e-mail me at Jacob.Bahling@Live.com and I was wondering if you had a copy of the installation CD I can buy or have.... or maybe you could tell me where to get it? Thanks.

Posted on Oct 27, 2009

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You've probably got your camera in Lock mode. Make sure the switch by the record button on the side is pointing to Standby and not Lock.

Posted on Oct 04, 2009

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I loaned my camera to someone. Now the viewfinder is black, however it is recording. I just can't see what I am recording.

It is set to read a tape, It is set to standby.

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