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JVC DR-MV1S won't turn on.

I've had this for a couple of years and it has worked fine. The other day I went to play a DVD and noticed the display lights were out. When I hit the power button the lights come on for a split second and then go off. I have a bunch of DVD's that I haven't finalized and JVC said I am out of luck unless I can get it fixed or find another one. Any idea what the problem might be?

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    JVC DR-MV1SEK Serial No 139B0615 DVD Video Recorder and Video Cassette Recorder I bought this item about two years ago when it seemed to work ok. Now It switches on for about 20 seconds and the message is loading. The fan then stops and within a few seconds it switches off again. I cannot get the Video cassette out of the unit. I switch it off and repeat the process with the same results.



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I have the sae machine and have been advised that it is a component fault on the power board. I am at the moment trying to get hold of the crcuit diagram to see if I can trace the faulty component I think it may be a faulty capcitor will keep you in touch if I get a diagram.

Posted on Mar 05, 2013

Not sure if this is the same problem but mine would work fine for about 5 minutes then go completely dead, only switching off at the mains would restore power, I seem to have solved this by increasing the size of the heat sink on the power board, i just drilled a hole on the top and added an extra piece of metal, in this case i used the heat sink off an old sinclair spectrum. So far I have had it running for a few hours without it failing.

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The problem is power failure in the untit's system like faulty capacitators....which when they fail will not allow the correct amount of electricity into it's main operating "motherboard" of the dvd and or vcr....if not...try to hold down the power button next time it goes off...for a while and see if it turns off again...and see what happens.

Posted on Jun 04, 2008

  • T Scott Jan 07, 2009

    Continuing...with this ridiculous case...i have figured out that sometimes, this specific appliance is it doesn't always go into and continues forever, its 'loading' seizure. As i have seen from my own one, that after a period of it not being connected to an electrical socket, or used; when i plug it back in, it turns on...and yes there are some 'loading' flashes(which are supposed to happen because JVC designed it to do that so some preset settings can be made, but only for about 1 minuite), but after about 1-2 minutes of its flashing...the unit stops flashing, its blue lights turn off and its goes into standby mode, and you can turn it back on..and use it normally as you would have before it went all faulty. But, in some cases, (whilst playing dvds, having it in standby mode) after going through these steps, somehow...it goes back to its flashing and somehow goes back to standby mode (and can be used normaly again)..hmm...and even sometimes...is un operatable from that random flashing moment onwards, oh well.

    So, finally i recomend if you do want to continue to use this, u can try the cheap way, of turning it off and leaving it to cool down...for a fair period, or the alternative of that is to get it repaired (if its repairs are more than $75-100 dollars AUS then i don't recomend you get it done because, nowadays you can get better quality and reliable vcr recorder/dvd recorder combos of commonly known brands such as PANASONIC and SONY for about $300 AUS at electrical centres such as The Good Guys, DICKSMITH Powerhouse, JB-HIFI..etc). Sorry if i made this a bit long. =)

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It could be static unplug everything including scart leads and move it away from it's sitting place for 24 hrs. it worked on mine as i was going to bin it

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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switch the unit off at the plug and back on again.hey presto it opens again

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ok, this same problem happened to many other jvc dr-xxxx s, i think the only answer to this would be to get it serviced or just chuck it out. the cause for the annoying "loading" blinking light is a blown out capacitator, inside the machine itself i recomend u to not try to fix it d.i.y.

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SOURCE: JVC DR-MV1S DVD Recorder / VCR... Problem

if you can actually reset the dvd/vcr recorder try the dvd menu...it should be under one of it's submenus

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Mine says it is a region 4 DVD player, but yours could be different. But referring to mine, i have played DVDs from overseas, e.g USA and KOREA with no problem. Its a fantastic piece of equipment, the JVC DR-MV1S. =)

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SOURCE: I need a user manual for JVC DVD RECORD/VCR COMBO Model DR-MV1S

I got mine on-line, though I've forgotten where. Do a search using "JVC DR-MV1 manual". If all else fails, I could send you a copy, The pdf size is 8196 kb.

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