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Lens cap not on

When i turn the camera on it reads lens cap on, when the cap is off.

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  • rodgriff Aug 01, 2008

    I have exactly that, it says the lens cap is on and it's not.  Most times it suddenly starts working with no obvious reason why.
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No Prob...I had the same problem with my GR-D72U. There is a defect in the CCD image sensor. JVC will fix it for FREE! All it will cost you is shipping it to them. Go to http://www.jvcservice.com/service/CustNoticeCamcorder.asp?PgReq=DspDtaDtl&MdlNbr=GR-D72US&Pgm=CCD , download the rapair request... Send it off to your nearest service center and they ship it back all fixed up in less than a week. I must tell you though, you ONLY have until Dec. 31 2008 to do this. Not only did they fix mine, they cleaned the heads but also buffed out a scratch. After you get yours fixed, post as many helps as you can to others.

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I had the same problem. There is a part that is made by sony, aparantly, and it is faulty and is covered under warranty. I am told the warranty does not run out. So I suggest you contact your nearest JVC repairer.

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