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Camera is a JVC GR-DF470 Video Camera. Problem is UNIT IN SAFEGUARD MODE EJECT AND REINSERT TAPE ERROR 03. I have done this and problem still remains.

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Same problem, same camera. Interestingly, it happened after two years and coincidentally when I changed to a different brand of tape (TDK) after using Sony and JVC tapes.

Solution (as suggested on some other web site) is to eject and then manually wind the tape a couple of turns. This can be done by sticking one flat blade screwdriver in the tape locking tab (bottom middle of case) and using another to manually wind the tape reel. Re-insert the tape and there should be no error code and all should work fine.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 31, 2008

I have the same model of camera and the same problem has occurred after two years of use. I am not sure why it happens but checking on other web sites, it may have to do with tape tension and the brand of tape. Up to now, I was using Sony and JVC tapes which worked fine but a recent purchase of TDK tapes seems to have caused this problem.

My fix was to take the tape out and then manually wind the tape a couple of turns by inserting one flat blade screwdriver in the tape lock tab (bottom middle of tape case) and using another to wind the tape. This appeared to fix the tape tension and after loading it back in, the tape and the camera worked fine.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 31, 2008

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