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My JVC GR-DA30U camcorder in recording mode does not show an image on the monitor. When your record, it is all black. The symbol flashing is indicating poor light conditions to switch to manual mode so it's as if the camera can tell that there is no light coming through the lens

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This is usually caused by a defective CCD image sensor and can be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a user serviceable problem and will need to be repaired qualified service technician.


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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.

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SOURCE: jvc gr-dx28ek black screen during recording

if u can see the old videos in playback mode those videos when ur camera was ok then it is

BAD CCD !

see the link for free repairs from JVC dont worry if u are out of warranty and not on list just call them PLS RATE ME FIXYA for help

http://www.jvc.co.uk/template.php?page=100102

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SOURCE: JVC Camcorder- Recording Problems

i have a jvc GR.D20EK and am having problems when recording, it plays back but i cannot record it will play recorded tapes can anyone help me. Thanx

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