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Jvc camcorder gr-ax700u

Everything is fine, except viewfinder is blank

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  • redrooster Jun 12, 2008

    is that it ? no schematic to see where loose connector is! or what settings? shouldnt the viewfinder just be on, like every other camera when you turn it on?hows about a bit of detail instead of stateing the bleeding take off sidepanel,locate blue connector next to ect.....thanks for nothing so far



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It is either a loose connector or a wrong setting.

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  • Ekse Jun 12, 2008

    if you have warranty I would recommend you contact your dealer first, to get it repaired for free.

    I do not own a service manual for your device, But I've located possible usefull documents for sale

    The closest manual for your device available from JVC is a brother model 710

    at this address

    IF you try connecting the camcorder into your television do you get image on your tv? this would suggest that indeed there is a problem with the viewfinder and most likely a wire is cut or loose.

    If you have warranty please use it instead of trying to fix it yourself. On the other hand if you don't have warranty anymore we need to get you a service manual so you can get inside the camera without accidentally breaking anything on the process.

    By the way I didn't get a email message about your new message, I was just scrolling thought the problems and found that you had posted a comment, sorry for the delay.

  • Ekse Jun 12, 2008

    at this time I haven't been able to locate a public service manual for your product.

    You might be able to get one in your hands by contacting jvc support from this webpage form

    you can find a service center from

    please let me know if you have any further questions or anything else about this problem.

    The fact is, this seems to be a older product and locateing a service manual is very difficult if not impossible. I can contact JVC if you wish about this, or would you prefer todo it yourself?

  • Ekse Jun 12, 2008

    I have located a service manual and replacement parts for your product, you will not like the price thought.

    have a look there.

  • Ekse Jun 12, 2008

    here is a direct link to the service manual, also found on the list of parts

  • Ekse Jun 12, 2008

    Bad luck mate, the site has gone down for maintenance it seems, I hope it comes available again later. The manual is there the price was around 54usd.

    let me know if you need anything else. the service manual is pretty strate forward and has instructions on how to take it apart - check the wireing.

    let me know if you have any questions.


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What is ur problem...?

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