Just returned from a trip to New York where I filmed our friends wedding day. Just played it back and there is no sound but the picture is perfect. Does anybody have any ideas? Would really like to get this working as I wanted to put it on DVD for them and several people want copies! Any help/advise would be appreciated.
My jvc grdx27ek camcorder won't load cassettes. each time it says error E04 and asks to eject and load tape again. It also has habit of showing that lens cap is on when its not..........itsssssss infuriating that a fairly new but out of warranty product should behave in this was.....sounds like built-in obsolecence.....? Can anyone helllppppp me here?
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two ways, buy a mini dv cleaning cassette, two if you do not have one, put the cam in play mode, hit play, than fast forward button for a min, the tape going fast sometimes cleans the head. not just fast forward but play, than ff so the tape is hitting the head, other than that, the cam has to be taken apart and the heads cleaned with the proper cleaning solution and PROPER brush as not to hurt the fragile heads
The most likely cause for this is a damaged or defective flexible ribbon cable that connects the LCD to the camera body and can be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a user serviceable problem and will need to be repaired by a qualified service technician.
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My camera did the same....it turned out to be a sticking zoom switch. With the camera turned OFF... move the zoom button ON TOP ( above the view finder) of the camera to the left and right about 20 or 30 times... then turn the camera on and try it.... very simple... but it worked for me :o)
Did it work before? If so then it sounds like the focus motor/screw jack has failed and needs replacing. With some JVCs you can replace the whole lens system and a new one will re-calibrate itself, but I'd have to check on this model.
you need to take the covers off to reveal the chassis there is a part in the corner that is taller then the rest of the parts it has two solder posts on it, its called the capstan motor, you need to apply power to the posts and the tape will come out but be careful when taking the tape out because the ribbon wont go back into the tape.
Hi, i had the same problem and was suggested i visited the JVC website, this could be the manufacturers error reported on their web site. Failure of the CCD image sensor. Check JVC UK web site, support centre, if your camcorder has the problems listed, until 01/10/07 they will cover repairs. Mine now works ok. Hope this helps