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Whem i put my camera on camera mode i have no picture the screen display only say ?lens cover. what shold i do ?

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  • marc1968 Aug 13, 2008

    No picture on lcd display or camera. Able to record sound but no video. Cam was not damaged physically. Charged the battery, changed the various options in menu, reset the cam. Still no display.

  • gigs95 Aug 27, 2008

    Having the same problem...any solutions?

  • Anonymous Nov 24, 2008

    i have the same problem with my jvc gr-d30u and i havent use it much,can any body help

  • Anonymous Nov 24, 2008

    my jvc grd-30u camcorder shows a lens cover error even with the cover off can anybody help me thanks

  • Anonymous Nov 24, 2008

    my jvc grd-30u camcorder shows a lens cap error even when the cap is on


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