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I have a JVC GY-DV5000 camera and two faults have developed. On occasion tapes get caught in the eject mechanism and end up sideways, these have to be forcibly removed. I also sporadically get a warning to clean the heads but am getting drop out even after a head cleaner has been through the camera.

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i have exactly the same problem. when i try to use the camera i get blank screen. i have try to reset but nothing.

Posted on Jan 16, 2008

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Seems like you might need to reset the camera. Try this,
Remove
1.0 Any connection from electrical point/PC.
2.0 Remove the battery

Leave your camera for at least 5 min.

Try to restart again....

Posted on Apr 11, 2008

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How is picture result in your digital handycam?
It would be nice to provide exact model number to understand the problem in camera.

Posted on Sep 16, 2008

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i have the JVC MiniDV Digital Video Cleaning Cassette. I began having trouble when I was shooting DV24P and when I went to playback I noted audio dropouts. I'm using SONY Premium DVM60 tapes. I began having Head Cleaning Required message. I have ran the Cleaning Cassette and the message disappears, but even trying a brand new tape, switching to DV playback i get the error message. Luckily, the shoot i was on the master audio was being captured by a secondary device and we were able to simply use the video from my camera. Since then, I was able to play & capture both the video & audio previously recorded in HDV30P and I didnt receive an error message. Now though I cannot record any DV audio without dropouts. When I tested just moments ago, I was able to record HDV and both video & audio were clean, but during playback I still received the Head Cleaning message. Is the record head different from the playback head? Can you manually clean the heads by removing the plastic door cover with a lintfree cotton swab and rubbing alcohol (obviously disconnecting and removing all power & powering off prior to cleaning), the same way any previous machine heads were cleaned in our stations? I think I may have got a batch of bad tapes that may have gunked up one of the heads some where and its getting missed by the cleaning tape. Is is possible that the head has been scratched, and will require replacement. If yes, is there any way to look at the head and detect this?

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Hi, my JVC mini DV

It could be video head dust or the tape guide were out of alignment or it had been magnetized
In any case you should bring to JVC service center or JVC itself to repair this problem. They must connect your CAM into computer to check up and realignment DO NOT use the tape cleaning it won't help you sometime it cause more trouble such broken video head
Cheers

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