Question about JVC Everio GZ-MG21 Camcorder

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No sound on the camcorder...

On playback there is no sound. But when downloaded there is.

Sounds like a faulty connection or something. Any ideas and any ideas how to get into the camcorder???

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  • mikecat Aug 15, 2008

    No it's not that - I think there must be a loose wire....

  • mikecat Aug 15, 2008

    No - It's a couple of years old now. Just wondered if I could have a look, but not sure how exactly to open it up. The output volunme works when viewed on a laptop/dvd player. It's just the camcorder mic that's playing up.

  • mikecat Aug 16, 2008

    Recording sound yes, playback no. Guess it's the speaker?

  • mikecat Aug 16, 2008

    Sure - But any ideas how to get into it?

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    My JVC Everio GZ-MG21 will not play audio in playback mode. The speaker must be working because I can still hear the beeps and such when I go through the settings (unless playback uses its own speaker). There is volume when I plug the camcorder into the TV for playback, so I know that it is recording sound. I do not see any settings for mute or volume adjustment other than the zoom control, and that dosen't make a difference. Everything else works fine. Any ideas?

  • Ron Dec 27, 2008

    Opps... that was me, I wasn't logged in. Sorry!



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Check the volume level on your controls for your flip screen. It could be low or muted.

Posted on Aug 09, 2008

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    Tim Babcock Aug 15, 2008

    That was the next solution. You might have to take it into a repair shop and see what the options are. Is that one still under warranty?

  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock Aug 15, 2008

    Is the mic working on the camcorder?

  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock Aug 16, 2008

    Thats what it is. Probably a loose wire.

  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock Aug 17, 2008

    Are you sure the audio wasn't muted from the control panel of the camcorder?

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    Tim Babcock Aug 17, 2008



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