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E03 safeguard mode

I have a JVC GR-DV800U camcorder. Does anyone know how to get out of safeguard mode, or why does it goe to this mode. It goes into this mode when its turned on and I don't know how to get out of it. Please help... I can't use my camera..

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  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2008

    where is the rest pin hole i cant find it on mines where is it located?

  • Anonymous May 22, 2008

    when i try to playback the tape or record and error pops up that says e03 safeguard mode how can i get rid of this!?!?!

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Look for a tiny pinhole and insert a pin while powered up to reset

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