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I have a camcorder that is a few years old, but only has maybe 5 hours of usage. i got it out and the tape wouldnt eject,so i charged it fully,and it still wouldnt work. at this point i could rew., fsfw.,play, etc.just wouldnt eject. i removed tape cover and manually popped the latch. the tape had been eaten but would still play and everything. got the tape out,put in a brand new one,turned it on and it had tape end on lcd.now it wont do anything,rew.,fsfw.,play,stop, eject, nothing. help!!,there is no-one in my town that will service camcorders.

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I have a JVC Camcorder model GR-SXM745U. I have a tape stuck in it and it will not play. It turns on for about 5 seconds then it will say (UNIT IN SAFEGAURD MODE) then it will turn off. I charge the battery in full but it will show that the battery is empty on the screen. I also popped the door open (I didnt break anything) to see if the film is jammed but it is not. Even when I use the adapter instead of the battery, it does the same thing. Can you tell me whats wrong and what to do with it? Thanks.

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If there are no missing parts ? you will get it back in approximately 10 days . . . the repairs will not exceed $ 50 ( plus shipping to and from puerto rico - zip 00794 )

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    puerto rico is a u . s . territory

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