TROUBLESHOOTING

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SYMPTOM
POSSIBLE CAUSES
CORRECTIVE ACTION
TROUBLESHOOTING
1. No power is supplied.
2. “SET DATE/TIME!”
appears.
3. Recording cannot be
performed.
4. There is no picture.
5. Some functions are not
available using MENU/
BRIGHT.
6. The focus does not adjust
automatically.
1. •The power is not connected
properly.
•The battery is dead.
2. •The date/time is not set.
•The built-in clock battery
has run out and the
previously set date/time has
been erased.
3. — For Video Recording —
•The tape’s erase protection
tab is set to “SAVE”.
•The Power Switch is set to
” or “OFF”.
•The VIDEO/DSC Switch is
set to “
”.
•“TAPE END” appears.
•The cassette holder cover is
open.
— For D.S.C. Recording —
•The VIDEO/DSC Switch is
set to “VIDEO”.
•The camcorder’s built-in
memory is full.
4. •The camcorder is not getting
power, or some other
malfunction exists.
5. •The Power Switch is set to
”.
6. •Focus is set to the Manual
mode.
•The recording was done in a
dark place, or the contrast
was low.
•The lens is dirty or covered
with condensation.
1. •Connect the AC Power
Adapter/Charger securely
(
 pg. 7).
•Replace the dead battery
with a fully charged one
(
 pg. 6, 7).
2. •Set the date/time (
 pg. 9).
•Consult your nearest JVC
dealer for replacement.
3. •Set the tape’s erase
protection tab to “REC”
(
 pg. 10).
•Set the Power Switch to
” or “
” (
 pg. 13).
•Set the VIDEO/DSC Switch
to “VIDEO”.
•Replace with new cassette
(
 pg. 10).
•Close the cassette holder
cover.
•Set the VIDEO/DSC Switch
to “
”.
•Delete unwanted still
images (
 pg. 38).
4. •Turn the camcorder’s power
off and on again (
 pg. 13).
5. •Set the Power Switch to
” (
 pg. 13).
6. •Set Focus to the Auto mode
(
 pg. 21).
•Clean the lens and check
the focus again (
 pg. 65).
If, after following the steps in the chart below, the problem still exists, please consult your nearest JVC dealer.
The camcorder is a microcomputer-controlled device. External noise and interference (from a TV, a radio,
etc.) might prevent it from functioning properly. In such cases, first disconnect its power supply unit (battery
pack, AC Power Adapter/Battery Charger, etc.) and wait a few minutes; and then re-connect it and proceed
as usual from the beginning.
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