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JVC Camcorder Repair

Below is a list of JVC camcorder models we have repaired recently. If your camcorder is not listed below, just let us know.

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Common Problems on JVC Camcorders

Below is a list of common problems on JVC camcorders.

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  • No power at all, Won’t turn on
  • LCD screen doesn’t work, Viewfinder doesn’t work
  • Buttons don’t work
  • Zoom doesn’t work
  • Autofocus doesn’t work, Out of focus
  • Won’t recognize memory cards
  • Dead pixels
  • Audio doesn’t record through either built-in mic or XLR inputs
  • Physical damages, Broken handle or main frame
  • Hard drive replacement or recovery
  • Firmware upgrade

How to troubleshoot JVC Camcorders

Below is the explanation of the error codes for JVC camcorders & recording decks. This will give you an idea what to do.

Error Code Symptom / Cause Condition When Observed Resurting Condition
E00 Overtime - Timeout when mode shifts Record or Playback Eject
E01 Mode control motor rotates for more than 10 seconds without shift to next mode Unloading Mode continues
E02 Mode control motor rotates for more than 10 seconds without shift to next mode Loading Mode continues
E03 Supply Side Reel FG input absent (Supply Side Reel does not rotate) Record, Playback, Search or F/F Stop
E04 Drum FF input absent (Drum motor does not rotate) Drum rotation Stop
E06 Capstan FG input absent (Capstan motor does not rotate) Loading or Unloading Stop
E07 Short circuit of Capstan motor circuit board Power on Power off
E0201 CONDENSATION ON DRUM / DEW detected If DEW sensor detects condensation IC803 (MSD) –detects voltage of pin E16
E3200 LOADING FAILURE / Does not load If mechanism position does not move in loading direction within 5 seconds IC803-pin F14 Rotary encoder output is detected
E3300 UNLOADING FAILURE / Does not unload If mechanism position does not move in unloading direction within 5 seconds IC803-pin F14 Rotary encoder output is detected
None No display / Does not intake If intake is not completed within 5 seconds (Perform ejects without warning) IC803 (MSD) –pin M9, CASSETTE SW is not detected within 5 seconds
E4100 CASSETTE EJECT FAILURE / Does not eject If eject is not completed within 5 seconds IC803 (MSD) –pin P9, HOUSING SW is not detected within 5 seconds
E5605 DEFECTIVE TAPE / Tape abnormality during intake If begin and end sensor are ON after intake IC803 (MSD) –pin E15, START sensor and pin E14, END sensor are both detected
E5606 DEFECTIVE TAPE / Tape tear during unloading If reel FG is excessive during unloading IC803 (MSD) –pin R14, TU REEL FG is detected
E5607 DEFECTIVE TAPE / Tape tear during loading If reel FG is insufficient during loading IC803 (MSD) –pin R14, TU REEL FG is detected
E5608 DEFECTIVE TAPE / Tape tear on the loading side If only supply side reel does not rotate during FWD/REV IC803 (MSD) –pin R13, SUP REEL FG is not detected
E5609 DEFECTIVE TAPE / Tape tear during slack take up If tape slack takeup is not completed within 10 seconds IC803 (MSD) –pin R14, TU REEL FG and pin R13, SUP REEL FG are both detected
E5702 TAPE END DET. ERROR / End sensor malfunction If trailer tape sending is not completed within 3 seconds IC803 (MSD) –pin E14, END sensor is detected for over 3 seconds
E5802 TAPE BEGIN DET. ERROR / Begin sensor malfunction If leader tape sending is not completed within 3 seconds IC803 (MSD) –pin E15, START sensor is detected for over 3 seconds
E7001 DRUM MOTOR FAILURE / Drum motor does not rotate If drum motor does not rotate for over 4 seconds IC803 (MSD) –pin T14, DRUM FG is not detected for over 4 seconds
E7101 CAP MOTOR FAILURE / Capstan motor does not rotate If capstan motor does not rotate for over 2 seconds IC803 (MSD) –pin T13, CAP FG is not detected for over 2 seconds
E7202 SUPPLY REEL FAILURE / SUP reel does not rotate If SUP reel does not rotate for over 3 seconds IC803 (MSD) –pin R13, SUP REEL FG is not detected for over 3 seconds
E7203 SUPPLY REEL FAILURE / SUP side tape slack If only SUP reel does not rotate during REV IC803 (MSD) –pin R13, SUP REEL FG is not detected
E7302 TAKE UP REEL FAILURE / TU reel does not rotate If TU reel does not rotate for over 3 seconds IC803 (MSD) –pin R14, TU REEL FG is not detected for over 3 seconds
E7303 TAKE UP REEL FAILURE / TU side tape slack If only TU reel does not rotate during FWD IC803 (MSD) –pin R14, TU REEL FG is not detected
E7305 TAKE UP REEL FAILURE / Tape slack during unloading If TU reel FG is insufficient during unloading IC803 (MSD) –pin R14, TU REEL sensor is detected
E7401 REEL MOTOR FAILURE / Reel motor does not rotate If reel motor does not rotate for more than 4 seconds during reel drive mode IC803 (MSD) –pin R12, REEL FG is not detected for over 4 seconds

JVC Camcorder Repair Photos

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How to get a free estimate for your JVC camcorder

  1. Let us know the model number and symptom of your JVC camcorder through our Free Estimate form or E-mail us directly.
  2. You’ll be emailed with an estimate within 24 hours. If you feel satisfied with the estimate and decided to send your JVC camcorder to us, proceed with the next step.
  3. Pack your JVC camcorder safely and ship via UPS, FedEx or USPS. There is no upfront fee.
  4. Once we have received your JVC camcorder, we’ll inspect thoroughly and let you know what the exact repair cost is. Then we’ll proceed with the repair upon approval. What if you don’t want us to repair at this point? just let us know, we’ll get your JVC camcorder back to you at no cost, there’s no estimate fee. You just need to pay for the return shipping which is around $15 to $30 depending on the size and weight of the package.
  5. Once the repair has been completed, we’ll send you a completion e-mail and an invoice that you can pay through on-line.
  6. Done! we’ll pack your JVC camcorder up and ship it back to you. You’ll be e-mailed a tracking number when it ships.

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