Problem with digicam

Discussion in 'Amateur Video Production' started by patmahoney, Jul 18, 2005.

  1. patmahoney

    patmahoney Guest

    I have a JVC Digital Video Camera GR-DVX707.

    Sometimes when I turn it on I get the message: Camera in safe mode,
    re-insert tape' When I take out the tape and try to re-insert it, the
    canera will not close unless the film is taken out.

    Other times it works no problem.

    Anyone put there with any ideas??

    Pat mahoney
    patmahoney, Jul 18, 2005
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  2. Do you live in a humid environment, and does this happen when you come
    into an air-conditioned environment from a hot and humid day?

    Camcorders don't like condensation, because the higher friction due to
    moisture is destructive of tape and of the transport and head

    I must say that "Safe Mode" is not a very informative message. Does
    their manual give a hint?

    Gene E. Bloch, Jul 23, 2005
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