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JVC Adixxion GC-XA1BU Troubleshooting

The JVC Adixxion GC-XA1BU is a small, light-weight, pocket-sized HD action camera (camcorder) with built-in Wi-Fi and a 1.5 inch LCD screen. It is waterproof to a depth of 16.4 feet, can withstand a fall from 6.5 feet, and is both dustproof and freezeproof.

Camcorder Will Not Turn On ¶ 

The camcorder will not respond or turn on.

Battery Not In Camcorder ¶ 

Make sure that there is a battery in the camcorder.

See this guide to show you how it is done.

Bad Battery Connection ¶ 

A common problem with a device not turning on is that the battery is not making a good or proper connection. To clean the connection, dampen a Q-tip in rubbing alcohol. Take the battery out (see this guide) and rub the Q-tip on the contacts of both the camcorder and the battery. Allow both sets of contacts a few minutes to dry before re-installing the battery.

Drained Battery Or Short Battery Life ¶ 

Make sure that your battery is charged. Plug one end of the charging cable into the camcorder, and the other end into the wall outlet. If the light is blinking, that indicates that the battery is charging. Full charging time is 5 hours, and the light will turn off once the charge is complete.

If the light on the charger does not come on, then you may need a new charger. You can purchase one from Amazon.

If you replace the charger, and your battery still will not hold a charge, then it may be time to replace your battery. You can purchase one from Amazon, and then view this guide to show you how it is done.

Battery Cover Broken ¶ 

Your battery may not be securely inserted due to a broken battery cover. You can view this guide to show you how to tighten or replace the battery cover.

Loose Or Faulty Power Button ¶ 

If the power (also the record button) button seems to be loose, or not making a good connection, it might be worn out, and need to be replaced. You might be able to find the part you need here, or by contacting JVC. Once you have a new power button, then view this guide to show you how it is done.

Camcorder Will Not Charge ¶ 

The battery in the camcorder will not charge.

Charger Not Plugged In ¶ 

Check that your charger is plugged into both an outlet and the camcorder. If using a power strip, make sure the power strip is plugged into an outlet, and that the power button is turned on.

Battery Needs To Be Replaced ¶ 

See this guide to show you how it is done.

Charger Needs To Be Replaced ¶ 

If the light on the charger does not come on, then you may need a new adapter or USB cable. You can purchase one from Amazon.

Faulty Internal Battery Housing ¶ 

If you have tried the above suggestions, and your camcorder will still not charge your battery, it may be time to take more drastic repair steps. It is possible that the internal housing that holds the battery may be faulty and need to be replaced. See this guide to show you how it is done.

Computer Will Not Recognize Camcorder ¶ 

In the event that your camera will not connect or "show up" after you plug it into your computer, you might be able to find a helpful solution below.

USB Cable Is Not Plugged In ¶ 

Make sure that your USB cable is inserted correctly and securely into both the camera and your computer.

USB Cable Is Faulty ¶ 

Check your USB cable for any breaks. Also check to make sure that both ends of the cable are not loose or coming apart. If everything looks good, you may want to try a new cable first before attempting more invasive and costly repairs. You can purchase one from Amazon.

Correct Firmware For Camcorder Is Not Installed ¶ 

You might not have the correct or most up-to-date firmware for the Adixxion installed on your computer. You can download this from JVC. You will need to scroll down to the bottom of the page and click accept before you will be able to begin the download.

Lens, Focus Or Recording Issues ¶ 

If your camera's record and focus features are not correctly functioning, or if your lens is cracked or broken, you may be able to find a solution below.

Zoom (+/-) Button Needs To Be Replaced ¶ 

If your zoom (+/-) button seems loose, or does not do anything when you push it, you might need to replace it. You might be able to find the part you need here, or by contacting JVC. Once you have a new zoom (+/-) button, then view this guide to show you how it is done.

Lens (External) Is Cracked Or Needs To Be Replaced ¶ 

If your external lens is cracked or broken, you might need to replace it. You might be able to find the part you need here, or by contacting JVC. Once you have a new external lens, then view this guide to show you how it is done.

Record Button Needs To Be Replaced ¶ 

If the record (also the power button) button seems to be loose, or not making a good connection, it might be worn out, and need to be replaced. You might be able to find the part you need here, or by contacting JVC. Once you have a new power button, then view this guide to show you how it is done.

Display Issues ¶ 

If you having problems with your camera's display, you may be able to find a solution below.

LCD Cover Needs To Be Replaced ¶ 

If your the cover that houses your LCD screen is cracked or broken, you will likely need to replace it. You might be able to find the part you need here, or by contacting JVC. Once you have a new LCD cover, then view this guide to show you how it is done.

LCD Screen Needs To Be Replaced ¶ 

If your LCD screen is cracked or broken, you will need to replace it. You might be able to find the part you need here, or by contacting JVC. Once you have a new LCD screen, then view this guide to show you how it is done.

One Comment

Turn on it goes right to the charging LCD but not let you go to camera or video is ther a reset button

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