GL2

Canon GL2 Camcorder Repair Service Center

We are specialists at repairing your Canon gl2 camcorder and we’ve seen all of the problems associated with it.

With our 25 years of experience repairing Canon Pro-level camcorders we have the knowledge and skills needed to repair yours fast and reliably the first time.  That means we know how to service it properly and why we can guarantee the entire camcorder for 6 months!  

Canon GL2 Camcorder Repair

Canon GL2 Camcorder
Problems and Solutions

There is a problem with the camcorder not zooming in or out. The camcorder will not zoom at all. The camcorder will zoom in and out on its own without touching the zoom control. The zoom control or zoom rocker is bad.

This is a common problem with this model camcorder. We have a informative video going over this exact problem. Watch Video

Does your Canon GL2 Camcorder go into error “Remove the Cassette“, “Eject Cassette“, “Reinsert Cassette” or “Eject The Tape.“ Maybe the camera will not accept the tape. This problem may even cause the camcorder to eat or damage tapes.

This is a common problem with this model camcorder. We have a informative video going over this exact problem. Watch Video

There is a problem with your Canon GL2 video camera, when you hook it up to the computer. The computer will not communicate with the camcorder via the firewire port connector or DV jack Connector.

We recommend first doing a hard reset to your camcorder.

Remove the main battery from the camcorder, and then remove the back up battery. The back up battery is located under the LCD screen, against the body. After you have removed the back up battery, wait 10 seconds and then put the back up battery back in. You can know put the main battery back on the camcorder.

You will know that you have reset the camcorder, if it prompts you to set the clock.

Try hooking up the camcorder again. If the camcorder is still not working then the camcorder will need to be shipped in for repair. Fill out the our Repair Order Form, and ship the camcorder into us for a free estimate.

If you would like to speak with a technician before sending in the camcorder, please feel free to call us at 888-283-2228.

We also have a helpful article about safely hooking up your camcorder to the computer using the DV firewire port. Read Article

Camcorder does not display a picture on the LCD screen or in the viewfinder when playing back a tape. You may have a blue screen, or lines through the picture. This problem will also occur when playing back on a monitor.

You may have a  clogged or dirty video head.

If you own a head cleaner tape you can try running the head cleaner tape no more than 2 or 3 time, and only 10 seconds at a time. Make sure to follow the directions on the head cleaner tape carefully.

If you do not own a head cleaner tape, try running a new fresh tape through the camcorder from beginning to end.

Never use a Q-Tip a clean your video heads, it can destroy them. Never spray any cleaner inside the camcorder this can also cause severe damage.

If the camcorder continues to display a problem, the camcorder will need to be shipped in for repair. Fill out the our Repair Order Form, and ship the camcorder into us for a free estimate. If you would like to speak with a technician before sending in the camcorder, please feel free to call us at 888-283-2228.

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We make your camcorder repair fast and easy for you:

Quick Turnaround

Most repairs completed within a week! No charge for rush repairs.

Free Return Shipping

Standard return shipping is always free – even when you choose not to repair.

Free Repair Estimate

We fully diagnose and let you know exactly what repairs are needed – at absolutely no charge!

6 Month Guarantee

You get a 6 month guarantee on your entire Camcorder! Not just the item we repaired.

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We warranty your entire camcorder for 6 months!

Unlike other shops that offer a warranty on the area of the camcorder that they fixed, Video One Repair will cover the whole camcorder.  So, if another unrelated problem occurs within 6 months, just send it back in and we will take care of it for you – no charge!

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