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Sony HandyCam DCR TRV320 Need help getting picture

by kthywin / November 8, 2012 11:12 AM PST

The playback works fine, but when I want to record, there is no picture to record. Forget the battery, they are both dead, so I'm using AC power. I can't find a setting that would cause this problem. Any ideas??

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Some hate this but it must be said.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 8, 2012 11:25 AM PST

I had a friend with a similar model. They futzed with it for months. A year passed and then they dragged it over to me again. I would have nothing to do with it. Yes, there's a reset, you can clean heads, try a new tape but if you must use the 320, get another on ebay.
Bob

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Sony Handycam
by kthywin / November 9, 2012 7:52 AM PST

Thanks, I kind of thought that would be the case. However, can you give me the reset instructions? I'd hate not to at
least try it before I give up..

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Find the manual and
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 9, 2012 8:03 AM PST
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It's either noted as a reset hole or a menu item. Sorry but I don't have the manual handy today.
Bob

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OK, I've already checked the manual
by kthywin / November 9, 2012 9:26 AM PST
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pretty thoroughly, but I'll look again and see if I missed anything. Thanks again.

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