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Samsung 8mm camcorder charing error

by jonnwarren / January 17, 2012 4:57 AM PST

I have a Samsung 8mm camcorder model VPL770.
I cannot charge the battery the charging flash sequence is indicating error (light on for a second and off for a second) The manual says to reset charger by removing and replacing DC supply. I have tried this but the problem continues.The camera works perfectly when connected to the dc supply but the battery will not charge.I can buy a new battery but want to be sure that this would indicate that that is the problem.Any help would be great thanks

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We see the same question for laptops.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 17, 2012 6:00 AM PST

And it's the same technology so all I ask is how old is the old battery. If over 2 years old then I replace it and try the new battery.

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Manual doesn't make this clear
by jonnwarren / January 18, 2012 2:05 AM PST

As I said I guess it's a battery problem but the manual does say that the light flashing sequence indicates charging error and to reset charger by disconecting/reconecting DC supply, Thought it might elaborate by saying that this indicates battery is knackered..yes it is over 2 years old

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Manual doesn't make this clear
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / January 19, 2012 1:32 AM PST

jonnwarren,

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New Battery
by jonnwarren / January 19, 2012 3:19 AM PST

Ok thanks I have just ordered a new battery
Fingers crossed

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