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sony dcr trv 19 camcorder problem

by deadsic / November 26, 2004 11:04 AM PST

I've had the sony dcr trv 19 camcorder for 11 months now and after two monnths of disuse, i turned it on today to find that I couldn't get any picture on standby. I recorded a little bit of footage on a blank mini dv tape and played it back to find that all I could get was audio and no picture. The LCD screen is just black and yet it displays all the functions and seems to work properly. I then used it to record for the length of a mini dv tape and when I played it back, all I got was the audio. Furthermore, I switched to another mini dv tape with prerecorded data on it and played it in the camcorder. This time everything played, even on the LCD screen. Do I have to get a cleaning cassette or should I get it checked out?

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just making sure that
by frankzxcv / November 27, 2004 3:50 AM PST

uh-- you DID remove the lens cap? - fj

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Re: just making sure that
by deadsic / November 27, 2004 8:46 AM PST
In reply to: just making sure that

haha yes I did

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(NT) (NT) If it's still in warrantee, I'ld get it checked.
by Kiddpeat / November 27, 2004 9:40 AM PST

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