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Sony Handyman Camcorder

by nickparkp / January 28, 2009 8:22 AM PST

I have a sony handyman camcorder and everything works fine except when i switch it to camera mode the lcd/viewfinder go black. I dont know what it does this because every other mode works perfectly fine. Any suggestions?

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Blank LCD...
by Papa Echo / January 28, 2009 11:01 AM PST

Does the camcorder has a view finder ? If you close the LCD and view through the view-finder, do you see anything ?

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Blank LCD
by nickparkp / January 29, 2009 5:49 AM PST
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Yes it does, but in Camera mode its black even with the lcd closed. This only happens in camera mode by the way, everything other mode works correctly

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by Papa Echo / January 29, 2009 6:57 AM PST
In reply to: Blank LCD picture at both the LCD and view-finder on Camera mode (i.e. when recording). That seems to indicate a faulty sensor. Check to see if yours is a model with such which SONY replaces FOC.

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