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My Sony DCR-TRV250 flashes self-diagnosis display code C:31:23. The manual says C:31 is an owner correctable malfunction. It doesn't tell me what the 23 means. It suggests I eject the cassette tape and insert it again or disconnect the power cord or the battery and reconnect. I did both, but to no avail. What is a 23 and what is my problem?


Answers :

It seems that the :23 portion of the code indicates a misalignment of the reading heads in you camcorder. \015\012
\015\012You have two choices to correct this issue: Bring it to a Sony Authorized Repair Center, or many people have had success simply giving it a sharp smack on the side.
Start yourt camera then press power button for 10 seconds.
Then turn off it.
Then remove batttery and memory card from it.
Then again refix battery start your camera without memory card then check .
Also reset all settings of camera to factory defaults.
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