Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Handycam suddenly won't turn off. When I remove the battery it turns off ,of course, but when I reinstall the battery it starts up even though it is on off. If I try to record it won't and a C:13:01 shows up on the upper right hand of the screen and is flashing. Window shows 103 minutes of battery power left. It wants to stay in photo mode and won't stay in video mode. It will take photos but it won't video. Basically the on/off/mode ring is not working. Can you help? Thanks, Mike


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Could you post the model of your sony.

Seems to be a Memory Stick Error. Take the memory stick out of the camcorder, and clean the contacts.

Take any lead pencil. Take the eraser and rub it on the gold contacts\015\012on the memory stick as if you are erasing writing on paper. Do this for\015\012about 30 seconds or more until you get all the gold contacts clean.

Put the stick back in the camera and see if the error message is gone.

If the message remains turn off the camera switch to 'Setup', then turn the camera\015\012on. The 'C:13:01' error should disappear. At this point,\015\012quickly format the memory stick using the camera's format feature.
I think it is Sony handycam but not sure what model it is.
Please provide model number to find out helpful info for you.
Model number would be written on sticker pasted at bottom of camcorder.
Thanks.

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