Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

My Panasonic PV-DV1000 has old batteries I admit but it will not power-up in AC or DC. There is an occasional red light when in AC, which would indicate it is coming on but it fails to come on and or work a moment later - and the light does go back out. Thanks for any help. [email protected] Bob 310-625-3366


Answers :

Hi,

As the Panasonic PV-DV1000 does not turn ON completely even on power - up in AC, this confirms that this is an internal failure. This problem cannot be resolved by resetting / restoring or punching buttons. It has to be repaired. If you have experience in repairing electronics, could read schematics and would be able to keep precautions - i would tell you where you could buy a service manual and then provide you few pointers what needs to be done to fix this problem. Unless you could either contact Panasonic or local repair shop for the same.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

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It sounds like the battery is dead. Charge it up, and measure it. Also, measure your charger's output if it doesn't seem charged. You might have to clean the battery and camera's terminals with a qtip and alcohol, or a pencil eraser.
\015\012Here is a website that tells about the things you can try for a dead camera:
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/simple-fix-for-dead-cameras-that-wont.html
\015\012If none of that works, try a new battery.
\015\012Good luck, hope this helps, and thanks for using FixYa.
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