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MY SAMSUNG scd 103's lens is not working. When recording, the sound is fine but there is no image.
The symptom you discribed sounds like a bad ccd sensor problem which my scd103 has. If so it will be covered under warranty through Samsung due to a class action law suit. You will need to go to Samsung.com support and fill out a repair request ticket. once you get the ticket #, contact the factory service centre with this # and they will send you a shipping label via email. Don't tell them your lens is not working! The symptom I have is no image during camera mode, but plays back a tape just fine. Sometimes you might see a distorted image if you move the camera just right. After telling them this they said it would be covered at no charge.
I did this with my scd103 thanks to your post. they repaired the camera at no charge, they even paid for the shipping as described.
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MY SAMSUNG scd 103's lens is not working. When recording, the sound is fine but there is no image.
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