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Sony camcorder power blown out by worng AC adpater
\015 I have a Sony camcorder that uses a 7.8V 1.4A power adapter.My daughter plugged in a 24V 1.5A power adapter. It happened to have exactly the same connector.Camcorder no longer works.Is this a repairable problem? For less than $150?-eric\015
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Sony camcorder power blown out by worng AC adpater
Sorry,no. ... Digital Cameras
I have a 3 year old Sony DCR-DVD202E Camcorder which has worked perfectly up until yesterday, when the lens cover refused to open. Other thsn this the camera powers up normally and the LCD screen shows a white dot where light is entering through the cover I have tried changing the battery, switching the camera on and off many times, powering it from the AC adaptor and, at the suggestion of Sony, resetting the camera. None of this has worked. It is possible to open the cover manually, so it is
Happened to me before. NO Problem!!! The mechanical lens cover is "powered" by a small spring. When a little bit of dust/dirt/sand gets into the track it slides in, i gets stuck. CAREFULLY open the lens cover (maybe with the help of a toothpick) and ... Digital Cameras
When reconnecting my Sony ccd-f375e camcorder using the mains adaptor it initially worked. However when I switched of and on again it has failed to work. The light on the mains adaptor is on which suggests that power is going thru. I have tried to cleaning the terminals on the adaptors connectors to the camera but this also failed. Any thoughts? I have ordered a new battery just in case it is the mains adaptor.
Hi,Sony CCD-F375E is pretty old model camcorder that was launched in July 1991 This type of camcorders got known problem of leaky surface mount capacitors and solution was to replace these leaky capacitors carefully with proper soldering ... Digital Cameras
I have a sony HDR-HC1e camcorder. It works perfectly until I change the battery or switch between mains and battery, it then refuses to start. Not even a hard reset will start it. Leaving it with no power for a hour results in it restarting correctly when battery reinserted although sometimes loses clock setting. I've checked the internal cell and it reads about 3V.
Hi,\015\012\015\012First try with new batteries as power received will be less as the batteries gets older and so camcorder might not be working well. Clean the metal contacts of the battery holder properly with dry cloth and then insert ... Digital Cameras
Sony camcorder HDR SR11 auto lens cover will not close I keep getting message (Lens cover open please power down). I can hear the motor trying to close. Thanks
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Sony DSC-P100 Won't Power Up
Check with some of the shops on the Fixya home page - Sony factory prices are ALWAYS much higher than independent repair shops. Simply replacing a fuse shouldn't be more than $75. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P100 Digital Camera
I have just purchased the samsung memory cam smx-c20 and the power will not turn on. The memory card and battery are correctly installed. I plugged the camcorder in to charge it over night. When the camcorder is plugged into the wall the power works but as soon as I unplug the camcorder the power turns off and will not turn back on until I plug it in again. Please help me. Lana
You have got a camcorder with faulty batteries Lana. Thats why its turning off immediately as soon as you unplug. DId you buy it new or used? Camcorders do not use the usual batteries they use Li/Ni cells that are pretty expensive. If its new you may ... Digital Cameras
Please advise if Sony TRV78E (nominally designated a Hi8 camcorder) will play back Basic Video8 tapes (not Hi8) - recorded with early camcorders having only a mono audio track. I have found that some Sony Hi8 camcorders with stereo audio will play the video ok but not the mono audio track. Nil Audio. I wish to edit early tapes and no longer have the original camcorder and am looking at purchasing a TRV78E at auction.Would appreciate your help. Thanks.
Hi,\015\012\015\012Yes, this Camcorder model will play both Hi8 and standard 8mm cassettes. \015\012\015\012You can use both Hi8 and standard 8 mm video cassettes on your camcorder. When you use a Hi8 video cassette, recording ... Digital Cameras
DSC-W200 Frozen My W200 has the lens open (extended) and will not close. Additionally, when I press the power button or the play button on the back, the LCD lights up and says Sony, but nothing else happens. I've tried connecting it to my macbook, using a fully charged battery, memory card vs no card, etc. Nothing seems to work. If I press the power button a seond time, the green power light goes off, but the LCD still says Sony. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Not too eager to send it
Try this it works for lens problems like you describe ]]] OK you are probably going to think I am loony giving you this advise But No I am completely sane!Get a can of compressed air OR acces to a compressor at your local gara ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200 Digital Camera
The canon xlh1 camcorder, can someone tell me which on camera auto light works auto on this camcorder in low light, i've asked lots of sellers of canon video camera lights and nobody seems to know they sell the stuff but don't know, these lights have no battery just slides in to a special shoe on top of the camcorder and is powered by the camera power
Hi Gerry,I don't know but I think the chat session was disconnected. Anyway, there is product from Canon itself and the model of the video light is VL-3 Video Light. ... Digital Cameras
Hi I just bought a SONY CCD-TRV112 8MM VIDEO 8 CAMERA CAMCORDER PLAYER VCR from a us seller,unfortunately I can not play back my old sony tapes , no picture,I think my tapes has been recorded in Pal-Secam format and this camcorder shuld be in NTSC format,also some of my tapes has the NTSC lable, but I am sure I could watch them with my old camcorder,any how I am disappointed ,culd you please help me out what should I do?
Hi,If still part of the warranty, please send back to the seller for repair. ... Sony Digital Cameras
I have a SVP T-100 camcorder which all of a sudden stopped working. What is happening is it keeps showing a red light indicating there is no power in the battery and when you connect to the mains it turns green but when you try switching on it goes red again and stays this way!! I have tried a new battery in it and the same thing...the fact that it wont even work from the mains indicates something wrong with the powering getting to the battery or camcorder... Please help. Thanks Maxine xx
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My camcorder states Movie recording disabled. It is a sony handy cam dvd108. I am using brand new sony mini-dvds. I have tried so far the following things: cleaning the lens, cleaning the pick up lens, resetting the camcorder, removing the battery and replacing it.
Hi! Looks like that the camera has a system crash. I strongly suggest that you have it looked at by a qualified technician to check the circuit board of the camera. Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa! ... Digital Cameras
Hi - I recently bought an iMac OS X Leopard. iPhoto works really well with my Sony camera to USB port. However for iMovie I tried linking my Sony DigitalHandycam Model DCR-PC100E to Firewire socket and nothing happens at all. Camcorder works fine in isolation and with different leads works on my old Vaio PC and to television. Can I get a "converter" or do I need to buy a camcorder that appears on Apple website as compatible ? I hope you can help. Regards
Not all camcorders have mac drivers, I will have a look. ... Digital Cameras
I am trying to duplicate my HI 8 MM tapes from my Sharp VL-AH151U camcorder to my Sony DVDirect Recorder. The tech support at Sony suggested I reset my camcorder to factory settings to see if my problem gets resolved. I don't want to lose any valuable information or anything like that. Please advise.
Go to menu on your camcorder and turn off the remote, that worked for me ... Sharp Digital Cameras
I got this Alba Digital camcorder TDV 521 as a gift from my daughter to india and ever since we brought, we are not able to take any photos or videos. Red light power button will be on soon after we put batteries and press power button. except nothing we could get. we tried to get photos but the camcorder is not opening. can any one suggest me to operate.
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Sony DSC-W110 Hi, my camera was workign fine, plugged it into the computer to take some pictures off and the camera froze. Powered the camera down powered it back up and it froze again. Powered it down once again and no it will not power back up. Tried recharging the batteries overnight but it still will not power up. There is a little red light near the battery that flashes whenever i take the battery out or put it back in, or take the memory card out. So i assume there is power to the came
First, stop plugging it into the computer. Next, remove the card and battery, press all the buttons, leave it alone for 20 minutes, insert the card and then the battery (which I'm assuming is fully charged), turn it on. To download your pics in the f ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W110 Digital Camera
Power problem I was charging camera using 4.5 DC volt socket on Camera, next I switch on camera so Lens head came out, accidentally power pin came off from camera and lens will not go back. Now nothing happening to camera when power cord connected or with battery, camera will not switch on at all including power lite does not come on with power cord connected. Look like it may have blown fuse in camera or something else serious. Any solution which I can try? I'm a very handy man with good too
I sounds like coincidently something in the camera failed. I doubt very much that simply pulling the power from the camera would cause damage. \015\012\015\012In anycase, if you were to open the camera, you would see that all the circuit ... Olympus FE-220 Digital Camera
Several days ago I accidently left my camcorder in the "on" position. When I tried to turn it on yesterday it would not power up, so I changed to a charged battery, but still no power. I tried the AC adapter, but still no power. I tried reset, but nothing. I cannot get the camera to power up.
Hi,This is a common problem. This is an internal problem and needs repair. As you have tried to use an AC adopter, that would confirm that nor the connectors is at fault. This would moreover, confirm a problem with electronic circuitry. U ... Digital Cameras
Hi, Thanks in advance for your help. I just bought a HDR-Cx160 Sony Camcorder from Costco, in preparation for a road trip. Earlier I had looked at a sony hdr- 150 at BEST BUY and noticed it was mac compatible (listed on the box), (I just figured it's a step up from the Sony 150; of course this Sony 160 will work). However, I don't see it listed on the box, like I did on the 150. Am I going to have problems downloading video and pictures with this CX 160 onto my newer model A
I'm glad to inform you that you can use HDR-CX160 with the Macintosh Computer without any additional drivers or software. Once you connect the Camcorder, it will recognize as a new icon in the Desktop of the Mac. You can copy the videos from the new ... Digital Cameras
My sony DSC t70 can't power on.When I press the power button or open the slide the power led (green) lights up for a while, turns off and no power on the camera. I have fully charged my battery, which I thought only low battery. Thanks
There is problems with the lens mechanical allignment..... bring it in to service center ... Sony DSC-T70 Digital Camera
I have the camcorder Sony DCR-TRV25E. Last Friday I was at the ocean and made home video on the beach. I was not close to water, but the breeze blew from the ocean and air was very moist. In the evening I tried to make video again, but the screen of the camcorder (camera on) remained black, though the player in the camcorder works well. My camcorder was in the dry home several days, but it is not working.
Please let me know exact model of your Sony camcorder. I might help you out. ... Digital Cameras
When powering up, "Sony" logo appears on display then display goes blank. Cannot power down (green light next to power button stays on after pressing power button. Thought battery needed replacement. Replaced with new battery - same problem. Purchased camera approx 1 year ago. Thx.
There is a firmware problem. The company will fix it for $50. It's fairly common now days with most cameras. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10/B Digital Camera
With our Canon DC50 camcorder we made a movie of a video presentation on an old MacSE. The movie's images are excellent, but half-inch translucent gray bars repeatedly roll down the screen when we display the DVD movie of the video presentation on a PC or TV. When we made the movie with another camcorder (a Sony Handycam DCR-TRW260) the same problem was encountered, but when we switched off the image stabilizer on that camcorder, the rolling gray bar failed to appear. (The gray bar was replac
Hi,\015\012Just visited your site. The video clip is too large (137 mb), so please give us some time so that we can download and analyse the video and suggest you a solution. If you have a smaller clip, you can provide the link to that so as to ... Digital Cameras
Power problem I was trying to get the Olympus working with a DC power and the rubber protector says 6.5V. I have tried with a lab power supply and the camera just flashes ones and goes dead. The battery light is flashing. I have tried everything from 5V to round 7V and but nothing seems to do it. There is no shortage on current since this is a beefy lab supply... Now the camera has gone dead and I'm afraid I have blown anything inside it since it would not start up with just batteries in the
Sorry to say as per your info may be you make some mistake to give power supply. High voltage and your camera transformer rosted. Batter visit service center.\015\012\015\012Thanks, i am waiting for your feed back & if you satisfie ... Olympus Camedia E-10 Digital Camera