Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

Gotta CanonHi8ES8000VA vid-recorder/repairload mechanism advice!

\015 Good afternoon. I'm WILLIAM, and really need some advice quickly. I have a Canon Hi8 ES8000VA video recorder, manufacture tag 91003728, which has been dropped twice in the last few years, once resulting in about a $175.00 repair bill, but since it was dropped AGAIN, the cassette loader is not seated correctly\342\200\224tapes will not usually load but be rejected as door mechanism is out of alignment, also resulting in failure of proper tape/player head engagement. As well, the battery tends to float around depending on orientation of camera, so it's constantly disconnecting.Is there a simple solution before I start dismantling the recorder and is there a free source for Canon repair schematics? I'm NOT a mechanical cripple but would greatly appreciate advice and reference info for manual ASAP. Perhaps there are a few busted or missing parts that I am not aware of. Thank you for your attention. William\015

Answers :

Hello William. Unless you are anxious to spend a lot of money on this camera I strongly recommend that you put this one in a museum and shop for a new one. You will find the cost of another repair to be prohibitive plus the new ones are much higher quality, lighter, and just better all around.
\015\012THAT BEING SAID, here is a link to all of the canon information you need: http://www.nodevice.com/manual/Canon/page3.html
\015\012Good luck either way William. Let me know what you decide.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon Digital Cameras

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Gotta CanonHi8ES8000VA vid-recorder/repairload mechanism advice!

Hello William. Unless you are anxious to spend a lot of money on this camera I strongly recommend that you put this one in a museum and shop for a new one. You will find the cost of another repair to be prohibitive plus the new ones are much higher ... Canon Digital Cameras

I have a DMC-TZ5. The lens cover mechanism ("barrier") has become "sticky," and now requires an occasional very gentle tap to get open when the camera is turned on. The problem is intermittent and not predictable. The mechanism has NOT been bent or otherwise injured. I have been careful not to damage it. Any suggestions for getting it to work correctly. I've tried flushing out the mechanism with compressed air and that hasn't solved it.

Hi,\015\012\015\012The internal mechanism is stuck and causing this problem. You can't do anything from your end. You need to take to service center to get it repaired.\015\012\015\012Hope this helps.\015\012\015\ ... Digital Cameras

The automatic slide changer mechanism on this Rollei P37 Autofocus slide projector has very old grease that has become very sticky so that the auto-change mechanism keeps sticking. Please can you advise me a) what to clean it with and b) what to lubricate it with once it's clean. The gear wheel is plastic with plastic teeth interfacing with a steel gear shaft. Thanks

... Digital Cameras

Viewfinder jammed The viewfinder is out of focus and does not move when the zoom control is operated. The main lens mechanism seems to work, the field of view changes on the LCD display and pictures taken are in focus. Perhaps the zoom mechanism makes more noise than it did. Does anyone know how the viewfinder is adjusted and whether repair is likely to be feasible? Thanks

The mechanical link between Lens on V/F element has broken - Only Olympus will be able to do anything for you -check out the support site. ... Olympus Camedia C-5050 Zoom Digital Camera

Mechanical problem I have a mechanical problem with the conection between lenses and the body of the camera. There is a bitof play, it needs to be tightened up. I opened the camera, but I don't find the screws! Thank you in advance Catalin

Undo the six M2 screws that hold the left housing assemble (control panel for flash & focus etc) and remove You will see that there are 3 srews that hold the hinge assembly together all 3 wiil be loose and require tightening (you will neeed to t ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F828 Digital Camera

My camera has broken its screen and i want to know how i can get it repaired.Please advice. Also please advice me on the price of the same camera in USD if i have to buy from you.I mean the CIF charges Kenya. .Antony

... Sanyo VPC-S670 Digital Camera

I have an rca pearl mp3 player ad i cant download music because i dont have windows media player 10 or up.what do i do?do you have any advice?can you help me?all the music i have is cd music and i want mp3 music to i also need a web site to get free mp3 music besides kazza or beemp3 they dont work right. please help me with my problem.ive got the best advice from firesnake and silver dragon can one of you help me or anybody that can help or has experence?

Hi. here is a free download for you of windows media player 10.\015\012\015\012http://ww ... Digital Cameras

I have an Olympus U850SW camera which I purchased on board a Thompson cruise ship in the Medditeranian in April 2008 The battery is a rechargeable type but I am having difficulty recharging The camera will not switch on I am not sure if the battery may be fully charged and the camera is faulty or the battery is not being charged and therefore the camera is not getting the power it needs I seek your advice. Is there somewhere local I can take it to for an opinion I look forward toyour advic

The camera was repaired by Olympus under warranty and is now operating OK\015\012Thank you for your interest\015\012Sam Wilkinson ... Digital Cameras

Restoring fotos & vid to memory card after deleting

See if when you cut to paste that it might be in your trash bin ... Nikon COOLPIX S610 Digital Camera

The lens mechanism is partially extended and locked in place/

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Casio Exilim EXZ75 Digital Camera

Fuji finepix f710 lines on screen on vid will not take pics

Ccd was on its way out at first , now failed ... Fuji FinePix F710 Digital Camera

How do I gain access to the lens mechanism

Google the words...disassemble a digital camera. ... Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera

Malfunction of lens mechanism

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Kodak EasyShare CD93 Digital Camera

Flash phtography....need advice

Some cameras have a problem focusing in lower light settings. If they don't have enough light to focus, the pictures will come out blurry almost every time. You can try a few things. Some cameras have a 1/2 way setting on the shutter button, th ... Casio Exilim EX-Z110 Digital Camera

I have a Nikon Coolpix S2 - it's a few yearsold. When I turn it on, the monitor is showing snow (like an old-fashioned TV set). The mechanism to take photos works but they are blank (blacK).

... Nikon CoolPix S2 Digital Camera

I can't get the lens mechanism to advance from the camera.

Try blowing out the lens area with a can of air duster (compressed air) Make sure batteries are new. Also try without memory card. ... Kodak EasyShare CX7430 Digital Camera

Condinsation or Mechanical?

Hi there. Your problem i had it before at least twice. It is about condensation. What You should not have done was to start it up after getting it from those temperatures, but then again, how could You know?\015\012\015\0121-As humidity b ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX7 Digital Camera

Lens mechanism not travelling fully

Use your vacuum cleaner to pull the dust lodged between the lens casing and the camera body. Do not blow it in. ... Digital Cameras

Canon Powershot A700 camera lens mechanism is loose

... Canon PowerShot A700 Digital Camera

Sony cybershot S600 sticking lens cover mechanism

... Sony Digital Cameras

Flash "pop" up mechanism malfunction

Unfortunately it sounds like you would need a full service repair to fix this.\015\012\015\012Your only other option would be to try to buy a broken xt from somewhere like ebay (one with a permanent error 99 say) and see if you can swap t ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Lens cover mechanism is broken

It will need replacement if under warrantyA repair will be almost as expensive as buying a new camera ... Canon PowerShot SD30 / IXUS i Zoom Digital Camera

Strange mechanical sound from lens area

Cele,\015\012\015\012 The noise you're hearing is perfectly normal. This generation camera uses a piezo electric focus mechanism to operate the lens. You will notice that the noise goes away if the camera is left alone for a moment while focused o ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W5 Digital Camera

Vividshare program for this digital photo frame will not open on the computer. The only troubleshooting advice is to be sure there is no flash drive attached, which there isn't... still the program (

... Digital Cameras

Any advice on a sticking lens cover on the canon G7

This blog post outlines repair procedures for stuck lens covers. Recommend trying reader "Jeff's" fix first shown in the comments ... Canon PowerShot G7 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0203 seconds