Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
I have a Sony DCR-TVR255E PAL camcorder which has been working fine until now - tried to use it at the weekend and the viewfinder and screen are completely blanked, just as if the lens cover is on, only of course it isn't! Any ideas?
If you are not able to see anything in view finder then its the problem with the lens assembly or with your CCD.
\015\012this will need a service by the canon service center
\015\012this will need a service by the canon service center
Please make sure you have it on the right setting. If you do and it does not fix it. there is a small board in the camera that will need to be repaired,that controls the lcd screen.
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I have a Sony DCR-TVR255E PAL camcorder which has been working fine until now - tried to use it at the weekend and the viewfinder and screen are completely blanked, just as if the lens cover is on, only of course it isn't! Any ideas? Thanks Pat W
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