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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.
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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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Lens cover stuck open, power wont come on
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