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C:04:00 error


I had a problem with this camera model after inserting the battery and power it on. It gave me a message "C:04:00"....

SOLUTION: cleaned the battery terminals and it works well now.

on Mar 10, 2016 | Sony Dvcam DSR-PD170 DV Digital...


Bad speakers or faulty wires try testing recordings with a friends camera to give an idea which problem you have goodluck

Sony Dvcam... | Answered on Aug 14, 2014


dear ,
it has tape path problem it needs to be adjusted ,so you need to take that to a good service center

Sony Dvcam... | Answered on Oct 09, 2013


hello,
technically you have problem in your ccd image, check the ccd the image there a fuse each ccd block. or you can resoldering the thin again.


thanks

otto

Sony Dvcam... | Answered on Oct 07, 2013


hello,
well it seem your mechanic problem. i have similar problem and i solved it.
first see the mechanical work, when the tape is insert it, see the drum head, is the drum is spinning? if not mean your flex cable in the top of your head drum may damage. or try to reconnect it.
if the drum head is spinning its mean capstan doesn't work, your problem is in here. try to change your capstan part.

if there still problem, i can help you freely just email me at [email protected]
or you need manual service i can share with you

thanks

otto

Sony Dvcam... | Answered on Oct 07, 2013


hello,
showing error c:31 mean your camera have defective mechanic, which one contain error? well, to make sure your problem try to inserting cassette and see the mechanical work:
1. when tape is insert it, before reel try to raising the tape, head will spin first.
2. after head is spinning then the tape will load

if your problem is in no 1 the head drum doesnt spinning, try to check the flex cable the top section of the head.
if head drum is spinning its mean your capstan is broken, try to change with a new one

thanks

otto

Sony Dvcam... | Answered on Oct 07, 2013


dear,
you can restart the camera , by pressing the side button in the side of lcd pannel by a pin or some sharp thing ,
it will eject the tape after some time whne u press the eject button . dnt play hard with it

Sony Dvcam... | Answered on May 23, 2013

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