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Suggest you pull the memory card from the camera and read it directly on your computer. You can get a USB reader for whatever card format the camera uses.

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Feb 19, 2018


there may be dirt on the video head, use a cleaning cassette, ply it several times then the head will become clean, ply your cassette.

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Feb 14, 2016


Follow this procedure to troubleshoot if a blue screen is displayed when attempting to playback video from the camcorder.
  1. Stop the tape.
  2. Ensure the tape has been rewound to the beginning of the video recording.
  3. Play the tape.
  4. If the issue is not resolved, stop the tape and remove it from the camcorder.
  5. Clean the video heads of the camcorder using a dry head cleaning cassette.IMPORTANT: Follow the instructions for use provided with the head cleaning cassette. It may be necessary to use the head cleaning cassette more than once per session.
  6. Reinsert the tape into the camcorder.
  7. Play the tape.
  8. If the issue is not resolved, stop the tape and remove it from the camcorder.
  9. Insert a different tape with video footage into the camcorder.
  10. Ensure the tape has been rewound to the beginning of the video recording.
  11. Play the tape.
NOTES:
  • If a blue screen is still displayed, then the camcorder may require service .
  • If the tape plays back correctly, then the first tape may be faulty or there is a problem with the video recording.

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Apr 09, 2014


The double-left arrow on the remote. See the buttons marked "5" in the illustration on page 151 of this manual.

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Mar 01, 2013


Hi there,

You'll have to use the DV Firewire output to connect your camcorder and import with iDVD.
Kind regards.

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Dec 23, 2012


Error 32:11 means, unloading mechanism time out. It is bit technical term.

its remedy is to remove battery / charger from camera and attache again and try to eject tape.

still no joy, let me know to help you more..

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Jul 13, 2012


You can also try blowing compressed air similar to what you use to clean your keyboard. It can often dislodge any particles that impede the heads from spinning properly.

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Jul 03, 2012


You can download free video editing software from this WEB site -
http://www.nchsoftware.com/videopad/index.html?gclid=CJji48DDg60CFcFKpgodAAngSQ

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Dec 15, 2011


You need to install Picture Package software CD came with camera. Connect camera with PC in USB port, Win XP will recognize it and install required drivers automaticaly.

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Oct 03, 2011


This is usually caused by a defective CCD image sensor and can be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a user serviceable problem and will need to be repaired qualified service technician.


My name is Rick and I'm a professional repair technician with over 20 years in the business and have repaired many of these. I'm semi retired and work from home with little overhead so I can keep repair costs low. If you decide to have the camera repaired, please click HERE for a directory listing that suits your needs.


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Sony Handycam... | Answered on Aug 17, 2011


This is usually caused by an oxidized, misaligned or defective Audio/Video drum. You can try running a cleaning tape through the camera. If this does not solve the problem the camera will need to be serviced by a qualified service technician.


My name is Rick and I'm a professional repair technician with over 20 years in the business and have repaired many of these. I'm semi retired and work from home with little overhead so I can keep repair costs low. If you decide to have the camera repaired, please click HERE for a directory listing that suits your needs.


If this response has been of any help to you, please be sure and give a positive vote for me on FixYa.com .

Sony Handycam... | Answered on Jul 30, 2011

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