Tip & How-To about Sony DCR-HC21E Mini DV Digital Camcorder

LCD Side Screen Display Not Displaying

I managed to strip the digicam and found the MAIN FEED RIBBON CABLE DAMAGED du to normal open & close and turning of the sidescreen.
Replaced ribbon cable. PROBLEM SOLVED.
Hope this may help.
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http://goo.gl/PmouM
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