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Veiwfinder & lcd panel

LCD panel has no blue colouring, just red and green, also the viewfinder is non operational, completely blank. Had this item since 1999,and has worked perfectly until a month ago. Anyone suggest a good repairer near York and if would be worth repairing.

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Re: veiwfinder & lcd panel

This is probobly a problem with blue CRT, either it gone bad, or a bad connection. if it happened suddenly, and not gradually, there's a good chance its only a bad connection, and the crt is fine, in this case, it shouldnt be too expansive. good luck with that.

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* Because each of these steps represents a possible solution to this issue, check the viewfinder or LCD status after completing each step.
* It may be necessary to refer to the operating instructions provided with the camcorder for information on how to perform a task on your specific model.
1. Ensure the lens cap on the front of the camcorder has been removed.
2. Ensure a fully-charged battery is inserted in the camcorder.
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4. Turn on the camcorder and set it to the CAMERA mode.
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IMPORTANT: Some camcorders have both a viewfinder and LCD. To conserve power, the viewfinder and LCD will not display at the same time. To use the viewfinder, the LCD must be closed.
6. If the issue is not resolved, reset the camcorder to factory specifications.
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Hi this is tech crazy

Based on the information you have provided, it appears that you may have
encountered this issue. To determine if the CCD (image sensor) is
working properly, please follow these steps:

1. Insert a memory card with known good images on it into the camera.

2. Power the camera on to the Playback mode.

3. Press the DISPLAY (DISP) button to enable the LCD panel, and observe
the LCD.

a. If the images are displayed properly, please proceed to step

b. If the images are not displayed, or a "NO IMAGES" message
appears, please ensure that the memory card contains known good images.

c. If the card contains known good images, and the issue persists
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4. Switch the camera to the Camera mode. You may use any shooting mode
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5. Press the DISPLAY (DISP) button to enable the LCD panel.

6. Point the camera at a well-lit scene and observe the LCD and/or
viewfinder. If the scene the camera is pointed at appears on the LCD
and/or viewfinder, the CCD is operating properly. If the LCD and/or
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Hope this solution helps you a lot

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My reply is bit technical. Your camera requires Flang-Back Adjustment.
Above said adjustment will set focus lenses in correct order / position to obtain crispy focus as it was before.
There are few special tools designed by Sony used in Flang-Back adjustment and only Sony Service Centers can perform such adjustments. Non-Sony repair shops do not have such things.
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Inside the door hinge area is a small switch that normally would turn off the viewfinder and turn on the LCD panel. THat switch could be defective or mechanically not being switched. WIthout opening up the unit, I can not tell specifically. This shouldbe a simple repair for any shop that repairs cameras.


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I also had the same problem, Cannon MV700i only recording sound. The veiwfinder, LCD sceen blank, VCR playback working fine. Contacted Plymcare by phone, they were very helpfull. They explained Cannon were aware of the problem and providing problem was ccd, would repair free of charge, as they bill Cannon. Posted the camcorder (over 4 yrs old) by special next day delivery and returned 3 days later, fully repaired. The only cost incurred was postage to Plymcare ( i paid just over £6 ).

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Thats an oldie but still a goodie.. this camcorder was made by Hitachi for RCA and its doubtfull that theres any parts available for it. You are probably gonna have to look around for someone with old camcorders laying around and swap out the veiwfinder . these units are also famous for the belts to go bad in them. if you take this unit to a servicer they probably have a flat rate as I've seen online under camcorder repairs unless you think you can do it your self?? Good Luck PS If I get a good look at the veiwfinder and if theres a plug or is it hard wired I may have one as I got several camcorders around the place i use for opsolete parts.

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