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Sony handycam CCD-TRV43 troubleshooting

Hi! I have a Sony handycam CCD-TRV43 8mm that all of the sudden started behaving very weird. When I want to record or playback it stops after a few seconds, beeps several times and there is a yellow sign in the centre, looks like an eject sign, that keeps flashing as well as a C:31:23 code flashing in the upper right-hand corner. I looked up the error code in the manual and it says it needs to be taken in for service by an authorized dealer, but the camera is old (at least for the current technology)and I am actually looking at upgrading to a digital camera instead. However, I would not mind having this camera around for the kids to make their own movies with. Needless to say, I don't want to spend a ton of money on fixing it and wonder if there is anything I can do myself? Grateful for any reply, Anna.

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  • Anna Schulze Aug 08, 2006

    PS. I should also mention that I have already left it to "dry" out and tried a brand new tape.


  • yorska Mar 23, 2008

    I have the same problem with my handycam and that same code (c:32-21). How do I fix it?

  • aniseirfan Nov 23, 2009

    I have sony dcr-pc9e handycam. I have lost the cd with the software to shift from dv to laptop. 2. I would like to know the which format to convert the dv files which give best audio video quality yet does not take so much space.



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Some part in the cam is broken and i want to repair it. where should i go in Navi mumbai India?

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