Question about Canon MVX25I Mini DV Digital Camcorder
My Canon MVX25i has a power failure. It will not recharge the battery and I have tried a fully charged battery and there is no power to the unit. I need to remove the tape but cannot do so without power. Does anyone know how to replace the fuse or get the tape out without power? I would prefer not to send the device to a repair centre as I need to get it fixed quickly. Thanks
If you can do the repairs yourself there are two ways to fix the problem. Dismental the camera. Try to locate the power board. have a keen look at the components near the battery connector or the power connector. there you will be able to locate 3 to 4 safety fuses. check the continuty. if found open replace it and the problem can be solved. AND the other way is to locate the motor for tape deck loading mechanism. Remove the flex ribbion connector of the motor from the pcb, then try giving 3volt supply from an external device to the motor in both the direction. in one direction it will move the deck outward, but be carefull when the cassette is being ejected a little portion of the tape may get damaged.
Posted on Sep 25, 2006
I had a similar problem, and I think I have a simpler solution. I have a Canon ZR85, and it may be similar to yours in that on the docking bay (where you attach the battery to the camera), there should be a small removable cover that holds a smaller, flatter, circular battery. Replace this. I used a CR1620 battery lying around from a watch I took apart, and now my camera powers up fine even though it requires a CR1616. I'm not sure of the cause of all of this, but I sure hope that helps. It was a definite relief for me.
Posted on Sep 28, 2006
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