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Mini DV camera decided to cease working

I have a Panasonic PV-GS31 MiniDV camcorder, well today it was acting funny, giving me a black screen on both the viewfinder, and the LCD. So I thought the battery just wasn't putting out enough juice, but the AC cable dissappeared so in turn I located my Juice power supply that has various adapters to use with things, and a 'power converter' built in so it doesn't fry electronics. Low and behold, after using it the Camcorder wouldn't turn on, or with the battery, or with the eventual AC cable I located. From what I've read on here it's likely a fuse was blown when I used the juice ac adapter, alas I can only imagine the costs to fix it and was wondering if it's easy to dismantle the camcorder and just replace the fuse. Or if there are any other suggestions I'm open.

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Re: mini DV camera decided to cease working

I recently had a similar issue and couldn't locate the power cable for a wall outlet . after trying half the electronics stores in town and multiple universal power adapters , my son left his power cord out for his play station portable (PSP) . my camcorder started up like it was new upon pluging this cord in . hahaha , sorry just looked at the date of entry on this thread . well i hope this info may be of use to someone.

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