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Sony HVR-Z1U (no power)

What happen: while shooting in a convention here in vegas, using my z1u camcorder, ive spent 30 mins of filming when the camera just frozed. there's no power at all. i checked the battery, and its still good. i replace a new battery (fresh from a wall charger) and it doesnt help at all. no power still in my camera. ive hook up an AC adapter on the camera itself and its no good too.
ive read a forum that i can manually reset the camera by pressing the reset button on the LCD panel.ive done all of that, but still theres no power.
Ive been wondering if you guys have any idea or solutions regarding my problem, i dont want to spend a lot of money for camera repair shops.
i hope you guys can help me. thanks alot.

jeff (las vegas)

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  • vanagon1984 Jan 23, 2009

    same exact problem, same exact attempts at fixing

  • powrslave Feb 25, 2009

    Same problem, sent in for Sony repair, apparently the mount C board is the problem. Trouble with this is the repair costs... A grand for the part and 600 bones for labor. Yikes!!!


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