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Camera problems I have a problem with my camcorder,it happens when iam video taping,and seems as long as i dont move my camera from side to side or up and down its ok ,but when i move my camera in any direction I get streaks across my screen and its like that on the video.Also when i watch tapes that are already used,its the same, you get those streaks across the screen.Can anyone help?what would be the price to get this fixed? Thanks and a Merry Christmas to ya all.

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I'v a problem tht the lcd is not i m not able to see any display and cannot record anything please mail me so that i will be able to repair my handy cam..

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It sounds like a loose connector to the CCD or it could be a defective CCD. Your model is not included in models with this problem being handle as a free repair by Sony, but go here to troubleshoot the symptoms: If it's not covered by Sony's CCD warranty, check on Fixya's home page for independent shops who can repair it for much less than the factory.

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