Question about Panasonic PV-DV103 Mini DV Digital Camcorder
This is actually a problem with the ribbon cable. When the tape is put in and the tape door is pushed shut it jars the internal ribbon cable. Years ago I found this tip online & it fixed it!
"Ok, here goes, I had the exact same problem on my pos Panasonic pv-dv203d. After many times of taking it apart and many frustrating calls to Panasonic, I've finally figured it out, I hope it helps on your cameras.
Remove the bottom plate from the Camera (four screws, plus one near the LCD screen).
Pop off the bottom plate of the camera
Look at the ribbon cables carefully, and make sure they are all snug in the plugs. The tape transport mechanism may move them out of place."
Every now and then our will start to act up & hubby unscrews the bottom of the camcorder (Panasonic PV-DV203D), gently maks sure the ribbon cables are in place, replaces the bottom plate & it's worked for us every time. i hope this helps!
Posted on Jul 12, 2008
Please change the internal battery and it would be fine
Posted on Apr 19, 2009
I have done the same as Abrazenvixen. Irecently did the same thing the second time. My Panasonic PVDV103D makes a clicking noise when I turn it on. When this happens, I removed the bottom panel and gently push the ribbon cables into the electronic boards. So far this has solved the problem a couple of times. It happens about once a year.
Posted on Sep 06, 2008
Posted on Feb 17, 2008
Hi! I have posted some tips on how to do this but in case you dont see it well here it is. Just play with the camcorder. Turn it off and on and try recording or try to see something until it works. I have done this with mine and it finally worked. good luck
Posted on Jun 15, 2007
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