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Moisture sensor on sony ccd-trv87

Hi: I have a Sony CCD-TRV87 The moisture signal keeps blinking on the screen. While this is happening you cannot insert a tape. We have dried out the camera ( It never got wet!) but it only seems to work for a day or so and then it happens again. HELP ! Or should I chuck the camera it the trash.

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Re: Moisture sensor on sony ccd-trv87

Moisture sensor is on the main circuit board and to replace the sensor you probably invest $100-200 for repair. It's the sensor or component surounding the sensor which gone bad. No other way around it. Good luck.

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I am having the same problem. When I hit Rewind or Fast Foward, i can see the image moving clearly.
When I hit play though, I just get a BLUE screen with the Play arrow displayed. So it's playing, I just got a blue screen. And last night, I got the blue screen but I could hear the audio. 
Then I put a head cleaning tape in the camera, and I did get the picture back on for a little bit.
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hi bagirl.. yes of course if they use the exact same type of cassatte for recording . in other words u can take the casatte from 1 camera and play it on any camera in the world if they use the same type of cassatte.. if they use hard disk then the answer would be no...

pls rate..

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try attaching the AC adapter. Also, go into the menu settings, and make sure that the auto power off setting is turned off.

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