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Sony VX-2100 unresponsive dials

The camera's dials stopped working for a while. The exposure dial and the menu dial. After a few months they started working again. Now once more upon starting another project the dials are unresponsive.

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It can happen if any of the setting switch is struck or short....

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Yellow flashing light on screen


It is Progressive Scan mode
if you don't want it then follow this
  • Press the "Menu" button. Turn the control dial and select "M."

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    Rotate the control dial and select "Prog. Scan." Press the control dial.

  • 3

    Rotate the control dial and select "Off." Press the control dial. The Progressive Scan LED light should go off.


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Lamp lights without command no longer open in the minidv box black screen does not play, not record one more thing to do?


Solution 1 • Unlock focus area selector. • Auto-area AF selected for Custom Setting 2 (AFarea mode): choose another mode. • Press shutter-release button halfway to turn monitor o?¬? or activate exposure meter • Memory card is full, locked, or not inserted. • Flash is charging. • Camera is not in focus. • CPU lens with aperture ring attached without locking aperture at highest f/-number. • Non-CPU lens is attached: rotate camera mode dial to M. • Mode dial rotated to S after shutter speed of bulb selected in mode M: choose new shutter speed • P, S, A, and M modes: lower ?¬? ash. • Digital Vari-Program modes: turn ?¬? ash o?¬? Turn long exposure noise reduction o?¬? Turn long exposure noise reduction o?¬? Press multi selector up or down or rotate sub-command dial to choose photo information displayed Select All for Playback folder. Note that Current will automatically be selected when next photo is taken • Select On for Rotate tall. • Photo was taken with O?¬? selected for Auto image rotation. • Camera orientation was changed while shutter-release button was pressed in continuous shooting mode. • Camera was pointed up or down when photo was taken Use Nikon-approved card. • Card may be damaged. Contact retailer or Nikonauthorized service representative. • Delete unwanted ?¬ les or insert new memory car

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How to use change languge in english


www.usersmanualguide.com/sharp/camcorder/vl-e30s
To change the language, access Language in the menu and then select the correct language. Please see "Setting the Language" in your operator manual for further instructions.
Try this: Select Camera Menu; Dial down to #60(OTHER FUNCTIONS) Press dial and jog to last item on page 2. (HOUR METER) Now dial up three lines and press the dial. You should now see SELECT LANGUAGE >English >Japanese. Press the camcorder's power button while pressing and holding the Record button to recall the Camera Settings menu.

Scroll through the camera settings option until you get to the Language option.

Set the camcorder to the language you want to use with FlipShare. Try these solutions on your camera and let me know if this works for you

Dec 25, 2010 | Sharp VL-PD1U Camcorder

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How do I change from LP to SP ?


for the dcrtrv320 here's how you do it.ensure you have the power switch set to camera/vtr. press the menu button. will give you little icons on the screen (you should see manual set or vtr set). scroll down to the icon the looks like a tape (tape set). use the sel/push exec dial (it's the dial near the menu button,bottom of the viewfinder and left side of the batt) you scroll it up/down and push it in to confirm your selection.in tape set you have rec mode (press sel/push exec dial in)scroll to sp and press sel/push exec dial again to confirm setting. press menu to exit menu settings. hope this helps.thanks :)

Mar 26, 2010 | Sony Handycam DCR-TRV320 Digital Camcorder

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Hello have a low light setting on my AG-DVX100BP that wont allow the video to show?


Hit the iris button on the side of the camera, then use the dial to dial the iris into an open position and let more light in. Know that the higher the number, the less light coming in, so 16 is just below closed iris, 2.8 is just before completely open iris. The iris is like the pupil of your eye. You should always be in manual iris to control the iris with the iris dial, keeping the video between 4.0 and 6 usually gives you the best exposure (not too hot or too low light.)

You also may have a neutral density filter on. You should only apply this switch if there is too much sunlight. Use nd 1/8th for moderate sunlight, nd 1/64th for bright sunlight. Then adjust the iris with the dial again to get the best picture exposure.

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Blurry video recording


Since the camcorder returns to the auto shutter setting and the auto exposure setting when it's switched into Night Capture mode, I would say that might be your problem.  Change your shutter and exposure settings. To do this, switch to Camera mode, turn the menu dial to the setting you wish to change then press enter.  You may have to play with the settings until you get the desired picture. Remember, faster shutter speeds for faster action (stop action), and longer exposure settings for darker situations. Let me know if you need more help.

Feb 16, 2009 | Samsung Video Cameras

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I want to put color bar in pd 170


dear when u will open menu .. at last where we check ..HR. METER ,if u remmber ...
der is the option for the colour bar

Jan 25, 2009 | Sony Dvcam DSR-PD170 DV Digital Camcorder

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Setting time and date


From the manual:

1. Press the MENU button to open the menu.
2. Turn the SET dial to select [SYSTEM] and press the
SET dial.
3. Turn the SET dial to select [T.ZONE/DST] and press
the SET dial.
4. Turn the SET dial to select the setting option that represents your time zone and press the SET dial. To adjust for daylight saving time, select the time zone with the * next to the area.
5. Turn the SET dial to select [D/TIME SET] and press
the SET dial. The year display starts to flash.
6. Turn the SET dial to select the year, and press the
SET dial.
• The next part of the display starts flashing.
• Set the month, day, hours and minutes in the same way.
7. Press the MENU button to close the menu and to
start the clock.

Jan 15, 2009 | Canon Video Cameras

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HOW DO I SET DATE & TIME-ALSO GO FROM SP TO SLP


There is a built-in rechargeable battery in the camera and after approx 3 months it will be completely discharged if the camcorder is not used. To recharge: Connect camcorder to wall outlet using the supplied AC Adapter with the power switch turned OFF for more than 24 hours. (To keep the internal batter charged, try to plug the camera in every couple of months or attach a fully charged external battery for at least 24hrs). To set the clock: Set the power switch to CAMERA and then press MENU. Turn the dial to select CLOCK SET, scroll to the toolbox looking icon -it may say DEMO MODE next to it. Then press the dial. Turn the dial to select the desired year, month, day and then pressing the dial to set each as you go. For the tape speed go to Menu settings scroll to find Tape settings (TAPE SET), select REC MODE and from there you can change the tape speed from SP to LP. Hope this helps. I have the Sony Digital 8 Handycam DCR-TRV250 I purchased about 3 or 4 years ago (700x digital zoom etc).

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