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Dew/Clog problem I cannot use my Sharp 8 Viewcam VL-E39 Camcorder because the dew/clog light keeps coming on. I don't know what I need to do to fix this, or if I need to send it out to be repaired, where to send it. Also, I brought a brand new battery, and charged it fully. Even after charging, the battery only works for 8 minutes. Help!

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  • bigscreenven Nov 06, 2008

    cannot use my Sharp 8 Viewcam VL-E39 Camcorder because the dew/clog light keeps coming on. I don't know what I need to do to fix this.

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It is possible that the dew sensor is faulty or more likely that the connection from teh sensor to the rest of the camera is faulty. This unit will require repair. If you can soler, you may be able to resolve this. I'll look up your model to see how bad the access is to the sensor.
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Posted on May 13, 2008

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I let it sit overnight and when I opened the door I nudged the part that holds the tape up. I got the tape out but I think it is still frozen. I will try a different tape and hope it still works. I'll post results.
Thanks
Kate

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Flashing "DEW" Indicator shutting down the viewcam

I don't know if this will help, but when I leave the camera open with no tape in it for a day or so, "dew" goes away. Now I just store it open without a tape in it and have never had this problem again.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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SOURCE: Bypassing of DEW sensor

there is no way to bypass it, but simple modification is available to correct this problem. contact any sharp authorized repair center.

Posted on Oct 26, 2009

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