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Cannot get disc out of camcorder....will not open.

Best Buy and Wolf Camera said camera is not turning on. Can get a screen to view but camera will not record as well. All batteries good as well as plug in. Both say it would cost as much to repair as to replace.
Hybrid Camcorder DVD?HDD Cinema Res 1200 X zoom Ultravision purchased March 2007

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  • frank276 Dec 24, 2008

    This is a DZhs303A/DZ HS300A

    If Camcorder internal memory is dead and disc is full of pics how can I get it out to save the pics. Door will not open at all. Would like to at least save the footage. Seems like a very short time to own a camera before it fails.

  • frank276 Dec 24, 2008

    This is a DZhs303A/DZ HS300A

    If Camcorder internal memory is dead and disc is full of pics how can I get it out to save the pics. Door will not open at all. Would like to at least save the footage. Seems like a very short time to own a camera before it fails.

  • frank276 Dec 24, 2008

    Is the camera worth servicing? and if so, where should I send for repair? I am in Houston, TX
    Thanks for the assistance.

  • frank276 Dec 24, 2008

    The camera seems to come on as the lens screen comes on and simply says DVD Access...no error messages. You can use the zoom feature. The access/pc light comes on...that's about it.

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Do you have a model #?

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    If the DVD video camera/recorder does not operate normally, perform “System Reset”: The DVD video

    camera/recorder may recover to normal. “System Reset” will reset all settings to factory defaults. The date

    and time will also be reset: Set the date and time again before using the DVD video camera/recorder.

    1
    Set the power switch to “OFF” to turn the

    DVD video camera/reorder off.

    Detach the battery or AC adapter/charger.

    2
    Use a fine tipped pen to hold down the reset

    button for several seconds.

    All settings will be reset.

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First answer some questions:
1/is there any Error Sign or Message as flashing LEDs or anything seems to alarm u that u r facing a Problem.
2/What r u using for Recording HDD = hard disk or DVD-R.

PLz.

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Some allignment in the camera is either broken or got moved from its orignal setting needs to be opened and serviced to make it proper.if any thing got broken then replacement is necessary.

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They are right, such cameras has one main board and all parts are mounted on it. In any case or problem of electronic failure, main board will be replaced and cost would be approx new camera price.

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    Before opening camera to take out disc, check there is possibility of blown fuse on main board. Qualified Tech can look into camera for blown fuse and camera might function again.

    To get video / movie files and pictures on disc you need to finalize disc on this camera.

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Just the picture image lens is working but the internal memory is bad.replace the camera.

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