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Panasonic nv-ds55 I have a problem when starting up my camcorder ,it shows an icon f5 on the top of my lcd screen and then i cannot record anything. the only way i can get the camcorder to work is to take the dv out, and put it back in again some times it works sometimes it doesn't vety annoying. please help thanks andy.

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It sounds like the sensor is going bad. Here is the manual for the NV-DS 60, which is very similar to yours. You may need to take it to a repair shop. Good luck.
http://tda.panasonic-europe-service.com/docs/2z5a2cca0fz3z22232z656ez706466z21z1c8fc58f832b60282b1c88e0f0a7f11211283296/pgrp001/pcat008/nvds60eg/753316/IM-NVDS60-65ENG.PDF

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