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Camra not charging battery & nither detected by computer

There was screen problem in my mini dv camcorder dcr hc 42e, i was got suggested to change fp185 cable. it has changed and screen is working perfectly, but camera not chargeing battery nither through play station and also it is not detected by my computer also. so please any body suggest me the right solution.. thanks

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  • snigdhadeep Mar 02, 2009

    I too have the same problem. There was no LCD display. After i got it repaired by the service centre, my battery is not getting charged. The battery lit is not glowing after switching the power plug on. But the camcorder is operating on direct power.

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Sounds like you have either a loose or not fitted correctly strip connector.possibly when opened for repair was not put back together properly.

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