Question about Sony Handycam DCR-SR300 Camcorder
Display not working. I've seen some post that say to replace the ribbon cable.
I suddenly had similar problems with my SR300. I replaced the flat ribbon cable (looks orange) between the body and the LCD display and camera works like new. The ribbon cable is subject to cracking the internal wires where it flexes when you open and close the LCD display. There was also a new part number for the cable so I suspect it is a known problem.
Posted on Dec 21, 2008
Had the same.after stopped showing anything and the rest was working perfectly. Changed the flex wire connecting camcorder and it's like new. got from the repair shop and did it by miself. Good luck
Posted on Sep 25, 2009
Had the same problem. It's ainternal flex wire connecting LCD with camcorder. Got from the repair shop did it by miself and it's like knew. It's very common in sony. Good luck
Posted on Sep 25, 2009
well if i'm not mistaking it could be the LCD board connection at the screen . but the replacement + labor will go from 120 to 170,
have you tried to open the screen, really slowly and see if it shows any life !.
you can try to get an stimate at sony, and see how mush it will cost you repair the machine.
there is not easy way to fix it, the screws are small and they can be lost really easy.sorry
Posted on Oct 08, 2009
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The most likely cause for this is a damaged or defective flexible ribbon cable that connects the LCD to the camera body and can be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a user serviceable problem and will need to be repaired by a qualified service technician.
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