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No Visual Display

I just picked up my mother-in-laws Sony Handycam DCR-DVD200. I do not see anything when I set the dial to either pictures or video (recording). Note the lens cover is removed. I can view videos previously recorded. Additionally I can record video. However if I record something I can only hear the audio from the recording. The display is still blank (black). Is this camcorder broken or am I doing something wrong?

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Re: No Visual Display

Go to Sony's website and you will find that they know of this problem and will fix it for free.

Posted on Jun 11, 2007

Re: No Visual Display

Here's the manual page from Retrevo for troubleshooting - "The picture does not appear in the viewfinder"

Posted on May 16, 2007

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