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Camera control buttons do not work, stop, play etc

The volume control, effects buttons etc do not work either. I bought the camcorder in 2000 & it is in excellent condition. It was working fine while playing back a tape I had recorded then none of the camera buttons would work. The camera works with the remote control as far as play, stop etc goes.The zoom & viewfinder buttons do not work as well. I have cleaned it according to Sony's suggestions & it still has no buttons that will work. I have contacted Sony & all they could offer was how to reset it by removing the battery.

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Re: Camera control buttons do not work, stop, play etc

Your flexible control panel cable may have torn ( from loading and unloading ) - if there are leds ? in yours , the replacement part often does not have them ( many users miss them ) ; get an estimate , before committing to repairs on a 7 year old camera ( starts at $ 50 plus parts and shipping , here in puerto rico ) ;

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