Question about Sony Handycam DCR-HC30 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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There is no picure in my view finder or LCD screen. I have all of my display menu's and such, but no picture, and yes the lense cover is down. There is a small eye looking icon in the screen, and I can view old videos, but when I try and record the screen is pitch black even though audio is recording.

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  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    I tried that link with no success. any other links that you know of?

  • parissa_sai Apr 07, 2009

    I have the same problem and sony is refusing to fix it.. they say too bad the ccd issue whatever has expired so we wont fix it for you. its insane how was i suppose to know it has a ccd issue till it happens?!?!

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2009

    I have the same problem and tried the link.  It says you ca view this article.

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2009

    I see they will repair it for $171

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Hi,
Its known issue of bad CCD imager in DCR-HC30 and CCD imager will be replaced.

Sony will repair your handycam free of cost as per announced scheme of CCD problems.

Click on Sony CCD Support for details.

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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