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RCA CC617 I just bought a used RCA cc617 vhs camcorder. The view finder is black. But you can hook it up to the tv and it will record and play back. Can anyone help with this problem.

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Had the same problem took mine apart and found the ribbon cable going to the viewer was cracked and broken probably because of the flexing of the cable during adjustments. Not fixed yet.

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Probably the lcd screen is broken (the one that you can see through the veiw finder) if this is the case it is not reasonably fixable. Otherwise it may be a connection that is broken and it is not getting any feed. If you give it a little tap and it comes to life breifly, this is probably the case. You can take it to a small electronics repair shop and they will let you know if its worth fixing or just using as is.

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