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My handycam remains on

Even after i remove the ac adaptor of my handycam , on completion of the charging, the handycam still remains on with the green light in the camera mode on though my green switch of handycam is off. when this happened i also noticed that the on/off switch of my handycam is not functioning and even when i set it to off or on nothong happens, i took it to the showroom and they changed the battery still it is still the same. pse help

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Hi,
I don't think the battery would have affected this. I think it is more likely that the main on/off switch is at fault, or the connections to it are shorted. This needs to be checked over first, before going deeper into the control board.

You may have to weigh up how much professional repair is compared to a new unit.
If you decide a new unit is on the cards - then you have nothing to loose in taking it apart and looking for an obvious problem in the switch area. Most of the time it is either dirt, broken plastic, or the small switch discs that are at fault. - all repairable with minimum fuss.

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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