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Sony Handycam Vision videoHi8 will record sound, but no picture.

My camcorder will play back previously recorded videos just fine, but when I try to record a new video, the screen is black. However, it will pick up sound, just no picture. Could something possibly be broken inside? I have never dropped it or anything, but it did sit for about 2 or 3 years without any use.

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  • Anonymous Jan 30, 2009

    I have the same problem on mine.
    Please help. thanks

  • pumacat Apr 03, 2009

    I have the same problem, it will play back recorded tapes but there is only black fuzzy in LCD and viewfinder in record mode

  • Anonymous May 03, 2009

    My Sony Handycam Vision will record sound and playback previous recorded footage but there is only a black screen when recording new.

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Hi,
It is known problem of bad ccd imager in camcorder and requires replacement of that part.
Sony will repair CCD-TRV318 Free of Cost in ccd imager problem.
Please click Sony CCD Imager Support for details.
Good luck.

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a sony Handycam videoHi8 camcorder, my problem is that it

Try using different tape or a new tape in the Camcorder.

Clean the video heads using the Sony V8-25CLD cleaning cassette.

You may also try pressing and holding the Reset button for 30 seconds to reset all the settings in the unit to the factory defaults.




Good luck!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!

Posted on Sep 19, 2009

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