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LCD flip out screen

The flip out screen dose not show up anything but if you touch it you still can use the buttons on it

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I had purchased SONY DCR HC 42 in july 2005. now i am facing a problem with the LCD display. whenever i open LCD screen nothing comes on it. view finder is working fine. kindly help me out Pritu

Posted on Aug 14, 2007

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The flexible cable needs to be replaced, as correctly pointed out by x-tian. If your handy cam is under warranty, Sony will change the cable for free.

Posted on Sep 07, 2007

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Flex wire is already cut on lcd connection and only left is the control button...go the the sony service for replacing the flex wire..

Posted on Aug 13, 2007

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