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Sony TRV-260 Has No Power

Camera was stored and discovered in a box. Bought new charger set and battery for it. When the battery is snapped in place, nothing happens. I see a DC input slot below the battery but we have no cord to fit it. 1) Do we need a separate adapter to charge the camera? 2) If not, any ideas why it will not turn on with a new battery fully charged? 3) Internal fuse anywhere?


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  • jimrr66 Feb 03, 2009

    Tried the pencil eraser-no luck. We do not have another camera to try the battery in. Do not know anybody who has one either.

  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics May 11, 2010

    Please confirm new battery on another Sony camera before suspecting your own camcorder.


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Give this a try
taka pecil eraser and clean the contact points

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