Question about Canon XL1S Mini DV Digital Camcorder
Just fixed this problem. It is one of the three main fuses that have blown out. This is not supposed to be consumer accessible or fixable, but I did it.
Open up the camera case using the 5 allen head screws disconnect the top ribbon cable going to the playback buttons on the handle. on the main board (behind the tape deck) are 3 tiny square black fuses The top fuse FU3201 is the VTR The middle fuse FU3200 is the Motor The bottom fuse FU3202 is the Camera/Lense
The bottom fuse was my culprit. I found a tiny piece of copper and bent it into a U shape and slipped it over the fuse so that it touched the metal terminals on both sides and bypassed the fuse. This fixed the problem.
Haven't used the camera extensively since, but shoot about 10 hrs a week with 2 xl1's and will post if anything happens.
Here is a diagram from the Canon XL1 Service Manual: http://www.coycypert.net/files/xl1.png
Here is the service manual download link: http://www.coycypert.net/files/CANON%20DM-XL1.pdf
Posted on Jul 01, 2011
Read the manual again ? There should be something about that...
Battery is exsausted?
Posted on Feb 20, 2009
I have the same problem but the fuses (7 in this case) are fine :' anyone have an idea? maybe a capacitor? but which? oh god..
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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