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Panasonic pv-dv953 power doesnt stay on

Power light flickers when AC adapter or charged battery is mounted then shuts down.

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it probably goes into a shutdown mode because of those dreaded pan capacitors!!. These are small surface mounted capacitors that dont just go bad in almost all camcorders but they will leak and be very very corrosive to the Printed curcuit board and eat up the pc traces!! The onlt way to see if this is the problem is to have the unit looked at by a quilifyed camcorder specialist and see if that is the problem? Good luck

Posted on May 11, 2006

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I have a friend who has one, and has not used it for some time. Here is his e-mail  curious_jjb@yahoo.com

Posted on Oct 14, 2007

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I think, yes have to work.
Because the RCA in a PC. is for capture AUDIO and VIDEO.
Of any source.
But you have to be sure they are INPUT.
And the respective program to capture video with. RCA inputs in your PC.

I have on my PC.. Video capture program with a security camera System. That work in the same way.

Just with a different program.

OK I hope this help..

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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Go to Radio Shack, bring your camera, and they will sell you an AC adapter part number: 273-1696 for $30.

Posted on Aug 30, 2009

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Most likely the power circuitry is this ole girl has bit the dust.
The same thing happened to my PV-42 6 years ago.
You've done very well getting 17 years of service from her.
Time to put her on the memorial shelf.

Posted on Dec 21, 2010

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