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Red flashing indicator in viewfinder of my Canon XL1E

Hi, I have a flashing red warning light in the viewfinder, there is a horizontal line intersected by an angled vertical line in the center of the viewfinder. I don't what it is or what it means. The camera functions seem to work, the tape loads and unloads . . any ideas appreciated.

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Hi . .  I downloaded the manual . . found I needed to replace the 3 volt lithium battery located on the underside of the hand grip for the zoom. Changed the battery . . . No red flashing icon in the viewfinder.
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Posted on Feb 28, 2009

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